I’m not sure about you but the sight of dog poo bags hanging from trees or takeaway coffee cups discarded by the roadside fills me with anger at how we treat this planet.
This week I attended a virtual Didcot Cafe Scientifique event, all about hedgehogs. It was such a fascinating talk by hedgehog expert Hugh Warwick that I thought I’d share some of his amassed knowledge with you. I hope this is useful as I know most parts of Didcot have hedgehogs.
For this week’s blog I’m delighted to launch a new website, Didcot Trees.
Have you had a baby recently, or know someone who has? Kath Goldsby-West contacted me to let me know about Didcot Baby Monday, a support group for new parents.
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Whilst the construction rate of new housing around the edge of town is apparently unstoppable the Didcot Gateway project has taken rather longer to get going.
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This is the second of my seasonal posts covering Mowbray Field in Didcot. My first post, published in autumn, contained an overview and visitor details so do pop over to this blog if you’re unfamiliar with the reserve.
A few weeks ago Sebastiana contacted me to let me know about the little free library she has set up outside her house in Didcot.
There aren’t many Christmas events this year but there are lots of Christmas lights in Didcot!
A couple of weeks ago I published a lockdown quiz. It was an incredibly popular post, with my highest ever page views.
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Mowbray Field is a popular dog walking field, teen hang out and family picnic spot. It was designated a local nature reserve in 2000, and is now managed by the Earth Trust.