Welcome to "FRIENDS OF REDCATCH PARK"

AN AWARD WINNING GROUP - AN AWARD WINNING PARK

    FORP Achieved  the top award of "OUTSTANDING" category in RHS Britain in Bloom 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016  in "IT'S OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD"

          "GREEN FLAG" AWARD 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 for reaching the national high standard for open spaces, judged  on maintenance, facilities, future plans and community engagement.  (BCC no longer take part in this award

SILVER GILT as part of 'KNOWLE COMMUNITY'  in 2015 and GOLD in 2016 in the Bristol in Bloom Pennant Award.  

BRITAIN IN BLOOM SOUTH WEST - 5 STAR "BEST PARKS" AWARD IN 2015 and 2016  

Now known as The Park with the Art! (see Arts tab)


We are a group of local volunteers working in partnership  with Bristol City Council  Parks dept to improve the green open  space of Redcatch Park in Knowle, Bristol.
  
We meet quarterly on second Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm in the Redcatch Community Centre, Redcatch Road. Quarterly Meeting dates for 2017 are  8 Feb, 10 May, 9 Aug, 
8 Nov AGM
  Everyone invited. 
Playground and lovely landscaping

We acknowledge with many thanks the support and funding we have received for improvements and projects from the following - Key Projects,  SITA,  Knowle, Filwood and Windmill Hill Neigbourhood Partnership,  Bristol City Council, Quadron, VMR publicity, Cotswold Homes and Redcatch Community Association and from their events team Entertaining Local Knowle

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Phone: Chair Susan Davies      0117 9777764
Email: sjdavies43@gmail.com

Secretary : Teresa Henstridge barront20@gmail.com 

Treasurer : Alex Lingham    alex_lingham@hotmail.com

We value our popular local park and are working to improve planting, and develop and improve facilities for recreation, sport and play, and to protect and attract wild-life.  

We engage with the community to bring all ages into the park and work with Knowle East Youth, who  secured the funding for the shelter (seen in the photo) and a multi-use  games area.

We work in partnership with  all the following organisations :- Bristol City Council, Knowle Filwood, Knowle and Windmill Hill Neighbourhood Partnership, Redcatch Community Association.

                                   MANY THANKS TO JANE VELLENDER FOR THE LOVELY PHOTO 

 The whole of the Park, and adjoining roads, have been designated by the police as "Alcohol Free". keeping it a safe and pleasant place to  visit. To view the Management Plan for the park visit:-

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/leisure_and_

culture/parks_and_open_spaces/Redcatch%20Park%20management%20plan.pdf

 
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