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Woman becomes stuck in quarry after attempting to rescue stricken sheep

Woman becomes stuck in quarry after attempting to rescue stricken sheep

Now, the RSPCA is urging well-meaning members of the public to avoid putting themselves in danger in order to rescue animals. The woman and her partner had gone to a disused limestone quarry at Ilston on the Gower Peninsula, Wales, after seeing a Facebook post about the ewe, which had become stranded there on a …

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‘I never considered doing anything else’

– Advertisement – Veterinary student That’s Farming editor, Catherina Cunnane, in conversation with veterinary student, Heather King (22) from Co Armagh, in this week’s Student Focus. We discuss her farming roots, life-long desires to become a vet, student life at University of Nottingham and plans once she graduates. “My family has been farming for four …

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Guest opinion: Correcting the Booth Heights narrative

A significant misconception within our community needs to be addressed regarding the proposed development of workforce housing in East Vail. The recent Vail Town Council meeting where the town ultimately voted to begin condemnation proceedings drew an impressive crowd of community members, including Vail Resorts employees, homeowners and citizens concerned for the welfare of bighorn …

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Adopt a pet: Guinea pigs, rabbits available at animal shelter

If you’re Looking to adopt a guinea pig from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Animal Care and Control shelter, you’ll need to wait until next week to fill that cage. The shelter had a run on guinea pigs over the past two months. About 20 were adopted, spokeswoman Melissa D. Knicely told The Charlotte Observer. A mom …

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Texas Airbnb hosts in rural counties earned over $115 million in 2021

Airbnb says it has hosts in more rural areas than ever before as people’s habits changed during the pandemic. to Airbnb’s own data, domestic nights in rural areas booked by US guests grew 110% in 2021 compared with 2019. In total, rural county hosts in the whole country according to over $3.5 billion last year. …

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🌱 North Fork Daily: Baby Formula + Black Sheep Bagels+ Lions Help

Hello, North Fork neighbors and friends! Top in the news today, lawmakers acted Wednesday to address a critical infant formula shortage that has left parents nationwide desperately searching to find the food needed to feed their babies. Also, a new bagel store is coming to the spot where Scoops & Grinds was located. And we’d …

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NSW town Weilmoringle prepares to be cut off for winter, as rain replaces drought and closes roads

A rural town is preparing to spend much of winter isolated, with the wet weather in NSW and Queensland predicted to cut off the community for an extended period. Key points: Weilmoringle is frequently cut off when it rains or rivers flood However, for most of the past 20 years it has been in devastating …

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‘I was dog-tired but exhilarated’: hiking the UK’s Coast to Coast route | United Kingdom holidays

Lying back on the grass, I exhaled for what seemed like the first time in 18 months. I was miles away from civilisation and a world away from the long days of solo lockdown in my London flat. Now I was alone again, but in happier circumstances. I could hear faraway sheep and feel a …

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Douglas Bunker Obituary (2022) – Harriston, ON

On May 17 2022 a life well-lived and admired drew to a close. The many, and diverse, chapters of Doug Bunker’s life commenced March 23 1928. The intervening years were replete with grace, warmth, wit, humility, integrity, calm, laughter and just the right amount of mischievousness. Doug was always active physically, socially and intellectually and …

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