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 2017 have been updated and are now online for all … 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 likely unfertilised frog spawn from the oviduct of a frog … 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 the new year whereby hopefully we will soon have the … 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 local expert Leo Gubert to track down the tiny rodent.  … 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 squirrel side by side, which was good for comparisons.  Then … 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 of the Belstone Tor ridge, to find that the setting … Read More

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