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Happy Meal (Pt12) Cheviot Return

Lower down in the Harthope Valley the vegetation grew thicker and we were accompanied to the sound of Willow Warblers.

Five foot high thistles proved to be the service station of choice for cabbage whites and bees. 11 more words

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Cheviot Return (Pt11) Dipper

We were losing height rapidly, but every so often Jim stopped to listen.

A babbling brook is a sound that feeds the soul.

Fresh water filtered by peat, illuminated by sunshine. 123 more words

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Cobourg first responders join awareness campaign on domestic violence

First responders in Cobourg are partnering with a shelter for victims of domestic violence on a new awareness campaign.

On Friday morning, officials launched the #SheCouldBe campaign, which aims to increase awareness and dialogue about the prevalence and impacts of domestic violence. 417 more words

Health

Two injured in two-vehicle collision south of Bewdley: OPP

Two people were sent to hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Hamilton Township on Thursday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Oak Ridges Drive and Tower Manor Road, south of Bewdley, around 4:15 p.m. 97 more words

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Pre-Raphaelites, Dragons and a Cabinet of Curiosity: A Visit to Wallington

Wallington is a beautiful William and Mary period country house in the Northumberland countryside – the house as seen today, including the beautiful big clock tower you walk underneath as you enter the grounds, was largely remodelled by Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, who had inherited the house from his party-loving and debt-ridden uncle, Sir William Blackett, in 1728. 875 more words

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The Cheviot (Pt9) Descent begins

Most walkers we met suggested mentioned their disappointment once they reached the summit.

Our experience was different.  Sure enough the views weren’t that special, but the paving slabs, peat and cotton grass were good company. 202 more words

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Campbellford Memorial Hospital closes operating rooms for remainder of July

Operating rooms at Campbellford Memorial Hospital will be closed for the remainder of July to address electrical and other issues.

The closure at the hospital, located 55 kilometres southeast of Peterborough, went into effect on Monday. 262 more words

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