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Northumberland village keeps 'centre of Britain' title

The village of Haltwhistle in Northumberland, nicknamed the "centre of Britain" is breathing a sigh of relief after Scotland voted against independence.

Had voters chosen to split up the UK, the centre of England, Wales and Northern Ireland would have moved south, costing Haltwhistle its claim to fame.

The BBC's Peter Harris spoke to local business owner Richard Skeet.

  • 22 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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