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Deaths

GOLLINS: Frank, died at home, naturally, aged 89. Family funeral on 30 September at 12.30pm at Kingsdown Crematorium, Swindon. A celebration of his life to be arranged early in the next fishing season. No flowers. Donations to Fairford Hospital League of Friends c/o Cowley & Son Ltd, Triangle House, 62 Victoria Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1ES. Telephone 01285 653298.

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