Improvements slated at four Ward 8 parks

This post, from August 8, has information on improvements at foud Ward 8 parks.

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With a few play structures at certain Ward 8 parks nearing the end of their usable lifespan, Councillor Danko’s motion for new structures was unanimously passed at the July 5 Public Works Committee meeting.

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Council approves updates for T. Melvile Bailey Park

This post, om August 6, has information on upgrades for T. Melville Bailey Park in the Southam neighbourhood.

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Hamilton City Council has approved nearly $69,000 for upgrades at T. Melville Bailey Park – Ward 8’s hidden gem.

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Free Wi-fi at William Connell Park in full swing

This post, from July 23, has details on a pilot project happening at William Connell Park.

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As part of a pilot project, William Connell Park is the first Hamilton Mountain park offering free wi-fi service.

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Neighbours add pollinators to Richwill Park landscape

This post, from July 12th, has information on new pollinator gardens at Richwill Park.

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Neighbours in the Bonnington area assembled this past weekend to plant some more pollinator patches at Richwill Park.

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City’s outdoor pools, splash pads and summer programming kick off July 4.

This post, from June 30, has details on City programming for all ages this summer.

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If you’re looking to stay cool this summer, stay fit or have the kids take part in fun activities, the City of Hamilton has a few options to keep everyone amused.

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Community celebrates launch of two play structures in Ward 8

This post, from June 28, has details on recent community celebrations launching two newer Ward 8 play structures.

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Community events at Ridgemount Park and Captain Cornelius Park were two years in the making as COVID delayed community launch parties.

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Party in the Park – This Weekend with Free Give-Aways

This post, from June 22, has details for this weekend’s Party in the Park events, Saturday 10am at Ridgemount and Sunday 10am at Captain Cornelius. Light refreshments and free give-aways.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton and Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko are hosting two park grand opening days this weekend: Saturday June 25th 10am at Ridgemount Park and Sunday June 26th 10am at Captain Cornelius Park.

Please bring the entire family to join us for light refreshments, free give-aways and meet Councillor Danko and the Ward 8 team.

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City seeking artists for Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project

This post, from June 14, has updated information on the Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project.

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The City is inviting street, mural and graffiti artists or artist teams to create a series of murals for the Keddy Access Trail.

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Accessible wheelchair swing set for Ward 8 park

This post, from March 24, has information on the new accessible swing slated for William Connell Park.

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Following the success and popularity of Hamilton’s first accessible swing at Gage Park, the City of Hamilton is purchasing two new accessible swings – one of which will be introduced in Ward 8.

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Swing and a drive: Gourley Park baseball registration is now open

This article, from March 12, has information for parents interested in registering their kids in baseball this year.

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Gourley Park, an area of Ward 8 stretching from West 5th to Garth and Limeridge to Stone Church Road, has now opened registration for this year’s baseball/slo-pitch leagues. The league is slated to run until September 2.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko