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SWIFTS AND TOWN HAD GOOD SEASONS

The wind-up of the soccer season was notable for a splendid 4-1 win by Heybridge Swifts over Old Chelmsfordians in the semi-final of the Burnham Charity Cup at Lawford Lane. Swifts play the final at Buenham to-morrow, kick-off 3.0. Their opponents are Battlesbridge. The game with the O.C.’s showed the Swifts back in their best…

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AWSWORTH FARM SOLD

Manor Farm, Awsworth, has been sold in three lots by Messrs. Turner, Fletcher and Essex of Notthingham. The farmhouse (with vacant possession shortly), the paddock stockyard pond and two fields realized £1,950. A 12 ½ acre field close to Awsworth village was sold for £375, and a 20-acre field with access to Main-street, Awsworth, fetched…

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NEW SCOTTISH COMPANIES

Joint stock companies registered in Scotland this week included:- Hay & Robertson (Dunfermline), Ltd, manufacturers of and dealers in textile fabric, spinners, dyers, Subscribers, William B. Robertson, Colton, Dunfermline, and Angus Robertson, Bonnyton, Dunfermline. Capital – £100 in 50 shares of £1 each and 250 shares of 4s each. H. J. Scott (Rosyth), Ltd., chemists,…

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EVENING THE BURDEN

Raising of rents of pre-war council houses, which has started in Devon and may become more pronounced with the passage of time, will probably arouse protests. But it can be justified. The rents of these houses were never entirely sufficient to cover interest on the capital that had to be borrowed and meet the cost…

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INSTOW TOURISTS MISS FRONT

The suggestion that the two main roads through Instow should be converted into a major roundabout, so that traffic going from Barnstaple to Bideford should use the high road and traffic in the opposite direction should pass via the Front, was made at last week’s meeting of Instow Parish Council. The district surveyor is being…

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MR. SPENDER FOR U.K.

Australian External Affairs Minister, Mr. Percy Spender, left Singapore by air to-day for London and later, the United States. Last night he had an informal conference with R.A.F., Royal Australian Air Force and Army commanders.

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REPLICAN OF BATH AND WEST

Programme for First Bridgwater Show Prospect of Attractive Display   Organised as a result of the success of the Bath and West Show in 1939, Bridgwater Agricultural Show, at Huntworth Park on Tuesday, July 19th will be a replica to a large extent of the recent display at Bristol, and will be the first local…

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SCOTLAND HOLDS CLUE TO STONE

Yard View   Despite the most intensive and widespread inquiries, Scotland Yard are still unable to organize their search for the Coronation Stone along any very definite lines. Their inquiries have already extended to all parts of England, as well as Scotland. Police now feel that the first real clue will be from Scotland. Vital…

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PERTH ON THE AIR SOON

“Radio Perth calling. Radio Perth calling” will be soon reverberating round the world of radio amateurs. At the transmitter in his house at 43 Tulloch Road, Perth, will be Mr. A.E. Jordan. The first Perth radio amateur to operate from a Council house, he received permission this week from the House Management Committee of Perth…