Is this you?

BBC Media Centre

The BBC is looking for talented young storytellers from across the UK, who are interested in working in the media, to apply for an exciting new training opportunity as part of the popular Young Reporter programme.

Successful applicants from across the UK will secure a place on a series of workshops, with expert coaching from BBC staff on storytelling and practical steps on pursuing a career in journalism.

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Let’s Thrive

Melanie Fryer

Thrive is the new community food magazine for Lancaster and North Lancashire. We have tried to cover a range of topics with many contributions including community projects, avoiding waste, regenerative farming, recipes, tales from the past, foraging, helping bees, buying local, seasonal flowers/food and much more. There is also information on Lancaster District Food Poverty Alliance action plan. All this work is part of the Foodfutures’ vision of ‘A thriving local food system that is healthy, resilient and fair’.

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Electric Car ownership – Why we love our electric cars

Robert Bellfield

There may be many people in Settle and Giggleswick considering the option of purchasing or leasing an electric car. This article shares the experiences of two electric car owners in the area.

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Looking back at early battery/electric cars

Barry White

A long standing friend of mine from London sent me an email below which I thought I should share with you on our web site. The first electric powered car first appeared nearly 200 years ago and an electric vehicle held the vehicular land speed record until around 1900! In 1900, electric cars accounted for about one third of all vehicles on U.S. roads.

The high cost, low top speed, and short range of battery electric vehicles made them easy prey for the internal combustion engine…Mick writes:

‘Bit long winded but bear with me………One Freeview TV channel, 81 Talking Pictures TV, runs pretty much exclusively cinema stuff from the 50s and 60s you won’t see anywhere on the box. (They run a Saturday Morning Pictures section with dodgy serials, Green Hornet, Flash Gordon etc, children’s films etc. for those of you who recall going to that madness).

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