Slowing the Flow in Pickering

Slowing the Flow in Pickering

The Duchy of Lancaster is supporting the installation of new flood defences on its Pickering Estate in North Yorkshire. Plans put forward in 2013 for a £2m scheme designed to ‘slow the flow’ of floodwaters through Pickering are now nearing completion and include the creation of a new bund and control structure on Duchy land […]

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Barn Owl Success

Barn owl chicks have been found nesting at the Duchy’s Hanbury Grange property in Staffordshire for the second consecutive year. Two new chicks were discovered in the box two weeks ago by the Staffordshire Barn Owl Action Group, an organisation affiliated to the Wildlife Trust and who monitor more than 400 nest boxes across the […]

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