The Environment

Alfreds Website of the Week

This one comes courtesy of the Woodland Trust. 1,000 ideas and activities to get kids exploring woods, trees and wildlife. Download for FREE or join our innovative CLUB for families, schools and groups http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/

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New fence for the Recreation Field

A new fence has been installed by the main entrance of the Recreation Field. A tired wire link fence has been replaced by a smart wooden post and rail fence along with remedial work to the gate posts. Look out for another special addition on The Big

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Chipping The B660

Chipping The B660

Every few years on a rolling programme most the roads in the parish receive a new surface coating of stone chippings, rather than explain the finer details of the process take a look at The Idiots Guide To Highway maintenance, a really excellent and detailed web site

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How the latest allotments were created

How the latest allotments were created

A short photo essay on the creation of the latest tranche of allotments. With householders facing increased bills for fresh food, pressure was put on the Parish Council to facilitate some extra allotments near the Jubilee Wood. The land had always been allocated as allotment ground but

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The excavation of the Diamond Jubilee Pond

Creating a new pond After mulling over the idea of how to bring another environmental benefit to the Jubilee Wood it was fairly obvious that a new pond was called for. The site was quickly identified within the wood, the wettest part ! So on a hot

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