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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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Daffodils bring the Spring

Daffodils bring the Spring (Poem (c) Linda Burns) We all love the daffodils,  We place upon our window sills.  We like how their pretty faces,  Brighten up our living spaces.  Is it Spring or Winter still?  Look upon the nearby … Continue reading

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Sensational Summer Snaps – A competition

Sensational Summer Snaps … a competition Contact information: Parks and Green Spaces, Wolverhampton City Council, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton  WV1 1SJ By telephone:  01902 551155 By email to:     wilf@wolverhampton.gov.uk About the competition … If you’re … Continue reading

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Killing them softly …

No thanks – we just ate Why we really shouldn’t feed water birds We’re very lucky in Wolverhampton, almost all of our park users understand the reasons why it’s not a good idea to feed the water birds that live … Continue reading

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Dawn chorus comes early to Northycote Farm & Country Park

Northycote Farm & Country Park, Bushbury, Wolverhampton In recent weeks, we have been lucky enough to meet more than 60 different types of bird species, down at Northycote Farm.  There have always been bird feeders in the wildlife gardens, shrubs … Continue reading

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Keep off the grass!

Get off the grass … I was asked recently on Twitter, if I ever tweet ‘Get off the grass’. Now, when I was a lad … way back when, there were signs everywhere and parks weren’t really a place for … Continue reading

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