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1997 Review

• Manufacturing company, Forbo-CP, joins forces with CONE and Blyth Valley Borough Council, to declare parts of its land as a Local Nature Reserve.
• Sensory Gardens are developed in the grounds of Burnside and St. Paul's First Schools.
• Judy Summerson commences work as CONE's Community Education Officer to assist schools and local groups.
• Cramlingotn High School students help with the creation of bird boxes for other Cramlington schools during National School Grounds Day. The timber was donated by Harcros.
• The launch of the "Butterflies in and around our towns" leaflet.
• Cragside is the first of the Cramlington schools to sign up to a special CONE pledge to manage their grounds in a sustainable way which will benefit wildlife.
• Five environmental experts from Sweden call in at Cramlington to find out more about CONE. The visitors from Malm๖ and Lund hear about CONE's success as a multi-agency partnership which benefits from business support. The visitors look around habitat schemes at Knoll Pharmaceuticals and Forbo-CP.
• CONE is cited as an example of good practice in the government's "Greening the City" guide.

Butterflies leaflet, the first in our ’towns’ series produced in 1997

This colourful and informative leaflet was the start of a highly successful series.

They have been used across the country by schools and wildlife organisations.


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