Useful links

The Conservation Volunteers

Lower Burgh Meadow Conservation group is a member of The Conservation Volunteers. This site helps people establish community groups, offering them support, insurance and guidance.

Natural History Links

Bumblebee Conservation

British Wild Flowers

Wild Flower Finder

The Woodlands Trust Tree Identification

British & Irish Butterflies and Moths – The Cockayne Collection

Moths of the UK & Ireland

British Garden Birds Website

RSPB Library of Birdsong

First-Nature Mammals guide

Himalayan Balsam

Butterfly Conservation Lancashire Branch

Lancashire Moth Group

Forestry Commission website featuring Ash Dieback Disease

The Woodland trust guide to Ash Dieback and Other Tree Diseases

Reed Canary Grass fact sheet

Weather links

A useful and generally accurate weather forecasting site

Businesses used by Lower Burgh Meadow Conservation Group

NatWest offer groups such as ours free banking, 46 Market Street, Chorley. Tel 0845 6002803

Naturescape Wild Flower Centre, Nottingham

National Wild Flower Centre, Huyton

Tree supplies (Elm trees)

Everglades Nurseries,  Tree suppliers. Dawbers Lane, Euxton. 01257 450533

Tyrers Coaches – who have provided us with excellent transportation for our Group trips

Charnock Richard Football Club – Group Meetings are held in the Function Room and we also hold live music events here.

Haslams Printers – group leaflet printers

King print printers – ticket printers to the Group – 24 Steeley Lane, Chorley. 01257 230058.

Garment printers – supplier of the Group’s embroidered fleeces

Lancashire County Council

Funding available for community projects:
Lancashire County Council Green Partnership Awards

Chorley Borough Council

Chorley Borough Council

‘What’s Happening in Chorley’ Magazine (throughout the year)

Yarrow Valley Country Park

Related Groups and Supporting Societies

Chorley & District Natural History Society

Chorley Walkers Group (Find Your Feet)

Chorley Historical & Archaeological Society

Chorley Photographic Society

Euxton Canoe Club

Wigan & District Angling Association

Chorley & South Ribble Model (Aircraft) Society

Neighbourhood Watch

Chorley and District Neighbourhood Watch Association (‘Open Spaces Watch’)

Chorley Police – 01257 629021.

Medical information

Lyme disease –  be aware!

Contacts & Websites Recommended by Group Members

Promoting gardens/gardening to create and enjoy places of contemplation

Womens Institute Euxton

I will give your Pet a loving Home from Home, While You work or Play …OR
Your garden needs a little Tender Tidy Up, I’ll Be There! For references or chat, Call Alexandra on 01257 267660.

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