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  • Dormancy or hibernation

    07 February 2013

    Dormancy is defined as a period when growth, development and or physical activity are temporarily stopped or slowed to a minimum. A period when the organism minimises activity to conserve energy; In order to hibernate, an animal prepares layers of body fat during late summer and autumn to give it energy during its dormant (hibernation) phase.

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  • It's a Family Affair at New-Look Wilmington Community Pub

    06 February 2013

    Wilmington pub the Orange Tree has new licensees, brother and sister team Nick and Pauline Hardy, and a smart new look, after a £85,000 investment by Kent brewers Shepherd Neame. Nick and Pauline, who took over the pub on 22 December 2012, are offering a warm, family welcome as well as first-class roast dinners from the new Hardy Carvery and a dynamic live music line-up of musicians and solo singe

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  • New Year, New Licensees and a New-Look for Kingsdown Pub

    05 February 2013

    Beachside pub the Zetland Arms, Kingsdown has re-opened following a £90,000 refurbishment by Faversham brewer Shepherd Neame.  The pub closed for refurbishment on 1 December, when former licensee of 35 years Tim Cobbett retired. New licensees, husband and wife team Kerensa and Tom Miller from Sandwich, re-opened its doors on Sunday 27 January. Says Kerensa, “Tom and I are looking forward to offeri

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