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A number of small shops have come into being to meet the wants of the increased population; so there seems some prospect that Birlstone may soon grow from an ancient village into a modern town.
This will allow the company to meet the wants of its customers while contributing real added value to the ICT sector.
"Up to the present customers have had supplies which have enabled them to meet the wants of their customers almost to a full extent but there is likely to be a greater scarcity in the future," said the Observer.
"An evening newspaper, fulfilling a less responsible place than that of a morning newspaper, and intended to meet the wants of a more chatty and leisured part of the day, will naturally aim at presenting so much of the day's intelligence as is common to both in a lighter and more entertaining manner.