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Fracking

Councils that give the green-light to ‘fracking’ projects will be allowed to keep millions of pounds more in tax revenue, the prime minister has announced. David Cameron said local authorities in England would receive 100 per cent of the business … Continue reading

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Murder probe

Murder squad detectives were today continuing to quiz four men over the death of John Bonnet over the weekend. The local men – aged 23, 27, 30 and 37 – have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently … Continue reading

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April Fight date for Millward

Wincton boxer Dave Millward is looking forward to defending his unbeaten record in Wincton in April. And there’s even a chance he could be involved in a British title eliminator. Middleweight Millward will share top billing with Wincton’s Matty Bubblie, … Continue reading

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Horse Tips this weekend

Barely a day goes by without another jumps meeting meriting the description of heavy ground, and more squelchy conditions seem likely to prevail at Ascot and Haydock on Saturday. Given that further deluges are predicted at the latter venue in … Continue reading

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Christmas Markets hit local businesses

Wincton businesses have been struggling to attract visitors in the lead up to Christmas, with some blaming poor sales on the success of Wincton Cathedral’s Christmas Market operations. Stores at the upper and lower ends of the High Street complain … Continue reading

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Wincton in Gridlock

Wincton businesses have been struggling to attract visitors in the lead up to Christmas, with some blaming poor sales on the success of Wincton Cathedral’s Christmas Market operations. Stores at the upper and lower ends of the High Street complain … Continue reading

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Wincton Christmas Market

The Wincton Christmas Market is expected to draw large numbers of visitors to the town centre from late November through to 22nd December. As in previous years, the Christmas Market is situated in The Open with the Cathedral as a … Continue reading

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