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News, views and musings from The Fold

Heritage Grains

If it takes six volunteers one and a half hours to sow thirty square metres... will all the old and heritage Winter grains saved from this year's harvest be sown before Christmas? The photo shows us preparing a bed for two varieties of wheat as part of the Fold's old...

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Nature Trail News…

After our hot summer, recent rain has refreshed the woodlands and hedgerows but failed to raise the water level in the two reservoirs which remain very low. This exposed mud gave the opportunity to look at some footprints and it seems that an otter might have been...

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Life and death at The Fold

Life for wild creatures in our countryside has never been more difficult and the evidence is there for all to see - just look at the windscreen on your car after driving 50 miles. Do you remember 25 or even 50 years ago. The screen would require cleaning afterwards...

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Looking after wildlife at The Fold

The ever improving activity at the Fold with new crop growing areas and poultry farming as well as the increasing popularity of fishing (as the size of the carp in the reservoirs gets larger), does practically mean that there is now less time when wildlife can do its...

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Raising Children in a Digital Era

‘How can I retrieve my child from the far away land of ‘screen time’ and ‘how much screen time is safe for my child’ are the frequently heard cries of parents today.  Research has shown that parental concern about children’s media use across TV, online, mobile phones...

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Staying Healthy This Winter

Colder days, longer nights and enticing festive indulgences all take their toll on our immune health and energy levels. So what can we do to make sure we come out the other side, well defended and with a spring in our step? Eating a varied and balanced diet is the key...

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Events Calendar

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Sat 16

BCMB: Holistic Massage Diploma

February 16 @ 9:00 am - February 17 @ 6:00 pm
Sat 16

Cocktail Hat / Fascinator / Headpiece Workshop

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 18

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon 18

Qigong and Tai Chi

February 18 @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Tue 19

Pilates

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am