West Country Appeal: Cats and Kittens Need Homes

Riley with Alice Cannon from FerneFerne Animal Sanctuary in Wambrook, near Chard, Somerset is overrun with cats and kittens and has issued a plea for people to come forward to provide homes for them. “Some have been at the Sanctuary for months now and are beginning to show signs of stress” said Tara Nirula, Re-homing Manager. “Riley (pictured) was brought into Ferne as a stray a month ago in a dreadful condition and very thin. “He has a deformed ear which the vet believes is the result of a bad ear infection that was not treated at the time, but this does not cause any problems now. Full story: Read more

Flying by the seat of their pants – ‘Brunel Flyer’ replaces ‘Bath 100’ with new route

brunelflyer1Children’s charity Action Medical Research has been offering cyclists an extensive program of one day bike rides in fantastic cycling locations up and down the country since the very first ‘100’ cycle event that Action ran more than 30 years ago. Now the traditional Bath 100 event has been refreshed and revamped for 2015 with both a new name (the Brunel Flyer) and a new route that takes in some of the best scenery on offer in the West Country. AND to celebrate the launch there’s a 25% discount on entries until the end of March 2015! Full stop: Read more