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  • Blog Post: Buckets Ahoy! Love Nature Week 2012 is here!

    So, what’s the best thing you can do with a bucket? Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been blogging about many of the creative things you can do with a bucket – make a life raft, fashion a lampshade, mould a giant Easter egg, or create a super-sized fat feeder (my personal favourite...
  • Blog Post: Bucket BBQ anyone?

    After many weeks of preparation, Love Nature Week 2012 kicks off today! And it’s the weather glorious for it? We’ve got buckets of sunshine, and sunshine coloured buckets. It’s all set to be a fantastic fundraising event. In the Midlands 74 volunteers will be heading out into the...
  • Blog Post: Love Nature Week: The final countdown...

    This week I’ve been busy counting. Counting volunteers, counting down days, and counting raindrops. Another thing I’m counting quickly at the moment is the seconds spent in the shower. Now that the infamous drought it upon us, folks in the south of England have been advised by water companies...
  • Blog Post: Buckets of Love!

    Many thanks to all of you who helped make Love Nature Week a great success this year. Over 600 of you stepped up and donated almost 2,200 hours of your time to take part in our street bucket collection. You collected over £35,600 in total! That’s fantastic news for wildlife. All the money...
  • Blog Post: Wet bank holiday ahead? Best make a life raft...

    The May Bank Holiday is on the horizon. That can only mean one thing – awful British weather! When I booked my cycling-camping adventure several weeks ago the weather forecast wasn’t predicting frost and flooding. You know how it is - a five minute burst of sun in March and you've...
  • Blog Post: Royal Tribute with help of a Royal(SPB) bucket

    Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Will and Kate) who are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today. Since we have the word “Royal” in our name then it is only fitting that the RSPB pays tribute to the happy occasion. What better than offering them a special...
  • Blog Post: How to make a super-sized fat feeder

    101 Things to Do with a Bucket: How to make a super-sized fat feeder It wouldn’t be a British bank holiday without a good bit of British weather – showers, low temperatures, cloud, more showers, ooh – 5 minutes of sunshine, then drizzle, and perhaps a bit of heavy rain. So rather...
  • Blog Post: Make your own Easter Egg

    In honour of the RSPB’s Big Yellow Fundraising Buckets, I’m writing a list of 101 Things to Do with a Bucket and I want your suggestions. Share them by posting a comment or Twittter #101buckets . Tweet me directly @RSPBMidlands Following on from the DIY super-sized Bird Feeder . Here’s...
  • Blog Post: Tigers, monkeys and bumblebees...

    Love Nature Week is on the horizon - the fundraising event is only one month away! Volunteers could find themselves as a tiger, monkey or even a bumblebee... Yesterday morning an exciting package arrived at the RSPB’s Midlands office in Banbury. It contained two furry new costumes – a...
  • Blog Post: Volunteer: Another bright idea...

    In honour of the RSPB’s Big Yellow Fundraising Buckets, I’m writing a list of 101 Things to Do with a Bucket and I want your suggestions. Share them by posting a comment or Twittter #101buckets . Tweet me directly @RSPBMidlands It’s been a busy week of buckets . I’ve had lots...