We want to thank all of the many people who made it possible for the Restharrow Scrape Project to happen.
Thank you for your donations of £10, £20, £50, for donations of plants, cakes and art etc, for adopting plots (233 out of 400 adopted so far) and most importantly - for supporting us in so many ways in this exciting project.
Thank you to the major donors to the project:
The Banister Trust - The Lansdowne Foundation - The Bullough-Thompson Charitable Settlement - The Chapman Charitable Trust - The London Array and The Nineveh Trust
Thank you to all of the Conservation team including the extra people who have helped with the refurbishment of the old hide and fencing etc to prepare the Reserve for it's re-opening.
Alistair Henderson, Paul Hoffman, Sharon Irvine, John James, Malcolm Kirkaldy, Nelica LaGro, Beth Laker, Danny Lang, Bill Martin, Duncan McLean, Tony Palmer, Mike Perkins, Richard Pilcher, Steve Reynaert, Glen Sharman, Lesley Smith, Nick Smith, Dave Smoker, Matthew Thirkettle, Russell Thompson, Claire Ward, Terry Wood, Jeff Wynn.
Thank you to the 4 trustees, 10 other members, WEX group, Mencap group and a young visitor for the contributions to the fascinating Back Wall display for June. You can see their contributions here: Reflections on Restharrow Scrape. And the items are now in a display folder at the back of the Lecture Hall.
The river trips on 14th May 2019 raised £500.00
Thank you to Pete and Glynn of Grove Ferry River Trips for their brilliant support and for all the members and non-members who took part. Bird list available soon!
The Art Auction on 26th October raised £4000.00 Thank you to Kevin Hall for volunteering his time and expertise as auctioneer, Becky for organising, and everyone else for donations of art, craft and cakes, helping before, on and after the day and especially for bidding for the artworks.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who attended, contributed and organised our Plant Sale on Sunday 10th June. We raised an incredible £520.00+ for the appeal!
THANK YOU to Pam Worrall for the donation of £85 from the Bat Walk on 25th August.
At our Open Day on 26th August, 6 plots were adopted and over £160.00 was given in donations to the appeal. Thank you to everyone who gave so generously.
Thanks to everyone who completed one of our questionnaires. We had 175 responses which were both overwhelmingly positive and had good ideas for the development phase.
Thanks to Richard Taylor-Jones. His talk and generous raffle prize realised £1100.00.
Thanks to our WEX Group we have raised £25.00 from the sale of the hedgehog hibernation box.
Huge thanks to Royal St. George's Golf Club's current captain Mark Batten for choosing us as his charity for his golf day on Friday 26th September. Thanks to all the players and supporters who donated to this day. The final figure is a magnificent £35,000. THANK YOU.
The Bangers and Mash quiz raised £1000.00 so thank you to all who helped spud bash and cook and wash up and attended and bought raffle tickets.
We received £248.00 from Waitrose in Ramsgate. So thank you to all who shopped there and put their token in for us.
Thanks to RSPB Thanet local group for their adopt-a-plot donation of £1000.00.
Thank you to British Birds magazine for publicity and for the £1000.00 donation towards the appeal
Thank you to the family of the late Edward Cowley for sending us a copy of their father's manual for building a Sandmartin Wall.
Thank you to Michelle Boakes for helping to lead our volunteers' day on 18th October 2019
Thank you to Ovendens Allworks for an amazingly brilliant job on the reprofiling and excavation work on the Scrape
Thank you to Gilleards for the beautiful and functional building that is our new hide