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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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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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Dismay as UK’s last traditional wordsmith shop closes

‘The evolvement of an expansive gamut of broadcasted intercourse addressed by the televisual promulgators at our impressible progeny, is cultivating a proliferation of fallacious conceptions germane to the veridical employment of our copacetic vernacular.’

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2011
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Village of Stuffing Grotwick places singles ad in hunt for twin village

‘All the villages around us are twinned,” said Graham Huntsdon of Stuffing Grotwick Parish Council. ‘After a while it starts to get to you when they talk about their trip to France to meet the mayor of the village they’re twinned with.’

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2010
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