Newsletter

As well as information about park events, our newsletters contain updates on the goings on at the park, updates from the FOBCP as well as articles written by our members and the park rangers. If you would like to contribute to the newsletter please feel free to get in touch.

Below you can see the latest newsletter as well as an archive of past issues. If you have difficulty viewing the newsletter in your browser, you can download the latest issue here.

Latest Newsletter – Issue 11 – Spring/Summer 2017

Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Issue 11 – Spring/Summer 2017

Our Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter takes a look back at recent events, including our record-breaking Easter Egg Hunt. It also features poetry from Mick Shelley and articles from the Friends and Senior Countryside Ranger Robin Edwards.

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Newsletter Issue 10 – 2016 Edition 1

Featuring hugely successful 2016 Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Dog Show, as well as a guide to foraging in ‘Nature’s Free Offerings’ by volunteer Mike Shelley, and a wildlife report from Tom Burns, one of Buchan Park’s fantastic Countryside Rangers.

Newsletter Issue 9 – Winter 2015

A bumper edition featuring our Art in The Park, Fun Dog Show, All About Apples and Christmas Carols events. Also inside – Wildlife sightings with ranger Tom Burns, the new wildlife garden entrance and an apple pie recipe from our Chairman.

Newsletter Issue 8 – Summer 2015

A report from our always popular Fun Dog Show, this years Easter Egg Hunt, plus the FOBCP Chirstmas Carols event. Also, ‘New Year, New Hedgerow’ by Tom Burns and ‘The Magnificent Purple Emperor’ by Mick Shelley.

Newsletter Issue 7 – Summer 2014

2014’s Easter Egg Hunt and Art In The Park events, ‘The Moth Hunt’ by John Chapman-Andrews. Information on the changes in the wild gardern, plus ranger sightings and pictures from the parks wildlife cameras.

Newsletter Issue 6 – Winter 2013

Our 2013 Fun Dog Show, A report on coppicing at Buchan Park by ranger Tom Burns, ‘Autumn Leaves’ by Brian Marlow and some bird related poetry from Mick Shelley.

Newsletter Issue 5 – Summer 2013

The FOBCP Easter Egg Hunt, Art In The Park, a piece on Britain’s declining bird pupulation, plus some fantastic pictures from the parks wildlife cameras!

Newsletter Issue 4 – January 2013

A report from the FOBCP chair, thoughts on Buchan Park from some of our members, ‘Drumming In The Woods’ a piece on woodpeckers, plus ‘A Shaggy Dog Story’ from Brian Marlow.

Newsletter Issue 3 – August 2012

Reports on our Easter Egg Hunt, our first ‘big event’ called Art In The Park and our Fun Dog Show held in June. Also information about Buchan Country Park, the Bush Craft Day and a photographic competition!

Newsletter Issue 2 – March 2012

Announcing our new logo, an interview with park ranger Tom Burns and Mick Shelley on All About Apples. Also includes a dog and owner quiz.