No, I know, this isn\’t all of the story but it is at least part of it.
The places where people live long lives seem to be those places which people go to when they retire. Thus it isn\’t that thy are places which make people live long lives: it\’s that those living long lives go there.
The mayor, John Burden – a lifelong resident – said: \’I would like to say our longevity is because we have good Christian people. But we have clean air and good local produce with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables available.
\’I don\’t think it\’s anything to do with being born here. I can walk through the town these days and hardly see anyone I grew up with.\’