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Calling Time

by | 9th, January 2004

‘STREWTH! After a day of hard yakka in temperatures of 100F, our Australian friends like nothing better than to blow the froth of a coldie.

‘Closed until Australia wins at sport’

But for the residents of Marble Bar, a small hamlet 900 miles north of Perth which is the country’s hottest town, that is no longer such an easy task.

The Telegraph reports that a dispute at the weekend has caused the temporary managers of the town’s only pub, the century-old Ironclad Hotel, to shoot through.

And the result is that Marble Bar (where temperatures in summer regularly reach 110F and which once had 160 consecutive days above 100F) is

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