Ideas and questions

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Garden Bird Cafés

Garden Bird Cafés

Weird as it may seem (non-fiction often is), those lively and tuneful; ‘warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings’ (WordWeb), that we invite into our gardens (by providing them with free fast food and drink), are descended from DINOSAURS. Yes, it’s true! Not all dinosaurs went extinct. 65 million years on read more…

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Well you could take your crop to your nearest apple pressing event; there are several that happen around the county of Wiltshire during October and November. Or You could invest buying or hiring equipment and organise an event yourself. What do you need? • Apples – cookers and eaters • People • Some method of read more…

How to post your news on Our Community Matters

How to post your news on Our Community Matters

This short tutorial will show you how to register and post news on your new community news site – Our Community Matters. It is easy to register and add news to our new community blog and it will give you a platform to broadcast your news to the wider world.  What is not to love read more…

Dog Litter Supplement

Dog Litter Supplement

In this dog poo item we briefly point out: (1) Diseases (associated with dog excrement), (2) Disposal (best practice), (3) Environmental Protection Act 1990: (1) Diseases Dog faeces are one of the most common carriers of at least the following infestations/diseases: Heartworms Hookworms Roundworms Tapeworms Whipworms (Do have your dog wormed regularly.) Campylobacteriosis Cryptosporidiosis Corona read more…

Dog Litter 2

Dog Litter 2

Case Study – Maiden Bradley Village. . . According to the Flush Doggy Poop Calculator, a 40-pound dog will generate over 250 pounds of waste in one year. If 25% of rural households field a dog (conservative estimate) and 20% of dog owners (come on, be honest) don’t scoop their dog’s poo…well, let’s try the read more…