Forthcoming Events

The 2024 dates for our four themed weeks are now fixed in the village calendar:

Zero Waste Week: 11th – 16th March

Wildlife Week: 22nd – 29th June

Water Week: 13th – 20th July

Zero Carbon Week: 23rd – 28th September

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Points of Interest

If you’re out and about in the village do keep your eyes out for interesting signs of wildlife and wildlife habitat. We have compiled a list of things to see and where to see them as “Points of Interest” or “POIs”.

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Most of the points of interest are individual sites. Here is the full list:

 Map POI     Place     Theme   
1   Burnside & Main Street   Summer visitors – the Common Swift
The amazing life of swifts
2   The Old School Site   The old school rewilding
Old school butterflies
All about brambles
3   Back Beck Lane   Bats about Addingham
Facts about bats
4   Around the school footpath   School woodland footpath
School woodland timeline
School woodland birds
5   Hen Pen Garden   Bumblebees & gardens
All about bumblebees
6   Old Station Way   Making space for nature – Old Station Way Meadow
No Mow May!
Bumblebees & wildflowers
All about bumblebees
7   Newtown Allotment – plot 8b   The story of plot 8b  
8   The Gala Field   Making space for nature – wildflower bank & tree planting
Memorial Rec & Gala Field Management Plan
All about brambles
9   The Scout Hut   Making space for nature – new hedgerow
Memorial Rec & Gala Field Management Plan
Hedgerows – wildlife havens
10   Memorial Recreation Ground   Making space for nature – Recreation Ground
Planting on the MUGA bank
Memorial Rec & Gala Field Management Plan
No Mow May!
Be nice to nettles!
11   Hoffman Wood Field (Ilkley Road gate)   Making space for nature – Hoffman Wood Field
Hedgerows – wildlife havens
‘Hedgehog hotspot’
12   Hoffman Wood Field (Church Street gate)   Making space for nature – Hoffman Wood Field
No Mow May!
‘Hedgehog hotspot’