2018- 14th January – NATURE WALK.

NATURE WALK. A family-friendly beginners’ nature walk around the Three Sisters and Viridor Wood. Look out for the winter wildlife which makes this special place home. Suitable footwear, waterproof clothing and binoculars recommended. WHERE:- Three Sisters and... read more

Hope School Trainees spend time at the Three Sisters.

A group of trainees from Hope School made some bird and bug boxes earlier this year and gave them to the Friends to fix around the site. We decided to give them a day on the site as a “Thank you.” for their kindness. They fixed some of the bug boxes in the... read more

2017-Trying to make a Wildflower Meadow.

Over the past two years we have been trying to make a wildflower meadow on the grassed area near the playground. We have dug it over, Treated it with weedkiller. Dug out thistles and docks. We have sowed it with many packets of wildflower seeds. All our efforts seem... read more

2017 – Summer Spruce-up Day.

As part of The Deal, Wigan Council allow their staff two paid days each year when they can do voluntary work. We were delighted when a group from the audit office came to help at our Summer Spruce-Up day. They joined a group from Hope School and a number of other... read more

2017 – 2nd. March – Spring Cleaning Day.

As part of the Council’s Big Spring Clean we organised a Spring Cleaning Day. About 25 volunteers turned up to help us and everyone worked hard for many hours. We were very lucky with the weather as the previous day had been wet and windy and the following day... read more

2017 – National Nest Box Week – February.

Winter is the time we carry out work on our bird boxes. Every box is inspected. If it is broken it is either repaired or replaced, depending on its condition. Old nesting material is removed and the box is disinfected using a special liquid which is safe for the birds... read more

2017 – February- Half term fun.

Today we met with Wigan’s Media Officer to tell her about our proposed Spring Clean. We are trying to encourage the local community to get involved in our Spring Clean and help us to tidy up the site in readiness for the better weather. We are organising an... read more

2017- January – Working around the site.

Winter is the time when The Friends are busy doing ‘housekeeping’ on the site. The bird boxes are checked, cleaned and mended. This year we have had to replace many of the boxes as they were too badly damaged to repair. Fortunately the Bryn councillors... read more

2016 – December – Our winter project.

The paths around the Three Sisters are in need of work. The very wet weather and lack of regular maintenance means that the paths have become narrow and muddy. Our project for this winter is to scrape the mud from the paths to widen them, and to dig out the ditches... read more