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Wildlife charity denies developer 'partnership'

Wildlife charity denies developer 'partnership'

Officials at a wildlife charity have distanced claims they are working in partnership with a firm seeking to build homes at a beauty spot.

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School to recover its football pitch from travellers

School to recover its football pitch from travellers

Travellers have parked up on a football pitch belonging to a secondary school.

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Pub closes for £250k upgrade

Pub closes for £250k upgrade

The last pint has been pulled at a town-centre pub this week - ahead of a £250,000 transformation.

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Heartbreaking note left at roadside where woman died

Heartbreaking note left at roadside where woman died

"Sleep well mum, love you" - a simple note attached to a bunch of flowers tells of a tragic loss.

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Couple swap life in sun to take over village pub

Couple swap life in sun to take over village pub

A couple have swapped the sandy beaches of Spain to pull the pints at a traditional English bar.

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Woman in 80s dies after two-car crash

Woman in 80s dies after two-car crash

An elderly woman has died following a two-car crash along a country road.

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Helicopter launched in search for missing girl

Helicopter launched in search for missing girl

A heavy police presence was spotted around a town's school after a girl went missing.

Legion chairman dies age 59, after a life of service

Legion chairman dies age 59, after a life of service

A Royal British Legion stalwart who dedicated his life to serving others has died at the age of 59.

Pregnant ewes torn apart by dogs

Pregnant ewes torn apart by dogs

A farmer was forced to shoot a pregnant ewe dead after its udder and womb had been ripped out by dogs. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

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Town hall set to be transformed by £1.5m makeover

Town hall set to be transformed by £1.5m makeover

A town hall has reached the first stage of its £1.5m transformation with the appointment of award-winning architects.

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Heritage railway plan halted

Heritage railway plan halted

A public inquiry into plans for a heritage railway extension has been delayed.

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Owner spitting feathers after theft of 40 birds

Owner spitting feathers after theft of 40 birds

Police are investigating the theft of dozens of birds from an aviary.

Man in 60s in hospital after double assault

Man in 60s in hospital after double assault

A man and woman remain in police custody after being arrested for a double assault, which left one victim in his 60s needing hospital treatment.

Shop survives devastating blaze to mark 100 years

Shop survives devastating blaze to mark 100 years

An ironmonger business which was ravaged by a fire six years ago has risen from the ashes and marked its 100th anniversary.

New £1m pub set to open in place of Indian restaurant

New £1m pub set to open in place of Indian restaurant

An Indian restaurant will be returned to a pub in a £1m transformation - more than a decade after the last pint was pulled.

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Mum cleans up 187 dog poos on one path

Mum cleans up 187 dog poos on one path

A mum on a mission to clear a path of dog mess scooped up a shocking 187 piles of poop.

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Tale of the giant pencil theft comes to a point

Tale of the giant pencil theft comes to a point

Three giant pencils which bear a closer resemblance to javelins than writing tools had art lovers writing messages to police after they were stolen.

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Anger as council removes memorial flowers

Anger as council removes memorial flowers

A 93-year-old widower has hit out at a rule that memorial flowers can be forcibly removed by council workers.

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The cruellest of deaths as horse dies tied to gate

The cruellest of deaths as horse dies tied to gate

The sight of a dead horse tied to a gate with its front legs bound together represents the "lowest form of humanity". WARNING: Graphic images

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Shoppers unhappy at Tesco sell-off

Shoppers unhappy at Tesco sell-off

A supermarket has confirmed it is selling off a section of its car park prompting concern about the impact on the town.

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