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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

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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17 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Fire, West Yorkshire County, England, World News,

Echo-news.co.uk

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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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, Greater London County, England

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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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Europe, Prince Charles, St. Mary's, AK, Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth

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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Bryan Ferry to get honorary degree

The Roxy Music singer and songwriter is being made an honorary Doctor of Music from the university where he graduated in Fine Art in 1968.

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Oxford Times

Scales of Justice - 22 people up in court

Given a 42-month driving ban and fined A 200. Also told to pay a A 20 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Stop the Madness: Young East Lancs Muslims urged not to race cars to celebrate end of Ramadan

COMMUNITY leaders have united to plead with young Muslim men to 'stop the madness' of racing hired, high-performance vehicles to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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Congleton Guardian

Horatio Chapple was mauled to death by a polar bear

The polar bear which mauled a 17-year-old schoolboy to death was elderly and had been suffering from worn-down teeth which would have led to it becoming stressed and behaving more "aggressively and unpredictably", an inquest has heard.

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Andover Advertiser

Man who can't remember his own name

A man who cannot remember his own name has been named by doctors as Robert The man, who has been named Robert by doctors, was found in a park in Peterborough suffering from a severe case of amnesia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Oxford Times

Getting to the bottom of the great fracking issue

Green county councillor David Williams is hoping to find a way to prevent it from taking place within the county.

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