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New Structure Implemented for 2016 Sun, 2015-12-13 15:14

The Pinwoods Conservation Group has confirmed its struture for 2016. If you would like any more details or want to get involved then please let us know.

Now Open! ** Footpath Closure ** Sun, 2015-11-08 11:50

Update: The footpath as now been re-edged and resurfaced and is back open. Let us know what you think!

Please note the main path from Harlow Moor Road to the Recreation Field will be closed from Monday 9th November for up to 4 weeks for repairs and resurfacing works.

Harlow Moor Road, Nursery Lane East & across the Recreation Field will be an alternative route (see blue route on map below).

Chalara (Ash die-back) confirmed near to the Pinewoods Tue, 2015-10-13 15:07

Harrogate Council have just confirmed that Chalara (known as Ash die-back) has been identified in a single Ash tree near to the Pinewoods. Swift removal of the infected tree has been arranged by the land owner.

As there are a number of young Ash in the Pinewoods members are encouraged to look out for signs of infection when in the woods and report to us if needed.

Funding Success for the Pinewoods! Wed, 2015-07-08 11:01

The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) has secured over £40,000 of funding this year to help with conservation and improvements of The Pinewoods. The funds will be used for a number of key projects including the re-surfacing of a main path, professional removal of Himalayan Balsam plus the re-introduction of native wild flowers.

Pinewoods Summer Scarecrow Stroll Sat, 2015-07-04 12:03

A number of special visitors can now be found within the Pinewoods as part of a Summer Scarecrow Stroll. The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) in conjunction with Harrogate in Bloom invited schools, community groups and local businesses to design and install a scarecrow.

Pinewoods in Paint Sun, 2015-05-10 12:59

At the preview evening for their Spring Exhibition the Harrogate & Nidderdale Art Club awarded a number of prizes including one for the best painting of The Pinewoods, Harrogate. The competition, run in association with the Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG), encouraged Art Club members to visit the Pinewoods and submit paintings.

Pinewoods Summer Scarecrow Stroll Mon, 2015-04-20 18:40

A number of special visitors are expected to be seen within the Pinewoods over the summer. The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) has announced a new competition - “A Summer Scarecrow Stroll” – that will see the addition of decorated scarecrows along the main footpath.

Additional Nest Boxes for the Pinewoods Thu, 2015-02-26 19:31 Over 100 Bird and Bat Boxes Now Erected Within the Pinewoods

Members and volunteers from the Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) were joined by 20th Harrogate Scouts and staff from RHS Harlow Carr as part of a National Nest Box Week.

Bat boxes build by 20th Harrogate Scouts and bird boxes donated by RHS Harlow Carr were added to the various boxes already in place. This now makes a total of over 100 boxes now available for use within the Pinewoods.

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.

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’.



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