Charter of uk.local.county-durham

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The uk.local.county-durham newsgroup is for discussion of issues relating to County Durham - 'Land of the Prince Bishops'.

Contributions are welcome from people who live, study, or work in the area, have an interest in the culture, history and attractions of the area, plan to visit it, or are now living 'in exile' and have fond memories of their time in the county.


Posting adverts to the newsgroup is strictly forbidden, with the following exception:
Announcements of community events and other non-commercial information that is of direct relevance to the people of the area is welcome.


Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to more than a TOTAL of four uk.local.* newsgroups; these may be geographically adjacent or overlapping, or connected by the subject of the post (e.g. "moving house from Lincoln to Durham").


All posts must be made in plain text; HTML and other types of formatted text are forbidden. Posting URLs of relevant Internet sites, where appropriate, is encouraged.

With the explicit exception of PGP signatures, all encoded binaries are forbidden. Forbidden binaries include, but are not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents, executable programs and "business cards". You are invited to read a guide on the World Wide Web at http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html for further information on how to configure your newsreader to post to uk.* newsgroups.


Anyone posting advertisements, binaries or other material contrary to this charter may be reported to their ISP or postmaster without further warning after their first offence.

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