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Bird and Bat Boxes

Posted on 2nd April, 2011 in News | Wildlife (3 Comments)
Bird and Bat Boxes

The bird and bat boxes went up in the wood yesterday. There are 16 in total: 10 bird boxes and 6 bat boxes. Each one has a number on the side to make it easily identifiable. They are made from “woodcrete” which is a very durable material that is 75% wood. It has very good … Read more »

DKH Wood Open Day!

Posted on 30th March, 2011 in Events | News (0 Comments)
DKH Wood Open Day!

Work in and around the wood has nearly been completed and to celebrate, the council are organising an open day. The event takes place on Saturday 2nd April from 12pm til 2pm. The project manager from the council will be there to canvas opinion on what to do with the next round of funding and … Read more »

Midnight Fence Fixer

Posted on 2nd February, 2011 in Events | News (0 Comments)

The hole in the fence to the wood that appeared a couple of weeks ago was fixed the other night. Luckily there had been no damage to the fence, it was simply missing a couple of bolts. I managed to pull the flap back over and slip a couple of shiny new nuts through the … Read more »

Work Has Begun

Posted on 31st January, 2011 in News (0 Comments)

Work has finally begun in the wood. People from Charles Stephen’s landscapers were seen in the wood this morning clearing undergrowth. By the end of the day the route of the path had been dug out. The work is expected to last about three weeks and should be completed by the end of February. All … Read more »

Rubbish Collection

Posted on 30th January, 2011 in Events | News (0 Comments)
Rubbish Collection

Four members of the Friends group collected rubbish in the wood at the weekend. There was a surprising amount of an old Austin car buried about the place. The friend’s volunteers filled ten large bags with general rubbish and recycling.