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Nature Fun
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Nature Fun

Autumn brings with it a host of crafting opportunities. Try one of these to celebrate the season. Make wax leaves. Melt beeswax over a double boiler (never in the microwave) then dip leaves in was and peg up to dry, either on the washing line or to a piece of string stretched over a cardboard … Continue reading

Tree Love
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Tree Love

National Tree Week is coming soon. Taking place from 25th November until 3rd December, celebrate the trees around you and do something positive for your local treescape. The Woodland Trusts are sending out free street tree appreciation kits, and are urging people to dress their favourite tree to celebrate. Find out about other National Tree … Continue reading

Help Yourself
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Help Yourself

Research has long reported that helping other people is a great way to improve your own life too. Studies link it to increased happiness, enhanced health and a host of other benefits. If you’re finding autumn tough, here are a few ways to brighten your days – and other people’s. Join a Community Allotment While … Continue reading

Fungi Love
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Fungi Love

Today is UK Fungus Day: a celebration of the wonders of fungi. All over the UK, museums, Wildlife Trusts, National Trust sites and botanical gardens are marking the occasion with mushroom identification walks, exhibitions, mass mushroom log cultivations, and numerous other activities. Use this postcode checker to find events near you. What makes fungi so … Continue reading