Society celebrates 100 years of Isle of Wight natural history and archaeology with royal greetings

Bill Shepard 98 cuts the IWNHAS centenary cake with Natalie Bone 18 - the oldest and youngest members of the society

Her Majesty sent her "warm good wishes" to the Society as it celebrated 100 years with speeches, presentations and a super cake!

Monday, 11th November, 2019 12:52pm

By Matthew Chatfield

Lack of suitable Isle of Wight hedges cancels annual hedgelaying competition

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If you know a landowner with a tall, even hawthorn hedge of 200m or longer that is not on a roadside, with a dry field for parking next to it, get in touch for 2020.

Monday, 21st January, 2019 9:30am

By Matthew Chatfield

Another successful hedgelaying contest: Report and photos

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This year the annual hedgelaying contest took place at Coombe Farm, Brighstone. OnTheWight has report and images from the day.

Monday, 26th February, 2018 11:48am

By Matthew Chatfield

2014 Hedgelaying Competition cancelled due to bad weather

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Due to adverse weather conditions, the 2014 Hedgelaying Competition has been cancelled.

Friday, 14th February, 2014 2:48pm

By Matthew Chatfield with one comment

Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competion 2012: Open For Entries

Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competion 2012: Open For Entries

Entries are open for the 2012 Hedgelaying Competition. Always good to watch even if you're not taking part.

Thursday, 9th February, 2012 3:51pm

By Matthew Chatfield

Annual Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competition Report

Annual Isle of Wight Hedgelaying Competition Report

Report from Saturday's hedgelaying competition

Tuesday, 1st March, 2011 5:02pm

By Matthew Chatfield