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The Conker canker codswallop story

CONKERS are running out! Every year we get the same story. The Conker Help Enabling Environmental Safety EuRope (CHEESER) issues a dire warning each season, usually just before the World Conker Championships kicks off in October. Other than Mac Clifford, the WCC are the next best media manipulators in the business:

2008: “Millions of conker trees face being wiped out by deadly new disease” – Mail

2009: “Gardeners are to use garlic to fight bleeding canker, the tree disease that threatens to wipe out Britain’s horse chestnuts” – Guardian

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Posted: 13th, September 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment