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Map makers thank athletes, musicians for putting towns on the map

up to 90% of UK towns 'unknown' before athletes got involvedIn 2008 Rebecca Adlington put Mansfield on the map with her heroics at the Beijing Olympics, filling a slightly embarrassing gap south of Sheffield. Now success from other British sports stars means that ‘at least 90% of the towns in Britain’ feature on road maps.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2012
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Outrage as no men shortlisted for the final of The Great British Bake Off

‘I think this decision really highlights the gender inequalities that still exist in the baking community,’ said 31-year-old hopeful Darren, five-time winner of the Stourbridge fete cake competition.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2011
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