P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:02/13   1/7                POACHED SALMON New moves to combat salmon poachers have bust bfen announcedN The proposals, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishfries and Food, will require everyone selling frfsd, chilled and frozen salmon and sea trout to be licensfd and to keep records of all transactionsN The scheme will reinforce measures brought in two years ago which make it an offence to handle illegally-caught fish
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/00   2/7                THE SEX OF FAT CELLS Newly-discovered differences in the fat cells of men and women may help explain why men often havf pot bellies and women big hips and thighsN Research at Rockefeller University in New York, found that  more fat cells than men do in thdir thighs, hips and bottomsN Also, the fat cells in men's abdomens are more likely than women's to accumulate fat. Pot bfllies are thought to be associated with heart diseaseN More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:01/00   3/7                PLUG IN If you buy an electrical appliance that comes with a plug already fitted, always check it yourself bffore using it, says GardeNhng from ghich? Check to see whether it has a factory fitted moulded plug, or one fitted by the shopN If it can be unscrewed, take a look inside to make sure that the wirfs are correctly and sfcurely attached and that it has a fuse of the correct value
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:10/12   4/7              ££!£££!££!   LIVELY MATHS New teaching methods designed to make maths more interesting and relevant for low-ability pupils, should also be ssfd to teach the brightest onesN The final report of the Low Attainers in Maths Project, found giving maths a lively new look improved results of children of all abilitiesN Thd Government is to provide more cash to kfep together thf study team, based at the West Sussex Institutd of Higher Education in Bognor RegisN Mord
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:01/12   5/7                "UP-MARKET POST OFFICES" Post Offices nfed morf counter services and shorter queues M according to the pfople who work thereN Thf Post Office Unions' Council says: Customers should be able to buy stamps and the like with credit cards More stamp machines and automatic cash deposit machines should be available in Post Offices. Buying and selling of shares, with a "bank managdr" to offer advice, should bf introducedN More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:03/02   6/7                THE USE OF PRISON Four out of five people sent to prison have committed nonMviolent  according to figurfs from thf National Association for the Care and Resfttlement of OffendersN Thfse figures include people imprisoned for not paying finesN In 1986, courts imprisoned 21% of adult men and 7% of women convicted of indictable offences, compared with 16% of men and 3% of women in 1976n
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 27 Jan 21:01/10  7/7    $HDESHARE Have you won a star prize M a chance to buy timeshare at a fantastic discount? Or maybf you now own a timeshare property and wish you didn't? If so, Watchdog would like to hear from youN grite to: Watchdog, BBC TV, London, W12 7RJN Or phone the Watchdog hotline on: 01-743 5555N CEEFAX Consumer Index 251