November 05, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

PHOTO COMPETITION RESULT

The winning photograph in this years photographic competition was taken by Dennis Farrell who collects the £40 First Prize. Dennis had 4 photographs in the shortlist! Second prize of £25 goes to Graeme Manning Third Prize of £15 was won by last year’s winner, Caroline Bennett Voting took place at

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October 23, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

CAFE DAYS RETURN!

The Friends were pleased to welcome visitors back to the Park for a full Cafe Day on the 17th of October with lots of regular customers and many new faces. Despite some unsettled weather the day was well supported and visitors enjoyed the homemade cakes together with a static birds

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August 18, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

POETRY POSTS

The Friends have erected three poetry posts in the Park containing poems written by local schoolchildren at the Ulley Arts Festival in 2019. Inspired by the Laurie Lee Trail in the Cotswolds the posts have been created by Lorraine Botterill and are an amazing feature for visitors to enjoy. The

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August 18, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

Theatre in the Spillway

There was a performance of ‘The Magicians Monster’ in the Spillway on Tuesday 17th of August, organised by Rotherham Civic Theatre. A sell-out audience gave enthusiastic support to the cast and also enjoyed refreshments provided by the Friends in the Visitors Centre.

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May 27, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

FISHING AT ULLEY

Alex Robinson has sent in some photos showing a Pike and a Perch caught recently at Ulley.

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November 16, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT 2020 – BOBBIE HILLMAN

Hello Dear Friends This year has been so different for us all.  We had no choice but to cancel all our Cafe Days after the March event and it was impossible to hold our AGM in November due to the Covid restrictions. This report is a summary of our activities

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November 08, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION RESULT

The winner of the competition for the ‘Best Ulley Photograph’ was Caroline Bennett. Caroline also claimed the second prize! There was a tie for Third place for the photos submitted by Tom Trow and Dennis Farrell Congratulations to the prize winners and also to 9 year old Mia Barnes who received

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October 15, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

Voluntary Rangers working days

Although the Friends activities have been restricted in the past months, the Park is still open and so we have been holding monthly working days for the team of Voluntary Rangers. Our aim is to help John Jackson, the Park Ranger, to keep the Park neat and tidy. We  also 

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October 15, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

Aston Academy pupils create new planter

We have installed a new flower planter in the car park using sculptured blocks created by pupils from Aston Academy for the Arts Festival last year.   

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September 20, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

New Ulley Shopping Bags

We have new items of Friends merchandise available to order. The handy tote shopping bag comes with your choice of one of the photographs below and will make an ideal gift. The bags are £5 which includes local delivery! The smaller bags have a drawstring and are useful for carrying

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