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More explosive vegetables!

Yesterday we told you about the award-winning vegetable grower who was raided by the security services as a result of his bulk purchases of fertilizer and other materials.

Today the boot was on the other foot as we had news of an 81-year old German man who thought he’d unearthed a World War II bomb in his garden.

giant corgette

But instead of an unexploded device, bomb disposal officers who had evacuated the area surrounding the 81-year old’s property, discovered that the suspect ordinance was in fact a particularly large courgette, which measured around 40 cm in length and weighed in at around 5kg.

Being a Tuesday, Margaret Mills joined me today to discuss a terrible railway accident which occurred close to Seven Arches Bridge on 19th September 1850.

Listen again here to what Margaret told me today: –

See you again next week,

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