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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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Sustainable bank Triodos is asking environmentally-aware households to back a £5M share issue to raise funds for new wind farms. The minimum investment is £980 - the amount needed to generate enough electricity to meet the needs of an average household - and the bank claims the return on investment will exceed 10% within three years.

A British dry stone walling expert is to fulfill a new demand for the ancient art in the USA. Mike Helmsing hopes to spend six months a year in the US restoring colonial era walling in Vermont.

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