Our volunteers at Lacey Green Windmill have overseen the removal of the sails and one of the stocks. This is the first stage of exciting renovation plans and a significant project for our charity. Lacey Green Windmill is the oldest surviving smock mill in England. In use until 1915, some
Community WildBelt awarded grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund The Chiltern Society has been awarded a £144,989 grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to launch the next stage of its Community WildBelt project. Thanks to National Lottery players, the charity can continue this unique project that connects local
Overlooked and undervalued, moths are the Cinderella of lepidoptera. Butterflies get all the glory, but at night moths come to life in all their colourful and intricately patterned finery. If your only experience of moths is of them flapping around the bathroom light or nibbling natural fibres in your wardrobe,
Water Company business plans are out – have your say for Chiltern chalk streams, says Catherine Moncrieff, Chiltern Society Chalk Stream Lead On October 2nd Water Companies Submitted their Business Plans to Ofwat, which set out the investments and commitments they will make between 2025 and 2030 for managing water.
On behalf of our hundreds of conservation volunteers, thousands of members and 1m residents of the wider Chilterns area, the Chiltern Society is backing Nature 2030. Launched yesterday at Parliament, Nature 2030 calls on political parties to adopt five policies in their General Election Manifestos, designed to help meet the
Compiled on behalf of the Chiltern Society by the HS2 Working Group During the early hours of Saturday, May 13th a sinkhole opened up in Shardeloes field about a hundred metres to the south of Shardeloes lake. The hole was approximately six metres in diameter and 5 metres deep. During
HS2 contractor, Align has confirmed to residents that a sinkhole has appeared at Shardeloes Park between Old Amersham and Little Missenden. It is approximately six metres across and five deep. Our inspection yesterday (Sunday 14th May) confirms this, and that it is possibly growing. The incident has already been picked
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