We are not out of the woods yet. The latest coronavirus figures for Wiltshire are not encouraging and scientists now believe that airborne transmission is playing a big part in the disease’s spread.Continue reading “Social distancing”
By Sunday morning, after people had anticipated the easing of lockdown and celebrated it with picnics and Saturday night parties in the copses, the park was strewn with rubbish. Ian and Pat, on their regular Sunday morning stroll, picked up dozens of empty drinks cans and enough general trash to fill a big black bin bag.Continue reading “Weekend littering”
1Air pollution levels are falling all over the world. In some UK cities, air pollution has fallen by almost 70 per cent. Daily carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by almost 60 per cent across the EU since the coronavirus pandemic began. Is here going to be an upside to this lockdown, after all?
ΩContinue reading “Looking on the bright side”
Behind the public face of our website, are pages of data and analysis that include information about how many people access the site, where they access it from, and what they look at.Continue reading “Lockdown”
But SCP is still open.
A message from the Countryside Team:
Is the park open? Yes, I would think it still can be open but access will be on foot and people will need to walk to it from their home address and once there, would need to apply the social distance of two meters. They shouldn’t be meeting up with people from outside their own place of residence and should be taking only one walk a day.
If everybody sticks to the guidelines, then I see no reason why Southwick Country Park has to be closed at present. Obviously if the government advice changes then we will need to take what ever action they recommend.
Go safely and look after yourselves.
Is it safe to be outside?
The media is full of advice about how to avoid the coronavirus disease COVID-19; there are lists of things to do and even more lists of things not to do. It has been a lot more difficult to find information about the safety (or otherwise) of a walk in the park.Continue reading “Coronavirus”