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A Conservation Stocking Filler Wed, 2013-12-11 08:41

Are you looking for something different this year as a Christmas stocking filler? Pinewoods Conservation Group is offering a limited number of annual membership packs to include a pin badge and gift certificate. Membership is only £5 for individuals and £7 for families.

All funds raised go towards the maintenance and conservation of the Pinewoods. Members will also receive regular newsletters and updates on events and projects with the opportunity to get more involved if desired.

Pinewoods in Pictures Competition Wed, 2013-12-11 08:43

Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) has launched an exciting new competition to capture The Pinewoods throughout the seasons. Visitors to the woods are being asked to submit pictures over the next 12 months representing the seasons. The best pictures for each season will be selected for a limited edition 2015 calendar.

Yorkshire Water Agrees to Amend Grass Cutting Wed, 2013-12-11 08:43

Pinewoods Conservation Group met with Yorkshire Water last week to discuss grass cutting at Harlow Moor Water Treatment Works. The meeting was also attended by Harrogate District Bio Diversity Action Group (HDBAG) and Rebecca Burnett from the office of Andrew Jones MP after approached by local residents around the issue.

Winter 2013 Newsletter Wed, 2014-01-01 16:20

Our Winter 2013 Newsletter has now been published! Let us know what you think.

Pinewoods Balsam Bash, Planting & Litter Picking Event Wed, 2014-01-01 19:24

Pictures from Pinewoods Balsam Bash, Planting & Litter Picking Event – 22nd June 2013

The New High Visibility Vests on Full Display, Some of the Balsam “Bashed”, Some of the Balsam “Bashed”,  The Teams Hard at Work,  The Teams Hard at Work, A Re-planted Area.
Council Gives Green Light for Green Project Sun, 2014-01-05 20:06 Pinewoods Conservation Group to Develop Irongate Field into Green Community Space

Harrogate Borough Council has given the green light on a proposal by Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) to transform Irongate field into a green community space. The field, situated on Harlow Moor Road next to Harrogate Spring Water bottling plant, will see a number of enhancements over the next few months.

Pinewoods Conservation Group to Develop Irongate Field into Green Community Space
Pinewoods Clothing Now Available Sun, 2014-01-05 20:13

The Pinewoods Conservation Group Open Day saw a number of committee members wearing new logo polo shirts and fleeces. Following a number of requests these are now available for purchase. All items are navy blue with embroidered logos. Items include:

UPDATED: Membership Drive Launched for Pinewoods Conservation Group Fri, 2014-01-17 18:15

Updated 1st Feb 2014: Thank you to the 12 new members for January. Just another 88 to go to meet our 100 target for 2014.

The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) has launched a membership drive for 2014. The Harrogate based charity, which promotes the maintenance and conservation of the area known as the Pinewoods situated between the Valley Gardens and Harlow Carr Gardens, is looking to double its members during the year.

Members Offer: 10% Discount from Blue Coat Farm Sun, 2014-01-19 12:16

We are delighted to be able to bring to you this special offer from Blue Coat Farm near Beckwithshaw, for their fabulous lamb and beef. A number of Committee Members get their meat from them and have done for a while so we have worked with them to make our Members aware of what they offer as well. The following from Blue Coat Farm will give you a bit more information. Just mention PCG when you contact them to get your 10% discount. 

Members Offer: 10% Off All The Conservation Volunteers Orders Thu, 2014-01-30 18:43

The Consevation Volunteers are a charity who reclaim green spaces and run environmental projects through a network of community groups (such as Pinewoods Conservation Group) and volunteers. They have sold trees and seeds for some time but have recently set up an online shop for other gardening items. Members have been offered a 10% discount on all items in the shop. More details can be found at



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