Oswestry, England Newswire

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  1. School donates defibrillator to parish councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Border Counties Advertizer

    MORDA Primary School has donated a defibrillator to the community as the final phase of their Shock For Life Campaign. The defibrillator was presented to representatives of Oswestry Rural Parish Council at a celebration assembly held at Morda Church of England Primary School last week.

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  2. Council stalwart to stand downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Border Counties Advertizer

    Val Smout, pictured, who has overseen Oswestry Rural Parish Council for more than 10 years, will vacate her job in June. He said: "Val has been an absolutely first-class asset to the council and has done a fantastic job for us, bringing us into the 21st century.

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  3. Planet Hippo Unveils New .cymu and .wales DomainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - March 25, 2015 - OSWESTRY, U.K. -- Planet Hippo, one of the UK's fastest growing providers of website hosting and domain registration services, has announced the immediate availability new .cymru and .wales domains. These new domains allow Welsh organisations and individuals to show their national identity online and express pride in their heritage.

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  4. Get your tickets now for a charity race night in aid of Hope HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Border Counties Advertizer

    THEY'RE under starter's orders for the biggest event yet in the Advertizer's campaign to raise funds for Hope House Children's Hospice. We're staging a racenight at Oswestry Cricket Club on Friday, May 1 and it promises to be a really fun night.

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  5. Oswestry golf clubs targeted by 'suspicious activity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Border Counties Advertizer

    The force today issued a request using people in the region to report any suspicious activity, either by people or vehicles, around golf clubs in Oswestry, Mile End and Llanymynech. A spokesperson for West Mercia Police commented: "There has been some recent suspicious activity in and around the local golf vlubs on the rural south area of which there are three: Llanymynech, Oswestry and Mile End.

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  6. Rural council clerk announces resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Val Smout, pictured, who has overseen Oswestry Rural Parish Council for more than 10 years, will vacate her job in June. He said: "Val has been an absolutely first-class asset to the council and has done a fantastic job for us, bringing us into the 21st century.

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  7. Plans to demolish Oswestry's tollhouse have been approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    PLANS to demolish an 18th Century tollhouse to accommodate a new supermarket in Oswestry have been approved by Shropshire Council's planning department. The Gate House on Shrewsbury Road will be flattened to accommodate a car park and road access for the new Aldi store with the creation of up to 40 new jobs.

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  8. Rachel joins hospital's running teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A FORMER Oswestry woman will be running this year's London Marathon in aid of the Orthopaedic Hospital's Bone Cancer Appeal. Rachel Bierley, 26, will be one of several runners supporting the Gobowen hospital's appeal when they take the streets of the Capital on Sunday, April 26. "I've loved running since I was a child at Trefonen School," said Rachel, who now works in London in sports marketing.

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  9. Mother-of-three to run third London MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN OSWESTRY mum is looking to complete a London Marathon hat-trick as she tackles the world famous race for a third time. Bethan Porritt , 39, competed in the 2008 and 2012 events and has raised thousands of pounds for charities in the process.

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  10. Officials quiz plans to spend A 10,000 grant on Oswestry buntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Oswestry was awarded the money from the Portas Pilot to help with the regeneration of the town's retail centre. But Steve White, Oswestry's Community Enablement Officer for Shropshire Council, says he isn't convinced that spanning the town with almost one mile of bunting will improve footfall or enhance the economy.

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  11. Fears that former St Martins school may become permanent travellers homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A FORMER village school could become a permanent home to travellers if current plans are passed, one anxious councillor has said. Councillor Steve Davenport voiced his fears after plans to provide a temporary home for one local family of travelling showpeople at the vacant Ifton Heath Primary School in St Martins was revealed.

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  12. Plaque to honour 'Roberts the Gas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Last week town councillors discussed the possibility of honouring Robert Roberts, who opened Oswestry's first gasworks in Willow Street in the early 19th Century. Councillors were unanimous in their support of the project, which will be referred to the Oswestry and District Civic Society for completion.

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  13. GOLF: Price is right for Cleobury Mortimer's EmilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ludlow Advertiser

    Emily Price with Cleobury professional Sam Pain. Price has been selected for the England Golf A team for their forthcoming match TALENTED golfer Emily Price has been selected for the England Golf A team for the forthcoming Scottish Under-16 girls' open stroke play championship at Strathmore.

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  14. LitFest brings in A 250,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    OSWESTRY Literary Festival could generate up to a quarter of a million pounds for the area's economy, according to organisers. This year's impressive line-up of authors, writers and performers are set to draw large audiences and provide an economic boost to the town.

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  15. Richard interviews Judy as Lit Fest gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    But now Judy Finnigan is carving a name for herself as a literary champion having recently released her second novel, which has already received glowing praise from the critics and has now brought her and her opinionated husband Richard Madeley to the Oswestry Literary Festival on Friday. Of course the big question is whether the Queen of daytime TV thinks her books would make the coveted Book Club, which she and Richard launched on their Channel Four show in 2004 and is now run in conjunction with WHSmith.

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  16. Isabelle Lottie Foundation celebrates anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A BRAVE four-year-old will be the guest of honour at a celebration to mark one year of a new charity established in her name. Parents Gareth and Rebecca Wynn set up the Isabelle Lottie Foundation last year to raise awareness of brain tumours in children, after their daughter successfully battled a brain tumour.

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  17. New Oswestry youth grant will 'do more for less'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Border Counties Advertizer

    YOUNGSTERS in Oswestry are set to benefit from a host of new activities as part of a 25,000 grant. The catalogue of sessions, ranging from sports groups to a youth cafe, have come from a youth commissioning project by the Oswestry Local Joint Committee aimed at encouraging children aged 10 to 19, and up to 24 for those with a disability, to make the most of their youth services.

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  18. The SladesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | FarmingUK

    The many attributes of this delightful country residence make it a rare and pleasing find in the heart of the beautiful North Shropshire countryside on the Welsh border. With substantial and versatile accommodation, paddocks and stabling and a range of outbuildings, The Slades provides a wide variety of opportunities in a quiet, secluded location.

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  19. 'Courageous' Oswestry father's life never the same after rugby injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A "COURAGEOUS" father's life was never the same following a rugby injury which left him paralysed more than 20 years ago, an inquest heard. Alan Roy Evans, of Blenheim Close, Oswestry, died at the age of 55, last October, at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, after being admitted to the hospital with a chest infection.

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  20. Big Sleep Out highlights homeless issue in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    WOULD you give up one night in your warm and cosy bed to highlight the plight of those who don't have such luxury? If you're honest, the answer is probably no. But that is exactly what one small band of people did on Friday night in the latest event from the team who established Oswestry's Open House.

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