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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