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Commercial Friends


Here are some of our commercial Friends, who through their generosity have helped us with financial donations, providing plants/trees, agricultural hardware and even volunteers. Without their help and generosity we would not have been able to accomplish what we have achieved so far...

 



Matthew Scott, the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded the Meadows Trust £750 from his Communities Together Fund, which is to be used to assist in the purchase of a Fleming 4’ Topper. This Topper will help with maintaining the long grass habitats.

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2011 saw the replacement of a gas main through the village, which necessitated the closure of Eyhorne Street for a number of weeks. Southern Gas Networks compensated effected businesses, and in addition as a goodwill gesture to the village, made a sizable donation to the Hollingbourne Meadows Trust. This was presented at the 2011 Village Fete.

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 Early in 2011 The Phillips Fund, (Administered by the Kent Community Foundation) made a large donation towards the sowing of the Flower Meadow with wild flower annuals. In 2012 The Phillips Fund helped us again, with a donation towards the planting of 40 Celebration Trees.

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 .In 2013 the Medway Valley Countryside Partnership supplied 800 tree whips, mulch mats, tree guards and canes. This enabled us to  create Grove Mill Coppice and also a hedge in Windmill Meadow. Click here for more information about the Trees to Treasure project.

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The Nineveh Charitable Trust helped us in 2013 with a very generous donation towards agricultural machinery and the planting of a Wildlife Friendly Fruiting Hedge.

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.The Conservation Volunteers came for a day, late in 2013, with numerous volunteers to help us plant the Grove Mill Coppice and also a Hedge in Windmill Meadow. Following this, in 2014 under the Kent Heritage Trees Project  they supplied us with 40 Standard trees, which were planted adjacent to the railway line in Culpeper Meadow.

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. Whitehead Monckton helped us in 2013 with a large donation towards agricultural equipment which enables us to maintain the meadows. This donation also helped with the planting of a Wildlife Friendly Fruiting Hedge.

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. The Big Lottery Fund made a substantial donation in 2011 which enabled the Trust to purchase a 4.3 acre field.

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Registered Office Address Autumn Cottage, Musket Lane
Hollingbourne, Maidstone
Kent, ME17 1UY

Telephone Number 01622 880 580

Email Address hollingbournemeadowstrust@gmail.com

The Hollingbourne Meadows Trust Ltd Registered in England and Wales Company Number 05282409

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