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 is a great walk, alongside the River Thames, from Little Wittenham to Shillingford. If you’re feeling hungry you can extend the walk to visit the cafes or pubs in Benson. The return route is along the opposite side of the river, through farmland and woods.
Although many of the usual tourist attractions are closed over the Easter weekend there are plenty of local trails to enjoy with your family. You can discover scarecrows, flower displays and Easter bunnies!
If you’ve ever considered getting solar PV panels for your roof then this post may be of interest.
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.
This is a circular walk, along the newly (re)opened track from Great Western Park in Didcot to Harwell. The route follows Cow Lane into Harwell and returns along the main road back to Didcot.
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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.