• Report from the recent Sleepout Microadventure

    On Saturday 30 June 2017 approximately 30 inexperienced Micro-Adventurers took part in a Bivvy Night. The adventurers slept in green survival bags which are usually used in dangerous rescue operations. Participants arrived at Barnwell Park at 6pm and were taken through a brief by the organiser Claire Faulkner. Following the safety instructions, Richard Chandler, a […]

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  • Music in the Park Sunday 16 July 2017

    It’s almost time for our annual shindig in the sun, free to attend, no ticket needed, just £3 to park if you come by car. This year we will be hosting five local brass bands: Raunds Temperance Rushden Town Stamford Town Thrapston Town Yarwell & Nassington Britannia Each band will play a 50 minute selection of their […]

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  • Follow the yellow (grass) road

    The Rangers are actively managing the West Meadow, over by the North Lake Path, as a wildflower meadow.  Short open patches provide areas for new seeds to establish more easily.  Next time you are taking a stroll in the Park, follow the wiggly path.  It’s fun and it helps create a more diverse habitat because a […]

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  • Advance notice: Summer 2017 dates for your diary

    Saturday 17 June: a sausage and cider day in the park with live bands Sunday 16 July: Music in the Park, a day out for all the family, our annual Friends big event, not to be missed Sunday 17 September:  NEW The Kingfisher Food Festival More details in due course, keep an eye on this […]

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  • Proposed new sand and water play area

    The Countryside Rangers at Barnwell are drawing up proposals for a new play area.  Their ideas will be available as drawings on display at the Visitor Centre.  If you support the idea in principle then please sign the form next time you drop in at the Kingfisher Café, or you can email barnwell@firstforwellbeing.co.uk giving your […]

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