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Rural Workers Cottages

The late 19th century in England was known as the period of “the Great Agricultural Depression2. Yet paradoxically it was also the time when there was a great expansion of and immense improvement in housing for working people. Not everywhere or for everyone of course. But in two key areas of society I have found this to be the case:

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Water is our Body’s Lifeblood

The human body can last weeks without food, but only days without water. The body is made up of approximately 55 to75 per cent water. Water forms the basis of blood, digestive juices, urine and perspiration and is contained in lean muscle, fat and bones.

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Fairtrade Event

We do hope that as many as possible will attend what should be an important presentation by our Guest Speaker, Mr Baai Jabang from The Gambia, about the potential for the import of Mangoes from The Gambia, under Fairtrade conditions, where there are tens of thousands of trees 90% of whose fruit simply goes to waste.

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