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PLANS for quicker internet access in a village have fallen flat.
Cathy Barnwell, 55, has fallen flat on her face more than 100 times in the past four years due to cerebellar ataxia - which affects around 2000 people in the UK.
Though some of McCourt's promises have fallen flat - chiefly, propping up the Dodgers' faltering offense with a beefed-up roster - the ball is still in the air.