Newbald Parish Council is very sad to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021). Our thoughts and condolences are with the Queen and the whole Royal Family. He was a truly remarkable man who dedicated his life to serve our nation. May he rest in peace.
New Trees for Newbald
As part of its determination to make Newbald more green, NPC has been planting trees around the village.
Several Common Alders were planted on the Mires in 2019, thanks to a grant secured from the Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. (See photo above).
More recently, in February 2021, a much more substantial grant was secured from ERYC to plant 15 native trees in 5 locations round the village. You can see these at the cemetery, Trundlegate, the Churchyard, the Village Hall and the Mires.
In addition we have been awarded another grant from the Sancton Hill Wind Farm Tree Planting Fund and have planted four more Common Alders in the Little Becksies (next to the Becksies nature reserve).
We will continue in our mission to plant more and more trees.
From reducing pollution by absorbing carbon dioxide from the air to providing a home to wildlife and boosting our own physical and mental health, trees are natural wonders. The simple act of planting trees is one thing that will have a huge impact on our planet’s future and Newbald is determined to play its part.