Tag Archives: copse

Showcasing Traditional Crafts on St David’s Day

Peter Coates has started laying the copse hedges this week – Yorkshire Style.   Hedge laying is a traditional method of hedge management that dates back to pre-Roman times; there are different styles for different areas of the country, depending on … Continue reading

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Oak Canopy & Logs – Questions

The tree work has generated many questions. One recent one is ‘why the oak tree canopy has been cut back, as it was lovely to walk under?’  Answer – It is dead wood that has been cut out of the … Continue reading

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Taming the Copse

We know, from all the feedback we have received,  that the ‘taming’ of the two copses in the Park has been a priority with a lot of people.  The main reason being their use as a ‘drugs den’ (both plastic … Continue reading

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