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Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Wednesday

Oxford Mail:

6:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Three women sentenced for running a brothel in Jericho

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE women who ran an ‘efficient and professional’ brothel in an upmarket Oxford street were sentenced yesterday.

Pupils go to pieces to create park’s new inspirational mosaic

Oxford Mail:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ASPIRING artists have brought a touch of ancient Rome to rural Wantage.

Britain's 'longest serving' Scout, Reg Hayes, has died aged 99

Oxford Mail: Reg Hayes

1:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REG Hayes, Britain's longest serving Scout has died.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

New breed of Oxford musical legends line up for unique gig

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME of Oxford’s best-known musicians are coming together for a lively night of music, organised by the Oxford Mail + listen to new tune here...

Breaking news Woman accused of Abingdon murder expected to stand trial in April

Oxford Mail:

11:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man on an Abingdon tow path has appeared in Oxford Crown Court.

Didcot rocking to the sound of an Oxjam fundraiser

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDCOT rocked out over the weekend to raise money for a good cause.

THE ISSUE: Is a tunnel under North Oxford the best way to solve traffic problems?

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YES: John Bleach, Wolvercote Neighbourhood Forum committee member.

Homes growth fuels bid for more advice centre helpers

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAJOR increase in homes in the Wantage and Grove area will put even more pressure on an advice centre, its new chairman is warning.

DISABLED SPACE: Device gives me plenty to think about...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

I have a friend who like me is a stroke survivor, but she has an electronic device implanted into the calf muscles of her leg to help her walk.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

Police want to speak to a woman who claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who approached a passer-by and claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in the early hours of Saturday is being sought by police.

Frideswide Square redevelopment designs approved

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Designs for the redevelopment of Frideswide Square in Oxford were approved yesterday.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Oxford University staff vote to strike

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

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Academic staff at Oxford University and Ruskin College have voted for industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Watch: Baffled by nuclear fusion? It's child's play as Lego video explains all

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NUCLEAR fusion is never an easy subject to explain to the average citizen.

Handovers at hospital are a sign of state our NHS is in

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

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOR any machine to work, all parts need to be operational, with every one performing its function efficiently.

Iron Age mirror found in Didcot to be given its first display

Oxford Mail: Didcot Iron Age mirror on display

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A rare Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot will go on display this weekend.

Blackbird Leys toilets loo-king better now

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished.

Brookes' beauty aims to be crowned Miss Great Britain

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Oxfordshire beauty queen is setting her sights on becoming this year’s Miss Great Britain.

New method to pay for infrastructure

Oxford Mail: south oxfordshire district council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council bosses are looking to introduce a new method to make developers pay for infrastructure upgrades like roads.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.

Hot pink is the colour in Kidlington firefighters' breast cancer push

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS at Kidlington Fire Station swapped their traditional uniforms for pink t-shirts yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Tributes paid to Abingdon stab victim as woman appears in court

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIENDS of a man stabbed on an Abingdon tow path yesterday spoke of their loss as the woman charged with his murder appeared in court.

Optimism grows over empty shops in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

“ENCOURAGING” interest in empty shops in Banbury suggests the town is recovering from the recession, a council leader has said.

Coroner's warning over 'fashion' of bike with no brakes following boy's death

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CORONER has warned young cyclists to ensure their BMX bikes have brakes after the death of a 12-year-old boy.

Motorists fined for using mobiles while driving in Botley Road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police fined motorists using their phones while driving in Botley Road yesterday morning.

Vale council will debate Doric plans for Botley at meeting in Wantage

Oxford Mail: An artist’s impression of Doric’s proposed development

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A planning committee meeting to decide on proposals for the £100m Botley regeneration scheme will be held in Wantage.

Carterton motorcyclist dies in hospital after road accident

Oxford Mail: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 74-year-old man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Renewed windows give Wesley Memorial Church a brighter outlook

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE renewed Victorian stained-glass windows will brighten up the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford.

Bus firm apologises for not telling blind woman of stop

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BUS company has apologised after drivers failed to tell a blind woman where her stop was three times, leaving her on one service for more than two hours.

Fan unit fault is focus of Didcot power station fire inspectors

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN investigation into a blaze at Didcot B power station focused yesterday on a possible fault with a cooling fan unit in one of the cooling towers.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Bicester Community College hosts charity worker banned at school

Oxford Mail: Bicester Community College

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE director of a Sierra Leone charity banned from visiting a Stockport school amid fears about the Ebola virus is to give a talk at Bicester Community College tomorrow.

Police watchdog launches investigation into Woodstock man's death in Sussex

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE family of a Woodstock man, who died after being restrained by police, said they need to know more about his death.

Minister joins Army medics on Ebola mission in Africa

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening yesterday flew from West Oxfordshire to West Africa with troops helping in the fight against Ebola.

Miss Rainbow's end is a community dancing

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOE-TAPPING residents will have the chance to get their dancing shoes on with new community classes.

Time for others to follow UK on Ebola

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

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MANY readers will share the concerns of Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring, who said of the Ebola crisis: “Countries that have failed to commit troops, doctors and enough funding are in danger of costing lives.”

County's sex education isn't effective, say young people

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS have told school bosses that sex education in Oxfordshire is “not effective”.

Getting a kick out of dancing

Oxford Mail:

5:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOUNG Maddison Elliott-Wheeler has shown she has got the groove.

Cross-party opposition to immigration centre plans

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood MP

5:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS united this week against proposals to expand a Kidlington immigration detention centre.

Tributes paid to man found stabbed to death on Abingdon riverbank

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Littlemore and Rose Hill residents urged to suggest where improvement cash should be spent

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ROSE Hill and Littlemore residents have been invited to have their say about where council money for improvements in the area should be spent.

Residents invited to step up to new outdoor gym in Cutteslowe Park

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTTESLOWE has gained a new outdoor gym thanks to almost £39,000 of grant funding.

Risinghurst residents fear roads nightmare will go until May

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Risinghurst fear they are in for a long period of traffic chaos after a bad first week of new roadworks.

Flats plan for 180 students to go on show in Headington

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DEVELOPERS are planning to build a block of flats for 180 students in Headington.

Carterton Scalextric challenge gets pulses racing

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

EIGHT-year-old Caitlin James got her motor running before heading out on the Scalextric track.

Measure will not make any difference to West Way bid

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

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Campaigners looking to protect Botley have, quite rightly, welcomed the change to the Vale of White Horse District Council’s Local Plan, meaning that future student housing could be blocked.

Changes to Local Plan could block student flats in Botley - but not Doric scheme

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FUTURE student housing in Botley could be blocked after changes to Vale of White Horse District Council’s Local Plan.








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