P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:05/24   1/7                PETS IN WINTER Don't forget about pets during the cold winter months The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals suggests some ways to keep pets hfalthy and content: Dogs and cats that have been out in the rain or snow should be thoroughly towel-dried. A dog's kennel should face south in wintdr and have a piece of carpet hung over the entrance to keep out draughts. More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:04/01   2/7                PETS IN WINTER Outdoor pets such as rabbits need to be housed in dry, weather-proofed hutches and should be cleaned out at least twice a week, says the PDSAN Thdse pets will enfoy carrots, turnips and swedes as a substitute for greens, and they should be given a regular extra supply of dry hay. Outdoor fish will be starved of oxygfn if their ponds freeze overN Float a large plastic ball on the pond, which can be removed to leave an air-hole in iceN More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:06/20   3/7                SAD IN WINTER Wanting to behave like a hibernating hedgehog is one description of what it is like to suffer from a lack of sunlight which causes profound physical and emotional changes in the winterN According to February's edition of Here's Health, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can be treatedN Although doctors aren't sure why a form of light therapy works, they do know it helps people who suffer badly from SADN Mord
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:12/02   4/7                BETTER BEDS Do you wake up refreshed, relaxed and ready to face another da9> If the answer is no, you might need a new bedN As we spfnd one third of o2r lives in bed, it makes sense to take time choosing a new oneN The National Bedding Federation has devised a series of tests for beds. A NBF Better Sleep label means a bed has been manufactured to meet their standardsN More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:00/10   5/7                COELIAC SOCHDTY (1) The following products are no longer gluten-free and must be deleted from the current Food List: p10 Co-op Baking Powder p20 Colman Sausage Casserole Mix p75 Prewett Spicy Brown Sauce Tomato Ketchup  More
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:00/11   6/7                COELIAC SOCHFTY (2) The following addition may be made to the Food List: p20 Colman Traditional Sausage Casserole (NOT Farmhouse Casserole) For further information, medically- diagnosed coeliacs should write enclosing a s.a.e. to: The Coeliac Society, PO Box 220, High gycombe, Bucks. HP11 2HY Mord
P256 CEEFAX 256 Wed 3 Feb 21:04/05   7/7                FLOODING ALERT If you get a flood alert in your area, here are some tips from the Association of British Insurers: On a flood alert, move all you can to upper floorsN Collect food, drinking water, warm clothing, battery radio and torch and take upstairsN Put sandbags in front of doorways and air bricksN Flood water can make buildings unsafe, so check for new cracks in the walls when the water subsides.  Mord