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Annual Report 2016

The Penllergare Trust Annual Report is now available to view on our Strategies, Plans & Policies Page.  Please scroll down to find it or click here.  

31st October 2016 0

Vote for Penllergare!

Voting is now closed.  Thank you to every one who voted for us.   Please vote for Penllergare in the People’s Choice Awards for the top ten Green Flag parks in the UK! Please click the link below and then click ‘vote for this site’. It would be fantastic if we could be voted into…
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22nd September 2016 0

Green Flag Award for Penllergare Valley Woods

Penllergare Valley Woods is proud to announce that we have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award – the international mark of a quality green space, awarded by Keep Wales Tidy. We were visited by two judges in June, who had a guided tour around the Valley Woods and our facilities and assessed Penllergare for the award. This…
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21st July 2016 0

PVW Project News

To read a copy of the latest issue of Project News, our twice-yearly newsletter, please click here.

20th July 2016 0

June Wildlife

This month our Volunteer Ranger and photographer, Brian Meredith, was lucky enough to spot this weasel. Weasels are a rare sight at Penllergare, and a chance encounter with the camera got Brian this lovely shot as the weasel crossed his path. A more common sight in the Valley Woods are squirrels, which can often be…
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24th June 2016 0

Penllergare Receives QAVS Award

Penllergare Valley Woods was proud to be awarded with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016  at a ceremony held for our volunteers last Friday.  The QAVS is the highest award that a voluntary group can achieve, and is the equivalent of an MBE.  The certificate, signed by the Queen, was awarded by the Lord Lieutenant…
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21st June 2016 0

Babes in the Woods

Penllergare is bursting with new life at this time of year!  (Ducklings and Coots by Jo Hawkes, Nuthatch by Tony Morgan).

3rd June 2016 0

Queen’s Voluntary Service Award for Penllergare!

The Penllergare Trust has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, which is equivalent to an MBE. The award citation states: “A small group of volunteers worked during the early years to repair the damage done to the Penllergare estate by neglect…
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3rd June 2016 0

Potting Shed Sale

Sadly the sun does not always shine at Penllergare! The annual Potting Shed Sale on the 21st was a rather wet affair. But that didn’t deter our stalwart volunteers who put on their waterproofs and their best smiles and welcomed a surprising  number of visitors who came in search of a bargain in spite of…
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27th May 2016 0

Wildlife in May

This cheerful-looking fox was seen in Nydfwch this month.  We also have a variety of birds living in and visiting the Valley Woods.  A Greater Spotted Woodpecker can often be spotted on the feeders near to our Coffee Shop terrace.  With thanks to Brian Meredith and Tony Morgan for the photographs.

27th May 2016 0
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