Dalesman October 2013: What Todmorden Can Teach Us

Pam enjoys the scents of herbs growing along the canal towpath

Helen Johnson went to Todmorden for Dalesman Magazine, October 2013. She met Pam Warhurst, chair of regeneration agency Pennine Prospects and Incredible Edible Todmorden. Incredible Edible has revitalised the area, attracting worldwide interest. Continue Reading →

Nature notes from Appleton Wiske, 9 September 2013

Tortoise shell butterfly on a dandelion

Nature report from Helen Johnson on a short walk in Appleton Wiske in Yorkshire on 9 Sep 2013. She saw slugs, moths, butterflies, insects, bees, and various flowers. The arable crops had been harvested, the straw bales were being collected. Continue Reading →

Steve Sherlock, the Saxon Princess and the Roman Villa

Recontruction of the Princess burial at Kirkleatham Museum

Helen Johnson met Dr Steve Sherlock for Yorkshire Ridings Magazine.

Steve has made many discoveries at Street House, near Loftus, North Yorkshire. Discoveries date as far back as the Neolithic, and include Iron Age industries, a Roman Villa and a Saxon Princess burial. Continue Reading →