Record month for Audlem Online

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Please excuse a news story about this website, but we can't help noting that January 2008 was the busiest month yet on Audlem Online with over 7,700 people logging on. That doesn't mean 7,700 different people as many readers visit us every day or pretty regularly, but it does represent an increase of around 20% compared with the average number of readers each month in 2007.

Maybe the big stories about the traffic situation in the village centre helped, or perhaps interest in events like the pantomime, but whatever the reason, a big thank you from the webteam to all our readers for taking so much interest.

 

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