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Getting closer to rural communities

Liz Barnes

Getting closer to rural communities

a rural resource paper giving some rural definitions

by Liz Barnes

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Published by NCVO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementLiz Barnes.
ContributionsNational Council for Voluntary Organisations.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19957991M

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