Barbury Moth Project

Barbury Moth Project

 Did you know that one of Britain’s rarest moths, the Barberry Carpet Pareulype berberata, is living in your parish? It is believed to be reduced to only 11 populations in Britain and its’ stronghold is North Wiltshire. The Barberry Carpet used to be a far more common...
Long Newnton Bee Keepers

Long Newnton Bee Keepers

Honey Bees & Beekeeping by JAMES SHRIVES, Larkhill CottagesThe honey bee colony is a true gynaecocracy – dominated by females – the males that do exist within a hive are booted out at the end of the season as they are then surplus to requirements and the precious...
Elizabeth Hodges Trust Fund

Elizabeth Hodges Trust Fund

If there is anyone in the village with children up to and including university age who may need help with small amounts of funding either for specific educational equipment – books, instruments etc. If so, they may be eligible for financial assistance from the...