Category: Safety

The Heath Beneath Your Feet

You may recall that these parchmarks on the Upper Field appeared last year during a period when there was little or no rain. In the current spell of dry weather the marks are appearing again. We understand that there is

Posted in Air Raid Shelter, Safety, Weather

Muntjac Deer Found Dead on the Heath

A Muntjac Deer was found dead by the side of Harpenden Road opposite the entrance to the old Fire Station.  Both sides of the road are wooded near this area and probably provide cover for these animals., although one has

Posted in Accidents, Photos, Safety

Parchmarks on Bernards Heath

Telltale signs In very dry weather the grass of Verulamium Park shows clear signs of the Roman buildings below the surface. Bernards Heath, not to be outdone, has its own version, but indicating more recent history. The marks in the

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Oak Processionary Moth update

We reported on the Oak Processionary Moth last year, which can defoliate trees, especially oak. As far as we know, none have been seen on the Heath and the nearest outbreak was in Watford.  Contact with these moths should be

Posted in Safety, Trees, Wildlife

School Crossing Patrol wanted!

We are urgently looking for someone who would be interested in becoming the School Crossing Patrol for Bernards Heath Junior School The pay is £7.20 per hour (plus holiday pay and retainer).  If you are interested or would like further

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