News archive from 1 September 2018, page 11

Grouse is the bird of the moment

Grouse is the bird of the moment

Jamie Scott, chef patron of The Newport, reveals why he thinks grouse is so great This month I would like to talk about what, in my opinion, is the pride of the game of season: grouse. First up, I’ll tell you a little about the Glorious Twelfth as...

 
Food blog: Rachel Rowley of Ballintaggart Farm, Grandtully

Food blog: Rachel Rowley of Ballintaggart Farm, Grandtully

Rachel, husband Chris and her brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm in Grandtully. Harvest time It’s harvest time, the transition of late summer merging into autumn, the season of back to school and digging out jumpers and returning to a more...

 
The Giddy Goose, Dundee (39/50)

The Giddy Goose, Dundee (39/50)

There are so many elements that go into making a restaurant good enough to return to, especially in a city like Dundee which is building in vibrance and energy all the time. The new generation of customers are no longer satisfied with food they have...

 
Time to teach our kids that an active lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle

Time to teach our kids that an active lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle

I remember my daughter’s first bike race. She was four years old, and we had travelled up to Carrbridge where the local club had organised a youth Dirt Crit mountain bike race. Around 80 other youngsters lined up at the start in the pouring rain. The...

 
English whisky deserves a place in the history books

English whisky deserves a place in the history books

I suspect that to the purists, English whisky sounds a bit of a historic oxymoron. Yet in the late 19th Century, England boasted four official whisky distilleries and there would have been many more illicit ones in barns and garrets. The four official...

 
A stitch in time: Newport-on-Tay immortalised in tapestry

A stitch in time: Newport-on-Tay immortalised in tapestry

A lovingly stitched tapestry has captured the Fife village of Newport-on-Tay for posterity, discover Caroline Lindsay When retired history teacher Mairi Shiels was having a clear-out before a house move, she came across a newspaper cutting she’d kept...

 

Mum launches food bank and community hub in Ribbleton

0 Have your say Knowing only too well the financial pressures families face, Tracie Kavanagh is taking the bull by the horns. The 31-year-old, of Ribbleton, is inviting people to grab some food and have a chat at Sion Park Community Hub, in Longridge...

 

Beverley Road shopkeeper tries to hide illegal stash - but not very well

A Beverley Road shopkeeper tried to stash thousands of pounds worth of illegal cigarettes in his store - behind a fake fuse box. Badran Said, 42, ran One Pound Plus in the main Hull street, but was caught out when sniffer dogs turned up at the store...

 
Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho 'puts a price on Paul Pogba' in preparation for Barca swoop

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho 'puts a price on Paul Pogba' in preparation for Barca swoop

Pogba has his head turned by the Catalan outfit over the course of the summer transfer window. While no bid ever materialised, Barca are highly likely to test Manchester United’s resolve in January. The Red Devils’ season has got off to a bad start...

Daily Star, 08:13 in Sport
 

How you could save (and make) money in your sleep

Want to put some money away for a holiday or a rainy day? Then you could let your smartphone do all the work and even save while you sleep. A new generation of savings apps and bank accounts out there are aimed at people who struggle to save the old...

 
Lidl is selling a cordless vacuum cleaner Dyson dupe for just £50

Lidl is selling a cordless vacuum cleaner Dyson dupe for just £50

Lidl is selling a cordless vacuum cleaner for just £50 as part of its regular special offers programme. Anyone who knows anything about vacuums knows that this is a pretty sweet deal – especially considering it looks to be a Dyson dupe, an expensive...

Metro, 08:15 in Lifestyle
 
First ever trials on the effects of microdosing LSD set to begin

First ever trials on the effects of microdosing LSD set to begin

Silicon Valley geeks say it sharpens their thinking and enhances creativity. Other people say it lifts the fog of depression. A novel experiment launching 3 September 2018 will investigate whether microdosing with LSD really does have benefits – or...

 
'It lifted me out of depression': is microdosing good for your mind?

'It lifted me out of depression': is microdosing good for your mind?

Erica Avey, 27, microdosed on LSD for eight months, using an analogue that was legal in Germany, where she was living. “I started microdosing essentially because I was in a really depressed stage of my life. It was for mental health reasons – mood...

 

Group gears up for cycle challenge

Berwick & District Youth Activity Group is continuing its fund-raising efforts for a trip to the First World War battlefields and cemeteries in France in October. It is planning a cycle challenge which is due to take place in the foyer of the...

 

This is Christian Purslow's first task as Aston Villa CEO

Steve Bruce has backed new CEO Christian Purslow to assist Villa’s promotion push and agreed that his first task is to solve the Jack Grealish contract situation. The claret and blues have promised the star performer a new deal this month and will now...

 


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