Category Archives: Mere Stones

Gerry Nichols

Gerry Nichols has lived near the Downs nearly all his life. On retiring he began researching the history of the Downs from the minutes of the Downs Committee since 1861, and he knows everything there is to know about how … Continue reading

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Mandy Leivers

Mandy Leivers is the Avon Gorge and Downs Biodiversity Education Officer. She runs walks, talks and children’s events, and works with a variety of organisations including the Zoo where she is based. She draws on a huge knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Clifton and Durdham Downs

[audio: /wp-content/uploads/2011/12/mere_stones.mp3] The Downs are composed of two separate areas – but how are they divided.? Gerry Nichols, a keen historian of the Downs, gives a description, whilst Mandy Leivers finds mere stones. Transcript: Gerry Nichols: My personal memories are … Continue reading

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