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#HaveYouSeenHenry .... Wildlife Crime continues .... keep on badgering away?

Who was it said that a nation should be judged by the way in which it treated its animals*?  The same wisdom which provided us with the view that: 615 more words

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The list of official responses to the Neighbourhood Plan in the previous post is as interesting for the organisations that were never invited to respond as for the actual responses themselves. 285 more words


The Ings Dyke Hedge - an Obituary

On the 5th March 2015 we were informed by the Environment Agency that “The plan is to go along the length in question with the excavator-mounted tree shears cutting out the overhanging branches and burning the brash behind us as we go along.” The “length in question” is that of the Ings Dyke hedge between Clifton Ings and Rawcliffe Meadows but the trees, and the hedge below them, are all on the Rawcliffe Meadows side. 453 more words

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Off to Molland Moor in search of black grouse

I spent the day yesterday in Molland (Devon Exmoor) at a meeting organised by the Heather Trust. The meeting was all about Natural England’s ‘Outcomes Framework’ in the uplands. 477 more words


Satellite & Aerial photographs of Rampisham Down.

Hooray for Google Earth! They have released the option to look at historical images of the same area from the Pro version of Google Earth and you can now access this data for free. 354 more words

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The parish council has received the following responses to the Neighbourhood Plan consultation from utilities, non-government organisations and landowners:

Ashford Borough Council

Canterbury City Council… 61 more words


For Peat's Sake, draining issues and badgers again?

Drainage related updates

We reported on a severely ‘managed’ hedgerow out at Fishlake and pondered the culprit.  Generally hedgerows are maintained on rotation but it seems that this hedgerow has been subject to two bouts in the last twelve months.   1,325 more words

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