Cricklade Court Leet is delighted to have been awarded a Heritage Lottery Grant of £33, 400 for North Meadow . The Court will use part of this grant to purchase 5.5 acres of North Meadow, previously held in private ownership. This land will then become a permanent part of the National Nature Reserve. Continue reading “Court Awarded Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for North Meadow”
The High Bailiff of Cricklade, Clive Smith, made a special presentation to Cricklade resident Dorothy Bloxham, who celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday. She was joined by family, and friends from Open Door, at the Jenner Hall this afternoon where there was also a rousing rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ with the music provided by members of the Cricklade Band led by Paul Hewer. Happy Birthday Dorothy!
A great morning on the meadow, so many flowers to see. Continue reading “September meadow flowers”
Conservation grazing, which is so important to the management of North Meadow, started on Monday this week. Twenty two cows and their calves, 44 animals in total, were turned out onto North Meadow. A further 14 cows and calves will go onto the meadow this weekend. Continue reading “Grazing of North Meadow Started On 9th September”
Members of the Court Leet have been preparing North Meadow for grazing in the last 2 weeks. This involves the installation of 2.5km of electric fencing and 8 pasture pumps. Continue reading “Grazing Preparation for North Meadow”