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WORLD'S FIRST STRAW SAUNA

Straw-bale builder Barbara Jones is working on the world's first bale sauna. The 11m by 7.5m stack on car-tyre foundations will have a Jacuzzi and relaxation and aromatherapy rooms. Jones won a £6000 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship to learn mud and lime plastering for the sauna in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire.

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