UK town seen as a model community

Totnes, in the country's southwest, takes its own route as austerity measures lead to high national unemployment.

    Britain's austerity measures have taken a toll on the its economy and led to more unemployment and a bigger drain on public spending.

    However, a small southwestern town is taking its own steps to address the national crisis.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Totnes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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