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Warley Woods Community Trust

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Thanks to the Co-op 

21 Apr 17

Many thanks to four local Co-ops which adopted Warley Woods as one of their local charities for the last six months.

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National Golf Month May 2017 – Getting Girls Into Golf 

20 Apr 17

National Golf Month is an annual programme aimed at growing participation into golf.

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Easter Junior Golf Camp, Free places now booking 

22 Mar 17

We are now taking bookings for the CANDO funded golf camp during the Easter holiday.

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Forest Play at Easter 

20 Mar 17

Forest Play is happening in Warley Woods at Easter – Thursdays 13th and 20th April.

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Half Term FREE Golf Camp back in February 

25 Jan 17

Booking now open for the February Half Term golf camp at Warley Woods.

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Free Forest Play in Half Term 

25 Jan 17

Forest Friends will be back in Warley Woods in half term for their free woodland play sessions.

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West Midlands Schools Cross Country Championships 

18 Jan 17

This Saturday (21st) we will be home to our second large cross country event of the season.

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Thank you to Warley Supermarket 

4 Jan 17

Many thanks from everyone at the Trust to Jas and Gee from Warley Supermarket (NISA) for their generous donation of £1,400 to help buy replacement benches for Warley Woods.

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The Shop at the Pavilion is full of Christmas Goodies 

12 Dec 16

The Shop at Warley Woods has lots of things on offer which would make perfect Christmas presents.

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Please Vote for Warley Woods in Tesco during December 

1 Dec 16

Warley Woods has been chosen of the Tesco Bags of Help charities for December.

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Could you do money magic for Warley Woods? 

29 Nov 16

We’d all love our money to stretch a bit further and you can really do that this week for Warley Woods.

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Humphry and Repton 

25 Nov 16

We are delighted to be able to introduce to you Humphry and Repton.

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Cross Country Event on Sunday 20th November 

14 Nov 16

The park will be very busy on Sunday with one of our largest visiting events of the year where we play host to the Tipton Harrier’s leg of the West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League.

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Beautiful New Christmas Cards now on sale 

2 Nov 16

Three lovely images of Warley Woods now grace the front of our exclusive Christmas Cards with 100% of the profit going to Warley Woods Community Trust.

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Pawfect Dogsense Seminar – Saturday 26th November 

28 Oct 16

A great discount is available for Warley Woof members – please check your recent Warley Woof email for the discount code.

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Warley Woods wins a People’s Choice Award 

18 Oct 16

After a month of voting, the nation has had its say and the ten favourite parks in the UK can now be revealed and Warley Woods is one of them! International Green Flag Award Manager Paul Todd said: “The Green Flag Awards are judged every year by an…

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Forest Friends in Half term 

4 Oct 16

Forest Friends will be back in Warley Woods on Thursday 27th October (half term) for their free woodland play sessions.

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Bookings now open for the Half Term Golf Camp 

30 Sep 16

The CANDO funded golf camp will be taking place this half term, with an additional session for juniors from the areas surrounding Sandwell.

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Fundraising Disco for the Woods – Friday 7th October 

13 Sep 16

Children welcome too.

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Show your Love with a Mug! 

12 Sep 16

You can also buy a mug online here…

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Vote for Warley Woods as Britain’s Favourite Park 

1 Sep 16

Press here to vote…

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Gates Closed until 12 noon on Friday 19th August 

17 Aug 16

The gates at Lightwoods Hill car park will remain closed until around noon on Friday 19th to allow for testing of the automatic gate system.

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User Survey Results 2016 

10 Aug 16

Thank you to everyone who took part in the User Survey.

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Bat Walk fully booked 

8 Aug 16

Yet again, bats prove popular in Warley Woods and the event on 19th August is fully booked.

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Warley Woods is Awarded Green Flag for 8th Year 

21 Jul 16

Warley Woods is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official!  Warley Woods has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag again for the 8th year.

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Bat walk – Friday 19th August 

20 Jul 16

Tickets for adults can be bought online through our shop.

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Viv wins Green Flag Award Employee of the Year 

19 Jul 16

We were all exceptionally pleased when Viv Cole, the Trust Manager was presented with the Employee of the Year Award 2016 at a Green Flag event in Nottingham on 18th July.

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FREE Golf Summer Camp for Sandwell Juniors 

8 Jul 16

Thanks to the funding from the Community Activity Network at Sandwell Council we are happy to be able to offer Sandwell youngsters the chance to get active this summer with FREE golf coaching at Warley Woods.

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Professional Theatre on August 25th at Warley Woods 

4 Jul 16

Book here online through our online shop or in person at the Pavilion.

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Forest Play in Warley Woods over the summer holidays 

29 Jun 16

Forest Friends will be back in Warley Woods over the summer holiday for their free woodland play sessions.

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What you do think of Warley Woods? 

21 Jun 16

The Trustees and staff at Warley Woods would love to know what you think about Warley Woods, Warley Woods Community Trust and what you would like the Trust to do next.

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Thank you to Global Foods sponsors of the Picnic in the Park 

21 Jun 16

Many thanks to Global Foods who are sponsoring the Picnic this year.

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Presentation off the Dick Marsh Volunteer Award 2016 

15 Jun 16

At the Volunteer Thank You night on 8th June the Dick Marsh Volunteer Award was presented to Chris Ashford, by one of our Patrons, Colin Buchanan.

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Gates at Abbey Road 

23 May 16

The trustees have decided to keep the vehicle gates at the Abbey Road entrance locked over the summer months other than for specific events.

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Warley Woods History Talk – Now Fully Booked 

23 May 16

We have been overwhelmed with the interest for the Warley Woods History Talk which will be taking place on Wednesday 22nd June and all tickets for the evening have now SOLD OUT.

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Forest Play Thursday 2nd June: Free Sessions 

9 May 16

Forest Friends will be back in Warley Woods at half term.

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Bake for the Woods – Saturday 14th May 

27 Apr 16

Warley Woods Park and Golf Course…

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Fiver Friday returns 

20 Apr 16

Along with the sun, Fiver Friday returns to Warley Woods Golf Course this Friday 22nd April.

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Forest Friends are back at Easter 

10 Mar 16

We’re really pleased that Forest Friends will be back in Warley Woods at Easter on Thursday 31st March and 7th April.

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Gates at Abbey Road will be open daily from 21st February 

18 Feb 16

We are really pleased to be able to announce that the gates at Abbey Road will be opened again from this Sunday (21st).

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Now booking for FREE Half Term Golf Camp 

27 Jan 16

Half Term is nearly here and we are now taking bookings for the FREE Golf Camp here at Warley Woods.

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Forest Play in Half Term 

26 Jan 16

Sandwell Play Service will be back for Forest Play in Warley Woods in half term on Thursday 18th February.

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New Patron for the Community Trust 

21 Jan 16

Warley Woods Community Trust is incredibly pleased to announce that Stuart Maconie, author, broadcaster and local resident has agreed to become an official Patron of the Trust.

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Cross Country competition 23rd January 

18 Jan 16

We have the third and final cross country competition taking place at Warley Woods this winter on Saturday.

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Cross country event on Saturday 9th January 

6 Jan 16

We have more visitors to the Woods this Saturday for a cross country event.

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Cross Country Championships 6th December 

2 Dec 15

We are the venue for a major cross country championship on Sunday (as well as Santa in the Woods) and so the park will be extra busy for most of the day.

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Forest Play in Warley Woods on 29th October 

5 Oct 15

Sandwell Play Service will be back for Forest Play in Warley Woods on Thursday 29th October.

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October Half Term Golf Camp – Open for Booking 

21 Sep 15

As a part of the funding received from Sandwell MBC, Play is Making a Difference scheme, we can again offer free coaching for juniors age 5-14.

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Traveller incursion at Warley Woods 

8 Sep 15

Many of you in the community will already be aware that yesterday, Monday 7 th September, we had the worst attack on Warley Woods ever.

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We are looking for shop assistants 

4 Sep 15

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