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Nominate your local green space in Plymouth by 8th January 2016!

Nominate your local green space in Plymouth by 8th January 2016!

We’ve recently discovered that there is a new initiative called Local Green Space whereby local people can nominate areas they love like wildlife sites, for inclusion in the new Plymouth plan, and if accepted, they will be provided a higher level of protection from development. This would be a great opportunity to help save Radford […]

November 29, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
Kingfisher Quay News & Information

Kingfisher Quay News & Information

We no longer post information on behalf of Kingfisher Quay Management Company (KQMC). For information about their news, minutes and services please visit their website here www.kingfisherquay.co.uk  

October 30, 2015 | By More
Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – Tuesday 5th May

Annual Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk – Tuesday 5th May

The annual Radford ‘Walk & Talk’ and Coffee Evening will be held on Tuesday 6th May 2014. Meet outside the Beckly Centre, Mayers Way, Radford Dip, Hooe Road, Plymstock, Plymouth., starting at 6.30pm at the Beckly Centre. Everybody is welcome. Tickets available on the door at 50p.

April 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘Beach Clean’ Saturday 18th April!

‘Beach Clean’ Saturday 18th April!

Hooe Lake & Radford Lake are in need of a clean! There is a beach clean on Saturday 18th April at 9 – 9:30 am – Meet at the Castle If you enjoy the area, and use it, please come and help, we need all the support we can get.  Wear old clothes and stout shoes. Rubber gloves, […]

March 19, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Latest on Radford Quarry Appeal + Hooelake.org Presentation

Latest on Radford Quarry Appeal + Hooelake.org Presentation

UPDATE 9th JUNE 2015: The Appeal against the initial refusal to build in Radford Quarry has been dismissed. The Inquiry sat for 8 days on 20-22 and 26-28 January and 30-31 March 2015. Summary of Decision: The appeal is dismissed.  SEE THE APPEAL DECISION HERE   This is one of the powerpoint presentations that we put […]

February 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Help Save Stamford Wildlife

Help Save Stamford Wildlife

Far too many natural habitats, nesting grounds and wildlife havens are being destroyed in the area!  Please help support Lynn Armstrong in her quest to save an important area which has been set aside for local wildlife. My name is Lynn Armstrong and I live in Stamford Close.  As I am sure you know, at […]

June 23, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Plymouth & Mount Batten Storm Damage Update – A Letter from PCC

Plymouth & Mount Batten Storm Damage Update – A Letter from PCC

An email response from Plymouth County Council’s regarding the repair of storm damage – from a concerned Mount Batten resident The storms we experienced caused extensive damage to our city including damage to our buildings (predominately to roofs), fallen trees, damage from flooding, damage to piers, and a range of structures on our foreshore including footpaths, steps and other structures including our two lidos at […]

May 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Big Turnout for Radford Beach Clean

Big Turnout for Radford Beach Clean

A big thank you to everybody that turned up and helped with the beach clean and litter pick on Saturday 14th April 2014, We had approximately 35-40 enthusiastic local residents who gave up their free time, to clean Hooe Lake foreshore, Radford Lake, the Quarry and Radford Park of litter and junk. There was a […]

April 13, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

Friend of hooelake.org Kate Humble has had a fairly frantic start to the year with two – almost back-to-back filming trips in Australia and lots of tearing up and down to Scotland for Lambing Live in between. Kate, who is familiar with the area, kindly took the time out to offer a few words and comments …

April 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Plan for bugs to flourish in Radford Park

Plan for bugs to flourish in Radford Park

Buglife, who have their southwest office in Plymouth are working with Plymouth City Council on plans to re-create an area of wild flower meadow in Radford Park, above Radford Quarry. A massive 3,000,000 hectares of flower-rich grassland have been lost in the UK since World War Two – these flower-rich areas were vital habitats for […]

April 9, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More