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Young people fundraise for Tawd

A group of local 16 year olds undertaking the National Citizens Service programme this summer have chosen Tawd Valley Park for their fundraising project.  The group of 15 from Skelmersdale and Ormskirk raised an impressive £302 by bag packing at B&M and doing a sponsored walk, and have donated the money to Friends of Tawd Valley. […]

Meadow biodiversity survey

The meadow area north of Summer Street is having a wildlife survey carried out and plans to improve its biodiversity are being considered. If anyone would like more information or to get involved, please contact Dan Massey, Head Ranger on 01695-622794 or email Daniel.Massey@westlancs.gov.uk

Bridge repairs

The pedestrian bridges throughout Tawd Valley Park have all recently been surveyed.  Engineering solutions have been identified and work will start soon on upgrading and repairs. For more information, contact Dan Massey, Head Ranger on 01695-622794 or email Daniel.Massey@westlancs.gov.uk

Work starts on new cycleway

Lancashire County Council and West Lancashire Borough Council are working together to upgrade some of the existing footpaths to create a cycleway running the full length of Tawd Valley Park and work starts this month (see our cycling plans page for full route and details). The new surface will be a material called Nuflex which […]

Tai Chi in the Tawd

You are invited to relax and rejuvenate in the beautiful surroundings of Tawd Valley Park this summer. From  Active West Lancs will be running FREE Tai Chi sessions in the park every Saturday from 12noon to 1pm – for 6 weeks only. Meet at Skelmersdale Library at 11.45am and please wear non-restrictive clothing and comfortable […]

Report illegal use of bikes and quads in the Tawd

In order to curb the illegal use of vehicles in Tawd Valley Park please report to the police when you see them. In order to stop people riding motorbikes and quads in Tawd Valley Park the police need to be aware of the scale of the problem. Only by reporting it can the issue get […]