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Passionate about Apples

Do the names Manaccan Primrose, Breadfruit, Captain Broad, Cornish Gilliflower, Colloggett Pippin, Cornish Mother, Queenies, Ben’s Red, Tommy Knight and Tregonna King mean anything to you? No they are not racehorses nor even fishing boats but Cornish apples. Everybody raves…

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Afghan Air

Westcountry writer James Crowden looks at some of the problems of fighting an air war in Afghanistan After weeks of bombing in Afghanistan it is debatable that the air war is being won. There have been so many own goals…

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When The Troops Go In

As the deployment of ground troops in Afghanistan, including commandos from the Westcountry, looks imminent, Somerset writer James Crowden looks at what they can expect to find on the ground. The public might, after all the Presidential and Prime Ministerial…

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