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Beverley Lass

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  1. https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1282729/comet-swan-how-to-see-watch-green-comet-swan-uk-flyby-tonight
  2. Drat, got my 'tatties' well nipped last night. Woke to a white ground frost, brrrrr.
  3. We seem to have escaped a frost here. 6° C temp. first thing. A relief re. our young plants / veg . B.
  4. Former BBC Watchdog presenter and campaigning journalist Lynn Faulds Wood has died at the age of 72. A statement from her family said she died peacefully on Friday, "having suffered a massive stroke last night and a subsequent bleed on the brain". The cancer campaigner was best known for hosting the consumer investigation programme from 1985 to 1993, alongside her husband John Stapleton. She was diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer while working the show.
  5. 'The Cat' .. what a sad day. One of my childhood footie heroes.
  6. Awww, Sir Stirling Moss has died aged 90. What a legend !
  7. THE legendary Lean On Me singer Bill Withers has died at age 81. The singer, who also wrote Lovely Day and Ain't No Sunshine has died from heart complications, his family announced today. Such great songs. RIP.
  8. I think I just lost the will to live ! Understandable, but such a sad thing.
  9. Ooo goodo, thanks. I will try tonight though its looking cloudy. *This thread should be in Science perhaps ?
  10. Ooo I missed this, I would love to see them. Had a fab view of the ISS recently though. :)
  11. Hi all, High pressure of 1042 according to my barometer. Only 5.5 C temp and a stiff breeze. Seeing more graupel and snow flakes than all through the winter ! Brrrrr .
  12. This year's Tour de Yorkshire has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The sixth edition of the race had been scheduled to take place across the county from 30 April to 3 May. Dates are being looked at for the event to be staged later on in the year.
  13. Tut, just after we cancelled ours and were told we had to pay for a full month before that cancellation takes effect.
  14. An infectious disease expert who has been advising Boris Johnson and the government is now self isolating after developing symptoms of coronavirus. Confirming the news on Twitter, Professor Neil Ferguson said that coronavirus is rife in Westminster. Ferguson, the director of J-IDEA and the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, posted on Wednesday: “Developed a slight dry but persistent cough yesterday and self isolated even though I felt fine. Then developed high fever at 4am today.” “There is a lot of Covid-19 in Westminster,” he added. HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media WWW.HUFFINGTONPOST.CO.UK
  15. I wouldn't have thought many can actually 'work from home' in reality.
  16. I have a decent stock of Anadin too, but wasn't sure if the Aspirin part (anti-inflammatory) was a good thing ? I know some medics are advising against Ibuprofen.
  17. Roy Hudd, actor and comic entertainer has passed away at age 83
  18. Awww, the Irish pubs to close for two weeks, even over St Patrick's day
  19. Does anyone know if the staying at home for the over 70' will be an advisory thing or a strict law ?
  20. That was my first thought, aren't the infected or likely infected meant to be kept away from the GP surgeries. Wonder if they can set up an isolated room for such testing ?
  21. Covid-19 testing expanded to monitor virus spread WWW.BBC.CO.UK Surveillance testing is extended at GP surgeries but there is no routine testing of people with minor symptoms. A piece here on the BBC page if that adds anything.
  22. 10 further Deaths reported in England
  23. May Local elections and Mayoral elections postponed until next year
  24. UK government's coronavirus advice – and why it gave it | World news | The Guardian WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM The action plan’s recommendations differed significantly from measures imposed in other countries Seems a decent round up
  25. People 'shed' coronavirus early, but most likely not infectious after recovery WWW.STATNEWS.COM The study, from scientists in Germany, could provide key information that public health officials have been lacking in their response to the outbreak. This is interesting about viral shedding *lessening* after 5 days ...
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