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Community Focused

Making a Difference

Local Engagement

Working Together

Positive Outcomes

Your Help with Funding and Sponsorship

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Planting Initiatives

New hedgerow in Simon's Wood planting 1,000 'whips' of mixed hedging including Hawthorn, Buckthorn, Dogwood Rose, Hornbeam and Hazel alongside the Heritage Club wall.

Financial Support

Finchampstead Parish Council has supported many of our projects.

The opening of the Ridges Ramble walk to Spout Pond and the western pathways was a particular success.

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Community Support

Friends from the Optalis Day Centre help us with the work every month.  We in turn give our support to the Growing Places-Berkshire charity in Wokingham and at their farm at Stratfield Turgis.

Fundraising Campaign

Our JustGiving campaign raised the funds for the revamp of the Car Park at Simon's Wood.

A huge thank you to the local community for supporting the funding.

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Individual Support

The Centenary Trail Waymarkers in Simon's Wood were funded by local resident Mervyn Simmonds.

Financed Projects

A number of Boardwalks throughout the sites have been funded by Finchampstead Parish Council, National Trust Reading and various private donations.

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Volunteers bring a wealth of experience to the various tasks required and many have received long service awards from the Rangers.

Planting Initiatives

A significant occasion in Simons Wood was the planting of 750 Hazel saplings as another example of how the woodland is managed. This planting will create an understory beneath the mature Pines and the fulness of time...

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