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The Friends of CHaT Parks meeting on Tuesday evening was attended by 30 members who enjoyed an entertaining talk by volunteer Margaret Dodd on her work in the Conservatory. Although when she began to help Dennis Bolton, our cacti expert, she didn't know much about cacti her enthusiasm and hard work shone through her talk. Margaret mentioned the rare cactus that only flowers in the dark (as the photo above shows), the vine growing round the Conservatory and how important it is to welcome visitors and have the time to talk to them. Before the second part of the meeting we celebrated our 10th anniversary with a glass of wine and delicious cake. The second half of the meeting was run by chairman Ian Deighton who reviewed the past ten years and the future plans the Friends have for the Park. Beginning in 2009, projects such as the rebuilding of the Aviary, the improvement of paths around the Park which link up the three parks - Clarence, Holmfield and Thorne, work on the Bandstand. The … [Read More...] about The Friends meeting celebrates 10 years