Oswestry, England Newswire

Oswestry, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oswestry, England.

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  1. Oswestry baby that supports Liverpool is too upset by Steven Gerrard's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    YOU'RE never too young to start watching football and this little one has been learning about the highs and lows of the beautiful from a tender age. Liverpool supporter Dexter Gibson is only 11 months old, but hasn't taken the news of Steven Gerrard leaving well.

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  2. Morgan RattlerRead the original story

    Thursday | The Session

    This is Henrick Norbeck's transcription of Morgan Rattler from O'Neill's 1850. I know that not many people are ever going to play this is a session .

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  3. Sheep illegally slaughtered at Wrexham farm for Muslim festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNorthWales

    These four men were fined after sheep were illegally slaughtered in Wrexham. From left, Hadyar Ayhan, Cumalia Acun, Fatti Acun and Ismail Arslan.

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  4. WWI soldier's efforts finally recognisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A SOLDIER from Oswestry who died at home during the First World War as a result of his military service has finally been recognised as a casualty of war. Private Harry Heritage Owen of the 6th King's Shropshire Light Infantry died at the age of 33 on April 16, 1917 from health complications caused by life in the trenches.

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  5. Former owner defends decision to sell-off historic tollhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THE former owner of an historic tollhouse at the centre of a planning dispute in Oswestry says she is "disappointed" that town councillors campaigned against the building's demolition. The 18th Century Gatehouse building on Shrewsbury Road was demolished last week as part of a new development by the supermarket retailer Aldi.

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  6. Jobless dad's plea over 'unfair' bedroom taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN ANXIOUS young father from Oswestry has revealed how the so-called 'bedroom tax' is threatening to jeopardise his relationship with his daughter. Rob Lloyd claims Shropshire Council has landed him with an ultimatum to either pay the controversial tax or downsize his property in Llwyn Road to a single bedroom home, leaving no room for his daughter, Seren.

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  7. Marketmen 'disappointed' by troubled developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Last week, the Advertizer revealed how cinema operator Cineworld has questioned its commitment to the 45 million development, forcing supermarket giant Morrisons, to "review" its progress at the Shrewsbury Road site. However, Oswestry's Livestock Auctions, which vacated the site to make way for the leisure complex earlier this year, said it was "disappointed" by the delay.

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  8. New man at Oswestry Show reinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Local farmer and long-standing Show Committee member, John Evans, of Halton Farm, Chirk, will follow in the footsteps of his late father, Glyn, who was show president exactly 30 years ago in 1985. The Evans family has a long and successful history of showing at Oswestry with his wife, Margaret, and daughter, Wendy, exhibiting Working Hunter Ponies and Hunters, and John with his sons, Richard and Tudor, excelling in the Border Sheep Section.

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  9. 'Embrace change' call from new Oswestry mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Councillor Peter Cherrington pledged to pursue a series of visions already set out by his colleagues over recent years, but with a view to building on strengths "in response to our economic challenges and community aspirations". Highlighting the delivery of employment land and start-ups, improving the town centre, growing markets and working with partners, he also backed the campaign to see Oswestry have a regional health centre as part of the NHS shake-up across Shropshire.

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  10. Healthcare is a top priority for PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    BRINGING emergency healthcare to North Shropshire and creating better transport links are the top priorities for North Shropshire's returning MP. Owen Paterson, who was re-elected for a fifth time on May 7, has pledged to follow through with the promises he made in the run up to the General Election and says he is relishing the opportunity "to get things done".

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  11. Oswestry tollhouse demolished to make way for car parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The controversial flattening of the Gate House on Shrewsbury Road forms part of plans to create a new Aldi store near the site. Campaigners had fought for the preservation of the building by urging English Heritage to grant the building listed status, but their appeals were turned down.

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  12. Lasting tribute unveiled in memory of Johnstown manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Flintshire Standard

    Described as a "happy-go-lucky lad", Matthew Jones, of Johnstown, died in the early hours of November 1 last year after attending a Halloween party at the Academy Skate Park in Oswestry. In an emotional unveiling ceremony at a football fun day in Heol Kenyon, Johnstown home to one of Matthew's former clubs, Johnstown FC - his dad Geoff addressed a gathered crowd to speak in memory of his son.

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  13. Former Oswestry centre hit by arsonistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A vigilant dog walker alerted the fire service after seeing youths starting a fire in the derelict building on College Road. The attack, which took place last Thursday evening just after 6.30pm, is the fourth arson incident to take place in the building in just 12 months.

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  14. Council rapped over travelling family's moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A TRAVELLING family should not have been moved onto a new site without prior notification, a council leader has said. Councillor Arthur Walpole, who chairs the North Shropshire Planning Committee, last week pledged to ensure similar incidents do not happen in the future after the Stokes family, known in the Oswestry area for their popular funfairs, were moved to St Martins without the knowledge of the parish council.

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  15. Biddick re-writes the point-to-point record booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Sidmouth Herald

    The first of three late season fixtures at Bratton Down proved quite an occasion for the British point-to-point world. Will Biddick has held the National point to point title for the past three seasons.

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  16. Oswestry woman born on VE Day celebrates with Union Jack dressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Victoria Turrell was born on May 8, 1945 the day which marked the end of the Second World War, known as VE Day. To celebrate her 70th birthday and the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Victoria held a party at the Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry and commissioned a custom-made, Union Jack dress from the Gates Gift Shop in Oswestry.

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  17. New housing estate opened in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The estate which replaced Swan Lane has been named Hignett Place, in memory of Mary Hignett, a much-loved local writer, teacher and naturalist who left half of her substantial estate to Oswestry Rotary Club. Shropshire Town and Rural Housing arranged a grand opening of the estate last Wednesday and the chair of the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund, David Gordon, cut the ribbon to declare it officially open.

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  18. Oswestry health club 'in a spin' for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MEMBERS of an Oswestry health club are raising funds for Hope House Children's Hospices by hosting their second fundraising spinathon. "Members of Bodytech are really enthusiastic about taking part in the Spinathon and helping to raise money to help terminally ill children," said Jeff Anderson, managing director of Bodytech.

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  19. A new housing estate has been opened in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The estate which replaced Swan Lane has been named Hignett Place, in memory of Mary Hignett, a much-loved local writer, teacher and naturalist who left half of her substantial estate to Oswestry Rotary Club. Shropshire Town and Rural Housing arranged a grand opening of the estate last Wednesday and the chair of the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund, David Gordon, cut the ribbon to declare it officially open.

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  20. Fairground owners await Shropshire council planning decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Stokes family, which runs a bi-annual funfair in Oswestry, moved to the former Ifton Heath Primary School site in St Martins earlier this year after their previous home on Shrewsbury Road was given to an out-of-town leisure development. But with planning permission required for their 12-month stay, residents and the parish council have voiced strong objections fearing increased traffic and a lack of information, leading to its inclusion in this afternoon's North Planning Committee at Shirehall in Shrewsbury.

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