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Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks hope to benefit from Co-op fund

Work is ongoing to update the raised flower beds

Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks are appealing for local support as the voluntary group, which maintains and updates the riverside area in Ilkley, have been selected as a recipient in the Co-op Local Community Fund.

Friends Chair Ed Duguid told Ilkley Chat: “We are delighted to announce that we have again been selected as a recipient of the Co-op Local Community Fund which has been officially launched and will run for 12 months closing on 21st October 2023.

“With your support we are hopeful the scheme will generate sufficient funds to enable us to complete the refurbishment of the Raised Flower Beds adjacent to the Riverside Hotel and make significant progress in replanting the Embankment by the Memorial Steps.”

To participate you will need to be a member of the Co-op which is easy to do either by the website or at any Co-op store at a cost of £1. Not only will you be able to get discounts on your shopping but you will be helping to support our cause.

To register your interest in supporting Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks you will need to express your support by visiting our Cause Profile Page at You can do this now and any spending will contribute to its cause.

“We hope as many of you as possible will take the opportunity to participate and thank you in anticipation of your support. We will post regular updates throughout the period to keep you informed” Ed added.


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