Monthly Archives: December 2015

Bearwood Film Club at Thimblemill presents…

 

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Personal alarms

Abbey Ward councillors, using a small fund called the local area budget, have purchased 50 personal attack alarms which the police will be allocating to women who feel vulnerable when walking the streets alone. The alarms are small, and appropriately … Continue reading

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Another Simon Lea stunner…

 

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Simon Lea calendars…

Warley Wood Community Trust and Webbs Walled Garden have both obtained a small number of the wonderful Warley Woods 2016 calendars consisting of 12 of Simon Lea's terrific photographs of the Woods through the seasons. Following enquiries, Simon has produced … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Lightwoods News

Slate messages for the roof, and news of the post-celebration plod-a-thon in Lightwoods…You can download the newsletter from project co-ordinator, Julia here

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Great Bearwood support for Syrian refugees

Prompted by the success of their first appeal in September for items to help Syrian refugees stranded in Calais, local residents were keen their Christmas appeal would go some way to help children affected by the refugee crisis. Working with … Continue reading

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It’s open!

Some children from Abbey School were given special dispensation this morning to try out the new children’s play area in Lightwoods Park when it opened. People going there are reminded that the park itself is very wet, and it would … Continue reading

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Children’s play area open for Xmas holidays

The new children’s play and adventure playground in Lightwoods Park is due to be officially opened this Friday (18th) at 11.am and marks the first completed stage in the Lightwoods Park and House restoration project.  

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If you’re going to Sainsbury’s this weekend…

…As you pass the entrance, stop and say hi to the good folk from BUDS. Dementia is terribly debilitating and possibly the fastest growing cause of illness in the region, leading to forgetfulness, confusion, changes in mood and problems in … Continue reading

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Another great Bearwood calendar…

I think there may be one or two of the excellent Simon Lea Bearwood calendars available at Webbs and the Warley Woods pavilion, but there is also another superb 2016 calendar from local historian Andrew Maxam. This one features 12 … Continue reading

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