Your support still needed to preserve England’s railway heritage

We recently published information on the railway bridge at Stoke Road, Itchen Abbas that is affected by the proposed plans by Highways England to demolish or infill thousands of historical railway structures. In a recent update, the effect of this progamme is highlighted in a video producted by the Forgotten Relics Youtube channel. We urge you to take a few minutes to watch the video and sign the petition. Thank you!

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Jackie Addresses The Agm

Open Invitation to the 2021 Annual General Meeting

The Watercress Way are delighted to announce our Annual General Meeting at 7:30 on Tuesday 29 June 2021 in the garden at Alresford Station. Following the success of our online meeting last year it is a pleasure to be able to meet in person again outside. The 11 trustees invite members of the public to come to…

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Volunteers help Trustees at litter pick in Top Field

We were delighted to welcome two volunteers to assist some of our trustees in our first event of the year. We were able to do a litter pick outside following Covid rules at Top Field, Kings Worthy. The end of the cutting has been used as a social area during lockdown and unfortunately a lot…

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Dawn chorus – the early bird gets the worm!

The Watercress Way is famed for its variety of habitats and hence birds. Sadly, we are unable to run a field event this year – but there are lots of virtual tours and actual events out there! Here’s the audio and write up of such a walk on our website https://www.thewatercressway.org.uk/dawn-chorus-walk-4-45am/ Perhaps even revisit President…

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2021: Plans for the year ahead

2020 was a difficult year for the charity with the restrictions during the Covid pandemic. We were unable to run our normal range of activities and fundraise. Despite this, we had a busy year planning for the future