Oswestry


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Oswestry

(ŏz`wĕstrē, –wəs–), town (1991 pop. 12,448), Shropshire, W central England. The market town has plastics, clothing, and printing industries. The area is named for St. Oswald, a Northumbrian king who was killed there in a battle (7th cent.) against King Penda of Mercia. The poet Wilfred OwenOwen, Wilfred,
1893–1918, English poet, b. Oswestry, Shropshire. He served as a company commander in the Artist's Rifles during World War I and was killed in France on Nov. 4, 1918, one week before the armistice.
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Oswestry complain that they have been dealt with harshly in having 90 points docked and being denied competitive rugby for a year by the North Midlands Rugby Football Union.
Cambrian Heritage Railways has made further progress on extending its operational stretch of railway at Oswestry.
Oswestry, United Kingdom, January 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- North Shropshire College (NSC) will be holding several open events in early February at its Oswestry, Walford and Shipley Campuses, and an open day in March at its Aspire Centre in Burford.
Women: 1 Jayne Joy (Helsby RC) 25.41, 2 Lisa Morley (Wrexham AAC, F40), 3 Ali Tickner (Oswestry, F45) 28.12.
Following a move to The Venue at Park Hall, there have been calls from fans to change the club's name to incorporate its new base in Oswestry.
A LAST-GASP James Mackenzie goal earned Oswestry their second victory in 48 hours to give themselves a fighting chance of avoiding relegation.
OSWESTRY picked up a valuable point in their quest for league survival while denting Rhyl's hopes of qualifying for European soccer this summer.
Oswestry, the club thrown out of league rugby for their furtive use of a banned player and who had four key officials suspended for five years for their part in the conspiracy, are to appeal against their punishment to the Rugby Football Union.
FOOTBALL: Oswestry Town's formidable form continued as they made it four wins from four in the North West Counties League First Division North.
Oswestry, United Kingdom, November 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Business students from the Oswestry Campus of North Shropshire College (NSC), and the Oswestry Chamber of Commerce (OCC) have collaborated to bring an exciting late night Christmas shopping event to town on Friday 11th December - the Oswestry Christmas Retail Experience.
The father-of-one from Chirk died in hospital after being stabbed in a car park in Lord Street, Oswestry on Wednesday evening.
The Oswestry to Welshpool line was closed in the Beeching railway cuts of 42 years ago.