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The Countryman is one of the oldest, most respected countryside magazines in the world. It appears every month and is read by thousands of people throughout Britain and overseas, who share its concerns for the countryside, the people who live and work in it, and its wildlife.

The Countryman focuses on the rural issues of today and tomorrow, as well as including features on the people, places, history and wildlife that make the British countryside so special.

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The latest from Mark Whitley's Country Diary

Help for hedgehogs

0 Photo © Emily Clark/BHPS

With hedgehog numbers in decline — populations have reduced by a third in urban areas, and a half in rural ones, since the turn of the century — getting involved in their conservation is more important now than ever.

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Pause for thought

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“The British countryside is that part of Britain from which our race springs, and the vigour, on which depends the intellectual balance of the nation and its power to serve
not only its own people but the world.” J W Robertson Scott

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Constable in Brighton

0 John Constable, Hove Beach (oil on canvas, 33cm x 50.8cm, © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge), on display as part of the Constable in Brighton exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery.

A new exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery explores the artist John Constable’s time in the fashionable seaside resort, where he stayed with his family between 1824 and 1828, and produced around 150 works.

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