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British Summer Time Starts this Weekend!

British Summer Time starts this weekend as the clock spring forward an hour on Sunday.

To most people this will mean an hour less in bed as 0700 become 0600.

There has been much debate as to why we still change the clocks twice a year. Why not just keep it the same all year round?

It is widely thought that we spring forward and fall back the clocks to give farmers more light to bring in their crops during the summer harvest.

The origins of British Summer Time is actually a little less logical.

British Summer Time was actually first proposed in 1907 by a Mr William Willet. Mr Willet was a very keen horse-rider. He would take early morning rides through the woods to make the most of the early morning sunshine whilst everyone else was still sleeping.

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