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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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Tell us what you think, email your ideas, there are £10 notes for readers who get involved. See inside different sections!

Top quality Huawei 7" Tablet

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Brilliant 7" tablet 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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Choose a game 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 !

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, a prize for the children

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Choose a lovely wooden money box for your little ones in a choice of styles and with 20 £1 coins inside it. Choose a Red Train, Green Train, Red Car, Football, Sheep, Horses, or Pirates. Yipee! 

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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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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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: 'THe Emmys 2019'

Emmy Awards 2019: Fleabag and Game of Thrones among major winners

 

The ceremony, which recognises excellence in television, took place in Los Angeles on Sunday.


JODIE COMER won best leading drama actress for playing Villanelle in Killing Eve.  Comer's win for her performance as the ruthless assassin Villanelle in BBC America's Killing Eve tops off an extraordinary year for the actress, who also won a TV Bafta in May for the same role.


 

Fleabag star and writer PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE took home the prize for best leading comedy actress, best comedy series and best comedy writing.

Originally made for BBC Three, it is the first British-made show to be named best comedy series. "It's so wonderful and reassuring to know that a dirty, pervy, angry and messed-up woman can make it to the Emmys," Waller-Bridge laughed, referring to the show's lead character.


 

Game of Thrones won the night's most prestigious prize - best drama and

one of the HBO fantasy's stars, PETER DINKLAGE, also took home the prize for best supporting drama actor (deservedly so we think). These awards meant the fantasy epic won 12 Emmys in total, including the trophies it took home at last week's Creative Arts Emmys.  

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example article 2: 'Boris & Donald' (B.A.D.)

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The undemocratically elected PM. I'm not sure I'd want him as captain of the cricket club, let alone steering the country! I haven't heard anyone he has known, politically or socially, say anything about him other than it's Boris's wellbeing and escalation first and nothing else is important. Has he always planned to take us out of Europe with no deal and then hold a snap election to cement his position stating that he delivered Brexit, as promised? The problem is, once he's done it there's no turning back?

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.