BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Bucket list student Matt Greenwood 'overwhelmed by support'
- Villa face Spurs trip in FA Cup
- West Brom & Watford charged by FA for failing to control players
- Woakes named in England ODI squad
- Police worker hid domestic violence injuries from colleagues
- Birmingham man, 101, on trial for child sex abuse
- Tony Pulis: West Brom manager hopes early-season form will help attract players
- Dave Edwards: Wolves midfielder agrees new contract to 2019
- FA Cup: Stourbridge's Gary Hackett frustrated by Northampton 'anti-climax'
- Nadine Foster death: Two charged over Hagley Road crash
BBC Bristol News Feed
- Bristol City to play Shrews or Fleetwood
- Pat Lam: Bristol appoint Connacht boss from next season on three-year contract
- Darrell Clarke: Bristol Rovers manager urges January investment in squad
- Jake Andrews: Guernsey FC's Bristol City loanee happy to play home games
- Shirehampton death: Three 'may have witnessed fatal attack'
- Bristol Harbour Finzels Reach bridge brought in by barge
- Bristol Rovers 1-2 Barrow
- Bristol City duo Jake Andrews and Kodi Lyons-Foster join Guernsey FC on loan
- MetroBus bridge work to shut busy Winterstoke Road
- Three jailed for 'appalling' sex trafficking offences in Bristol
Cornwall Council News feed
- £115,000 in Community Chest grants awarded to voluntary and community groups in Cornwall
- Health and care on the agenda for the China Clay Community Network Panel meeting
- Health and care plan and policing on the agenda for Launceston Community Network Panel meeting
- Camelford Community Network Panel meeting to discuss air quality and proposals to transform health and care
- Nature does a lot for us… you can do a lot for nature……. Cornwall leads the way with the Environmental Growth Strategy
- Cornwall leads the way with Environmental Growth Strategy
- Keeping warm safely
- Community groups celebrate at St Austell and Mevagissey Community Network Panel meeting
- International Day for Disabled People - Equipment Amnesty
- Helston and South Kerrier Community Network Panel to discuss Public Rights of Way and NHS Sustainability & Transformation Plan
BBC Essex News Feed
- Ryedale aircraft crash: Student pilots 'unable to recover from spin'
- Trevor Bayliss expects Alastair Cook to captain England in 2017-18 Ashes
- Man and woman found dead in car on Essex housing estate
- Husband ordered to leave home over wife mistreatment claims
- Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to win UK Championship final
- Millwall v Braintree Town
- Clacton girl, 3, praised for life-saving 999 call
- UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan dreadful - Mark Williams
- UK Championship 2016: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Williams to reach semis
- River crossing mocked in Christmas song
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Southampton drawn at Norwich in FA Cup
- Clubs warned about ex-Southampton football coach accused of abuse
- Dawson included in England ODI squad
- Rail minister refuses Southern rail dispute intervention
- Sam McQueen: Southampton defender agrees long-term contract until 2021
- Nicholas Eggington jailed for Cheam School sex offences
- Cheeki Rafiki yacht deaths: Douglas Innes denies manslaughter
- Ex-Southampton football coach accused of abuse 'not vetted'
- Body found in bushes in Hook near housing estate
- Eastleigh 3-3 FC Halifax Town
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- Turner Prize: Helen Marten wins 2016 award
- Man City face West Ham trip in FA Cup
- Chinatown fire: Deaths of rough sleepers treated as murder
- Manchester City v Celtic
- Manchester City and Chelsea charged over player behaviour
- Sex abuse footballers 'want to be free of pain'
- Man chased and detained by Manchester Metrolink security staff dies
- Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker banned for four games for David Luiz foul
- Metrolink tram driver sacked for speeding on Oldham line
- Lincoln City v Oldham Athletic
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Lincoln to face Ipswich in third round
- Farage campaigns in front of misspelt constituency poster
- Lincoln City v Oldham Athletic
- Man killed in Lincolnshire road crash
- Yorkshire and Lincolnshire's political week in 60 seconds
- Brussels sprouts under Christmas threat after summer moth invasion
- RAF Waddington amputee Spitfire pilot flies solo
- Gainsborough Christmas lights: Jewellery stolen during switch-on
- Red Arrows complete 'Best of British' world tour
- Lincolnshire GPs 'face pressure' from surgery closures
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- Amie Fit at home Personal Training
- Rotary in Amersham Celebrates its 70th Charter This Year
- Thames Hospice to Open Seventeenth Shop in Old Amersham – December 2
- “Religion: A Threat to us All?” – Talk By Present of National Secular Society – 14 December
- Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society – Haydn: The Creation – December 3
- Calling all former employees of Amersham’s Goya or Brazils/Bowyers
- Chiltern Humanists host “My Death, My Decision” A talk by Phil Cheatle 8 November
- 2nd Amersham Common Scout Group Jumble Sale – Amersham – 15 October
- Autumn Craft Fair for Christian Aid – Amersham – 29 October
- Sew Much Fun Workshops – Amersham – 25 October
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza takes place on this, Saturday 26th November.
The Extravaganza is organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce and takes place in the town centre throughout the day. At 5pm Tina, Jo and Bradley of S Club 7 will perform on the stage and at 6pm they, the Mayor Cllr Alice Badcock and two lucky competition winners,will be switching the lights on!
For further details of the programme for the whole day please click here.
There are still some tickets left for the Mayor's Charity Quiz evening - but you need to get in quickly!
The Mayor, Cllr Alice Badcock, is hosting her quiz evening at Abingdon Rugby Club, Lambrick Way, at 7pm on Friday 2nd December. The evening is aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Oxfordshire MIND and Little Troopers. Would you like to bring a team or be part of a team? Tickets are available in advance £10 to include the quiz and a fish and chip supper (alternatives are available). The bar will also be open.
10.00 am : Divine Civic Service at St Helen's Church led by the Rector of Abingdon, Rev Dr Charles Miller.
Armistice Day takes place on 11th November each year. It marks the day when, in 1918, the First World War came to an end.
Armistice Day is commemorated by a two minute silence at 11am. In Abingdon for a number of years people have gathered at the War Memorial to remember those who have given their lives and served in conflicts over the years.
The Runaway Fair will take place this coming Monday, 17th October from midday onwards.
Abingdon County Hall Museum presents The Battle of the Somme, by BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell and WW1 relic hunter Rick Stevens.
An informative talk, artefacts display and memorial evening to mark the centenary of one of the most infamous battles of World War I. Exploring some of the actual weapons and equipment used in that fateful battle, Rick and Gareth discuss what really happened 100 years ago at the Somme.
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day. It is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street. This historic street fair has its origins in the labour problems which prevailed after the Black Death of 1348/9. Men were hired for agricultural work at Michaelmas and the Fair provided an opportunity for staff to be hired for the next 12 months. The Fair remained partly a hiring fair until the 20th Ce
MG have been in the realms of motorsport since their inception in the 1920’s. Fighting against the biggest names in Motorsport including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Bugatti, MG has been part of an elite racing heritage that has seen them win challenging circuits and break the toughest records.
The following press release has been received from the Vale of White Horse District Council:
Local residents and visitors are invited to attend a march through Abingdon on Saturday 1st October involving over 100 soldiers from 3 and 4 Regiments Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) granted freedom of the Vale.
Service personnel from the Dalton Barracks based Regiments will march through the town in a display of ceremony and tradition accompanied by services band musicians.
Abingdon's autumn street Fairs will soon be in town.
The Michaelmas Fair - which runs from the Market Place through the High Street and the entire length of Ock Street, dates back to the middle ages and is the longest street fair in Europe. It moves in on Sunday 9th October and is open to the public on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th October.
The following week the smaller Runaway Fair takes place in the Market Place and the High Street (to its junction with West St Helen Street). It moves in on Sunday 16th October and will be open to the public on Monday 17th October.