Snow big deal!

cosy fire

This week, words such as 'CHAOS', 'DISRUPTION', 'SUFFERING' and 'DANGER' have flooded our media and extrapolated a very negative perception of those pretty little snowflakes that initially fell so softly. The essence of severity seems to have been of … [Read more...]

Spice up your bird food to deter pesky squirrels

Grey Squirrel

Fed up with filling your bird feeder and seeing a cheeky grey squirrel help itself? Well the RSPB has a spicy answer to your problem. Chilli powder is a safe and effective way of ensuring that only the intended recipients of bird seed get the … [Read more...]

The Waxwing Cometh

The Waxwing

Britain is once again being invaded from the north. The invasion, or to put it more precisely, the 'irruption' in question is that of the Waxwing, one of the less familiar of British Birds and also one of the most attractive. Each year the eastern … [Read more...]

This Christmas give a gift for wildlife!

A Christmas gift for wildlife

Do you struggle to think of a Christmas present for family, friends or work colleagues? Essex Wildlife Trust has come up with something different 'Give a Gift for Wildlife'. The recipient will receive a special gift certificate and you will both be … [Read more...]

New book of walks around Thundersley

thundersley on foot - nine walks of discovery around a suberban essex village

A new book 'Thundersley on foot - nine walks of discovery around a suburban Essex village' was launched in style on Sunday Nov 7th when more than 20 locals and other friends gathered at the White Hart for Walk No 1 in the book which took them across … [Read more...]