News & Diary Dates

Find out what’s happening on The Howe, including upcoming projects and volunteer days for your diary.

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Diary Dates

Can't do Sundays?

Want to get involved but need more flexibility? You can always help us by adopting and tending a small area on the Howe – such as a patch of young saplings. Contact us to find out more!

Volunteer Work on The Howe

Over the summer – from June til end September – we’ll be organising twice monthly afternoon or morning sessions, midweek and weekends.
If you’d like to help do get in touch!
No tools required – just wear gloves and old clothes.
Volunteers of all ages and abilities are very welcome.

Howe Volunteers' Summer Social

Sunday June 9th
6pm onwards
Informal family-friendly event to celebrate our collective achievements. Bring a dish to share and enjoy a glass our village-brewed ‘Howe Gold’ beer.

News from The Howe

Pond Digging Started Today!

Pond Digging Started Today!

The Howe is all about providing an accessible green space for the community, alongside supporting and boosting the land’s value to the natural world. And having a wildlife pond at…

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Student Volunteers

Student Volunteers

Here on The Howe, we love hearing from everyone who'd like to get involved in our work. No matter your age, ability or experience there is always something you can…

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Allotment Tips – Couch Grass

Allotment Tips – Couch Grass

Look after the edges and the middle will look after itself’ – zero tolerance for Couch grass? One of the challenges of an allotment is controlling perennial weeds. That is…

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Hampers – can you help?

Hampers – can you help?

Did you know that the Howe Trust is not only a custodian of the 26 acres of land but that we're also a charity that support local people who are…

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News from The Howe

News from The Howe

Sunday's Tree planting Thanks to a lot of last minute effort, and despite an ominous weather forecast in the build up to the weekend, our Tree Planting Day went very…

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Happenings on The Howe – Oct 15th

Happenings on The Howe – Oct 15th

Hedgerow Working Party This Sunday 15th October was our first Working Party Day for 2023. Our thanks go to our volunteers on the day - George, Anton, Kathy, Helen, Kate,…

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A History of The Howe

A History of The Howe

Do you know the history of The Howe? Visitors often ask us how the land came to be owned in trust by the village, so we thought we'd write a…

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Pond – Progress So Far

Pond – Progress So Far

Back in February we announced in the Wheatley village newsletter that we had started to talk to experts about our trustees' long-held wish to create a wildlife pond on The…

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Get to Know Your Howe

Get to Know Your Howe

We’d love everyone to come and get to know The Howe this summer. So, in conjunction with Sustainable Wheatley and to celebrate Wheatley's Great Big Green Week, we're having a…

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Plant a Tree on The Howe

Plant a Tree on The Howe

Would you like to plant a tree* on The Howe and help biodiversity in Wheatley? Plant a Sapling Planting native species such as Cherry Plum, Bird Cherry, Hazel, Rowan, Silver…

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