St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: history

An oak to commemorate Birch

Some of the trees that have helped transform the 1990s barren look of St Nicks into the thriving green haven it is today came from various building sites that William Birch & Sons were developing at the time. The then company chairman Jack Birch often called up to offer trees or plants which would otherwise […]

Posted 3 April 2019 | Tags: commemoration, Dragon Stones, history, tree planting, William Birch & Sons

Playing with apples and memories

Our 13th annual Autumn Fayre went very well despite high winds forcing us to cancel tree climbing and local group stalls which were due to be in the wildflower meadow – a possible sign of climate change, which urgently needs acting on? Almost 300 visitors, including 90 children, squeezed into the Environment Centre grounds and […]

Posted 16 October 2018 | Tags: apples, Autumn Fayre, climate change, history, music