Oswestry, England Newswire

Oswestry, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oswestry, England.

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  1. 4G is coming to OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Vodafone has pledged to bring the latest 4G services to the area for the first time with improvements to its mast on Oswald Road. The upgrade has now received the go-ahead from Shropshire Council planners and means the end of the enhancement of the company's 2G, 3G and 4G mobile data service.

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  2. Dog agility duo to represent Team GBRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Next month, Sue Cooper, of Llanyblodwel, and her dog Mitzi will travel to Germany to compete at the event alongside the 2012 Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey as part of Team GB. Sue, 62, who runs Blackthorn Dog Training in Llanyblodwel, near Oswestry, has had three-year-old Mitzi since she was a puppy.

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  3. West Felton village ready to party as carnival returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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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  4. 'Fine' ex-Tablers help cancer groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Border Counties Advertizer

    MINI misdemeanors like letting the odd swear-word slip or even forgetting to wear the club's badge, saw Oswestry Cancer Support group benefit by 500 last Thursday. Oswestry 41 Club 'fined' its members for the oddest of breaches, like taking off jackets without the chairman's permission, having no drink left for the final toast or even smiling when a fellow member got fined.

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  5. Blooming ridiculous! Flowers must goRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Border Counties Advertizer

    AN OSWESTRY florist believes she is being unfairly targeted by Shropshire Council officials in a dispute over her outdoor displays. Wendy Hughes, who runs The Flower Gallery on Bailey Street, says council inspectors have told her the floral displays outside her shop contravene with new accessibility rules for blind and partially-sighted visitors to the town.

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  6. MP supports hillfort homes oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Border Counties Advertizer

    RESIDENTS fighting planned housing near Old Oswestry hillfort say they are encouraged after meeting MP Owen Paterson to discuss the issues. Campaign group Hands Off Old Oswestry Hillfort met recently with the North Shropshire MP to voice their concerns over t Campaigner and archaeologist, Dr George Nash said: "We had a very constructive discussion with Mr Paterson, impressing on him that this is an issue not just of local but of national interest."

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  7. Plans to improve road safety with roundaboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A NOTORIOUSLY dangerous junction in Oswestry which has seen 12 incidents in the past six years could be set for safety improvements. Highways England have confirmed that they are looking into altering the Maesbury Road junction that joins the A483, with the intention of installing a roundabout.

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  8. Cricket Club withdraw Brynhafod field plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Border Counties Advertizer

    CAMPAIGNERS in Oswestry have welcomed news that a local cricket club will not pursue its plans to convert part of a communal recreation ground into a training pitch. Last month Oswestry Cricket club expressed an interest in establishing junior training facilities at Brynhafod playing fields as part of a larger sports development proposed by local businessman Peter Starbuck.

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  9. Family fun to be had at Oswestry Show 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Border Counties Advertizer

    FUN for all the family is guaranteed at Oswestry Show when it returns for its 130th anniversary on August 1. Alongside a spellbinding and awe-inspiring feast for the eyes in the main ring throughout the day, there will be the regular features and competitions taking place across The Showground at Park Hall. Spectators can watch the judging of many different breeds of horses in four separate rings around the showground, while the Oswestry Show still maintains its strong agricultural links and showcases a wide variety of cattle and sheep classes.

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  10. B36 Torshavn v The New Saints: Brothers Adrian and Lukasz Cieslewicz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | IcNetwork

    BROTHERS Adrian and Lukasz Cieslewicz will be keeping it in the family when they help begin the 2015/16 Champions League competition in the Faroe Islands on Wednesday . The Polish siblings will be on opposite sides of the pitch when The New Saints face B36 Torshavn in the first qualifying round at the Torsvollur Stadium.

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  11. Champions League returns as minnows take shot at gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Yahoo!

    Football these days never seems to stop, and the Champions League returns on Tuesday, a mere 24 days after Barcelona's thrilling final win against Juventus. The dust has barely settled on Barca's 3-1 victory in Berlin, secured thanks to second-half goals by Luis Suarez and Neymar, that saw them win the world's most glamorous international club competition for the fourth time in the last decade.

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  12. 7 wonders of Llangollen International Musical EisteddfodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | IcNetwork

    As the annual celebration of world culture returns to the North Wales town, we pick seven highlights which you must not miss The Parade of Nations, which sees competitors from across the globe in colourful costumes take to the streets, will be watched by some very special guests this year - the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. The annual journey through the town starts at 4.45pm and will wind its way to the Royal International Pavilion.

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  13. Women have WI and now men have shedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A DUAL initiative aiming to unite men in collaborative practical projects and promote health awareness will launch in Oswestry next month. From their Park Hall base, the founding members of the 'Oswestry Men's Shed' organisation are actively recruiting new members to sign-up and rediscover the joys of tackling a job as a team.

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  14. New tech to aid early detection of osteoporosis now available in UKRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PR Log

    PRLog - June 26, 2015 - Physiological Measurements Limited is delighted to announce that it has been selected as the UK distributor of the OsCare SonoTM, a device developed to assess the risk of osteoporosis without exposing patients to radiation. The device, developed by Finnish company Oscare Medical Oy, uses low-frequency ultrasound to measure bone strength in the forearm, providing results within minutes that correlate with the T scores derived from traditional DEXA[ii] scanning.

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  15. Aspiring paramedic caused crash which led to 'serious' injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Matthew Owen, 25, of Rhosygadfa, near Gobowen, was overtaking a car on the A483 near Welshpool last year when 20-year-old Benjamin Oliver Young pulled out on him and pushed the young electrician's car off the road and into a wooden fence. The smash, which took place on the Pool Quay stretch of the A483, between Welshpool and Llanymynech, on July 16, 2014, at 7.15pm, has left Mr Owen with serious injuries, including a fractured skull, from which he has not fully recovered.

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  16. Cash boost for villages' youth groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The youth provision scheme for Gobowen, St Martins, Weston Rhyn and Selattyn will allow groups to dip into the grant fund over the next 20 months to put on a series of activities. Councillor Robert Macey, chairman of lead organisation, the Local Joint Committee, said: "We have considered all the information we got back from various sources and we have stuck with the local objectives which were identified.

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  17. Shropshire stock farm with 77 acres of pastureland new on the marketRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | FarmingUK

    A 77.19 acre residential stock farm comprising a four bedroom farmhouse with a range of farm buildings and pastureland located close to the Welsh border is on the market with agents Halls. Grove Farm, Maesbrook, Oswestry is situated in a private, peaceful position between the border villages of Maesbrook and Melverley, with the county towns of Oswestry and Shrewsbury within easy reach.

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  18. Goldie bike riders gear up for a new fundraising adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Denbighshire Free Press

    The team of intrepid 'Goldie' charity fundraisers are setting off from their favourite pub, the Golden Lion in Llangynhafal in an effort to raise 15,000 in aid of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Gobowen, near Oswestry. Goldie team member, Ian Gibson, explained why they had chosen the Orthopaedic hospital: "A few years ago a young member of the Llangynhafal community was diagnosed with a non-malignant tumour wrapped around her spinal cord.

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  19. A-Z of West Midlands FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Black Country Bugle

    JACK TONKS, a useful outside-right, scored 23 goals in 119 League and FA Cup appearances for Wolves over a six-year period from July 1894 to June 1900. Born in Wednesfield in 1872, Jack was 'as keen as mustard, tricky with a good shot' and played for Walsall Unity before moving to Molineux.

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  20. MOT for over 60s in aid of Hope House Children's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    ZEST Ladies Health and Fitness are hosting an Over 60's Health MOT day on Saturday, July 4 at Oswestry Memorial Hall in aid of Hope House Children's Hospices. Between 10am and 4pm you can see how you compare against the national average for all sorts of basic fitness tests including brisk walking, flexibility, agility, height and weight measurements, strength and many more.

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