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I ran eight marathons in eight days

A MAN from Henley ran the equivalent of eight marathons across country in as many days for charity. Matthew Jackson, 39, completed 362km by running from the Lake District to Snowdonia. He was running for Over the Wall, a charity which provides residential summer camps for children and their families...

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dick charlton funeral write up


Henley Standard

Kind, humble man; small in stature, massive in heart

THE funeral of a 103-year-old Second World War veteran took place in Harpsden. Dick Charlton, a lifelong Henley resident, passed away in his sleep at Chilterns Court care centre on May 28, five days before his birthday. More than 50 mourners attended the ceremony, which took place at St Margaret’s...

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Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum marks Armed Forces Week

A day of free family activities took place to mark Armed Forces Week in Woodstock Oxfordshire.

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Benson man to take on charity walk to football stadiums

A Benson man with incurable blood cancer is set to take on a three-day walking challenge between 12 of London’s most iconic football stadiums.

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Bicester school raises record amount for Thai orphanage

Students from the Whitelands Academy in Bicester have raised a record amount of £4,150 for a Thai orphanage by volunteering in Bangkok.

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Churches work together to stage a passion play in sunshine

Churches in Abingdon worked together to stage a passion play in the park

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Oxford to host performance based on migrants' stories

An arts charity is set for a nation-wide week of performances based on the 'unheard voices' of UK migrants.

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GALLERY: Oxford Change is Brewing Beer Festival in pictures

The third Change is Brewing Beer Festival in Oxford went "exceptionally well" according to organisers.

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Blenheim Place plans Shaun the Sheep trail this summer

Blenheim Palace is partnering with Shaun the Sheep to offer children a new trail this summer.

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When is EastEnders on this week? BBC confirms schedule change

See when to watch EastEnders this week amid schedule and channel changes due to the BBC's coverage of Euro 2024.

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Oxford University: Pro-Palestine protesters remain overnight

Pro-Palestine protesters have remained on an encampment at Oxford University after metal fences were erected for 'public safety'.

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Bicester: Love Island couple visits pub and chats to locals

Former Love Island contestants visited a pub in Bicester at the weekend.

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GWR train lines blocked between Oxford and London Paddington

Railway lines on a route between Oxford and London Paddington are blocked which is expected to cause some delays.

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Bicester: students recognised for Tools for Change campaign

Students at The Cooper School in Bicester have received recognition for their campaign for access to free period products.

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Abingdon open air pool plans to open for summer season

Council bosses are reassuring Abingdon residents that they are working to get an open air pool ready for the summer season.

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Thames Water paddle protest at Reading headquarters

Angry river users are set to splash out against Thames Water sewage spills in a protest on Monday evening -with activists paddling onto the River Thames.

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Garages to be demolished on Oxfordshire MOD estate

Derelict garages are to be demolished on an MOD housing estate in Carterton.

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The Dun Cow pub in Hornton near Banbury goes on market

A charming pub in an Oxfordshire village has been placed on the market.

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Oxford alleged drug dealer has his sentencing delayed

The sentencing of an alleged drug dealer from Campbell Road in Oxford has been delayed.