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Birds get up at sunrise and eat every ripe berry, says Sally Gregson PHOTO: Mike/ Pixabay

Get set now for fruitful harvest

By Sally Gregson. The sight of soft red fruit ripening in the sun is as mouth-watering – or beak-watering – to any passing bird as...
It’s easy to construct a fruit-cage with treated timber and fine-grade wire mesh

Time is right to build your fruit cage

By Sally Gregson. After such a dry summer when every bird and small mammal seemed intent on eating anything juicy, be it strawberries, raspberries or...
Acreman St Antiques thinks this L S Lowrey signed print could sell for £200-£300

Lowry signed print for sale

ACREMAN St. Antiques has more than 800 lots on offer today (Friday, November 25) including nearly 300 lots of jewellery. The sale also features furniture,...
This George I walnut and laburnum inlaid chest on stand is estimate to make £300-£500

All set for bumper Christmas auction

CLARKE’S Auctions at Semley is preparing for its bumper Christmas sale to be held from Wednesday to Friday 28-30 December and is expecting more...
Ken Huggins on behalf of the Green Party in North Dorset

Making farming fit for the future

With Putin’s warmongering having further exposed the fragility of the world’s food supply, it is worth reflecting on another Vladimir, Lenin, who wrote over...
Andrew Murrison

Great to meet veterans in Falklands

Following my return to the MOD as Minister for Defence People, I had a pierhead jump to the Falklands to represent the Government at...
Conservative MP for North Dorset Simon Hoare

Remembrance and the generation gap

Many of us gathered around a war memorial during the commemoration of Remembrance Sunday. You may have laid a wreath, said a prayer or...
Conservative MP for West Dorset Chris Loder

Positive step on pumps petrol pricing

The last two weeks have been busy in the House of Commons. During Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday 9 November, I asked the Prime...
Mike Chapman on behalf of Liberal Democrats across the Blackmore Vale

It looks like a long, hard road ahead

That Autumn Statement warrants a word or two. Whether or not it is necessary medicine, the casualties will be ordinary people in ordinary households suffering...
Greg Williams, on behalf of Dorset Labour

An exercise in smoke and mirrors

On first glance, the budget – AKA Autumn Statement – wasn’t as bad as many people feared. As I wrote in my previous column, the...