Wollerton URC Treasure Hunt 2011

Treasure hunters enjoy tea together

One of the hottest days of the year (Sunday 26th June) saw approximately fifteen carloads of local residents and friends set off on the annual car treasure hunt ably organised by Rachel Harrington and her team. This year’s route took those who followed it successfully through Hodnet, Peplow, Great Bolas, Ercall Heath, Howle, […]

Glow-worm hunters’ late night rewarded

After the recent Hodnet Footpaths Group meeting on 23rd June, Niall Gallivan motivated an expedition to the disused railway track to look for Hodnet’s glow-worm colony. The group consisted of some members of the Footpaths Group along with family and friends, and was led by Wendy Roberts (and her faithful jogging companion Maggie May) who has helped Shropshire Countryside staff […]

Weston under Redcastle Village Show

Weston Citadel

Sunday 7th August 2011 from 11.30am At The Citadel Show Ground SY4 5JY Adults £4 Children free Opened by Shirley Tart MBE

“A real country show”

Some of this year’s attractions: Flower and Vegetable Show Tent, Companion Dog Show, Vintage tractors, classic cars, carriage driving, pony club games, Shire horse parade, North Shropshire horses and hounds, […]

Trugg and Barrows garden diary June 2011

“Spring being a hard act to follow, God created June” (Al Bernstein)

May and June – A Passion for Peonies.

May and June are wonderful months in which to experience the first flush of herbaceous planting and no flower symbolises the glories of early summer more than herbaceous and tree peonies.

Both of these genera hit their peak at this […]