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Friends Newsletter for Winter 2016-2017 now available here

New photos added to Monthly Pics Page

Send your Ridge Wood pics to info.forw@gmail.com

Minutes of the recent meetings are available here
Latest Meeting - 10th May 2017

Policy documents relating to Equality/Diversity and Safeguarding Children are also available via the above link.

Fire Alert Tel No
Police Contact Number for reporting anti-social behaviour/problems in the Wood

0845 4567000 . . . ( In the event of fire - phone 999 )

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Updated 15/08/2017


Wednesday - September 6th - Informal Meeting
Venue is the Community Room at Tesco Extra, Yate.
Meeting starts at 7:30pm
Parking in store car park
All Welcome

Work Morning
Sunday - September 17th - Work Morning
Meet up at Melrose Close entrance ( see map here )
Meet at 10:00am. Finish around 12:00 noon

Owl Prowl
Wednesday - September 20th - Family Owl Prowl

Meet at Quarry Road entrance for a 7:30pm start
See map here

Join Ian McGuire ( of Wild Owl TV ) for an evening stroll through the wood and hear about the many types of owl and their hunting preferences etc.
We may even be lucky enough to hear and see one or more of the wood’s resident owls.

Booking is not required but there will be a voluntary donation, collected at the beginning of the walk. Adult - £2 Child - £1

Wear sensible footwear and suitable clothing, also bring a torch.

Remember to check back regularly for further updates

Have a look back at some of our previous events, here.

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Forest Schools

feiTeachers! These outdoor classrooms make the most of the fantastic open spaces, woodland and meadow sites in the Ridge Wood area. Forest School is an inspirational process that offers children, young people and adults regular opportunities to achieve, develop confidence and self-esteem. Find out about Forest Schools, and training opportunities in South Gloucestershire: 01454 863595 or email: naturalenvironment@southglos.gov.uk

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