News & Events

This is our latest news.

Monthly meeting – January 2022

Monday, December 20, 2021

The Friends will meet at the Village Hall NG15 8FB at 7:30pm on Wednesday 26th January.  Keiran Lee will tell us about the progress being made on the Benneley Viaduct project.

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Monthly meeting – November 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Friends will meet at the Village Hall NG15 8FB at 7:30pm on Wednesday 24th November. In place of the advertised talk (the speaker is now unavailable), Dr. Stephen Walker will review his recent work investigating the workers at the Darley Abbey mills. The Evans’ mills at Darley Abbey date from the late 1770s and…

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September 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021

The group activities are beginning to return to normality. The next meeting will be the group AGM at 7:30pm on 29th September in the Village Hall, NG15 8FB. This will be followed with a social meeting and update on the LIDAR project which is being undertaken.

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July 2021 – update

Friday, July 9, 2021

We re-started the programme of volunteering in June. There is a timetable of forthcoming volunteer events. Many thanks to those who attended and/or supported our ‘Festival of Archaeology event on 25th July. It was a successful day. We do not meet in August. Our next planned meeting is September 29th.

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June 2021 News update

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

After our long ‘dormant period’, we are re-starting the programme of volunteering in June. There is a timetable of forthcoming dates. The next meeting of the Friends on 30th June will be a guided walk through the project area. We will point out the work that has been done in the last few months and…

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April 2021 – News update

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

We are re-starting volunteering on Sunday 11th April. For more information see the volunteer post or contact mpw@papplewick.org.  We have a backlog of work to improve the site, so something to do for people of all ages and abilities. The next monthly meeting will take place on Wednesday April 28th at 7:30. This meeting will…

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Friends- news update (March 2021)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The monthly Friends meetings have been taking place online – contact mpw@papplewick.org if you would like to join future meetings. The next scheduled meeting will be 31st March 2021.

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Latest news – November 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

The Moor Pond Woods project area remains open for quiet contemplation and exercise. In these difficult times, please be considerate and leave space for other users. Our November meeting will take place online on Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 7:30pm. Chairman Stephen Walker will describe the results of recent work installing nest boxes in the…

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Monthly meetings – October 2020

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Our monthly meeting will take place online. Please contact mpw@papplewick.org for details. The group AGM will take place at the October 30th online meeting. Details and the officer reports have been sent to members. Contact us if you have not received them and wish to ‘attend’. Following the business, Dr Stephen Walker will give a…

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Monthly Meetings – June 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Our meetings have been cancelled owing to the ‘lockdown’. We do not know when our next open public meeting will be. In the meantime… the woods are open for exercise and recreation. Please be considerate towards other users – observe social distancing and take your rubbish home.

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