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Spring 2021

  • Volunteer sessions in Speckled Wood
  • New land acquisition
  • Free gardening micro courses
  • Protecting our footpaths
  • Speckled Wood open day
  • Would you help us with your time and skills?
  • Continue to help OCLT while you shop

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Autumn 2020

  • Volunteers maintaining the Wood
  • Eradication of Japanese Knotweed
  • Site volunteer base unit
  • Land purchases
  • Realisation of Ore Valley Greenway moves closer
  • Would you help us with your time and skills?
  • Community garden and tree planting
  • Continue to help us while you shop

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Spring 2020

March 2020 Newsletter

    • Ore CLT Volunteer Team Working in Speckled Wood
    • Funding for community edible garden awarded
    • Lower Ore Valley Green Spaces
    • Help Ore Community Land Trust while you shop
    • The Woodland Trust is donating 30 trees

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Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Newsletter

        • OCLT Volunteer Team Working in Speckled Wood
        • Very Successful Litter Pick
        • Volunteer Information Day
        • Land Purchase
        • Uncertain Future for the Old Power Station Site
        • Volunteer Activity
        • Would You Like to Join our Speckled Wood Volunteer Team?

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February 2019

Feb 2019

          • Review of 2018
          • Our new committee
          • Volunteer base and tool store – Church Street
          • Would you like to volunteer?
          • Speckled Wood Wordsearch

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July 2018

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            • OCLT land in Speckled Wood
            • Volunteers needed for clearance work
            • Residents’ Survey
            • AGM 29th September
            • Big Local North East Hastings funding for OCLT projects
            • Membership Subscriptions

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December 2017

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                • Land now owned by OCLT
                • Speckled Wood base and Volunteer project
                • Xmas tea, coffee and cake – 9th December
                • Frederick Road site – controversial proposals
                • Ore Valley Action relaunched
                • Membership subs due

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November 2017 – Bulletin

                • Speckled Wood Land Acquisition Plan
                • Transfer of Hastings BC Land to Ore CLT for Volunteer Base
                • Church Street and Plot clearance

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September 2017

                  • We are now a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

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                • Community Land Ownership
                • Land Acquisition Plan – Phase 1
                • Site Office Base and Volunteer Project
                • Hastings BC Plans for the Transfer of Green Spaces in the Ore Valley
                • The old Power Station Site – A Community led Regeneration Project
                • Small Housing Development – Clifton Road end of Church Street
                • Woodland Work, Volunteer Co-ordination & Speckled Wood Newsletters – a thank you to Derek and Karen
                • Speckled Wood – Footpaths and Information Leaflet & Ore Trails
                • AGM – Saturday 30 September – 10.30am
                • Membership Subscriptions Due

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June 2017

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Record-making in the Wood
                • Opportunities in the Wood
                • Activities in the Wood
                • Herbs in the Wood

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May 2017

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Ladybirds
                • Developing canopy
                • Present activities
                • Ecology walk
                • Other wildlife
                • Tales from the Wood

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April 2017

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Ecology in the Wood
                • Present activities
                • A walk in the wood
                • Geometry in the Wood
                • A spring poem

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March 2017

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Spring! Spring! Spring!
                • Rubbish clearance
                • Wildlife in the wood

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February 2017

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Present Activities
                • Spring Clean in the Wood
                • Wildlife in the Wood
                • Photography in the Wood

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January 2017

Jan2017

Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • birds
                • trees
                • Ore Valley Greenway Walk
                • Lots more fungi!

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December 2016

Dec2016

Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • More on the concrete brench
                • footpath clearing
                • lizards
                • butterflies
                • fungi

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November 2016

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Newsletter of all things Speckled Wood

                • Rubbish clearance
                • Recycled concrete bench
                • Wood pile fence
                • Wildlife

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Dec 2015

December 2015

                  • Speckled Wood allotments project
                  • Woods report
                  • Autumn wildlife in the woods
                  • Victoria Avenue development refused

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May 2015

                  • AGM 13th June
                  • New volunteers needed
                  • Ore Valley Greenway – progress report
                  • Summer Wildlife
                  • Tribute to Jeremy Birch
                  • Growing up in Speckled Wood

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October 2014

                    • New Committee elected
                    • Big Local funding
                    • Frederick Road – A memory of the past
                    • Local Plan proposal for Speckled Wood

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April 2014

                    • Annual General Meeting
                    • Ore Centre improvements
                    • Ore Trails
                    • Ore Valley Greenway
                    • Ore Village Green

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October 2013

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                    • Volunteer team woodland work
                    • Clifton Road/Church Street site clearance stopped
                    • Victoria Avenue – Site Planning Application

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April 2013

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                • Volunteer working parties to clean up Speckled Wood
                • Details of the OCLT Annual General Meeting
                • Ore Village Fair 2013
                • Green Space protection for Speckled Wood
                • Ore Walking Trails Project

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December 2012

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                • Hastings Local Plan to protect large part of Speckled Wood
                • Speckled Wood as a community woodland
                • Village Green and Allotment Project
                • New notice board
                • Members and supporters meeting

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Download our June 2012 newsletter

June 2012

                • News from the AGM
                • Clear up mornings
                • Shaping Hastings – the new Hastings Local Plan
                • Ore Village Fair 2012
                • Details about the Big Local fund

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Download our February 2012 newsletter

February 2012

                • Hastings Development Management Plan
                • Every village needs a village green
                • Ore Village Fair 2012
                • Dates for your diary
                • Footpath Improvements and New Steps
                • Clearance and Conservation Work update

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