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conkers

Brit a game in which a player swings a horse chestnut (conker), threaded onto a string, against that of another player to try to break it
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One gentleman even called me from Wells Cathedral in Somerset and said he could send a big bag of huge conkers, which he has now parcelled up and put in the post.
St Edmundsbury Council spokeswoman Marianne Hulland said they simply responded after a man was hurt when a conker fell on his head.
It is surprising how competitive people get - especially the dads who are determined to get their hands on the sought-after golden conker trophy
However, the poor weather has made the conkers fall prematurely meaning they are not ripe yet and still soft.
Each conker is given a score based on how many victories it has and the number of conkers it has defeated.
Ten minutes' drive from junction 11 of the M42 (just north of Tamworth), Conkers is just 30 miles away from central Birmingham, but this is another world.
A VILLAGE conker tournament blighted by cheats is introducing forensic testing to stop any further foul play.
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Conkers also offers ranger led activities for kids, daily during the school holidays and at most weekends throughout the year.
A LEAMINGTON man conker-ed any nerves he may have had to triumph in the final at the 2014 World Conker Championships.
It gave me ideas for autumnal activities to do with little Miss Maddison; leaf collecting and the subsequent drying out and printing, walks out - not forgetting the wellies - and conker collecting.
But, a year on, locals are angry at "taxpayers' money being wasted", sending out workmen on their unusual mission to pluck all the conkers from the tree.