Oswestry, England Newswire

Oswestry, England Newswire

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  1. Ceramic poppies to symbolise lives of fallen railway workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Border Counties Advertizer

    Ceramic poppies to symbolise the lives of three Cambrian Railway workers who died in the conflict were put on display at Oswestry station's World War One exhibition to commemorate their deaths 100 years on. An integral part of the British rail network at the time; the Cambrian line ran from Shrewsbury to Welshpool, Aberystwyth and Pwllheli in Wales.

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  2. Car went up in flames in Oswestry villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Border Counties Advertizer

    Firefighters from Baschurch and Shrewsbury spent almost an hour tackling the fire, which broke out in Pen Y Lane, near Kinnerley, on Wednesday, August 19 at around 3pm. Police and Shropshire Council were called to the scene as the car was parked by a telegraph pole which also caught fire.

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  3. Two-car crash on A5 near OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The crash happened at the junction of the A5 with the B5009 turning to Gobowen at around 12.30pm today (Monday). Three fire crews were sent from Oswestry, Ellesmere and Wellington to make the scene safe and it has been confirmed that nobody was trapped.

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  4. Police enquiries continuing into death of Wrexham man who died at skateparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Matthew Jones, of Johnstown, died on November 1 last year after attending a Halloween party at the Academy Skatepark on Rednal Industrial Estate in Oswestry. Earlier this year, friends and family unveiled a tribute to the apprentice plumber, known as Matty, who was also a keen footballer in the area.

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  5. Maternity services in big shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A MAJOR shake-up to maternity and women's services that could affect women in the Oswestry area has been outlined by North Wales health officials. The Betsi Cadwallader University Health Board has revealed four potential temporary changes, including one with could see the consultant-led service at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital dropped in favour of the units at Glan Clwyd Hospital in Bodelwyd-dan and Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor.

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  6. Battle remembered after 850 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Newsday

    A commemorative plaque will be unveiled in the Ceiriog Valley to mark the 850th anniversary of a series of battles between Welsh and English forces. The most famous, the Battle of Crogen, took place in 1165 near what is now called Castle Mill, near Chirk, when Welsh forces defeated Henry II's men.

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  7. Oswestry chef dies following motorcycle collision with horsebox on A49Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Steve Jones, 27, who had been working as a sous chef at the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel and Spa in Llanwddyn until two weeks ago, was seriously injured in the accident on the A49 just north of Craven Arms. Mr Jones died in hospital on Wednesday, August 19 five days after the accident which happened at about 7pm on Friday, August 14. He underwent emergency medical treatment at the scene, where paramedics treated his serious head and chest injuries as well as multiple fractures.

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  8. Farm antiques on offer in Llanymynech dispersal auctionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | FarmingUK

    An interesting selection of farm antiques will be going under the hammer at a dispersal sale in Llanymynech, near Oswestry on Friday, August 28. The 6pm auction, at Llwyn-y-Groes Lodge, is being conducted by auctioneers Halls on behalf of Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Davies, who are retiring and have sold the property. Among the interesting lots are a 1954 Ferguson T20 diesel tractor, a 1966 McCormick International B414 tractor, a very rare Massey Harris finger mower, a Ferguson original finger mower for a T20 tractor, an International B23 finger mower, an antique slurry timbrell, an antique Banford hay rake complete with seat and footplate and an International 440 baler with wide pick-up.

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  9. Costs cut could mean less knee and hip operations at Orthopaedic HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    The reduction has been suggested as part of reforms by Shropshire's Clinical Commissioning Group to save up to 3 million per year. Health chiefs say that due to the changing demographic in the county and they need to "spend money more wisely and plan for the future".

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  10. How the King's first motor found a home in OswestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THE fascinating history of a 19th Century car, believed to be the first ever seen in Oswestry, has been revealed after extensive research by a local historian. The French-made George Richard Dogcart, which dates from 1899, has been restored to an immaculate condition, remains fully operational and is used often at veteran car rally events.

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  11. Journalist versus foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    IT HAS more than four times your daily calorie allowance, weighs in at a hefty four kilograms and as of yet, nobody has managed to finish it in the allotted 45 minutes. What is it? Oswestry's very own burger challenge.

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  12. Oswestry-based film crew shooting anti-bullying videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Formed last month, Rocking Horse Studios is composed of four friends who have worked extensively on several commercial and community-based video projects. Gareth Thomas, Ben Davies, Adam Piggott and Meryl Cook first worked collectively about 18 months ago as members of the community group 'The Oswestry Project'.

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  13. Oswestry 'not affluent' enough for Italian patisserieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A RESTAURATEUR has been discouraged from opening a new eaterie in Oswestry after a bank told him the town isn't affluent enough to support his business proposal. Enrico Vittone's says his plans to create an authentic Italian patisserie on Bailey Street were dismissed by staff at a local bank branch, who he claims suggested the business would only be successful in a more 'upmarket' area like Chester.

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  14. Advertizer readers Brave the ShaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THE clippers are at the ready for Sharon Rogers from Oswestry as she becomes the latest fundraiser to 'Brave The Shave' today. The 44-year-old will have her head shaved at her workplace, Sainsbury's, in a bid to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Care.

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  15. Fake speed camera in Knockin to slow down trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A FATHER in Knockin has set up a fake speed camera outside his family home in a bid to stop speeding in the village. Peter Richardson believes that drivers are reducing their speed as soon as they see the dummy camera, which is made out of a cardboard box and stuck together with black tape.

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  16. Spicy competition for Curry Chef of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Oswestry Tandoori and the Taj Tandoori in Gobowen were joined by competitors The Third Place in Shrewsbury and Massala in Craven Arms when judging took place at The Derwen College in Gobowen last Tuesday. Deputy Major of Oswestry, Councillor Paul Milner, who helped judge the competition, said: "It's a really good award.

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  17. Disability champion's year long wait for replacement wheelchair leaves him needing surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | IcNorthWales

    Gwynedd councillor Peter Read wants an 'active user' chair to ease his discomfort and has tried to enlist the support of Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson A disability champion has waited so long for a replacement wheelchair that he has developed pressure sores that need surgery Peter Read is a Gwynedd councillor, the county's lead for disabled issues and chairman of the council's health scrutiny committee. But that has had no influence so far on his bid to get a new purpose-built wheelchair from the local health authority to ease his discomfort.

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  18. Rare butterfly seen flying in region's hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Specimens of the white-letter hairstreak have been spotted a total of six times in the last fortnight by members of Shropshire Wildlfe Trust's Oswestry Hills butterfly project. The number of recent sightings equals the number of times the butterfly has been spotted in the area over the last 30 years.

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  19. Tearful reunion with Rolls once used as a VIP taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Border Counties Advertizer

    GRAHAM Burgess would be the first to admit he had a tear in his eye when he looked through the front window of his Oswestry home one Sunday morning. For there, in all its former glory, was the 91yearold Rolls Royce 20 he used to play in as a boy more than 50 years ago and which was once used by his grandfather Sam as a taxi for VIPs.

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  20. Northwich 0, Wilmslow 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | IcCheshire Online

    But director of rugby Don Phillips then had to re-shuffle his reshuffled side when Nick Blake and Rick Evans reported in injured. Wilmslow took an early lead with a penalty and this was quickly added to when a well-worked move from a lineout created space for their fly-half to score close to the posts.

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