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Notice of Bridleway closure 18/07/2022 for two weeks

Notice of Bridleway closure 18/07/2022 for two weeks

Dear All Please be aware that we have had to close the bridleway called B29 that links between Brading Down Road and Kellys Copse, this is so the landowner can carry out tree works to make ash die back trees safe.  These trees are either side of the bridleway and this is why it needs to be closed to the public whilst the contractors are working, but in the evenings when the works have completed for the day the bridleway… Continue Reading Notice of Bridleway closure 18/07/2022 for two weeks

Please keep to the footpaths

Please keep to the footpaths

Brading Town Council were very disappointed to learn that a dog walker strayed from the public footpaths and entered the RSPB reserve on the Marshes. His dog disturbed nesting birds, and when challenged by an RSPB Warden, he told him that he “would go where he liked!” It’s this sort of attitude from individuals that gives all dog walkers a bad reputation, especially as all birds, their nests and eggs are protected by law under the Wildlife and Countryside Act… Continue Reading Please keep to the footpaths

New household battery collection service

New household battery collection service

The Isle of Wight Council is inviting residents to make a positive difference to the environment by using its new household battery recycling scheme. From Monday (2 May), householders can leave their spent household batteries out for collection with their general waste (black bins/black gull-proof sacks).  All the batteries collected by the crews will be placed in a special box fitted to the collection vehicles and sent for sorting and processing. Metals and chemicals will be extracted and used to make new… Continue Reading New household battery collection service