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  Topic: Restoring leather suitcase
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 4
Views: 742
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 12:04 pm   Subject: Restoring leather suitcase
I have 2 leather suitcases from the 1920s that I might do up if not too expensive. When you put it down on the carpet it leaves a trace of leather dust so needs nourishing seriously. Any Ideas for pro ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 20 8:16 pm   Subject: Wildlife
05:30 this morning some sort of very noisy fox nightclub on our lawn went on for 20 minutes. Seems to be a bit early than previous years we think its normally March time.
  Topic: not for the pot but rats
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 1
Views: 424
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Jan 03, 20 9:34 am   Subject: Re: not for the pot but rats


Caught quite a bit of the programme whilst hopping around in the shower near rat fest cupboard. The main thing to come out of it was community action to get rid of the problem. Our family were fro ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 29, 19 4:31 pm   Subject: Wildlife
No news whatsoever typical Telegraph. However in the many comments there were a pair of snake handlers who gave their contact details to remove the beast. I would like to think the local police wildli ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Dec 23, 19 3:14 pm   Subject: Wildlife
We've had the odd transient rat wander through the garden all year but then we find next door putting entire loaves of bread on the compost heap and then have the audacity to tell us the council want ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Dec 23, 19 12:07 am   Subject: Wildlife
Broken glass would be a better fix than the slate.

Totaly agree but the area is all around my underfloor central heating in the kitchen area and I was concerned about the feed pipes.
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 19 9:39 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Weekend of wildlife here yesterday we had a very large adult Heron on the roof of the bottom of the garden peoples house. The heron was constantly being dive bombed by a crow trying to move it on. The ...
  Topic: Problem Radiator
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 14
Views: 1663
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 19 8:43 pm   Subject: Problem Radiator
I presume by Inhibitor you mean an additive chemical?

I didn't put anything in,just let it fill up on its own after the air lock had cleared.

I use this one we are in a very hard water area so i ...
  Topic: Problem Radiator
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 14
Views: 1663
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 19 6:38 pm   Subject: Problem Radiator
The downstairs hallway is the permanent on rad,it made more sense to me as the heat rises and warms the stairs and landing,i had the plumber change it from the bathroom as I couldn't dry myself after ...
  Topic: Problem Radiator
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 14
Views: 1663
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 19 1:09 pm   Subject: Problem Radiator
If you google the problem there are some great plumbing and electrical problem pages for central heating all with some great things to try and some not what to do. Totally agree with all of dpacks tip ...
  Topic: Problem Radiator
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 14
Views: 1663
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 19 10:17 pm   Subject: Problem Radiator
I ended up flushing the entire system 3 times before the pipes were running clear, all 7 radiators had been changed for new ones. However its a 10mm microbore system. When the radiators were left on t ...
  Topic: Problem Radiator
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 14
Views: 1663
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 19 5:20 pm   Subject: Problem Radiator
if you get this kit you can connect your radiator directly to a 1/2 hose I was told on a plumbing forum last september and then fill/ flush the rad. I'd got a blocked 1.8m x 60cm rad with an 10 mm mi ...
  Topic: legacy environmental pollution advice wanted please
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 13
Views: 1594
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Nov 22, 19 10:07 pm   Subject: legacy environmental pollution advice wanted please
Given the resulting devastation and suspicious causes I would think about contacting your local Greenpeace , wildlife trust and Friends of the earth groups to bring it to their attention and a possibl ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 19 5:33 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Yes good point I hadn't thought of the corvids and gulls , they probably have had a good feed as the corvids are fed on a daily basis by one of the dog walkers in another section of the park.
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 635
Views: 280206
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 19 9:53 am   Subject: Wildlife
The main park in Derby is Darley park within walking distance of the town centre and frequented by many dog walkers. The park runs parallel to the river Derwent and is used with a series of non obtrus ...
 
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