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Derek Measor's wife says his death tore her world apart as killer driver avoids jail

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WIDOW whose husband was killed while cycling yesterday told a court it was the worst day of her life.

Poet’s verse has chance to fit the bill

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WHEN poet Stephen Santus saw his poem In a Restaurant come third in the Bridport Prize competition in 2012 he went away with a smile on his face and thought no more of it.

Breaking news A40 reopened after crash between Ducklington Lane and Eynsham Roundabout

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:42am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE A40 has reopened after a one-car crash.

Church is pulling out stops for its £200k organ appeal

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN OXFORD church is hoping to raise funds to make sure that it never has to pipe down.

Harry helps cook up a storm at food festival

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT was a delicious day out at Thame Food Festival on Saturday as chefs from around the world cooked up a storm in the town.

Breaking news Hundreds of home without power in Freeland near Witney

Oxford Mail: light bulb with power lines

11:52am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HUNDREDS of homes in West Oxfordshire are without power after overhead electricity lines collapsed.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with car near Dorchester

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

11:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a BMW.

College’s plans under scrutiny

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

11:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK could start on expanding a college in Blackbird Leys if plans are approved tomorrow.

Question hangs on temperament

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

David Quinn reports on the Oxfordshire Quiz league, as the curtain comes down on the present campaign in the Premier Division of the Summer Leagues

Sharing a passion for singing that we all have in common

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THIS summer saw the best of Oxford’s talent represented at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. Comedy groups Oxford Revue and Oxford Imps performed, as well as newer comedy shows such as ‘Big Brass’ and ‘No Strings’. But the largest group of Oxford students at the Fringe were there to sing a capella. The Oxford Gargoyles, Out Of The Blue, The Oxford Alternotives, In The Pink and The Oxford Belles all took shows to Edinburgh last month. Emma Fox and Daniel Overin of The Oxford Gargoyles explain the popularity of a cappella and reminisce on their time at the Fringe.

Breast cancer charity event has the Market Place in a spin

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE was something for everyone at this year’s Abingdon’s Splash of Pink day.

Be prepared and be seen this autumn

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

One great advantage of cycling is that journey times are predictable: you always know exactly how long a trip’s going to take because you don’t get stuck in traffic jams.

Breaking news Drivers facing long delays on roads around Oxford this morning

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

8:49am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing long delays around Oxford on the A34, A40 and A44 this morning.

Girls get some coaching from a top GB runner

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

PUPILS at d’Overbroecks College pulled on their running shoes yesterday as 2002 Commonwealth Games 400m relay silver medallist Lesley Owusu gave them advice on how to succeed in both sport and life.

Seven deny child sex exploitation charges

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Seven people, all from Banbury, denied child sexual exploitation charges at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Group urges council to sell it Temple Cowley pools

Oxford Mail: Splashing out at Temple Cowley Pool

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have urged Oxford City Council to accept their bid to buy Temple Cowley Pools for the community.

Man collapsed in street

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man was taken to hospital yesterday after collapsing outside McDonald’s in Cornmarket Street.

Crash shuts off road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A crash outside Eynsham Hall shut off the A4095 yesterday morning.

Rethink on late-night drink levy

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BARS and clubs in Oxford could soon be charged for serving alcohol after midnight.

Russell’s taste of honey is the bees Leys

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE are some unusual visitors in Blackbird Leys creating a bit of a buzz.

New Bodleian reopens

Oxford Mail: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The University of Oxford’s Weston Library, also known as the New Bodleian, reopened yesterday to academics.

Land hearing continues

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A hearing to decide whether land in Northway should be protected will continue this morning.

University lecturers to decide over strike

Oxford Mail: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Lecturers at Oxford University who are part of the University and College Union (UCU) will decide in the next few weeks whether they want to strike in a row over pensions.

Teenage boy found guilty of sexual abuse

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A TEENAGE boy has been convicted of sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl while they watched the film Despicable Me 2.

West Way scheme could help boost house prices

Oxford Mail: Parish councillor Chris Church outside the Elms Parade shops

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The £100m West Way redevelopment scheme will see house prices in West Oxford rise to rival areas like Headington and Summertown, an estate agent report has said.

Man fights for his life after falling from bridge

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN was last night fighting for his life after falling from a bridge and then colliding with a vehicle.

Breaking news Man left with broken jaw and fractured eye socket after assault outside The Lodge in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of actual bodily harm following an assault outside burlesque club The Lodge in Oxpens Road, Oxford. 

Feted Chinese artist’s work turning heads at Blenheim

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

VISITORS strolling through Blenheim Palace in Woodstock have been doing a series of double-takes.

Charity rider appeals for return of her bikes

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A charity champion has appealed for information after two bikes were stolen from her shed.

Crosscountry is worst timekeeper

Oxford Mail: NEW PLATFORM: Network Rail has opened a £25m operation centre in the city to control operations across the length of the country

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONLY four in ten trains operated by Crosscountry, which run through Oxfordshire, were on time last year, making them the worst in the country.

The city council needs to clean up its act over flood aftermath

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

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

LAST winter’s flooding, as we all well remember, was a serious and widespread problem that affected, in the main, large parts of the south and west of the city.

City friendliest place

Oxford Mail: A library photograph of a mobile phone similar to the one stolen

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Fewer people in the city pretend to be on their smartphones to avoid striking up a conversation with a stranger, according to the latest research.

TB man given Asbo to stop him spitting

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HOMELESS man with tuberculosis (TB) has been given an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) to stop him from coughing and spitting at people.

Survey puts spotlight city’s on city’s grubby roads

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SIXTEEN streets have been branded the grubbiest in Oxford in a city-wide cleanliness survey.

Pair jailed for dealing drugs from their car

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A pensioner drug dealer with a criminal record stretching back 52 years has been jailed along with his addict accomplice.

Bun-throwing marks fire station’s 50th

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY’RE used to tackling fires and rescuing people.

Galaxy of stars wows crowds at Blenheim Literary Festival

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

RICHARD Dawkins got to talk about himself for an hour and 45 minutes, accompanied by an orchestra playing his favourite music, at this year’s Blenheim Palace Literary Festival.

Youth bailed over broken jaw attack

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A teenager from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of GBH after a 32-year-old was attacked and left with a broken jaw.

Oxfordshire ploughman passes on skills to young enthusiast

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DEREK Yates has not worked on a farm since childhood, but at 67 is still a passionate amateur ploughman.

Volunteer transport groups in Oxfordshire face pressure as cuts pinch

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

PRESSURE on a transport advice line will increase when controversial cuts to hospital transport services come into force tomorrow, council bosses warned.

Man fighting for life after falling from Sandford Road bridge on to A4074 and colliding with vehicle

Oxford Mail:

2:42pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MAN is fighting for his life after falling from a bridge over the A4074 and then colliding with a vehicle.

Lack of funding sinks plea for rivers to be dredged

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 29th September 2014

THE cost of dredging and widening all of the rivers and streams in Oxford would be colossal, an operations manager for the Environment Agency (EA) has said.

Allowing the market to beat food inflation

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

UNTIL recently farmers’ markets were seen by some as an expensive alternative to the weekly shop, but now some are looking at farmers’ markets as a cheaper option.

Teenager arrested after man left with broken jaw in football courts attack

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:51pm Monday 29th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of GBH after a 32-year-old was attacked and left with a broken jaw. 

UPDATE: School shut and 900 homes without water after pipe bursts

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

1:06pm Monday 29th September 2014

MORE than 900 homes in the Harwell area are without water this afternoon because of a burst pipe.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

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

Bitter row ferments over ‘noisy’ pub

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VILLAGE pub “belongs on the Cowley Road” a councillor has said following concerns about antisocial behaviour and a new beer garden.

Attacker who punched man over owed cash is spared jail

Oxford Mail: Judge Gordon Risius

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A 41-YEAR-OLD man has been spared jail for punching a man in the face and giving him a black eye over a debt of just “a few pounds”.

Scales of Justice - 20 people in court

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

OXFORD MAGISTRATES

Have faith in the fact we all have doubts

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

The Reverend Gareth Hughes, Chaplain, Hertford College








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