Oswestry, England Newswire

Oswestry, England Newswire

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  1. Charity appeal inspires Buckley woman to take on daring skydiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Flintshire Standard

    Becky Price, 20, of Buckley, will head to Tilstock airfield near Whitchurch on Friday, August 7 to take part in a skydive in support of Hope House Children's Hospice, Oswestry. Becky, a former pupil of Elfed High School and now a zoology student at Liverpool John Moores University, has set herself a fundraising target of 400.

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  2. Unemployment in Oswestry falls by 40 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    UNEMPLOYMENT levels in Oswestry have fallen by over 40 per cent in the last 12 months, according to new figures. Oswestry bucked the national trend as the Office for National Statistics showed last week that the UK unemployment total has risen for the first time in two years.

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  3. Car hire firm opening in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Enterprise has applied for planning permission to lease the J.T. Hughes car sales site next to Salop Road Service Station to establish a vehicle hire base. Agent Paul Williams said: "An important difference between Enterprise's service and that offered by other car-rental firms is that Enterprise specialises in renting replacement cars to customers who own cars that are being serviced or repaired."

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  4. Police hunt criminal they want to see back behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | IcNorthWales

    Police are hunting a man who is wanted for recall back to prison who is suspected of committing offences in North Wales. Gary Peter Scott, 24, was sentenced in April 2014 for an aggravated assault and was released from prison on licence in February this year.

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  5. Oswestry shop struts down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    With a flare of glamour from the 1940s through to the 1970s, Chalk welcomed visitors for a chance to see first-hand what they do and the community projects they are undertaking. Live models filled the shop windows - having been treated to a makeover courtesy of Sam Davies, from Sam's Secrets, an organic beauty salon wearing clothes and posing alongside furniture and other items available inside the Leg Street shop.

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  6. Police appeal after man attacked and robbed in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The victim, a 22-year-old man, was walking home on Monday, July 20 between midnight and 12.30am when he was approached from behind by another man at the junction of Fir Grove and Chestnut Avenue. A spokeswoman for West Mercia Police said: "As the victim turned to look at the offender he was punched to the face and pushed to the floor, where he is thought to have been knocked unconscious.

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  7. Oswestry man admits 'brutal' rape of woman on New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A 31-YEAR-OLD Oswestry man has admitted the "brutal and persistent" rape of a woman in the early hours of New Year's Day. The victim, who is from Oswestry, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was on her way home after being out celebrating on New Year's Eve.

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  8. Work begins on new A 15m theatre at Oswestry hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The 15.1m facility is now identifiable as two structural steel frames, which will become the Bone Cancer Centre outpatients area and a new inpatient ward. The complex will also include four new clean air theatres, a high dependency unit and an admission on the day of surgery unit, which will be built on the other side where demolition of former buildings had been taking place.

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  9. Oswestry dealer hid drugs in Kinder eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    CLASS A drugs were found hidden in plastic Kinder egg cases when police raided the home of an Oswestry drug dealer. Gareth Jones, who would sell heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of Oswestry to fund his addiction, has been jailed for three years.

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  10. Council reaffirm opposition to hillfort homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Border Counties Advertizer

    After hearing representations from the campaign group Hands Off Old Oswestry Hillfort at a recent planning meeting, the council has written to Shropshire Council to reiterate its opposition to the creation of 117 new houses off Whittington Road. The site, known as OSW004, remains in Shropshire Council's SAMdev plan, which determines the use of land for future development in the county up to 2026.

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  11. Concert fundraiser for once-in-lifetime music opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Michael Jenkins, of Gobowen, is bringing a night of musical variety to Oswestry in a bid to help him reach his goal of studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music. In September the performer and lecturer could be embarking on a new journey, studying for a masters degree in musical theatre, but that is dependent on whether he can raise the 14,000 tuition fees.

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  12. Investigation launched after man dies in Wrexham machinery incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | IcNorthWales

    A man in his 30s died after becoming trapped under heavy machinery on the Mereside Industrial Park at Fenns Bank near Bronington Health and safety bosses say they are investigating the death of a man killed after becoming trapped under heavy machinery. A Health and Safety Executive spokeswoman confirmed the circumstances around his death were being investigated by the public body, but declined to comment further.

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  13. Supermarket plans boosted by traffic reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Border Counties Advertizer

    HIGHWAYS bosses have stated they have no traffic concerns regarding plans to build a discount supermarket near Oswestry town centre. Mark Wootton, Shropshire Council highways officer, has said there are no traffic related reasons why a Lidl supermarket should not be built in Victoria Road.

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  14. Busy weekend for local firefighters in Oswestry and EllesmereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A crew from Ellesmere was called on Friday evening at 10.28pm to extinguish a bonfire in Sodylt Bank near Dudleston Heath. On Saturday, firefighters from Oswestry, Baschurch and Shrewsbury attended a car fire on the A5 near Nescliffe at 7.42pm, however, the driver of the vehicle had extinguished the blaze before the arrival of the fire service.

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  15. Man dies in Wrexham machinery incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | IcNorthWales

    The man, who is believed to be in his 30s, was killed in an incident at Mereside Industrial Park at Fenns Bank on the Wrexham-Shropshire border Emergency crews were called to Mereside Industrial Park at Fenns Bank, on the Wrexham -Shropshire border at around 12pm today . The man in his 30s was released before they arrived and it is understood he died from his injuries at the scene.

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  16. Severe Traffic & Delays on A483 / A5 Near Chirk As 4 4 OverturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Wrexham.com News

    Traffic is currently building around the A483/A5 towards Chirk - with reports that a section of the road has been closed after a 4 4 has overturned. Currently there are long delays and a build up of traffic on the A5 southbound near Halton and A539 J1 Ruabon, with the road blocked.

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  17. Llanymynech Horse Trials (2): what riders need to know [H&H Vip]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Horse and Hound

    Postcode SY22 6LG. Lower House Farm is six miles from Oswestry and 13 miles from Shrewsbury on the B4398 between Llanymynech and Maesbrook.

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  18. Fun-packed spectacular for all the family at West FeltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Crowds are expected to line the streets to see the carnival festivities begin as carnival queen, Madeleine Hughes, and her attendants lead a grand procession of decorated floats through the village at 1.30pm starting at the village hall. The secretary of West Felton Carnival Committee, Eileen Hamner said: "This year we are inviting entries into the float competition from local businesses.

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  19. Foodies' heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The Oswestry Food and Drink Festival has stayed true to its roots, showcasing the very best local food and drink from the region, right in the heart of the town centre and providing free admission to all. "We want everyone to enjoy the produce on offer, meet the local exhibitors and soak up the festival atmosphere," he added.

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  20. Don't stop us speaking up for people in Wales who use services across the border, Welsh MPs warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | IcNetwork

    A cross-party group of MPs will raise concerns about the UK Government's plan to give English MPs a veto on England-only laws Wrexham MP Ian Lucas and Delyn's David Hanson are among Welsh MPs concerned by UK Government plans to give English MPs a veto on England-only legislation A cross-party group of Welsh MPs will next week meet with the deputy leader of the House of Commons to raise concerns about UK Government plans for English Votes on English Laws . Many Welsh MPs want assurances they will not be stopped from defending the interests of constituents who use health services and transport links on the English side of the border.

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