Witney, England Newswire (Page 3)

Witney, England Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Witney, England. (Page 3)

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  1. Crime writer shows Oxford's dark underbelly beyond the dreaming spiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 29 | Oxford Times

    A CRIME writer who wants to take readers away from Oxford's dreaming spires and show them the city's dark side has landed a book deal. Merilyn Davies, who works for Oxford City Council , will see her novel about a crime analyst and detective in Oxford hit the shelves next summer after publisher Arrow signed the world rights.

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  2. School Funding: Oxfordshire parents battle for more classroom cashRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 29 | Oxford Times

    PARENTS are once again battling to boost budgets for Oxfordshire's cash-strapped schools, after a much-hyped funding change failed to solve the problem. The new national funding formula officially came into force this month, billed as a historic reform that would replenish school funds and distribute cash more fairly.

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  3. PICTURES: Stormtroopers, white walkers and Red Dwarf's Kryten attract sci-fi fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 29 | Oxford Times

    The colourful cast of characters were in town for Thames Con, the latest addition to Oxfordshire's growing convention scene. The centrepiece of the day was the reunion of the cast of 90s children's television favourite Maid Marian and her Merry Men for the first time since the show ended almost 25 years ago.

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  4. Drop in family history service at new Oxford libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 29 | Oxford Times

    THE library at the new Westgate Centre is only four months old, yet one group who have set up home in the building can trace family history back hundreds of years. The drop-in session which is run by volunteers from Oxfordshire Family History Society allows people from around the world to trace their Oxfordshire blood.

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  5. String of successes for Witney care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | Witney Gazette

    Merryfield House Nursing Home, in New Yatt Road, picked up an award for best manager and best employer at the Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers annual awards. The wins come on the heels of a report by the Care Quality Commission which branded the home 'outstandingly responsive' and 'good' across the board.

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  6. Asda lorry overturns in crash on A415Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | Oxford Mail

    Fire crews from Witney and Kidlington's specialist rescue unit were called to the A415 Ducklington turning at around 5pm following reports of a crash between two vehicles.

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  7. BOWLS: County's juniors being preparationsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | This is Wiltshire

    Bowls. Wiltshire singles semi-finals. L-r Graham Shadwell and Mike Titcombe Photo: Siobhan Boyle SMB2048/10.

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  8. MP urged to be strong voice on Brexit negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Witney Gazette

    A CALL to ensure UK automotive jobs are protected against the challenges of Brexit has been made by a Witney company. GSM Automotive, in Avenue One, has revealed it will delay further investment in its UK operation and intends to relocate some of its production to its Poland plant this year.

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  9. How you can help save Mrs Tiggy-winkle: Pam Ayres shares trying to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Mail on Sunday

    When I was 23, I lived in the village of Stanford in the Vale, and every day I drove my decrepit, fume-filled Morris 1000 to Witney in Oxfordshire, where I worked as a secretary. My journey took me past a wood called Hatford Warren, and each spring and summer morning would reveal the grisly red remains of numerous squashed hedgehogs on the road.

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  10. Deer Park campaigner and former patient Linda Sturt in 2016..Picture by by Jon LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Witney Gazette

    SECRET meetings allowing NHS bosses to discuss changes to Oxfordshire's health services have been branded a dangerous and backward step. Oxfordshire's Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee - the group which is supposed to hold health bosses to account on the public's behalf - has decided to hold twice-monthly meetings with them behind closed doors.

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  11. West Oxfordshire elections: your issues, your district - " your candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Witney Gazette

    IF YOU arrive home from work this week to a pile of unsolicited leaflets, there is a decent chance is they will have been delivered by district council election candidates who want your vote on May 3. All voters in West Oxfordshire will be asked to cast their votes next Thursday, alongside residents in Oxford City, North Oxfordshire and other districts around the country. Amongst the long list of hot topics for councillors on the campaign trail in this final week is that perennial favourite - the standard of roads.

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  12. Council tried to strike balance for popular events in WitneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Oxford Times

    A MUSIC festival plagued with problems due to clashes with a council is now facing more adversity from organisers of another event. The family behind the funfair at the 775-year-old Witney Feast have raised concerns that Witney Music Festival's fairground will pull people from its own.

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  13. Doctor and the Medics onstage at Witney Music Festival .10/6/17.Picture: Ric Mellis.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Witney Gazette

    A MUSIC festival plagued with problems due to clashes with a council is now facing more adversity from organisers of another event. The family behind the funfair at the 775-year-old Witney Feast have raised concerns that Witney Music Festival's fairground will pull people from its own.

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  14. Animal cruelty on the rise in Oxfordshire - shocking stories from RSPCA calloutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Witney Gazette

    Shocking figures released by the RSPCA show the charity received 1,326 complaints in 2017, up from the 1,299 received the previous year. In particular the plight of horses is being highlighted by the organisation in what it calls an 'ongoing equine crisis' with officers called out to attend to abandoned sick or dying horses nearly every day.

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  15. Dog recovers after surgery to remove football-sized tumourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | Oxford Mail

    The six-year-old dog, Lucy, is now making a 'great recovery' at the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, near Witney. Staff at the centre were shocked when they saw the size of the 'mammary turmour' when the dog was brought in by friends of her previous owner who had recently died.

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  16. Thunderstorm captured in stunning photos and videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | Oxford Times

    Chris Russell-Gray, whose photo is above, revealed he stayed up storm chasing until 2am to get his shot on a bridge over the A40 near Witney Lakes. The result is this remarkable time-lapse image where skeletal lightning jumps across the storm clouds as cars race beneath.

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  17. MP marks launch of new technology training hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | Oxford Times

    OXFORDSHIRE MP Layla Moran officially unveiled a new state-of-the-art engineering and technology training hub to help develop new skills for the local workforce. The Oxford West and Abingdon Lib Dem joined a host of local dignitaries, employers and senior management at the Abingdon and Witney College for the launch event on Friday.

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  18. Town council still wants nearly 5k back from troubled mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    A TOWN council is still looking to pursue legal action against its under-fire Mayor for nearly A 5,000, which councillors fear may have been 'misappropriated'. Carterton Town Council passed a vote of no confidence in Councillor Lynn Little in January and she will be replaced later this year.

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  19. Hospital Shake-Up: Health chiefs must climb down from 'Ivory Tower'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    HEALTH bosses have admitted they must come down from their 'ivory tower' and work with patients to shape future services in Oxfordshire. This week Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group revealed new plans for extensive public engagement as a plan to change services is taken back to the drawing board.

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  20. Thomas Jefferson 4, AOL 3: Jaguars advance to Sulphur for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    After a shaky start defensively, Kramer put the Jaguars on her back both in the field and at the plate. She turned a single into a run-scoring double by misjudging the line of a ball hit to her in left field that gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead in the first.

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