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Festival village 'no chocolate box'

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Sixty years ago, the organisers of the Festival of Britain wanted to exemplify the best of British village life, choosing the village of Trowell in Nottinghamshire to demonstrate how community and self-help were key to post-war recovery.

The BBC's Tom Bateman went to Trowell to report on what the village is like now.


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