Month: April 2019

New bird boxes

On a fine sunny Saturday morning I met with Brian a conservationist who has a great wealth of knowledge about birds and their habitats after putting up thousands of nest boxes throughout north Cumbria since a boy. He showed me how to put the nesting boxes up and in the correct position taking into account …

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Keep your eyes open

It pays to look around as while walking Ruby my dog through the park in the early part of the week I came across a greater spotted woodpecker tapping away quite happily trying to attract a mate, the nest hole being visible.

New Waste Bin

We now have a new waste bin on the park thanks to the Green Spaces team. It is situated at the Cenotaph car park and it is very well used by the park walkers, but it also stood up well when the park flooded this year in March and left the tide mark around the …

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New kissing gate for Eden Bridge Gardens

We now have a brand-new wood kissing gate and handrail in place of the old climb over metal stile which was a real pain. It is in keeping with the wooded area that it leads too, so well done to Kim from Green Spaces team.