A FATHER is training for the London Marathon after ditching his 30-a-day smoking habit and junk food binges.
CRAFTY visitors to the cancer support and therapy centre in Bicester got stuck into patchwork this week.
A CAMPING virgin is among the excitable adventurers who will scale almost 6,000 metres of rockface to fundraise for a respite care charity.
Firefighters were at the scene of a caravan fire yesterday morning in Blackbird Leys.
STANDING to attention in the pouring rain tonight were the Oxfordshire Home Guard Living History Group to celebrate the cinematic release of 'Dad's Army'.
A University of Oxford college has rejected calls to rename a room named after Cecil Rhodes.
OXFORD’s Youth Hostel has undergone a week-long makeover despite its uncertain future.
WHEN retired policeman Bill Darbon lost his wife Catherine to cancer, he wanted a way to keep busy and continue serving his community.
DEFENDER Canice Carroll has signed a professional contract with Oxford United.
A sunken canal boat that was winched out of the Thames yesterday is expected to be removed from the towpath by Botley Bridge in the coming week.
MORE exhibitors have come forward to take part in a jobs fair at Oxford Town Hall later this month.
YOUNGSTERS at Rose Hill junior youth club have seized the chance to take part in a range of new activities after moving into their new home.
OXFORD United will announce full details at 1pm tomorrow on tickets for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final at Wembley.
Two missing Oxford teenagers have been found safe.
For the second production of their season, Banbury Cross Players chose ‘It Runs in the Family’ from the comic pen of Ray Cooney.
THE RESCUE mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge on Monday was finally complete yesterday
POLICE are still looking for help with tracing two missing Oxford teenagers.
Police are hunting a white van following a hit and run in Wallingford.
Hundreds of pledges have flooded in for a petition to save the county's children's centres
What a week it has been for all of us connected with Oxford United.
The county is set to be battered by gales with gusts of up to 50mph today.
OXFORD United's Sky Bet League Two game at Exeter City has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.
RESIDENTS failed to ask any problematic questions of rail managers at two drop-in sessions about closing the line in Oxford.
SAM Slocombe is set to take over between the sticks as Oxford United make the trip to Exeter City in Sky Bet League Two this afternoon (3).
LIAM Sercombe expects an emotional return to Exeter City today but insists he is focused on one thing – an Oxford United victory.
A PATIENTS’ champion fears the “rug will be pulled from beneath the feet” of cancer sufferers as treatments are removed from the Cancer Drugs Fund.
THE “invaluable” Phone Friends scheme for the elderly in Oxfordshire is at risk after the county council pulled its funding.
Reece Chamdal, the 15th ranked English cadet, dominated the Oxford & District League’s junior tournament at Kidlington Forum.
Forum A suffered a shock defeat when losing 8-2 to Bicester A in Division 1 of the Oxford & District League.
Oxford City Stars and MK Thunder will compete for the John Cartwright Trophy in their English League South Division 1 match at Oxpens tomorrow.
AS more than 100 million viewers tune in to Superbowl 50 on Sunday evening, a little bit of Oxford will take centre screen.
SAINSBURY’S is set to open a new store in central Oxford, it has emerged.
CHRIS Webb came out on top in the Mason’s match at Aristotle Lane.
Elliot Harvey roared to victory in the second round of the Trent Valley Karting Club’s Winter Championship at PF International Kart Circuit, Brandon.
THERE will be plenty of monkey business going on when celebrations to mark Chinese New Year get under way tomorrow.
Sandford St Martin made an inauspicious start to the defence of their Banbury Indoor League Division 1 title when they lost by two wickets to Hook Norton.
Hasan Ali was the star as Oracle F defeated Oracle D 4-2 in the semi-finals of the Gentworks Oxford & District Snooker League’s Simonds Cup.
A MIXTURE of magic, monsters and muggles made up the Harry Potter themed night at the Cowley Library on Thursday.
MORE exhibitors have come forward to take part in a jobs fair at Oxford Town Hall later this month (feb).
BOOK lovers in Oxfordshire are turning to electronic tomes more and more, according to latest figures from our libraries.
A TAXI driver has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a passenger in the early hours of New Year's Day.
A TERMINALLY ill Oxford United fan who lives in the USA says “it will mean everything” for him to cheer on the U’s at Wembley.
JERK chicken and Jamaican patties are on the way to a church where plans to open a Caribbean cafe are well in motion.