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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


Local Wildlife News Sept-Dec 2014

LWN Cover Sept-Dec 2014The issue of Local Wildlife News covering Sept-Dec 2014 is now available.

Click on the cover picture to download (PDF format, 1.6MB).

This issue includes:

  • Greenways Annual Report for 2013-14
  • First article from the Friends of the Dales
  • Recent Suffolk rare bird news from SOG
  • Moths at Pipers Vale
  • Details of local events including guided walks, work parties and talks

Details of events can also be found in the Green Living Centre “What’s On”.


Photos from Wildlife Homes event 9/8/14

Making a bird box with Tim Page - Wildlife Homes 9/8/14

Making a bird box with Tim Page

25 families who’s gardens help form part of the wildlife corridor between Stonelodge Park and Ellenbrook Meadow in Belstead Brook Park, turned out to build new wildlife homes for their gardens!

More than 45 ‘new wildlife homes’ were built and taken away – including hedgehog houses, bird boxes, insect towers, and packets of wildflower seed to create mini-meadows.
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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/