Marks & Spencer grouse sales on hold

Marks & Spencer has announced that it will not be stocking red grouse this season. The retailer told The Times that it will resume stocking the bird once it has…

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Could you take your city job to the countryside?

An internet connection is all you need, says Alasdair Mitchell. Whilst rural broadband speeds don't facilitate working from rural settings, satellite broadband could be good enough.


How to choose a cartridge for pest contol

Choosing a cartridge for pest control can be a minefield. The main problem is that the word “pest” covers a multitude of sinners, from the grain-gobbling rat to the poult-pinching…

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Pest control with an airgun

What do you do when grey squirrels, rats and corvids are robbing nests of eggs? You get out the airgun - and you lay in wait, as Mat Manning explains