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New Tern Raft Ready at Lea Farm Lake

In the north east corner of the lake is a new tern raft ready to put out when enough terns arrive to breed, at the moment only one or two Common Terns have been seen. We expect mid-May will be when there are enough terns present to put the raft out. If it goes out … read more

New Lea Farm Lake Hide Progress – Bore Holes Drilled

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

Landfill Viewing Point (LVP) Complete

A new viewing point for looking over the landfill is now complete, there is bench and arm rest and a screen with half roof to offer some protection from the wind and rain from the South. It can be found at the far end of the car park field at Lavell’s Lake, it can be … read more

Bird Walk Suggested Donations Increase

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.

Teal Hide Rebuild Completed

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

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