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On right track with electrification

Journalists working on most regional newspapers in the UK try to stay neutral when it comes to reporting the news, particularly politics. Occasionally though the editor will decide an issue is of such importance to the community that he or she will throw the newspaper’s weight behind a campaign to fight for it. For the journalists it means a slightly different dynamic comes into play.
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A halt for beer in Nanaimo

My mate Quinno likes real ale and runs an excellent blog detailing the pubs of Aberystwyth and the surrounding area. I will not attempt to imitate his efforts, but I am going to take a little time to discuss a pub I think he would enjoy.

Last night we came across Fibber Magees in Nanaimo. It has styled itself as an Irish pub and sure enough the obligatory Guinness was there, complemented by Kilkenny, Harp and Smithwicks. But to look at the branding is to sell the place short.
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