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Update on work along the Gravel Path

By Linda Carter - Clerk Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council

Saturday, 30 January 2021


Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council Contributor


Thank you for contacting me regarding the concerns which have been raised over the works being carried out by Mr Collins at Stowe. I have inspected the work in question ad can confirm that he has carried out the work in accordance with the Countryside stewardship agreement specification he has signed up to. Coppicing the existing hedgerow species at ground level, removing the Elder plants, dead species and bramble is an important part of the specification. I hope you can assure the residents of Stowe that once the hedge has re sprouted and any gaps have been replanted, the rejuvenated hedge will serve as an improved resource for wildlife and invertebrates, as well as an improved source of pollen and nectar.

Peter Brown

Natural England
Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer
Nene & Welland

Contact Information

Linda Carter - Clerk

  • 07530 963236

Find Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council

Stowe Nine Churches, Church Stowe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 4SG


Additional Information

The parish of Stowe Nine Churches is part of the Daventry district and comprises of two settlements, Church Stowe and Upper Stowe.