Learn about some new bee nest boxes at Wytham Wood set up by Oxford Plan Bee and recording activity at your own bee nest box. Continue reading and double-click on the posters below for more details.
Yes, Bury Knowle Park features in Vogue’s must-visits in Oxford! Click to see the article.
A small group meet to look after the Sensory Garden on the first Monday of each month. You are welcome to join.
Sheila Carmichael died peacefully in Sobell House Tuesday evening. She had been an energetic “Friend” until very recently doing much work, using her gardening skills, on refurbishing the sensory garden. She told us not long ago that she’d gone as far as Aslan everyday to see how the carving was progressing.
There’s a tree being transformed in Bury Knowle Park. Come and hear about what else is going on in the Park this Thursday at the AGM of the Friends of Bury Knowle Park (details below).
We meet at the Bury Knowle main entrance on London Road, at 10.30 am on Thursdays for new runners and at 9.30am for those who can already run 5 km. A new beginners course will start on Thursday 5th Jan, but people are welcome to start at any time. Details on the Web at http://www.silverjoggers.club
A date for your diaries – the Friends of Bury Knowle Park AGM will be on Thursday 19th January 2017, at St Andrews School Hall. 6 pm for light refreshments, 6.15 pm start.
A frosty morning in November – perfect for a walk in the park.
Oxford City Council would like to hear what you think of the parks, nature reserves and green spaces that it manages in Oxford.
Beautiful flower beds at Bury Knowle Park seen on the Summer Solstice.
Stonework repairs are underway at Bury Knowle House.
We have been fortunate to be selected by Tesco’s to be one of the projects currently being voted on by customers. The main aspects of the project are to provide a good path from the nearby main tarmac path which would be easy for a wheel chair to be pushed over; a suitable surface for …
The small car park in the park is clearly signed as being for Park and Library users only. The problem: some people appear to be using it to park all day. Thus restricting availability of spaces for others. The city council have suggested that one solution would be to expand the number of parking spaces. …
The City Council Parks Dept. have recently surveyed the trees in Bury Knowle, They are planning to undertake some tree works within the park and the surrounding area. The majority of work will be carried out within the next 6 months with minimum disruption to the park and its users. The two Scots pines (489,490) …
Plans for 10 homes on the site of the council’s depot in Bury Knowle Park have been unveiled with the access road for these homes running through part of the park. View article in the Oxford Mail
The city council has hired a new solar-powered litter bin from the Big Belly Solar Compactor Bins company, and has placed it in Bury Knowle Park. It can compact 800 litres of waste, and sends council workers an email when it is 85% full and then again when it is 95% full. Oxford Mail, 18 …
Groundwork Thames Valley refurbished the children’s play area between February and August 2011 following the award of a Playbuilder grant of £47,000, and it was officially opened on 23 September 2011. Oxford Mail, 30 May 2011: “New themed playground will mean a happy ever after ending”