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Woodland Activity Day – 28th October

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Woodland Activity Day 28th Oct 11am-3pm Lots of activities to choose from. Please pre-book some sessions, see poster and more details on Community Trees page  

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Bat Walk – Spud Wood


Saturday 9th September @ 8pm meet at Stage Lane car park To book your place email more details visit the Community Trees page

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Friends of Spud Wood wins Woodland Trust Willow Award for collaborative efforts

WT Vol Awards 2016 FoSW (2)
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Bat Walk in Spud Wood 9-11pm on 25 June 2016


Friends of Spud Wood have arranged this special event that will be led by Donald Kernott, a local bat enthusiast. Join us as we go looking for bats in Spud Wood and the canal. Using special bat detectors we will

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Coppicing and family fun – Saturday 27th Feb

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If you go down to Spud Wood on Saturday 27th February you are sure of a big surprise… Bring the family and join us between 10am and 2pm as we build a herd of wild creatures

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AGM Friends of Spud Wood CIC – 1st Oct 8pm


Friends of Spud Wood CIC AGM 8pm Thursday 1st October 2015 The Crown, 15 Booths Hill Road, Lymm, WA13 0D All Welcome

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Coppicing Dates for 2015/16


Our aim at these sessions in 2015/16 will be to try and pull out some more useful products out (e.g. bean poles, pea sticks etc) before we build the brash hedges. So if you would like any Pea Sticks or Bean Poles

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Please don’t cut down the dead trees in Spud Wood


Someone has been marking some of the standing dead trees in Spud Wood with black and yellow tape and cutting them down. This activity does not have the permission of The Woodland Trust and is not part of the Wood

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Coppicing in Spud Wood – 7th Feb 2015

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We are holding a coppicing event on the on Saturday 7th February 2015 10am-12.30pm. We will be cutting down some of the hazels near the main entrance to Spud Wood.  Coppicing will allow the hazels to  regenerate; the brash we

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More trees for Spud Wood


On Sunday 16 November Lymm High School Ecology Club helped volunteers from the Friends of Spud Wood (FoSW) Group plant almost 100 new trees. With the support and encouragement of The Woodland Trust the students planted nearly 100 new fruiting

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