January 2018

Green Flag Award

  • January 11, 2018
  • 11:42 am
July 2017 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2017. July 2016 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2016. July 2015 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2015. At a ceremony held in Ilford, Essex on Thursday 23rd July 2015, FoSJP Gardening Team members Nigel Fayle and Mike Sanderman represented St.James' Park as part of a group [...]

November 2010

Southampton City Council Green Spaces 2010

  • November 16, 2010
  • 1:27 pm
November 2010 At Southampton City Council's Green Spaces event on Tuesday 16th November, FoSJP was voted into second place in a peer group poll of organisations across the city that have done, are doing, or will do the most to support their local community. We came away with a prize of £300, which we put towards equipping the new ParkLife [...]

South East Community Empowerment Awards 2010

  • November 15, 2010
  • 1:02 pm
November 2010 FoSJP was awarded first prize in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight section of the South East Community Empowerment Awards 2010, organised by Community Action Hampshire. We won a trophy, a certificate, and £700, most of which went towards equipping the new ParkLife Community Café that we opened in St.James' Park in July 2011. FoSJP was also forwarded as [...]

January 2010

7th Hantsweb Awards 2010 – Shortlisted

  • January 10, 2010
  • 3:13 pm
January 2010 In January 2010, the FoSJP website was shortlisted in two categories for the7th Hantsweb Awards. These awards celebrate excellence in website design, accessibility, and service, and are open to any website based in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We didn't reach the final, but we were very pleased to have been shortlisted.

November 2009

Southampton City Council Certificate of Congratulation 2009

  • November 8, 2009
  • 3:25 pm
November 2009 Helen Saward from SCC and the FoSJP delegation show off the certificate In recognition of achieving the £1.5 millionfunding from the Heritage Lottery Fund andSouthampton City Council, Friends of St.James' Park was awarded an official Certificate of Congratulation from the council. A delegation from FoSJP was invited to a full Council cabinet meeting in November 2009, where [...]

October 2007

Southampton Park Awards 2007

  • October 11, 2007
  • 5:48 pm
October 2007 Park100 - Outstanding Park Event award The Park Awards event, held on 3rd October, was organised bySouthampton City Council to celebrate the work done in parks across Southampton. FoSJP won the Outstanding Park Event award for the Park100 event held in July 2007. The Award was presented by the Mayor of Southampton. Congratulations also to the FoSJP Chair, [...]

September 2006

Southampton Green Open Spaces Award 2006

  • September 6, 2006
  • 3:41 pm
September 2006 St James' Park pipped other areas in the city to take the inaugural top place in the Southampton Open Spaces Award scheme backed by the City of Southampton Society and theSouthampton Common and Parks Protection Society(SCAPPS) and sponsored by Linden Homes. A commemorative plaque was unveiled by the mayor, John Slade, on 7th September 2006. [...]