Monthly Archives: May 2015

Kingfishers – the jewels of the watercourse

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Kingfishers – the jewels of the watercourse With our streams and rivers improving in water quality, fish are returning to even the most unpromising situations. The kingfisher, a bird enjoying a … Continue reading

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Who chopped down the Cherry Trees?

Who chopped down the Cherry Trees? I wonder……………….. has he been spotted in Sheffield perhaps? That would explain a lot!!!   Ian

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Book feature on ‘Yorkshire’s Dinosaur Coast’ in the Bradford Telegraph & Argus

Book feature on ‘Yorkshire’s Dinosaur Coast’ in the Bradford Telegraph & Argus ‘The book is a pleasure’ ‘Illustrated by wonderful old postcards, railway posters and prints, the book takes a journey along the coast’ ‘You can immerse yourself in nostalgia … Continue reading

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Saving Sheffield’s Trees on Sheffield Live TV

Saving Sheffield’s Trees on Sheffield Live TV Bowden Housteads ancient woodland, SSI, and Green Corridor – apparently better protected by having a fire station built within it! This is the link to the footage prior to the weekend Action Days http://www.sheffieldlive.org/event-to-try-to-save-sheffield-trees-and-woodland/Continue reading

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Latest news from Norton – you’re stumped!!

                  Latest news from Norton – you’re stumped!!

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Take the Pledge for Sheffield’s Trees

Lovely parkland in Gleadless Valley threatened by bus-lane proposals – to get you into town one minute faster! Woodland at Heeley City Farm also threatened by the same proposals The tree-lined avenue at Sheffield’s Meersbrook Park Road – delivering huge … Continue reading

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Wood Wise – Woodland Heritage Issue

  Wood Wise – Woodland Heritage Issue This is the Woodland Trust’s magazine with a series of articles about woodland heritage and archaeology. Some is based on my book by Shire: wood-wise-winter-2015  

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Norton in Bloom – Now you see them, now you don’t

Norton in Bloom – Now you see them, now you don’t A picture speaks a thousand words ……………….. and a tree adds a lot of value to your house, your home, and your health….. George Washington was asked, ‘Who chopped … Continue reading

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Lecture in Leicestershire!

If you are in the East Midlands area, this might be of interest next week. Wednesday 13th May.  Illustrated lecture to the South Leicestershire Birdwatchers Group Yorkshire women gathering medicinal leeches, 1800s Join me to find out more!!     … Continue reading

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