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Members Offer - Discounted Dog Walking Sat, 2014-03-08 15:52

We have a new Corporate Member of the Group – Muddy Mutts of Harrogate. They are making a special offer for PCG Members (just mention PCG Member when booking) with the first 1 hour walk for an introductory £8.00.

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The Pinewoods Goes Batty Thu, 2014-02-20 19:17

Did you know that The Pinewoods is home to a large family of Pipistrelles bats! A number of bat boxed were placed in the woods a number of years ago and are inspected by a licensed bat handler at least annually.

Actual numbers have remained steady at just over 20 being found within the various bat boxes and are now seen as permanent residents.  These bats are accepted by HM Government as an environment performance indicator and are a protected species.

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Tour De Pinewoods Wed, 2014-02-19 19:44

 

The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) is planning to take part in the Harrogate Council 101 Bicyclettes project. The council is encouraging local groups, volunteers and residents to get involved in the Tour De France by decorating bicycles and displaying them across our district.  

 

 

 

 

 

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New Pinewoods Web Site Launched Sat, 2014-02-01 22:02

A new web site has been launched for local charity, The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG).  The new web site, created free of charge by local business Yorkshire Websites, aims to bring together details of all projects and events the group is involved with. New members are also now able to sign up online via an interactive form.

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New Pinewoods Web Site Launched
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 http://store.tcv.org.uk/.

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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. 

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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.

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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:

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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.

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Pinewoods Conservation Group to Develop Irongate Field into Green Community Space
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

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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.

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