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If, like me, you have a passion for our native wildlife, Wookey Hole and the surrounding countryside is delightful. 

As the days get longer, and very slowly get warmer, we can notice a renewed  urgency in the natural world.  Right on queue this year on  14th February (Valentines Day) birds started to  find mates, sing , and hold territory.   Already I have Dunnocks (the misnamed Hedge ‘Sparrow’), and Mistle Thrushes (the Storm Cock) singing, and spotted woodpeckers drumming in the wood across the valley. 

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Friday 10th April 7.30pm
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If you'd like to learn more about the campaign to re-open the old railway line from Clevedon to Shepton Mallet as a safe off-road route to link up the local villages and communities, then please visit: the Strawberry Line campaign website.

You can find links for many pleasant walks on the Mendip Hills website, including this one that can be started from the village:   

 

Ebbor Gorge and Model Farm: 4 mile, 2.5 hours walk

Notes: at stage two, instead of ‘almost immediately turn right to walk past the lime kilns, then bear left onto the lane’ keep straight on to go through the impressive ‘split rock’.You can then go through a gate into the field and straight ahead to pick up the walk at stage 3 ‘to go through a metal gate in a stone wall’ left of the farm.  

Cycling and walking are great ways to explore the area around Wookey Hole. You may like to know the part Sustrans plays in all this. Sustrans is the charity that’s enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make each day. Their work makes it possible for people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys with better places and spaces to move through and live in. The National Cycle Network (NCN) is a really important part of this work with over 14000 miles of signed routes throughout the UK mostly on quiet roads or traffic free paths.

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Upcoming Events

Wed Aug 15
Luncheon Club
Thu Aug 16 @19:30
Scrabble
Sun Aug 19 @11:00
Matins
Sun Aug 26 @08:00
Holy Communion
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Holy Communion
Tue Aug 28 @10:00
Sewing Day
Thu Sep 27 @19:30
Community Hall AGM