Cleveland Show is the biggest one day agricultural show in the north east and is held annually on the fourth Saturday in July in Stewart Park. It’s one of the only shows in the UK to be held in a public park but run by volunteers. Our latest show was last Saturday 22nd July when the Country Came to Town!
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Within the animal keeping world you are going to come into contact with a variety of unique species, all of which have different dietary requirements. For an animal keeper it is paramount that you get it right. This is to ensure that the animal can get the energy and materials it needs for its life sustaining activities, which include maintenance/growth, reproduction, milk production, work and/or production.
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I was weeding a quiet corner of the walled garden and couldn’t help but be captivated by the intense activity of bees feverishly collecting their pollen, a race against time and season to create enough sustenance to eek over the winter. Next to this scene with a sense of quiet and stillness is a marker in a place to mark the resting place of Wanda, a fish cared for by Francine, originally bought by Nicky, friend and colleague. Now sadly Wanda has “journeyed over the big rainbow”.
Wanda’s Resting Place
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