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Sunday, 9 February, 2003, 16:26 GMT
Couples offered 'dirty' weekend
Sewage works
The couple will sip champagne at the sewage works
A water company is offering a chance for a romantic couple to spend Valentine's weekend at a sewage works.

Yorkshire Water says it is running the competition through its website to promote greater public interest in what goes on once we pull the plug or flush the toilet.

But there will be a sweeter-smelling side to the prize.

The winners will be spending the weekend at the five star Oulton Hall Hotel in Leeds and will be driven to the Esholt sewage works near Bradford in a Rolls Royce.

They will also receive 500 in Harvey Nichols gift vouchers.

Graham Dixon, from Yorkshire Water, said: "Many people dream of a romantic weekend overlooking the Seine in Paris

"But our Valentine couple will be having a romantic drink next to a river of sewage stemming from the people and businesses of Bradford."

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