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Archive - Thursday, 21 August 2014

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  • CRICKET: Roberts' super haul gives Twyford boost Bicester Advertiser:

    Sam Roberts took 8-36 for Twyford 2nd as Bledlow Village 2nd crumbled to 158 in Division 5 of the Cherwell League. read more

  • RACING: Jarvis lift

    Twyford trainer Tim Jarvis hopes Above The Rest can prove Listed or Group class after the colt got off the mark in scintillating style at Nottingham. read more

  • ATHLETICS: McBain's on song Bicester Advertiser: Jenny McBain

    Jenny McBain retained her Sleaford Striders Summer 10K title in a personal best time. read more

  • BOXING: Bicester duo star on bows Bicester Advertiser:

    Bicester Boxing Club’s leading juniors Callum Painting and Frazer Kernan had impressive debuts at the Ulti-mate Amateur show in Cheltenham. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Josh is facing a Dutch mission Bicester Advertiser: Josh McEachran. Picture: Action Images

    Josh McEachran has been allowed to go on a season-long loan by Chelsea to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem. read more

  • CRICKET: Gurney and Tredwell are the stars Bicester Advertiser: Westbury skipper Richard Tredwell

    Westbury appear OCA League Division 1 title favourites after winning their top-of-the-table clash with Great Horwood. read more

  • BOWLS: Hall hits ton mark Bicester Advertiser: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

    Bicester's Allan Hall celebrated reaching a century of games for Oxfordshire by helping the county to a 129-89 win over Buckinghamshire in a friendly at Long Crendon. read more

  • Darren Vaughan

    GOTCHA! Happy 21st Birthday Darren Vaughan, 25th August. Love Nan, Mum, Dad, Mathew, Andy, Nathan and Chelsea. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Super Ardley brush off Ash's challenge

    Ardley United strolled to victory with a 5-1 home thrashing of Ash United in the FA Cup extra preliminary round on Saturday. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Ardley brought down to earth Bicester Advertiser:

    Ardley United’s three-game winning start to the season came to an abrupt halt as they went down to a surprise 3-0 defeat at Brimscombe & Thrupp in Tuesday’s Uhlsport Hellenic League clash. read more

  • John Smith

    SMITH John Maggie and family wish to thank all who attended John's funeral on August 14th 2014. The warmth and high regard was visible by the number of people in church. A testament to him for who he was and what he stood for. Thank you to Dr Elizabeth Taylor for the inspiring service, also Montgomery House Surgery and District Nurses for the love and care, and Mr Darren Hancock for his exceptional consideration, kindness and humanity, John would have been so proud. We thank you all, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. read more

  • Stephen David Adamson

    Adamson Stephen David 29.12.73 - 24.08.12 His life, his love and his laughter will remain in our hearts forever. Gone but not forgotten From his loving family. read more

  • Nick Whitford

    WHITFORD Nick In loving memory of Nick who died August 24, 2009. Not a day do we forget you, in our hearts you are always near. As we loved you so we miss you, as it dawns another year. Love always Mum, Jaz, Teresa, Neil, Louise, and Shaun. xx read more

  • Bridget Iris Sergent

    Sergent Bridget Iris Passed away August 16th 2012. Mothers hold their children's hands a while and their hearts forever.We love and miss you so much mum everyday. Love always Angie, Pat and Jamie. xxxxx read more


    ALICE (DOLL) GARDNER 17th August 1986 Sadly Missed, Never forgotten Eamonn, Eileen and all the family xxx read more


    Robins David Passed away peacefully on 14th August aged 63, with his wife Jan by his side. A much loved son, husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by Barbara, Jan, Nicola, Mark, Peter, Zoë and grandchildren Rosie, Charlie, Lewis and Amelie. A celebration of David's life will be held at 1:30p.m. on Thursday 28th August at the Littlebury Hotel, Bicester followed by a burial. Family flowers only, donationsto Diabetes UK and Respiratory Nurses Fund c/o L. Hartness Funeral Service, 11 Victoria Road,Bicester OX26 6QD. It is David's wish that no black is worn. read more

  • Dorothy May Swell

    SWELL Dorothy May Passed away peacefully on 17th August 2014 in John Radcliffe Hospital aged 77 years. A loving wife to Geoffrey, adored mum of Andrew and Sarah and a much loved Gran. The funeral service will take place on Friday 29th August 2014 in Oxford Crematorium at 11.30am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Macmillan Cancer Care c/o D L Hancock Ltd, Chapel House, 13 North St, Bicester OX26 6NA Tel: 01869 244200 read more

  • Leslie Duddridge

    Duddridge Leslie (Les) Passed peacefully away at Sobell House, Oxford on 14th August, aged 88. Husband of the late Ellen, Father and Grandad. The funeral will be on Monday 1st. September, St.Edburgs Church, Bicester at 1PM. Family flowers only. Donations to Royal Naval Association. c/o. Co-op Funeralcare, 11 Manorsfield Rd. Bicester. read more

  • Peter Michael Reynolds

    REYNOLDS Peter Michael Cynthia and family would like to thank everybody for their cards and attending Mick's service. We would also like to thank Dr O'Leary, Hospital to Home, District and Marie Curie Nurses also Darren Hancock, Kim and staff for all their help and kindness. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. read more

  • John Foden Hulme

    Hulme John Foden Aged 78. Dearly loved husband, father and grandfather. Passed away 13th August 2014. Forever in our hearts. read more

  • Robert Gilbert

    Gilbert Robert Passed away on Tuesday 5th August 2014 aged 67. Dad to Debbie. He will be sadly missed. Funeral service will take place at Oxford Crematorium on Tuesday 2nd September 2014 at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donation if desired to The Hummingbird Cancer Support c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 11 Manorsfield Road, Bicester, Oxon. OX26 6EH. read more

  • Charles MORRISON

    MORRISON Charles 25.08.08 Its six years since you left us, but you are always in our thoughts. Miss and love you everyday. Your loving wife Enid and family. read more

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