Category Archives: Weather

Treework

You may have noticed the removal of the linear group of hybrid poplars by the entrance of the Sports centre car park,this is to remove the risk of failure on health and safety grounds.For the last ten years or so these trees have been carefully monitored as they have been affected by the hornet moth(Sesia […]

Wildlife- Stag beetles

Do keep an eye out for our stag beetles on site, these are our largest native ground beetles and can be seen sunning themselves on walls and paths or on humid days around dusk time look out for the male, easily identified with the large mandibles (jaws) which resemble the antlers of a deer,  flying about  looking […]

Snow again!

The spring flowering bulbs don’t know what’s going on with the sudden change in temperature and neither do the trees coming in to bud, even the overflowing guttering has frozen on the trees!

weather

What a difference a week makes, this time last week we had freezing cold temperatures, snow¬†and the river Pinn starting to freeze,-this week spring bulbs up flowering and the river flowing ¬†quite happily again.