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Farewell to chairman Steve

An informal get together was held @ the Fighting Cocks to say a fond farewell to Steve Batt and wife Belinda who are off to pastures new. All the best from the rest of the local group. Picture by Phil P

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Congratulations

Both Steve’s are to be congratulated for their well-deserved Sean Lawson Special Awards for an ‘outstanding contribution to Rugby in Bloom’, Also, to our Swift Valley team for receiving a Gold yet again Plus, Ashlawn for Gold and First in the same category. Official Pics to follow  

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July oddments

Fuligo septica,a slime mould looking like it is a character in Ghostbusters or Casper! Plus, a nice Small skipper and a Carline thistle about to flower. Pictures from Steve W.

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Christmas Wishes

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Rugby in Bloom Awards

Just back from the Rugby in Bloom awards ceremony and great to be recognised for the Rugby Group’s contribution. Delighted to say we won Gold and Overall winner again in the Environmental Award category, the ninth year on the trot we have one Gold and or First. Swift also won Gold which is great too. […]

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Viaduct Cycleway Consul Rd. Rugby, The Ivy Bee

I visited the Consul Road cutting of the cycle route having not looked for the Ivy Bee last year and was very pleased to find that they were still there just around the corner from the entrance from the road on the east side as you head to Newbold. (perhaps 40 paces) Grid Ref SP 5003 […]

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Hedgehog highlights

Click the link for The Wall Street Journal article about our hedgehogs in Warwickshire, etc. http://www.wsj.com/articles/england-is-looking-for-a-few-good-senior-hedgehog-officers-1471444003

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Government inquiry into public parks

There is a current government inquiry into public parks.   As a supporter of the work the Rugby Borough Council do for parks and green spaces in Rugby please view and participate with your opinion.  They are keen to hear what people think of parks, and how they should be funded, and is very much a once is a […]

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Hedgehog info. in the Park

The Trusts hedgehog officers Simon & Debbie will be in Caldicote Park on Saturday May 7th (10am – 2pm) to promote interest about the plight of the hedgehog in our gardens and what people can do to help to try to stop the decline! They will have a table near the bandstand and would love […]

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Bloody Nosed Beetle Survey, Lawford Heath

The Bloody Nosed Beetle see Bloody-nosed Beetle Training Poster This handsome black beetle is out and about from April – September. Sadly, it is one of Warwickshire’s rarest beetles and we need your help to find out where it is so that we can protect it! I believe Lawford Heath is the only place in […]

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