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Southwark Blue Plaque nominations – please vote for Francis Peek

Without Francis Peek, we would not have our wonderful and much loved park today. As well as many other acts of philanthropy, he was one of the key figures in creating Dulwich park through his efforts and financial generosity. He has been nominated for a Blue Plaque by Southwark council. Please vote for him by 31st October … Continue reading Southwark Blue Plaque nominations – please vote for Francis Peek

Plans for incorporation as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

Since Dulwich Park Friends (DPF) was established over 25 years ago it has operated relatively informally with a basic constitution, although it is a registered charity. However, since 2013, it has been possible for a charity such as DPF to be incorporated as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The main advantages of doing this are … Continue reading Plans for incorporation as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

Litter picking

We completed the final litter pick after the August bank holiday. This year the litter picking season started in early May and involved a team of Dulwich Park Friends spending an hour and a half clearing the park on Monday mornings, followed by a coffee supplied by the park cafe. A huge thank you to … Continue reading Litter picking