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Chris Brook-Carter | 28 September 2004

A huge apology to anyone who had difficulties getting onto the site yesterday. The proposed work on updating our line, which we had scheduled for Friday, did not take place in the end until yesterday.

It meant we couldn't send the daily newsletter for the first time in five years. I hope it didn't upset your daily routine in anyway and rest assured you will receive a bumper edition of the daily today instead.


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