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Monthly Archives: July 2013
Lower than a snake’s belly
Viv Cole from Warley Woods Community Trust reports an astonishing act of mindless vandalism overnight. Some idiots have uprooted five of the benches in the park, piled them high, and burnt them to ashes. That in itself is a disgrace, … Continue reading
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Have you ever thought about volunteering?
As I am sure most readers already know, Thimblemill Library is much more than 'just a library'. It is a community hub for a whole range of activities, from the very young through to the elderly. Many of those activities … Continue reading
“A fantastic park for everyone to enjoy”
Warley Woods has once again been judged as on a par with the country’s finest parks and the Community Trust that manages the site has heard that it will receive a sought after Green Flag for the fifth year running. … Continue reading
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Use your noddle!
If anyone is visiting Bearwood by the Sea by car, or anyone you know may be popping by, please could people try to park sensibly with a bit of thought for others who may need to use the roads. Some … Continue reading
The Bearwood Front Garden competition closes next week, and the organisers have arranged a scoop by attracting TV gardener Alys Fowler, who also writes for The Guardian, to act as one of the judges. There's now an opportunity for local … Continue reading
Following the success of the Stony Lane Park beach day last week, we’ve now got Bearwood By The Sea starting tomorrow in Lightwoods Park. With kiddies rides, waterballs, a fun fair and a real beach!
Summer Showcase at Thimblemill!
This Saturday, from 6.30pm until 10pm the Thimblemill Library promises to be really rocking! In addition to the wonderful Amelia Wallace, there are local support acts including folk duo “Ship of fools”, Joe and Kim from Bearwood who have played at … Continue reading
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Two planning applications for Abbey Ward on this week's listings: More information can be obtained via the Planning website here
Don’t you wish we had a lake?
These fantastic pictures from Stony Lane yesterday makes us wish we had our own boating pool in Lightwoods. Well done to the Stony Lane Friends Group! Photos: Ken Harrison
Stony Lane by the sea
Cool off on the beach, take out a pedalo, watch the Punch and Judy, it's all happening in Stony Lane park on Saturday where the Friends Group (and even one or two Team Bearwood volunteers) are promising a great day … Continue reading
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