The Friends are a voluntary group of people who feel passionately about the Park and want to see it, once again, a well maintained and lively place of enjoyment for all. Since it’s beginning in the Spring of 2015 there have been a number of twists and turns in the life of the Friends – you can read all about that in the news.
As of October 2016, the Friends of North Lodge Park have become a registered charity, number 1169907.
To protect, enhance and promote North Lodge Park as a place of recreation and enjoyment for the long term benefit of the local community and visitors
- For the benefit of the local community and visitors of Cromer Norfolk and the surrounding district; to provide and assist in the provision of facilities for recreation and other leisure interests of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for the community and visitors of the area of benefit without distinction of sex or of political, religious or other opinions in particular but not exclusively by the preservation, promotion, support, assistance and improvement of North Lodge Park.
- To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment of North Lodge Park.
- To assist other charitable organisations in the local area whose area of benefit is the district of Cromer and the surrounding area;
At the 2016 AGM it was agreed there would not be a subscription to be on the mailing list, but for Friends who wish to receive paper newsletters there would be a £5 contribution to help cover the print and distribution costs (You can print a joining form here and return it with your contribution to the North Lodge Park cafe).
- charity constitution (October 2016)