Oswestry, England Newswire

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  1. Gledrid A5 roundabout to be closed overnight for three monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Gledrid roundabout on the A5 between Oswestry and Chirk will be shut during the night between June and September for improvement works. The work on the A5 includes widening the road to provide two lane entry and exits and changes to road signs and markings.

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  2. Archaeologist is hoping for more digs arounds OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN ARCHAEOLOGIST who led a excavation near Oswestry hopes its interesting findings will lead to further digs being commissioned in the area. Kate Churchill, of Nexus Heritage, oversaw the five-day community project at Maesbury Marsh on a site beside the historic Navigation Inn near the Montgomery Canal.

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  3. 'Massage marathon' to aid victims of Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN INDIAN Head Massage practitioner from Oswestry, moved by the plight of the victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal, is offering to carry out a 10-hour 'Massage Marathon' to raise funds for the aid appeal. Lynn Anthony, from Morda Road, is offering an holistic aromatherapy Indian Head Massage to the first 10 people to ring her to book an appointment for a 20 one-hour treatment which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, May 25. The fully-qualified practitioner said: "We have all been very moved by the plight of these victims of this awful disaster in Nepal and surrounding regions and I just want to do something to help them in their struggle to cope with its after-effects.

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  4. New community enterprise shop opens its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

    Chalk CIC, a business where all of the profits will be used to fund community projects, opened on Leg Street in the former Pooh Corner womenswear shop last Friday afternoon. The four women behind the unique idea, Gemma Cassin, Liz Williams, Marcia Meredith and Wendy Keats, each have their own skill sets which they will bring to the company.

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  5. Pie shop set to open in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Little Pie Shop on Leg Street has been launched by well-known restaurant owner David Passmore, who will be cooking his delights right in front of customers. Mr Passmore said with a laugh: "We have both noticed it, but I have put a little notice in the window saying that although my next door neighbours are lovely, I don't buy my meat from them! The 75-year-old from Oswestry will be a familiar face to many in the area after running the popular Jugs restaurant in Llansantffraid for 17 years with his wife Janice.

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  6. Oswestry market is set to take part in national campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Border Counties Advertizer

    OSWESTRY Market is once again gearing up to take part in a national campaign inspired by shopping guru Mary Portas. 'Love Your Local Market' will take place between May 13 and 16, with the main aim of attracting new traders, with stalls being run by North Shropshire College, The Centre in Oswestry, The Marches School in Oswestry and Maesbury Metals.

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  7. Three-month overnight closure at Gledrid roundaboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Highways England have said the stretch of road between Oswestry and Chirk will be shut during the night between June and September. The roundabout, which was resurfaced in April 2014 at a cost of 59,000, has left drivers frustrated and concerned with the layout of the lanes.

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  8. Tickets still on sale for Hope House charity race nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Border Counties Advertizer

    TICKETS are still available for the biggest event in the Advertizer's campaign to raise funds for Hope House Children's Hospice. The charity race night at Oswestry Cricket Club starts at 7.30pm tonight and it promises to be a really fun evening.

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  9. 18th century tollhouse will be demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Gate House on Shrewsbury Road will be flattened to accommodate a car park and road access for a new Aldi store near the site. Campaigners working alongside English Heritage hoped an appeal lodged with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport would grant the building listed status and protect it from development.

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  10. Treatment works to get A 54m upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Oswestry Water Treatment Works will soon be entering the 21st Century after United Utilities revealed plans for a 54 million re-design. The original works, which became operational in 1892, have continuously supplied most of Liverpool and parts of Cheshire for over 120 years.

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  11. Development of 73 Houses Recommended For WrexhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Wrexham.com News

    In a report due to go before Wrexham's Planning Committee on May 5th, controversial proposals to develop 73 residential dwellings on land west of Ley Farm on Green Lane in Chirk have been recommended for approval. The application consists of a combination of 20 two bedroom dwellings, 42 three bedroom dwellings and 11 four bedroom properties.

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  12. Joining 'Time Team; uncovering the past at wharfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MAESBURY Marsh played host to an archaeological dig last week, where fascinating historical secrets of the small hamlet were unearthed. Three excavation sites were dug for the five-day community project on a site beside the historic Navigation Inn near the Montgomery Canal.

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  13. Town Pubwatch scheme relaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Border Counties Advertizer

    OSWESTRY'S Pubwatch is set to relaunch this week with new and improved technology to help cut down on town centre drink-related disturbances. The previously successful initiative saw town centre licensees link up with one another, CCTV operators and West Mercia Police to clamp down on unruly drinkers causing disruption in Oswestry.

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  14. Mayor frustrated over planning policy issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Border Counties Advertizer

    OSWESTRY'S mayor has been left feeling frustrated with new rules which has seen more planning applications passed by Shropshire Council officers. Councillor John Gareth Jones said the new decision making process means planning officers are making more crucial decisions rather than the elected councillors.

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  15. Llanfyllin Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THIS year's Llanfyllin Music Festival takes place from July 17 to 26 with four concerts by the acclaimed Allegri String Quartet. And if you buy your tickets before the end of May, you can benefit from the special Early Bird price.

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  16. Get your charity race night tickets in aid of Hope House Children's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    TICKETS are still available for the biggest event in the Advertizer's campaign to raise funds for Hope House Children's Hospice. The charity race night at Oswestry Cricket Club starts at 7.30pm on Friday, May 1 and it promises to be a really fun evening.

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  17. Looking back at three 'Honourable Gentlemen' who stood for seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Flintshire Standard

    AS ANOTHER General Election looms large, political careers will be forged and others crushed as fierce party electioneering gets into full swing throughout the UK. Campaign pledges, carefully orchestrated press briefings and traditional 'pressing the flesh' photo opportunities have already begun in earnest as political figureheads try to convince the electorate that their party should lead the country for the next five years.

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  18. Three Oswestry people arrested on suspicion of armed robbery at Mid Wales shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A 43-year-old male, a 27-year-old male and a 31-year-old female, all from the Oswestry area, were arrested at 2am on Thursday morning following an attempted armed robbery at Greatorex Stores in Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant at 8.05pm on Wednesday night. A major cross-border police operation got underway as an extensive search was carried out by Dyfed-Powys Police and West Mercia Police, including their force helicopter, to search for the suspects.

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  19. Firefighters recuse dog off cliff edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A DOG owner from Oswestry has praised the work of the fire service after they rescued her Border Collie from a cliff edge. Cheryl Thomas was out walking her three dogs on Llynclys Common when her Border Collie Thomas found himself stranded down the side of a steep hill.

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  20. Tickets for Oliver! selling quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Re-telling the tale of the Charles Dickens classic, this Lionel Bart musical tells the tale of Oliver, a child who is sold by an orphanage because he asked for more food, but on his escape to the streets of London he finds himself under the wing of the loathesome Fagin and the light-fingered Artful Dodger. Performed by a cast of 20 adults and 16 children, with the support of new director Sam Forster, this production will be an animated, emotional journey, packed with well-known songs including Pick a Pocket, Where is Love, Consider Yourself and I'd Do Anything.

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