Beekeeping in June

Beekeeping in June June used to be notorious amongst beekeepers when “the June gap” was a real and present ...

The Hornet – gentle giant or evil monster?

A lot of people are reporting big hornets in their garden this year. The one above was found dead in greenhouse in ...

Trustees and Volunteers wanted to conserve our local landscape

Would you like to help conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the North Wessex Downs – the protected Area of ...

Beekeeping in May

Thank goodness the beekeeping season is finally under way.  After what was a long, cold and wet winter, followed by ...

Rabbit and Guinea Pig Rescue

With Easter coming up lots of unfortunate rabbits will be bought as “Easter Bunnies”, only to be abandoned ...

Our house is on the River Lambourn and during the heavy snowfall in early March we noticed an unusually high level of ...

Rise of the mighty River Lambourn

Winterbourne streams on our chalk soil traditionally run after seasonal rains have percolated through the chalk ...

The trustees of the Town & Manor of Hungerford will be introducing 25 English elms as a test planting at the end ...

Plastic is a versatile material, and for some uses there is no alternative. However, it is so durable that when it ...

Nature Notes

On Greenham Common, the heat shimmers off the heathland, blurring the horizon, and the cows gather to stand in the ...