Litter Pick 11th August 2019

The commitment and resolve of our willing workforce overcame any weather concerns with a fantastic eighteen volunteers and FCWF committee members braving the expected rain. With sixteen bags of litter and yet another orphaned traffic cone to repurpose, the efforts of the volunteers today was clearly in evidence.    …

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Path Clearance

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Overgrown unpassable paths on Childwall Fields before work began.               Sunday 21/7/2019. Friends of Childwall Woods and Fields and South Childwall Residents Association undertook path clearance removing brambles and overgrowth preventing access to the lower paths close to Childwall Lane. Eleven volunteers spent a…

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Litterpick 14th July 2019

Output: 19 mostly half-filled bin bags of general litter A significant number of small steel canister’s used to make whipped cream! Another (large) traffic cone. The bags and other items were left aside the litter bin at the Childwall Lane gatehouse entrance ready for the pre-arranged collection by the Council…

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Litter pick 9th June 2019

The weather Gods were kind to us with bright sunshine replacing the downpour of Spanish storm Miguel which battered Liverpool the previous day. Five committee members were joined by eleven relatives, friends and neighbours, all of one mind;  that citizen action will prevail over those who seek to desecrate our…

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Spring Clean Part 2. May 12th

The war on litter continues…   The sunshine provided a warm welcome to the trustees, local councillors and public volunteers who mustered in preparation for the day’s assault on litter.       They donned their high-vis uniforms and after discussing tactics, enthusiastically attacked the entrenched enemy along Taggart Avenue,…

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Spring Clean 2019

Friends of Childwall Woods and Fields have been granted funding by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government under their new initiative High Street Community Cleanup. With the funding, FCWF has bought equipment to carry out litter picking, not just in the woods and fields but also on the streets next…

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Japanese Knotweed Clearance

Japanese Knotweed has been in the media recently due to its invasive nature. It was named by the World Conservation Union as one of the most invasive species in the world. Japanese Knotweed (JK) is native to China, Japan, and Asia but was introduced into Britain in 1850 as an…

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Bramble Clearance

Bramble management is crucial on the fields where the patches of brambles grow so large they threaten to damage the vegetation around them. If left unchecked brambles will creep across large areas covering other vegetation and changing the nature of the woods and fields. A team from the Trust for Conservation Volunteers (TCV) spent…

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