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Dragons of Hilton Gravel Pits

A trip to Hilton Gravel Pits the other week was a great way to refresh for all of us. It was a chilly morning, but the sun was lovely and warm. 157 more words


The secret to encouraging your little one to walk

TREASURE!!! That’s right, but more specifically, edible treasure of the cocoa variety.  After a bit of cabin fever throughout the Christmas holidays we took a trip to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s  113 more words


Sunshine Please

We had sunshine yesterday and very pleasant it was.  So regardless of the awful headache I had, I took the boys out as they were driving me mad in the house. 338 more words


Looking after our flora and fauna for 50 golden years

As Derbyshire Wildlife Trust celebrates is 50th anniversary year, Jane Goddard talks to long-standing volunteer Malcolm Hopton.

IN the early 1960s, a group of like-minded  people gathered together to launch a campaign to oppose plans to tip fly ash at Ticknall Limeyards in South Derbyshire. 772 more words

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(A-Z) Great Tit

Although I was heading to Hilton Gravel Pits to see a Great-spotted Woodpecker, I had seen one on the way so now I was just out for a lovely walk.   157 more words

A-Z Challenge

Hilton Gravel Pits


The Gravel Pits are a site of special scientific interest near to the Hilton industrial estate, near Derby.

I caught the train out to Derby, then the Villager 1 bus to Hilton. 262 more words