September 24, 2017

I usually try and find an amusing title for our blog posts, but that would not be appropriate for today. NEWT's event today was clearing willow from the ponds at 'The Bunk' on Leverhulme park, but this was cut short when one of our members discovered the sad remains of...

September 10, 2017

Be it drizzling or sizzling, Bolton NEWT are not put off by the weather and we were out on Leverhulme park again today. More willow needed clearing and and silly from the pond needed dragging out. 

We were joined by Tracy and also 5-year old Sabrina and her mum Sue. We...

August 29, 2017

What a super feeling to be outside and working with nature, on Sunday with Bolton NEWT. Our event involved continuing to clear a wetland area of crack willow so that more light could get to the pond and encourage more diverse wildlife t flourish. Spending the day out i...

August 13, 2017

What a fabulous day for today's NEWT events and what a super turnout. Margaret, Jackie and Tracy came along but also new volunteers: Mark, Cohen and Sammy.

The morning involved raking cut grass from the old pitch and put circles and then carting it to a place where it c...

August 9, 2017

This morning two NEWT members, Jasmine and Simon, were lucky enough to go out on a photography jaunt with professional photographer Dave (Johno) Johnson. Johno gave us some tips on depth of field, lenses to use for different scenarios and ideas for composition and proc...

July 30, 2017

So today our original event was to collect yellow rattle seeds from Seven Acres Park to then sow on Leverhulme Park, but with the uncertainty of the weather, we changed our activity. So we decided to clear a path in a beautiful area on Seven Acres and also clear a hill...

July 17, 2017

 On Sunday 16th July NEWT continued their attack on the Himalayan Balsam. This is going to be a long term project but we have made great progress. Liam and Simon joined the NEWT team and Simon erected a simple shelter, just in case the weather turned against us. Using...

July 12, 2017

After applying to the George Cox Foundation, a charity established by the Farnworth-based civil engineering firm, we have recieved a £250 donation of tools. This is fantastic news!

On Saturday 8th July we collected the tools from Ann-Marie O'Connor (office manager at Ge...

July 8, 2017

During our NEWT explorations and mapping of Leverhulme Park, we came across the Tonge Fold Allotments Plottie Shop. The allotments reside along the Tonge border of Leverhulme Park and Tonge cemetry. 

Due to the financial cuts all services are having upon Bolton Cou...

July 2, 2017

What a fantastic turnout we had at today's Bolton NEWT event. NEWT are all about community and bringing people together and today's activities certainly had a real community spirit about them, with people of a range of ages all working with a common purpose.

This mornin...

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