Steve Cullum

Oct 162019
 
Coach trip to Minsmere

A few slight coach hiccups and rain didn’t deter our avid members on this Autumn visit to the fantastic reserve on the Suffolk coast. We were also joined by a few people from the Medway group, who are always welcome.  Ian, a visitor experience officer from the RSPB, greeted us on the coach to inform […]

Oct 102019
 

From Martin Harper – RSPB’s Global Conservation Director.  The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged that the UK will leave the European Union on 31 October 2019 ‘come what may’, whilst many parliamentarians continue to seek to wrestle back control of Brexit from the UK Government. Meanwhile, evidence that a ‘no deal’ or ‘hard Brexit’ […]

Sep 272019
 
Time to don your thinking cap

A friend of mine in Lincolnshire, Ian, recently published his photo of this bird and I wonder if you can I D it. No clues just yet and no prizes for guessing correctly. Open to all and the answer will be revealed next week. Have fun and give it a go.

Sep 182019
 
Group visit to Rainham Marshes

Sunshine, twenty four degrees and a gentle breeze welcomed ten of us to this wonderful reserve in Essex. The RSPB acquired this site from the MoD in 2000, who used it as a test firing range and it was officially opened in 2006. After a chat with two of the wardens, Bill and Pat, we […]

Jul 142019
 

Highways England have planned roadworks which coincides with our trip to Stodmarsh on Saturday 20th July. It will be closed between junctions four and seven, from Friday evening, until Monday morning. https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/m2-diversion-you-forced-take-3083675 Just to add to the misery, there are roadworks planned for Faversham too!! https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/furious-drivers-stuck-a2-m2-3088425 Before travelling, please check on here and kentlive news […]

Mar 192019
 

A gentle reminder to say that if you are intending to purchase tickets for the coach trip to Wicken Fen, can you please let Hazel know as soon as possible as the coach needs to be paid for in advance.  Tickets will be available at our indoor meetings on Tuesday 26 March and Thursday 11 […]

Mar 152019
 

Please be aware of the M2 closure eastbound – diversion signs should be in place. It would be advisable to allow extra time for your journey. You could divert via Sittingbourne, however, roadworks are in place there too. The M20 could be an alternative. Please check local information online before you set off. Location : […]