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45 min ago | Hillingdon Times

Aid scheme 'to deter UK fighters'

An initiative for volunteers to help humanitarian aid in Syria is launched today to deter young men and women from going to fight in the war ravaged country.


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5 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Driver fails theory test 110 times

Wannabe drivers are failing their theory tests scores of times with one woman being unable to pass a record 110 times, it has been reported.


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7 hrs ago | York Press

a Man has been airlifted to hospital after being thrown from his bike in a crash in North Yorkshire.

The man was thrown into the hedge in the crash on the A170 near to the Sinnington junction between Malton and Pickering just before 8pm.


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11 hrs ago | Eastwood Advertiser

Town's house prices surge

House prices in Belper have increased by eight per cent in the space of a year, according to latest figures.


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15 hrs ago | Get Reading

Margaret Thatcher 'personally covered up' child sex abuse...

Hosted by local arts charity Readipop, the festival is promising to be one of the best yet, with a raft of new stages, performances and activities to keep everyone entertained all weekend long The children's television favourite will be visiting Waterstones in The Oracle in Saturday, July 26 with his new books Rhyme Time and Chuckle Time Tory Prime ... (more)


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19 hrs ago | Hereford Times

Herefordshire businesses honoured in chamber awards

Ben Mannion from Hewett Recruitment with Adrian Pargeter and Spencer Murtagh from Kingspan.


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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Ripley and Heanor News

Chesterfield hospice appeals for pedal power

A battling north Derbyshire hospice is desperate for more support for this month's DT and JE James Flagg Cycle Challenge fundraiser amid huge, rising demands.


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Ripley and Heanor News

Belper care home firm nominated for national award

Milford Care, based at Springwood Gardens, Belper, was shortlisted for the "Residential Care Provider of the Year Award" at the Health Investor Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

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Salisbury Journal

Dorchester raid probe pair remanded

Two men charged over a smash and grab raid by a moped gang on Mayfair's Dorchester Hotel were remanded in custody Two men charged in connection with a smash and grab raid by a moped gang on the Dorchester Hotel have been remanded in custody, police said.


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Twice as many parking tickets issued in Chard compared to Ilminster

MOTORISTS in Chard had more than double the amount of parking tickets slapped on their windscreens compared to drivers in Ilminster in the last two years, the News can reveal.


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Metro Radio

Northern Ireland Parade Day: Man Stabbed

The twelfth of July, when they mark Protestant King William's ancient victory over Catholic King James, is the biggest day in the marching season.


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Kidderminster Shuttle

Star trekkers raise 16k for hospice

CHARITY WALKERS: Team Zulu members Ian Mootz, Tarquin Shaw-Young, Mark Strain, Kelly Shaw-Young, Justin Goodbody, Suzie Wolff, James Russell, Tim Wolff, Nick Jackson and Kevin Russell.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Extra disruption from fire service

DURING a nine hour strike by members of the Fire Brigades' Union between 10am and 7pm on Thursday, Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service dealt with 13 incidents.


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Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn businesses evacuated after industrial estate fire

The fire has been extinguished but the cylinders are potentially highly explosive, so fire fighters will remain on the scene for the rest of the morning, and possibily the afternoon, ensuring the cylinders are fully cooling.


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Todmorden Today

Trapped pensioner rescued from Halifax house fire in suspected arson attack

Firefighters rescued a pensioner trapped in an upstairs bedroom of a house that was on fire in Halifax this morning .


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Four in court over bogus cop scam

Four men are due to appear in court in connection with a telephone fraud that has conned elderly Essex residents out of nearly half a million pounds.


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Sunday Herald

16-month-old girl rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in mop bucket

Little Minnie Snodgrass managed to get wedged in the metal bucket after her mother, Gemma, had been mopping the floor at their home in Conisbrough, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.


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KCRA-TV Sacramento

5 interesting facts about Prince George

Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.


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Hampshire Chronicle

Hundreds of workers on strike across Hampshire

ALMOST a hundred public sector workers protested in Winchester today as part of the biggest collective walk-out the country has seen for decades.


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Wiltshire Times

Tribute to Melksham care worker in Silbury Hill tragedy

A tribute has been paid to popular care worker Harriet Gormley, 26, who died in an accident on the A4 near Silbury Hill on Monday.


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