A NEW bid is being put together by a community group to help keep a nature reserve looking its best.
Friends of Brierdene is preparing to talk to the Heritage Lottery Fund about a revised application for funding for the area, from the Links to Whitley Bay Golf Club.
Staff from Northumbrian Water are preparing to spend four days in the dene to help tidy it up and carry out any repairs.
A meeting to discuss this year’s festival will take place on Monday, March 25, at the Brier Dene pub at 7.30pm.
For more about the group visit http://friendsofbrierdene.org.uk