Saving Devon’s Treescapes

Threats to Devon’s treesAsh dieback is a disease affecting ash trees in our countryside and towns. It threatens to wipe out over 90% of Britain’s native ash species and is likely to cause safety issues that need to be managed by landowners in highrisk areas.Loss of ash trees, woodland, and hedgerow species could have a …

Winter Roads Gritting Proposal

Our colleagues at the Blackdown Hills Parish Network have sent us the following: SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented …