Nicola Chester

Nicola Chester is a nature writer, columnist and author living in Inkpen, on the North Wessex Downs. She writes for the RSPB, for families and children about wildlife, and has written her Nature Notes column for the Newbury Weekly News for ten years. Her purpose in life is to celebrate our wonderful wildlife and engage people with nature so that we care about it and want to save it. She can often be found outside badger setts in Spring.

A Common Playground

I did a lot of my growing up on Greenham Common. A place William Cobbett (farmer, journalist, champion of the rural ...

Bird Feeding Tips for Cat Owners

Cat lovers – are you worried about feeding birds? Being hunters, it is only natural that cats will catch and ...

Harvest ‘Worming’

The harvest has been early this year due to early rain we had followed by lots of sun to ripen the crops. When the ...