Tag: Radford

Plan for bugs to flourish in Radford Park

April 9, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Plan for bugs to flourish in Radford Park

Buglife, who have their southwest office in Plymouth are working with Plymouth City Council on plans to re-create an area of wild flower meadow in Radford Park, above Radford Quarry. A massive 3,000,000 hectares of flower-rich grassland have been lost in the UK since World War Two – these flower-rich areas were vital habitats for […]

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Radford & Hooe Lake Brochure

April 5, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Radford & Hooe Lake Brochure

We have put together a Discovery brochure/poster for Radford Park & Hooe Lake, that cover a little of the history and the wildlife of the area, and highlights the reasons for keeping it in it’s natural state. To Raise awareness and help prevent this area from further building development please download the brochure, print it […]

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Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk

May 2, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Radford Park Arboretum Walk and Talk

Kevin Warley The Radford Park Arboretum Co-ordinator is holding a Walk and Coffee Evening on Tuesday, 10th May, 2011, starting at 6.30pm at the Beckly Centre. Everybody is welcome. Tickets available on the door at £2. Membership subscriptions for the Friends of the Arboretum are now due at £2 per member.

The evening starts with a guided walk around Radford Park Arboretum to show what is currently flowering, new planting, and other points of interest, etc., followed by light refreshments in the Beckly Centre. Mayers Way, Radford Dip, Hooe Road, Plymstock, Plymouth.

The Arboretum was awarded ‘ Winner’ of the Royal Horticultural Society ‘Britain in Bloom’ Community Award for 2008 and 2009.

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Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

December 8, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

On a fairly wet December day, Kevin Warley local historian and arboretum co-ordinator held an historic tour and walk of the Radford & Hooe Lake area.  We recorded some of the talk and discussions to give those that missed it a flavour of what we all discovered during this highly informative and truly historic walk. […]

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Vanished glories of Radford House

December 1, 2009 | By | 7 Replies More
Vanished glories of Radford House

The following is the text from 55 year old news article from the Western Morning News December 3rd 1954… A tablet to mark the site of Radford House, one-time home of the great Devon family of Harris was unveiled at Plymstock yesterday afternoon. Radford, or Redford, so called, it is said, from the colour of […]

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Frosty Radford Park & Hooe Lake in Spring

November 23, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Frosty Radford Park & Hooe Lake in Spring

We think these photos was taken around end Mar / April 2005.  As you can see it is before Kingfisher Quay was built.

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