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2021

March

Lake Cordoned Off due to Bird Flu from 23rd February 2021

Blackpool Council issued the following notice:

'Yesterday a cygnet was removed from the park by the RSPCA after showing signs of sickness. Unfortunately it had to be put to sleep.

We have cordoned off access to the lake as a precautionary measure in light of the recent cases of avian flu in Blackpool and elsewhere in the country.

The RSPCA will be monitoring the other birds on the lake and we will ensure they are fed.

Stanley Park is still open for everyone to enjoy but please respect the cordon and do not go near the edge of the lake.'

 

Make a Change this March

Make a Change this March

A healthy lifestyle challenge delivered by Active Blackpool’s Making Changes team…

Active Blackpool’s Making Changes team, alongside Get Out Get Active have set you a challenge… we’re here to encourage and support you to ‘Make a Change this March’.

Aims of the Challenge…

Throughout March, the team are going to guide you, and maybe your family, through four different challenges. The aim is to make changes to your current lifestyle so that you can live more healthily. Each week will see a different challenge set, however you’ll have to keep the good work going as each week becomes more challenging! Further information can be found by reading the information on the link below....

Link to a pdf document with details of Make a Change this March

February

Covid Roadmap Issued 22nd February 2021

Covid Roadmap Step 1

Covid Roadmap Step 2

Covid Roadmap Step 3

 

 

Covid Lockdown Mental Health Advice and FAQs

Covid lockdown mental health advice

Read the Frequently Asked Question click here

Mental Health Support

NHS Support

You don't need to have seen a doctor before calling for NHS support with mental health.

Different support is available depending on the individual:

You can be contacted via a means that is best for you:

Waiting times are short

If you are registered with a GP in Blackpool call 01253 955 700

If you are registered with a GP in Fylde or Wyre call 01253 955 943

Every Mind Matters

This NHS campaign provides a range of resources to support individuals with metal health problems

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Support is categorised into:

January

Friends of Stanley Park News 30th January 2021

Membership and New Equipment on the park:

All members who joined in 2020will have a free year in 2021. We feel that in 2020, apart from emails, you didn't get anything for your money except a mask. Our year doesn't start until April but anyone who joins from February 1st gets an extra two months membership free of charge! It is still only 10 per year. Click here to download the membership form.

We are grateful to Councillors Debbie Coleman and Andrew Stansfield who have already donated for two defibrillators that are awaiting placement in the park. They have generously given another donation from their budget. This is to be used on the Visitor Centre roof which last week's storm made leak again, a new swing for disabled children in their playground and towards the renovation of the Pavilion when the new skateboard park eventually is established. On top of all this they are also donating a bench in memory of Dave Burns. How about that for generosity?

On Monday at 10.30 am we are starting our Zoom Keep Fit meetings for those of us who need sit down a lot!

 

Blackpool Winter Gardens Mass Covid Vaccination Centre now open

If you've been invited the entrance is opposite Debenhams and there is one hour free car parking on a special section of Topping Street Car Park.

Blackpool Winter Gardens - Covid Vaccination Centre

Covid19 Symptoms, if you have them get a test

2019

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

The announcement September 2019:

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park BlackpoolFields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Link to Fields in Trust website

Fields in Trust champions and supports our parks and green spaces by protecting them for people to enjoy in perpetuity. Because once lost, they are lost forever.

 

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

Fields in Trust Best Park in the UK - Stanley Park Blackpool

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