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Next Newsletter is due out in October

The next Newsletter is due to be sent out in October. As in the past there is the request for the payment of subscriptions and it is important to note that if the subscriptions are not paid by 31 December … Continue reading

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Hopwas Wood update as at September 2016

The following notification has been received from Major Salisbury at the MoD: “The works that were planned to be undertaken within Hopwas wood have in the main been completed.  Some minor works are still in progress but these will be … Continue reading

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Hopwas Wood Update as at June 2016

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation have informed us that the Woods are now open to the public. Any future closure will be when the ranges will be in use and will be notified by firing times and local media outlets.

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Report of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 20th. April. Thank you to those members who sent in their apologies. There was a disappointing attendance particularly as the speakers were from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). That said the presentation was both … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 20th. April 2016

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th. April 2016 at the Coton and Hopwas Social Club, School Lane, Hopwas commencing at 7.30 p.m. The meeting will commence with a talk by a representative of the Ministry of … Continue reading

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Bridleway Closure

On Monday 26th. October there will an emergency closure of the bridleways that run through Hopwas Wood from Wood Bridge through to Whittington. The bridleway from Hopwas Hill will also be closed at the Tarmac/MoD boundary. This will be effective … Continue reading

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AGM 2015

The latest newsletter is now ready to view on the Newsletter page. All members should have received a Newsletter, but if anyone has not, please contact the Chairman so we can check our records are up to date. Importantly the … Continue reading

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Lafarge Tarmac withdraws Hopwas Woods from Minerals Local Plan 30/10/2014

Lafarge Tarmac has asked Staffordshire County Council to withdraw Hopwas Woods from the Minerals Local Plan, which is currently under public consultation. Stuart Wykes, Director of Land and Natural Resources, Lafarge Tarmac said: “Following dialogue with stakeholders and partners we have … Continue reading

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Woods under Threat

LaFarge Tarmac are trying to put part of Hopwas Wood into the Minerals Local Plan for Staffordshire. Please read the October newsletter for more information and how to object to the proposal. We are in contact with the Woodland Trust … Continue reading

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AGM update

The AGM was held on Wednesday 14th. May at which some 24 Members attended. The current Committee was re-elected for another year and it was agreed that the subscription for 2014/15 should be £5 which will be collected in September. … Continue reading

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