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In Memory of John Broadley

We helped plant a stone in memory of John Broadley at Gatty Park. John was one of the founding trustees of the Prospects Foundation who sadly passed away last year.

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Woodland Thinning at Plantation Rd

We have been removing Maple and Rowen from a woodland at Plantation Rd to allow more room for native tree species. We ring barked some trees to provide some dead standing trees and brash piles to provide deadwood habitat. The non native trees have been replaced with 400 new native trees, including Crab Apple, Hawthorn,… Read more »

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Himalayan Balsam removal

Over the summer months we’ve primarily been working to help eradicate Himalayan Balsam from a number of public sites across Hyndburn. These include Whinney Hill Greenspace, Huncoat, Clayton Forest Park, Abbott Clough and Rushton House Farm.

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Chainsaw Course

We ran a chainsaw course at Whinney Hill.  We had four participants who all passed! Training our volunteers is a big part of what we’re about.  We want to help our volunteers to progress and develop and chainsaw training is critical to what we do.  So far we’ve now facilitated certificated chainsaw training for 16… Read more »

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