Footsteps – Margam Park

Margam Park Margam Park – We are going back to February for this month’s walk, just a week after storm Dennis. The weather forecast was 40-45mph winds with rain later. This was enough for some of us to think that maybe we should be cancelling but we decided to give it a go. We were lucky – it was dry […]

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Page Turners Was Cancelled!

Page turners was cancelled! Due to the coronavirus the April meeting of the Page turners was cancelled. As there was no discussion possible of the latest book, no review is available. However, it was decided that the Page turners would reflect on the 90+ books that have been read by members over the last few years, and each member would […]

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Wild Life – Consider Making Them Welcome

Wild Life – Consider Making Them Welcome In response to the Nature News piece in the April magazine, I recall that the only time I have seen a fox in the village was many years ago at night time, running down the road outside my house, no doubt hoping for some easy pickings from rubbish bags. Quite often there is […]

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Stoats near Burdons Hill

Stoats near Burdons Hill Several people have spotted a pair of Stoats near Burdons Hill. Usually quite unobtrusive this pair were either amorous, antagonistic or play-fighting resulting in a fair bit of noise and rustling in the hedgerow. Stoats are bigger than Weasels, are chestnut brown above and white underneath with a clear demarcation line. If you manage to see […]

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The Strangest Of Times

The Strangest Of Times   We have been through the strangest of times in the past month. The virus COVID19 has affected so much of our lives, with Government advice to STAY IN OUR HOMES, in other words we have faced a “Lockdown” only going out for essential shopping, for medical reasons, some exercise and above all to “WASH YOUR […]

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May Gardening Programme

May Gardening Programme Environment team tips for May Check for nesting birds before clipping hedgerows. Divide up clumps of daffs. Water early morning or late in the day to get most out of your water. Mow lawns weekly. Earth up potatoes. Tom Greatrex tips, for gardeners. You can’t survive by planting flowers. Grow veg. Weed every day. Don’t let your […]

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