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18-12-2015, 19:10
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Thought you'd like to know when this momentus occasion was:


"Last Of Scotland's Dry Towns Now Wet
KIRKINTILLOCH, Scotland
(AP) - The Scots of Kirkintilloch voted 5,293-4,858 to allow pubs in the town for the first time in almost half a century.

Residents in 1920 voted pubs out under a local option and the drys won five polls in the 48 years since.

Kirkintilloch, a town of 24,000, was the last of Scotland's dry districts."
Sarasota Journal Jan 6th 1969
(Thanks to Alan of A Good Beer Blog (http://beerblog.genx40.com/) for finding this.)
A surprisingly high turnout. And pretty close.

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