If you visited Lea Farm Lake this morning you might have seen someone drilling some bore holes on the north spit at the site of the proposed new hide. This was required to complete the building regs and will enable the foundations and supports for the hide to be specified, ordered and eventually installed. So … read more
A new viewing screen for looking over the landfill is now complete. It can be found at the far end of the car park field at Lavell’s Lake, it can be accessed through the gate beyond the stile. The combination is the same as for Ron’s hide and Renton’s screen. Currently there is just a … read more
The suggested donations for the bird walks have been revised to £2 per adult, children free. The Dawn Chorus Walk suggested donation is £3 per adult. All money donated will go to funding the work of LWT to maintain Lavell’s Lake and Lea Farm Lake.
The new Teal hide has been built and is open for use. There was a problem with the door locking people in at the start but the catch has been removed so you cannot get stuck inside. Also the black paint on the seats took a long time to dry, but seems to be dry … read more
Everyone who is a member and has an email should have received details of the changes to how we handle membership. We are switching to using Membermojo to handle our memberships. Also we have to change our HSBC bank account and move from using FoLL PayPal to LWT PayPal. And membership rates have increased to … read more
Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment – ToE whom assess, process and award Network Rail’s grants, offered LWT another chance to bid for money and we are delighted to announce that we were successful, we have been awarded £31,558.00 and in April 2024 we will receive the first 50%. The entire amount will be invested in creating; … read more
The 2023 AGM will be held on Tuesday 20 June at 7.30 pm. The meeting will be held at Early St Peters Church Hall, Church Road, Early. Reading, RG6 1EY. Additional parking will be available in the adjacent school car park. The AGM will be followed by a talk. We hope to see as many … read more
There will be a Dawn Chorus Walk this year led by Fraser Cottington on Saturday 29th April starting at 5:30am in the Lavell’s car park opposite the Dinton Activity Centre. We suggest a donation of £2, children free. See Events for further details.
The code for the padlocks to access Ron’s hide and the Waitrose screen has been changed. If you have paid your membership fee then you should have received the new code. But due to the death of Les Blundell our membership secretary, we might have some people down as owing membership fees when you have … read more
We have just received sad news that our long time member and Membership Secretary Les Blundell has suffered a stroke and sadly died on Sunday in a Sydney hospital. Les was in Australia visiting family and was due to be flying back today. We pass on our condolences to his partner Carol and family. He … read more