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  • Herefordshire’s rural heritage comes to the Left Bank

    Tuesday 9th May, 2017

    Local rural enterprise, Orchard Origins, creates an orchard in the sky at popular Hereford city venue overlooking the Wye.

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust launch appeal to raise £40,000 to safeguard the future of their 55 nature reserves in tough financial climate

    Friday 5th May, 2017

    Herefordshire is often described as England’s most rural county, with a rich mosaic landscape of small fields, ancient hedgerows and wooded hills. From the Black Mountains in the west to the Malvern Hills in the east and the majestic sweep of the Wye Valley, the county embodies the finer characteristics of a rapidly vanishing traditional landscape.

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  • Easter survey reveals the need for faster action on peat-free gardening

    Thursday 13th April, 2017

    As the nation’s gardeners prepare for spring, a new survey reveals a lack of real choice for consumers looking for peat-free composts at garden centres and other outlets. It highlights the need for more determined action to phase out peat use from the gardening industry and to protect wild peatlands.

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  • Woodchip available from Lower House Farm

    Wednesday 12th April, 2017

    We have clean, hardwood woodchip available for collection from Lower House Farm. Perfect for garden paths or mulching borders! Suggested donation 50p per bag or £4 per boot/tailer-full. Please call in at reception on arrival (closed over Easter BH weekend). Bring own bags!

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust launch crowdfunder appeal to set up new community shop in Ledbury

    Friday 17th March, 2017

    Selling pre-loved clothes, books and homewares alongside new wildlife products, the shop will also provide a space for talks and workshops, highlighting the work of the Trust on nature reserves and landscapes across Herefordshire.

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  • Herefordshire Wildlife Trust call for public support to conserve rare wetland birds on Lugg Meadow

    Friday 10th March, 2017

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  • Bromyard Downs – Past, Present and Future

    Monday 6th March, 2017

    An exhibition created as part of the Bromyard Downs Project will launch at the Bromyard History Centre on Saturday 11th March

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  • Project to revitalise Bodenham Lake given go ahead by funders

    Monday 6th March, 2017

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust are delighted to have secured funding from the Heritage Lottery and European Regional Development Fund for their project beginning at Bodenham Lake nature reserve this spring.

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  • Greener UK coalition launches manifesto urging UK government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

    Friday 24th February, 2017

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  • Gruffalo’s Picnic to Celebrate spring at Queenswood Country Park

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    After successfully applying to the Big Lottery Fund’s Celebrate programme the Gruffalo Spring Picnic has been awarded £6,289 which will be used to host a one-day event on Saturday 8th April at Queenswood Country Park near Leominster.

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