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Monthly Archives: January 2019

How it works: Magnetic fishing and the hand grenade in a Wigston river

This is the magnet fishing line which pulled a hand grenade out of water near Wigston this week. As reported, the bomb squad was called in after two men found the unexploded device. Magnetic fishing is a relatively new hobby along the lines of treasure hunting. The aim is to retrieve metal objects lost in water. The magnets are strong …

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Angling: Anglers flock to Carr Mill Dam for charity match

Coming together to celebrate the ninth charity match in aid of cancer research, anglers from all over the region turned out for another big one on Carr Mill Dam on Sunday. This one has always been a favourite for me that brings everyone together, supporting the hard work of Paul Platt who carefully co-ordinates it all for a fantastic cause. …

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