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July’s Monsters!

Due to the wet weather Giant Hogweed is particularly prolific this year and while it is still only July our small team of volunteers have been tackling some real monsters already.

Remember – coming into contact with Giant Hogweed can cause life-long burns especially when combined with sunlight. Make sure your family and friends understand the danger.

If […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Himalayan Balsam Bash

The morning of June 26th saw FOBB get stuck into a strip of balsam that had been tackled over two years along the western edge of a 45 acre field that borders the River Bollin near Ashley Mill in Bowdon. The difference made to the abundance of balsam here over the past two years […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Giant Hogweed Burns Children

Many local residents will have heard about the two boys who were badly burnt and hospitalised by Giant Hogweed in Bolton this week  (news article), sadly this menace is only too common in Bowdon and Hale.

We urge all parents and children to be able to identify this dangerous plant and avoid any contact with […]

By |July 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|