Who We Are
We are a group of local volunteers committed to the maintenance, preservation and enhancement of the natural beauty of The Hollies woodland area.
The Hollies are situated in Weetwood, Leeds, and are linked to Meanwood Park.
Upon entering The Hollies from Weetwood Lane, there is a formally planted area with native and exotic tree species. This is set alongside seating areas and open spaces. The gardens contain an amazing variety of species!
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We are saddened to hear of the death of Kay Mellor, who has been a very supportive president of the Friends for many years. Our thoughts are with her family.
There will be a selection of bedding plants, perennials and vegetables for sale – some of the perennials have been grown from cuttings from plants in The Hollies. There will also be a cake stall serving hot drinks and home … Continue reading
Plant Sale – 14th May
Thanks to the volunteers who attended in April. We cleared and tidied up a lot of overgrown areas which will hopefully benefit from our work over the coming months. There is no working session in May because we are holding … Continue reading
Saturday 9th April
Thanks to all our volunteers who attended in March. We cleared up a lot of overgrown areas which will hopefully benefit from our work over the coming months. We meet up again on Saturday April 9th at 10am in the … Continue reading
Thanks to all our volunteers who attended in February. We cleared and tidied up a lot of overgrown areas which will hopefully benefit from our work over the coming months. We meet up again on Saturday March 12th at 10am … Continue reading
Just a short update to let you know that Frank is self isolating at the moment and won’t be joining us on Saturday. We’re going ahead with the work as normal having discussed what we’ll be doing with him and … Continue reading
Saturday 12 February 2022
Thanks to everyone who came to the January working session. We had a good turnout despite the wet weather and managed to get a lot of clearing done on the path going down to the nursery. We will meet up … Continue reading
Best Wishes for 2022
Best wishes for 2022 to all our hard working volunteers! Your efforts are very much appreciated and the work you do really does makes a difference. Thanks to everyone who came to the December working session – we had a … Continue reading
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Thanks to everyone who came to the November working session – we had a good turnout and managed to get an amazing amount done. A special mention to the scouts and their leaders from Meanwood who did a great job … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came to the October working session…
…we had a good turnout and managed to get an amazing amount done. We will meet up again on Saturday 13th November at 10am in the main car park. We’ll be doing a variety of general clearing work and hopefully … Continue reading