So 10.00 tomorrow (7th) and 10.00 Sunday (8th December) to start our tree-planting . Cricklade Field is the site to be first planted. Come one, come all to this joyous occasion. Even the weather forecast is looking promising (but Sssh, just in case).
To all the wonderful young people from Inner Flame who worked so hard last month (November). They Dug tree wells round many of the trees in the picnic field and infilled with bark chippingsLearned how to use the mower and the strimmerFinished mowing the wildflower meadow in the Ballman FieldMowed the area in readiness … Continue reading Votes of Thanks
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th DecemberMeet at the car park beside Pinehurst Road, SN2 1RH, at 10.00Follow the signs for the tree-plantingIf you’re coming on foot, go straight to the Cricklade Road entrance beside the Chinese takeawayBring stout footwear and a spade (if you have one) A lot will depend on how many people come … Continue reading Tree Planting Details (so far)
The Consultation Those who took part in this were overwhelmingly in favour of planting more trees and continuing our wildflower meadows. In order to give a fair picture of the responses, there was one person who didn’t want any trees to be planted, and seven people who didn’t want any additional areas of woodland near … Continue reading December 2nd 2019
Steve posted on Facebook today, 15th November: Hi everyone. Of late we have attracted lots of new members of this site [Facebook] and many more see it shared. We will continue coppicing on Sunday [17th November] from 10.00 until 13.00 and would like volunteers (it's quite fun actually).
Well, who would have thought it? That which was imminent has now come to pass, and the responsibility for our HBUF lease has now legally passed to the Central Swindon North Parish Council. Not only that, but with a ninety-nine-year term. With the help of the Parish we have set up a consultative survey on … Continue reading HBUF Survey and Consultation
I cannot keep on saying how bad it is that it’s so long since I last wrote anything here. Perhaps I should just put something like, ‘Ditto, more of the same’? Anyway, we have achieved a great deal over the past few months, with decisions taken on the adoption of a code of conduct and … Continue reading So much yet so little has happened
Here we are in June and it’s nearly July – how does the time pass so quickly? In my last blog I mentioned the Eco-Fest of 14th April, which turned out to be amazing. We met so many like-minded people who were interested in our plans and gave us so much moral support. We made … Continue reading This and That – a Blog from June
HBUF will have a stall at the EcoFest at Savernake Street Community Hall (SN1 3LZ) this Sunday, 14th April. As in previous years, the event will be organised by Swindon Climate Action Network (SCAN) and Eastcott Community Organisation, and will be a day of inspiration and information – all with an eco theme! At 14.00 … Continue reading Eco Fest 2019
It’s possibly a bit pointless to comment on how long it has been since my last blog. So let’s draw a veil over that one ... We have had ups and downs galore since my last blog, with more ups than downs in fact. We have achieved amazing successes, notably a grant from the National … Continue reading And It’s About Time, Too