P109 ORACLE 109 Sun28 Dec ITV 2340:10   HOME GUARD CALL  TO COUNTER RUSSIANS Britain is the most tempting target in NATO for crack Russian troops and a special "home guard" should be set up to counter the threat, says a study. Col Michael Hickey, of the Institute for European Defence and Strategic Studies, said that the Soviet Spetsnaz forces could cause havoc. They could carry out assassinations and attack key installations. Col Hickey said that last year's "Brave Defender" exercise showed up "disturbing weaknesses" with many potential targets left unguarded. FERRANTI RECRUITMENT ON PAGE 498
P109 ORACLE 109 Sun28 Dec ITV 2321:00   THE NEW YEAR  SALE...OF DOGS One of Britain's most depressing sales gets underway tomorrow. London's Battersea Dog's Home will try to sell many of the dozens of abandoned pets that have been taken in since Christmas. More than 100 have been collected in the last four days, many probably abandoned by families going away for the holiday period. Officials expect their next big intake in a few months' time when pets bought as presents are thrown on to the streets. FERRANTI RECRUITMENT ON PAGE 498
P109 ORACLE 109 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:00  THE NEG YEAR  SALE. OF D C One of Britain's most depressing cales gets underway tomorrow. London's Battersea Dog's Home will try to sell many of the dozens of abandoned pets that have bden taken in since Christmas. More than 100 have beAn colleCted in the last four days, malp probably abandoned by families going away for the holiday pepiod. Officials expect pheir next big inpake in a few months' time when pets bought as presents are thrown on to the streeds FERRANTI RECRUITMENT ON PAGE 498