One of our members, Amanda, who was helping with the composting work last weekend, said she suffered a very nasty bite from a spider, which was probably a False Widow. Her arm swelled up badly and there are two fang marks clearly visible. She is OK now, but this is a warning to wear gloves and long sleeves and trousers when working in areas where spiders may be lurking.

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