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Community Reserve

Hellington and Rockland St Mary Community Reserve


The Reserve is 6.6 acre of land that straddles Hellington Beck an is at the bottom or westerly end of Low Common, Hellington.   The land is leased from the Parochial Church Council


The Trust aims to:

Improve the reserve to create a healthy environment for diverse species of flora and fauna, conserve and manage the reserve to promote a healthy environment for diverse species of flora and fauna to flourish

To educate visitors of all ages and to share associate together with neighbours and organisations.

The Trust has more than a hundred stakeholders who contribute £20 per annum.

The Trust was constituted in 2014, has agreed policies, a bank account, has an Annual General Meeting and seeks funds to carry out the development and educational aspect of our aims and objectives.


Our activities include:

Improvements to the site, including creating pathways, a bridge, owl boxes, a compost toilet and sluices to control water levels,

The creation of an information board and finger post signposts,

Working parties to maintain the reserve,

Picnics and art and craft events held during the summer, to encourage enjoyment and conviviality.


New members are always welcome, and if you want to see more about the reserve, photos, our newsletter, the events and planned activities we have a Facebook site.


If you would like more information please contact the secretary, Tamlyn Francis,