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Beech Bottom Dyke tidy up

Sunny weather on Sunday 23 April may have helped us, for about a dozen people turned out to remove litter (see inset) and clear growth around the top of the Dyke. The bluebells made it a picture and their smell

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Action Day November 2016

Some of the volunteers who helped to clear out the old WW2 fire fighting water tank on Sunday, 27th November also unearthed a bottle of champagne (inset).   We’ve previously found a full bottle of gin during a clear up

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Autumn Action Day – Clearance work at Beech Bottom Dyke

Despite heavy rain on the morning of Sunday 16th October, an intrepid group of volunteers were able to clear large areas of brambles adjacent to the path on the southern side of the Dyke.  This clearance work not only makes

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Beech Bottom Dyke Action Day 2

After determined efforts, Friends of Bernards Heath has now opened up the Dyke so that it is possible to walk along the bottom from the entrance near the Ancient Briton junction to the railway embankment, a distance of about one

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Beech Bottom Dyke, Mini Action Day

A slippery steep slope made access difficult during our efforts to clear the bottom of Beech Bottom Dyke, and this has now been addressed by clearing a path near the Ancient Briton Junction. The arrow shows where we started (see

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Beech Bottom Dyke Action Day 1 – FoBH clears the way

Friends of Bernards Heath made a big effort to start clearing paths at Beech Bottom Dyke on Saturday morning.  Thank you everyone who took part.

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Spring Action Day

Girls to the rescue!  A Tesco trolley was just one of the many items recovered or litter collected on our Action Day.

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FoBH Action Day

Our Action Day was positively balmy with warm autumn sun, and it probably helped to bring out a record number of volunteers.  When you hear of the comment ‘couldn’t find any litter’, who could hope for more. Litter picking was

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Spring Action Day

We would like to say Thank you to all the Friends and Supporters who turned out on Sunday 15th to contribute to our Action Day and who helped give the Heath a Spring Clean. The Daffodils are now in flower

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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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