Steve Pullen

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Snowdrop Saturday 2021

  Have you seen the snowdrops appearing all over St Mary’s churchyard?  Since 2000, we’ve  celebrated Snowdrop Saturday, with local people digging in snowdrops they’ve brought from their gardens. Over the years this has become a popular part of our village and social calendar. As a Fairtrade church we’ve always planned the date to coincide …

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St Mary’s Church, Twyford – Congratulations on your Bronze Eco Church Award!

Eco church is an award scheme designed to motivate and resource churches in the UK to care for the planet as part of their everyday work and witness.  Recognising that we were now in a climate crisis, we as a church community were determined to do something about it.  By registering as an Eco church, …

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CO Awareness Week 2020

The Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week (23-29 November) is an opportunity to raise further awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and ensure that everyone knows how to protect themselves from the deadly gas. Around 30 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning and another 4,000 are treated in hospital but the true number is …

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St Mary’s Church – Latest ECO developments

We have been talking to ECO groups in the village about the opportunities for nature conservation, and have confirmed that the bank which runs laterally across the churchyard will continue to be lightly strimmed once per year in the autumn, in order not to disturb the wild flowers, particularly primroses, which flourish there and also …

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Green Action Week

Green Action Week starts on Sunday 20th September. Several events associated with understanding the scale of the problem and creating a low carbon culture. These will help you gain an awareness of the carbon costs and impacts of everyday activities and the create the motivation to reduce emissions, on an individual, community and organisational basis. …

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Coronavirus

Twyford Parish Council have compiled some useful information that relates to the Coronavirus including useful names & addresses, social media etc. which may be of help during these difficult and unprecedented times.

Action on Carbon in Twyford (ACT)

We are a small group comprising two members of the Parish Council, a member of WinACC / Friends of the Earth and two others, one a co-opted member of St Mary’s PCC.  All of us are Twyford residents. ACT’s aim is to encourage us all to take action to reduce our village carbon footprint and …

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Twyford Meads: Phase 2 – Restoration project now underway – Latest Photos

The restoration of the water meadows on the Twyford Meads continues despite the bad weather. Trowel Craft have made an excellent job of rebuilding the derelict culvert using handmade bricks and lime mortar. They are currently building new ‘bunny hatches’ which will eventually be used to control the flow of water through the water meadows. …

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Twyford Meads: Phase 2 – Restoration project now underway

The second phase of work for Twyford Meads has now started with the restoration of the water meadows. Ditches will be cleared, structures rebuilt and land reformed. Aquascience who carried out phase 1 (the new steps in the Locks) will again be the main contractor.

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