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National Astronomy Week

28th February 14

  National Astronomy week is Feb 26th - March 8th - get involved on Friday 7th March. The Space Odyssey Mobile Planetarium is at Hutton, Weston super Mare. Full details and booking form on Events page. All income from this event...

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Stargazing Whatever the Weather

18th February 14

On Friday 7 March astronomer Simon Ould will be running 3 guided stargazing sessions at Hutton Village Hall, near Weston-super-Mare as part of National Astronomy Week. Organised by the Mendip Hills AONB Unit, each session includes a 45-minute tour of the...

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Look at Lichens

18th February 14

Free event in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Lichens, what exactly are they? On Saturday March 1st from 1-3.30pm come along and join in the search for the amazing variety of shapes, colours and sizes of different Lichens...

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What a lot of nuts!

12th February 14

Last week 7 hardy souls braved the wet and windy weather to look for nuts up on Burrington Ham. Why? You ask, well the People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) runs a project called the Great Nut Hunt; where everyday...

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Look at the Stars

10th February 14

On Friday 7 March astronomer Simon Ould will be running 3 guided stargazing sessions at Hutton Village Hall, near Weston-super-Mare as part of National Astronomy Week. Organised by the Mendip Hills AONB Unit, each session includes a 45-minute tour of the...

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Young Rangers January 2014

3rd February 14

In January, the Mendip Hills AONB Young Rangers met at the Charterhouse Centre. We were given garden cutting tools before we walked down to the lead flues on Blackmoor Reserve. We cut back the vegetation that was overtaking the flues,...

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