Park Wood has been the subject of serious acts of vandalism over the last week. All of the notice boards installed by FoPW have been sawn down and stolen. The two interpretation boards have been cut down; one has been removed from the site but the other has been recovered. The Large Woodland Trust board by the London Road entrance has been cut down and removed from the site. The latter and one or two of the notice boards were removed over last Friday night.

It is very sad that this has taken place and follows on from the theft of the first aid box and signing-in sheets on the last workday.


The police have been informed and I understand that Councillor Buckley has requested a meeting with them.

Our Chairman, Peter Hodges, has estimated that these boards, made out of oak, have cost about £2000.00 - all of which is now wasted.
FoPW Committee will meet to discuss what to do next and how to replace these so they cannot be cut down and stolen again. Any suggestions about how best to achieve this would be welcome.

If you see anything suspicious would you be kind enough to let me know.

Maureen Nye -Secretary - Friends of Park Wood

Work Days

Please note that there will not be a Work Day at the end of August.  The next work day will therefore be on Sunday 24th September 2017.

Meet at 10:00am.

Refreshments at 11 am and 12.30 pm.


More dates for your diary:

Apologies to all who had hoped to come to the Teddy Bears' Picnic which was postponed due to the inclement weather, however you can catch up with us on Sunday 20th August when we will have a stall in the Waterlooville Summer Fete, in Jubilee Park.

Do come along and say "Hello"


 

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