November 2016

Updates

Beach & River Clean-Up

A great community event organised by Green Hive with Nairn Sailing Club, Nairn Kayak Club and an artist from WASPS studios. It takes place on Sunday 27th November, starting at 10.30 at the Sailing Club. Don’t worry if you can’t get there ’til later – come on down when you can! The Clean-up and litter pick will cover the riverside from the Maggot, possibly as far as Riverside Park, the harbour, the central beach and dunes and possibly also the first stretches of the East Beach and its dunes. Whilst for health & safety reasons only Sailing Club members will work…

Updates

Viewfield update

We spent a fair bit of time in the Viewfield Park last week, as did a team from Community Payback. You’d hardly think we’d done anything there’s so many leaves continuing to fall. However, good news! Local contractor Robbie Barron of RBS Landscapes has offered to come down with his sit-on mower and spend half a day “hoovering up the leaves. He’s not sure when he can do it….maybe a week or so yet. This should make a tremendous difference to the situation – THANKS ROBBIE! Meanwhile three of us have been round to residents in neighbouring streets and cleared…

Updates

Viewfield Autumn Leaves

We’ve started our Viewfield Park project this week. Our chums at Community Payback came down on Monday and got things going and they plan to come down again. Mums and toddlers plus a bunch of Green Hive volunteers spent Tuesday morning tackling the main park. This is a BIG JOB and we’re looking for extra equipment to help. Relying on our volunteers, however cheerful and enthusiastic all are, it’ll take plenty long enough without some more kit! We leafleted ALL the residents whose houses back on to the Park and so far four have been in touch. We plan to…

litter picking

Balmakeith Litter

Eleven hearty volunteers rolled up their sleeves on a pleasant day last Friday to discover all sorts of abandoned stuff around the Balmakeith Industrial and Business Park. We were joined on the litter pick by nearby residents as well as members of staff from PHS who have a depot on site. Within an hour we’d collected what you see in the first picture on our Facebook page – here. We finished after three hours! Despite the enormous haul, we encountered loads of pristine sites large and small. Some of the rubbish clearly gets blown into corners by the wind, but it’s…