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Scoping Opinion in Respect of Flood Defence Works at Clifton Ings Barrier Bank

On the 19th September 2018 the City of York Council published its Scoping Opinion with regard to the works likely to seriously affect Rawcliffe Meadows. The full report is on the Councils website here. The Council’s appraisal does state that … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Parties July 2018 – Jan 2019

Month Sun Thurs Task July 2018 22 Clearing around tansy Plants – New Meadow and nearby. August 2018       19 2 Cut in front of Cricket Field Copse and Pond Hazel’s – rake off any hay or arisings … Continue reading

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Report on Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 7th June 2018

For the first time in 2018 we were tackling the vegetation at the Pond and along the ings Dyke where it was seriously in danger of smothering the tansy plants. Not only was the vegetation tall and thick but the … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Christmas Quiz 2017

What year (and for bonus point, month) was Rawcliffe Meadows, along with Clifton Ings designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)? What year (and for a bonus point, month) did work really start on Rawcliffe Meadows? Where was the … Continue reading

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New Meadow restoration continues on 4th August 2013

Thanks to everyone who turned up at short notice to help re-sow the New Meadow on Sunday 4th August 2013 for three hours in the afternoon – a great turnout and a job well done. To recap, this small field … Continue reading

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