Hinterland readers have a well established interest in hedgehogs – this article suggests they are less prevalent in rural England than many of us may like!
The nocturnal mammals were found at only 39% of sites surveyed.
Experts and volunteers set up tunnels baited with tinned sausages. Hedgehogs had to walk over ink [...]
I remember Neil Kinnock getting very excited just before an election when a poll predicted he had a lead and that all ended in tears. This “Scottish Play” is very hard to call however and I think it has made us reflect for the first time what a severed UK would look like.
Another fascinating spin on Local Government in terms of devolution arising from the referendum debate. Why though do the best writers on local government innovation persist with their city bias as this article suggests? At the LGA/RSN conference we had a really good series of examples of rural innovation (are you still reading [...]
Rural England has more than its fair share of people with dementia and this article gives much food for thought on the rural demographics which make the provision of a rural fair deal on health so difficult. It tells us:
If suffering from dementia wasn’t enough of a struggle, patients are also forced [...]
I’m with Andrew George MP for Penwith on this. This policy has iniquitous implications for rural England. The story tells us:
One of the Coalition’s most unpopular and punitive policies is finally on track for abolition, after Labour and the Liberal Democrats united to vote against the bedroom tax.
Mr George later admitted [...]
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