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  1. Managing Director of AoC Sport Visits WNSCRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    The College Sportmaker at Walford and North Shropshire College , Benji Evans, together with the Director of Oswestry Campus, Andy Holland, were lucky enough to meet the new Managing Director of AoC Sport, Marcus Kingwell, last week. Marcus was appointed after AoC Sport formed following the merger of British Colleges Sport, English Colleges FA and the Association of Colleges sport policy team in August 2014.

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  2. A5 By Chirk Closed After Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wrexham.com News

    There's a lit up wagon near my street blaring out Christmas songs in #Wrexham It is scary! Who is doing this? Is it aliens? @wrexham Debenhams cut n paste isnt working on a complaint - 'can you forward this post to [email] ?! Hope it gets sorted: facebook.com/Debenhams/posta Two vehicles were involved in a collision this morning just before 10am, with emergency services including the air ambulance responding. Delays, road closed and queueing traffic around the B5070 Chirk Road / Station Road .

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  3. North West Intermediate League round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Northwich Guardian

    A fourth successive win, this time by 24-8, in Division Three South leaves the men from Burrows Hill placed fourth in the table ahead of a visit from fellow promotion hopefuls University of Liverpool Vets this weekend. Their target is to end a sequence of four league games without a victory when Oswestry seconds visit Moss Farm on Saturday, kick off 2.15pm.

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  4. Police Launch Appeal For Missing Oswestry ManRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Trevor Glister was last seen by his family at his home in Roundwood Close, Oswestry, on November 27 and his daughter had last spoken with him on December 3. It is believed that he checked into the Falstaff Hotel in Canterbury on December 4 and was last seen when checking out on December 6. His whereabouts since this date have been unknown. Trevor is described as white, of medium build, around 5ft 8ins tall with a grey beard and thinning grey hair.

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  5. Final whistle for stalwart IanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | IcCheshire Online

    AFTER more than four decades of covering Chester City Football Club, Chester Chronicle sports editor Ian Bedford is retiring today. To celebrate this milestone, Ian was invited to the Deva Stadium to receive a framed, signed shirt and commemorative statue from club secretary Tony Allan.

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  6. Man shot in head with pellet gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | BBC News

    The 25-year-old man received treatment from paramedics outside his home in Bailey Street, Oswestry, in the early hours of Friday morning.

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  7. Police investigation after man suffers suspected pellet gun injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    West Mercia Police said the man had called an ambulance to his home on Bailey Street at around 3am this morning . A spokeswoman for West Merica Police said: "His injuries are consistent with the use of a pellet gun and are currently believed to be life-threatening."

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  8. Tributes paid to Oswestry estate agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the best known estate agents in Shropshire and the Welsh border who has died after a brave fight against cancer. Stephen Powell was a residential director of Halls and manager of the company's Oswestry office since 1998.

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  9. Stoke-on-Trent sculptor's Christmas Eve truce statue unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | This Is Staffordshire

    ACROSS a muddy battlefield two young men reach over a football to shake hands - marking one of the most remarkable stories to come out of the Great War. This iconic image has been crafted Potteries sculptor Andy Edwards to depict the Christmas Eve truce of 1914 - when British and German soldiers left the trenches to meet in 'No Man's Land', where they swapped photographs and cigarettes, sang songs and even played football.

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  10. A 75 worth of meat stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Lee Roberts admitted stealing the meat worth 75 from Marks and Spencer in Smithfield Road, Oswestry on August 1, when he appeared at Shrewsbury Magistrates' Court last Tuesday.

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  11. Council calls for BT to pull plug on phone box removals plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Border Counties Advertizer

    WESTON Rhyn Parish Council have requested that both of the phone boxes in the village be retained after BT warned they may be removed. BT recently revealed plans to axe 12 phone boxes in the Oswestry area, including one at Lower Chirk Bank and a second on Station Road in Weston Rhyn.

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  12. Christmas carols for Cancer ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The festive concert will take place on Monday, December 15, 7.30pm at the Oswestry Cricket Club on Morda Road. The popular band from Porthywaen are sure to bring in crowds and entertain with some festive songs on the night.

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  13. Oswestry School plans reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Border Counties Advertizer

    FORMER Oswestry School pupils and long-standing supporters of the school, Bruce and Roger Morgan, are arranging a reunion dinner for boys who were at the school between 1955-1959. Around half of those former pupils have been found and will be attending the dinner, but they are still looking for the following Old Oswestrians from the time; David Andersen, Roger Bassadone, David Bebb, Don Berry, Robert Bryant, John Fieldsend, Roger Howell, Tony Hughes, Glen Hutcheson, Peter Lloyd Jones, R. G. Kershaw, Bill Martin, Tom Morris, Edmund Parker, Dan Rowlands, Roger Stubbs, Edward Taylor, John Tipper, Mike Walton and Roger Wilkinson.

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  14. Defence Secretary praises college's 'excellent' workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | IcNetwork

    Mr Fallon came to the college on Thursday, December 4 to see the work of those preparing for a career in the Armed Forces, police, fire service, or other uniformed public sector organisations. Students Tom Humphreys and Rachel Sefton joined Sue Higginson, principal of Wirral Met College, and David Clark, chair of governors, to welcome him.

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  15. Domestic violence trial to begin next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THE trial of an Oswestry man accused of attacking his partner in an alleged incident of domestic violence is to be heard next year. At a recent hearing at Shrewsbury Crown Court the case was adjourned until January 21, 2015, for trial.

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  16. Advertizer splash results in new site for historic funfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Leader of Shropshire Council Keith Barrow was mortified to hear of Allan Stokes' problems when reading the front page of the Advertizer last month and took it upon himself to find a new venue for the 100-year-old tradition. The funfair has previously been held on land near Shrewsbury Road but this will soon be swallowed up by the new multi-million pound Smithfield Leisure Complex.

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  17. Former crown court officer avoids jail sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A 50-year-old former crown court dock officer has escaped an immediate jail sentence after admitting creating indecent images of children. Trevor Hulse appeared at the court in Shrewsbury yesterday where he had previously supervised defendants for more than 10 years.

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  18. The'neurotic captain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Daily Star

    Giving his place of birth as East Sussex, he enlisted in Liverpool on 12 August 1916, after arriving from Cuba, via the US. He was declared fit and, like many others, he soon found himself at one of the war's biggest training camps, at Park Hall, near Oswestry, in Shropshire.

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  19. Acclaimed professor drew his inspiration from Port MeadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Oxford Mail

    He had been re-reading Owen's works, some years after writing a thesis on Irish poet WB Yeats, when he was invited to give the Chatterton Lecture in 1970 and gave it on Owen. It happened to be the 50th anniversary of the publishing of Owen's poems.

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  20. Grand Opening of Severnside Houses in MordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 24dash

    Councillor Joyce Barrow was welcomed into Morda today at the official opening of Severnside's new housing development. A formal ribbon cutting ceremony took place at The Ashes, Weston Road, Morda with Councillor Barrow doing the honours with the scissors.

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