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There are specialist tree surgeons  in the Park working on the embankments of the lake.  The lake is actually a reservoir, created by Thomas Townley-Parker to provide water for Cuerden Hall in the 1880’s.  Some of the trees are being pollarded and rhododendron is being removed.   These measures will help to protect the stone  structure...

In December, the stretch of the River Lostock flowing through the Park was given a Christmas present by the Environment Agency.  They released 4,500 fish, a mix of Roach, Dace and Chub, to help boost fish populations in the river.  This action helps to replace the 100’s of fish that were lost following a pollution incident...

On Saturday Morning, more than 100 people put their best feet forward on a ramble for BBC’s Children in Need.  The five-kilometre walk was held in Cuerden Valley Park to raise funds for the BBC’s charity and those taking part donated £3. People of all ages were surprised and delighted to find that a special guest...

Two Water Safety boards have been installed in Cuerden Valley Park. The boards include key life-saving advice and equipment. The boards are made especially for their positions at the side of the reservoir (lake) and contain a unique location code so that emergency services can locate an incident as quickly as possible. They also contain...

Cuerden Valley Park has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world. Cuerden joins several other green spaces awarded recognition in the north west. The park is among a record-breaking 1,883 UK parks and green spaces that will received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark...