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by strapenddave
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: £120MILLION in old pound coins are still missing
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: £120MILLION in old pound coins are still missing

I'm pretty sure that a large number of them are in the fields used for the Glastonbury Festival.
by strapenddave
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: Abbreviations
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Abbreviations

Welcome to the hobby. The list of terms shown via this link will help https://regton.com/metal-detecting-glossary
by strapenddave
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: fake bomb detector man gets out of jail early
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Re: fake bomb detector man gets out of jail early

How come he is living in a smart expensive property if all he owns is a lawnmower? Probably stashed some money away in a secret account or signed over property ownership to his wife. Good rate of pay to stay in prison, less than 900 extra days for over £7M. That's over £7k per day. Personally, I thi...
by strapenddave
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Absurd levels of Compensation
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Absurd levels of Compensation

A couple who were found to have been wrongly arrested and detained for 36 hours for claims that they operated a drone over Gatwick Airport have been awarded £200k compensation. This appears to be an absurdly large sum for what they went through. Almost £6k per hour in detention. What can I do to get...
by strapenddave
Sat May 30, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Detecting
Topic: Lockdown rules easing
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Lockdown rules easing

With the easing of lockdown restrictions on outdoor group activities on Monday 1 June, groups of detectorists should be able to detect as long as they maintain social distancing. This should enable club digs to resume.
by strapenddave
Sun May 24, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: illegal metal detecting @ Castle Hill, Shaftesbury
Replies: 3
Views: 468

Re: illegal metal detecting @ Castle Hill, Shaftesbury

It looks more like a golfers divot hole.
by strapenddave
Fri May 15, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: cubes with inscriptions pulled from Coventry river
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: cubes with inscriptions pulled from Coventry river

Clearly not made of just lead if they were recovered using a magnet.
by strapenddave
Mon May 11, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Child Care
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Re: Child Care

Here is a picture of the UK Covid 19 lockdown measures.
by strapenddave
Mon May 11, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Child Care
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Child Care

If parents who cannot work from home are required to return to work from today, who is allowed to look after their young children, given that the schools are still closed?
by strapenddave
Tue May 05, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Drone operator finds previously undocumented fort
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: Drone operator finds previously undocumented fort

I've done something similar by looking for crop marks via Google Maps satellite images, with interesting results. See what I mean: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Huntworth+Business+Park,+Huntworth+Ln,+Bridgwater+TA6+6TS/@51.0951428,-2.9903464,123m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x487208fb84458f1f:0x1b...
by strapenddave
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Just returned home following
Replies: 43
Views: 7740

Re: Just returned home following

Take it easy mate. I'm sure the hammereds will still be there when you next venture out.
by strapenddave
Fri Oct 23, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Battle of Agincourt.
Replies: 4
Views: 2790

Re: Battle of Agincourt.

My family got its family crest and coat of arms as a result of my ancester John Wodehouse (family name now Woodhouse) being knighted at Agincourt for protecting the king who was under attack. I have a signet ring with the family crest on it that has been passed down through the family. The crest is ...
by strapenddave
Tue Oct 13, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Get Your Teeth Into The.....
Replies: 3
Views: 3291

Re: Get Your Teeth Into The.....

Yum Yum!
by strapenddave
Fri Oct 09, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: come on folks if you're near lincolshire.......
Replies: 14
Views: 6653

Re: come on folks if you're near lincolshire.......

Good luck guys. I'm proud of you.

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