Extending the safety netting at Isotopes Park sounds simple enough, but it’s turned into an extended summer project. The target is to complete it by July.
MANILA, Approach Guindacpan island in the Philippines by boat, and it looks like yet another tropical paradise. Closer to shore, however, the idyllic scene is decidedly tarnished.
People touring the outdoor observation deck on the 28th floor of Buffalo City Hall this week were in for a surprise in the form of new safety nets.
NEW rules which could lead to the “demise” of fishing on the River Torridge have been delayed after an intervention from fishermen backed by Torridge District Council.
Commercial fishermen are fighting plans to ban drift netting for sea bass, and say the experts are wrong to claim that stocks are in decline.
A seagull that became stuck in netting on the roof of a Bath building has an eagle-eyed person and firefighters to thank for saving it.
Residents in Pacific Grove are not happy about a new net planned for the golf course, saying it will block their view of the bay.The city doesn’t have much of a choice — a court order is forcing them to install the netting.
Splitting the catwalk in two was a wall of red and white netting, evocative of trawlers’ fishing nets that drag through the ocean trawling for catch. Weighed down by buoys to mark for reefs and other hazards (perhaps the barracudas?), the netting made it obvious from the start that Katie Eary was taking us diving. The netting was a contrast against the high-quality silk and cashmere and linear graphics that Eary presented throughout the collection, and got us totally immersed in Eary’s watery world.
A bird-brained pigeon sparked an elaborate rescue operation after getting stuck in roof netting. Firefighters and RSPCA inspectors were lifted 120ft into the air in a cherry-picker to help the distressed creature, which got trapped in netting atop a derelict pumping station in Croydon town centre.
Have you ever spotted a big, red, ripe strawberry, reached to pick it, and found something else had already taken a bite out of it? I have and more than once.
My grandfather was a Swedish immigrant and a farmer. Actually, Grandpa worked at anything that would provide for his family. He had several acres planted in strawberries.