Down to the woods to find bats

Accrington Observer - - BEFORE THE BENCH -

IN­TREPID walk­ers en­joyed an evening bat walk through the Bax­en­den woods.

A group of more than 30 chil­dren and adults took part in the walk, or­gan­ised by Sheila McVan of the Bax­en­den Com­mu­nity Fo­rum.

The next na­ture ex­cur­sion, a Fungi Walk, will take place on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 14. Meet out­side the Alma pub at 1.30pm for a walk around Pri­est­ley Clough by lo­cal fungi ex­pert Roger Cun­liffe. En­try is free and ev­ery­one is wel­come.

On the Bax­en­den Bat Walk were Alana Jones, aged nine, Lexie Macfar­lane, aged 12 and (front) Lu­cia Buck, aged six

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