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The OS are thinking of revising how latitude and longitude are represented on paper maps, to bring them into line with the system used by GPS. It may make a difference of mere millimetres, but they are canvassing opinion on the idea before taking it further. [ full story ]

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thumb Leading film maker Alastair Lee presents the Brit Rock film tour, which has its world premier at Rheged on 2nd October [ full story ]

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