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Heritage Centre will not be beaten by vandals

Heritage Centre will not be beaten by vandals

The recent vandalism at Ruddington’s Great Central Railway, Nottingham, seems to me particularly cruel and mean-spirited. The heritage centre, run entirely by volunteers, had 112 windows of its old rolling stock smashed, with the damage estimated at £80,000. I know...

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Everyone wants my opinion. But is anyone listening?

Everyone wants my opinion. But is anyone listening?

I hadn’t actually ended the call to my insurers when the ‘follow-up’ customer services email dropped into my inbox: ‘How did we do today?’ My call to them was the annual last-minute admission that, no, I hadn’t found a better deal for my car because, yes, I’d again...

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Jesse saw my garden ghost too

Jesse saw my garden ghost too

I spotted her out of the corner of my eye – our garden ghost. No, really. I have seen and sensed her countless times. My husband and I accepted soon after we moved into our Ruddington home in Nottingham, 20 years ago this spring, that we would be sharing our space...

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A bit addicted to social media? Me too

A bit addicted to social media? Me too

The flatlands of Lincolnshire lend themselves to wonderful skies – and @LincsSkies is there to record them.I thought I was going to write about how horrible social media is, and how tired I am of the nasty, cruel and cynical comments I’m letting into my life.Pretty...

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