Witney, England Newswire (Page 2)

Witney, England Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Witney, England. (Page 2)

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  1. Speed Trap: Biker doing 136mph among 180 caught in stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Witney Gazette

    POLICE in West Oxfordshire clocked 180 speeders over the course of an event that saw thousands of bikers sweeping through the district. Police set up two camera checks following complaints about noise and motorbikes being a nuisance due to Cassington Bike Night.

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  2. CRICKET: Chris Moore century is in vain as Combe are brushed asideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Oxford Mail

    CHRIS Moore's century proved in vain as Hook Norton moved top of Division 5, leapfrogging Combe after a four-wicket home victory. But in an excellent run-chase, veteran Melvyn Riley hit 56 and Adam Bennett and Jordan Glazier 38 apiece to steer Hooky home at 227-6.

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  3. CRICKET: Cherwell League Divisions 3-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Oxford Mail

    WESTBURY suffered their first defeat of the season as the top-of-the-table Division 3 clash at home to Wolverton ended in a 61-run loss. Wolverton batted first and amassed 282-6 as Atif Akhlaq smashed 139 not out, Charlie Williams taking 4-59 for the home side.

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  4. CRICKET: Charlie Fisher proves all-round star as Witney swifts march onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Oxford Times

    CHARLIE Fisher produced another outstanding all-round display to help OCA League Division 2 leaders Witney Swifts to a 106-run victory Chadlington. Mark Stanway and Darren De Bruyn combined to dismiss Wantage for 100, and then Dan Stafford hit 41 not out and Ian Widdows 34 not out in Chippy's 101-2.

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  5. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Witney power supply to receive 300,000 investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Electric Energy Online

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks is investing over 300,000 in a programme of works in Witney, Oxfordshire to boost the resilience of the electricity infrastructure in the area. The essential works to help improve the security of supply will commence in the last week of June, continuing in to the first week of July.

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  6. Scales of Justice: latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Oxford Times

    Stephen Rushmer, 56, of Northway, Headington, Oxford, admitted failing without reasonable excuse to comply with supervision requirements made following his release from prison. Handed a 10-day prison sentence.

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  7. PICTURES: LibFest 2017 - town's togetherness shines through in memory of LibertyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 25 | Witney Gazette

    A FESTIVAL commemorating the life of a teenager who was struck and killed by a car once again showed the strong community spirit in Witney. Thousands of people from across the county gathered on The Leys for LibFest 2017 as the music festival tribute to 14-year-old Liberty Baker marked its third year.

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  8. Profile: rock musician, marketing manager, mum-of-two and youth club leader Georgina HicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Oxford Mail

    SHE has played in rock 'n' roll bands across the country, led campaigns, raised an autistic son and served as chairwoman of the Oxfordshire autistic society OASIS for four years. But when she had to go to a job interview where children were asking the questions, that is when she got nervous.

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  9. Summer solstice coincides with hottest day of the year in OxfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Oxford Times

    The longest day of the year yesterday coincided with tropical temperatures in the county, with Benson reaching highs of almost 32A C. And while the dogs at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary were able to enjoy a watery treat, there was a warning about taking care of animals in heat. Justin Golding, animal attendant at the centre in Stadhampton, said: "People have seen others out running with their dogs, which is crazy.

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  10. Exercise for over-60s proves winning formula for Cowley trainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Oxford Times

    KEEPING over-60s fit is the idea behind a new business which took the top prize at a business contest last week. The 29-year-old will use the money to expand his firm Deluxe Health Group, which runs classes from village halls in Sutton Courtenay, Radley, Wallingford and Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.

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  11. School's conservation project gets the thumbs-up from MPRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Oxford Times

    STAFF and pupils at a primary school near Burford invited Witney MP Robert Courts for a visit to their new conservation centre. Windrush Valley School in Ascott-under-Wychwood has been using a barn at nearby Manor Farm as its conservation centre since September.

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  12. Woman rescued from 'fast-flowing' river as fresh warning issuedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Witney Gazette

    Crews joined paramedics and police in Witney yesterday after a member of the public spotted the woman in the River Windrush, and feared she was in trouble. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said the woman was lucky to escape and warned of the 'dire consequences' of entering a 'fast-flowing' river.

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  13. CRICKET: Charlie Fisher is Witney Swifts hero at Clifton HampdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Witney Gazette

    CHARLIE Fisher had a superb day for Witney Swifts as he hit a century and took a five-wicket haul, helping his side to an 18-run win at Clifton Hampden in OCA League Division 2 on Saturday. Clifton chased well, but finished short on 236 all out as Fisher took 5-36 and Seacole 3-58, Andrew Pynegar hitting 66 for the hosts.

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  14. CRICKET: Wes Bartlett hammers 181 not out as Oxford Downs 2nd enjoy big winRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Witney Gazette

    WES Bartlett slammed a career-best 181 not out to lead Oxford Downs 2nd to a massive 240-run victory at home to East Oxford in Division 3 of the Cherwell League. Lawrence Brock returned magnificent figures of 6-29 to help Great & Little Tew to an eight-wicket success at home to Cropredy in Division 2. Brock's super haul helped to dismiss Cropredy for only 140, Luke Cherry and Russell Beckett the only batsmen to look comfortable.

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  15. Firefighters rescue woman from 'fast-flowing' riverRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Witney Gazette

    Crews joined paramedics and police in Witney yesterday after a member of the public spotted the woman in the River Windrush, and feared she was in trouble. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said the woman was lucky to escape and warned of the 'dire consequences' of entering a 'fast-flowing' river.

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  16. CRICKET: Cherwell League Divisions 3-5 round-up - June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Oxford Mail

    WES Bartlett slammed a career-best 181 not out to lead Oxford Downs 2nd to a massive 240-run victory at home to East Oxford in Division 3. They finished on 100-9 - Amir Nawaz unable to bat after suffering a dislocated finger while keeping wicket - falling to a humiliating defeat. But it never looked like being enough as Alastair Gibbins then struck an impressive 92 not out to lead Bicester to victory at 193-5 in the 40th over.

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  17. Last minute reprieve for centre catering for Oxford's neediest childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Oxford Mail

    A CHILDREN'S centre which caters for some of the most deprived families in Oxford has been given a last minute reprieve, as ten more communities were given cash to secure their short-term futures. An Islamic nursery was poised to sign a lease agreement to take on Florence Park Children's Centre until Oxfordshire County Council postponed the decision after more than 1,500 people signed a petition to keep it open to all.

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  18. CRICKET: Cherwell League Divisions 6-10 round-up - June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Oxford Mail

    MICHAEL Peyton-Bruhl returned remarkable figures of 9-21 to help Westbury 2nd to a crushing nine-wicket win at home to Long Marston in Division 7. Sam Manning claimed the first Marston wicket, before Peyton-Bruhl took centre stage with a superb display of bowling to skittle the visitors for 65. An unbeaten maiden league century for Ryan Frost helped leaders Minster Lovell 2nd to a one-sided nine-wicket win over visitors Cublington. Frost and Felix Wright then shared a second-wicket stand of 135 to steer Minster to a comfortable success at 168-1.

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  19. Charity to close Witney branch in shock announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Cotswold Journal

    A CHARITY which offers support for end of life care has announced it will close one of its Oxfordshire branches. Sobell House Hospice, which cares for people with terminal illnesses and their families said that one of its charity shops based in Witney was set to shut down as early as today.

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  20. Scales of justice: latest round-up of convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Witney Gazette

    David Marchant, 46, of Sherbourne Road, Witney, admitted being the owner or person in charge of a dog dangerously out of control - no injury - in Windrush House, Burford Road, Minster Lovell, namely a Alsatian by the name of Lola, on March 20 2017. Also admitted criminal damage to property valued under A 5,000 in Minster Lovell on March 20 2017.

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