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Groundwork North Wales – January News

by Adam Howarth, Editor
Groundwork North Wales - January News

Groundwork North Wales have several projects going on in January and here we bring you their latest news. They continue to work on projects and nature reserves in line with Tier 4 restrictions, however, all volunteering activities are on hold until further notice. They hope to be able to resume volunteering as soon as possible and continue to use social media and their website to keep you updated.

Connah’s Quay Access Project

Quay Wetlands is a little-known green space in Connah’s Quay consisting mainly of willow woodland with sparse oak, ash and hazel trees. There are currently there are a few footpaths and some areas of boardwalk, which provide access throughout the woodland. As the name ‘Quay Wetlands’ suggests, the ground is extremely wet in some places. The project at Quay Wetlands aims to improve access.

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Flintshire County Council and Refurbs partnership

Flintshire County Council and Refurbs Flintshire are happy to announce that they have been successful in their joint application to the “Green Recovery Circular Economy Fund 2020-21”. This fund will provide Buckley with a repair and reuse centre and community café.

The facility will promote community cohesion through repair and reuse initiatives while providing an opportunity to support town-centre regeneration.

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Crassula Helmsii Removal From Stryt Las

Wild Ground will carry out an exciting project to eradicate the invasive plant Crassula helmsii from their Johnstown nature reserves. This project can happen thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Welsh Government through the Local Places for Nature Scheme.

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Groundwork Training

Groundwork Training have adapted their training service during the pandemic by offering online courses and distance learning. They have been providing comprehensive training services since 2014 covering topics such as health and safety, food safety, safeguarding and first aid.

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