Gardening

Wildlife quizzes

Wildlife quizzes

A local wildlife charity has arranged a series of quiz nights to raise funds for its lifesaving work. Cuan Wildlife Rescue is planning quizzes at…
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Swift help needed

Swift help needed 

Along with the Bridgnorth branch of Shropshire Wildlife Trust, a local group advertised for helpers to check for possible swift nest sites – and they’re…
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Broseley shows off

Broseley shows off 

Broseley and District Horticultural and Craft Society’s 73rd Annual Show takes place on Saturday 15 September at the town’s Victoria Hall. Classes to enter include…
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Repton ramble

Repton ramble 

This year marks the bicentenary of the death of landscape designer Humphry Repton and events have been taking place throughout the country as part of…
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Little explorers

Little explorers 

Local groups are encouraging smaller nature lovers to get out and about this autumn. Wild Toddlers meets weekly at Alveley’s Severn Valley Country Park from…
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Spring yarn bomb

Spring yarn bomb

Anyone walking through Bridgnorth’s Castle Gardens will have noticed the knitted and crocheted flowers adorning the rails near the ruins. This ‘yarn bombing’ is the…
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Forget me not

Forget me not

Severn Hospice’s ‘Forget Me Not’ flowers are handmade by the talented team at the British Ironwork Centre… and they have the added benefit that you…
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Insect hotel

Insect hotel

Butterflies and other insects are set to dine in style as a result of a project led by West Midlands Butterfly Conservation (WMBC). Volunteers have worked…
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Springtime show

Springtime show

Bridgnorth Horticultural Society held its Spring Show on 1 April at St Leonard’s Church. Chair Glyn Lucas said, “Best in Show was Richard Spiers of…
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