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Blog sparks mass council walkout

Councillors in a rural town, in Somerset, have staged a mass resignation after becoming tired of criticism from a blogger.

Ex-vice chairman Anthony Canvin said 11 of Somerton Town Council's 15 members resigned at a meeting on Tuesday.

On his Muck&Brass blog Niall Connolly called members "jackasses" and said a leaflet was "like a Nazi call to arms".

Michael Crick investigates.


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