Spring Is Definitely Here!

  The Cuckoo has arrived in Skaigh Valley, Belstone. Heard loud and clear at 7.45am today -19th April – so the cold March weather didn’t delay his journey! Hopefully he … Read More

Belstone and Sticklepath Church News – April 2018

St Mary’s Belstone The early March snow in the Churchyard made a pretty picture. The easterly wind had caused the porch to fill with snow, so a pathway had to … Read More

Belstone and Sticklepath Church News – March 2018

St Mary’s Belstone Good news again for our Cash for Khazi project: we have been awarded another £3,000 towards our goal, by Garfield Weston. Along with a pledge of £2000 … Read More

Belstone in the Snow – A Gallery

The first few pictures are in – take a look … Keep sending them in to editor@belstonevillage.net

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

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