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Updated - Pinewoods Applies to be “Asset of Community Value” Thu, 2015-02-05 18:45 Pinewoods Conservation Group Seeks Additional Protection for the Pinewoods & Surrounding Areas

Updated 8th March 2015: We are pleased to confirm that The Pinewoods has been formerly added to the Harrogate Counil register as an Asset of Community Value. The additional 3 applications for surrounding land were all rejected.

Updated Membership Form Sun, 2017-01-08 14:31

Our membership form is available to download and complete.

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.

What Does Harrogate Council Earn via Harrogate Spring Water? Sun, 2020-03-01 12:59

We are repeatedly asked about potential conflicts of interest within Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) regarding the Harrogate Spring Water Limited (HSWL) planning application. HBC is of course planning authority and landowner. It also reported that the council has a continued financial interest in terms of revenue linked to turnover.

The majority of information is deemed to be confidential but what we know as below.

What will your legacy be? Sun, 2015-01-25 13:57

Many people support a charity close to their heart during their lifetime, whether that be through voluntary work, raising money by doing a sponsored activity, buying something at a cake sale, or by making a donation.  However, many of those who support a charity during their lifetime don’t know that they can continue to support a charity on their death through their will – this is called a ‘charitable legacy’.

Winner of the Wildlife Volunteer of the Year Award Sat, 2014-11-01 08:24

At the Harrogate&Ripon CVS Volunteering Oscars on 31st October our ex chair and committee member Geoff Scurrah was awarded Wildlife Volunteer of the Year. It was the first time this category had been added to the awards that made a member of the Pinewoods winning all the more special.

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

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

Winter Newsletter Tue, 2015-01-13 18:29

A copy of our Winter 14/15 Newsletter is now available.

If can be seen online here or downloaded as below.

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.



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