REMINDER: Next workparty Sunday 11th Feb 24

REMINDER Our next work party is on Sunday 11th February at 10am.We are getting through the list of jobs we planned to do this winter, but still have to complete the clearing of the regrowth along the south facing bank of the borrowdyke and also complete removal of the Blackthorn in the main area where […]

Next work parties in February 2024

REMINDER Our next two work parties are on Sunday 11th and Sunday 25th February at 10am. A further reminder will be sent out nearer the time. We are getting through the list of jobs we planned to do this winter, but still have to complete the clearing of the regrowth along the south facing bank of the […]

Northern Waterthrush spotted in Heybridge!

Northern Waterthrush sighting in Heybridge attracts hundreds By Stuart Woodward and Shivani Chaudhari BBC News, in Heybridge The following report was taken form the BBC news website. If there is any issues, we will remove the post – Admin. Hundreds of people have flocked to an industrial estate in Essex to grab a glimpse of […]

Happy New Year and work party update

A Happy and Healthy 2024 to All. Our first work party of the year will be on Sunday 14th January starting at 10am. We plan to continue the making good along the edge of the new meadow footpath and removing saplings and suckers in areas cleared of scrub and bramble last year. In addition, I […]

We are conservation winners!

It is with great pride that I am able to update you all about todays special award that we won today. We have won the Maldon District Conservation Design Award for the best Nature Conservation 2023 for our cracking reserve. This is a great achievement and it’s thanks to all of our donators, shareholders, directors […]

Next working party in February 2023

The next work party will be on Sunday 5th February. As usual, we will meet at 10am. More details will be provided nearer the time. Put the date in your diaries!

Reserve Pathways update

Work on the walkways began in October and the crossing path between river and canal and disabled ramp from the sea wall are now in place. But work on the boardwalk has paused until January, awaiting delivery of materials. The bridge across the King’s Mere has been built but is currently fenced off for health […]

Working party reminder! 4th of December 2022

REMINDER The next Working Party will be on Sunday 4th December, at 10am. We will be completing removal of scrub from the west end of the Reserve to allow the grassland to recover, as well as from the northern slope of the borrowdyke and litter picking. As usual, I will require your car registration number, […]

We have signed the lease!

Dear All We wish you all a very Happy New Year. It’s been a while since you recieved any updates so I thought I would tell you our fantastic news. It’s been a long time spent negotiating with Tesco’s but I am delighted to say the lease is now SIGNED! We are the official custodians […]