West Berkshire Nature Reserves

Hosehill Lakes Hosehill Lakes Hosehill lakes are situated 1 mile south of Theale. A beautiful lake surrounded by meadows, ponds and sheltered reedbeds. Mix of grass and surfaced paths, flat around northern part of lake, undulating to south. Narrow bridges. Lakeside paths muddy in winter. Bicycles and horse riding not permitted. Wetland wildlife Hosehill Lake …

James Shipman: The Village Goes Batty

July 2020Over the last two weeks I have had the privilege of running two social distance bat walks for a few members of Great Shefford. One was in beautiful weather and the other was in terrible weather. However both were extremely successful and hopefully after Covid-19 I will be able to run a walk for many …

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Community News- What's Happening Across West Berkshire Facebook Twitter Instagram Mixcloud Soundcloud Paul Presents: Living with Depression, Aromatherapy, Reiki & Shamanic Druming with Heather Parker . Heather talks very candidly and openly about her life with depression. Depression crept into Heather’s life in her teenage years -as Heather describes it “disappearing down a rabbit hole”. …

Paul Presents: The Batman with James Shipman

James Shipman found a love of animals early in life and has worked in African Safari Parks, before moving to Great Shefford and pursuing his great interest in bats.In this interview he explains the myths about bats and the true facts. With a wide knowledge and understanding of these small creatures he tells us more …