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Our October 2015 newsletter is out!

IMG_20151005_163622Our latest newsletter is ready to view, with news and pictures from the plant swap, the Harvest Moon Watch, and the Sunflower Challenge.

There are also details of our free October photography competition and Burbage Yarnbomb Project, our improved website and the accounts for September.

Download the newsletter from http://freestyleburbage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/newsletter-20150930a.pdf

If you would like to receive our newsletter by email every month please email mike@freestyleburbage.org.uk

I hope to start producing the newsletter in other languages this month, and I would like to hear from anyone who would be willing to translate it into Polish or other languages.

Freestyle Burbage Photography Competition October 2015

birdfeederIt’s turning into a colourful autumn and there will be lots of opportunities to take pictures in Burbage.

Your picture could win this beautifully simple hanging bird feeder made from recycled plastic plant pots by ashortwalk in Cornwall.

IMG_20151003_123551_865The competition is open to everyone of any age, and you can take pictures with your camera, phone or tablet (please see full rules below).

You can find out more about ashortwalk and their products at ashortwalk.com

 The rules

  1. The theme is ‘autumn’ and the winning picture will be the one which, in the opinion of the judges, best captures the season.
  2. The competition is open to anyone of any age, except professional photographers.
  3. Each entrant can submit up to 4 pictures.
  4. Only pictures taken in the parish of Burbage in Leicestershire (including Burbage Common and Woods) are eligible.
  5. Pictures can be in jpeg, PNG or gif format. Tehnical quality will be taken into account but is not the most important factor in judging.
  6. Pictures can only be accepted by online submission as follows:
    • including as an attachment to a comment on this page, or
    • attaching to an email to mike@freestyleburbage.org.uk, or
    • adding to a tweet or direct message to twitter account @FreestyleBurbij
  7. Only entries received by midnight on 31 October 2015 can be accepted.
  8. Only pictures which have not previously been published or won any competition can be accepted.
  9. By entering this competition you agree to your pictures being used by Freestyle Burbage in our publicity, but copyright of all submitted pictures remains with the photographer.

The entries

These are the pictures you sent us for the competition (so far)…

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