The fifth Ossett Beercart Festival will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June 2018 at the Town Hall in Ossett Town Centre. The Ossett Beercart is an annual event, organised by Wakefield Morris Dancers, in aid of Wakefield Hospice.
According to research by the University of Maryland, published in Nature, scientists have developed a new “super wood”, which is 10 times stronger than normal wood, making it a potential substitute for steel and other materials.
Blue Monday, the most miserable day of year is behind us, and the daylight hours are getting longer but there is still plenty cold weather to come so now is the time to restock on firewood and logs – and do as the Danish do – by practising the art of Hygge.
Winter is the time we most need to look after our precious indigenous and visiting bird populations – so stock up on bird feed and bird care products at your nearest Centre, to help them through the coming cold snap! The 14th of February is also the start of the 21st annual National Nest Box Week, when people across Britain are encouraged to put up a nest box and provide a family home for our birds.