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    Sorry to hear the sad News Billy
    Always a sad time to loose anyone, especially Friends and Family.

    May he now Rest in Peace, and have

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    Re: A few things to ponder

    #7 In one city we have local buses that run on LPG and idle on Diesel, works very well.

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    I have just been informed my old friend Austin Byrne’s “Crossed the Bar” over the weekend. During WWII he served in the Royal Navy as

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    Edward Hooton

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    Vindi news november 2022

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