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As searches continue for missing 69 year old, CRS Strabane warn public of dangers

first_img Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th As searches continue in Strabane for missing Lesley McHugh, Strabane Community Rescue Service is warning members of the public to take extra care while engaging in searches.The 69 year-old has been missing for over a week now, with searches being conducted in and around the River Mourne.Sean McCarry, Regional Commander with Community Rescue Service Strabane, says people need to be aware of the dangers surrounding the water:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/mccarry1pm-1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Homepage BannerNews Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Previous articlePolice warn homeowners to be aware of cold callers in DerryNext articleMickey Harte on Tyrone’s progression into another McKenna Cup Final News Highland As searches continue for missing 69 year old, CRS Strabane warn public of dangers Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp By News Highland – January 15, 2018 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+last_img read more

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Professor’s ‘Test the Pet’ quiz

first_imgIs man’s best friend also the most intelligent of the animals? Do goldfish really have a three second memory? Following a similar idea to Test the Nation, the BBC’s new series Test Your Pet (airing 1 May) will pit domestic animals against a series of interactive challenges to test memory, perception and initiative. The programme is the brainchild of Dr Tim Guilford, Oxford University’s leading animal behaviourist, who was recently cleared of failing to acknowledge other scientists’ research in his investigation of how pigeons use the road network to navigate. Speaking to Cherwell, Dr Guilford said the aim of the experiments was to “get people to think differently about how their pets view the world around them,” and that the study will provide “a huge amount of interesting information that may well be of use to scientists of various sorts.” Pets whose owners have Digital TV will be able to watch Pet TV, looped images designed to examine animals’ response to stimulus. The study has the potential to be one of the largest performed, as an estimated 7.5m cats and 6m dogs are kept as pets in the UK. With the majority of research focussing on wild animals, it is hoped the study will be entertaining, as well as providing an interesting insight into a neglected field of animal behaviour.ARCHIVE: 0th week TT 2004last_img read more