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NOTICE OF MEETING
Notice of a Meeting of all Members
Wednesday 7th February at 7.30pm
at the Mulberry Suite, Brighouse Sixth Form College HD6 1AY
Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group hereby give notice of a Meeting of all Members to be held on Wednesday 7th February at the Mulberry Suite, Brighouse High School HD6 1AY at 7.30pm
The terms of the resolution to be proposed are as follows:
That the current Unincorporated Group called Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group is dissolved and that all of its assets are transferred to the newly formed Charitable Incorporated Organisation called Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group whose Charity Registration number is 1176233
The decision on the resolution must be confirmed by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting.
Prior to the vote the Committee will outline the reasons for proposing the resolution and then be available to answer any questions.
We hope you are able to attend.
Allan Wolfenden. Chairperson CBWG
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
It was a surprise to see this goldcrest in my garden. The light was terrible and I had to bump up the ISO but I still think it's a worthy of a post.
Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Sunday, 24 December 2017
Saturday, 9 December 2017
We are also running a strimmer course.
Meet at the cabin at 9.30 start with a brew and a chat.
If you intend staying all day bring along some lunch.
Friday, 1 December 2017
Many, many thanks to everyone who took the trouble to cast votes for our project "Bums on Seats at the Bottom!" - and it was trouble!!
AVIVA have sent a very apologetic email out to all the entrants about the difficulties with their website and in recognition of all the hassle they have given us £100, which should go some way towards realising our plans.
So, onwards and upwards as they say.....
Thursday, 30 November 2017
We - and the birds - are really grateful, so thank you very much!
Sunday, 26 November 2017
A trio of nuthatch shots from today:
Sunday, 19 November 2017
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Sunday, 12 November 2017
... and a comical one of a duck taking off from the canal (well it tickled me anyway)
Friday, 27 October 2017
So that we can have some seating around the Reserve for our visitors to rest.
We need a few more votes. Members and friends, please sign on and help us reach our target. Sign on below.
November 1st. We have 700+ votes. We need lots more so please get voting for us.
Hi all. There will be a tree walk this Sunday the 29th of October at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve. Free parking.
This will be led by Bel Hale. Walk start 1:30 pm until 3.30 pm. There will be refreshments in the Cabin.
Remember to look out for our new Sand Martin wall! Pictures below.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Monday, 23 October 2017
Many visitors to the reserve comment that they would love a few more places to sit down for a while. Well, here's your chance to help make it happen.....
We're applying for a grant from AVIVA Community Fund and we need you to vote for us. We need at least 1000 votes.
Please follow the link and cast your votes for "Bums on Seats at the Bottom", and get everyone you know to do it too.
Thursday, 12 October 2017
Well, here's a quick round up of this morning's efforts:
1. The big blue cabin is getting a make-over - we are lining it out so it's a warmer place to be in, especially in winter when inside jobs are preferable!
At the moment it's mainly a woodworking session in here. Later we're aiming to get some lighting in and a few more fittings so we can build birdboxes etc in comfort. Do you fancy joining in?
|How many volunteers does it take........|
2. Some routine clean-ups of the bird feeding areas at the cabin and in the reserve also got done. We washed some of the feeders and did a round of refills. Down at the viewing area in the reserve we re-sited a couple of hanging feeders so that they are closer to the wheelchair access viewing area. We hope you and the birds will find them! We also brought the empties back - they'll go out next time. This was an enjoyable task on a fine morning like today, and the feeders dried quickly in a stiff breeze!
3. The weekly cabin cleaning session also happens every Thursday. Armed with a mop & bucket, dishcloths and elbow grease a really good clean of the kitchen and serving counter got done and a general tidy up all made the cabin look welcoming for the weekend.
4. Last, but definitely not least - several tea breaks allow for a friendly chat. We usually put the world to rights, plan a few more jobs to add to the never ending list and dream our dreams of what the reserve might be like in the future.
It's a very enjoyable way to spend a morning - so if you fancy joining in just come along to the cabins from around 9.30am on a Thursday. There's always something to do!
Meanwhile, across the tarmac in the compound .......
....... there's a grand clean up going on following the completion of the bridge works and the area will be landscaped and planted to look much more inviting.
Exciting times ahead for us - come and be part of it.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
We'll be doing a variety of Autumn jobs. No skills needed, just your time and and effort.
Refreshments at the cabins, bring a sandwich if you want to stay beyond lunchtime.