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Friends of Hollingbury Woods

Volunteers needed for woodland conservation – all welcome!
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Sunday 7th May 2017  10am - 1pm - work session.


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mapWe meet at 10am outside the old brick and flint barn (red star on map) adjacent to the western entrance to the Roedale allotments, which is accessed from the Ditchling Road via the road to the Lower Roedale cottages.
 
The sessions are held on alternate Saturdays and Sundays on the first weekend of every month from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Work session schedule – 2017

 

Sunday 7th May 2017  10am - 1pm - work session.

 

Saturday 3rd June 2017  10am - 1pm - work session.

 

Other activities

 

 

 


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FHBW's Facebook Page.

Item from previous work session (on 6 January 2013):


Creating bee bans in Hollingbury Woods

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New members are very welcome. You can come and try a work session without joining.

Join us each month (alternate Sats and Suns). Get some fresh air and help the environment on your doorstep. All welcome – you don’t need any experience and you don’t have to stay for the whole session. All help is much appreciated.

We meet outside the old brick and flint barn (red star on map) adjacent to the western entrance to the Roedale allotments, which is accessed from the Ditchling Road via the road to the Lower Roedale cottages. The sessions are held on alternate Saturdays and Sundays on the first weekend of every month from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

email  info@fhbw.org.uk to offer to help on the day.

Information about the group and future dates is at www.fhbw.org.uk

Mystery of the bottles in the woods

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Volunteers found a huge haul of discarded drink bottles and cans in Hollingbury Woods on Sunday 2nd March. The group regularly runs sessions to care for Hollingbury and Burstead woods in north Brighton. It seems that someone is using the woods as a drinking den as hundreds of miniature drinks bottles have been found there a few times in the past year.

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Gill Taylor, secretary of Friends of Hollingbury and Burstead Woods said:

"we often find discarded bottles or cans in the woods but this is probably the most we have found in one go. We want people to enjoy this green space but they should take responsibility and help keep the woods clean. Our volunteers give up their valuable spare time and we'd rather be looking after the wildlife than collecting up bottles and cans"

The volunteers also replaced a hedge, planted hollies and snowdrops and repaired a path on the southern slopes of the woods at their March work session. More details of the group's work is at www.fhbw.org.uk and the next work day is Saturday 5th April.

ENDS

For further information contact  info@fhbw.org.uk

 

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