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The Centenary Approaches - May News from no.fifty6

Posted on 31st May 2016 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

The Centenary Approaches - May News from no.fifty6 The Somme is looking beautiful, the farmers toiling in their fields and lots going on as the region prepares for the Centenary commemorations. Despite what is reported in the press, the French fuel strike has not been a major problem here. Though fuel has been in short supply for a few days, it seems things are about back to normal with no queues or rationing in Albert. The service stations on the A1 and A26 between Calais and us also have fuel. All our guests staying with us in the last week have all got fuel with no queues. We will continue to monitor the situation and update our guests who are due to travel in the next weeks and days. Here is a round up of other news from no.fifty6 as we head towards the Somme Centenary.

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