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Swift response awaited

by Rod Kebble The air around the clocktower at Pierrepont Farm is now full of the sounds of nesting swifts. It is also not full of actual nesting swifts. At least, not yet. The sounds of birds starting families is being broadcast by a CD player through speakers installed last September, at the same time […]

Swift boxes to adorn clock tower from today

by Rod Kebble Breaking news: Tuesday 11th September should see the installation of swift boxes in the clock tower that disguises the feed silo in front of Pierrepont’s new dairy. CRT monitoring officer, Vince Lea, and CRT volunteer Brian Lavers will attempt to install the boxes and a set of speakers, probably by using a […]

Pierrepont’s dairy wins design award

by Rod Kebble Pierrepont Farm’s new dairy, opened last April by CRT trustee Zac Goldsmith MP, has won the Special Award for Rural Conservation from Waverley District Council, the local authority within whose boundaries it is situated. Accepting the prize — in the form of a glass brick — Robin Page, the chairman and a […]