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7 hrs ago | Banbury Guardian

Charity group says farewell after 36 years

A Banbury charity group that has raised more than 48,000 for cancer research since forming 36 years ago has held its last event.

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11 hrs ago | Thame Today

New methods to lift old hall

Thame's iconic Town Hall is having a face-lift to return it to its former glory by the autumn.

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16 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Costa Rica is coming home on cycle ride

EASTER Monday is often a day to rest and devour chocolate eggs, but for a Bampton father and daughter it will be spent cycling a total of 170 miles.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Oxford Times

Everest trek just taster for the Pole

A FORMER Chipping Norton mayor says she has "unfinished business" as she prepares for a South Pole expedition next year.

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Oxford Times

Ex-nurse died in fall at her Faringdon home

Oxfordshire Coroner Darren Salter opened and adjourned the inquest into Gladys Carter's death at the Coroner's Court on Thursday.

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Swindon Advertiser

Police hunt for missing North Swindon man

David Birley, of Eastbury Way, was last seen in the early hours of April 12 at the Premier Inn at Kembrey Park, Stratton , and is believed to have left there at around 10am.

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Bicester Advertiser

Science Vale Oxford: a true research phenomenon

STEVE COWLEY is a proud man. "The UK is the second most productive research nation in the world after the US, but the US is five times the size of the UK," he enthuses when asked about Science Vale.

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Oxford Times

Golden girls, 89 and 80, braced for hospital abseil

Adriana Young, 89, and Jenny Atkinson, 80, are abseiling down the 100-foot wall of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Headington on Sunday, May 18, with Mrs Young to become the oldest person to ever take on the challenge at the site.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Asbestos timebomb: Deaths set to peak over next two years, says family who lost grandad

Buy this photo aughters and grandchildren of Larrie Lewington, clockwise from front left, Callum Lewington, 13, Summer Clapperton, two, Rebecca Lewington, 31, Louis Clapperton, six, Charlie Unwin, seven, Evie Unwin, 11, Jessica Lewington, 30, Jake Cross, 11 THE family of a man who died after years of exposure to asbestos have warned of a "ticking ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Times

Wilderness Festival to offer more forest revelry

ORGANISERS of Oxfordshire's Wilderness festival have unveiled a programme of feasting and revelling for their expanded event, which they say will recapture the spirit of the raucous Wychwood Forest Fairs originally held on the site.

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Oxford Mail

Eco boom town near Bicester with A 1.65bn investment

It states that investment such as a planned 4,300 homes - including an "eco town" - along with businesses and a town centre redevelopment is worth A 183m.

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Oxford Mail

Plea to help catch the Charlbury tyre slasher

Buy this photo Guy Ker has had tyres slashed four times by the mystery tyre slasher.

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Swindon Advertiser

Swindon churches want people to remember the true Easter story - not just chocolate bunnies

FOR some Easter is a time to enjoy an extended break and feast on chocolate but for others it holds far greater significance.

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Cafe creates space to discuss the big sleep

Buy this photo Laura Freeth, Death Cafe facilitator for OXBEL, meets and talks to people in a local cafe.

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This is Wiltshire

Burst main leaves 30 houses without water in Dixon Street

THIRTY houses are without water in Dixon Street and streams are flowing across surrounding roads after a main burst outside Swindon Moravian Church last night.

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Swindon Advertiser

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)

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Oxford Mail

Comedian backs sacked Miss Oxfordshire contestant

Miss Eden, 22, from Abingdon, was kicked out of the contest for tweeting an "implied topless" photo of herself for breast cancer awareness campaign #coppafeel.

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Oxford Mail

Union role for Witney teacher

Geoff Branner, 59, will take over the role in the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers today at its annual conference in Birmingham.

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Oxford Times

RAF Falcons pass with flying colours

Adi Webb, 48, had been sitting in his mum June's garden in Raymund Road, Marston having a cup of coffee on Wednesday at about 2pm when she pointed out their vivid red, white and blue colours in the sky.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Couple tell of horror at river death discovery

WEDDING guest Helen Lesley Jones has been named as the woman found dead in a Glouces-tershire river at the weekend.

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