Thame, England Newswire (Page 2)

Thame, England Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Travelodgical decision? Budget hotel chain targets Chinese tourists ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | This Is Money

    Budget hotel chain Travelodge is targeting Chinese tourists with its latest site located near Bicester Village, the second biggest attraction for Chinese visitors after Buckingham Palace. Staff at the newly opened 53-room hotel in Oxfordshire have learnt Mandarin phrases and Chinese etiquette and the rooms contain noodle kettles and green tea bags.

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  2. Firefighters tackle motorway car blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    An officer and crews from High Wycombe and Thame were called out to the scene between J5 Stokenchurch and J4 High Wycombe at 4.08pm. Bucks Fire and Rescue confirmed they used one hose reel to put out the flames and a set of breathing apparatus.

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  3. CRICKET: Abingdon Vale teenager Ben Charlesworth to make Oxfordshire debut against DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Oxford Mail

    Jonny Cater leads Oxfordshire at Devon in the Western Division of the Unicorns Counties Championship in the absence of captain Luke Ryan Charlesworth has caught the eye of selectors with several good performances in Division 2 of the Cherwell League, as well as for St Edward's School and Gloucestershire 2nd. He also shone for South & West of England Under 15s at the Bunbury Festival at Radley College and comes in for Cumnor teenager Jamie Curtis.

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  4. Teenage boys arrested after milkman attacked during his round in ChinnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Thame Today

    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 milkman was kicked in the legs and head by a group of yobs as he did his job in Chinnor.

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  5. Summer offer on petrol brush cutterRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Henley Standard

    NOW is the perfect time to take advantage of Farol Ltd's summer offers on Stihl garden machinery. This month we have the popular Stihl FS50 C-E on offer for only 174 including VAT.

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  6. CRICKET: Oxford skipper John Barrett backs spin bowler Harvey Eltham...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    Harvey Eltham took season's best figures of 4-27 in Oxford's Division 2 win over Cookham Dean. Skipper John Barrett is hoping the teenager can take that form into tomorrow's Home Counties Premier League match against Aston Rowant OXFORD skipper John Barrett is backing spinner Harvey Eltham to take confidence from his best spell of bowling this season.

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  7. Children's care in Oxfordshire set to overspend by A 3mRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Witney Gazette

    But a further overspend has been caused because the opening of three new children's homes in the county was delayed. The new homes in Didcot, Thame and Witney were due to be open now, but were delayed after sub-contractor EIC went into administration last month.

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  8. Pick Pookie for pony personality of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Oxford Times

    A SHOW pony which made a magnificent comeback from cancer before taking up the reigns as an international champion is now looking for your votes. Fell pony Guards Jester, affectionately known at home as Pookie, is up for personality of the year in a world-wide competition after battling his way through cancer and to the top in the dressage world.

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  9. Vote for Guards Jester aka Pookie for international Horse Personality Award..Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | This is Oxfordshire

    A SHOW pony which made a magnificent comeback from cancer before taking up the reigns as an international champion is now looking for your votes. Fell pony Guards Jester, affectionately known at home as Pookie, is up for personality of the year in a world-wide competition after battling his way through cancer and to the top in the dressage world.

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  10. Third consultation on district's housing planRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Henley Standard

    A THIRD consultation on proposals to increase the Henley area's housebuilding targets is under way. South Oxfordshire District Council is seeking residents' views on its new draft local plan, which will decide how many new homes are required to meet Government targets by 2032.

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  11. Councillors vote against new Tesco superstore for ThameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Oxford Times

    PLANS for a new Tesco superstore on the outskirts of Thame have been unanimously rejected by councillors in South Oxfordshire. The supermarket giant had proposed to build a 4,765 sq m store at Kingsmead Business Park on Howland Road.

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  12. CRICKET: Oxfordshire keep the faith in Cumnor youngster Jamie CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    LUKE Ryan has backed Cumnor teenager Jamie Curtis to pick up from where he left off when Oxfordshire host Herefordshire at Great & Little Tew on Sunday. The 15-year-old spinner took three wickets in the Unicorns Counties Championship draw against Wales at Usk just under a fortnight ago after coming in as a last-minute replacement for Horspath's Lloyd Belcher.

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  13. Ruby is the latest kitten to be saved from car recycling siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Oxford Times

    In May staff at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary in Stadhampton were called by ASM Auto Recycling in Thame after four kittens were found in the footwell of a car due to be crushed. Sanctuary manager Iain Atkin said: "In May staff at ASM asked us to come and collect four kittens and since then we have managed to find them all new homes.

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  14. Five things you need to know in Oxfordshire todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    The former Wheatley Park School pupil vowed to fight "burning injustice" outside 10 Downing Street shortly after visiting the Queen in Buckingham Palace. Philip Hammond has replaced George Osborne as chancellor and the shock appointment of the night was Boris Johnson as foreign secretary.

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  15. FOOTBALL: Millers could be set for Oxfordshire derby in FA Cup openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Witney Gazette

    The Millers, who play in Division One South & West of the Evo-Stik Southern League, will be away to either Thame United or Surrey side Abbey Rangers on Saturday, August 20. In the FA Trophy, John Brough's side will visit Bridgwater Town for a preliminary round tie on Saturday, October 15. Hook Norton have been handed a home tie against Bracknell Town in the first qualifying round of the FA Vase. Prelim round : Carterton or Highmoor v Brimscombe & Thrupp or Henley Tn, Thame Utd or Abbey Rgrs v North Leigh, Chertsey Tn or Hook Norton v Abingdon Utd or Hayes.

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  16. MINI Plant Oxford Female Engineers RecognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | MotoringFile

    Official Release: Two female engineers from MINI Plant Oxford have secured national recognition after they landed a top industry award from leading automotive magazine Autocar. Philippa Napier and Rachel Neary have been named in the 'Rising Stars' category of the 'Great British Women in the Car Industry' initiative, which is run by Autocar in partnership with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders .

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  17. FOOTBALL: Didcot Town could face derby rivals in FA CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    Didcot Town, who enjoyed a super run to face Exeter the first round of the FA Cup in 2015/16, could meet Oxfordshire opposition when they begin next season's competition. The Railwaymen are set to visit either Ascot United or derby rivals Milton United in the preliminary round to be played on Saturday, August 20. North Leigh, also from Division 1 South & West of the Evo-Stik Southern League, will be away to Thame United or Abbey Rangers on the same date.

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  18. FOOTBALL: Oxford City signings prepare for trip to face Didcot Town in friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Oxford Times

    OXFORD City are expected to field their latest new signing Godfrey Poku when they make the short trip to face Didcot Town in their first pre-season friendly tonight. Poku, a holding midfielder who has Conference National experience with Luton Town and Woking, has signed a one-year contract.

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  19. CRICKET: Young Ward ready to face Oxford match-winner FallahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    PROMISING batsman Harrison Ward will face the Home Counties League's most in-form bowler when Horspath visit Oxford in a top-of-the-table battle tomorrow. Since then, Oxford have acquired the services of left-arm seamer Samad Fallah, who has taken an astonishing 19 wickets in the last three games.

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  20. Stocks and gibbetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | BBC News

    Is there anything quite as chillingly middle-English as a head swinging mournfully from a set of gallows, silhouetted over some rugged and desolate moorland? The Oxfordshire town of Thame has announced it is considering bringing back stocks as a tourist attraction, but which other settlements have kept their instruments of medieval correction? Stocks date back to at least the time of the Black Death in the 14th Century. Labourers were banned from leaving their homes to find better wages elsewhere and those who broke the law were put in stocks.

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