Saffron Walden: The Last 100 Million Years

17:00 05 February 2014

Gerald Lucy by the Newport Leper Stone

Gerald Lucy by the Newport Leper Stone

Archant

‘Saffron Walden: The Last 100 Million Years’ is an illustrated talk by Gerald Lucy starting at 8pm next Thursday (February 13) in St Mary’s Church Parish Room.

Mr Lucy is a local geologist and author of the popular book Essex Rock: A look beneath the Essex landscape. He will describe the evidence for Saffron Walden’s incredible journey through time from the hot ‘greenhouse’ earth at the time of the dinosaurs, to the intense cold of the most recent Ice Age.

The talk will be illustrated by fossils, many of which were found locally, and will be of particular interest to those with no previous knowledge of geology. £1 entry fee except for members of the Saffron Walden Initiative.

For more information contact Peter Riding on 01799 502355 or peter@riding.co.uk

0 comments

The policing precept is set to rise by 1.99 per cent, following approval by the Essex Police and Crime Panel.

Yesterday, 17:29
A hand-knitted booby hat similar to the one worn by the woman who was insulted in Tesco.

Knitters across the country are being called on to take up their needles in aid of a breast cancer campaign which has spread like wildfire in a matter of hours.

Yesterday, 12:53
Cllr Susan Barker and Adrian Cannard, Director of Strategy at the LEP, at Junction 8 of the M11.

One million pounds is to be spent on upgrading the M11 at Junction 8 over the next five years.

Yesterday, 10:44
A hand-knitted booby hat similar to the one worn by the woman who was insulted in Tesco.

Social media exploded last night (Wednesday) with an outpouring of support for a woman diagnosed with breast cancer.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Saffron Walden Reporter e-edition today E-edition

Most read stories

Most commented stories