Green spaces matter

 

The fields are filled with wildlife throughout the year, from high in the treetops to down in the undergrowth

 

 

Barn owl in flight

 

Our supporters have recorded sightings including barn owl and cuckoo, grass snake and slow worm, hedgehog and deer, with a rich variety of insects and plants.

 

 

Grass snake basking

 

The fields suffered of course when Thakeham Homes destroyed many of the hedgerows, but there is a replanting order in place, which Thakeham are bound by law to follow

 

 

Thakeham contractors destroying the hedgerows, 2015