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Will Young adopts orphaned moorland foal

Will Young introduced Sheila to his 202,000 Twitter followers Credit: @willyoung

Singer Will Young has adopted an orphaned Bodmin Moor pony. He has named the foal Sheila, and took to Twitter to introduce her to his 202,000 followers.

The youngster was found next to her dead mother and rescued by the Shires Holt horse sanctuary. Staff there bottle fed her every two hours until she started to gain strength.

Will owns a house on the moors near Bodmin and is now paying for Sheila’s care. It is hoped she will eventually move to the 37-year-old’s home under the care of Shires Holt.

Bee keeper called to Royal Naval Air Station

Air Engineer Petty Officer Si Baker and the unwelcome visitors Credit: RNAS Culdrose

An instructor at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose was confronted by swarming bees when he arrived at work.

Air Engineer Petty Officer Si Baker, who is responsible for the station's Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defence cell, had to call for help from a local bee keeper when he found the swarm outside his office window.

Fortunately he had full protective kit which he needs for his day job.

Les Tonkin from the West Cornwall Bee Keepers Association took them away to - hopefully - start a new colony.

Hopefully the honey bees will start a new colony Credit: RNAS Culdrose


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