P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:05:02  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE GANDER  Feathers are flying in Nottingham this weekend - metaphorically speaking! The city's world-famous Goose fair is under way and thousands of city kids are celebrating the 704th staging of the funfair. Nowadays, it's all white knuckle rides and candy floss to munch - but once upon a time, geese were the stars of the show. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Family Finance 540 Love Stars 418 LIFE IN THE STYLISH LANE p411 Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:01:00  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE GANDER  Nottingham's Goose Fair has heralded the autumn since the 13th century, when farmers drove their geese to market. The byways resounded to the sound of honking and hissing as huge flocks arrived at the fair from across the country. Today, we're more likely to encounter a tribe of Canada geese, some of whom can get an unfair reception, says a protecting charity. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— What's in your Love Stars? 418 NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:01:00  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE GANDER  The Canada goose, introduced into Britain in 1665 to plump up Charles H wildlife collection, is sometimes an unwanted nuisance. Like the grey squirrel, our Canadian hisser has become a bit too common for some, and culling is on the increase. The Canada Goose Conservation Society says it gandered 63,581 of the species in the UK, 0891 - but culling isn't the answer as population levels even out. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— It's Your Life! Index 410 LIFE IN THE STYLISH LANE p411 Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:00:00  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE GANDER  Geese often mate for life, and pine after the death of their "spouse". They make brilliant parents and only use aggression to protect their young. The Canada Goose Conservation Society says they are fine birds which deserve their place on our parks and lakes. Yet hundreds are culled every year to keep numbers down, including 156 in Hyde Park in 1994, says the society. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— Family Finance 540 Love Stars 418 JAGUAR REVIVES ITS GLORY DAYS p416 Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:00:00  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE GANDER  Self-help measures for anyone suffering Canada goose overload are available. There are four "weapons" you can use: Don't feed them Fence off the areas you wish to remain gooseless Deter them by letting the grass grow, planting shrubs and making watery areas less attractive and Use trained sheepdogs to scatter large flocks ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Does your pet have a problem? Write to: Pet Problems, PO Box 297, London SW6 1QJ Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events
P415 Teletext 415 Oct 2 21:00:00  E    By Caroline   Stringer   ———————————————————————————————  GOOSE FANS: FIND OUT MORE  Contact: The Secretary, Canada Goose Conservation Society, PO Box 6691, London E17 7RS. Nottingham Goose Fair: Forest Rec. Ground, Nott'm, to Saturday night. —— WIN TICKETS TO THE INTERNATIONAL ——— WOODWORKING AND TURNING EXHIBITION We've 10 pairs for this show at the NEC (Oct 9-11). Answer this: From which wood is a cricket bat made a) Oak or b) Willow. Entries to be in by Oct 5. ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— 10 winners selected at random Oct 6 Entries on a p/c to Woodwork Compy, Teletext, PO Box 297, London, SW6 1XT Jaguar Recipe Love Stars Events