Be a Brick - Adopt a Brick !(New info in red):
The new, replacement bricks
have now been laid in place of the originals, this time treated with what
we've been told is the best material to protect them.
The PATH (Park Action Toward Health) project was started by FoKP as a result of the survey carried out among residents, showing a path between Starbold Court and the Longdon Road car park entrance as a high priority desire.
The pathway is now installed, with distances marked out on it so you keen exercisers will know how far you have jogged / walked, as well as more equipment alongside to supplement your regime (or perhaps even start one?) - as an extension to the new Trim Track equipment installed during 2005 on the current path.
The money was raised via SITA (See #1 below) - who donated £20,000 - and our 'Be a Brick - Adopt a Brick !' campaign - launched via X-Mas cards to all of our members during Dec 2005, this website & via local newspapers & the Parish Magasine early in 2006.
Due to the high interest shown after the path was
installed & the initial bricks were seen by everyone, we now have some
interest in additional donations to permit additional bricks to be installed
in the path in the future.
Donations were set at £25 for 1 brick or £20 each for 2 or more bricks. Higher value donations would of course, be gratefully received! Double sized bricks are available, details upon request.
We will ask if you are a UK taxpayer & willing to support us claiming the benefits of Gift Aid - to recover standard income tax on your donations.
If you know any non-members who may be interested in "Adopting a brick", please let them know our contact details.
These high quality, engineering bricks will be individually engraved with black lettering with the message of your choice. They will be a long lasting legacy and a way to remember your bond to Knowle.
Suggestions for engraving might be to celebrate the
birth of a child/grandchild, a special anniversary, the life of a pet, or
anything that is required.
Your named brick(s) will be laid in areas
cut out of the path in a similar way to the initial bricks
You may ask why the Council is not paying for this path. In the modern times that we now live in, with so many calls made on the Council budgets, they simply can not afford it, so self help is the order of the day. If the community can work together, who knows what might be achieved !
brick (Size is very similar to standard house bricks / driveway paving
similar to standard house bricks / driveway paving blocks) :
An application form can be downloaded
here or via ringing Jill or Stephanie on Knowle 773886 or 775342