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town crier

(formerly) a person employed by a town to make public announcements in the streets
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Huddersfield town crier Vic Watson hosted the event, which was held at Nelson Mandela Corner behind the library in the town centre.
ALNWICK will be a quieter - and sadder - place following the passing of its legendary championship-winning town crier.
TOWN crier Tony Appleton, who announced the birth of the new princess, said he was told the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would be "touched" when he asked if could make the proclamation.
Bruce was active in the Bay of Quinte Branch, spoke on more than one occasion, and served as town crier at many Loyalist Days.
A TOWN crier has been forced to quit after being exposed as an imposter.
TOWN crier John Stevens has been named the best in the land.
A total of 17 town criers came from all over the country to help Warwick mark its 1,100th year and they took to the rain-soaked streets for a procession through the town.
His fellow town criers voted unanimously to give him this award.
LIVERPOOL is to get its first town crier in hundreds of years.
Five town criers from all over the North-east descended on Saltburn to support the event.
Twenty-five colourfully clad criers converged in the centre of tranquil Alcester for the Heart of England Town Criers Competition.
ONE of Wales' longest serving town criers is preparing to retire after 28 years.