Croquet at Belstone Cricket Club

The annual croquet game for the Men’s Breakfast Group took place on a lovely sunny September morning this year on the outfield of the Belstone Cricket Club, having been put off from August owing to typical August weather. The expertly … Read More

Memories of Spring …

Relive the brilliant Hummingbirds gig in Belstone Village Hall on 30 March 2019… Read More

Ash Dieback Disease

Devon County Council are  currently leading the way in the county with positive actions to encourage tree owners to take responsibility for their ash trees and tohave them inspected by a qualified arborist where they present a risk to the Highway … Read More

Grass Snakes in Belstone

A slight movement in the grass, a soft hiss and Bella, our little cocker spaniel, jumps back in surprise. Calling the dog to come to me we both watch as the beautifully patterned snake, about 70cm long disappears into the … Read More

Belstone Bashes Balsam Part Two

Last year DNPA Ranger Ian Brooker led a party of intrepid Belstone conservationists into the undergrowth on the steep slopes below Great Green to begin the task of eradicating a spreading patch of the invasive non-native Himalayan Balsam. This July … Read More

First chiffchaff in Belstone?

The first chiffchaff of the year was seen in a Belstone garden yesterday (Monday 25 February) and confirmed today when it opened its mouth and started chiffchaffing. This is by far the earliest date that I have seen or heard … Read More

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