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2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Scottish independence: Man finds piece of KFC chicken that could be shape of new UK

Terry O'Neil, 55, was stunned to see a piece of chicken in his KFC fillet feast resemble Britain - but without Scotland With the referendum on Scottish independence just days away, it could be an omen of political change that will forever reshape the face of Britaina or it could just be a piece of fried chicken. Either way, when fast food fan Terry O'Neil ordered a KFC fillet feast he was stunned to see one of the pieces looked just like the UK - minus Scotland.

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5 hrs ago | Ely Standard

Irish eyes are smiling - Daniel O'Donnell concert at Soham raises A 25,000 for charity

Popular Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell came to Soham for a full to bursting evening of popular songs that raised 25,000 for charity. People travelled from across the country including the Isle of Wight and Liverpool to attend the packed event at the Ross Peers Sport Hall.

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5 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Diving in: Staff from Allum & Sidaway prepare for their skydive

STAFF from a Dorchester jewellers joined colleagues from other branches as they took to the skies in the name of charity. A team of eleven staff from family jewellery firm Allum & Sidaway embarked on a charity skydive at Old Sarum Airfield near Salisbury to raise money for four worthy causes.

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7 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Firefighters tackle building blaze

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service at the scene of the fire in Ryde. Picture courtesy of Dave Brown.

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7 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Accolade for Isle of Wight beach

Compton Bay has been chosen as one of the best beaches in the UK, by Rough Guides. Picture by Robin Crossley.

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7 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Cycle challenge conquered by four year old

Harrison Hendy takes a break from the saddle on his Isle of Wight Cycling Festival challenge. PIcture courtesy of Isle of Wight Council.

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10 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Vintage day celebrates building's past and hopes for the future

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save a historic Isle of Wight building flocked to a vintage day in its grounds on Sunday. Those who visited the free event at the Frank James Hospital enjoyed local shanty songs performed by ensembles The Brighstone Barnacles and Guith, while they looked at displays of vintage bicycles and classic cars.

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11 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Imposing 19th century listed Newport house is snapped up pre auction

Imposing Rothbury House, a detached 19th-century property once a majestic private house and latterly a nursing home until it closed five years ago, sold through Paul Fosh Auctions for an undisclosed sum. The guide price for the Jacobean style property was A 225,000.

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12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Sawday's British Hotel Awards: Felin Fach Griffin named Wales hotel of the year

Gastro pub and hostelry The Felin Fach Griffin, near Brecon, was described as "quirky, homespun, and thrives on a mix of relaxed informality and colourful style" by Sawday's British Hotel Awards. A spokesman for the Sawday's Hotels and Inns Guide said: "We love small, intimate hotels and inns where the art of hospitality is practiced with flair."

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Apollo Duck

For Sale: The Octagon East Cowes Isle of Wight PO32 6UB

Spacious, luxury penthouse apartment in the architect designed 'Octagon' in East Cowes Marina. Feature living room with integral kitchen,and spiral staircase to viewing gallery.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Fundraising tributes for Joe Ellis

Joe's Journey at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Joe's Dad, Simon Ellis showing George Short, five, the steam engine.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Crowds turn out for classic cars

BEAUTIFULLY restored vehicles from the golden age of motoring - plus a glimpse of the future of motorised transport - graced the Isle of Wight at the weekend. Around 10,000 people attended the two day International Charity Classic Car Extravaganza, held at Newport Quay and Ryde Esplanade over consecutive days.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Alan Cain with his tribute to Rosie Brown, the woman who came to share his life

Living in London at the time, he was in The Viaduct Inn, known locally as the 'V', in Uxbridge Road, Hanwell. 'Rosie ducked her five feet five and a half inch frame under the doorway, which held a sign 'Duck or Grouse' that suggested you needed to,' he recalls, 'Rosie always claimed she was tall enough to be a policewoman, though personally I always doubted the extra half inch.'

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Portsmouth Today

Police cadet scheme all go as duo use pedal force to spread word

Steve Keenor and PC Steve Smith raising awareness for the Hampshire Constabulary Volunteer Police Cadets. Picture: Paul Jacobs PC Steve Swift and police staff member Steve Keenor took on the challenge over the weekend to help recruit more youth volunteers across Hampshire.

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Fleet News and Mail

Hampshire police force faces a major reshuffle

Spending cuts result in restructure of the force to 14 districts with combined Hart and Rushmoor returning to single district status The force has been going through a period of unprecedented change due to governmental spending cuts identified through successive comprehensive spending reviews. The reorganisation will see the removal of the former area structure of northern, western, eastern and Isle of Wight patches, and its replacement with 14 districts.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Gazette Series

Whoa s Next a " Celebrating 50 Years of The Who

They capture a magical point in time when many believe that The Who were the greatest rock and roll band on earth. Who's Next's live show aims to recreate this period in the 1970's with the aid of authentic stage wear and instruments.

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Oxford Times

Hot to trot: the crowd go wild for Foals

Perhaps it's the freewheelling sense of fun, the quality of its acts, its laid-back efficiency, or maybe just its beautiful setting. Either way, for many Oxfordshire music-lovers the best major summer music festival has always been its last - Bestival.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Doves rescued from Va. shed up for adoption

Barbara Gipson of the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the doves make good pets. PETA animal sheltering and care specialist Laura Brown says the birds were found in a small shed in Isle of Wight County after a neighbor had complained to the Norfolk-based group about cats on the property.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Supermarket's help for Isle of Wight Foodbank

Following the latest two days of food collections at the store, 390.5kg of food plus A 105 in cash was presented to the Foodbank in Love Lane, Cowes. The collection project was part of the nationwide National Citizens Service activity week, co-ordinated locally by Bournemouth AFC, which visited colleges to encourage young people to get involved.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

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Southern Water Services Limited is a water related service provider. The company undertakes supplying of drinking water, wastewater treatment and water recycling services in throughout the UK.

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