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First phase of Nuns Stream work complete

datePosted on 21:20, December 16th, 2009 by Andy Key
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The first step in the plan to revive the Nuns Stream through Hyde is complete.  Following detailed studies and measurements of the existing wildlife, a band of volunteers laboured away last week to create gravel “berms” and shelves along the walled-in section of the stream between Monks Road and King Alfred’s Place. This will encourage the stream to take a more sinuous path along its channel, eventually creating areas for plants, insects and fish to flourish.

Up the stream without a paddle – volunteers working on the Nuns Stream
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Literature

datePosted on 20:50, November 9th, 2009 by Site admin

The Hyde900 Literature Group has decided to continue to meet regularly at the Hyde Tavern for the ‘Bring Your Own’ literature nights. All are welcome, bring your own writing or a favourite piece to read out to the group. The BYO events take place every third Thursday of the month, starting at 8 pm.

Upcoming dates and themes

21st Oct – War and Peace
18th Nov – Friends and Enemies
16th Dec – Animals
20th Jan – Sex and Sport
17th Feb – Foot in Mouth, Blunders
17th Mar – Equinox (Day and Night)
21st Apr – Sleeping and shopping

Contact: Paul Williams ([email protected])

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