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Forest Volunteers’ AGM

May 15, 2013 – 8:31 am |

The Forest Volunteers’ AGM took place on Tuesday 7 May.  The first part of the evening was devoted to reports, accounts and elections – the boring but essential acts of a democratic organisation.
Following a short …

Another birding success

May 15, 2013 – 8:27 am | One Comment

As my friend Holly was a keen bird watcher, I suggested she join me on the Bird Walk.  We arrived just before 7 to meet about 10 others and the brilliant Bird Experts – Bob …

Bittern news

May 8, 2013 – 3:38 pm | 3 Comments

Thanks to Mark King who is either extremely lucky or (more likely), a brilliant photographer, we are able to share this amazing image of a bittern taken in the wetlands last Saturday afternoon.
Mark photographed a bittern …

Up with the Lark

May 7, 2013 – 9:20 am | One Comment

Well actually, earlier than the lark.  My alarm went off at 3.45 am and I was wondering, not for the first time, whether I was in my right mind!  As I drove to the Forest …

Hedgehog Awareness Week – 5th to 11th May

May 7, 2013 – 8:24 am |

Hedgehog awareness week is when gardeners are being encouraged to make their gardens more hedgehog friendly.  Hedgehog numbers continue to decline around Britain so anything you can do to help reverse the trend would be …

Lakeside Café discount for train passengers

May 1, 2013 – 6:08 am | 2 Comments

The 10% discount for Marston Vale line passengers on tea, coffee and cake is back! It’s valid until 30 September (except 7 & 8 September).
This is the perfect excuse to jump on a train …



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