Environmental

Black Grouse lek display

There are a few places left on the Black Grouse Lek watching event, organised by David Shiel of the Denbighshire County Council Countryside Services in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, (RSPB) and the Friends of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley This is a trip to a bird-hide on the hillside above [...]

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Maes Gwern lagoons

Staff from Tate and Lyle in Mold made short work of clearing two sections of the deep verges opposite their entrance on Mold Business Park. One area of wild flowers was cut by FCC’s Streetscene, and the vegetation needed raking up and removing. As Amanda Davies, FCC Ecologist explained, “If the flowers are cut and [...]

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Wild flowers flourish, Tyddyn Street

Pockets of land around Mold have been planted with wild flowers and look wonderful at the moment. They attract insects, especially bees, to feed from their nectar. At Tyddyn Street Church the front of the graveyard (photo left) was planted with a range of grasses and wild flowers, including wild carrot, last year. This is [...]

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Junk mail

Stopping unwanted mail delivered to your home will reduce the amount of household paper that local authorities have to collect and process – which your council tax helps to pay for. Research shows that junk mail comprises up to 4% of the waste produced in Wales each year. Every tonne of junk mail produced uses [...]

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