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Started in 2008 (then under the name Hen Rehomers UK), Fresh Start For Hens is a charity that works in and around the Gillingham area that does real work to help stop the plight of some of the country’s often most overlooked birds. Few people think about what happens to the hens that lay our eggs once they get to the point that they are no longer producing – but the sad fact is that they are often simply sent to be slaughtered and disposed of.
Free to enter, Pet’s Corner has operated as a sort of miniature working farm for a number of years. Featuring ducks, geese, chickens, pigmy goats and much more beside, it has entertained and informed thousands of visitors – and is currently looking for around £500 in funding to make sure that this link to the natural world is not lost from the Stretford and Chorlton landscape for good.
The issue of fuel poverty has long been one of the biggest talking points in the electricity and gas industry – with a growing number of people not able to adequately heat or power their homes due to the rising cost of their utilities bills. Last week, E.ON were the first of the major providers to drop their prices, announcing a 3.5% reduction in their prices.