Come on a special Safari to explore the recently excavated wartime tunnel at Spurn with a Military Historian. The adventure includes a trip on the Unimog and a visit to the lighthouse. Suitable for ages 4+ as children need to be able to sit independently and hold on when travelling on the Unimog. £16 for adults, £8 for children…
‘Secrets of Spurn’ a family discovery day suitable for children aged 6-12 (to be accompanied by parent/guardian). Monday 29th October 2018. 10am – 3pm.
Find out about these nocturnal mammals with expert guidance, using bat detectors to locate and identify each species at the beautiful Spurn Nature Reserve.
It’s ‘World Environment Day’ on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 with a special focus on plastic pollution. The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust be spending a couple of hours cleaning the beach from Kilnsea to Spurn between 12.00 noon and 2pm. Meet at the new Spurn Discovery Centre at 11.45am and lend a hand to help protect our ‘blue planet’ from marine litter.
A YWT representative is attending the ‘big’ Hedon Co-op this morning to explain all about the work of the Trust….
“Insects, such as moths, butterflies and beetles are disappearing. Other once common species like the lesser spotted woodpecker, garden tiger moth and hedgehog are vanishing before our eyes.” ….
Work continues to bring back permanent water to the Horsewell Pond…..
WORK BEGAN in earnest this morning (4th March 2013) to return permanent water to Hedon’s Horsewell Pond.
A GREAT CRESTED NEWT has been found in Horsewell Pond. The Great Crested Newt is a protected animal in UK law and the presence of the amphibian at the Horsewell Pond site could restrict the work that can take place to restore it. The newt was found on […]
“HEDON was once listed as the 11th largest port in England – but in 2012 we don’t even have a pond!” With these words, at a meeting last night, Councillor Mike Bryan summed up the frustration of Hedon Town Councillors over getting Horsewell Pond restored. In order to keep […]
HORSEWELL POND: If you pass the pond and think nothing is happening – well it is. The council’s partners The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have been trying to secure further funding to return and help restore the pond, this funding has now been agreed, so we hope to meet […]
TOWN COUNCILLOR Jim Lindop has reported that further work initiated by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has taken place to restore Horsewell Pond. The bullrushes, reeds and weeds have been cleared using an industrial strimming machine. The two photos provided by Councillor Lindop show the before and after images: […]