The aim of this group is to bring the Wilbrahams’ community together to help develop and maintain an attractive, environmentally friendly living space, something we will be proud to pass on to the next generation.
Following a public meeting sponsored by the Well-brahams Group in February 2020, the Wilbrahams’ Environment Group (WEG) has been formed with three aims.
- Engender a sense of well being and accomplishment in the community through shared projects.
- Enhance the visual appearance of the two villages.
- Increase the biodiversity within and around the villages through managed development of environmentally diverse spaces.
Some of the ideas that are emerging are:
- linking the Wilbrahams’ villages through shared planning and planting
- adding flower boxes and garden beds to enhance the visual appearance of the space we live in
- adopt a tree, road verge or hedge – making these areas “personal” and something to take pride in
- develop defined areas as wildflower meadows and manage these spaces appropriately
- identifying areas that can be planted with the appropriate species of trees
- developing wildlife corridors
If you are interested in joining this group then we would love to hear from you.
The WEG Team
To keep you informed you can access all our Newsletters from the table below. Just click on the download link for the edition you are interested in. We also have a good overview from the Great Wilbraham Parish Council outlining their responsibilities for the management of the local environment. A copy can be downloaded HERE.
|First||Introduction to WEG and progress so far||June 8, 2020||Download a PDF copy|
|Second||End of 2020 report and 2021 update||Jan, 2021||Download a PDF copy|
Health & Safety Disclaimer
As we are an umbrella organization that from time to time brings volunteers together to complete projects we have developed a set of risk management and health and safety guidelines for these occasions. Based on a set of guidelines developed by the Royal Horticultural Society , these guidelines are by no means definitive and it is therefore, ultimately the responsibility of the individual volunteer for their own safety. A set of these guidelines are available HERE and should be read and acknowledged by all volunteers before they participate in WEG sponsored events.