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In the face of the cost-of-living crisis it can be a good idea to switch off your news feed or radio for a few hours or a few days. PHOTO: Vitaliy Shmidt/Pixabay

How to take control of ‘crisis’ talk

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by Alice Johnsen The ‘cost-of-living crisis’ is a label or tagline that flows off the page very easily. Wherever you look, there is reference to...
Elderberries provide amazing amounts of vitamin C, have quantities of anti-oxidants and are anti-inflammatory, and have been proved to help the body fight off some flu viruses. PHOTO: Rita-und-mit/Pixabay

Just the tonic for winter and spring

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I don’t know if it is going to be a very cold winter, but in the spring, I noticed the trees, particularly oak, laden...
The barn owl that was quartering her usual fields, stopping on a post every now and then to take stock photo: Kevin/Pixabay

Meditations in nature: Soundscapes to heal your thoughts

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by Dr Susie Curtin I have just returned from a sunset quest to see the barn owl and the two young foxes that live down...
In the First World War soldiers were said to have read maps in the trenches by the glow worms’ light

The worm that’s really a beetle…

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With the sheep happily grazing on brown dry stubble and munching through next winter’s hay, we have time to enjoy the field and reflect...
Boris Johnson at Wessex Internet with ex-Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries at the wheel PHOTOS: Simon Dawson/No 10 Downing Street

Johnson hails £5bn push for high-speed broadband

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Former Prime Minister visits Wessex Internet after it is awarded £6m contract Internet service provider Wessex Internet welcomed a VIP visitor when former Prime Minister...
NFU president Minette Batters

Farmers’ leader on energy support package

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New Prime Minister Liz Truss set our her energy support package for households and businesses last week. Responding to the announcement, NFU president Minette Batters...
Butternut squash and sweetcorn are combined in this colourful dish

Stars of the season combined

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by Rebecca Vincent In this colourful dish I’m combining two bright stars of the season, butternut squash and sweetcorn. Sweetcorn is a good source of vitamins...
Ultrasound scanning in farm vet work

Ultrasound scanning in farm vet work

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As farm vets out on the road, we carry our office and pharmacy with us in our vehicles. One bit of kit I will...
PHOTO: johnboyflash from Pixabay

Perfect weather for English wine growers

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by Barbara Cossins Most people think we Brits drink wine rather than produce it. Well, how wrong they are! Over the past decade this has changed...
Thick hedges are home to a huge variety and quantity of wildlife

Thick hedges are home to a huge variety and quantity of wildlife

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The long-awaited rain has given us to date three-quarters of an inch – well, it’s a start! Calving season has started – modern breeding has...