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Finding your way around 'rain or shine' is easy

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Just click on a topic at the top of any page WOMAN ZONE / PLAY TIME / MORE etc, or at the bottom of any page, where you can also click HOME or PAGE-2 of the section you're already in . . . . there's lots to see and do so Get Clicking !

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look inside! . . . . loads of super prizes to be won!

5 crisp £10 notes to be won !

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Look for the Rain or Shine competitions in various sections, five £10 notes are much better when they're yours - £50 to spend!

Top quality Huawei 7" Tablet

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Brilliant 7" tablet computer will become invaluable at home for so many tasks inc movies, live TV, music, pics, Kindle, maps, MS Office, Sat-Nav and more.

Any game for console or PC

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Win a game of your choice for your XBox One, PS4, Nintendo, or PC. Or grab a new controller or a better headset. You choose, we'll deliver (Value up to £50) !

Dinner for two at a local eatery of your choice

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You choose where and we'll pay up to £50. Yummy fun !

There are lots of easy £20 notes up for grabs - is 14U?

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Email us with an idea, a good laugh, a moan, or something really interesting. The best ones will each win a £20 note. Read on for how to win in the various sections inside!

. . . . and of course, prizes for the children

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See the children's section and help your little ones win one of two lovely money box prizes in a choice of styles and with twenty £1 coins inside it. Choose from Red Train, Green Train, Red Mercedes Car, Football, Sheep, Horses, or Pirates. Yipee! 

Looking for a special holiday gift for your loved one?

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How about this for him? Macho and a bit rough around the edges . . . . Show him you care!

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and how about this for her? Smooth, and beautifully proportioned . . . . Just like her!

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Prizes are won for the first correct, or most appropriate answer(s) received.

All prizes are offered subject to availability. In the unlikely event that a prize becomes unavailable, we shall contact you to offer an alternative of similar value.

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why you shouldn't take men shopping !

This is genuine and we bet everyone can think of someone who they can imagine doing these things!

Proof of what can happen if a wife or girlfriend drags her husband or boyfriend along shopping. This letter was actually sent by the supermarket’s Head Office to a customer in Oxford:


Dear Mrs. Murray,

Whilst we would like to thank you for your valued custom, the Manager of our store in Banbury is considering banning you and your family from shopping with us, unless your husband stops his antics.


Below is a list of his actions over the past few months all verified by our surveillance cameras:


1. June 15: Took 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in people's trolleys when they weren't looking.


2. July 2: Set multiple alarm clocks in Housewares to go off at 5-minute intervals.


3. July 19: Walked up to an employee and told her in an official tone, 'Code 3' in housewares..... And watched what happened.


4. August 14: Moved a 'CAUTION - WET FLOOR' sign to a carpeted area.


5. September 15: Set up a tent in the outdoor clothing department and told shoppers he'd invite them in if they would bring sausages and a Calorgas stove.


6. September 23: When the Deputy Manager asked if she could help him, he began to cry and asked, 'Why can't you people just leave me alone?'


7.. October 4: Looked right into the security camera; used it as a mirror and picked his nose.


8. October 10: While appearing to be choosing kitchen knives in the Housewares aisle asked an assistant if he knew where the antidepressants were.


9. November 3: Darted around the store suspiciously, loudly humming the Mission Impossible' theme.


10.November 6: In the kitchenware aisle, practised the 'Madonna look' using different size funnels.


11. November 18: Hid in a clothing rack and when people browsed, yelled' PICK ME!' 'PICK ME!'


    . . . and; last, but not least:


12. November 23: Went into a fitting room, shut the door, waited a while; then yelled, very loudly, 'There is no toilet paper in here.'

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example article 1: 'Bafta TV awards 2019'

The event turned out to be a decisive 'Ladies Night' leaving many glamorous nominees smiling!

SELECTION OF WINNERS:


Drama series

Bodyguard (BBC One) 

Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three) – WINNER

Save Me (Sky Atlantic)

Informer (BBC One)


Leading actress

Jodie Comer – Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three) – WINNER

Sandra Oh – Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three)

Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard (BBC One)

Ruth Wilson – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)


Leading actor

Hugh Grant – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Chance Perdomo – Killed By My Debt (BBC Three)

Lucian Msamati – Kiri (Channel 4)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose (Sky Atlantic) – WINNER


Supporting actor

Alex Jennings – Unforgotten (ITV)

Ben Whishaw – A Very English Scandal (BBC One) – WINNER

Kim Bodnia – Killing Eve (BBC One)

Stephen Graham – Save Me (Sky Atlantic)


Supporting actress

Billie Piper – Collateral (BBC Two)

Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve (BBC One) – WINNER

Keeley Hawes – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)

Monica Dolan – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)


Entertainment performance

Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly – Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)

David Mitchell – Would I Lie To You? (BBC One)

Lee Mack – Would I Lie To You? (BBC One) – WINNER

Rachel Parris – The Mash Report (BBC Two)


Entertainment programme

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)

Britain’s Got Talent (ITV) – WINNER

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC One)

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One)

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example article 2: 'Boris & Donald'

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Is this man Prime Minister material? Seriously? I don't think I'd want him representing me as leader of the local council's sanitation dep't, let alone steering the country! First he says he dabbled with drugs at University, then he says he didn't. It's not what is important and at least Michael Gove was honest. Make your mind up Boris - which story do you have for us today? He fits the bill to be PM, doesn't he? Two-faced!

Front pages are from national newspapers. The comment and text alongside is from us!

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You'd better duck Donald, they're all comin' to get ya. Don't be giving your friends guns for presents like some Americans give their children, safer with a book of famous quotes like "Et tu Brute?", or a Chinese Take-away. Then again, perhaps not, but Huawei to judge?!

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How many amoral narcissists does it take to run a country? Sometimes just one! Welcome to the 'Boris and Donald' travelling circus. Watch in amazement as they trample on their friends and peers in the 'Big-Top'. Yippeeee! Gasp in wonder as they balance their families on scary tightropes whilst laughing with their lovers in their ring-side seats. Hurrah! "Send in the clowns . . . . don't bother, they're here."

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EDUCATION

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 A section reserved for all things Education. Primary, Secondary, College, News announcements, Special Needs items and topics that are less well publicised, Local and national education and Ideas in the pipeline.

SELL, SWAP, BUY, OFFER

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Somewhere you can advertise an item you want to sell, or swap for something else, or a second-user item you want to buy for a bargain price. You could also advertise a service you offer. We would probably offer this as a free service.

HEALTH

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Dedicated to health-related items - local and national. News items, less well publicised items, help websites, minority health issues. Only totally reliable information will be published, not the questionable "I saw it on-line" stuff.

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 – Little Johnny, why is your little sister crying?

– Because I helped her.

– But that's a kind thing! What did you help her with?

– I helped her eat her jelly beans.

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