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3 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

Plans for huge new estate to be scrutinised

A BID to build up to 700 homes to the east of Carterton has been called-in to a joint committee by senior planning officers.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Oxford Mail

Historic church to come out of hiding

Buy this photo The Rev Simon Kirby hopes the extension plan will raise the profile of St Mary's Cogges.

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Swindon Advertiser

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 10

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.

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Oxford Times

Scales of Justice: 19 people up in court

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.

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Gazette Series

Man stabbed near Cirencester McDonald's

A MAN was stabbed in Cirencester during the early hours of this morning near to the McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Cricklade Road.

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Oxford Mail

It's a 'bootiful' flower display for Marie Curie Cancer Care at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre

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.

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Bicester Advertiser

Cause of stink remains mystery as it lingers on

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.

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This is Wiltshire

Hazard warning over shared crossing plan

PLANS for a new shared space crossing at Ridgeway Farm mimicking the one in place at Regent Circus should be reconsidered according to residents.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

This is Oxfordshire

Pledge to meet deadlines to finish major road upgrades

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.

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Oxford Mail

All aboard as miniature railway plans to grow

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)

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This is Oxfordshire

Developers to submit plans for link road to new Barton estate

Plans include a traffic light-controlled junction giving the estate access to the A40 and for buses to get between Barton Park and Northway.

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This is Wiltshire

Pervert doctor who filmed patients with 'James Bond' watch appeals against jail sentence

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.

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Oxford Times

Molly's the face of our city's fight to find cure for cancer

The 12-year-old Matthew Arnold School pupil was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia just before her third birthday in 2005.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

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.

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Film aims to make Banbury the town of the living dead

Buy this photo Join in: Tony Jopia pictured in St Mary's churchyard in Banbury where he plans to start filming his zombie movie Apocalypse using hundreds of local residents as extras He said: "Anybody can be a zombie, so long as they can play it and don't get shy at the last minute.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Fears Swindon waste site fire could burn for weeks

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.

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Oxford Mail

Villagers unite in battle to keep the developers at bay

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.

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Oxford Mail

Student hostel plan worry for residents

A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.

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This is Oxfordshire

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.

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Oxford Mail

Birthday girl to give up her hair as a gift for ill children

MANY young girls look forward to being treated on their birthday with presents, a nice meal out, or even a fancy new hairdo.

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