A new way to donate

There’s a new way for you to help SWAT raise funds when doing online shopping, at no extra cost to yourself. It’s the retailers who give us the money, but YOU have to choose for it to come to US. Simple! Visit easyfundraising.org.uk to find out more.

SWAT 2021 Calendars Available

Calendars, priced £5, are now available from the following shops in Stewarton: Ellie’s Kidswear Warwick’s Best Wishes Cup and Saucer Alternatively, you can get in touch with SWAT using the contact details provided on this website or Facebook users can send a Personal Message (PM) on Facebook.

Crowdfunding on JustGiving

Two local mums are hoping to raise £1,000 on JustGiving to purchase a ‘storytelling seat’ to be installed in Lainshaw Woods and support the work of Stewarton Woodlands Action Trust (SWAT). Find out more at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/swat-supporters?utm_term=Rv2MDwGdA

Local Photographer’s SWAT Project

Over several months, Cara Smillie, a Stewarton-based photographer and videographer, has observed the activities of SWAT volunteers in and around the Lainshaw Woods. Cara’s images of the group and local woodland landscapes have been compiled into a book. You can see some of Cara’s work on Facebook and on Instagram.

Giant Hogweed Control

SWAT has started this year’s programme of glyphosate (herbicide) spraying to control the spread of giant hogweed in and around Stewarton, especially the banks of the Clerkland Burn and from where the Burn joins the Annick Water.  Walkers may have noticed SWAT spraying notices and sprayers working in the Lainshaw Woods. Giant Hogweed is an extremely … Read more Giant Hogweed Control