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Enset- Ethiopia’s ‘gift to Africa’

Enset, also commonly referred to as the Ethiopian banana, the false banana or the banana on steroids, is forming the basis of a multi-centre partnership between scientists from the University of Leicester, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the University of Addis Ababa, who are all hopeful about the potential of this crop to solve […]

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Enset- Ethiopia’s ‘gift to Africa’

Enset, also commonly referred to as the Ethiopian banana, the false banana or the banana on steroids, is forming the basis of a multi-centre partnership between scientists from the University of Leicester, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the University of Addis Ababa, who are all hopeful about the potential of this crop to solve […]

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Scarlet Ladies Helping Women Find the Confidence to Love Themselves

Scarlet Ladies, a women’s community groups which works to destigmatise conversations centred around women’s sexuality, is soon launching their new campaign, #ITalkSex. The campaign, which is to be officially launched on the 23rd August at 23 Paul Street, London, seizes on the power of conversation to facilitate a celebration of women’s bodies, an acceptance of […]

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Energy Price Rises – Where to Get Help If You Are Struggling

The 12.5% price rise announced by British Gas on the 1st of August is just one of a slew of similar rises announced by the other 6 major energy suppliers in the UK over the course of the year so far. ‘The Big 6’ (British Gas, E.ON, EDF, npower, Scottish Power and SSE Southern Electric) […]

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Energy Price Rises – Where to Get Help If You Are Struggling

The 12.5% price rise announced by British Gas on the 1st of August is just one of a slew of similar rises announced by the other 6 major energy suppliers in the UK over the course of the year so far. ‘The Big 6’ (British Gas, E.ON, EDF, npower, Scottish Power and SSE Southern Electric) […]

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Baking Regularly For More Than 3 Decades Has Helped This Woman Through a Bereavement, And Supported Others Too

Woking resident Elizabeth Wallace has been baking cakes for CAFOD, the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, every month since 1986, raising £35,000 over three decades. Elizabeth began baking in 1986, two years after her mother died and shortly after the devastating Ethiopian famine of 1984. A friend suggested that […]

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A Worry-Free Way to Help Homeless People in the UK

‘We often shy away from giving money to people on the streets, for fear of encouraging begging or because we worry about where that money will go.’ – People of the Streets Website   People of the Streets (POTS) is a solution to this problem. With over 250,000 people who sleep on the streets every night, […]

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