September Improvements

Wildlife Group September Improvements Continuing with our theme of noticeboards we have erected another donated one, this time from the Community Council for which many thanks. The old noticeboard had been in storage but has been refurbished and installed at the Bee Loud Glade. We now have a total of 8 larger noticeboards, one small one and two information notices […]

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Noticeboard Recycled

Noticeboard Recycled A noticeboard is now up in the Goldsland Orchard. It may look vaguely familiar to some as it was the old Village Hall noticeboard. Our thanks to the Village Hall Committee for passing it on when they replaced it. It will be repainted our standard Sage colour and will then have notices on it which will describe the […]

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Orchard Noticeboards Refurbished

Orchard Noticeboards Refurbished Despite lockdown a number of Wildlife Group members have been working on our sites either as individuals or couples. The main focus has been on the noticeboards of which we have 6 large ones, one small and two more due to be erected soon. After a trial we have opted to repaint them Sage-coloured which blends in […]

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All About Our Orchards

All About Our Orchards What distinguishes the Welsh Orchard (Maes y Felin) from our other community orchards? Well, this year it has more fruit coming along than all the others put together. And why might that be? One major factor has got to be that it has bee hives and the others don’t. All the orchards had a mass of […]

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Enjoy The Outdoors And Stay Safe

Enjoy The Outdoors And Stay Safe It has been great to see so many people out visiting the orchards and other wildlife sites. Please remember that the sites have largely been created by and are managed by the Wildlife Group in the village. All members are volunteers and we receive no official funding. All sites are there only because the […]

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Noticeboard and Bee Hotel Resurrected

The Noticeboard and Bee Hotel has been re-erected Visitors to the Community Orchard on the Playing Fields will have been delighted to see that the Noticeboard and Bee Hotel has been re-erected after it collapsed some weeks ago as the main posts had rotted. Our thanks to Mike Tucker for managing this – we had assumed a small army would […]

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100 Saplings Donated

Woodland Trust is donating over 100 saplings We were pleased to hear that the Woodland Trust is donating over 100 saplings for our new hedgerow at The Bee Loud Glade. These will be delivered in the Autumn. A number of people have expressed an interest in the best plants for pollinating insects and we hope to have a handout prepared […]

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Notice Board Shock

  We had a bit of a shock when we found our noticeboard and bee hotel at the Community Orchard flat on the ground. This happened before storms Ciara and Dennis and it is clear that the very damp conditions on this site have rotted the posts. The structure itself is still more or less intact and our plan is […]

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