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  1. Christmas baby joy for couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Witney Gazette

    THERE will be more than a few surprise Christmas gifts received in Oxfordshire this morning, but two families are celebrating very special ones. Baby Lily Bond was born at 7.01am today in Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital , weighing seven pounds and 15 ounces.

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  2. Musicians of the Bratton Silver Band at St Giles Church for the Imber Festival of CarolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wiltshire Times

    A PAIR of loan sharks who preyed on vulnerable people in need of cash have both been jailed for 10 months. Exploiting the needy Ronald De La Cruz, who helped run a soup kitchen in Trowbridge, and James Palfrey gave high interest advances before using bully boy tactics when their victims fell behind with repayments.

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  3. On Native GroundTIMID, Passive Reporters Produce Timid, Passive JournalismRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    If you're like me, at some point in the past few years you've had the conversation about why there are so many dead bodies - fake dead bodies - on television. We have dead bodies lying on slabs in the morgue on most of the "Law & Order" franchises - and there are three of them, plus endless reruns.

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  4. City defies war to celebrate - Christmas as usual'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This is Oxfordshire

    Street decorations were in short supply - even Father Christmas appears to have been absent. But shops were gaily decorated, with displays to tempt shoppers.

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  5. Who is David Oyelowo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | USA Today

    David Oyelowo has refused to play stereotypical African-American characters, preferring quality roles such as his portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the new 'Selma.' Who is David Oyelowo? David Oyelowo has refused to play stereotypical African-American characters, preferring quality roles such as his portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the new 'Selma.' 4 comments

  6. Children's presents stolen in Christmas Eve burglary in DidcotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Heraldseries.co.uk

    Police said the thieves entered the Itchen Court home, in Didcot, by forcing open a back window between 4pm yesterday and 1am today. They stole wrapped children's toys, as well as family pictures, personalised calendars and a white Samsung tablet, the force said.

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  7. Cotswold-based brewery launches Christmas aleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Worcester News

    SALES of a speciality Christmas ale brewed in the Cotswolds have exceeded expectation with twice as many bottles flying off the shelves than originally anticipated. Greedy Goose is the latest beer to be created at Hook Norton Brewery, near Chipping Norton, and has proved popular since being released to the public in November.

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  8. 160 APPEAL; Always up for a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | This is Wiltshire

    No trek, race or bike ride proved too daunting for our determined fundraisers, who went above and beyond in aid of the 160 Appeal. Here are some of the highlights of the challenges tackled throughout the year l SWIMMERS hit the fast lane for thousands of terminally-ill patients in Swindon, raising nearly A 3,700 for Prospect last spring.

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  9. When Ken was King of the castleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | This is Wiltshire

    Almost three years after he was forced to leave, Ken King returned to his old manor in the summer of 1993 with an alleged cheque for A 1m in a doomed bid to buy it back IN a smart, pale suit set off with a patterned tie, striped shirt and silk hankie, ex-bingo caller Ken King had a sparkle in his eye and a cheque for a million quid stuffed in his pocket when he returned one sunny afternoon to what, quite literally, was his old manor. He hadn't, sadly, been behind the wheel of his once customary Rolls Royce Silver Spirit but he had at least retained its customised number plate - KK5 748 - that was now affixed to a not quite so sleek or elegant three year-old Rover Metro.

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  10. Jailed: Loan sharks who preyed on vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Wiltshire Times

    A pair of loan sharks who preyed on vulnerable people in need of cash have both been jailed for 10 months A PAIR of loan sharks who preyed on vulnerable people in need of cash have both been jailed for 10 months. Exploiting the needy Ronald De La Cruz, who helped run a soup kitchen in Trowbridge, and James Palfrey gave high interest advances before using bully boy tactics when their victims fell behind with repayments.

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  11. Southern League: Third win on the spin is all Marine Want for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Swindon Advertiser

    SWINDON Supermarine will bid to make it three league wins on the spin for the first time this season when they host Wantage Town on Boxing Day. Goals from Ryan Stanners and Jake Simpson helped Dave Webb's side triumph 2-0 at Yate Town last Saturday, while Sholing were crushed 5-2 at the Webb's Wood Stadium eight days ago.

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  12. Permits for Averies Recycling and Swindon Skips revoked by Environment AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Swindon Advertiser

    The Environment Agency has revoked two environmental permits for Averies Recycling Ltd waste transfer station at Marshgate and Swindon Skips Ltd waste transfer station at Brindley Close, Cheney Manor . A fire on the Marshgate site in July required the Environment Agency and partners to move over 3,300 tonnes of waste from site before the fire could be extinguished.

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  13. Christmas at Savernake Prospect Hospice is all about time with the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | This is Wiltshire

    A HOSPICE might seem a depressing place to visit in the run-up to Christmas, but within moments of walking through the doors at Prospect in Wroughton I was struck by its welcoming feel and sense of calm. I was greeted by a smiling receptionist sitting in front of a stained glass image of the beautiful Wiltshire landscape.

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  14. St John Ambulance Brigade's new ambulance, designed to carry eight wounded soldiers on stretchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Bicester Advertiser

    THE Oxford branch of the St John Ambulance Brigade received a A 500 motor ambulance, which had been subscribed for publicly. It was to be used only in Oxford for the conveyance of the wounded from the station to the hospitals.

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  15. Cherwell School students wrap up well for Christmas with gift paper businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    And tomorrow morning it will be ripped to shreds and heading for recycling boxes or folded and kept for next year. The pupils from Cherwell School, in Marston Ferry Road, set up their business - Alpha - as part of the Young Enterprise scheme.

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  16. 'Fund it and back it or church will close', parishioners toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Witney Gazette

    Freeland Methodist Church, a listed building which dates from 1807, is facing closure as just a handful of elderly and infirm parishioners are struggling to keep it going amid rising upkeep costs. She said: "We're a small and ageing congregation and the physical upkeep of a 200-year-old building is difficult.

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  17. Generations unite to reflect changing timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Banbury Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A new exhibition, created by different generations to explore how communication and technology have developed over the last 60 years, is set to be unveiled in January.

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  18. LUFC Bumper crowd expected on Boxing DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Vital Football

    Leeds United are set for a crowd close to 30,000 for the Boxing Day clash with Wigan Athletic. Tickets have been selling well for the game at Elland Road with the South Stand now sold out and only limited availability in both the North and East Stands.

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  19. Holder on Life by Judith Holder: Your pre-Christmas hell is a party compared to mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    Which probably explains why by the time we get to Christmas Day itself, most women are prone to looking terrifying around the carving knife and crying at John Lewis ads about penguins, sometimes simultaneously. The trouble with Christmas is that it brings out both the worst and best in us.

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  20. Burglars steal children's Christmas presents on Christmas EveRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | ITV

    The wrapped gifts were taken from the family's living room in Itchen Court, Didcot, Oxfordshire when thieves broke in through a window at the back of the property between 4pm yesterday and 1am today. Detective Constable Georgina Bradley said: "This is a terrible burglary due to the fact that several children's presents were taken on Christmas Eve.

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