Black Country news and blogs Wednesday 17 January 2018


Warley Woods Community Trust

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Sitting Pretty Appeal Update 

17 Jan 18

Thank you for your donations.

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Sitting Pretty Appeal 

12 Jan 18

We are in despair, about a broken chair.

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Cross Country Competitions in January 2018 

4 Jan 18

Cross Country alert!  We just wanted to let you know that for the next three Saturdays there will be cross country events in the meadow and woodland at Warley Woods.

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We Need Your Bottles 

20 Dec 17

The Trust is always interested in projects that improve the look of the park and contribute to its upkeep.

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Free guided walks 

11 Dec 17

Our first walk of the week is happening today, regardless of the weather – or perhaps even more special because of it.

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Santa in the Woods update 

10 Dec 17

We are very sorry, but Santa can’t come through the Woods today as it wouldn’t be safe with the combination of horses, snow and crowds.

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Cross Country Event Sunday 19th November 

17 Nov 17

The first major cross country event that is held in Warley Woods will be on this Sunday (19th) November.

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Christmas Cards – new for 2017 

8 Nov 17

You can buy the cards online.

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Play area closed 25th and 26th October 

25 Oct 17

The play area will be closed for two days to allow us to install some new wet pour safety surface.

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Warley Woods is one of the UK’s Favourites (again)! 

11 Oct 17

Thank you so much to everyone for voted for Warley Woods this year.

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Warley Woods is awarded Green Flag for the 9th year 

18 Jul 17

Warley Woods, managed by Warley Woods Community Trust, is among a record-breaking number (1,797) of parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award.

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Summer Fun and Summer Activities 

17 Jul 17

Looking for ideas of things to do in Warley Woods this summer? We have Forest Play on Thursdays, Golf Camp on various days and football fun and multisports activities.

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Big Sleuth – Bentley and Barclay 

10 Jul 17

We are celebrating some special bears in Warley Woods.

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Free Forest Play in Summer Holidays 

7 Jul 17

Places still available for over 8’s on the free Forest Play sessions at Warley Woods.

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Bentley Bear Alert 

4 Jul 17

There will be some official activity in Warley Woods overnight at the Abbey Road entrance.

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The Taming of the Shrew: Thursday 3rd August 

29 Jun 17

For more information click here To book click here…

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Now Booking FREE Summer Junior Golf Camp 

27 Jun 17

The dates have now been confirmed for the FREE Summer Golf Camp, please call 0121 429 2440 to reserve a space.

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Warley Day Car Parking Arrangements for Sunday 17th June 

16 Jun 17

Saturday 17th June is “Warley Day” for the Golf Club at Warley Woods – their special event day.

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Warley Woods wins Royal Forestry Award 

6 Jun 17

Warley Woods in Smethwick is the model which “others should aspire to and emulate,” so said judges announcing that Warley Woods Community Trust has taken gold in the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Excellence in Forestry Urban and Community Forestry…

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23 May 17

Reward yourself.

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Bird Box Live 

3 May 17

Our bird box with a camera has residents this year.

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Calling All Photographers 

25 Apr 17

2018 is the 200th anniversary of Humphry Repton’s death.

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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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