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Safe and Sound when Water is Around

Posted: July 15th 2021

by Mandy Humphreys, Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer

The beautiful coastline at Wells-next-the-Sea attracts many people around this time of year and we know it’s exactly the reason many of you come and stay at Pinewoods, and we want everyone to remain safe in and around the water. Water safety messaging is important to everyone visiting our beaches, even if you do not go into the sea. Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer, Mandy Humphreys, explains how we can all stay safe this summer.

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Winter 2020/21 Wildlife at Holkham

Posted: April 02nd 2021

by Andy Bloomfield, Senior Warden Holkham NNR

Following a very wet December, we were pleased to see our largest ever Lapwing wintering population (from a different place to our breeding birds, central Europe) – some 17,000 birds alongside 15,000 Wigeon (from northern Europe and Asia), 3,600 Teal and 29,000 Pink-footed Geese (from Iceland and Greenland). An impressive and truly cosmopolitan gathering of birds that really don’t mind getting wet feet in the winter weather we’ve been having lately!

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