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Internet speed ‘slugged’ in West Country to match slow pace of life

In response to customer requests, a Super-Slow Broadband internet service is being rolled out in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. The advanced technology system recognises the speed at which the local population get things done and adapts response times accordingly.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2013
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Mexican standoff at Weston-super-Mare roundabout reaches third day

only thing moving for three days was their eyesThe drivers of three Nissan Micras who have all been giving way to each other at a mini-roundabout in Weston-Super-Mare have been given emergency rations by concerned locals as their stand-off passes the three day mark.

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Posted: May 13th, 2013
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Somerset village cricket team banned for enjoying itself too much

might need a bail outCricketers in the Somerset village of Charlton Pilchered, who finished bottom of their district league last summer, will not be permitted to enter the competition this year.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2013
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New species of badger discovered with vital organs on the inside

It has been observed walking around instead of just lying at the side of the road bleeding while being eaten by birds, and is also around a foot higher.

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2011
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Police step-up hunt for pensioner’s missing sock

Police say the sock is ‘blue and shaped like a foot’ and went missing while in transit between Mr Smith’s laundry basket and his washing machine. Mr Smith believes ‘someone walked off’ with it.

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Posted: Jan 6th, 2011
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