Kate offers ‘peek’ at Back to Nature Garden

Image copyright @kensingtonroyal Image caption The garden was co-created with Andree Davies, Adam White and the RHS In a letter to experts, she wrote that it was “heart-breaking” to know there is a “long way to go” to ensure all children grow up “happy, healthy, and equipped to be able to take every opportunity that comes their way”. Image copyright @kensingtonroyal Image caption The garden will be filled with forest scenes Earlier this year, landscape architect Ms Davies told the Daily Telegraph that the duchess had brought the idea of forest bathing to the discussions. The Japanese concept is the practice of spending time in woodland to help relaxation. The garden features a swing seat hanging below a high-platform treehouse, …

Stolen tortoise Tommy safely returned

Ms Machin had seen the boys from her window in Allesley Park and believed they were just looking at the tortoise, but she said “one went up the road with it.” “I was just so shocked and I knew I wouldn’t be able to run after them,” she said. Follow BBC West Midlands on Facebook, on Twitter, and sign up for local news updates direct to your phone. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

GP numbers in first sustained drop for 50 years

The pressures on GPs are being looked at by the BBC as part of a special day of coverage, including a Panorama investigation. Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, president of the Royal College of GPs, said: “General practice cannot be allowed to fail. It is an absolute cornerstone of the NHS.” NHS bosses maintain that steps are being taken to improve access, with more GPs being trained and extra support staff recruited to work alongside them. Where not to live if you need a GP Have waits for GP appointments got longer? NHS ‘no chance of training enough staff’ Scotland has more GPs than rest of the UK GP numbers on their way down Dr Carmel Boyham Irvine has worked at the …