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Oak tree. Pewsham Way.

Chippenham Tree Mapping Project.

The Chippenham Tree Mapping Project was started in 2016, in response to the number of trees in the area that have recently been over-pollarded, and killed off, or others that have been felled through housing / building development. 

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Fracking in Wiltshire!

Following the recent announcement that Wiltshire is now under threat from Fracking, a public meeting is to be held in the Jubilee Room, Chippenham to discuss the way forward. 

Under no circumstances should Fracking be allowed in the U.K. let alone Wiltshire. 

A date for the meeting will be confirmed in the next few days, but is likely to be November 2015.

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Marden Valley Project.

In response to the growing pressure of housing development around Chippenham and Calne, North Wilts FoE have launched the Marden Valley Project, that hopes to raise awareness of the potential loss of the beautiful countryside between the two towns.

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Help our tree planting campaign by growing your own from seed!

In 2010 North Wilts FoE were successful in raising enough money to buy and plant 100 Oak trees for our new woodland project near Sevington.

However in 2011, we'd like to expand upon this and we're asking members and friends to start thinking ahead and grow more of these trees ourselves, to build up a stock of different native species to plant out over the next two or three years.

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Save Bird's Marsh Wood.

North Wiltshire Friends of the Earth have been supporting the campaign by the action group 'Friends of Bird's Marsh Wood' who are fighting plans to build hundreds of new homes and a by-pass to the North and East of Chippenham.

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Here are the latest items to be published on the MARINET website.  Please forward to your members, friends and colleagues.




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Here is a full list of all the comments we have had regarding plastic bags and recycling:

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