Go pond dipping with Rangers

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service is inviting residents to discover a variety of curious aquatic creatures, with a dip in the pond at Sankey Valley Country Park. On Monday 14 August, 11am-1pm, Rangers will lead event-goers on a short walk from the Heritage Visitor Centre off Blackbrook Road, to Cambourne Pond with nets and containers, … Read more

July parks events

July is an action-packed month and the wonderful Green Fayre, planned for the 22nd and 23rd, is just one of many fantastic free family events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council Parks and Countryside Ranger Service this month. Kick off the month on the right foot by joining the five-mile Rufford Circular walk on Monday 3 … Read more

Friends Group helps the Council to make hay

The Friends of Coronation Park are helping West Lancashire Borough Council make an award winning park look even better. Group members raised funds and purchased tools for the Council’s Parks and Countryside Service to help them with traditional management of the wildflower meadow at the park in Ormskirk. The tools will be used to assist … Read more

Early morning bird walk with the rangers

Birdwatchers are invited to grab their binoculars and join St Helens Council rangers this Sunday (14 May) for an early morning bird walk at Sankey Valley Country Park, where up to 40 different species of bird can be spotted. Early birds are asked to meet at the Heritage Visitor Centre, Blackbrook Road, Blackbrook, for a … Read more