Conservation charity WWT has announced it is to re-open its Martin Mere Wetland Centre on Wednesday, June 10. Members of the public and WWT members will have to pre-book online for the day they want to visit as part of measures to keep everyone safe.
WWT’s priority is to ensure the public can access its beautiful waterscapes to help boost wellbeing and people’s connection with nature in the area.
COVID-19 and new social distancing measures have led one soft fruit farm in Staffordshire to get creative, with the opening of its first ever strawberry drive-through.
Manor Farm Fruits located in Hints, three miles outside Tamworth, opened in 1973 and has been owned and run by the Clarke family for three generations. With a total of 55 acres of soft fruit, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants and blackberries, the farm is one of Staffordshire’s longest established soft fruit growers.
The amazing volunteers who take part in beach cleans across the Fylde Coast have removed a whopping 9,000 bags of litter over the past year.
Over 380 beach cleans have been done over the last 12 months, with over 900 new volunteers joining the 200 regular beach cleaners in an effort to keep the beaches of the Fylde Coast clean and safe.
Over a quarter of hotel operators in the UK have remained open in some capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic to help the NHS and other key workers according to a study by HOSPA, the Hospitality Professionals Association.
In addition to helping the NHS, some 9 per cent of hotel operators have offered rooms or support to the homeless, with the bulk of this assistance coming from the larger corporate hotel groups.
Thousands of school children are expected to visit The Natural History Museum's famous Dippy The Dinosaur, which is exhibiting in Rochdale from today (10th February).
The Natural History Museum's famous dinosaur, Dippy the Dinosaur is leaving the museum for the first time to go a on a tour of the UK, and Rochdale has been selected as 1 of just 8 venues which will host him during the tour.