What's New 2016
This section will keep you up to date with important news and events related to the Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods, the local community, and this web site. If you have any news you would like to appear in this section please contact us.
12 April 2016
FGVW EGM Coming Sunday 17 April 2016!
An FGVW Extraordinary General Meeting is to be held on Sunday 17 April 2016 (7.30pm onwards).
Please note that the EGM is being held to discuss the FGVW becoming a charitable body. All other business will be dealt with at our regular Core Group meetings.
The Three Hulats Pub (13 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton) has kindly agreed to host the meeting once again. All are welcome to attend.
06 April 2016
Please Help FGVW Save the Meadow!
We're trying to raise £28,500 to purchase a meadow threatened with development on Gledhow Valley Road.
The sale of the meadow next to Gledhow Valley Woods gives us a fantastic opportunity to protect and improve the natural environment for everyone living in the area as well as for future generations.
A housing application for the land was recently turned down but we fear that people may buy it in the hope that planning permission will be granted at a future date. Someone else is interested in using it for light industrial use. These would have a severe detrimental impact on this green space in the middle of Gledhow Valley.
FGVW would like to buy the meadow. Lots of ideas have been suggested for the field including a wild flower meadow, woodland with picnic areas, or a community orchard.
But for now the priority is to raise money to secure the site for local people.
Bids must be submitted by Friday 22nd April so we have very little time.
To make a donation please visit our JustGiving site at:
If anyone would like to donate by cheque rather than online, that's completely fine...
Please make cheques payable to "Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods" and send to:
83 Gledhow Park Avenue
28 January 2016
FGVW AGM Coming Friday 11 March 2016!
The FGVW Annual General Meeting is to be held on Friday 11 March 2016 (7.30pm onwards).
Please note that the AGM is held to receive annual reports and to elect officers only. Other business is dealt with at our regular Core Group meetings.
The Three Hulats Pub (13 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton) has kindly agreed to host the meeting once again. All are welcome to attend. The positions of Chair, Treasurer and Secretary are open for voting, but nominations for these posts must be received before the day.
As space is limited it would be helpful to know who is attending so please, if possible, contact us to let us know you're coming.