Woodland News

  1. Woodland Walk

    By Tom McClelland on June 25th, 2017

    On 25th June 2017 we held a wonderful Woodland Walk. Our guide was Adrian Walters - our expert in all things natural. People met at The Foundry and did a full tour of the woods, followed by a drink and a bit of cake. We were shown some real …

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  2. Art in the Wood - Weekly Drawing Group in Golden Wood.

    By Tom McClelland on June 12th, 2017

      Everyone welcome to join us and there is no charge.  We share an interest in drawing in the woodland environment and are a mixed ability group - no experience needed! We select different areas of the wood to work on each week and there are many …

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  3. May Volunteer Morning

    By Tom McClelland on May 28th, 2017

    This month's volunteer morning was a real scorcher! We had a very good turnout and got loads done. A small crack-team, armed with serious power tools, got to work on repairing the Hauswin while the rest of us sorted the willow maze. The maze had …

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  4. February Volunteer Morning

    By Tom McClelland on March 26th, 2017

    February's volunteer morning was another success. Hedge-laying is a demanding task, but if you go down to the woods you'll see that the hard work was worth it! Just look at these pictures...  

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  5. Jan 2017 Volunteer Morning

    By Tom McClelland on February 2nd, 2017

    January's volunteer morning was a game of two halves. With a good turnout of volunteers, we were able to split into two teams. One team was on hedge laying while in a different part of the woods the other team cut hazel rods for use in the hedges. …

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  6. Seed to Tree Jan 2017

    By Tom McClelland on January 27th, 2017

    Friday 27th Jan was 2017's first outing for the Seed to Tree programme. Pupils from All Saints Primary School had a good morning's work at Golden Wood. We can all enjoy seeing the trees the planted grow! In March 2017 the Year 6 children will be …

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  7. Memorial Tree

    By Tom McClelland on January 7th, 2017

    On 7th January, a memorial tree was planted in Golden Wood in memory of Brian Goodchild. Brian enjoyed walking in Golden Wood so his family decided that planting a Silver Birch would be an appropriate way to remember him. This is one of many memorial …

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  8. Pond Clearing

    By Tom McClelland on December 14th, 2016

    If you've been walking round Golden Wood lately, you'll have noticed that the pond has had a much needed tidy. It's prone to get a little overgrown, but thanks to some hard work on December 14th it's been restored to its former glory. As well as …

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  9. Art in the Woods

    By Tom McClelland on December 3rd, 2016

    ART IN THE WOODS with Lucy Bell I’d like to start up a fun, informal weekly drawing group for adults to meet, observe and draw in our local community wood in Lawshall, Golden Wood, from January 2017. Depending on weather conditions, we would be …

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  10. Seed to Tree Dec 2016

    By Tom McClelland on December 2nd, 2016

    Pupils from All Saints Primary School worked very hard cutting the osiers in Golden Wood, and learned a lot about the ancient art of coppicing in the process! You'll see a notice up on this patch of osiers explaining what was done.

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