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Bilton Conservation Group was founded by local residents on 19th May 1982 to protect and maintain the rural environment of this, the oldest part of Harrogate.

All is well in the garden, despite the rain

It has finally stopped raining. So I took the opportunity to check and clean around my bird feeders before the rain returned. The feeders have been well used. My most frequent visitors are Goldfinches, Blue, Coal and Great Tits and a couple of male and female Bullfinches.

Scouts give a helping hand in cleaning up the nidderdale greenway

A major clean up by local scouts resulted in nearly 40 black bin bags of rubbish being collected from a popular footpath.

The Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts Association helped the Bilton conservation Group to clear rubbish from the Greenway near Ripley Castle.