Community Clean Up


Year 7 students from St Michael’s Catholic Academy are taking part in a massive clean-up at Cowpen Bewley Woodland Country Park on 27 March 2015.

With ever more pressure on local authority budgets, Cowpen Bewley Woodland Country Park is now being maintained by the ‘Friends of Cowpen Bewley’ – all volunteers, who need our help as a community to create a legacy for future generations with the abundance of natural beauty the park contains.

With walkways and cycle ways, pond dipping and play areas, quite space or the noise of laughter on the play area, this park will welcome

the help from the young students, with a hope that they may consider becoming longer term volunteers. Though still in the early stages of growth, this woodland park already hosts a variety of habitats encouraging an abundance of wildlife. Amongst the woods there are ponds, a lake, a meadow and hills with a beck flowing around the boundary providing an ideal setting for waterfowl, dragonflies, hares and foxes.

If you want to know more about Cowpen Bewley Woodland Country Park, or can spare
a few hours yourself to volunteer to help, please contact Margaret Hayden by email to: magsy33@

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