St Mary's Centre
By Robyn Thorogood - 12th March 2017 4:30pm
A small but dedicated team of volunteers joined Robyn Thorogood on Saturday morning, 11th March, to carry out some Springtime maintenance work at Haddenham's local nature reserve, Snakemoor. Here is Robyn's update.
Twelve volunteers came along for the work group, and quite a few visitors were out-and-about enjoying the lovely displays of Daffodils and Snowdrops.
The work completed included some new hedging planted where needed, along the newly laid hedge. Foxgloves and snowdrops were also planted in the hedge/pathway margin. Simultaneously, unearthed rubbish was removed.
Mike Kershaw had been visiting to remove any signs of bramble growing back. Surplus hedge from the layering was removed with help of Bill Piers' trailer.
Louise's Forest School Circle was cleared and the ground laid with wood chip. Two Box plants were set nearby.
A number of Cherry seedlings were removed and Cowslips were planted in the meadow and near the ditch weir. Fallen branches were removed to wood piles.
The team of volunteers on this occasion included:
Sue & Jerry Michell, Brian Fattorini, Andrew & Mary Hearsey, Mike Kershaw, Jim Robinson, Maggie & George Spicer (George on his mobility scooter), Bill Piers, Chris Young and Chris & Robyn. Refreshments were prepared by Chris Thorogood and very much enjoyed, as usual.
Featured in the upper photo are Robyn Thorogood and Jim Robinson, auditioning for a role in a future episode of Midsomer Murders!
The lower photographs feature Jerry Michell & Andrew Hearsey, Mike Kershaw and Brian Fattorini.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
As most residents of village will know, the Haddenham Mummers bring a unique form of entertainment to local village events and pubs during the run-up to Christmas. Their folktale performances can't help but bring a smile to the faces of everyone witnessing the distinctive and quirky form of theatre — if only in disbelief!Most importantly the Haddenham Mummers achieve remarkable levels of...
Kia's dog walking fundraiser for Restless DevelopmentDo you have a four-legged friend? Don't fancy walking them in the cold, gloomy Winter mornings? Are you passionate about giving back? Then look no further...What is 'Restless Development'?Restless Development is a youth-led charity that works in Africa, Asia, UK and USA supporting and educating young people in areas...
AssaultPolice are appealing for any witnesses or information in relation to an assault that took place on Sunday 14th January 2018 on SHEERSTOCK, at approximately 17:30hrs.At that approximate time a resident of Sheerstock left his address and was confronted by 3 persons who had their faces covered. The victim was assaulted by them, leaving him with minor injuries that needed hospital...