Local watering holes are closing up and down the country, shaking up their offerings and making the most of their heritage may just help save them
The British countryside is supposed to be peaceful and idyllic. Don't be fooled.
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The mere presence of NGOs, no matter their size or aims, inadvertently reduced the legitimacy of local village headmen.
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Sharp-eyed Victorian writers exploded the myth of tranquil village life.
Wealthy commuters, retirees and second home owners are pricing locals out of the villages they grew up in.