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Buy this photo The Rev Simon Kirby hopes the extension plan will raise the profile of St Mary's Cogges.
TO celebrate the Adver's 160th anniversary this year we present a Swindon Roll of Honour comprising 160 headline makers from the history of our town.
Alessandro Cipullo , 23, of Nuffield Road, Wood Farm, Oxford, admitted drink-driving a Toyota Aygo in Rewley Road, Oxford, on June 24. Had 54 micrograms in 100ml of breath, above the legal limit of 35 micrograms.
A MAN was stabbed in Cirencester during the early hours of this morning near to the McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Cricklade Road.
Buy this photo Matilda Hillis, four, with wellies filled with flowers during a free children's welly-planting activity at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre in Bicester.
THE mystery smell which plagued Oxford residents on Monday and Tuesday was still lingering yesterday - but some think they may have finally sniffed out the cause.
MAJOR road improvements on Oxford's ring road and in Frideswide Square will finish on time, a council boss has said, after an opposition member raised concerns.
Buy this photo STEAM'S UP: Getting steam up on their Freelance Quarry loco, called Irene, at Saturday's event in Cutteslowe Park are John Roulstone, front, and Derek Graig OXFORD'S train station is due to expand in a A 75m redevelopment and the new line to London Marylebone is well under way but this year could mark yet another railway expansion in ... (more)
Plans include a traffic light-controlled junction giving the estate access to the A40 and for buses to get between Barton Park and Northway.
Dr Davinder Jeet Bains, 47, used a secret camera hidden inside his watch to assault more than two dozen women at a medical practice in Royal Wootton Bassett A Wiltshire doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch will appeal against his 12-year jail sentence today.
The 12-year-old Matthew Arnold School pupil was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia just before her third birthday in 2005.
But nobody has claimed responsibility for the foul stench that swept across Oxford, said to be like cheesy Wotsits, feet, mouldy milk, manure and raw sewage.
The ongoing fire at the Averies recycling site at Marshgate in Swindon. The blaze started on Monday, July 21 and there is no sign of it going out The Adver understands that the emergency services are concerned that the waste fire, at the Marshgate site, might take longer than first thought to extinguish.
Buy this photo Andrew Elphick, front, and other Long Hanborough residents protesting about the planned development Picture: OX68776 Denis Kennedy VILLAGERS have teamed up to declare "hands off Hanborough" and fight housing plans which would increase the population of their West Oxfordshire community by 50 per cent.
A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.
A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:49 am
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