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Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – Tuesday 5th May

Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – Tuesday 5th May

The annual Radford ‘Walk & Talk’ and Coffee Evening will be held on Tuesday 6th May 2014. Meet outside the Beckly Centre, Mayers Way, Radford Dip, Hooe Road, Plymstock, Plymouth., starting at 6.30pm at the Beckly Centre. Everybody is welcome. Tickets available on the door at 50p.

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Restoration of Hooe Barn

Restoration of Hooe Barn

The revised plans for the redevelopment of Hooe Barn as a retail unit, cafe, craft shop/studio, with the addition of an MOT garage to the East, were put before PCC Planning Committee on Thursday 4th April. The committee agreed after 1hr 25mins discussion to award a deferred decision so that further information could be provided […]

April 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – 15th May

Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – 15th May

This year the Radford Heritage Group have linked up with Plymouth Tree Partnership to hold a  Walk, Talk and Coffee Evening on Wednesday, 15th May, 2013, starting at 6.30pm at the Beckly Centre.  Everybody is welcome. Tickets available on the door at 50p. The evening starts with a guided walk around Radford Park Arboretum to show what […]

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Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk 2012

Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk 2012

Don’t forget Kevin Warley The Radford Park Arboretum Co-ordinator is holding a Walk, Talk and Coffee Evening on Tuesday, 15th May, 2011, starting at 6.00pm at the Beckly Centre. Everybody is welcome. The evening starts with a guided walk around Radford Park Arboretum to show what is currently flowering, new planting, and other points of […]

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Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk

Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk

Kevin Warley The Radford Park Arboretum Co-ordinator is holding a Walk and Coffee Evening on Tuesday, 10th May, 2011, starting at 6.30pm at the Beckly Centre. Everybody is welcome. Tickets available on the door at £2. Membership subscriptions for the Friends of the Arboretum are now due at £2 per member.

The evening starts with a guided walk around Radford Park Arboretum to show what is currently flowering, new planting, and other points of interest, etc., followed by light refreshments in the Beckly Centre. Mayers Way, Radford Dip, Hooe Road, Plymstock, Plymouth.

The Arboretum was awarded ‘ Winner’ of the Royal Horticultural Society ‘Britain in Bloom’ Community Award for 2008 and 2009.

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Radford Walk and Talk – Part II

With thanks to Kevin Warley for his Radford ‘Walk and Talk’ of the 5th December 2009. The following notes are provided for the purpose of interest only, as recalled by a member of the group attending the walk. Accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Radford House: The group walked over to the main site of where Radford […]

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Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Situated in what was the North Park of Radford House, Plymstock, home to the Harris family from Tudor times and later to their Bulleel successors, is one of Plymouth’s most beautiful parks where a fine Arboretum has been established. Due to the collapse of  the Harris Bank the house was sold in 1917 and sadly […]

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Oreston Fire Station?

Oreston Fire Station?

Would anybody have any information on Oreston Fire Station?  Kevin Wharley has come across some historical items about the area which lead to further research being needed.  One item that he has found out is that in 1924 a fire engine station was established in Oreston.  We would like to know where it was and […]

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Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

On a fairly wet December day, Kevin Warley local historian and arboretum co-ordinator held an historic tour and walk of the Radford & Hooe Lake area.  We recorded some of the talk and discussions to give those that missed it a flavour of what we all discovered during this highly informative and truly historic walk. […]

December 8, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Radford Historical Walk

Radford Historical Walk

Radford Historical Walk Saturday, 5th December at 13.00 Meet at the Beckly centre.  Unfortunately refreshments will not be available at the Beckley Centre on this occasion as they have a prior function. Kevin Warley – local historian and arboretum co-ordinator has kindly offered to hold a historic tour and walk of Radford Park   I […]

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