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Country diary: Yarlington, Somerset

John Vallins spends time at Yarlington Fringe Festival. Yarlington, after which the famous Yarlington Mill cider apple variety is named, is a very small village in a hidden valley, but it attracts great crowds to its Fringe festival.

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Isles of Scilly turn heat on Jersey over ‘warmest place in Britain’ claim

Tourism officials complain over £1m advertising campaign, but biggest Channel Island remains defiant Continue reading

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Tesco dilutes PriceCheck refund

Loophole allows shoppers to claim hundreds of pounds by comparing with Asda – and forces Tesco to cap refund amounts Continue reading

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Budget 2011: Extra tax on beer attacked by brewers and publicans

Hundreds of pubs face closure as beer duty goes up Continue reading

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Pub of the year award goes to a London local for first time

Owned by real ale pioneer Bridget Walsh, the Harp, situated yards from Trafalgar Square, is described as a ‘true gem’ Continue reading

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