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by Son of the sands
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: "Green Waste" Issues
Topic: Cable waste
Replies: 5
Views: 6130

Cable waste

One of our farms does have a green waste issue, but before he covered it in the recycled junk there were a few fields where we dug some chopped up cable. He reckons it was from some horse bedding he got from a local stables a few years ago. I went on one of the fields today and dug this lot. It give...
by Son of the sands
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Landowner unhappy after discovery
Replies: 9
Views: 5470

Landowner unhappy after discovery

Apparently been left well out of pocket. This is not good news and could put some landowners off allowing access to land if they fear a large bill for "exciting" discoveries.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-39106514

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by Son of the sands
Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Roman altar stolen from Cumbrian museum.
Replies: 5
Views: 4633

Roman altar stolen from Cumbrian museum.

Unbelievable that someone could wrench it off it's stand and get out with it in broad daylight.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-33961585
by Son of the sands
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Gold coins stolen
Replies: 2
Views: 2713

Gold coins stolen

7 gold coins worth £160,000 stolen from a house.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-28806746
by Son of the sands
Sat Jun 15, 2013 1:12 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Unbelievable
Replies: 10
Views: 4934

Unbelievable

Blackadder actor Tony Robinson has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours on a list that also includes his co-star Rowan Atkinson.

He is recognised for his public and political work.

WTF??????

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22904807
by Son of the sands
Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Aurora Alert
Replies: 22
Views: 11422

Re: Aurora Alert

I was driving back from Glasgow to Blackpool one night and saw all these strange lights in the sky, didn't connect it at the time. It wasn't till I got home that I saw on the news that the aurora was visible that night.
by Son of the sands
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Bronze Age hoard from Berwick
Replies: 12
Views: 6751

Bronze Age hoard from Berwick

A metal-detecting novice who unearthed an "extremely important" hoard of Bronze Age artefacts has said his discovery was due to "sheer luck".

Full story
by Son of the sands
Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Joan of Arc was part cat
Replies: 11
Views: 6393

There was also a lucrative trade in flammable cats...

"In medieval Europe it was common practice to throw black cats into the pyres of supposed witches."
by Son of the sands
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Joan of Arc was part cat
Replies: 11
Views: 6393

Joan of Arc was part cat

Bones thought to be the holy remains of 15th Century French heroine Joan of Arc were in fact made from an Egyptian mummy and a cat, research has revealed.

Full story
by Son of the sands
Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: ARCHIVE MATERIAL
Topic: Geoff Gray - Book of Condolence
Replies: 68
Views: 53909

So sorry to hear of your sad loss Gordon and Rosemary. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.
by Son of the sands
Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: Tokens
Topic: Provincial Tokens
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

Provincial Tokens

Good article on Provincial Tokens. Thanks to Tula for the link.

http://www.predecimal.com/p9tokens.htm
by Son of the sands
Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Scottish, Irish
Topic: Scottish Coinage
Replies: 0
Views: 1589

Scottish Coinage

Good article on Scottish coinage. Thanks to Tula for the link.

http://www.predecimal.com/p12scottish.htm
by Son of the sands
Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: Tudor, Stuart
Topic: Early Milled Coinage
Replies: 0
Views: 1479

Early Milled Coinage

Good article on Early Milled coinage. Thanks to Tula for the link.

http://www.predecimal.com/p7early_milled.htm

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