What value is your walk?

by David Feather

Did you realise that by taking walks through our lovely semi-wild nature reserve, you were saving the Country money? I didn’t and I bet you didn’t, unless you read an article in the Guardian last week.

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Connecting with nature

by David Feather

I wonder how many problems get solved, as visitors to the park have the chance to think more clearly, away from the pressures of modern life. Even if we do not solve problems, there is a growing body of research that has proven without a doubt that connecting with nature can improve our mental health.

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The Park is Good for our Health

by David Feather

Did you know that this week is Mental Health Awareness Week? I didn’t until recently. You might well ask how it connects with the Park?

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Another month’s lockdown.

All non-essential services closed, reduced travel, households no longer able to meet indoors or in their gardens: this is the new lockdown.

Updated 10.45am

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Coronavirus

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.

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