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RETRO Roamer

More ‘Roamerisms’ from the late 1980s

I was reading the Lochaber News from November 1934, printed and published by D Stewart, Tweeddale Gardens.

There was a story about more than 100,000 gallons of water being lost in Lochaber every day.

Following a town council meeting, it was announced the burgh surveyor was to get an electric stethoscope to detect where the leaks were occurring.

There wasn’t exactly a daily flood warning, you understand, but almost a million gallons of Lochaber water disappearing every week was of great concern to the Provost.

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