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Oxbridge

A popular portmaneau of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, referring to them collectively. Both were founded 800 years ago, have their own printing houses, similar collegiate structure and are rivals in debating, famous alumni and in rowing. Widely regarded as the best of the UK’s universities, Oxbridge implies superiority of education and social status.
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She said, 'The unions and workers of Krupp Camford Pressings must be so disappointed with this news.
I have met Krupp Camford and the unions on many occasions and, as in the past, stand ready to help the company and the workforce.
Lee Camford caught his White Springs carp in a more conventional manner.
In the bar at Furnace RFC yesterday, Ken's neighbour Doug Phillips, 68, a former fitter at Camford Pressings, said, 'He's a lovely bloke.
Lee Camford's 24-hour session at the lake side resulted in a 30.75lb mirror and Kevin Bacon, from Caerphilly, banked one the same size.
The Krupp Camford Pressings plant and the Calsonic factory employ workers from the town.
Commenting on the lay-offs at Krupp Camford Pressings, Tim Williams of the Welsh Automotive Task Force said he expected 600 jobs to go from 20 firms in Wales but urged companies that could be hit by Rover's demise to contact a new helpline.
Camford Information Services is pleased to announce that the 2007 Canadian Chemical Directory is now available.