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Daily Archives: October 7, 2019

Angling Direct opens latest store | Insider Media

Fishing tackle and equipment retailer Angling Direct has opened a new store in Nottingham. The latest addition brings the company’s UK-wide estate to 27 stores. The Nottingham branch was previously occupied by Majestic Wines and spans 4,500 sq ft. Chief executive Darren Bailey said: “We are very excited to have opened our Nottingham store, which is set in a very …

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Why YouTubers are going mad for a Victorian cook’s pigeon pie (with claws included)

Cookery videos on YouTube are as numerous as poppies in the Prince of Wales’s wildflower meadows. But the site’s latest star isn’t a lissom vegan or a genial hipster with a muscular way with bone marrow, but a stoutly corseted party in a print frock. In the late 19th century, Avis Crocombe was the cook at Audley End house, a …

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Peregrine Falcon covered in oil rescued from Caldey Island

A Peregrine Falcon covered in oil has been rescued from Caldey Island off the Pembrokeshire coast. The bird of prey was found by a part-time resident of the island last weekend. Caldey Island has a population of approximately 40 residents, and is home to varying numbers of Cistercian monks. The falcon was returned safely to Tenby, and collected by RSPCA …

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