Hundreds turn out for special NHS parkrun in SCP

Last Saturday Southwick Country parkrun  celebrated the 70th anniversary of the NHS. Hundreds of runners took part, many of them in fancy dress. This is Cathy Warner photographed by Martin Pearce (flickr credit: dungey2002) and FoSCP is willing to bet real spending money she's not in fancy dress; she's running in her work clothes. Well... Continue Reading →

Reasons to scoop poop: £1,000

This is the fourth and last of our spring campaign lectures about scooping poop in the park. Scooping poop may save you a £1,000. Southwick Country Park belongs to Wiltshire Council. It is categorised as an open space to which the public have access. Therefore, despite its being rented out for agricultural use, it comes... Continue Reading →

During the few snowy days at the end of the winter, Chris Seymour sent in a series of photographs he took at dawn. A local artist, Anne Lynch, has turned one of them into a painting; thank you for sharing it with us, Anne.     Click for more of Chris's work         

An excellent drawing by Jonah, who has noticed that the flowers of native bluebells grow on only one side of the stem; there are seedlings growing next to the parent plant. The dragonfly is probably an emperor dragonfly, one of the few species that becomes a full adult in April when the bluebells are flowering.... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑