2020 SOUTH EAST IN BLOOM AWARD-TANYARD MEADOWS

Tanyard Meadows was entered into the South East In Bloom awards under Country Park category for the first time and was awarded a Silver Gilt! This is fantastic and a very high award for a first entry – Gold next year? Other volunteering opportunites For details of extra tasks at Gatwick Airport, please email thomassimpson@sussexwt.org.uk (or call 07825…

What we do

Pond maintenance, control of unwanted vegetation e.g. Himalayan Balsam or Rhododendrons, hedgerow maintenance, litter picking, water quality monitoring of our local water courses  Litter picking Coppicing Rubbish clearance Pond maintenance Control of unwanted vegetation Hedgerow maintenance All tasks meet at 0945 for 10am start. Please wear outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Tools and instruction provided. For details contact kevinlerwill@sussexwt.org.uk or…

NEXT ACTIVITY DATE: MAY 15th

Our next task date is Sunday 15th May 2022. Tasks will include; ·         Watering the fruit trees at The Fieldings Community Orchard ·         Cutting back the fallen Willow tree in Tanyard Pond ·         Litter pick along Langshott ·         Cutting back along the informal woodland paths near Tanyard Pond If you are available and want to join in, please meet…

2021 IN SUMMARY

  Thanks to all those who have helped during another challenging year. Just before Christmas we planted the new Plum tree and 2 White Currant shrubs in The Fieldings Community Orchard and also coppiced some of the Willows next to Tanyard Pond (Langshott Pond) to improve light levels. A dead tree that had fallen across…

TICKS – What you should know

Published April 2022 Despite the vagaries of the weather, we are now in to the season when ticks really start to make their presence known (I have already found one this month), so please be aware of the possibility of picking them up, whenever you walk through long grass and vegetation in the countryside. Whilst…

2022 – Latest Task List in and around Horley

Gatwick Greenspace Partnership Volunteer tasks April– September inc 2022 April Wednesday 6th– No task. Wednesday 13th– Nature walk. Park and meet at Owlbeech Way play area car park, Horsham. What3Words location- https://what3words.com/disprove.slippers.registers Wednesday 20th– Warnham Nature Reserve. Pond digging. Meet in the car park off Warnham Road, Horsham (W3W location; https://what3words.com/level.advice.posts) Saturday 23rd– Horley Conservation…

Riverfly Invertebrate Monitoring Workshop

Group training activity to enable local conservation volunteers to monitor water quality in our rivers and streams Under the leadership of a Riverfly instructor and support from members of the environmet agency and local wildlife trusts about 12 Horley Conservation Group volunteers put on their waders and took to the Gatwick Stream in search of…

Horley Conservation Group – 2019

Horley Conservation Group – 2019 Summary The Horley Conservation Group (HCG) maintained a full programme of monthly tasks designed to maintain and enhance some of the green spaces mainly around the North East sector of the town. This year the weather has been very kind to us and no tasks have had to be cancelled….

AGM Minutes 25th March 2019 (Unapproved)

Minutes of Horley Conservation Group (HCG) AGM6.00pm Monday 25th March 2019 Trinity Oaks CoE Primary School Present: Kevin Lerwill GGP (KL), Bill Chaffe-Secretary (BC), Samantha Marshall HTC (SM), Judith Walker (JW), Trevor Walker (TW), ), Mike Botcherby (MB), Maggie Heisse(MH), Catherine Baart (CB), Catherine McNab (CMc) Apologies: Jim Marsh, Valerie Marshall Minute Ref CONTENT Action…