Category Archives: Sites

Hawley Meadows Pylons and Paths

An update on current works on Hawley Meadows: Pylons SSE will be carry out work on the pylons in the southern most field throughout next week. Please avoid using the footpath on the eastern side of the car park (closest … Continue reading

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Tices River Clearing

Yesterday I was joined by the Blackwater Valley Thursday volunteers and Richard Horton from the Tices volunteers group at Tices meadow. The purpose of the task was to continue the clearing and work on the river Blackwater for rivers week.  The willow … Continue reading

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Launching the Blackwater Valley River Festival 2019

Blackwater Valley Couuntryside Trust (BVCT) are celebrating 40 years in the valley by hosting a River Festival along the length of the Blackwater Valley from Saturday 21st – Sunday 29th September. Full events listings and information on booking can be … Continue reading

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Hollybush Bridge is closed a diversion in place

We have had to shut the Blackwater Valley Path bridge between Hollybush Park and Hill. We are working with the bridge owner to replace of the bridge deck and make it safe. In the mean-time please accept our apologies for … Continue reading

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Paving the way to improve Ash Green Meadow

Ash Green Meadows has had a new lease of life this week thanks to our dedicated Rangers and Volunteers. In the SW corner wildlife area, the surfaced path and boardwalk loop had a grass section, which could become muddy and … Continue reading

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Holly Lodge Animal Explorers at Snaky Lane

This week sixty year 5 pupils from Holly Lodge Primary School joined us at Snaky Lane Local Nature Reserve to survey the animals. The children counted birds then charged around with sweep nets  to unearth wildlife in the meadow, including … Continue reading

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Blackwater Valley Rangers and volunteers take-on Invasive Species!

Invasive non-native species harm the environment and wildlife, are costly to the economy, and can even pose a risk to our health and way of life. During Invasive Species Week (13-17 May), organisations across the UK, Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and the … Continue reading

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