News archive - July 2013
Read the stories that were making our headlines in July 2013:
Rare illustrations of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends can be seen at Mottisfont from 13 July.
A group of green space guardians marking their silver jubilee, a red squirrel champion and a passionate birdwatcher are this year’s green heroes celebrated in our Octavia Hill Awards.
Rangers on the Farne Islands have spent three months surveying the puffin population and discovered an increase since the last census.
Gardeners have only two rules to follow when dealing with long periods of heat, according to our gardeners.
* water pots and herbaceous beds in the morning and evening only
* don’t panic into watering grass.
The future of Knole is now secure thanks to a confirmed grant of £7.75 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The grant forms part of a massive five-year project to repair and conserve the former Archbishop's palace and share its heritage with visitors.