Author Archives: peter

Trim and tidy

The pond hedge is looking trimmer now, thank you very much to our volunteers. Keep taking care and keeping safe, everyone.

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Events cancelled

You will not be surprised though it is with regret that the Frog Foray on Friday, 3 April and the work morning on Saturday, 4 April have now been cancelled. But better we all do our very best for ourselves … Continue reading

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A big thank you …

… from Peter Applewhite The rose bush in this photograph has braved storms, rain, hail, sleet, snow, all that the first weeks of a new decade could throw at it, to brighten our days now with some perfect Spring blooms. … Continue reading

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The generally now misnamed Frog Foray!

If you’re free on Friday, 3 April at 9.00 pm what better thing to do than popping down to the pond for the first great Frog Foray of the new decade, led by Chris Jones, our very own wildlife expert. … Continue reading

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The day before Ciara

The violets have been making the most of this afternoon’s sunshine before tomorrow’s storm arrives. One tree has decided not to wait for the winds and has already fallen down of its own accord. The pond sits serene, feeling reasonably … Continue reading

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Spring work morning

There’s a chance for you to help, please, on Saturday, 4 April at our Spring work morning down at the pond from 10.00 am to lunchtime. Any help you can give us would be very much appreciated. Please wear stout … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

Our Autumn work morning to prepare the pond and the surrounding area for the Winter will take place down at the pond on Saturday, 9 November from 10.00 am to lunchtime. Any help you can give us would be much … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

Will and Tom have made a start with a great job trimming the hedge back to open up the path by the field, and some neat strimming, thank you to both of them. And there’s a chance for you to … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

On a happily sunny morning after a wet night, nine merry volunteers, including some new faces, gathered at the pond on Saturday, 10 November for the Autumn work morning. Some good work had already been done the day before. Chris … Continue reading

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Planning decision

At its meeting on 29 October the Borough Planning Committee refused Lioncourt’s application to build houses on the land off Gold Lane. This is a good first step for the village but quite probably not the end of the Lioncourt … Continue reading

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