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Home Security Tips For The Holiday Season

Summer holiday season is here, which means many of us will soon be busy planning, packing and digging out our passports. However, don't forget...
Phil Vickery Beef

Beef Simmered in Beer with Flat Mushrooms – Phil Vickery

By Phil Vickery This is a great winter dish and it’s so easy to cook. Just simmer and thicken, and there’s no need to worry...

NATIONAL INSECT WEEK 2014: East Yorkshire goes Insect Crazy

Yorkshire Waterways Museum is encouraging people to get up close to the insects living on its towpath nature trail on Saturday 28 June, as...

No Ordinary Photography Course

Patterdale Hall Adventure Learning Centre has teamed up with renowned local photographer Charlene Bell of Beyond Imagination Photography to develop a digital photography course....

Spring

By Margaret Taylor, Oswaldtwistle So happy are we now spring is here; The very first season of the year. Bluebells and daffodils, spring flowers galore, Are spread all...

Spring Drizzle

By Carol Cooper , Darwen Three frogs leave the water, Bent on juicy frogs to slaughter, (They enjoy the mist and damp). Drizzly evenings, light fails early, Yellow lamps...

Spring Forward

By Amanda Lacey, Rowville, Victoria Spring Forward! Banish monotonous winter With its greyness, drabness and grumpy impatience! Emerge from the womb, ripened and flourish Free at last from...

The Rites of Spring

By Arthur Ives, Rowville, Victoria The days lengthened and the warmth of spring replaced the cold, blustery, winter conditions. She marvelled at life’s miracles. Chicks cheeped beside their opened...

Spring Rains

By Rita Hodgson, Rowville, Victoria Winter had been long, cold, dry, And like ancient skin The land was parched and wrinkled. Grass had become sere, Fallen leaves skeletal, Dust was...

Hollingworth Lake

Jean M Mills, Isle of Scalpay It wasn’t made for us to play or people on their holiday, For boatmen gliding, winged with sails or rowers...