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04 Jun 2019
The Inland Waterways Association is launching its Pull Snap Stomp campaign which aims to stamp out the spread of Himalayan balsam along river and canal banks.  Himalayan balsam is a non-native, invasive plant species that can be found along the banks of the UK’s waterways. It grows so quickly that it crowds out native wildflowers and takes over large swathes of ground. Growing up to three metres...
09 Aug 2016
     Sightings of Subarus out in here in the sticks are pretty regular. The farming fraternity, the horsey types, and the catch it, kill it and (not necessarily always) eat it brigade seem to love them, drawn in perhaps by the Japanese manufacturer’s enviable reputation for reliability, near legendary ruggedness, and of course the all-important four wheel-drive. An aged Subaru Legacy, Forester,...
22 Feb 2016
   One look at what’s parked on your local High Street is probably all it takes to tell you that SUVs (that’s Sports Utility Vehicles) are proving rather popular these days. So popular in fact that for the first time, last year, sales of small and mid-sized SUVs, be they four–wheel drive or just those just pretending, out-sold hatchbacks. SUV registrations rose 24% in 2015 to 3.2 million, and it...
Countrywide Farmers
27 Aug 2015
Countrywide Farmers plc, the UK’s largest rural retailer, has announced a new store set to open in Shrewsbury later this month. The new store will be located at Sundorne Retail Park and will be creating 20 new jobs in the area. On Saturday 12th September, a new Countrywide store will be having its grand opening at Sundorne Retail Park in Shrewsbury; with various family-orientated events planned...
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