Scarborough hit hardest by ‘gull muggings’ – report

Scarborough hit hardest by ‘gull muggings’ – report

Scarborough hit hardest by ‘gull muggings’ – report Posted at09:10 A total of 22 people say they’ve been the victim of so-called “gull muggings” in North Yorkshire’s seaside towns this summer – with Scarborough hardest hit. Thinkstock New figures show 19 of the 22 reported “muggings” by seagulls between March and August this year took place in Scarborough. The figures are contained in a report due to go before Scarborough councillors next week. The report also shows: A further two reports of “gull muggings” came…

Read More

High Speed 2 vs Hyperloop: Elon Musk transport vision is faster, safer and cheaper

High Speed 2 vs Hyperloop: Elon Musk transport vision is faster, safer and cheaper

Elon Musk’s vision of a 760mph Hyperloop transportation system would be a cheaper and more efficient alternative to the UK government’s £52bn (€73.5bn, $82bn) plans for the HS2 high-speed railway between London and Birmingham, Hyperloop’s CEO has said. Source: High Speed 2 vs Hyperloop: Elon Musk transport vision is faster, safer and cheaper   George Medhurst an English inventor actually invented and patented this technology in 1810. http://www.ingenious.org.uk/site.asp?s=S2&DCID=10436310

Read More

Jo Cox dead: Read husband Brendan Cox’s statement in full

‘Jo would have no regrets about her life, she lived every day of it to the full’ Thursday 16 June 2016 from the Independent The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox has urged people to “fight against the hatred that killed her.” In a statement, Brendan Cox said: “Today is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. More difficult, more painful, less joyful, less full of love. I and Jo’s friends and family…

Read More

British Summer Fruits – Why polytunnels are used

British Summer Fruits – Why polytunnels are used

 Why polytunnels are used The British soft fruit industry, one of the few agricultural success stories of the last ten years, faces a crisis as moves are being made to prevent the use of the polytunnel. British-grown soft fruits, such as strawberries and raspberries, have become an important and successful rural business. Berries now represent the most important market in which UK fruit growers are involved. Sales in UK supermarkets of home-grown berries have increased…

Read More