Nurture Nature Reaps Benefits in Radipole Gardens

Keen to know what’s happening in my surrounding area, I have to confess that I follow a lot of local Facebook groups. On one particular page there was an ongoing, somewhat heated, debate about why hadn’t the council got out and cut the grass in community areas. As it so happened, a few days previous…

The Ground Beneath your Very Feet…

As a continuation of the history of Radipole park and gardens, here’s a couple more photos from the 1930’s showing their construction. Pictured below is the partly infilled, swampy land, and the original, very much shorter, Alexander Bridge, with Hanover Road running off into the distance and Lyndhurst Terrace facing the the tracks. Most of…

Parks Have Many Roles to Play

Have you ever thought about why you use your local park? Is it purely because it’s the prettiest route on your way to and from some destination? To let the boisterous children run off some steam maybe, to walk the pooch or just to keep ¬†yourself active. Some people view it a hallowed space, where…