Archive for February, 2011
If you’re a dog owner, you know that getting outdoors with the pooch is a must. However, many woodland places that may offer a great hike are not dog-friendly spaces. How can dog owners find out about woodland places where their canine companions are welcome? (And if you’re not a dog fan, how can you [...]
The Office for National Statistics has this week released statistics estimating that the number of under-18 pregnancies for 2009 was at its lowest since the early 1980s- a fall of 5.9%. Over half of these conceptions led to legal abortion, and the under-16 birth rate also fell.
Native red squirrels may be difficult to spot – but an even rarer creature is causing a stir in North Ayrshire. An albino squirrel has been caught on camera in the village of Dreghorn. The squirrel, which has striking white fur and red eyes, was snapped by wildlife enthusiast Pat Aitkens.