Monday, 31 December 2012
Thursday, 20 December 2012
We would like to thank our team of valued volunteers, our friends and neighbours, our partners funders and sponsors for helping to make 2012 a successful, interesting and fun year. Together, we have made a difference.
We look forward to growing together next year.
Sunday, 16 December 2012
Friday, 14 December 2012
Winter can be a difficult time for UK birds, especially in severe weather. You can help by providing a regular supply of food and clean fresh water. For more information about feeding birds please visit the RSPB website here.
You can drop off your donations to Barrow Foodbank at Neighbourhood Management, 242-244 Dalton Rd, Barrow. Find out more here ... http://chnmt.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/new-barrow-foodbank-collection-point-in.html
You can find out more about Barrow Foodbank at www.barrow.foodbank.org.uk/
"If you are aged between 16-19, live in Cumbria or North Lancashire and hope to be the next big thing in film making then this is the opportunity for you. We are looking for 10 of our areas most promising young film makers to take part in a free 3-month project during which you will receive film industry training in practical film making skills, film history and theory and film distribution".
More information can be found on the Signal Films website at: http://www.signalfilms.co.uk/
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Monday, 10 December 2012
Winter can be a difficult time for UK birds, especially in severe weather. You can help by providing a regular supply of food and clean fresh water. If possible it is best to feed in the morning and in the early afternoon before it get dark
Foods to leave out include:
- High calorie seed mixes
- Black sunflower seeds
- Nyjer seeds
- Peanuts (unsalted)
- Net free fat balls (netting can trap birds feet and may cause injury)
- Kitchen scraps such; mild grated cheese, cooked potatoes, cooked rice, pastry and soaked fruit.
For more information about feeding birds please visit the RSPB website here.
Saturday, 8 December 2012
Friday, 7 December 2012
FREE walks, talks, training and volunteering.
Tuesday 11 December 2012 ‘Making it wild at South Walney – Beach Clean’. Your chance to do your bit and help turn the tide on the ugly and harmful litter found on the beach. Meet South Walney Nature Reserve, Walney Island, GR SD 215 620.
Sunday 6 January 2013 ‘Making it wild at Abbotswood’ - 10.30-3.30 pm, meet at Mill Café car park, Furness Abbey. Help clear the invasive rhododendron from this County Wildlife Site.
Tuesday 8 January 2013 ‘Making it wild at South Walney’ - 10.30-3.30 pm, meet South Walney Nature Reserve. Help manage this reserve over the winter months. Please phone 471066 to let them know you’re going along, leave name and contact details.
Tuesday 15 January 2013 ‘Making it wild at Abbotswood’ - 12.30-3.30 pm meet at Mill Café car park, Furness Abbey. Help clear the invasive rhododendron from this County Wildlife Site.
Wednesday 16 January 2013 ‘Making a start with waders’ 10-3.30 pm, meet South Walney Nature Reserve, Walney Island GR: SD 204 632. Aimed at those new to identifying wading birds.
Wednesday 16 January 2013 ‘Man, our seas and shores’ - 7.30-8.30 pm at the Forum, Duke St, Barrow. A look into the historical use of Morecambe Bay and the Irish Sea around Barrow.
For further information contact Sue Thurley on email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01539 816300