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Did you know that the smallest street in the world – Ebenezer Place - is to be found in Wick in the North of Scotland? Its length is a mere 6’ 9”, with just one narrow building fronting it. And it is not something knocked up recently as a record breaker – the local council first recognized it as a street in 1886.

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John Gully

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'May my last breath be drawn from a pipe and exhaled in a pun' - Charles Lamb
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Battle of Tewkesbury - 1471, 1st Running of the Derby - 1780, 1st Edition of The Daily Mail - 1896, Margaret Thatcher becomes Britains 1st Female PM - 1979, SNP wins Scottish Election - 2007
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