Monthly Archives: June 2017


Have you ever found bats in a roof space and do you know who should be informed if you find them?

Bats are a protected species under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations (2010) and cannot be disturbed. If owners want to carry out any building works which might disturb any resident bats they would need permission from Natural England. Grey squirrels may also be found in roof spaces, particularly where surrounding trees give them [...]

2017-10-27T10:30:25+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

Japanese Knotweed

Some encouraging recent research has come to light about a project to introduce certain insects that weaken Japanese Knotweed. These tiny insects (psyllid) have been released into parts of the UK and do not appear to have any adverse affects on native species. More information is available about the project here: There has been [...]

2017-10-27T10:31:32+00:00 June 1st, 2017|