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Friends of Hollingbury and Burstead Woods AGM

12th May

Saturday 20 May 2017 2:30pm Brian Foster Environment Centre, Dorothy Stringer School, Stringer Way (off Surrenden Road), BN1 6PZ Come and find out about what the FHBW group do and how you can get involved.  Plus a Guest speaker – Dr Chris Sandom from Sussex University – talking about Rewilding Sussex & beyond what it is and Read more

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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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