08 August 2020
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The Friends of Bilbrook was established in 2011 by residents of Bilbrook who wanted to make a difference and improve the open spaces in the village. We are a constituent group who have regular committee meetings including a public AGM.
We are a very active group who have achieved a great deal since we started. This includes: creating a community wood to commemorate the Queen‘s Diamond Jubilee, installing a Multi Use Games Area, planting thousands of spring bulbs and 20 road verge trees. We regularly monitor the water quality in the Moat Brook. We have installed bird nesting boxes, bat roosting boxes, insect hotels and wildflower meadows. We also have regular activities including; village litter picks, bulb planting, small mammal surveys, evening bat walks, dawn chorus walks and community fundraising events such as quizzes, skittles nights and barn dances.
We regularly host young pupils and students from the local schools and colleges and not just Bilbrook, to educate them about the natural world on their doorstep. This includes pond dipping, bug hunts, tree planting and mammal surveys. Every year we have a project with Bilbrook Scouts to make boxes for the small residents of the Jubilee Wood. We are about to build an outdoor classroom/picnic area where we can teach the young people in a bespoke outdoor classroom which will also double up as a family picnic area which visitors to the wood can use.
We have an excellent website: www.friendsofbilbrook.org where you can see everything we have done so far and sign up to our newsletter.
We need your help as there’s still more we can do so we can do continue to offer and even expand our service but it takes money to do this. Every little helps.
Please join the lottery today and help us to help the residents both human and wild in the lovely village of Bilbrook.
Thank you for your support and good luck!
Mr Keri Lloyd
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