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Friday, 30 June 2017

Saffron Apparel

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017

Livery at Finchingfield Equestrian Centre

The Centre is set in the beautiful Essex Countryside 2 miles from The village of Finchingfield (The most Picturesque Village in the County). We are a Family run Business and our aim is to give you a warm and friendly welcome and outstanding facilities for your use.

We now offer full and part livery at FEC, we also take horses for rehabilitation after injury, schooling, Competition, and holiday. please contact us for more information on 01371 811 881, 07736068176 or finchingfieldec@mail.com

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Wimbish SSAFA #BigBrewUp

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Veterans Gateway

Officially launched on 20.06.17, the Veterans Gateway is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and is made up of a consortium or organisations and Armed Forces Charities including  including The Royal British Legion, SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, Poppyscotland, Combat Stress and Connect Assist.
They put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.

Welfare Notice

Please ensure that children are supervised if they are to open or close either of the two security pedestrian gates on camp. 
Where possible children should not manually open and close the gates.
Thank you for your assistance.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Great Notley Country Park

Great Notley Country Park
Great Notley, CM77 7FS
Great Notley Country Park covers some 100 acres of open space, which is managed for the benefit of wildlife and the community. The site is home to Essex’s largest play trail, comprising of a giant see saw, the climbing forest and toddler play.

Play Area

There is a large play area for children  featuring a range of equipment.


Public toilets are available in the park’s Discovery Centre (10am-3pm winter, 10am-5pm summer), including disabled and baby changing facilities.


Food and drink is available from the Wooden Spoon Cafe tel. 01376 325385

Monday, 12 June 2017

Rowney Woods : Bird Ringing

Last year the Upper Cam Ringing Group were granted permission to install nestboxes and ring birds in Rowney Woods. We installed 180 nestboxes throughout the woods. These boxes had a high occupancy level (>90%) and low predation levels -only 4 boxes were predated. 

This year we installed another 50 boxes.

The song birds started nesting one week earlier than last year. A larger proportion of these were one year old birds compared to last year. We know this because many of the birds we caught in boxes had rings on which, when typed into the database, told us how old the bird was and, in some cases, which nestbox they were born in.

Average clutch sizes were similar to last year but overall occupancy levels were down, suggesting that optimum box density has probably been reached. Great tit clutch sizes were up with one clutch at 12. We found a clutch of 17 blue tit chicks in another box. In total we ringed just under 1,200 nestlings this year, with the majority being blue tits.

Please get in touch if you see or find a ringed bird, we are keen to find out where these birds are going once they leave the woods.

If you would like to know more about bird ringing in this area you can contact us by email on: uppercamrg@gmail.com

Or go on the British Trust for Ornithology's website www.bto.org

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Saffron Brewery : Military Discount

Thank you Saffron Brewery
10% for our military personnel

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Felix Fund

Friday, 2 June 2017

Running a business in your service home

Carillion Amey SFA Guide

Thursday, 1 June 2017


Family day out in London over the summer holidays.  
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