Category Archives: Leisure

Password expert regrets past advice

The author of an influential guide to computer passwords says he now regrets several of the tips he gave. Bill Burr had advised users to change their password every 90 days and to muddle up words by adding capital letters, … Continue reading

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Cool tips for summer pets

Apply sun block to pets with short white fur, particularly on ears and the tops of noses as they are the most prone to sunburn. Use a product suitable for babies. Ensure your pets – cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs … Continue reading

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Come in for a coffee

Every Friday from 10.00am to 12.00pm the village hall is throwing open its doors and inviting you in to the Friday Café for coffee, tea and cake. Drop in for a few minutes and find out what’s happening. We can’t … Continue reading

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Pregnant or got a little one (up to walking)?

Pregnant or got a little one (up to walking)? Find groups too busy with a baby? Come and join us for Bumps! Great place to meet other mums and safe space for babies.     Visiting professionals too… doulas, sling … Continue reading

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21 things air crew wish passengers didn’t do

We all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people. If you have any sympathy for your flight attendants, who, day in and day out, are privy to some of the most extreme human behaviour, … Continue reading

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‘Wild swimming’ – don’t assume it’s safe

Can you imagine trying to swim in clingfilm? When you enter outdoor water, your muscles will tighten, contort and paralyse causing you to drown – silently. Drowning is the third highest cause of accidental death among children in the UK. One … Continue reading

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Create a wildlife sun-bed in your garden

Create a warm and safe hotspot, providing a place for slow-worms and lizards to warm themselves in safety. Reptiles are cold-blooded creatures that need to use the heat of their environment to become active – especially on our chilly British … Continue reading

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