Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Friday, 12 October 2012

Gower Hey Conservation Group

If ,like me, you are lucky enough to live near Gower Hey Woods then you will know all about the sterling work that is done by the Gower Hey Conservation Society.

For those people that are unaquainted with it , here is a brief description from the first issue of their new leaflet.

Please note that the group are always ready to welcome a new pair of hands to help them.
If you would like to find out more,  please visit www.tcv.org.uk  
or telephone Stuart Manson on 0161 368 8883


gowerhey003 Many thanks to all the volunteers for keeping the woods clean and nice for us all to enjoy !!  :)


Noel Whiteley said...

The last time I walked through Gower Hey it was full of dog shit, on the path and in the grass. Woodland should be left alone to grow wild like nature intended. Once people start messing about with woodland all the interest and adventure goes out of the walk.

Gee Cross old resident.

Anonymous said...

I suppose we all have our own opinions on this. I think If things were left to go wild then people would be afraid to go down there.

Gee Cross
Very old resident.

Trish said...

I agree with Elsie on this matter, and well done to the Gower Hey Conservation Group, you really are doing a great job, most people will appreciate what you are doing for the preservation of Gower Hey woods!

From an old-ish (young at heart) Gee Cross resident!