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Are you part of the ignored majority?

Are you part of the ignored majority?

Are you part of the ignored majority?

02 March 2024

Columnist Allan Grey considers how the majority are often ignored, and the minority heard.


Children needed to dance

Children needed to dance

Children needed to dance

02 March 2024

Youngsters are being urged to step forward and get themselves tied up in a piece of their county’s history.


Opinions wanted on plan to bring back wild bears and wolves

Opinions wanted on plan to bring back wild bears and wolves

Opinions wanted on plan to bring back wild bears and wolves

28 February 2024

Details of a proposed wildlife park with bears, wolves and lynx will go on show in the coming days.

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‘Someone said the pub regulars would look good in a dress – and it’s for one in a million Dennis’

‘Someone said the pub regulars would look good in a dress – and it’s for one in a million Dennis’

‘Someone said the pub regulars would look good in a dress – and it’s for one in a million Dennis’

28 February 2024

A pub will be hosting a charity drag show to raise money for a hospice in memory of one of its regulars.


Pawcasso! Watch as rescue dogs paint masterpieces for charity auction

Pawcasso! Watch as rescue dogs paint masterpieces for charity auction

Pawcasso! Watch as rescue dogs paint masterpieces for charity auction

27 February 2024

A dog rescue charity’s creative canines have been set the challenge of painting portraits for a fundraising auction.


Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

26 February 2024

A group of swearing parrots have started to curb their bad language despite visitors encouraging their naughty behaviour.


Blond-haired Harry brings big smiles

Blond-haired Harry brings big smiles

Blond-haired Harry brings big smiles

25 February 2024

A miniature horse called Harry made sure there were no long faces to be seen.


Bankruptcy and disappearing acts – ways people avoid paying tax are revealed

Bankruptcy and disappearing acts – ways people avoid paying tax are revealed

Bankruptcy and disappearing acts – ways people avoid paying tax are revealed

24 February 2024

A council will write off £150,000 it is owed - and pocket £230 that someone overpaid.


Toddler Noah is talk of town supermarket every week

Toddler Noah is talk of town supermarket every week

Toddler Noah is talk of town supermarket every week

24 February 2024

A toddler is the talk of a town supermarket when he visits every week with his grandmother.

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This building can be all yours... for just £1

This building can be all yours... for just £1

This building can be all yours... for just £1

23 February 2024

A parish council is hoping to find a buyer for an unwanted building – at the cost of just £1.

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‘A vicar is needed to bring our community together – and I only go to church on holidays’

‘A vicar is needed to bring our community together – and I only go to church on holidays’

‘A vicar is needed to bring our community together – and I only go to church on holidays’

21 February 2024

A villager is calling for a full-time vicar and says he would fundraise to cover their salary, even though he admits to not being overly religious.

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Town to host huge event for a small-scale world

Town to host huge event for a small-scale world

Town to host huge event for a small-scale world

21 February 2024

Tiny tanks, dinky airliners and miniaturised railway scenes are on their way to a life-sized show.


Giant 4.5kg Toblerone has been sold

Giant 4.5kg Toblerone has been sold

Giant 4.5kg Toblerone has been sold

20 February 2024

The extra large 4.5 kilogram Toblerone bar has now been sold - after one customer rushed to the store five minutes before closure to buy it.


Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

20 February 2024

A self-confessed petrolhead’s luck was in when he won a classic Italian car after buying just two 38 pence raffle tickets.


Could you eat this giant 4.5kg Toblerone?

Could you eat this giant 4.5kg Toblerone?

Could you eat this giant 4.5kg Toblerone?

19 February 2024

Could you get your mouth around this? A whopping one of a kind chocolate bar which weighs 4.5 kilograms is now up for grabs.

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‘Old men should not wear shorts’

‘Old men should not wear shorts’

‘Old men should not wear shorts’

19 February 2024

A former English teacher will be reading from his first book at a Pint of Poetry evening.


‘South Haarland District Council’ says ‘relax’ about e-billing

‘South Haarland District Council’ says ‘relax’ about e-billing

‘South Haarland District Council’ says ‘relax’ about e-billing

16 February 2024

A district council has temporarily rebranded itself in honour of a Premier League striker to encourage residents to ‘get on the ball’ with e-billing.

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Sentimental chocolate ad inspires Valentine’s gifts

Sentimental chocolate ad inspires Valentine’s gifts

Sentimental chocolate ad inspires Valentine’s gifts

14 February 2024

A decades-old advertising campaign is helping to spread new joy this Valentine’s Day.


Have you had a ghostly encounter?

Have you had a ghostly encounter?

Have you had a ghostly encounter?

12 February 2024

An author wants to hear about all the local ghoulish goings on as he pens a book about untold ghost stories.


Salon offers novel additions with furry friend and car chair to encourage youngsters to have hair cut

Salon offers novel additions with furry friend and car chair to encourage youngsters to have hair cut

Salon offers novel additions with furry friend and car chair to encourage youngsters to have hair cut

10 February 2024

An eye-catching car-shaped seat – and a cute furry friend – are helping one salon to put children at ease when having their hair cut.


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