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National Trust launches ‘heritage evictions’

The National Trust is to open its evictions of its tenants to the public.

‘The general public will be able to visit what we are calling heritage evictions of our tenants.’ said a spokeswoman. ‘People will be able to see traditionally distressed families evicted from our many picturesque stone cottages and working farms set in beautiful rural surroundings, onto green fields, orchards and rolling downs – hopefully in the dead of winter.’

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Posted: Oct 14th, 2013
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Tree that looks like a wind turbine set to silence whiny rurally-based types

Forests of Turbinicus Megawattus are set to replace the traditional drab green woodland which critics of the countryside say has been around for centuries and is frankly getting on people’s tits somewhat.

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Posted: Nov 3rd, 2012
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Amnesty slams plans to tag ants

Amnesty International has come out strongly against plans by the University of York to tag 1,000 Northern Hairy Ants at the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate in Derbyshire.

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Posted: Aug 24th, 2012
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Anger as National Trust house-breeding plans end in fiasco

MontacuteThe plan came under fire following a failed attempt to mate the Somerset-based Elizabethan manor Montacute House with the ruins of Corfe Castle in Dorset.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011
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National Trust’s multi-million electronic tagging project ‘proves stately homes do not migrate’

it was previously believed they spent the winter in Africa ‘Using sophisticated software adapted from NASA, and a team of 100 experts in architectural migration, we plotted the movements of the tagged buildings once every four hours, round the clock, for six years. The findings shocked all of us.’

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2009
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