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Olly Wehring | 2 May 2008

A quick heads-up to our loyal readership.

Like the rest of the UK, this coming Monday (5 May) we'll be sitting inside, splitting our time between watching the rain and catching some low-quality TV.

That's right, it's a Bank Holiday here next week.

Normal service will be resumed on Tuesday.


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