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Only the Tories can keep the economy strong

Writers Richard Wood Last edited 08/05/15
Labour has tried to persuade us that they can manage Great Britain plc when the record in their last term in office proved the opposite

Pollen beetle threat has gone

Writers Kevin Attwood Last edited 08/05/15
Well, we are enjoying a very mixed spring. Certainly it is cold and late with the added twist of dominant high pressure bringing cold easterly winds and nightly frosts to the eastern coast of the country.

Dealing with bullies at school

Writers Sarah Calcutt Last edited 01/04/15
Christine Tacon, the groceries code adjudicator, has reassured suppliers that she has a duty to protecrt them when they are passing on information about supermarkets.

No future with grass weeds on heavy ground

Writers Kevin Attwood Last edited 01/04/15
Enough of politics and planning, spring has arrived albeit in fits and starts and farming is on the agenda.

The girls have surpassed themselves

Writers Alan West Last edited 01/04/15
What a lovely position to be in, the middle of March and lambing finished. With our first grandchild due to arrive between the 17 and 22 March this year, some decisions were made last autumn.

My exposure to chemicals is a worry

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 01/04/15
I hate to think how many hours of “occupational exposure” to glyphosate I have clocked up

Russia is such a basket case

Writers Elved Philips Last edited 01/04/15
Writing this on 23 March, I am pleased to say that we have at last seen the bottom of the wheat market.

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