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Chair of FHBW steps down

2nd Jun

John Higgs recently stood down from chairing the Friends of Hollingbury & Burstead Woods group after 9 years due to ill health. He joined the group in 1996 so has been a member for 19 years. John previously worked for the Forestry Commission so has a wealth of knowledge about trees and woodland management.  He has Read more

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Woodland Wander

8th Jun

Sunday 23 June 2:30pm.  FHBW are conducting a circular walk exploring Burstead Wood and Hollingbury Wood. Meet at the start of Hollingdean Golf Course access road off Ditchling Road (opp Woodbourne Avenue).  This is a free event – there will be a small charge for refreshments after the walk. For more details, visit the FHBW Read more

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Talk – Our Local Woodland Trees

4th May

Arboriculturalist Alister Peters will give a talk on working with trees on Saturday 18 May 2:30pm at the Brian Foster Environment Centre, Dorothy Stringer School, Stringer Way off Surrenden Road BN1 6PZ.  This is a free event open to FHBW members and non-members with tea and homemade cakes.

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Woodland working sessions

20th Aug

Volunteers needed for woodland working sessions with the Friends of Hollingbury & Burstead Woods.  Next sessions: Sunday 2 September: tidying hedge and clearing the “forget-me-not” glade Saturday 6 October: mowing new butterfly glade and planting wildflower seed Both sessions are 10am – 1pm New members are very welcome. You can come and try a work session without Read more

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