If you needed any further confirmation that Britain has turned into a nation of wets, here it is. Perhaps they should mount fluorescent disclaimers on every street corner to warn visitors that they walk the pavements at their own risk. It would be risible if it were not so plausible, much like the compulsory 'no smoking' signs the Labour government made us fasten to the pillars inside mediaeval churches.
No wonder people won't walk the way of the Cross, if they're even afraid of tripping on cobbles...
** Village cobbles 'too dangerous' **
A medieval Somerset village could lose its cobbled paths because they are feared to be too dangerous.
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