Monthly Archives: May 2016

Remedial works on the Lower Field

Work started this week to restore the Lower Field. The photo on the left shows how it looked after the Fontmell/Bridle Close sinkhole episode and the photo on the right shows how things are beginning to look now.  Photos: MN

Posted in Fontmell, Maintenance

Bernards Heath Infants School children learn about Friends of Bernards Heath

David Pearce, a parent of children at the school, recently gave a talk about the Friends of Bernards Heath and what they do.  You can find out more about this by taking a look at this page.

Posted in Education

School Crossing Patrol wanted!

We are urgently looking for someone who would be interested in becoming the School Crossing Patrol for Bernards Heath Junior School The pay is £7.20 per hour (plus holiday pay and retainer).  If you are interested or would like further

Posted in Safety

Air ambulance on the Heath

Bernards Heath provides a safe landing pad for the East Anglian Air Ambulance following an accident today involving a cyclist and a car in Lemsford Road. 

Posted in Accidents

Access to interpretation boards

A quick strim of cow parsley has improved access to the interpretation board in Townsend Drive, which provides an excellent succinct history of the Heath. This board and the two others in Harpenden Road and Sandridge Road were installed by

Posted in Maintenance, Promotion

Sinkhole Tours

Last October the country thrilled to the drama of the sinkhole on Bernards Heath – and the story is not finished yet. Much was written and said in the media, but there is nothing like being on the spot to

Posted in Ariston site, Fontmell

Bernards Heath guided walk

The walk on the 8th May was very successful with 30 people joining on what was a sunny warm afternoon. Local historian Peter Burley led the walk, with an impressive depth of knowledge about the area. 

Posted in Features, History

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Newsletter Spring 2017

A Guide to Beech Bottom Dyke
by Peter Burley
tortoiseshell butterfly
27th March 2017
Now appearing on the Heath
Tortoiseshell Butterfly.

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