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Bernards Heath Play Area

  Let’s Play on Bernards Heath is a charity founded to update the existing play area on the Heath. This is your opportunity to influence the look of the playground , get involved and chat to our Trustees and St

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Lower Field gets another Survey

Following the emergence of a depression in the Lower Field, and its further subsidence, survey work was started on the 20th January. The ground features in this area, once a rubbish tip, were extensively explored some two years ago.

Posted in Ariston site, Maintenance

New Year 2020

Bernards Heath, Lower Field

Posted in Winter

New Depression appears on the Lower Field

This small depression has appeared on the Lower Field and has been cordoned off. The Fontmell Close sinkhole was probably only 200 m away, although in this case it may be a consequence of the rubbish that was buried in

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A Fresh Spin on Bernards Heath, Sandridge Road Wastes and Beech Bottom Dyke

Many people will have noticed that new boards have appeared describing the Heath and Sandridge Road Wastes. The old Bernards Heath boards have been updated and smart new metal frames used instead of wood frames which rotted out. These are

Posted in Beech Bottom Dyke, History, Maintenance, Wastes

November Action Day

Thank you everybody who helped with our Action Day on November 17th 2019 A lovely sunny but cold November Action day attracted a good number of helpers, who: 1 and 2 Collected litter and other rubbish – including a sleeping

Posted in Action Days, Maintenance

Global Families Day

Bernards Heath Infant and Nursery School celebrated Global Families Day on November 14th with Peter Burley and Alan MacKnight representing the Friends of Bernards Heath. They brought along with some very tasty berry jam (photo inset) using fruit foraged from

Posted in Education, Promotion

Autumn Action Day

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Season of Mists

Early morning photos from the Lower Field, Bernards Heath from MN.

Posted in Photos, Weather

Felling the Big Fella Part II

The Reading of the Rings Wet sawdust on top of the stump obscured the annual rings and the final sawcuts had come from several directions. A scrub with a stiff hand-brush made things a lot clearer (below).

Posted in History, Maintenance, Trees