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In this issue Chairman’s Report General Information The One O’Clock Gun Bidston Lighthouse Bidston Observatory Book Review Chairman’s Report I am pleased to advise that Bidston Hill continues to maintain the Green Flag status, helped by our hard-working volunteers. Bidston Hill The mark of a quality park or green space. Given in recognition of achieving the national standard for parks and green spaces. The aim of the Friends of Bidston Hill is to support the development of the Hill for the local and wider community, whilst striving to maintain the Hill’s unique character. The ‘Friends’ work in partnership with Wirral Council Parks and Countryside Service, creating new ideas and projects … Continue reading →
Now that spring is here, we can start to get ready for the summer months and we are making plans for the Hill. During the autumn and winter, much work was undertaken by our hard-working volunteers and the following is an indication of what has been done: Some of the taller bushes and trees were removed on North Heath. This was at the Two-Bench View Point on Windmill Ridge and the aim was to increase the range of view here, particularly towards Wales. On the opposite side, looking towards Liverpool, clearing of Birch and Gorse took place and it was decided to create a cleared strip called “The Ribbon.” The … Continue reading →
Our latest newsletter (February 2016) is now available on-line and as a downloadable PDF. Contents: Chairman’s introduction and forthcoming events Clean for the Queen, Saturday 5th March Memories of Bidston Hill, a letter from Brian Cheesman Bidston Observatory and Its Tide Prediction Machines, an article by Philip Woodworth of the National Oceanography Centre Enjoy!