BIDLEA DAIRY NATURE PARK

The outdoor socially distanced event went very well, at Bidlea Dairy, Twemlow last weekend. Thanks to Paul Kemsley, Brian Symple, Jennie Mills, Will Burnham and The Woodlands Trust. Families pre-booked time slots of fifteen minutes and brought their own spades and forks. 150 metres of hedging and many varieties of apple trees were planted. This […]

Why are trees important?

Why are trees important?

Google the term ‘Biodiversity’ and you will be hit with several worthy articles talking about opportunities, networking, delivering tangible outputs etc. What does this all mean? And how does this show that trees are important? And what has this to do with Goostrey? At school you are taught that biodiversity is important for the planet […]

Apple Trees and Wildlife Hedges at Bidlea Dairy

This week’s post comes courtesy of Paul Kemsley who has organised a fantastic event to get involved in planting some hedges and trees at Bidlea Dairy! Make sure to book your slot soon to avoid missing out! Come to Bidlea Dairy plant either an apple tree or hedgerow in your 15 minute slot. 1/ A […]

Biodiversity at Goostrey Station

This week’s post comes courtesy of Chris Burgess who has shared a story with us about biodiversity at Goostrey Rail Station. Thanks Chris! Many people would not include the words biodiversity and railway in the same sentence. But Network Rail states that they take seriously the responsibility to maintain and improve the railway, while being […]

Young People’s Wildlife Project: A Wild Success

Sunday (11th October) saw the first in this year’s two part Young People’s Wildlife Project, where people of all ages headed down to local areas of wildlife around the village and planted all sorts of plants and trees to help the local wildlife flourish, with the added extra of making the areas even more beautiful […]