Rare ice formation spotted at National Trust’s Buckland Abbey

Hair ice, a rare type of ice formation, was spotted at Buckland Abbey recently. This formation is where the presence of a particular fungus in rotting wood produces thin strands of ice which resemble hair or candy floss.

Area ranger, James Robbins, says: ’I am very excited to have come across hair ice on the estate and to photograph this rare weather phenomenon. The conditions...

Spaces available in Community Football Leagues

There is just one space left in the official Plymouth 6-a-side league and teams are urged to sign up soon.

The league is held at Devonport High School For Boys on Sunday and runs throughout the year. There are also leagues on Monday and Thursday at the same venue.

All matches are refereed by a qualified official and all the equipment is provided.

Leisure Leagues donates...