© Andrew Moon

Having read the report we did of FoSL’s 659 volunteer hours spent on the reserve in 2018, Cllr Paula Hiscocks decided to come and see us for herself and at the same time to familiarise herself with the district’s premier nature reserve.

 Cllr Paula Hiscocks with a FoSL Work Party - 1 Sep 2019

Cllr Hiscocks very thoughtfully brought with her her very impressive chain of office and she wore this for photographs with our members. She watched members undertaking jobs such as clearing brambles by a public path, cutting back a hedge that we had planted in the past that is now intruding on another public path, digging up ragwort from the three cattle meadows and fixing more cattle fence wire to the cattle coral and its adjacent kissing gate.

She then had a cuppa with our work party and finally walked down the first cattle meadow to meet our splendid little Dexter cows. It was super to meet her and I think she was pleased with what she saw.

Much hard work was done by Emma Brading, Julie and Philip Davies, Ken Davies, Nilesh Dodhia, Peter Ewer, Evelyn Fox, Phillip Gibbs, Ray Kristofiak, Marcus King, Mike Lansdowne, Sheila & Tony Lee, Rob & Alex Liddle, Andy Schofield, Paul Ward, Ian Watson, Nigel Daley and Jack Westbrook. Thank you.

Nigel Daley