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  • Environmental groups call on PM's intervention as 10 green policies scrapped

    Friday 31st July, 2015

    Within the first three months of the new government ten different environmental policies have been watered down or scrapped, according to analysis by a group of leading UK environment organisations

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  • Birches Farm restoration a step closer thanks to herbfarmacy open weekend

    Friday 31st July, 2015

    The proceeds from last weekend’s ‘Open Farm’ event at the herbfarmacy, totalling almost £700, have been kindly donated to Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s Birches Farm Restoration appeal.

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  • Bromyard Downs Summer Newsletter out now!

    Thursday 16th July, 2015

    Bromyard Downs Summer Newsletter is here! Read online below or download at the bottom of the page.

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  • Farm Advice available in the Lower Lugg Valley

    Monday 13th July, 2015

    If you farm on the Lugg between Leominster and Hereford, you may like to hear about several projects which are happening in your area, as part of Herefordshire Wildlife Trusts Lower Lugg Living Landscape Project.

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  • Appeal against Aylestone Hill Planning Prevention Dismissed

    Monday 6th July, 2015

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  • Over 304 Species recorded at 24 hour Bromyard Downs Bioblitz!

    Tuesday 30th June, 2015

    Over 300 people, including 200 children from local schools, joined in with a 24 hour Bioblitz which ran from 10am on Friday morning on Bromyard Downs Common. The race was on to record as many species of flora and fauna as possible. Local wildlife experts were on hand to help with moth trapping, bat detecting, small mammal trapping, botany and lots more throughout the weekend. The Bioblitz gets local people to see a different side to the Common and helps to paint a clear picture of what is happening with different species on the Downs.

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  • Rare moth proves an exciting find on Bromyard Downs Common

    Monday 1st June, 2015

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  • New Partnership Project to revive historic ponds across the Bromyard Plateau given go-ahead after winning Biffa Award and Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

    Tuesday 19th May, 2015

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust has partnered with the Herefordshire Amphibian and Reptile Trust to begin a new project: Pooling Together – Reviving the Wetland Landscape. The project aims to revive the pond landscape across 850 hectares of North-East Herefordshire by restoring 19 ponds on Bromyard Downs, the National Trust’s Brockhampton Estate and Bringsty Common. HWT and HART have an excellent track record of working together to deliver conservation projects, most recently What's That Snake? which ran from 2008 - 2010 and the Ponds and Newts Heritage Network Project 2012 – 2014.

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  • Get ready for 30 Days Wild!

    Wednesday 6th May, 2015

    This June, we are challenging you to get outdoors and do something wild every day, for 30 days.

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  • Aylestone Hill Proposed Development - inquiry date imminent

    Monday 20th April, 2015

    An update following our previous news item of 26th February ...

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