On Thursday 13th. June parts of Ropner Park were waterlogged and the council was unable to erect the marquees for the EID Fusion Festival.

The festival has been rearranged for Sunday 21st. July.

The Concert on the bandstand on Sunday 23rd. June will be given by the Cockerton Silver band.

The Hurworth Concert Band performed  on the Ropner Park Bandstand on Sunday 9th. June.

Concert tribute to Margaret Eglington.      Pictures

The first statue in the Ropner Park sculpture trail. funded by the co-op was to be paced in the morning of Tuesday 30th. April. It was unveiled by the Mayor of Stockton at the FoRP Spring Fair      Details

The Spring and Food Fair was held in Ropner park on Sunday 5th. April from 11.30 –  3.00.


The tennis courts in Ropner Park are free. Stuart Fox would like to start a men's`group. Ring Stuart on 07725246464 if you are interested.

The Charity Walk took place on 17th. March.More than £200 was raised for the Neo-natal Unit at North Tees Hospital. Thank you everyone for your support.

Ropner Park lake in the February sunshine

Another award for FoRP

FoRP has won the Community Organisation Category for the Tees Valley BME Achievement Awards for the work to host the EID Fusion Festival.

Thanks to Andrew Quince of Quince technologies for updating the Friends of Ropner Park website.