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  1. LOOK: Unique A 450,000 cottage with its own cave is still on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Take a look inside this three-bedroom home near Chirk complete with caverns and rock pools which estate agents say is generationg "a lot of interest" Despite strong interest in Coed-y-Glyn Uchaf in Glyn Ceiriog, near Chirk , the A 450,000 property remains on the market having been up for sale since July last year. It is set in around 10 acres and includes former mine workings and a garden surrounded the entrances to three arched caverns containing natural rock pools stocked with trout.

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  2. Ghost trainRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    "THERE'S always something sad about doing something for the last time, especially when it has been part of the communal life for generations." Those were the words of Advertizer reporter Harold Johnson, of Whitchurch, as the last passenger steam trains rolled out of Oswestry 50-years-ago.

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  3. Chirk town council could launch its own CCTV systemRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The council is now asking Chirk Town Council to cough up more than A 5,000 to help keep the cameras running. Wrexham council needs to save A 45m over the next three years and have already agreed cuts to adult care services, libraries, job losses and the CCTV service.

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  4. Trefonen village Post Office and shop re-opens after a year of closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Border Counties Advertizer

    The village, near Oswestry, lost both services last January following a burglary and failed to re-open despite members of the public campaigning. Hazel Johnston, who has taken over the lease and will be running the shop, said she was glad to see the shop back open.

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  5. Wrexham Council Leader Says Thanks For Listening LeightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Wrexham.com News

    UPDATE: Great news just after midnight - police have confirmed both girls have now been found wrexham.com/news/appeal-afa Aware of a few reports on Facebook etc saying the girls have been found but as of yet unable to verify - fingers crossed they are right! @wrexham police are there at crash on Ceiriog Road. Traffic backing up and turning round.

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  6. Peels rung out across the world in tribute to bellringerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Philip Rothera, pictured, who had been the friendly face behind the bar at the Cross Keys in Selattyn until recently, a regular bellringer at St Oswald's Parish Church in Oswestry and the senior captain at Mile End Golf Club in Oswestry, died aged 71 on January 13 following a battle with cancer. Paying tribute to his father, Mr Rothera's son, Brian, said his father had a great passion for pubs, beer and bellringing.

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  7. Appeal After Two Teenage Girls Go Missing In WrexhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Wrexham.com News

    Traffic backing up and turning round. Oswestry to Glyn Ceiriog Rd instead??? RTC B4500 Pontfadog, rd Llangollen.

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  8. Gas pipes work begins in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Wales & West Utilities yesterday began its three-week scheme which will see 63 metres of old pipe replaced with new plastic pipes in parts of Leg Street, Albion Hill and Beatrice Street, together with associated gas services. Project Manager, David Thomas, said the work is "essential" to make sure the area continues to have a safe and reliable gas supply for at least the next 80 years.

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  9. Pair bailed following Oswestry fuel station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The man suffered injuries to his upper left arm during the early morning raid on the Shell service station on Salop Road, Oswestry. Bottles of alcohol were taken.

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  10. Record amount raised at cancer charity fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN OSWESTRY woman whose husband died of leukaemia has raised thousands of pounds for charity in another successful fundraising campaign. Jeanette Kirkham and her daughter, Jasmine, have held a charity night for the last four years in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

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  11. Funding boost for youth servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The funds are expected to benefit Weston Rhyn, St Martins and Gobowen over the next two years and will be available for youngsters who currently travel to The Centre in Oswestry. Weston Rhyn parish councillor Angela Bright, who quoted the figure at last week's council meeting, said: "It means we will be able to buy in our own services, we won't have to go with what Shropshire Council suggest; it gives us a bit more freedom.

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  12. A5: Traffic on Chirk bypass comes to a standstill during police incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | IcNorthWales

    Traffic came to a standstill on the A5 today after a police incident forced the closure of the road for an hour. The congestion on the northbound carriageway stretched back to the A495 and on the southbound carriageway to A539 J1 .

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  13. Pair arrested follow Oswestry petrol station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The pair was arrested after the incident at the Shell garage on Salop Road at around 4.30am this morning. Mornin all, incident at Shell garage,Salop Road overnight.

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  14. Fundraising couple set to pound streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A FUNDRAISING husband and wife team from Oswestry have raised thousands of pounds for a cancer treatment centre and are now set to run this year's London Marathon to raise even more. Only 10 weeks ago Kelly Clarke and her husband, Gary, each pledged to raise 1,500 for a new bone cancer treatment centre at the Orthopaedic Hospital in Gobowen.

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  15. Jobs at risk as dry cleaners could closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    JOBS could be at risk at an Oswestry dry cleaners after its parent company announced nationwide store closures last week. Staff at Johnsons Cleaners on Bailey Street expect to learn if their branch has been earmarked for closure by the end of February.

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  16. Businesses call for patience during three week road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MAJOR repair work to a gas pipeline on Oswestry's streets will bring disruption to the town's motorists and businesses. Roads will close while work to replace 63 metres of extant metal gas pipes with plastic pipes is undertaken on parts of Leg Street, Albion Hill and Beatrice Street.

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  17. Campaigners fail in bid to get tollhouse Grade II listedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Campaigners who had hoped to save The Gate House on Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry, from demolition say they will now appeal the decision to not add the property to the List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. The controversial destruction of the former Tollhouse forms part of plans by supermarket chain Aldi who are looking to build a second store off Shrewsbury Road.

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  18. Tractor driver in A5 crash speaks of 'lucky escape'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Denbighshire Free Press

    THE driver of a tractor which came within inches of plunging more than 100ft from a bridge after a crash said he had a "lucky escape". Joe Wilson, 23, was behind the wheel of the tractor when it smashed through a barrier on the side of the 140ft-high bridge on the A5 near Chirk on Monday.

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  19. Road re-opens after three vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | IcNorthWales

    The A5 at Chirk has re-opened after a two-day closure, sparked by a crash which left a tractor hanging over the side of a bridge. Two cars and the tractor were involved in the pile up on the bypass just before 2pm on Monday, forcing the carriageway to be closed while repairs were carried out.

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  20. A5 Chirk Road Reopening DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Wrexham.com News

    Updates yesterday stated that the road was due to reopen around 5pm today, however the latest update says this could now be put back to 10pm this evening but could even take through into tomorrow morning. The incident took place between the A483 Halton Roundabout and the B5070 Chirk Road / Station Road at 1:50pm yesterday.

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