From now on you will have fresh water

Feburary 10th 2018 was an important day in the history of Bernard’s Acre. For the first time we had HOT WATER from one of our three new hot water cylinders. … Read More

A Birthday year ?

We know for sure that Bernard’s Acre opened its doors for the first time in 1978. ( That’s 40 years). This weeks photo is from our archive collection taken in … Read More

Belstone Weather Records 2017

Simon Herbert has been keeping weather records from his garden in Belstone since 2011. We first posted his results at the end of January 2012. The Belstone weather records for … Read More

Cosmic Snot

At this time of the year it is not uncommon to find lumps of white jelly on the ground, often near ponds. This jelly sometimes called ‘cosmic snot’ is most … Read More

Belstone and Sticklepath Church News – February 2018

St Mary’s Belstone Great news for Cash for Khazi: The National Lottery have awarded £10,000 to the project! We also have a new Architect, so it’s a fresh start to … Read More

Dormice in Belstone

A dormouse living in the Skaigh valley at Belstone was one of the stars of Hugh’s Wild West (shown on BBC2 on 20 January) which saw presenter Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall join … Read More

White Squirrel in Belstone

For the last month or more a white squirrel has been seen around Belstone. Yesterday I first got the attached long distance photo of the white one and a grey … Read More

Brocken Spectre at Belstone Tor

There were some spectacular mist and low cloud effects over the moor and in-country on 23 December last year.  I climbed to the top of Tors End, the northern summit … Read More

Belstone & Sticklepath Church News – January 2018

St Mary’s Belstone So far, this December has been full of great events; from Christingle to the fund raising that has taken place for our Cash for Khazi project. The … Read More

A 100 Year Spot the Difference – ANSWERS!

Following on from last week’s 100 Year Spot the Difference, using images provided by Chris Walpole: What differences did you spot? What’s also changed since the photos were taken? Click … Read More

Belstone History – A 100 Year Spot the Difference!

Following on from Chris Walpole’s popular “Old Belstone” talk in the Village Hall last month, here are a selection of images showing how key parts of the village have changed … Read More

Belstone and Sticklepath Church News – December

On 12th November our Remembrance Day Service to commemorate the fallen in past and recent Wars was well attended. Although a naturally sombre occasion, the church looked beautiful, with vases … Read More

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