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  1. All eyes on Witney seat when nation goes to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cotswold Journal

    EYES will be on the West Oxfordshire ward of Witney during the May 7 general election count to see whether Prime Minister David Cameron successfully retains his seat for a third term of office. Regarded a 'safe' Conservative seat, Mr Cameron has held Witney since 2001, a constituency which includes the Cotswold town of Chipping Norton where Mr Cameron has a home, and was elected leader of the Conservative party in 2005.

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  2. Deputy leader of SODC steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Henley Standard

    THE deputy leader of South Oxfordshire District Council is stepping down because she is too busy. Angie Paterson, a Conservative who was first elected to represent Watlington in a by-election in 2006, is also cabinet member for planning policy and customer services.

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  3. Roadworks, congestion and lack of modern offices driving businesses from city centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Banburycake.co.uk

    Traffic congestion, roadworks and lack of modern office buildings were making the city centre the county's least desirable location, business leaders claimed. Business chiefs who took part in the survey for the Oxford Mail's sister paper, The Oxford Times , said they would prefer out-of-town or village locations.

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  4. Oxfordshire remains one of worst places for bed-blocking in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Banburycake.co.uk

    An average of 141 beds a day were out of action over the 2014/15 financial year as they were taken up by patients who did not require hospital treatment. Oxfordshire has remained one of the worst areas in England for bedblocking, rated bottom in January and second worst in March.

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  5. TEACHERS have welcomed a new programme to help boost literacy skills among primary school pupils.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Banburycake.co.uk

    The Gaining Momentum scheme, a partnership between the county council and the National Literacy Trust, follows the success of the Oxford Mail-backed Oxfordshire Reading Campaign, which ran for two years from 2012 to boost literacy skills in primary school pupils. Now the Gaining Momentum programme is being rolled out to Key Stage 3 to make sure older students also feel the benefit.

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  6. 21 things to do in Berkshire this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The CHOW Friday Food Market will be opening for the first time in Market Place running from 11am to 4pm. The market promises to offer tempting dishes from all over the world with stalls ranging from Mexico to Greece.

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  7. Cyclist seriously hurt in collision with lorryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    A SWINDON cyclist taken to Southmead Hospital after colliding with the rear of a parked lorry yesterday afternoon is in a critical condition. The incident occurred just before 4pm on Cirencester Road, Latton, when a black and white racing cycle hit the rear of the lorry, which was parked by the side of the road.

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  8. Ashford Borough Council hands out just three fines in three years for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Online

    In the last three years Ashford Borough Council has handed out just THREE fines for dog fouling and one of those was never paid. The shockingly low statistics were exposed by a Freedom of Information request made by the Kentish Express, which revealed the two dog owners who paid up were caught in East Mountain Lane, Kennington, between 2013 and 2014, and Mallards, South Willesborough, in the past year.

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  9. Paedophile Crowther caught thanks to - superhero' dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    "SUPERHERO husband" Warren Parker said he was horrified when confronted with obscene images of children when helping police net paedophile Owen Crowther. After returning home with his family from a music festival last July to find his house had been burgled, a chain of events got underway which saw the 42-year-old quantity surveyor track down depraved Crowther using an IP address.

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  10. Honda eying global architecture for next Civic to reduce costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | INAUTONEWS

    The third largest Japanese automaker is mulling a significant reduction in expenses for the next European Civic compact model, saying it would use the basis of the global platform. The upcoming new generation of the well-known compact model has been surprisingly previewed by the unexpected two-door coupe concept introduced during this month's New York auto show.

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  11. CRICKET: Joe White and Will Rooney called up by Oxfordshire for openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Oxfordshire

    Joe White's fine form for Great & Little Tew last year has earned him a call-up to the Oxfordshire team for Sunday's Unicorns Trophy match against Herefordshire OXFORDSHIRE, who lost to Devon by seven runs in the final of last year's Unicorns Trophy at Wormsley, return there to open this year's campaign against Herefordshire on Sunday . It was an agonising final defeat for skipper Luke Ryan's team, who will be hoping to eradicate that memory with a convincing victory in the Group 4 match at the delightful ground near Stokenchurch.

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  12. Four of Bullfinch sex gang trying to get out of jail earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Times

    FOUR members of an Oxford paedophile ring who were jailed through Operation Bullfinch have launched a bid to have their minimum prison sentences cut. Bassam Karrar, Kamar Jamil, and brothers Anjum Dogar and Akhtar Dogar are appealing against the minimum amount of time they must spend behind bars after being found guilty of raping and prostituting girls as young as 11. They were among seven men jailed at the Old Bailey in June 2013 after abusing six girls between 2004 and 2008.

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  13. Behind the books are Larkmead School pupils Priti Gurung, Sophie Truby and Harry WheatleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Mail

    The Gaining Momentum scheme, a partnership between the county council and the National Literacy Trust, follows the success of the Oxford Mail-backed Oxfordshire Reading Campaign, which ran for two years from 2012 to boost literacy skills in primary school pupils. Now the Gaining Momentum programme is being rolled out to Key Stage 3 to make sure older students also feel the benefit.

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  14. Police at the Hillsborough Road junction with Kelburne Road in Cowley yesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Mail

    Yesterday officers were searching a house in Mayfair Road, Cowley, and part of neighbouring Hillsborough Road as part of the investigation. Police yesterday did not say what it was they were looking for, but did confirm it was not a second body.

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  15. Reports of a crash involving a lorry and a car on the A34 at WendleburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Mail

    One lane blocked and delays due to accident, a lorry and a car involved on A34 at M40 J9 / A41 . On the roundabout.

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  16. Kids and families calendar - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    Post Falls Spring Soccer League Open to boys and girls ages 3-14. Through May 16. $29/Post Falls residents, $33/nonresidents.

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  17. Nicholas P.W. Coe Takes Readers 'Beyond Creation's End'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Two paths come together as the characters of Nicholas P.W. Coe's new science-fiction survival novel, "Beyond Creation's End" , trace different ways in trying to survive the collapse of the universe. Fifty thousand years in the future, the universe begins to collapse prematurely.

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  18. Hospital investigated incident involving rapist nurse in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Heraldseries.co.uk

    HOSPITAL bosses knew of a complaint of "inappropriate behaviour" by nurse Andrew Hutchinson five years before he was charged with raping two unconscious patients and filming other women. The 29-year-old former accident and emergency nurse admitted 23 sexual offences between 2011 and 2013 - including two of rape at the hospital and voyeurism - last month.

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  19. Naked Horse Rides, Ruby-Dyed Pigeons and Gertrude Stein: A Typical Day at One Country HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    Fan-tailed pigeons, dyed emerald and ruby, roamed the grounds. Statues wore animal masks.

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  20. What A Laugh holds off Stone to score by a lengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kidderminster Shuttle

    WHAT A Laugh proved a worthy winner of the Lady Dudley Cup at the Worcestershire Point-to-point on Saturday afternoon, getting the better of a protracted battle with Stone over the final three fences. The race took place before one the biggest crowds seen at Chaddesley Corbett, with seven runners lining up for the big race.

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