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Love Parks Week 13 – 22 July

Bat walks, litter picks, bike rides and volunteering are just some of the ways Plymouth is celebrating Love Parks Week (13 -22 July 2018).

Events are taking place at parks across Plymouth throughout the week and many of the events are open to everyone.

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Activities taking place for Love Parks Week 

Date Event Time Contact
Monday 9 July

Open air performance with theatre company Stiltskin – with Holy Cross Primary School about marine plastic litter. At Teat’s Hill park.

1pm ashley.tod@plymouth.gov.uk
Monday 9 July

Bat and Moth evening.   Find  out about wildlife at night  in this bat and moth survey. Efford Marsh – Next to Axe Close bus stop at the top of Deer Park Drive near Military Road, PL3 6RU.

8.30pm ashley.tod@plymouth.gov.uk
Monday 9 July

Wildlife Volunteering – Efford Marsh

10.30am to 3.30pm

ashley.tod@plymouth.gov.uk
Thursday 12 July

Beginner Bike Rides. These rides are specially aimed at adults (aged 16+) wanting to get back on their bikes and gain more confidence.

6.30pm to 8pm

www.letsride.co.uk
Thursday 12 July

Proposed designation of Newham Meadows – We would like to hear your views on the proposed designation of Newnham Meadows as a Local Nature Reserve.

5.30pm to 7pm

Wildlife@plymouth.gov.uk  
or 0758 588 8044

Friday 13 July

Parent and baby buggy fit for new parents and their babies. Plymouth Life Centre.

9.30am to 10.30am

nyrene.dudley@plymouth.gov.uk
or call 01752 307008

Friday 13 July

Litter Pick at St Levan Park, St Levan Road, Ford.

10am stlevannhw@outlook.com
Saturday 14 July

Ladies only beginner running groups aimed at beginners and those who have not run for some time. Plymouth Life Centre.

9.15am to 10.15am

www.runtogether.co.uk
Saturday 14 July

Family Fun Day at St Levan Park.

11am to 5pm

stlevannhw@outlook.com
Sunday 15 July

Community Fun Day at Devonport Park.

11am to 4pm

Monday 16 July

Parent and baby buggy fit for new parents and their babies. Plymouth Life Centre.

9.30am to 10.30am

nyrene.dudley@plymouth.gov.uk
or 01752 307008

Monday 16 July

Join PCC and Devon Wildlife Trust to create a wildlife friendly space at West Hoe Park.

3pm to 6pm

play@plymouth.gov.uk
Tuesday 17 July

Bike rides aimed at women (aged 16+) wanting to get back on their bikes and gain more confidence.  You will be supported by Breeze Champions on an easy-going traffic free route. Plym Valley Woods.

6.15pm to 8.30pm

www.letsride.co.uk
Tuesday 17 July

Wildlife Volunteering at Ernesettle Creek- help care for your local nature reserve and learn new skills. Meet opposite the bus stop just off Lakeside Drive where it meets Tangemere Avenue, Ernesettle, PL5 2SJ

10.30am to 3.30pm

www.facebook.com/ActiveNeighbourhoodsProject
Wednesday 18 July

Ladies only waking or running group at Devonport Park, suitable for everyone, including those who have not exercised for a while, or who would like to try something new.

9.15am to 10.30am

01752 307008
Wednesday 18 July

Steady Bike ride at Tothill Community Centre. These rides are specially aimed at adults (aged 16+) wanting to get back on their bikes and gain more confidence.  You will be supported by Ride Leaders on an easy-going traffic free route.

6.30pm to 8.30pm

www.letsride.co.uk
Wednesday 18 July

Beginner running groups aimed at beginners and those who have not run for some time. Plymouth Life Centre.


6.15pm to 7.15pm

www.runtogether.co.uk
Wednesday 18 July

Beginner running groups aimed at beginners and those who have not run for some time. Nuffield Health and Leisure Centre.

6pm to 7pm

www.runtogether.co.uk
Thursday 19 July

Beginner bike rides aimed at adults aged 16 plus who want to get on their bikes and gain more confidence. Plym Valley Woods.

6.30pm to 8pm

www.letsride.co.uk
Friday 20 July

Parent and baby buggy-fit session at Plymouth Life Centre. Classes are suitable for all ages and abilities and all are welcome.

9.30am to 10.30am

nyrene.dudley@plymouth.gov.uk
or call 01752 307008

Friday 20 July

Central Park memories with Fotonow and Friends of Central Park. If you have an interesting story or memory about Central Park, come and share it so it can be included in the timeline.

10.45am and 5pm

Saturday 21 July

Central Park skate park official opening, featuring competitions and prizes, music, food and raffles.

12pm to 4pm

Andrew.clanfield@plymouth.gov.uk
Saturday 21 July

Stoke Village and Blockhouse Park Fun Day

11am to 6pm

stlevanhw@outlook.com
Saturday 21 July

Ladies only beginner running group aimed at both beginners and those who have not run for a long time.

9.15am to 10.15am

www.runtogether.co.uk
Saturday 21 July

Challenging bike ride from Tothill Community Centre– these rides are especially aimed at adults (16 plus) wanting to get back on their bikes and gain more confidence. You will be supported by Ride Leaders on an easy-going traffic free route.

10am to 2pm

www.letsride.co.uk
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