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2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Branson, Adam * Stan Crawford managing director, Sherwood Energy Village When Sherwood Energy Village was devised in the mid-1990s, jobs came first.The man in charge of the eco-development believes it's a lesson the Government would do well to heed Getting to Sherwood Energy Village by public transport is difficult.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.