Clive Knight has sent in his pictures of Lambrok Stream in flood. Take care, particularly if you have children with you; the water is deep and fast-flowing when the stream is this full.
Buddy: Dog of the Week
Here is Buddy, Louise’s beautiful and energetic springer spaniel, helping FoSCP to spread wood chip on the woodland paths.
A former title- holder:
Dog of the Week
Coco, Dog of the Week, all wrapped up against the weather, taking her human for a walk in the rain.
Thought you’d like these photos of a juvenile squirrel discovered in the park yesterday. I think it was probably ground feeding as there were no signs of injury and he scampered up the nearest tree after a brief look around! Lovely little chap 😊
Pictures by Simon Handley
A message via Fb from Matthew Scott
“If anyone has lost their baby’s dummy down the park today, I apologise. My big baby Mollie found it and sucked it nearly the whole way around.”
by Frank Lamerton
THE FRIENDS OF SOUTHWICK COUNTRY PARK met up for our normal last Tuesday of the month day on the 27th August. Richard from the council was in charge of our band of volunteers.Continue reading “Cutting back for parkrun”
Our thanks to the kind lady who brought aluminium cans for us on Wednesday.help Sarah and Alan collect aluminium cans
by Sarah Marsh
Always looking for new ways to raise funds, the Friends have found that some of the litter collected around the Park can be turned into cash.Continue reading “CASH FOR TRASH”
The park is full of ripening blackberries, all free from the contaminants of vehicle exhaust. Here is a recipe for blackberry and apple jam.Continue reading “Blackberry and apple jam”
The Friends of Southwick Country Park spent a very hot Bank Holiday Monday at the Show and Car Boot on the village sports field. An annual event, which we have used three years running to raise funds for the Park.Continue reading “SOUTHWICK SHOW AND CAR BOOT”
Southwick Show and Boot Sale
Bank Holiday Monday 26th August at the Southwick Village Hall and Playing Fields.Continue reading
The Wiltshire Housing Plan and Church Lane.
By David Feather
If anyone is wondering about the Wiltshire Housing Plan and its proposals for the area off Church Lane, it seems that you will have to keep on wondering for some time more. We have not forgotten about it and are watching “progress”. The wheels of bureaucracy grind on very slowly but hopefully this will be of advantage to those of us who love Southwick Country Park. We need to ensure that the planners get it right.Continue reading
21.08.2019 at 09.33 Fb message from Sarah Chum Millard
Hello, I think I’ve spotted the missing panel from the animal bridge. It’s in the water upstream from the bridge. At first I thought it was tree roots. Unfortunately, I wasn’t dressed for a paddle. Hope you can retrieve it
Under the heading of A Better Biss Approach (ABBA), Wiltshire Wildlife’s Water Team have been conducting a series of events designed to bring the waterways of the Biss Valley to public attention. Yesterday Alice and Nick from the Water Team came to Southwick Country Park for a River Day, to take a group of children and adults dipping in the Lambrok Stream.
Ian Bushell joined them and has sent in this report:Continue reading “River Day”