Late last week I woke in the early hours to discover a good blanket of snow covering the ground, perfect for some festive photos. When I woke at a more sensible time a few hours later the clouds and rain had pretty much removed all traces of winter wonder . Undeterred I made use of […] … More Still Waters. — Hethersett Birdlife
Hethersett is set to gain a meadowland nature reserve thanks to the efforts of the Hethersett Environmental Action Team Stuart Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org 17 October, 2017 – 08:15 The Hethersett Environmental Action Team is negotiating with a landowner to establish a new reserve at a meadowland location which has not yet been revealed. The new reserve … More Today’s EDP heralding the future
Hethersett appears to be doing quite well for hedgehogs and I have bumped into quite a few recently. Connies Hedgehog site is developing nicely and well worth a look at the following link (click here) as are her regular articles in the Hethersett Herald. One key message from the site is to keep Hethersett hedgehog friendly … More Things that go bump in the night.
The Lifetime Community Hero award was won by Heather Williamson in 2016. She donated her £250 to the Norfolk Association for the Disabled. We met Steven from Hethersett Environment Action Team to have a chat about her work. See the tribute video by clicking on the Link below https://www.facebook.com/southnorfolkcouncil/videos/1092088640917539/ Open Gardens benefitted from some pleasant … More Local Hero and some open gardens
These beautiful poppies are in the field next to The Lizard (Wymondham Click for Link to NWT Site). They have grown this year because the land was dug up earlier by the developers for pipes etc before the houses come. So make the most of them.
Dont forget Hethersett Open Gardens 2017 on 9 July. Some photos of one of the gardens to be opened on the day included in this post
There has been a buzz of activity around the village of late in a number of ways . The following photo was taken of a local nest box with some non avian inhabitants. The tree bumble bees shown below are one of 24 species of UK bumble bees and there is a handy ID sheet … More A Buzz around the village
The village swifts arrived a couple of days ago and on Saturday morning I met Anne Edwards who had seen them flying up to traditional nesting sites under her eves. They were not the only nesting birds at Anne’s cottage which also housed a broody woodpigeon some house sparrows and her regular and tame blue … More New arrivals and close friends
HEAT announcement Can you spare an hour? Our next Litter Pick will be on Saturday 8 April starting at 10 am from Hethersett Methodist Church Hall, Great Melton Road Hethersett, NR9 3AB lots of local recent wildlife sightings available at https://hethersettbirdingblog.wordpress.com/ including this attractive fellow:
The next meeting of HEAT will be on Wednesday 5 April 2017 starting at 20:00 in the Hethersett Social Club, Queens Road Hethersett. The main topic for discussion will be to finalise details for Open Gardens 2017. Everyone is welcome. Also today a sighting to good to just stick on the sightings string down at … More Reminders and sightings