The Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation also undertook some planting at this time. The wood was given to the Woodland Trust in 1995. Since then the Trust has worked to return Big Wood to its former glory by restoring ponds and ditches, coppicing to allow light to reach the woodland floor, and removing invasive rhododendrons.
The Mersey Forest Team, on behalf of the Community Forest Trust will begin a programme of scrub clearance, reed cutting and water level management work at Colliers Moss Common Local Nature Reserve this summer, after receiving the money from grant-giving body WREN's FCC Biodiversity Action Fund.
Graham came to Grappenhall after a time as a Horticultural Lecturer and has wide practical experience including time at Ness Gardens and the Henry Doubleday Research Association. His function is to maintain the garden and also to ensure that visitors are welcomed and groups are guided.
Gulliver's World is the perfect theme park for children. We’re a family run theme park, specially designed for families with children aged between 2 and 13 years of age. Our age-appropriate rides and attractions undoubtedly make Gulliver's one of the best days out for toddlers and older children in the North West.
MAP LINK TO MUSEUM Information Officer firstname.lastname@example.org : The North West Museum of Road Transport is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from February to December and bank holiday mondays. Admission fees are £4.25 for adults, £3.25 for Concessions, £2.50 accompanied children and £12.50 for a family ticket. For Groups, Coach parties, private parties and educational visits please contact us.
Norton Priory is considered to be "a monastic site of international importance" and is "the most extensively excavated monastic site in Britain, if not Western Europe". It is open to the public and run by a charitable trust, the Norton Priory Museum Trust.
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The aim of the Burtonwood Association is to uphold the memory of the men, women and activities that occurred at RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, England since 1939 to the present day and to record all those achievements and preserve them for further generations.
Rixton Clay Pits (also known as Rixton Claypits) is a former clay extraction site in Rixton, near Hollins Green, Warrington, England. Formerly farmland, boulder clay extraction started in the 1920s for brick making in the adjacent brickworks, and ceased in 1965 - since when it has been allowed to return to nature.
The Sankey Canal in North West England connects St Helens to the River Mersey at Spike Island. When opened in 1757, it followed the valley of the Sankey Brook from where the brook joined the River Mersey past Warrington to Parr at the north east of what became St Helens town centre.
The Stanley Bank road and greening project has received funding from a range of sources including the Heritage Lottery Fund, an EU Objective One Mersey Forest grant, and the Department for Transport. Photo of Blackbrook Bypass courtesy of St.Helens Council.
Walton Hall is a country house in Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building. The hall and its surrounding garden and grounds are owned and administered by Warrington Borough Council.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is joining forces with National Museums Liverpool by loaning three fantastic works, including Enrico Coleman’s Oxen Drawing a Black Stone to the Studio of John Warrington Wood, and Sir Luke Fildes’ A Portrait of Fanny Fildes and The Widower.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is situated in Warrington's Cultural Quarter on the first floor of a building it currently shares with Warrington Central Library. The town is also home to the Museum of Policing in Cheshire, located in part of the working police station and the Warrington Museum of Freemasonry.