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  1. Diamond day for loving coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Swindon Advertiser

    NEVER holding a grudge is the secret to a long and happy marriage, according to Joyce and Brian Healey, who celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary today. They married 60 years ago today at Holy Rood Catholic Church, in Swindon and on Sunday they will renew their vows and receive a papal blessing there.


  2. Feature: We've been bringing back your memories for 20 years Memory...Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Oxford Times

    Memory Lane, the Oxford Mail's weekly nostalgia section, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. John Chipperfield, who has compiled it throughout, explains how it started and how it has developed over the years into one of the newspaper's most popular features The editor had been at a conference, where the message to him and fellow editors had been: "Start a nostalgia column - the readers will love it."


  3. Legal bid to stop Goring train gantriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Henley Standard

    CAMPAIGNERS hope to mount a legal challenge against Network Rail after it installed metal gantries above the tracks in the Goring area. The company erected the steel structures as part of the electrification of the Great Western line, which cuts through the village from the south and continues into the countryside around South Stoke.


  4. Pride of Reading awards: Theatre legend helps spread showbiz glamourRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Get Reading

    A theatre "legend" who would "bend over backward to make people happy" has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award . And born and bred Reading man David Parsonson could see his 50-year dedication to drama result in him walking away from this year's glittering awards ceremony with the Cultural Contribution accolade.


  5. Big Issue seller to spend night under the stars to help homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

    A BIG Issue seller from Chipping Norton is taking part in an organised sleep out in London in a fundraising effort to support his peers. Sean Hodgkinson is taking part in The Big Sleep Out, London in August in aid of The Big Issue Foundation.


  6. POWERLIFTING: Bicester's Franklin is thrilled to land her first titleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    The Bicester lifter beat the top competitors from Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bucks and Hampshire, as they attempted squat, bench press and deadlift disciplines. Despite weighing the lightest in her category, Franklin not only had the greatest total, but lifted the most weight on each individual lift.


  7. Chippy author brings to life Bomber Command storyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Banbury Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Chipping Norton author has published a novel based on the experiences of his great-uncle who served in RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War.


  8. Buses avoid station as roadworks cause gridlock in and around OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    BUS services have been withdrawn from Oxford Station for the fourth day this week as operators battle against severe congestion. Oxford Bus Company announced on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday that stationary traffic in the area of Frideswide Square had led it to drop passengers in the city centre instead.


  9. LUFC Leeds United reveal squad numbersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Leeds United have released their squad numbers ahead of the 2015/16 Championship season. Sol Bamba retains the number 3 shirt he wore whilst on loan last season whilst new signings, Chris Wood 9, Lee Erwin 19, Ross Turnbull 22, Tom Adeyemi 24 and Charlie Horton 30 have all received their squad numbers.


  10. Developer vows new homes will not join up Swindon and villageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    Last October a parcel of land between Nine Elms Lane and Meadow Springs, which could accommodate up to 400 new homes, was bought up at a price of more than A 1.5m. Taylor Wimpey, the developer responsible for the planned 50- home scheme, has distanced itself from the adjoining land and said the linking of Lydiard Millicent with Swindon would not be desirable for planners.


  11. Reading Festival: How to get thereRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Whether it's by car, bus or boat, we've got everything you need to know about getting to Reading Festival. From Friday, August 28 to Sunday August, 30, the likes of Mumford & Sons, The Libertines, Metallica and Kendrick Lamar will be gracing the stage in Richfield Avenue.


  12. Recap: Royal Berkshire Hospital A&E closed - hospital bosses say department closed until 10pmRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading has closed its Accident and Emergency department and declared a major incident in the aftermath of a power cut on Thursday. The A&E is closed to all but life-threatening conditions as hospital staff strive to restore power.


  13. Arborfield Road to be closed for three weeks starting on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The section of the road will be closed from 5am on Monday August 3 to Monday August 24, while workmen install 15-metre culverts under the A327 , between The Magpie and Parrot pub and the River Loddon Bridge. While the road is closed, traffic will be diverted from Arborfield Cross to the roundabout in Shinfield, near the petrol station.


  14. Catching Pigeons: Happy endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sporting Life

    Catching Pigeons has all the latest news from around the training centres ahead of Richard Hughes' final day in the saddle. Richard Hughes teams up with brother-in-law Richard Hannon for the final time in the Qatar EBF Maiden Stakes and the partnership should bow out with a winner at Goodwood on Saturday.


  15. 7 things to do this weekend in and around Swindon - August 1-2Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    HERE'S our list of things to do and enjoy in and around Swindon this weekend, August 1 and 2. 1/ Wiltshire Police Dog Display, Saturday and Sunday from 11am - Visit Bowood House and Gardens hosts this The main show ring, on the grassed area near Bowood's adventure playground, will feature a variety of demonstrations such as mock chases to apprehend criminals and sniffer dogs in action plus agility and obstacle courses, a spokesman said. "There will be the chance to meet the dogs and their handlers from Wiltshire Police's specialist dog handling unit who will be happy to chat and answer questions," he said.


  16. Formal opening for Chipping Norton's new animal hospitalRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Banbury Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. David Cameron visited the purpose built new centre on Banbury Road on Friday last week to meet staff and director Martin Whitehead.


  17. Breaking Damage inflicted on Matthew Symonds 'too severe' to say where, when and why he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    THE damage inflicted upon the body of Matthew Symonds was too severe for a pathologist to precisely determine where, when and why he died the inquest into his death heard today. Dr Russell Delaney said he was unable to draw a specific conclusion from his post-mortem examination of Mr Symonds, 34, because the body had been so badly disrupted by the bailing process at Biffa's depot in Avonmouth.


  18. Yarnton homes without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    The problem originally left 130 customers without power at 6.30am, Scottish and Southern Energy said, but almost all of them had power restored before 9am. That also affected two sets of traffic lights, at Cassington and near Witney, both of which are now working again.


  19. Why the city's green belt has to be protectedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    In August 1955, the then minister of housing encouraged local authorities to designate land as green belt for the first time. Other purposes of green belts were to provide easy access to open countryside; to protect surrounding towns and villages from being engulfed by the city and to protect the setting of the historic city of Oxford.


  20. Family escape from serious house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    A family of five escaped from a serious fire at their home in Kennet Close in Bicester on Wednesday night. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue crews were faced with a "severe" blaze in a first floor bedroom when called at 10.45pm.