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Keeping streams clear

by Lucy Care on 17 September, 2015

The pretty pink flowers of the Himalayan balsam are past their best, but the plant is ready to do its worst.  This invasive plant loves damp places and grows along most rivers and streams in Britain, squeezing out many native plants.  At this time of year the seed heads are ripening, ready to scatter their […]

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Fresh thinking

by Lucy Care on 17 March, 2015

As a councillor you’re not expected to be an expert on anything, but it is useful to be interested in loads of things.  A sort of Jack (or Jill) of all trades.  I find that this enables one to have a good overview of possibilities – and whether they are practical can be sorted out […]

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