Listen to dawn’s orchestra of bird song

SUNDAY is International Dawn Chorus Day. What started in the 1980s as a small event in Birmingham is now celebrated all over the world on the first weekend in May. From March... Read more »

The beauty of blossom

WITH this spring likely to have been the most anticipated in living memory, the National Trust is inviting people to emulate Japan’s Hanami – the ancient tradition of viewing and celebrating the... Read more »

Take a look at these exciting activities and events

BEFORE the pandemic, our area was buzzing with club activities, public talks, workshops and other meetings to inspire, educate and engage on matters of history, arts and the natural world. The difference... Read more »

Blow the cobwebs away with a new year walk

IT’S GOOD to go for a winter walk and to breathe fresh crisp air when it’s chilly outside, writes Royer Slater. A stroll may be just the thing to perk you up... Read more »