You may have noticed New Bit has developed a slight bald patch. Our operations team have forage harvested an area prior to harrowing, that will be seeded with local wildflowers. Working in partnership with the Wildlife Trust we were successful in securing a grant from Coronation Meadow to help increase the wildflowers on this area of the LNR. http://coronationmeadows.org.uk/ The Wildlife Trust have collected seed from their Chettisham Meadow reserve to ensure the plants are as local as possible. http://www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/chettisham-meadow We will be inviting volunteers to help sow…

A local resident wanted to celebrate the life of her mother by installing a memorial bench. It was fitting to choose  Paradise Nature reserve as the venue as this was a favourite place for her mother to stroll around. Sadly, in later years  she found the walk just a bit too far and would have really benefitted from having a bench to rest on and enjoy the surroundings. For this reason some kind of seating was seen as the most fitting tribute which would also benefit the community. It was felt that…

Byron’s pool nature reserve was the beautiful location selected for the latest task in Bidwells and Waitrose corporate social responsibilty programme. The workers who are part of this scheme are eager to give something back to their local community. These two Trumpington based companies decided on supporting their nearby nature reserve by part taking in some conservation work. The task was to cut and rake the woodland glade situated by the river. It was important to clear the glade as many woodland species use these key areas to feed and reproduce. The…