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Generation lonely: The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting everyone alike

The world is learning a valuable lesson in experiencing the isolation that many elderly people have been living for the past several years. Towards the beginning of March people aged between 60 and 70 recoiled at the rumours that they, and those with serious underlying health conditions, would be required to socially isolate from others […]

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Controversial pumpkins still on sale in Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s Poundland store was still selling a┬ácontroversial artificial pumpkin this lunchtime – despite a pledge to pull the product from shelves across the country. Earlier this month, Poundland began stocking polystyrene pumpkins on its shelves ahead of Halloween. Uproar broke out on social media because polystyrene can take up to 500 years to biodegrade. Several […]