Category Archives: Outdoors

October wildlife news from the farm

Although our Swallows left the farm during the last week in August, and others have said the same, I continued to see Swallows for the first 20 days of September. On 20th September we harvested our crop of organic red clover and there … Continue reading

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Bored on Sunday 8th? Go conkers!

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Advice on keeping little ones safe on our roads

Advice for teachers Advice for parents Advice for children: under 5 years old 5 – 7 years old over 7 years old

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Training incident this Sunday

TRAINING INCIDENT WILL PUT NORTHAMPTONSHIRE’S EMERGENCY PLANS TO THE TEST Emergency plans will be put to the test this weekend when a group of young cadets go missing during an overnight trek as part of a training exercise. The simulated … Continue reading

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He’s a litter superhero – it’s official

On Monday 25th September, Westonville resident and former parish councillor Werner Schulze received official recognition by the Campaign to Protect Rural England of his years and years of litter patrols throughout Collyweston – mostly from his mobility scooter.   Each … Continue reading

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How to keep safe in windy weather

There are many ways you can keep safe during strong winds by being prepared: Secure items outside your home that could be blown away, such as patio furniture, bins etc Place cars in garages or where they will be protected … Continue reading

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Dog fouling – here’s what we can ALL do about it

Dog fouling in the playing field and the paths leading to it is on the increase. The parish council has contacted the Council dog warden – and if he gets enough individual reports of dog fouling, he’s promised to come … Continue reading

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