Keep nature reserve in trim to help wildlife thrive
JOIN in with practical conservation work to improve the habitat, landscape and access at a beautiful nature reserve.
Volunteers will be working to clear overgrown vegetation to improve footpath access, coppicing buddleia and creating habitat piles from deadwood, to encourage biodiversity and wildlife to flourish.
The event is suitable for all ages – take the whole family. Tools and work gloves will be provided but take your own refreshments and dress appropriately for the weather, wear sturdy boots or wellies. What? Volunteer conservation tasks Where? Denham Quarry, Moorhall Road, South Harefield, UB9 6PE When? Sunday, December 14, 1-4pm Contact: Kat Davies, green spaces assistant on 07702 532 755, or email email@example.com Cost? £12 adults, £3 children Contact: hillingdonchoralsociety@ gmail.com or call 07941 601 966 Northwood Methodist Church Christmas Tree festival.
Schools, businesses and other organisations each design and decorate a tree; all will be displayed and illuminated in the church.
Several local school choirs will perform on a stage just outside the church to the audience gathered in Oaklands Gate, where they will be flanked by charity stalls.
Northwood Library is staying open and organising Christmas activities, and shops will stay open later for festive shopping – some will be serving mulled wine and mince pies.
Nick Hurd, MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, will be opening the event. What? Northwood Carol Evening and Tree Festival Where? Northwood Methodist Church, Oaklands Gate, Northwood, HA6 3AA When? Thursday, December 11, 6.30-8pm Cost? Free to attend
n SHEARING: Craig Wood, a volunteer officer, clearing undergrowth