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Man fell into cellar window after leaving pub

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who was “heavily intoxicated” died after falling into a cellar window, an inquest heard yesterday.

Kidlington blaze death inquest

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

A man killed in a house fire probably died from smoke inhalation, a coroner said yesterday.

Barrister reads pop song lyric in Oxford drugs trial

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

A BARRISTER read the lyrics to the Shaggy hit It Wasn’t Me during his closing speech in a £1.3m drugs conspiracy trial.

Banbury man honoured for fire bravery

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN from near Banbury who rescued a neighbour from a fire is among life-savers who will be honoured for their bravery by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service tonight.

Schizophrenic who stabbed mother in Oxford is killed by blood clot

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PARANOID schizophrenic who stabbed her mum to death was killed by a blood clot while being treated in a psychiatric unit.

No joking, revamped Helen House is officially open

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

IT WAS a celebrity affair at Helen House and Douglas House as Rev and Pirates of the Caribbean star Tom Hollander officially reopened the Oxford children’s hospice.

Health watchdog starts care home spot checks

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S health watchdog is to start carrying out new spot checks on care homes across the county to make sure patients are being cared for properly.

Sitting comfortably as new Bodleian library prepares to open

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

OXFORD’S most famous library will reopen one of its main buildings on Monday after a £78m facelift which saw even the chairs being overhauled.

Wallingford Farmer's Market taking root

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WALLINGFORD Local Producer’s Market was feeling fresh on Saturday as stallholders marked its seventh anniversary.

Simon’s punt on building a boat in just three days

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SIMON Clements knows there is no margin for error when you are building your own boat.

Complaints up over dog mess, grass and litter

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COMPLAINTS and comments about Banbury’s parks rose by nearly 150 per cent over the summer, new figures show.

£3,000 grant will help fund new action team

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHEME to improve relations between young people and their communities in South Oxfordshire has benefited from a £3,000 grant.

First aider is aiming to raise £10,000 to help train others

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A YOUNG first aider has told for the first time how she battled to save a man’s life using a defibrillator. Hannah Paish still remembers the day she tried to shock Paul Thompson back to life when he collapsed while playing football near her home.

Late-night Wallingford takeaway agreed despite feared disturbances

Oxford Mail: Former Wallingford mayor Ros Lester is opposed to parking charges

10:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BOUNCERS will have to be stationed outside a Wallingford fried chicken takeaway when it stays open until 1.30am.

Update: One lane closed on A34 after crash

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

7:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TRAFFIC accident on the A34 Western Bypass is causing delays.

Mum-of-two from Oxfordshire leads fight against Ebola

Oxford Mail:

5:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A mum-of-two from Oxfordshire has become the first person in the world to be injected with an Ebola gene as part of a city-led battle against the deadly virus.

Villagers remember lives of men during First World War

Oxford Mail:

6:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

NORTH Oxfordshire villagers have really got the history bug after tracing what happened to their relatives during the Frist World War.

Car thief jailed after assault on arresting officer

Oxford Mail: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAR thief who assaulted a police officer has been jailed for eight months.

English standards up among ethnic children

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Several schools and nurseries have recently received glowing praise from Ofsted with particular emphasis on the progress made by those who speak English as an Additional Language. CALLUM KEOWN looks at how the county’s schools are dealing with multi-culturalism in the classroom

Crash outside of garage causes delays

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

4:56pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TWO-CAR crash has closed the B4047 Burford Road in Witney.

Delays for drivers at junction nine of the M40

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

4:37pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A broken-down car is causing delays on the M40 southbound near Bicester.

King Alfred headteacher’s dreams start to take shape

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE new headteacher of King Alfred’s Academy, Wantage, has said the school should have moved from three sites to two “five years ago”.

Escaped prisoner arrested in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

2:25pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An escaped prisoner was arrested in Oxford this morning along with a man and a woman.

Wednesday's letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Catch up on all the issues and quips raised by our readers in their Letters to the Editor today.

Bereaved Long Wittenham mum tells of mission to help others

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MOTHER whose 12-year-old son was killed in a traffic accident is launching a bereavement support group to help others who have lost a child.

Leafield tree that the PM tried to save gets the chop

Oxford Mail:

12:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN 87-year-old tree, which Prime Minister David Cameron tried to save, was cut down in Leafield village on Monday.

New ‘Victim’s Law’ to help witnesses in sex trial cases is welcomed by Oxford and Abindon MP

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN OXFORD MP has welcomed changes to the court system that would have helped victims of the Oxford grooming gang give evidence.

Cave drawings inspire artists

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SOME heartfelt artworks will be on show at Wantage Art Group’s next exhibition.

‘Jargon just a pain in the knowledge spine’

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WOLVERCOTE residents have accused Oxford City Council of using jargon to make commenting on its Northern Gateway proposals “as hard as possible”.

Accident in north Oxford causes delays

Oxford Mail: A40 alert

10:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Two cars have been involved in a crash in North Oxford this morning.

Shopping till I dropped to find a wedding suit...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Disabled space columnist Niall Strawson tell us how he shopped till he dropped to find the perfect wedding suit

Riot Club film ‘not like real Oxford student life’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FILM inspired by the notorious Bullingdon Club reflects real life at Oxford University no more than Morse reflects city crime rates, it has been claimed.

VOTE: What does Oxfordshire think about Scottish independence?

Oxford Mail: Which way will Scotland vote?

9:16am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Scotland will vote on splitting from the United Kingdom on Thursday but we want to know what you think. Vote here 

Staggering haul of drugs taken off the streets of our fair city

Oxford Mail: COMMENT: Villagers are still not any better off

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE staggering haul of Class A drugs taken off our streets only serves as a sobering reminder of what can lie beneath the picture postcard view of Oxford.

Police drugs team cracking the gangs who train in city

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

NEARLY a quarter of a million pounds worth of heroin and cocaine has been taken off street dealers in Oxford so far this year.

Fairground proves a feast of fun for everyone

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS held on tight and screamed on this exciting ride at the Witney Feast funfair.

Three cheers for the Leys Credit Union

Oxford Mail: COMMENT: Villagers are still not any better off

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

As we continue to tighten our belts, we are constantly bombarded with noisy adverts for questionable payday lenders.

Update: Man charged in connection with attack in Blackbird Leys which leaves man in his 30s in hospital

Oxford Mail:

6:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 24-year-old man had been charged following an attack on a man in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Campaign to save theatre wardrobe is gathering pace

Oxford Mail: In costume for the village festival in 1970

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN ONLINE campaign has raised more than £1,000 to try to save the financially troubled Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe (ODW).

Man, 24, is arrested after alleged assault

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 24-year-old man has been arrested over an assault on a man in his 30s in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Girl who losts her limbs to meningitis now has house ramps, new toilet and shower at home

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SIX-year-old Charlotte Nott has a new-found independence after a £40,000 refurbishment to her home means she can get about without help from her mum.

MP’s replacement sought

Oxford Mail: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Witney’s Langdale Hall up for sale

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WITNEY town centre hall has been put up for sale after being valued at more than £750,000.

Man is charged on raids

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man with no fixed address has been charged with five burglaries in Oxford, Kennington and Weston-on-the-Green.

Electric fault starts fire

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An electrical fault caused fire crews to be called on Monday night.

Cannabis grower is spared a prison term

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 45-year-old Barton man caught growing cannabis has been spared jail.

New bus link will ease scientists’ journeys

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW bus service will transport thousands of students and staff between Oxford University’s science corridor and the John Radcliffe Hospital in just half the time current journeys take.

Eco-town donation

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BICESTER eco-town developers A2Dominion have donated £5,000 to charity groups in the town.

African project will benefit from Oxfam

Oxford Mail: 'Arias for a Summer Evening'

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHARITY art event will be held in Oxford next Thursday to support an Oxfam project in Niger.

Third cancer fight inspired new job

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

OVERCOMING cancer is a life-changing event for most people, but Alison Stone has battled the disease three times.








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