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By-passed villagers lament inability to complain about HS2 ruining their homes

residents have never seen a train beforeResidents of the chocolate box village of Aynton in Berkshire have said that they are ‘stunned and shocked’ by the Transport Secretary’s decision not to route the controversial High Speed 2 rail link close to their homes.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2013
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Tree that looks like a wind turbine set to silence whiny rurally-based types

Forests of Turbinicus Megawattus are set to replace the traditional drab green woodland which critics of the countryside say has been around for centuries and is frankly getting on people’s tits somewhat.

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Posted: Nov 3rd, 2012
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UN to send up helicopter full of NIMBYs to enforce no-fly zone

The entire Neighbourhood Watch Committee of Stockley-under-field, which lies on an accident-prone section of the A5, will be armed with clipboards, pens and placards saying ‘GRRRRRRR!!’ to wave at offenders, whilst also subjecting them to Paddington-esque cold, hard stares out of the choppers’ windows.

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2011
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