Monthly Archives: November 2011

Great Northern Diver at Pugneys

Got a call last night to say there was a great northern diver (common loon for the USA visitors) on Cawood’s Pool at Pugneys Country Park and it had still been there at dusk. So, I set off early this … Continue reading

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Rosse Observatory visit

On Thursday 17th November about 24 of our members went along on an organised visit to the Rosse Observatory, near Carlton, Pontefract for an evening of star gazing. We weren’t disappointed! After days of gloomy, murky November weather (albeit mild) … Continue reading

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November meeting: Hedgehogs by David Tomlinson

Join us on 8th November for an illustrated talk on the prickly subject of hedgehogs. Hedgehog rescue worker, David Tomlinson, will explain the life and times of the British hedgehog and why the species is having a turbulant time of … Continue reading

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Richard’s rhubarb appearance

Viewers of BBC2’s Great British Food Revival series will have noticed a cameo appearance from our very own resident star of TV and radio, Richard Bell. Richard is well known for his self-published books on local folklore and fable as … Continue reading

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