Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows website – 2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,000 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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York to Beningbrough Cycle Track (N65) is Flooded in the Area of Rawcliffe Meadows

The York to Beningbrough Cycle Track (N65)  is currently flooded in the Area of Rawcliffe Meadows, which means access to the City of York from that section of the cycle track below the Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, or alternatively from … Continue reading

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The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is from 10:30 on Sunday 5th January 2014

Happy New Year! Subject to flooding and the weather the next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is from 10:30 on Sunday 5th January 2014 at the New Meadow. We will be clearing the tansy beetle enclosure and coppicing some … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows in York

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Please take your dog s**t off Rawcliffe Meadows

Back in May of this year we posted our latest request for dog walkers to take their little bags of ‘dog toffees’ off site with them when they’d finished their walk instead of hanging it in the bushes or throwing it … Continue reading

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Illegal traps found at Rawcliffe Meadows SSSI, York

For the second time this year, an unauthorised Fox trap has been found at Rawcliffe Meadows. These have been cage traps over 2 metres long, hidden in undergrowth and baited with dog food or poultry carcasses. Someone has obviously gone … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Parish Council put Rawcliffe Meadows in their winter newsletter

The winter 2013 edition of The Rawcliffe Resident, the newsletter of Rawcliffe Parish Council contains a little piece about Rawcliffe Meadows and its Friends group, the text of which is below. Our thanks go to the Parish Councillors and their … Continue reading

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