How to stop city breaks killing our cities

basiczto/Shutterstock Xavier Font, University of Surrey Can’t wait to pack your bags and head off on holiday again? It used to be that people would look forward to a long […]

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Fridge-Freezer warning after Grenfell Fire

This comes from Which? Following the Metropolitan Police Service’s statement that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire in North […]

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Is Glastonbury really running out of headliners?

Adam Behr, Newcastle University Controversy around the Glastonbury line-up, given the vagaries of the British weather, is an even more reliable feature of the festival calendar than photographs of mud […]

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When cows attack: how dangerous are cattle and how can you stay safe around them?

Curious? Or dangerous? Shutterstock Carri Westgarth, University of Liverpool and Marie McIntyre, University of Liverpool A well-respected retired academic was recently trampled to death by cattle while walking in Oxford. […]

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How to build the perfect sandcastle – according to science

Now you can do it too. Matthew Bennett, Author provided Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University Whether we prefer water sports or relaxing with a good book, the humble sandcastle is […]

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Your dog has a better memory than a chimpanzee

Claudia Uller, Kingston University Any dog owner will tell you how smart they think their dog is. What we usually think of as smartness in dogs is measured or observed […]

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Why both teens and teachers could benefit from later school start times

Maybe a good idea, but the impact on kids like me (who liked to get up early) would be more negative.   Why both teens and teachers could benefit from […]

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Bude Independent Theatre inaugural meeting

By Lynda Savory: Our Open Meeting on the 16th June was a great success, with almost 40 people of all ages in attendance. We were thrilled at the enthusiasm shown […]

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What do you know about Carlton Blyth?

So, what does anyone know about Carlton Blyth? Buried at St Michael’s.

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