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Royal Show is off

The Royal Agricultural Show will not be taking place next weekend as a result of the foot and mouth outbreak in the United Kingdom.

As a precautionary measure, the Department of Agriculture has placed a ban on the movement of animals within the Island and the public is being asked to stay off the countryside.

President of the society, Frank Cain, says he doesn't know whether it will be rearranged.

He says everyone is totally deflated:

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