Having concluded that the government and telecommunications wouldn’t ever get them high-speed broadband, this village decided to raise the money and dig the cable in themselves.
Talking of digging, the new draft national curriculum for Britain’s primary schools includes horticulture for the first time, meaning all children could learn how to grow their own food.
Some good news on that front – Barclays announced that they will stop speculating on food this week. Before we get too excited about a bank doing the right thing however, they will continue to sell financial products that allow others to speculate on food, they just won’t do it themselves. But a step in the right direction.