• Charitable status

    As of 15 February 2019 the Friends of Barnwell Country Park is now a charity, registered under number 1182070. Check it out on the official register here. Here is a note from the Treasurer: Hello.  My name is Bob Ward, relatively new into the post of Treasurer for the Group.   My most recent task has […]

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  • Newsletter Autumn 2018

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  • Food and Drink Festival at Barnwell Country Park 2018 : Update

    Don’t miss the Food (& Drink) Festival being held on Sunday 16 September (from 10am to 4pm) at Barnwell Country Park. Over 25 stalls offering marvellous food and drink including 3 street food stands.  Enjoy a hog roast, locally made cider and many other irresistible goodies.  We’re hoping for good weather but, rain or shine, […]

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  • Newsletter for Spring 2018

    It’s Spring at last and here is the latest newsletter. Please read on to find out about the events planned for this Summer, our ambitious plans for the future, and the exciting conservation work being done by the River Nene Regional Park team. To download the newsletter please scroll down to the link.  

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  • Newsletter Winter 2017

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  • The North Lake Path

    Everyone has been enjoying our marvellous new path for months now, but we still haven’t officially declared it open.  That will be put right in a small ceremony on Sunday 17 September (same day as the Kingfisher Food Festival) when we will take the opportunity to give special thanks to everyone who helped to make […]

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  • Volunteers needed at weekends

    We will be starting regular public volunteer days at the weekends over the Autumn and Winter 2017. The first will be on Saturday 30 September when the Rangers hope to get lots of people to help rake the hay meadow (into wind rows) while we have the equipment on site to cut it. We then […]

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  • Follow the yellow (grass) road

    The Rangers are actively managing the West Meadow, over by the North Lake Path, as a wildflower meadow.  Short open patches provide areas for new seeds to establish more easily.  Next time you are taking a stroll in the Park, follow the wiggly path.  It’s fun and it helps create a more diverse habitat because a […]

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  • Advance notice: Summer 2017 dates for your diary

    Saturday 17 June: a sausage and cider day in the park with live bands Sunday 16 July: Music in the Park, a day out for all the family, our annual Friends big event, not to be missed Sunday 17 September:  NEW The Kingfisher Food Festival More details in due course, keep an eye on this […]

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