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Teal Hide Being Replaced

If you have not been to Dinton in the last few weeks then you probably have not seen the notices about the replacement of Teal Hide. They say the hide is closed from 16th October, but it was still open today (19th). The work is scheduled to start on Monday 23rd October, so the hide … read more

Big Changes to Membership and Members Area

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

LWT bid success for second ToE grant

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

LWT AGM Tuesday 20th June at 7:30

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

Dawn Chorus Walk 2023

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.

Lea Farm Hide Code has Changed

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

Les Blundell – Memorial Details

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

North Spit Hide at Lea Farm Lake – Planning Permission Granted

LWT are thrilled to announce their planning application for the new hide at the North spit, has been successful and this now places us in an exciting time to plan the construction elements and plan the build dates, which will most likely be from 1st August 2023. LWT hide drawing 011122rr We all know inflation … read more

Waitrose Screen at Lea Farm Lake now open

LWT are delighted to announce that the Waitrose Screen at Lea Farm Lake (LFL) is now open, all members can access the screen from the Loddon path via a new gate approximately 250m past Ron’s hide. The screen offers views previously out of sight from Ron’s and when the Phragmites reed bed is mature, then … read more

Renton Righelato

A message from Fraser Cottington Renton Righelato – The passing of a friend, co-trustee and overall champion of Berkshire nature conservation The news of Renton’s passing is a shock to me, probably to most of us – when we learn of friends and loved ones faced with a battle with cancer, all we can do … read more