Oswestry, England Newswire

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  1. Opticians focus on one 'hell' of a fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    The team have chosen to re-enact the 'Week of Hell' endured by comedian John Bishop in 2012 by cycling, rowing and running 296 miles the distance covered by the Liverpudlian when he travelled from Paris to London in aid of the national fundraiser. And with the support of The Coach House Fitness and Beauty Suite at The Wynnstay Hotel in Oswestry, where they will be taking on the challenge, the team is more than prepared to cross the pain barrier with the aim of raising 250.

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  2. Council leader does not want to 'fall out' over grant cutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    SHROPSHIRE Council's leader has said he does not want to "fall out" with parish and town councils over the controversial loss of the Council Tax Support Grant . Councillor Keith Barrow explained that the council's decision to retain the 500,000 fund, which was rubber-stamped on Thursday, was for reasons beyond their control.

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  3. Multi-million pound electricity substation almost completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MILLION pound project in Oswestry to ensure 130,000 people have a resilient electricity supply is nearing completion. The construction work, which has been taking place just off the town's bypass for two years, will replace the existing electrical infrastructure at the Whittington Road substation.

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  4. Alarming number of Oswestry children 'obese'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN ALARMING statistic has revealed that more than 20 per cent of Oswestry school children aged between 10 and 11-years-old are obese. Youth provision was on the agenda at a meeting in Oswestry last week after Shropshire Council decided to axe its youth workers and buy in services.

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  5. Horse winched to safety after getting trapped in ditch out hacking [VIDEO]Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Horse and Hound

    A horse had to be sedated and winched to safety after she became trapped in a ditch when her rider fell off out hacking last month month . The mare, Genie, slipped and fell on the way back from a hack in West Felton, near Oswestry, Shropshire.

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  6. Tree remembers man who died on his 20th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Flintshire Standard

    Friends and family gathered to plant the tree in Heol Kenyon, Johnstown, where as a youngster Matthew Jones played on the games area and football fields. Described as a "happy-go-lucky lad", Mr Jones died on his 20th birthday in the early hours of November 1 after attending a Halloween party at the Academy Skate Park in Oswestry.

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  7. Sisters with cerebral palsy to take emotional first steps togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Border Counties Advertizer

    BRAVE sisters Evie and Emilie Harrington are the best of friends but tomorrow will mark the first time they ever walk together side-by-side. Two years ago younger sibling Evie, seven, travelled to America from the family's home at Llangynog for an operation to help her walk.

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  8. Fabulous fortnight of filmRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Ludlow Advertiser

    THE programme for this year's Borderlines Film Festival, which opens tomorrow with a huge selection of films - 21 screenings of 19 movies in 12 venues - includes, as always, a clutch of Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe winners. The festival's opening weekend incorporates the three-day Festival of British Cinema, taking place in venues in Hay-on-Wye to celebrate the best of British cinema from the very latest films on preview to some of the earliest, from lesser known masterpieces that resonate today to special presentations from leadin critics and production talent.

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  9. Have your say on future of NHS healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Border Counties Advertizer

    UP of health services in the region will be presented to the public through a series of events in the coming weeks. Those behind the NHS Future Fit programme will visit Oswestry next month to give residents the chance to have their say on the future of services in Shropshire and Telford Wrekin.

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  10. Transformation of Oswestry church to new eaterie almost completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A HUSBAND and wife team of restaurateurs are thrilled that a project to turn a vacant Oswestry church into a stunning new Italian restaurant is nearing completion. The experienced husband and wife team of Paolo and Carolyn Lepone has overseen the year-long redevelopment of the English Presbyterian Church on Oswald Road, and has helped to preserve a piece of the town's heritage.

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  11. Harrington sisters take first ever steps togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Border Counties Advertizer

    BRAVE sisters Evie and Emilie Harrington are the best of friends but this Saturday will mark the first time they ever walk together side-by-side. Two years ago younger sister Evie, seven, travelled to America from the family's home at Llangynog for an operation to help her walk.

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  12. Memorial for the North Wales artist who won the forerunner of the Turner PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | IcNorthWales

    The funeral will take place tomorrow of a North Wales woman who developed a love of painting at home looking after the children and went on to win the arts accolade that became the Turner Prize. The mother of six, who lived in Llanddeusant in Anglesey for many years and recently in Llangollen , took up art in the mid 1960s.

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  13. Phone boxes saved after BT consultationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The familiar public kiosks up and down Shropshire had been up for debate in recent weeks as the national communications firm sought to remove those which were being unused. However, only three in the Advertizer area will be removed, at Treflach; Inglis Road, Park Hall and Ifton View, St Martins, with the remaining 13 being kept on at the request of town and parish councils.

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  14. Girl power! Firefighter taster dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MOTHERS, a care worker, a butcher and a fitness instructor just some of the women who turned out for a firefighting 'taster' day in Oswestry on Saturday. The event formed part of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service's current drive to recruit on-call firefighters who live or work within five minutes of a fire station and attend hundreds of around the clock emergencies, and in particular break down the stereotypes that it is a job for the boys.

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  15. Llanymynech Horse Trials (1): what riders need to know [H&H Vip]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Horse and Hound

    Organisers: Andrew Chadwick and Jonathan Radford Contact: Andrew 07721 096311; green.gorse.farm@btinternet.com; Jonathan 01691 831523; johnradford1@btconnect.com ; www.radfords-equestrian.co.uk Location: Shropshire Postcode SY22 6LG. Lower House Farm is six miles from Oswestry and 13 from Shrewsbury on the B4398 between Llanymynech and Maesbrook.

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  16. Civic Society objects to pub plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Oswestry and District Civic Society has objected "in the strongest possible terms" to the handling of an application to convert the Cross Keys in Kinnerley into three homes, with an additional home within its grounds. David Ward, on behalf of the Civic Society, said: "The application appears to be designed to make public participation in the decision making process as difficult as possible.

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  17. Diamond couple who enjoyed South America adventure celebrate 60th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Advertiser

    A CHURCH pastor and his wife who helped spread the religious message in South America have celebrated their diamond wedding. Stan and Brenda Woods, of Bishop Auckland , were both 17, and attending the People's Baptist Church, in Liverpool, when they met.

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  18. Fire prompts evacuation of council buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Shropshire Council staff vacated the building before fire crews from Oswestry attended the offices in Castle View at around 7.40am today. Upon their arrival crews in breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets and a pressure ventilation fan to tackle the blaze which involved a fire in the wheelie bin storage area.

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  19. Author tells story of horrific house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN OSWESTRY author has told the story of a catastrophic event that changed her life forever, in her very first book. After her retirement, Jan McArdle , author of That'll Be Extra, was looking forward to the idyllic cottage life in rural Wales with her partner.

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  20. Woman stole meat and champagne from storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A MOTHER turned to using drugs and went on a shoplifting spree after her children were put on a care plan by social services. Erica Demelza Williams, 32, of Featherbed Lane, Shrewsbury, formerly of Hawthorn Grove, Oswestry, admitted both offences of stealing meat products, coffee and champagne from supermarkets with a total value of 175.

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