So We Are Not Always At Work!

So We Are Not Always At Work!

We all need a break from time to time. And what better way to relax than by attending a food festival? Yorkshire is blessed with many of these, from the small and intimate to the huge! There are a number that stick in the mind: York, Malton and Leeds. Yet the smaller...
Nights Are Drawing In …

Nights Are Drawing In …

… Bringing you the chance to do some night sky exploration! September means the sun sets earlier each day, and the sunrise takes place slightly later. By 23rd September, the day and the night are of equal length, which means we’ve reached the Autumnal...
Summer Turns To Autumn

Summer Turns To Autumn

After a long, hot and dry summer, autumn is fast approaching. The dark green leaves of August are just starting to show signs of the golden touch. Before the autumn arrives, it is worth checking out your trees for dead branches or any other concerns before the new...
Pannett Park in Whitby

Pannett Park in Whitby

So we’re heading to Whitby for this particular post! This popular seaside town has famous connections with Dracula, maritime heritage, Captain Cook and the jet industry. It’s also famous for its kippers! Set a short distance from the beaches, Pannett Park...
Coppicing

Coppicing

So what is coppicing? It’s a traditional method of managing woodland. Trees are cut down to encourage new growth from the resulting stump. If a wood has been coppiced, then it’s usually referred to as a copse. Did you know that coppiced hardwoods are still...
Reminder of Trench Warfare in Scarborough

Reminder of Trench Warfare in Scarborough

War poet Wilfred Owen, who was killed on 4th November 1918, stayed in Scarborough prior to his death. He passed away just days before the Armistice, and had penned some world-changing verse that captured the brutality of trench warfare. A new exhibition is now on at...