Huntingdonshire District Council have been notified by Animal and Plant Health Agency of confirmed avian influenza in the wild bird population in Huntingdonshire, and as you all have links to our valued river, we felt you should know. There is a very low risk to public health. However, official advice is not to touch anything if you find dead or injured wild birds - if you do make contact, wash your... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 11:51 by Kim Loader
Grow it, Don't Mow it!
Please leave your lawn uncut during May and provide a vital source of nectar for bees and other insects.
Posted: Tue, 03 May 2022 12:40 by Kim Loader
Natural Cambridgeshire has put together a simple and quick survey to gather evidence about how people used natural open space, parks and the countryside during lockdown, We are interested in whether people's attitudes to the natural world have changed and what more needs to be done now to encourage more people to enjoy and value the natural world. Please take 3-5 minutes to fill it in!
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:09 by Kim Loader
Janice and Anne would like to thank you all for all your help in making the Community Bird Box such a success.
All 26 Bird Boxes were sponsored and with other donations we raised £150. Indeed we sold out.
We would like to thank the following:
The local Scouts and Cubs for making and decorating the Bird Boxes
The Hemingford Grey Gardeners' Society for providing the refreshments at the Reading Room... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:08 by Kim Loader
Saturday 11 January 2020
Reading Room, High St
10am – 12 noon
To support a Community Environmental Project the Parish Council, Scouts and Cubs have teamed up together to build over 20 bird nesting boxes, due to be positioned in Daintree Green, Mitchell Close Playground, Pound Road Cemetery and Vicarage Fields. For just £5 you can join in the fun, choose your own numbered box, decide where... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 12:14 by Kim Loader
Hedgehogs are very active at this time of the year out foraging for food, particularly at dusk and through the night. Please spare a thought for nocturnal wildlife when driving at night and reduce speed to give animals a chance to get out of the way or to be able to stop safely.
Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 08:20 by Kim Loader