SPECIES IN THE BRIERDENE WILDLIFE SITE IS NOW 982
We have been selected by the Postcode Lottery to
apply for a small grant. We have completed the application and will hear later
in the year if we have been selected.
The judge from the R.H.S. visited us in the
first week of September and was very impressed with the work we had done.
will have to wait until next month to see if we will retain our award from
also had a team of 19 volunteers from BT Research & Insight Group, who put
in a great days work raking and painting in the dene.
thanks to North Tyneside Council and their grass cutters who have done an
excellent job of cutting all the areas in the lower dene.
year instead of hiring someone to rake up the cut area, we have hired a cutter
and bailer from Whitley Bay Golf Club.
This will save us at least six weeks
work clearing along the dene top.
We still have a little cutting left to do on
the top, but would like to thank the Golf Club for their support in hiring us
their equipment and staff.