We would like to inform the local community that Westland Barton are currently lambing their Castlemilk Moorit ewes on the Kilkhampton Common. The first few lambs have been born and are doing well. As with all breeds having a lamb to protect can be a stressful time, but more so with the Castlemilk as they are a more primitive breed and easily disturbed. We would appreciate it if dogs and noise can be controlled or kept to a minimum during this time.
First a polite request to all dog owners. Dog mess on the footpaths is becoming an increasing problem. Given that walking with the dog is one of our own favourite activities, the last thing we want to do is to place restrictions on dog owners using the Common. However, a recent environmental study reveals that the dog mess is now becoming a problem. Continue reading “Kilkhampton Parish News – Summer 2014”