Search results

  1. ollie989898

    Should essential foodstuffs be fortified?

    https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/sep/19/folic-acid-to-be-added-to-non-wholemeal-flour-under-new-uk-rules Folic acid is to be added to the most commonly consumed flours in the UK to help prevent spinal conditions in babies, the government has announced. Doctors advise pregnant women to...
  2. ollie989898

    Mike tries the JD 9560RT...

    I know he isn't everyone's cup of tea but here he is trying out the JD twin track creepy. Hang on to your hat/dentures is all I will say.
  3. ollie989898

    EU defers decision on what constitutes 'green' energy...

    https://www.reuters.com/article/europe-regulations-finance-idAFL1N2ME1TO BRUSSELS, April 21 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Wednesday published its long-awaited system to classify “green” investments in sectors from industry to transport, but delayed vexed decisions on whether to label...
  4. ollie989898

    The USA pandemic stimulus program vs the UK stimulus effort- Discuss?

    Obviously the USA and UK are two drastically different countries and economies, but what are people's thoughts on the way each country has approached the pandemic in economic policy terms? The USA handed a $2000 cheque to each citizen basically, whereas the comparable UK effort was in the...
  5. ollie989898

    Looking For Work Seasonal tractor driving/machine operator- Somerset/surrounding areas

    Thirty-something dude seeks seasonal work ideally Somerset or surrounding areas but would consider commuting or living away if accommodation available. Diligent and utterly reliable. Available Mid April until End September. Experience of cultivations, trailer work, telehandler, muck...
  6. ollie989898

    EU: open borders, or else...

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/23/eu-tells-six-countries-to-lift-covid-border-restrictions Eu has shouted at 6 member states who have closed their borders because of the coronavirus pandemic. Even the Germans are getting testy. What a ridiculous situation. Countries should be able...
  7. ollie989898

    Chainsaw chain/bar help please

    I've got a new chainsaw, it uses an Oregon chain and bar, but can someone please tell me which part numbers or parts I need to buy when I come to replace them? Also what file set do I need? The numbers confuse the fudge out of me and I wanted to find out what stuff I have before the markings are...
  8. ollie989898

    What do you think about....

    Folk absolutely insisting on using the roads in the recent weather 'because I have winter tyres on'?? I've never bought the fudging things and the only problem I have ever had on snow is finding my route blocked by other vehicles that were on their roof or stuck in hedges etc. Generally of the...
  9. ollie989898

    Ivermectin: Our survey said...

    Euttttttttth-errr. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(20)30464-8/fulltext Findings All patients recruited completed the trial (median age, 26 [IQR 19–36 in the ivermectin and 21–44 in the controls] years; 12 [50%] women; 100% had symptoms at recruitment, 70%...
  10. ollie989898

    Tarquin and Tamsin- job offer for you?

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/13/wildlife-rangers-in-uk-jobs-offer-no-bison-experience-required No previous experience needed. I can see this going well. FFS. Just reintroduce a random species, assume it will be AOK and throw in two rangers who don't have a clue? Sounds...
  11. ollie989898

    Chainsaw PPE advice please?

    Got a chainsaw coming for Christmas, and think it is high time I got some proper PPE for using it. I'm not really in the know when it comes to PPE for chainsaws, what class/rating of gear do I need? I already have a helmet with the ear defenders/visor etc, will be looking for bib and brace...
  12. ollie989898

    MOD in talks to take over Sheffield Forgemasters...

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-defence-steel/britains-mod-in-talks-to-control-steelmaker-for-nuclear-submarines-sky-news-idUKKBN28F0IL (Reuters) - Britain is working on a plan to take control of one of Britain’s oldest steelmakers to secure the supply chain for the country’s nuclear...
  13. ollie989898

    UK government: teen who left UK to join Islamic State should not be allowed back...

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-security-begum/teen-who-left-uk-to-join-islamic-state-should-not-be-allowed-back-supreme-court-told-idUKKBN2831K4 LONDON (Reuters) - A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain...
  14. ollie989898

    How effective is the Trump border wall?

    I actually think it looks really good. However, I did say, ages ago, that there is no way you will stop illegal migrants with just a fence given that the UK has a 20 odd mile moat around it and people still try. Anyway, youtube.
  15. ollie989898

    UK and Canada agree roll-over trade terms...

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-canada/britain-and-canada-agree-post-brexit-rollover-trade-deal-idUKKBN2810J4 LONDON/TORONTO (Reuters) - Britain and Canada struck a rollover trade deal on Saturday to protect the flow of $27 billion-worth (£20.32 billion) of goods and services...
  16. ollie989898

    Coronavirus was already in Italy in September 2019...

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-italy-timing/coronavirus-emerged-in-italy-earlier-than-thought-italian-study-shows-idUKKBN27V0K7?il=0 ROME (Reuters) - The new coronavirus was circulating in Italy since September 2019, a study by the National Cancer Institute (INT) of the...
  17. ollie989898

    Paypal- transaction declined email

    Had one of these this morning, looks very very genuine and is asking for you to confirm your card details. Only this is a scam email and clicking the link will lead you to a completely non-genuine website where you will unknowingly donate your credit card details. Don't be fooled.
  18. ollie989898

    Anyone using BTinternet email account with Outlook from Office 365?

    For the love of God could you please tell me what settings you are using that let you access this infernal company's email account with your outlook client? Thanks in advance.
  19. ollie989898

    Farming toys- recommendations

    Considering buying our near 3 year old terrorist a set farm yard set of toys for Christmas. I was wondering if anyone knew which manufacturer or even scale size would be best to get? It's a far different thing compared to the stuff I had as a lad that is for sure, looked in a shop the other day...
  20. ollie989898

    AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine gives promising results

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-astrazeneca-vaccin/oxford-covid-19-vaccine-prompts-immune-response-among-adults-old-and-young-astrazeneca-says-idUKKBN27B0IT LONDON (Reuters) - The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford produces a similar immune...
Top