Category Archives: wolverhampton

Rachel’s Top 10 Winter Wildlife Tips

  How to help your garden birds survive through the winter 1.       Provide plenty of nutritious and fatty foods – In the winter, birds need more high energy foods because they burn more calories to keep themselves warm.  Recommended food … Continue reading

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East Park Tree Planting

Saturday, 24 November 2012 To celebrate National Tree Week 2012 (24 November – 2 December), we held a tree planting event for our park users in East Park, where we planted 18 trees. Those who took part were given the … Continue reading

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Where are they now? …

Where are they now? Back in the mid 1980’s … When our service was part of the Leisure Services Department at Wolverhampton City Council – photographs were taken prior to producing a new booklet all about Parks in Wolverhampton.  On the … Continue reading

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App Review: The Forager’s Apprentice

App Review: The Forager’s Apprentice. If you haven’t read this one – then check it out.  Well done Morgan – interesting feature. ^Wilf via App Review: The Forager’s Apprentice.

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Take a walk on the wild side …

Here in Wolverhampton Parks we can often be seen walking as we patrol and inspect the parks, but some people rarely walk anywhere.  Some will make a mad dash from where they’ve parked the car or from the bus stop, … Continue reading

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May Day (Monday, 7 May 2012 11am-4pm)

Did you know that May Day is supposed to signal the end of the ‘unfarmable’ winter half of the year? It was thought that all of the seeding would have been completed and so farm labourers could enjoy a day … Continue reading

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Yarn Bombing and Lady Wulfruna

Lady Wulfruna sits atop the steps leading up to St Peter’s Church in Wolverhampton. She’s a proud, beautiful, strong and wonderful Wulfrunian woman and appears to cast an approving glance down on all those of us that frequently cross The … Continue reading

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