Volunteer Days Make Beach-Ready Bodies

Forget the gym – join FOBB in clearing himalayan balsam – spaces available every weekend until the end of July.

Get out into the beautiful countryside just around the corner
Meet new people
Get the chance to see a kingfisher fly past
Do something worthwhile
Enjoy the tranquility
Gain a real sense of achievement 

By |July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Bowdon Church School teams up with FOBB again

Saturday April 14th proved to be an excellent day for laying the second section of the Ashley Mill path. Parents, children and dogs turned out to help complete the work started in November .

Everyone pitched in with some jobs dirtier than others, (see right). A long day left everyone completely exhausted. Sadly, there was […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Bowdon Church School Parents and Locals Build Path

Many thanks to all the parents, along with local residents and of-course FOBB volunteers, who turned out to build a new stretch of path near Ashley Mill Bridge to make it easier for the growing number of children who are now walking to school via this route and for whom the path can become […]

By |November 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

2017 Giant Hogweed Season Begins

Volunteers have once again started digging out giant hogweed from along the margins of the Bollin – back breaking work, but thankfully this hard work is really paying dividends in terms of much lower numbers of plants and thus a safer environment.

With each giant hogweed flower head producing around 1500 seeds, which remain viable […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

November Path Clearing

Once again Sale & Altrincham Volunteers turned out in force to work with our team clearing leaves to keep the paths around Ashley Bridge clear, plus a sterling job of thinning branches along the path to let more light in.

We will be running another volunteer session on Sunday November 27th and would welcome the help of any […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|