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Friday | Witney Gazette

Aileen Mothersill, right, with her late mother Anner

The Witney trainee teacher, 23, will join more than 800 people at the 10th annual Blenheim Pink Ribbonwalk on Saturday, May 10. Entrants dress in pink for the 10 or 20-mile course around Blenheim Palace, Woodstock and surrounding villages for Breast Cancer Care.

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Friday | Heraldseries.co.uk

Cafe creates space to discuss the big sleep

Buy this photo Laura Freeth, Death Cafe facilitator for OXBEL, meets and talks to people in a local cafe.

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Friday | Witney Gazette

a Witney teacher is the new president of a teacher's trade union.

Geoff Branner, 59, will take over the role in the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers today at its annual conference in Birmingham.

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Friday | Witney Gazette

Janice Lovegrove found the wheels of her bike had been stolen.

A RETIRED social worker training for a 279-mile cycle ride across China in aid of Women V Cancer has had the wheels of her bike stolen.

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Friday | Oxford Times

Raiders snatch wheels ahead of charity ride

A RETIRED social worker training for a 279-mile cycle ride across China in aid of Women V Cancer has had the wheels of her bike stolen.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The First Post

Get out there, David Cameron, and save the United Kingdom

DAVID CAMERON is in danger of going down in history as the prime minister who "lost" Scotland, and paved the way for a rump UK to leave the European Union; remembered in the same way as Lord North, the prime minister who "lost" the American colonies.

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Oxford Mail

Why did a 'selfie' picture posted of this model promoting breast...

MISS Oxfordshire organisers kicked model Georgia Eden out of last night's competition after discovering she posted this topless 'selfie' picture she put online to promote the fight against breast cancer.

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Oxford Times

Church leaders call on PM to help families going hungry

The Rev Dr Keith Hebden, left, and the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev John Pritchard, delivering the letter to David Cameron's office The Right Reverend John Pritchard, Bishop of Oxford delivered a letter, signed by 47 bishops and more than 500 members of the clergy, to the Prime Minister's constituency office in Witney yesterday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Oxford Times

Taxi firms across West Oxfordshire seek 20 per cent rise in fares

A group of seven taxi firm owners has asked West Oxfordshire District Council to increase maximum fares for the first one-tenth of a mile from A 2 to A 2.40.

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This is Oxfordshire

Music shop tunes up for open-air birthday concert

WEST Oxfordshire's only independent record shop is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a day of open-air live music.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Witney Gazette

ohn and Heather Dresser with their green Triumph TR3a

They were taking a pit-stop as part of the Corinium Run, an annual event organised by Cirencester Car Club.

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Witney Gazette

PLANS to build 250 homes in Carterton have been approved.

West Oxfordshire District Council yesterday unanimously agreed to accept David Wilson Homes' application to develop land next to Kilkenny Lane Country Park on the northern edge of the town.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Just-food.com

NETHERLANDS: Daelmans acquires Fabulous Bakin' Boys

The acquisition of the Witney, Oxfordshire-based business includes the Fabulous Bakin' Boys' 100 staff which will be retained under the new ownership.

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Bicester Advertiser

Amelia wins Miss Oxfordshire again

Buy this photo On parade, from left, Shirin Olivia, who won the popularity award, Amelia Watt, who won the charity award and the title, and runners-up Hannah Everett and Lucy Treadwell SAY HELLO to the new Miss Oxfordshire.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Banburycake.co.uk

Miss Oxfordshire contestant sacked over her topless selfie in aid of charity

MISS Oxfordshire organisers kicked model Georgia Eden out of last night's competition after discovering she posted this topless 'selfie' picture she put online to promote the fight against breast cancer.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Cotswold Journal

Parents horrified at closure of nursery

THE closure of yet another nursery in the Cotswolds within the space of a year has left residents up in arms.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

This is Oxfordshire

thisisoxfordshire: The mystery group outside Carterton's WI Hall

MEMBERS of Carterton Women's Institute are hoping that Witney Gazette readers can tell them the story behind this photograph.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Oxford Times

Hear all about it. Our - talking paper' is celebrating 35 years

Buy this photo Witney Talking News members, from left, Graham Diacon, Debi Diacon, Peter Bee, Doreen Turner, Mike Grantham and Gabi the dog Now Witney Talking News has celebrated its 35 years of keeping more than 100 residents up to date on local news.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Flooding heroes praised for their - best of British spirit'

At the reception in Downing Street with Prime Minister David Cameron are left to right: Charlie Gee, Shaun Hatton, Pupinder Singh Ghatora, Mary Timbrell and Nick Hills THEY had battled what was "the worst of British weather" but had shown, in the words of the Prime Minister, "the best of British spirit".

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Oxford Times

Corn Exchange revival is Witney mayor-elect's big aim

She will make the completion of work on the Grade II-listed building's multi-million pound refurbishment her first priority, despite asbestos being found inside the hall.

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