Membership is open to any local residents / Park users who want to support the Society's objectives.
Why Join ?
We believe FoKP is helping improve / preserve the Park for local residents / Park users.
More than £41,000 has been raised since FoKP was formed.
Money raised was used to add the new path, new bridge, trim track equipment etc
Get your opinions ref future needs for the Park heard.
FoKP survey of local residents / Park users was used by Solihull MBC / FoKP to confirm priorities for ongoing / future projects.
Get your current concerns about the Park heard.
FoKP has regular meetings / contact with Solihull MBC.
FoKP has communicated concerns ref broken glass, litter bins etc etc & obtained SMBC support to resolve them.
Help FoKP make progress with various agreed goals / projects relating to the Park.
Next goal is further improvement to the Childrens Play Area.
Advance notice of events in the Park.
Primarily if willing to provide e-mail address (NB : We don't send any "Junk Mail" !)
Membership money helps fund projects in the Park (very little is spent on FoKP “Administration”)
Help is required to organise the Festival in the Park & other events
FoKP committee & other members organised the majority of last year’s & this year’s Festivals
Why use Gift Aid ?
FoKP can claim back 28 pence / £ 1.00 paid for membership from the UK Inland Revenue.
Increases money available for Park projects
No cost to the member / “donor “
NB Donor must pay UK income tax / capital gains tax greater than the FoKP re-claim
FoKP reclaim for typical £3.00 family membership is £ 0.84p.
Most members will be paying income tax either :
Directly, via salary / earnings or
Indirectly, via bank / building society interest or via stockmarket share dividends
Membership fees :
2007~08 Membership fees as follows (Per full year). They are unchanged since 2004 :
Single members (18 or over) £2.00
Joint members (partners) £3.00
Junior members (secondary school age) Free
A membership application form (Adobe pdf format) can be downloaded
here to send to us with the fee.
If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, you can download the free Adobe Reader from the Adobe website via this link.
Alternatively contact us to join.
NB : Please note that we will NOT disclose membership details to any other parties - in-line with the Data Protection Act.