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17 min ago | Buckingham Today

Sian feels the sprain of charity trek at 70km

But SiA n Whyte, from Buckingham, still managed to raise A 2,000 for Willen Hospice after taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge.

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4 hrs ago | Cornish Guardian

All Wight on the nights

WHAT'S ON has teamed up with Bestival to offer two pairs of adult weekend camping tickets to their Desert Island Disco on the Isle of Wight this September.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Disco, Funk, Nile Rodgers, Chic, Bollywood

8 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

New block at Gaer school approved

NEWPORT City Council has approved an application to build a new teaching block at the recently-merged Gaer Primary School, which will bring 16 more staff on site.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

Sweethearts celebrate diamond anniversary

Phyllis, 81, and Donald Preece, 85, got married at noon on Saturday, August 28, 1954, in St John the Baptist Church, Bewdley Road.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Worcestershire County, England, Shropshire County, England

BBC News

TV white space could be a lifesaver

The leftover white space between TV signals is raising the hope of saving lives at sea and proving broadband for remote communities.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Freshwater Bay, AK, Science / Technology

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Windsor, Isle of Wight lay out their 'golden rules' for new Route 460

There are a few key criteria Isle of Wight County and the Town of Windsor need to see out of the new U.S. 460 project, officials said Wednesday at an intergovernmental meeting.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Effort to save fallen horse fails

A HORSE had to be put down by a vet this afternoon after falling into a ditch at an Isle of Wight riding stables.

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Spittoon

A Wine For Your Burger

Today is National Burger Day. I am sure Burger King and the ol' golden triangle guys are loving it.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, United Kingdom

Lancashire Evening Post

On railways for cancer fight cash

Terminally ill, Richard Anderson and his wife Karen, who suffers from Fibromyalgia are setting off from Preston station to travel as far as they can in 24 hours in aid of Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom

Computer Weekly

BDUK arrives on the Isle of Wight

BT Openreach has cut the ribbon on the first rural fibre cabinet to be connected on the Isle of Wight under the auspices of the BDUK Superfast Britain programme.

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Daily Echo

Trust calls on Government to vaccinate badgers against bTB

VACCINATION schemes are a practical and cost-effective option in dealing with bovine tuberculosis in badgers, an animal trust claims.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, United Kingdom, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Shakespeare festival starts tomorrow

The event has been organised by the Isle of Wight Shakespeare Company and will take place over two days at East Dene, Bonchurch.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Fight over holiday park scheme

Isle of Wight Council planners rejected an application to redevelop Atherfield Bay Holiday Camp, near Brighstone, earlier this year, on the grounds it was too large and would have an adverse impact on the surrounding landscape.

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Mirror.co.uk

Warm weather to return next week after Bank Holiday downpours - thanks to Hurricane Cristobal

After what could be the wettest August for a decade and coldest for 21 years, September is expected to get off to a better start But Hurricane Cristobal is set to come to the rescue - bringing Britain a spell of warm and dry conditions next week.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, United Kingdom, East Sussex County, England

Isle of Wight County Press

'Flooding risk unacceptable' - Isle of Wight councillor

Newport West councillor Chris Whitehouse said residents whose homes were damaged were disappointed an Isle of Wight Council flood report proposed very limited action to reduce the risk of it happening again.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Devon County, England, World News, Newport City County, Wales, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, Shropshire County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Billboard

Robyn Hitchcock on Covering His Muses, the Passage of Time & 20th Solo Album - The Man Upstairs'

"I'm staring at the sea on the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight, just where Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix played their last show in 1970," the sagacious songwriter opens.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Home, Home Renting, Roc, Alternative, The Doors, Pop/Rock

Daily Echo

Motown legend books southern gig

FANS of Motown can delight with the news that one of its biggest and most popular stars is performing at a venue in the south on Tuesday, September 16. Soul diva Martha Reeves and her band The Vandellas will be setting the stage alight with an all-hits show at the Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Sole power for Isle of Wight Challenge

Around 500 people put their fitness and stamina to the test by attempting to run, jog or walk around the Island in aid of various charities including Help For Heroes, Macmillan Cancer Support and The Alzheimer's Society on Saturday.

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Daily Echo

Oh baby! New mum goes into labour during first dance at wedding

WHEN Anna and Nick Laker joined their newlywed friends for a first dance at their wedding, they never imagined their baby boy would make an unexpected arrival.

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Hampshire Chronicle

TS Tenacious, owned by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, on show at the Southampton Maritime Festival

THE MAJESTY of Britain's naval past is on show at Southampton waterfront commemorating the role the city played in the two World Wars.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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