Activities

Litter bins are spruced up.

The litter bins around the lake were beginning to show their age and look tatty. We know they are very expensive to replace so one of the Friends decided to give them a make-over. Some primer, some paint and lots of elbow grease made a world of difference. Thank you... read more

2015-June 15th- Family Cycle Event at the Race Track.

Is this our BIGGEST customer? We were at the Family Cycle Event at the Three Sisters Race Circuit with a stall to try to get new helpers and to raise some money. We had a Tombola stall and a White Elephant stall and we were busy talking when this character arrived!... read more

Thank you Councillor Brierley.

Many thanks to Councillor Robert Brierley who has given us a good supply of bird seed and fat-balls. We will be using these in the Bird Feeding Station during the coming months. We are pleased that individual Councillors help us in our work at the Three Sisters. THANK... read more

Stoat or weasel?

This cheeky chappy… was photographed on one of our bird boxes this week. Is it a stoat or a weasel? Well we know that weasels are “weaselly” recognisable -while stoats are stoatally different. So this is obviously a weasel. Smaller than a stoat and... read more

Two baby owls.

Owl Boxes

Our owl boxes have once again been used and two balls of grey fluff are now out and about in the trees near the nest. We are very pleased at this success.

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Leigh Ornithological Society send donation.

We were also remembered by Leigh Ornithological Society at their recent AGM. To recognise the work we do to help increase bird numbers on the site, they sent a donation which will be used to buy bird food during the winter. Thank you for thinking about us. We... read more

2015- Thank you to the Model Boat Club.

Model Boat Club Donation We were delighted to to given a cheque by the Model Boat Club which will help us to buy food for the birds during the coming year.We thank all their members very... read more

2015-9th April-Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt It was a wonderful warm, sunny day for our Egg Hunt. Over 200 children accompanied by parents or other responsible adults walked round Arena Hill looking for clues to allow them to complete their quiz sheet. Many had brought hard boiled eggs and tried... read more

2015-8th March – The end of winter is in sight?

End of Winter? The Friends are coming out of hibernation. Some of the Friends have done work during the winter months. The bird boxes have been inspected, cleaned and repaired and Friends have continued to open and lock up the gates when needed but we have not had a... read more

A HUGE thank you.

Thank you. The Friends of Three Sisters would like to thank Councillor Ann Rampling for a very generous donation from her Brighter Borough Fund to ensure that we will be able to continue to feed the birds for another year. Thank you... read more

Another brightly coloured visitor!

Kingfisher spotted . The perches that Tony and Paul erected at the Wetlands last summer are proving successful at encouraging Kingfishers to visit. There was another prolonged view of a male fishing on Saturday 24th January. The bird caught at least half a dozen small... read more