View of open fields - Eastern Urban Development Extension
Open Quote

The hedgerows of West Manley Lane are afforded protection under the Hedgerow Regulations 1997... this importance relates to the botanical diversity of woody species and the association of protected and / or rare species of animals

Devon Wildlife Consultants Report 2009

Open Quote

Tiverton Grand Canal and its environs with its walking and cycling leisure opportunities is of great importance giving pleasure to locals and tourists as well as providing biodiversity and economic benefits for the local community

Devon Wildlife Consultants Report 2009

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Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - Exeter University study

By WMLCG - posted May 6th 2013 at 10:00AM

BBC – News website - 22 April 2013 Quoting an article in national press

Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - study                       

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First Swallows of 2013 and other nature news

By WMLCG - posted Apr 15th 2013 at 10:45AM

The first 5 swallows arrived in West Manley Lane on 14 April 2013 and a pair has returned to the same nest first...


EUE (Eastern Urban Extension) Update: Time for T.E.A

By WMLCG - posted Mar 29th 2013 at 10:00AM

The threat of development under the Eastern Urban Extension plan gets closer and land is being acquired north of Blundells Road ahead of plans and applications taking shape.

WMLCG has joined with other groups of concerned local residents to...


Britain’s Disappearing Wild Flowers

By WMLCG - posted Oct 28th 2012 at 10:15AM

Britain’s Disappearing Wild Flowers 

We hear a lot about animal extinctions, but what of our native wild flowers?

In the past 60years we have lost ten species: narrow-leaved cudweed, summer lady’s tresses, small bur...


See the lastest responses from interested parties regarding the Devon Waste Plan

By WMLCG - posted Sep 18th 2012 at 11:15AM

All of the responses received as part of the recent consultation are publicly available at...


Otter prints confirmed in Ailsa Brook - 24 July 2012

By WMLCG - posted Jul 24th 2012 at 4:00PM

An otter was seen on the brook some years ago and droppings have been identifed since...


Devon Waste Plan-Tiverton Eastern Development Area

By WMLCG - posted Apr 21st 2012 at 4:15PM

Be aware see letters and map in PDF document in Reports and Documents section.

See the group reply dated July 2012 on the Reports and Documents page.


13th April: Swallows return to the lane.

By WMLCG - posted Apr 13th 2012 at 5:15PM

Summer is around the corner: two Swallows seen in the lane today, heading for their previous nest site adding to the week's records for Willow Warbler, Blackcap and Orange Tip butterfly.



Peacock is the Lane's first butterfly for 2012

By WMLCG - posted Mar 30th 2012 at 5:30PM

First seen on the 26th February 2012



(Photo by Cornwall Conservation Group)



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