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The Greenways Countryside Project protects and enhances the countryside and open spaces around Ipswich,  for the benefit of wildlife and local people.

Alderman Canal Building a stag beetle pile


Cancellation of Event – Sandlings Local Nature Reserve 20th August.

The planned event for the Sandlings Local Nature Reserve on Wed 20th August (as publicised in Local Wildlife News) has sadly had to be cancelled – or postponed until next year.

Sincere apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment caused – but you are welcome to come to our Wildlife Homes event at Ellenbrook Meadow (see separate posts) instead to build wildlife homes for you garden.

We intend to run the event at the Sandlings LNR next summer – so hope to see you there. Please watch LWN and this website for details of events.


Wildlife Homes Event

Saturday 9th August 10am – 1pm, Ellenbrook Meadow

Making bug homes Come and build Wildlife Homes for your garden and local parks with Greenways Project rangers, Ipswich Wildlife Group and Friends of Belstead Brook Park.

• insect towers, hedgehog boxes, nest boxes, log piles…
• free Wildlife Activities
• Bug hunts and more…

to benefit local wildlife between Stonelodge Park and Belstead Brook Park.

At Ellenbrook Meadow, Ellenbrook Road [Map] (opposite old bus-turning circle)
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New Greenways Website

Screenshot of new Greenways websiteGreenways has a new website, with a clickable map of the sites managed by Greenways, a photo gallery and downloadable versions of the leaflets for the River Path and Belstead Brook Park (access these via the map).

This is a work in progress – we’d like to have detailed descriptions of more of the sites, with many more photos. If you can take photos of one of the sites and/or write a description of it, please get in touch: greenways.project@ipswich.gov.uk. Also, if you have any comments on the new website, please email us or use the “Leave a Reply” boxes on the website.

The website address (URL) is unchanged: http://www.greenlivingcentre.org.uk/greenways/