Wildlife photographers put glorious images online

BIRDWATCHING photographers had entries for a competition judged online for the first time, as members of their club were unable to meet in person to make assessments. Guildford and District Local Group... Read more »

Helena’s haven for baby swifts in distress

A SEND woman has been working tirelessly to return injured and abandoned baby birds to the skies. Helena Finden-Browne is a volunteer for the Leatherhead-based charity Wildlife Aid Foundation, which accepts grounded... Read more »

SWT issues plea to public over Chobham Common fire

WILDLIFE experts who manage Chobham Common are pleading with the public not to smoke, start campfires or light barbecues in the countryside. Around 74 acres of the northern part of Chobham Common,... Read more »

Riverbank woodpecker rescue

AN 11-year-old boy was lowered by his ankles to rescue a young woodpecker that was caught in fishing line at the bottom of a steep riverbank. Fin Rawlings-Smith was seeing his grandmother,... Read more »

Embrace your wild side

HAVE you done anything wild lately? No, not doing animal impressions – I mean going outside and getting closer to nature. We’ve received lots of feedback from readers who say they enjoy... Read more »

Join in the Breakfast Birdwatch

THERE’S nothing like a burst of birdsong to lift the spirits during these difficult times. Just seeing birds feeding, or soaring in the sky, can brighten your day. So how about a... Read more »

Wildlife garden winner

A WOKING woman has won a Wildlife Garden Award in an annual competition run by Surrey Wildlife Trust. Liz Hales landed the small garden category in the event, which is supported by... Read more »

Countryside managers issue plea to stop wildfires

COUNTRYSIDE managers have renewed pleas for people not to do anything which could start a wildfire. Their appeal follows a second serious fire this year on Chobham Common and other blazes on... Read more »