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AEA 2015 AGM Notice

Posted by abernethyparkproject on April 3, 2014 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Wed 22 April 2015

8pm at Williamson Hall, Abernethy

Anyone interested in the parks project and/or improving community greenspace please do come along.

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Parks Planting Day - you're invited!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on March 16, 2014 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Phase 2 park improvements are almost complete…

please help PLANT to finish the job!

On: Saturday 29 March 2014

11am to 12 noon at Williamson Hall Park

Help Abernethy Horticultural Society plant 5 new fruit...

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Funding Boost for Powrie - it's Official!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on December 18, 2013 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

It's been public knowledge for a while, but here's a copy of SITA Trust's official press release...

18 December 2013

Funding Boost for Perth & Kinross Council (in partnership with Abernethy Environmental Association)

Perth & Kinross Council (in partnership with Abernethy Environmental Association) is today celebra...

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Phase 2 improvements - sketch plans are in!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on December 9, 2013 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

A quick update to let you know that the tenders have gone out for contractors for the Phase 2 work at Powrie which is due to begin in the new year - exciting stuff.

Weather permitting we should sliding down the zip wire and doing chin ups on the trim trail before the end of March, or more realistically April - yay!

Williamson Park users will also be pleased to know, some drainage improvements are s...

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*Fundraising Ceilidh - postponed til 2014*

Posted by abernethyparkproject on October 8, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Apologies everyone, the committee have postponed the ceilidh until's a busy old time!

We're well on our way to covering the costs of phase 2 improvements to Powrie Park - but we still need to raise funds for maintenance and upkeep. So what better way to do it than by having fun!

Join us for a hoolie to remember on Sat 23rd November, from 7.30pm a...

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Great news - phase 2 funding for Powrie Park secured!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on October 8, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The parks project team is delighted to confirm that thanks to a wonderful response by the community to our recent fundraising plea, we have raised sufficient funds to draw down a grant for £60k from SITA Trust.

This means that work on phase 2 of developing Powrie Park will begin in November 2013 and, all being well, should be complete by Summer 2014.

More tha...

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Abernethy Balloon Race - Results are in!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on September 22, 2013 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Thanks to everyone who joined the balloon race at Picnic in The Park in August.

100+ balloons were released raising some much-needed funds for the Powrie Park Project.

Perhaps more remarkably, over the past 3 weeks a few faded, damp tickets have made it back to Abernethy - courtesy of some friendly folks in the north east.

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Posted by abernethyparkproject on September 2, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We hope you have had the opportunity to enjoy (or watch others enjoy) the new play equipment in both Powrie and Williamson Parks - a great example of what the community can achieve when we work together.

Please give us your feedback on changes to both parks by completing a short survey at http/

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Abernethy celebrates new play park equipment

Posted by abernethyparkproject on August 30, 2013 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Abernethy locals celebrated the completion of the first phase of park improvements at a community ‘picnic in the park’ event on Saturday 24 August 2013.

More than 160 members of the community brought out their blankets and shoved on their training shoes to enjoy an action packed afternoon of fun at Powrie Park.

Activities aimed at promo...

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You're invited to a Picnic in the Park

Posted by abernethyparkproject on August 15, 2013 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Join the whole community in celebrating our new and improved parks at a 'Picnic in the Park' on Sat 24 August in Powrie Park.


Bring your friends, family, children and pet plus something delicious for lunch (oh and perhaps and someting to sit on.)


This is your chance try a new activity:



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