Last of our duck families

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We are sorry to say that out of six families with a total of 59 ducklings only one family has lasted through. Very sad indeed, but I suppose it's the natural cycle of life.

Volunteers take a well-earned rest

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After a hard afternoons work volunteers take a break for a cup of tea to get their energy back.            

Fixing bird boxes on the estate

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It's that time of the year again where we like to get the bird boxes ready for some new tenants. Hopefully we'll get a pleasant spring and lots of feathery friends in the gardens.

Winter tidying

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We have been continuing the tidy up work in the borders with appropriate pruning, weeding and mulching. It is heartening to see new growth already at the base of some perennials so there will be some good cuttings to be had in a little while.…

Nutcracker theme

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The Lawns Nursery visited us before Christmas to view the Nutcracker theme decorations. They enjoyed the walk, the stories and their snacks before returning to school, and the cake they baked for us was truly scrumptious!

All dressed up

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Earlier this month we commissioned photographer Eliane Rocha to take some shots for this years Christmas card. To make it a bit more interesting we all dressed up in period clothing. The day was fantastic and we got some great shots. Take a…

Remember, remember the 5th of November

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Bonfire, fireworks, mulled wine, hot dogs. Then home-made parking and treacle toffee (courtesy of Wendy, thank you) and some excellent company. What more could you want on a cold autumn 5th of November.

Launch of our new website

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We are very excited to announce that we launched our new website in November which has been designed by volunteer Richard Slade. We are very pleased with the results and Richard has worked very hard on the project. The site covers both the…