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Green Skills Team Work In Deerwood Park in Slough in Partnership with SEGRO

In partnership with SEGRO, Groundwork South has recently completed another Green Skills Team Project in Slough. This is a six-week programme in which unemployed individuals from the Slough area spend two days a week learning practical conservation skills and also attend sessions to improve their employability.

Your Countryside in Crisis – Campaign Update

We are really pleased by what our 'Countryside in Crisis - A Call to Action!' campaign has achieved so far. Learn more here about our mission and the tangible progress we have made.



Colne Valley Regional Park Forum 2023

We were delighted to welcome over 100 partners and colleagues to the Colne Valley Park Annual Forum at Brunel University on 11th December. Expert speakers gave updates on new funding streams, progress on current programmes and how we can work in partnership to step up to the challenges faced by the Colne Valley Regional Park and its neighbours.

Christmas around the Colne Valley Regional Park

This Christmas why not consider increasing quality time together, encourage outdoor activity or begin a journey of wildlife love and discovery. Take your family outside this December and celebrate Christmas traditions outside in nature.

Meet Kabir a conservationist and wildlife writer, passionate about London’s biodiversity

Kabir Kaul is an inspiring young conservationist. Through writing, broadcasting, public speaking and social media, he raises awareness about the capital’s green spaces and their wildlife, which he calls the ‘Wild Side of London’ – and believes every Londoner has a responsibility to protect it. Kabir tells us about how he first discovered Colne Valley Regional Park, his favorite wildlife spots, and his concerns for the future of the park.

Write to Michael Gove to register your objection to Bucks Council disposing of green belt land that has been held in trust for 85 years.

Please write to Michael Gove today, starting your letter with “I object to this disposal” then in your own words state why you object. This is a case where numbers of letters does matter

Disposal of Green Belt land held in trust by Bucks Council

THURSDAY, September 28, 2023 was a dark day for Buckinghamshire Council, the Colne Valley Regional Park and the communities around Iver and Uxbridge. The council approved a colossal motorway service area on one of the narrowest parts of the Green Belt around London, a scheme of no benefit to the local community whatsoever.

Wonders of the Dark Sky Stargazing Event Held at Woodoaks Farm

A report of the Wonders of The Dark Sky Stargazing event held at Woodoaks Farm which offered a chance to marvel at the September night sky guided by astronomers