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Access blocked to Culbin?

Someone’s made an effort to put up a “Private Road: No vehicle access” sign at Kingsteps, on the small road that leads to the Cul...

Dolphins off Nairn beach

This week the weather has been warm and mostly sunny, making for pleasant walks with the dog along the central and east beach. What has been especi...

Dolphin numbers on the increase

The BBC reports that the dolphin population is doing well, with 20 individuals (including 7 calves) recorded so far this year: Charlie Phillips, of...

"Shadowlands" by local author Phil Cornelius

"Shadowlands" is a book of poetry and photographs of the North Yorkshire moors and coast by local author Phil Cornelius. Phil who lives in Kirkbymo...

Community Project at the Ayres

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News Staff from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the firm of chartered accountants based in Douglas and a Silver Corporate memb...

Churchyard Cockerel Dies After Being Poisoned

Story by Maureen Larkin Several weeks ago, a cockerel and hen were dumped in Holy Trinity Churchyard, and some residents within that vicinity were ...

Jellyfish beach

The past few weeks have seen Nairn’s beaches inundated with smal jellyfish. These are probably the same ones that caused the temporary shut d...

Exotic Birds

Edinburgh Zoo’s newest attraction takes flight as an exhibition of some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful birds officially opens...

Shugborough set to host nature days

Nature lovers are being invited to explore the wildlife of Shugborough. The historic estate and former home of Lord Lichfield is hosting the nature...

Have you ever visited an NGS garden? We did, last Sunday in Finchley!

The publishers “The Yellow Book”, a guide to over 3,700 gardens, is the National Garden Scheme, or NGS as they are commonly known. Ever...

Standing up for Wildlife

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News In common with all of the Wildlife Trusts throughout the British Isles, the Manx Wildlife Trust is taking action ...

Nesting duck takes up residence at Shrewsbury caravan dealer

A mother duck has chosen the most unlikely of places for a nest to lay her eggs – a flowerpot in a busy caravan display area!

A New Buzz in Finchley Church End – Is it a Martian? No, it’s a bee-keeper!

Barnet and District Bee-keepers Association, as part of their aim to support Barnet bee-keepers and promote the hobby of bee-keeping, have trained ...

The Pasture’s 2nd Anniversary celebration

Yesterday (Sunday) evening saw the volunteers, councillors, Mike Freer our local MP and other friends of the Pastures celebrating the magnificent w...

Nature's Calendar: June

Wellies on, it’s time to get wet for the the June edition of our Nature’s Calendar Podcast . Meet a Leith Leech, discover who&rsqu...

Local forests welcome back the Nightjar

The elusive nightjar – under threat of extinction just 40 years ago – has returned to North York Moors woodlands in record numbers. The nocturn...

Regeneration project provides new focal point for nature conservation

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News A FORMER derelict building in Peel is set to become a new focal point for wildlife and nature conservation in the...

It's Royal Oak Day today

Image via WikipediaThe Woodland Trust is asking people across England to celebrate Royal Oak day on Sunday May 29th by recording an oak tree, or a ...

Nairn swans hatch eight cygnets

Joe reports that the swans have successfully hatched 8 little cygnets this year, and that they’ve just taken their first swim in the river. B...

Successful sales at Gordon Road allotments – huge turnout proves its popularity.

By Pam Taylor (photos by Andrew Taylor) Gordon Road Allotment plant sale took place this morning. The place was heaving with visitors when we arriv...

Locals distressed at tree felling in Wainds Field

 A beautiful spring day today was ruined for several residents in Wainds Field as they witnessed the felling of a large number of trees o...

Nature’s Calendar: April Roundup

Following on from our April Nature’s Calendar podcast, here’s a roundup of some of the best of nature links and activities I've seen th...

A Walk in the Woods with Manx Wildlife Trust

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News The Manx Wildlife Trust recently welcomed Royal Skandia Life Assurance Limited as a new Silver Corporate member. ...

ELL Walks – Hackney: Stamford Hill to Homerton

Hackney can be a wild beast if you know where to look. And, no, that doesn’t mean the Kingsland road at some ungodly hour on a Saturday morning. ...

Nature's Calendar: April

Welcome to the April edition of our nature’s calendar podcast, bringing you the best of nature here in Leith. This month’s we’re ...

Raise a Ransom for Wildlife

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News The Manx Wildlife Trust recently held their inaugural Raise a Ransom for Wildlife event at the charity’s Close ...

Wild spaces: protecting Hackney nature

Despite the borough's green credentials, local wildlife is threatened by our notion of what a natural habitat should look like

Port Erin: Wildflower Hotspot of the Isle of Man

Isle of Man News Isle of Man News The Isle of Man Flora Group has been working for two years to survey the Island’s wildflowers, with forty volun...

Beekeeping - beginners course starting next month in Kirkbymoorside

Image via WikipediaThe Jubille Rooms at Kirkbymoorside Methodist Chapel will be the location for a new course run by Ryedale Beekeepers Association...

Introducing Nature’s Calendar

It’s spring, a time for cleaning, new life and audio awakenings. This weekend we record the first of our monthly nature’s calendar podc...

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