A woods which is popular with walkers will be closed for two weeks later this month. 

Poringland Woods in Framingham Earl is shut between July 17 and July 31 to allow the owners of the land to undertake "forestry operations".

The work will include felling and thinning, which has been licenced by the Forestry Commission, a governmental department for safeguarding green spaces.  

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They will also undertake some safety work to remove dead and diseased trees.

According to Framingham Earl Parish Council, the owners of the woods, Crown Point Estates, do this kind of work every seven years. 

The car park and the two pedestrian entrances will be taped off and sign-posted accordingly during the closure period.