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March 11, 2018

The Medmerry beach clean took place on Saturday 10 March 2018.

The weather was poor with intermittent showers but nonetheless fourteen volunteers filled 19 sacks with rubbish as well as retrieving 2 large plastic canisters. Much of the rubbish was small pieces of plastic wrappings and bottle tops. Larger items such as plastic bottles and canisters had blown inland into the marshy areas of Medmerry and there was some enthusiasm for a future litter pick to retrieve these items.

Many thanks to the 14...

February 13, 2018

Trevor-Gibson Pools. Chair of Friends of Pagham Harbour hands over a 'sizeable' cheque to Steve Webster, RSPB Site Manager for Pagham Harbour and Medmerry Reserves, towards the cost of the hide and the shelter.

February 13, 2018

The Actoivity Shelter in the Discovery Area is complete. Huge thanks to the 50 people who 'Bought A Plank' and raised over £7,000 towards the cost. Their donations will be acknowledged inside the shelter. It will be open to the public once the surrounding footpaths have been re-instated.

February 13, 2018

The new hide overlooking Ferry Pool is now finished. It will open to the public once the footpaths have been reinstated. 

January 15, 2018

Work on our new Discovery Zone and Ferry Hide (see latest photo) is moving along at pace.

RSPB Roy is looking for someone with carpentry skills to make some bespoke housing for ‘sleeping wardens’ in the new hide. No, a ‘sleeping warden’ is not RSPB staff having a quick snooze! They are the identification panels of what might be seen. Panels can be sorted but someone is needed to make the housings which can be opened to change the panels with each season.

Secondly, there are a large number of nestb...

December 27, 2017

The new Activity Shelter in the Discovery Area is nearing completion. 47 people have made contributions amounting to £7,000 so far. 

It'snot too late to join them and have your name, or that of a loved one, acknowledged on the inside of the shelter. Complete a form at the RSPB Visitor Centre or donate on-line:

November 28, 2017

Now you see it, now you don't, work has started on the new hide to overlook Ferry Pool.

November 12, 2017

Work on the new Ferry Hide is due to commence next week, followed by the Activity Shelter in the Discovery Area- 'Have you Bought a Plank' yet?  32 people have raising over £1000 towards the cost of the shelter.

October 31, 2017

215 Friends have signed up for next year! Personal reminders have been sent to those who have yet to renew.

Lots happening in 2018 with the rebuilding of Ferry Hide and the construction of the Activity Shelter in the Dioscovery Area.

Join us and be part of it!

October 23, 2017

Reminder that the AGM of The Friends of Pagham Harbour takes place this Saturday (28th October) at North Mundham Village Hall (PO20 1LA), starting at 2.30pm. Steve Webster from the RSPB will be giving an update on the Sidlesham Ferry Project

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