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‘We’ll lose our countryside’ Fury on GB News as Eamonn Holmes defends British farmers

One farmer said it’s been the “perfect storm” in terms of declining pork prices and rising feed costs, as well as a “shortage of labour” also contributing to the mayhem. He also added that overweight pigs can lead to fines and prolonged wait times to have animals processed. “There you go,” Eamonn said as the […]

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UK

Quiet Kent neighbourhood hit by massive fire as thick black smoke rips through countryside

Dramatic pictures show thick plumes of black smoke billowing across the sky on the island off the northern coast of Kent, towards Brambledown. Multiple fire engines are at the scene. Kent has been hit with a number of wildfires, with at least six fires tearing through the fields and land across the county since the beginning of […]

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Travel

Escape to the Oxfordshire countryside with a stay at Mollie’s Motel & Diner

With abroad holidays costing more and more each year, many are turning to staycations here in the UK. Whether staying for a night or a week, Mollie’s Motel & Diner in Oxfordshire, situated just off the A420 road, is perfect for all types of stays. As I drove to the site, the bright red Mollie’s […]

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Science

Wind turbines dubbed ‘aliens’ that ‘blight’ the British countryside as efficacy questioned

Onshore and offshore wind farms generated as much as 24 percent of the UK’s electricity in 2020, enough to supply 18.5 million homes, according to the Government. However, Tory leadership hopeful and former Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged to “scrap” outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to relax a ban on onshore wind farms. He […]

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UK

Countryside crime rate rockets as farmers see increase in thefts

Thieves have returned to raid the ­ countryside after a fall in offences over the last two years, at a cost of £40.5million. The annual Rural Crime Report said farm vehicles are the top target for organised gangs while Land Rover Defenders, quad bikes and trailers are being stolen in record numbers. Cattle rustling is […]

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Weird

Collect today 15kg of garbage. Total is 1335kg. Some bad people dump a lot of plastic near my countryside home. Your Cleaning Guy.

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Science

Wild bison released into Kent countryside – video

Wild bison have returned to the UK for the first time in thousands of years. Three bison were released into the Kent countryside, in the hope that their natural behaviour will transform a dense commercial pine forest into a vibrant natural woodland. Thriving woodlands also absorb more carbon, helping to tackle the climate crisis. Global […]

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Finance

The Communist missionaries spreading the party gospel in the Chinese countryside

Sherry Shang could have taken a comfortable job in media after graduating from a top university with a masters degree in journalism last June, but instead the 25-year-old headed for a tiny village in Hunan province where she enforces Covid-19 regulations and signs up locals to join the Chinese Communist party. The Tsinghua University graduate […]

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Celebrities

Holly Willoughby shares rare glimpse of stunning countryside childhood home

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby recently gave shared a glimpse of her countryside childhood home on social media as she celebrated her dad’s 70th birthday Source link

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Science

The city FEEDS the city and FERTILIZES the countryside: sustainable food production

The circular and sustainable food production system of the future is already here. FaaS – Farming as a Service has been launched in Sweden through ICA Maxi in Sundsvall Modern technology makes it possible to grow vegetables and fish in closed systems. This means that production can get closer to consumers. We now have the […]