Millennium Green Gets a New Buzzard

Home » News » Millennium Green Gets a New Buzzard
BuzzInst_1
BuzzInst_2
BuzzInst_3

#We Promised You a New Buzzard and Here It is Going in Place!

True to his word Ed Pilkington arrived last Thursday with the new buzzard he's carved for the Millennium Green. It's based on a 12 foot long sturdy bough of oak stripped of its bark. The lower section was treated with wood preserver before being most skilfully manoeuvred by Ed into a four foot deep hole near the Green gate close to where his predecessor proudly stood. The next stage was to get the Buzzard standing upright and facing the gate then packing the hole with clay, limestone chippings and soil so it's firmly secured in the ground. Then, it will be treated with Danish Oil on a regular basis in order to minimise cracking and rot as the wood ages. We hope you'll enjoy having our new buzzard guarding the gate and welcoming you to the Green for for many years and when do come , look up in the sky for real life buzzards soaring above Henbury . You can find out more about these magnificent birds here.

More news from Henbury

Christingle
Henbury Webteam: Thu 06 Dec

St Thomas' Church in Henbury have two festive events coming up this weekend:Members of the Entertainments Committee at St Thomas' Church are organising a Festive Coffee Morning on Saturday 8 December.Doors open 10 am for 10.30 am. Tickets £3.50 to include a rum coffee and home made mince pies. Stalls include raffle, tombola, cake stall and much more.Then on Sunday 9...

Bearhurst Farm
Henbury Webteam: Wed 05 Dec

Old photos of Bearhurst Farm?The Henbury Online Webteam have received a plea to see if we can find any old photos of Bearhurst Farm. Sue writes:"I am trying to find photos of Bearhurst Farm when it was a farm. My father was the nephew of Charlie & Harry Lomas, who worked the farm until its closure. My father has dementia now, but still speaks very fondly of his holidays at the farm...

rubbish, waste, environment
Henbury Webteam: Thu 29 Nov

Cheshire East are currently carrying out a consultation on cost-saving proposals for waste collections. You can have your say on the proposals by completing the survey hereCheshire East say "....this will allow us to align kerbside waste collection services with the introduction of the authority's new food waste recycling service in...