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White Dirt Farm Application Arrives

Well, we knew it was coming and East Hants has received a planning application from Taylor Wimpey for White Dirt Farm. The application files are currently being checked to verify the application is valid and can be properly consulted on. 715 more words

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Horndean Suspected Arson Attack

At about 6:30pm on Tuesday 29th July, a large barn in Horndean containing 152 bales of hay caught fire. The Barn is on local Land Owners Kim O’Brien’s farm just to the East of the A3M. 526 more words

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Save Our Libraries

Kirklees Council have announced that they are considering the future of all but Huddersfield and Dewsbury Libraries. Jason spent the day visiting Lindley, Golcar, Marsden, Meltham, Honley and Holmfirth libraries to highlight the wonderful and invaluable service that they provide. 153 more words


Post-election blues

In June, I worked the polls for the first time, and in July, I agreed to work again for the run-off. With two days of experience, I’m no seasoned veteran, but I’ve gotten a glimpse of the workings that adds to my admittedly layman’s understanding of politics and elections . 483 more words

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Progressives in Susquehanna Valley Look to Unite

Susquehanna Valley Progressives are looking to establish a network or coalition to promote progressive values and move the region forward.  About a dozen progressives met on July 26 to discuss a vision for the region and priorities for moving forward. 20 more words

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Front-yard veges nurture a sense of community

At a recent dinner party, good friends of ours were complaining that they don’t have any real sense of community where they live. They don’t tend to talk to the neighbours, and don’t connect up with other locals, even when at the school gate waiting for their kids. 159 more words

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A Fitting Memorial for Horndean

This last Sunday saw the re-dedication of the War Memorial in Horndean following the installation of the new Goddess Nike which had been absent for 50 years following a freak car accident. 159 more words

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