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Lea Farm Lake – North Spit Hide formal EA & planning application imminent

It’s taken a while to fund raise enough, to get specifications set out and to get the people arranged to build, but we are pretty much there and are about to go ahead with Environment Agency permission paperwork. One requirement is that the floor level will be above the 1:100 year flood level, which was … read more

Web Site Available Again

The fact you can see this means the web site is up and is now on it’s new host, so it should not disappear on Wednesday when the old host is shutdown. Email has now been setup so “Contact us” should work now, but there is still a problem of getting stuck on multiple sending … read more

LWT Web Site Host Changing

UPDATE: Web Site moving 10pm tonight Sunday 12th September, so will disappear for a while – hopefully will be back up in a few hours. DO NOT POST UPDATES AFTER 10pm. I tried to do a seemless changeover but that does not seem to work as I hoped. Our current web site host will be … read more

Extra work party 15th August

The end of the bird nesting season is upon us and we have lots to do, so we are having extra work parties for most of the rest of this year. 15th August is about increasing the speed of growth and spread of the Phragmites in the Network Rail created diggings. We need people with … read more

Ron’s Hide – Use of booking continues till 19th July

LWT has had to follow latest Government rules and will maintain the use of the booking application, the good news is that there are lots of slots available and as dawn is so early, nobody should face disappointment.

LWT AGM Tuesday 15th June 2021

Please remember to join the AGM on Tuesday 15th June at 7:30pm on Zoom. You should have been sent the Zoom meeting details if you are a member and we have your correct email address.

Ron’s hide at Lea Farm Lake re-opening 12th April

In line with the Government’s step 2, LWT will be re-opening Ron’s hide on 12th April, from 05:00. As before access will be via the Visibook application, bookings are only available to LWT members A full list of rules must be read and can be downloaded here Use of the hide is limited to 1 … read more

2020 LWT Bird Review

The 2020 LWT bird review can be downloaded here

Wire Fence Will Donate 100% of its Profit for Big Garden Birdwatch Weekend

LWT is endorsing the pledge by Wire Fence to donate 100% of monies raised to a nature charity, by our placing the link to Wire Fence, we stand as good a chance as any charity of benefiting. Why not take part and spend an hour seeing what visits your garden. Wire Fence

Tier 4 Lockdown Restrictions

While we are in Tier 4, sorry to say that Ron’s hide (at Lea Farm) will be closed and the bird walks cancelled. The current government guidelines for Tier 4 imply that work parties are still allowed, so currently they will continue. If there are any changes in the lockdown level or government guidance then … read more

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