Daily Archives: December 28, 2007

The Boxing Day meet

There could be no finer way to blow away the cobwebs left by Christmas indulgence, than to get out of doors and along to the Boxing Day meet.  So Wednesday Dec 26th saw the Helmer tribe (including grandsons George, 4, … Continue reading

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EU Threat to Traditional Rural Cider

There is an EU review in process which threatens the continuance of a tax exemption for cider-makers producing less than 70 hectolitres a year.  If the exemption is removed it is likely that many small, rural cider makers who make … Continue reading

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