News & Events 2016

 FEBRUARY 2016 - FREE HEDGE LAYING COURSE.

A free hedge-laying course was organised and took place at the woodlands on Thursday 18th February 2016. The courses well attended by volunteers, Keep Wales Tidy, Beaufort Hill Woodlands, Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT), BGCBC Environmental Dept and TWO politicians. Many thanks to Richard Baker (GWT) who conducted the training with the new attendees and to Liz Winstanley (GWT) for helping to organise the event.

Many thanks to Philip Jones Timber Products for the supply of 1/4 saw stakes and their continued support of our management plans.

 

Further details of the course can be found by visiting  the Ponds &

Woodlands Facebook and Twitter pages by clicking on their respective logos.

MAY 2016 - WOOD SCULPTURE REPLACED AT CHANDLERS ROAD ENTRANCE

The original wood sculpture at the Chandlers Road Entrance had started to rot, so John James kindly carved a replacement.

Hedgelaying course 01
Hedgelaying course 01
Hedgelaying course 02
Hedgelaying course 02
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Hedgelaying course 03
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Hedgelaying course 04
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Hedgelaying course 05
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Hedgelaying course 06
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Hedgelaying course 07
Hedgelaying course 08
Hedgelaying course 08
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Hedgelaying course 09
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Wood Sculpture 01
Wood Sculpture 01
Wood sculpture 02
Wood sculpture 02
Wood sculpture 03
Wood sculpture 03
Wood sculpture 04
Wood sculpture 04
SEPTEMBER 2016 - HIGHLANDS ROAD ENTRANCE 

I came across two old photos recently, of when houses were being built opposite the Highlands Road Entrance during 1982, then took photos from the same viewpoint on 26th September 2016.

The view has changed somewhat during those 32 years !!

Highlands Road 1982 1
Highlands Road 1982 1
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Highlands Road 04
Highlands Road 1982
Highlands Road 1982
Highlands Road 02
Highlands Road 02