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WAR AND PEAT – Sheffield’s Forgotten Weapon In The Great War

To read the articles from the Sheffield Star, Thursday 26th August 2013 edition. Click on the links below: Sheffield’s Forgotten Weapon In The Great War Wartime’s Healing Harvest

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To Frack Or Not Frack – The Shale Gas Debate

ENERGY PLAN FUELS GREAT DEBATE Ian Gives His Views On How Controversial Issue Of Fracking Could Affect Region To read the article in The Sheffield Star dated 15th August 2013, click on the link below: Sheffield Star Shale gas debate-1

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The Destruction of Sheffield’s Trees

A once green vista – how depressing to see – a friend’s comment Caring for our green spaces Removing ‘dangerous’ trees – several metres from the roadside Only time will tell………………….. The stacked timber The pigeon trees Sensitive site management … Continue reading

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Alien Invaders Tie Us In Knots

Britain’s countryside is threatened by green spreading plants that can cost you the earth. Tamara Hinson looks at what can be done to stop Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam. To view the article click on Metro article on invasive alien … Continue reading

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Battling The Spread Of Himalayan Balsam – Marines Now Called In

Scientists And Now The Military Are Battling The Spread Of Himalayan Balsam Please read the article in the Independent On Sunday: Himalayan Balsam & Invasive species

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War and Peat……. How Yorkshire’s Bogs Once Helped to Heal Heroes

Wetlands have played an important role in military history but Ian looks at their more healing harvest Go to War & Peat Yorkshire Post to read more……..

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Revealed: Secrets of a Wetland Lost & Forgotten

The Yorkshire countryside hasn’t always looked the way it does today. Ian Rotherham describes his search to discover a forgotten landscape. Visit  Lost Fens. Yorkshire Post. Wednesday April 10th 2013 p11 to read more about the lost wetlands of Yorkshire. To read the review in the Independent … Continue reading

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