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  1. Scouts walk from Land's End to John O'Groats, in a church hallRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | This is Wiltshire

    The 19th Swindon Scout group, which operates in the Parks and Lawns area, devoted 21 hours to the epic 780-mile feat, at the Queens Drive Methodist Church Hall, in Whitbourne Avenue. Scout members took it in turns to circle the hall more than 28,000 times, with each member doing an average 1,000 lap.

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  2. CRICKET: Karl Penhale is the hero for BanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    Karl Penhale produced a devastating spell of 6-10 as Banbury shot out Reading for just 40 in a one-sided Division 1 clash at White Post Road on Saturday. The seamer, who is playing for Northants 2nd XI this season, proved unplayable to set up an eightwicket win in a match that ended just after lunch.

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  3. CRICKET: Ashley Rump's super knock is key to Charlbury joyRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Witney Gazette

    Ashley Rump hit 90 as Charlbury saw off Cowley Internationals by 49 runs in OCA League Division 1 on Saturday. Minster reached 170-4 to seal victory and stay top after Dave Prosper hit 56 and Jack Simpson 53 not out.

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  4. CRICKET: Sandford put brakes on Horspath's super recordRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Witney Gazette

    Charlie Beeson hit a quickfire 74 from 84 balls for Sandford St Martin in their draw with Horspath 2nd on Saturday Sandford St Martin became the first side to avoid defeat at the hands of Horspath 2nd as the two sides played out a high-scoring draw in Division 2 of the Cherwell League on Saturday. Horspath responded positively through Jack Biggs and Dominic O'Connor , but both were removed by Simon Smith, who went on to finish with 5-71 and leave the visitors short on 260-8.

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  5. MOTORSPORT: Maldonado is gunning for third points finish in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Witney Gazette

    Pastor Maldonado is aiming to make it three points finishes in a row at this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone following his seventh place in Austria Picture: Lotus F1 Team Pastor Maldonado will be looking to make it a hat-trick of points finishes when he competes in this weekend's British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone. Last week the Venezuelan driver, from the Enstone-based Lotus team recorded his second seventh-placed finish in Austria and now he wants to keep up the momentum at the Northamptonshire circuit.

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  6. Dr. Mary Lally joins Winneshiek Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Decorah Journal

    Dr. Mary Lally, B.M.B.Ch., has joined Winneshiek Medical Center. Lally previously worked as a resident physician in Rochester, Minn., at Mayo Clinic.

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  7. We must move onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    But it seems quite unrealistic to assume, whether or not higher building standards were to be imposed, they would have gone ahead after announcing losses of A 792m, the closure of 23 stores and sacking their chief executive in March this year.

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  8. Temperatures expected to soar to scorching 30C in Oxford today as the heatwave continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    SUNBATHERS will need to put on plenty of sun cream in Oxford today as temperatures will hit a maximum of 30 degrees celsius, according to the Met Office. Temperatures will be up to 28C by noon and 30C by about 4pm, says the forecast, and the heat will stay on into the evening.

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  9. A420 near Faringdon was blocked both ways after crash involving a motorbikeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    The route between Swindon and Oxford was blocked both ways following the collision between Fernham Road and the Great Coxwell turn. Thames Valley Police officers were called to the accident but there are no further details at the moment on whether anyone has been injured.

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  10. Travellers set up camp in WildridingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The group set up camp on the Wildridings Field in Wildridings Road on Tuesday night after breaking a lock on the main gate to get in. It is not known if the group of is the same group which was recently removed from land in Mereoak Lane in Three Mile Cross near Reading .

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  11. Sad lossRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    I was saddened to read that councillor David Snow had taken the decision to stand down from West Oxfordshire District Council. Although I didn't share his right-wing politics, no-one could doubt his dedication and commitment to serving the people.

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  12. Comment: Rail scheme only part of solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    With the A40 clearly overstretched, anything that can be done to ease the pressure on it can only be good. As the recent expansion of the station's car park demonstrated, people will use the station if the facilities are there, and it could easily become one of the most vital transport links into Oxford.

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  13. House in North Leigh saved after smoke alarm alerted neighbours to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to the property shortly after 9pm and sent crews from Eynsham, Woodstock and Rewley Road in Oxford. Oxfordshire Fire Service area manager Gabby Heycock said the quick actions of the incident commander prevented the fire from spreading to the rest of the house or any neighbouring properties.

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  14. Heat causes further rail disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    From midday to 20:00 BST there will be no direct trains between London Paddington and Henley-on-Thames or Bourne End. Network rail said additional services were being put on for the regatta, which attracts over 300,000 spectators each year.

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  15. The Issue: Should Right to Buy be extended to the tenants of housing associations?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Sell-off: Tenants in Oxford City Council properties like Windrush Tower, above, have the right to buy their homes, a right that is set to be extended to housing association tenants Since the original Right to Buy was introduced in 1980 about 1.5m households have benefitted from what most people take for granted: the ability to own their own home. The Government's plans to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants creates a level playing field for all of those in the public rented sector.

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  16. Motorist killed in New Year's Day crash was three times over drink limitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    A VEHICLE mechanic who died after losing control of his car on New Year's Day was more than three times over the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard. Jason Parker, of Carey Court, Gloucester Street, Faringdon, was killed when his silver Honda Civic crashed on the A417 Lechlade road about a mile outside the town.

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  17. Pupils enjoy their 'poignant' trip to Meadow FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    Up close: Ryan Wallis inspects a flower as he and classmates from Ambrosden Five Acres Primary and Foundation School visit Meadow Farm WASPS, wildflowers and whitethroats were just a few of the highlights for pupils visiting the Marvellous Meadows day in Bicester. Pupils from Ambrosden Five Acres Primary and Foundation School became the first group to visit Meadow Farm, a nature site by the River Ray on the Oxon-Bucks border, as it reopened on Monday aftera A 23,500 redevelopment.

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  18. Tackling self-harm prioritised as hospitalisation figure risesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    The recession, the rise in cyber bullying and exam stress are some the of the reasons believed to have contributed to the increase. Figures released this month by Public Health England showed the number of 10 to 24-year-olds admitted to hospital for cases of self-harm rose from 449 in 2012/13 to 583 in 2013/14.

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  19. Didcot drug supplier heldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Aaron Wright, 34, of Norreys Road, Didcot, pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of the offence in relation to the Class A drugs MDMA and cocaine, and two counts in relation to the Class B drugs amphetamine and cannabis. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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  20. Over 100 Oxfordshire schools may be ordered to turn academyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    MORE than 100 primary schools and 11 secondary schools in Oxfordshire could be told they are "coasting" and made academies under tougher new Government rules. Schools would be forced to convert to academies - schools run by trusts, funded directly by the Government and outside the control of local authorities - if they fell short.

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