Sahida Ditta who is one of the key organisers for the EID Fusion festival has won the volunteer Catalyst Award for Volunteer of the Year. She is seen here with Cath and Vicki at the presentation.
Everyone who visits Ropner park bumps into Tony at some stage. In his high viz jacket, Tony looks after Ropner Park and its visitors like the Park keepers used to do many years ago.
He has deservedly won a Community Champion Award and has received a luxury hamper. There was an informal ceremony outside the café at on Wednesday 8th December.
Tony was unable to be there for this ceremony but the award was presented by Father Christmas at the FoRP Christmas Fair.
Walk4 FoRP participants
Link to overhead images of Ropner Park taken by Barry Skeldon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=678tfMFqxRU&t=12s
This is a one hour walk around Ropner Park, covering all of the park and is full of information about the park and its history. Booklets are available in the cafe or from FoRP volunteers.
Prepared by the Friends of Ropner Park Price £1.
While I was in Ropner Park trying unsuccessfully to take photos of the birds feeding I turned round and there was Mark Williams with a proper camera and a monstrous Zoom Lens. Mark has kindly sent us some of his photos. I have made up a page of birds in and around the lake. Brian Scrafton
Thanks to Andrew Quince of Quince technologies for updating the Friends of Ropner Park website