June – Hungerford eco stuff

Tues 8 June
Talk : Local author Peter McManners shares his views on Climate Change plus chance to see his electric e-mini car  7.30pm
Thatcham Town Council Chamber, Brownsfield Road, Thatcham RG18 3HF

Sat 12 June
Walk to look for Summer Birds on Freeman’s Marsh, Hungerford  9-11am

Roger Frankum, whose family has been surveying the plants and birds on the marsh for many years, will be leading the walk. Don’t forget to bring the binoculars. Meet outside St Lawrence’s Church. For more info contact 07932 322163 or access@townandmanor.co.uk

Sun 13 June
Organic Farm Walk, Elm Farm, Hampstead Marshall, Newbury RG20 0HR  2-4pm
One of the national Open Farm Sunday events, Bob Winfield, Education Officer will lead a walk to see the farm and its wildlife. Wellies or strong bookts are recommended and dogs on leads are welcome. Contact Bob Winfield on   01488 658298 if any questions. http://www.efrc.com/

Wed 16 June
Green Exchange Forum, Council Chamber, Market Place, Newbury 7.30-9.30pm
A chance to share ideas and news on green issues across West Berks. Anyone interested in or involved with community groups or green issues welcome. Call Anthony Armitage on 01635 503267 or aarmitage@westberks.gov.uk

Sat 19 June
Plant Sale at Fairfields Allotments, School Lane, Hungerford 11am
Tea / coffee and cakes available too.  Any donations of plants very welcome, please call Louise on 685031 or bring on the day.  

Sat 19 June
Froxfield Picnic on the Green 3pm
Bring your own picnic or BBQ (BBQ facilities provided).  Beer tent with local ales.  Jazz by the Dodgy Jammers.  Fun & Games for all ages (tug of war, sack races etc).  Steam engine rides.

Sat 19 June
Walk to look for Wild Flowers on Freeman’s Marsh, Hungerford 5-6.30pm

The marsh is a great place to see rare and uncommon plants.  Lois Pihlens will guide us around looking at wild flowers including marsh orchids, bog bean and ragged robin. Meet at the swing bridge in the middle of the marsh. For more info contact 07932 322163 or access@townandmanor.co.uk

Suz McKillop
HEAT Food Group



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