Maurice Lea Memorial Parkhttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/our-services/things-to-do-and-places-to-visit/parks-and-open-spaces/parklife-and-our-parks/maurice-lea-memorial-park
Maurice Lea Memorial Park Maurice Lea Memorial Park was presented to the District by a local entrepreneur, Herbert Lea, in remembrance of his son Maurice who was killed in France during the First World War. It was created in 1930 and was restored in 2005, funded by a Heritage Lottery grant. Located on Common Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9NW, it is open all day, every day and has: a crown bowling green
News Archive - 2017 | South Derbyshire District Councilhttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/news/2017?page=7
2017 Have a sizzling and safe summer with top food adviceWe all love it when the weather gets warmer - but did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer months? Wednesday, June 21,
Green Flag hat-trick for urban parkhttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/news/2017/jul/green-flag-hat-trick-for-urban-park
said: "We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award for Maurice Lea Memorial Park for the third year running. "We know how much quality green spaces matter to residents and visitors, and this award celebrates the dedication that goes into maintaining Maurice Lea to such a high standard. "The people of South Derbyshire deserve the very best public facilities and that's what we are striving to give them.
available for hire from April to September): Maurice Lea Memorial Park (one crown) Newhall Park (one crown) Eureka Park (one crown) Tennis courts - view on a map : Maurice Lea Memorial Park (three courts) Eureka Park (two courts) Netball courts - view on a map (available for hire from April to September): Eureka Park (one court) Maurice Lea Memorial Park (one court) For hire costs, visit our fees and charges page.
Vote for park awardhttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/news/2017/sep/vote-for-park-award
Green Flag Award's People's Choice award gives people a chance to vote for Maurice Lea as their favourite award-winning park. The vote for the prestigious awards will close on Saturday, 30 September 2017. The ten most popular parks and green spaces in the UK will be announced in October. Vote for Maurice Lea Memorial Park Share this page Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email Tweets by SDDC
Carnival atmosphere in store at annual festival spectacularhttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/news/2017/jun/carnival-atmosphere-in-store-at-annual-festival-spectacular
packed programme of attractions at the Festival of Leisure at Maurice Lea Memorial Park in Church Gresley. A fun-filled weekend with things for people of all ages to see and do has been lined up at the annual event, and what is even better is that entry on both Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017, is free of charge. As well as the major main arena performances which include the Spectacular Knights of the Crusades, Stunt Riders Live Tour, local dancing talent and dog agility shows,
Back to Cyclinghttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/our-services/things-to-do-and-places-to-visit/events/3031/1521/back-to-cycling
Back to Cycling Maurice Lea Memorial Park, in Church Gresley, will host a Back to Cycling session on Saturday, January 20. Attendees can pick up techniques such as how to cope with traffic, road positioning, signalling and cycle safety. Booking is essential along with a deposit of £20, which is refundable on attendance.
Festival of Leisurehttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/our-services/things-to-do-and-places-to-visit/parks-and-open-spaces/festival-of-leisure
Thousands of people flock to Maurice Lea Memorial Park in Church Gresley every year to experience a fun filled weekend of thrills and spills. From breathtaking shows to exciting attractions to carnival parades, you won't be able to take your eyes off the action for a second. Throw in marquees, fairground rides, side shows, sporting taster sessions and food galore and you have a party.
World War One commemorative walkshttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/our-services/things-to-do-and-places-to-visit/arts-and-culture/heritage-trails/world-war-one-commemorative-walks
Maurice Lea Memorial Park. Each park also has a commemorative history trail containing more information about the reasons why each park was given to local people as a memorial to the First World War. Swadlincote Memorial Walk - Echoes of Heroes (pdf, 1mb) Footsteps around the park - Eureka Park's past (pdf, 1.3mb) Maurice Lea Park - Poppy Trail (pdf, 651kb) 'Lullington - The Home Front' is a short walk around the village looking at social and economic changes following
New £15,000 outdoor gym third of its kind in South Derbyshirehttps://www.south-derbys.gov.uk/news/2017/aug/new-15-000-outdoor-gym-third-of-its-kind-in-south-derbyshire
with similar developments having been introduced at Newhall Park and Maurice Lea Memorial Park in Church Gresley. The gym has been funded by Public Health England and the Active Grove Project, which has seen more than £2m spent on facilities in the Swadlincote area. A consultation group made up of local residents, South Derbyshire District Council's parklife officer and a district councillor have been instrumental in deciding the type and choice of equipment.