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Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Well you could take your crop to your nearest apple pressing event; there are several that happen around the county of Wiltshire during October and November. Or You could invest buying or hiring equipment and organise an event yourself. What do you need? • Apples – cookers and eaters • People • Some method of read more…

Car costing too much to repair?

Car costing too much to repair?

Do you own a vehicle that you want to sell or get rid of? Then please donate it to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association through Giveacar! Giveacar is a non-profit fundraising organisation that raises money for UK charities by scrapping and selling old cars. They provide a FREE nationwide service which: Arranges collection read more…

Dead Battery Blues?

Dead Battery Blues?

This winter why not take the plunge and buy a battery charger and a second car battery? Keep your old battery (as spare) charged up and NEVER travel without it in the boot (with appropriate spanners). A spare car battery is also handy for those freezing mornings when you find your fitted car battery is read more…

Garden Bird Cafés

Garden Bird Cafés

Weird as it may seem (non-fiction often is), those lively and tuneful; ‘warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings’ (WordWeb), that we invite into our gardens (by providing them with free fast food and drink), are descended from DINOSAURS. Yes, it’s true! Not all dinosaurs went extinct. 65 million years on read more…

How to post your news on Our Community Matters

How to post your news on Our Community Matters

This short tutorial will show you how to register and post news on your new community news site – Our Community Matters. It is easy to register and add news to our new community blog and it will give you a platform to broadcast your news to the wider world.  What is not to love read more…