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Woodland Walks

Dog walkers please note: Your dog may be carrying a virus in it's poo that can cause cows to abort their calves. Please act responsibly and keep them on leads, pick up your poo and leave in one of the many poo bins located nearby. Fylde Bird Club, representatives from Singleton History Group, Lesley Robson and the Trust have been pooling their knowledge to create information boards that will be placed within the village in the coming months.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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Peace Garden

In 2013 the Trust along with the community of Singleton identified a Peace Garden as part of the vision and the aim of this will be to provide a quiet place where people can visit and reflect. The Trust are planning to have this completed before November 2018 to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. An area near to the church has been identified and a planning application will be made shortly.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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Worsicks Farmhouse

Planning Permission and Building Regulation Approval have now been received to demolish Worswick's Farmhouse prior to building a pair of semi-detached cottages on the site. Competitive tenders are currently being obtained for the cost of the work.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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A585 Proposed Bypass

The Trust has been in contact with the Highways Agency regarding the proposed bypass and has expressed its concerns should the route go through Singleton Park. These concerns include: the historical context of the Park, the detrimental effect to the farming of the land and the potential damage to the Walks, which have been provided for the benefit of the community.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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Community Support

The Trust has made Charitable Donations to St Chads Little Gang for playgroup equipment, to Singleton Gala towards 2017 village gala and to Singleton Choir for room hire for rehearsals.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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Singleton Woodland Volunteer group

Thanks go to John Highton and Patrick Allen as well as all other volunteers who have given their time to help maintain the woodlands and new paths within Singleton Park. The Trust has donated money to the group to enable them to buy a small tractor and other tools to manage the woodland and paths more effectively. Since the group was started in 2016 a total of 600 new trees have been planted in Singleton Park. This includes 250 trees that were donated by the Woodland Trust.

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Added: 19-06-2017
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