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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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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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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Park Life! A progress update

Posted by abernethyparkproject on July 27, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Hands up who’s been brave enough to attempt the double pole slidy thing in Williamson Park or who’s been birled off either of the roundabouts?

There may still be a couple of things to be perfected but isn’t it great to have two shiny new playgrounds in the village? We’ll be looking for your feedback on what we’ve achieved so please keep your eye on this website and our Facebook page.

The AEA...

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Courier article 03 April 2013

Posted by abernethyparkproject on April 10, 2013 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)
Wee article in the Courier last week celebrating Branston Ltd's gift to the Park project. Nice photo too - thanks to our photographic models & Eric Ritchie!

* Park Progress Update - Jan 2013*

Posted by abernethyparkproject on January 30, 2013 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Hopefully you’ve noticed the progress being made in both Powrie and Williamson Parks?

Thanks to the generous donation of time and machinery from Ogilvy Webster (Webster Building Supplies) and John MacGregor (Binn Skips), the old play equipment was removed from both parks and the ground cleared early in January, ready for new equipment to be installed in February.

This work was completed free of charge and it's re...

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Kick up yer heels and ceilidh!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on October 21, 2012 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you bagged your tickets yet? If not, now's the time, there are a few tickets remaining...

We're havin' a hoolie to raise funds for a a bigger, better play park at Powrie.

Come join the fun and make a difference at the same time!

Date: Sat 10 November 2012, doors open from 7.30pm


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Clothes Swapping Success!

Posted by abernethyparkproject on October 16, 2012 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Our clothes swap day...

By 10 am there were about 60 bin bags full of clothes, shoes and so on covering most of the pavilion floor. Thank goodness we’d managed to borrow plenty of clothes rails. Special thanks to Kirsty Baird of Tootsie& Fudge who brought loads (it helps to know someone in the rag trade) :)

It took 5 people the rest of the day to hang up and sort the masses ...

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We need hardcore rock (literally!) Can you help...?

Posted by abernethyparkproject on May 11, 2012 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Great news on the Powrie Park bike skill loop build...

We've got MTB experts and digger drivers lined up to help build a fun yet challenging bike track and woodland seating area in Powrie wood....but we need to source at least

  • 5 tonnes of rock (12" square and smaller if possible) and 
  • 5 tonnes of type 1 hardcore
to get things moving.

Can you help?
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