The A34 southbound near Abingdon is partially blocked due to what traffic reports have described as a "broken down abnormal load".
BEARING torches and wrapped up in warm coats, hundreds of excited people left their homes at the crack of dawn last year to trek up to the top of Wittenham Clumps and witness the iconic moment three Didcot power station towers crumbled to the ground.
A LAW graduate turned rapper who has headlined the O2 Academy Oxford and played at Truck Festival has launched an official complaint against the police after being handcuffed in Oxford.
AN ABINGDON man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for breaking into a woman’s house and threatening her with a knife.
A crash between a car and lorry on the A40 London Road has closed one lane.
POVERTY, bullying and community spirit were touched on in a youth art project in Blackbird Leys.
Drivers heading out of Oxford on the Botley Road are again facing delays as traffic backs up due to the temporary traffic lights.
A NEW workshop is hoping to give lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people a voice in the county.
AN OXFORD medical centre for the homeless has saved £1,000 on improvements thanks to a charitable gesture by a former nurse.
CAMPAIGNERS believe a development on the edge of Bicester offers the “golden opportunity” to provide more hospital beds for the ever-growing town.
OXFORD could invest £5m in a homeless housing scheme pioneered in London to combat a looming crisis in temporary accommodation.
ON JULY 13 I wrote to Ed Vaizey, my local MP, asking him to respond to my concerns about his Government allowing fox hunting, asking if he thought it fair that teachers, nurses etc will get a one per cent pay rise every year for the next five years,…
I MUST admit that I find the recent press revelations concerning the former Deputy Speaker of The House of Lords..
FOLLOWING the budget there’s one issue regarding the cuts that seems to have been sneaked in through the back door – namely tenants in council or social housing who jointly earn £30,000 will have to pay market rent.
ARE THE electorate ready for their savings to be raided in order to receive NHS services?
I WAS amused by your Comment about traffic fines in Oxford High Street (July 27): “Transport bosses must think long and hard about priorities”.
IN THE feature “Our schools and children are being shortchanged”, John Howson almost exclusively concentrates on funding with the only spending exception being school meals.
REGARDING the article “Memorial for First World War VC recipient to be set in stone”.
Eddie Pepperell hosted some of the region’s top young golfers at Frilford Heath in what the European Tour player intends to be just the start of helping to encourage the next generation.
CHRIS Allen believes there will be Oxford United players who will be unfortunate to miss out in the first XI when the season starts next month after overseeing a 4-0 win at Thame United last night.
A STUDENT is on a mission to end the stigma surrounding mental health by releasing a book full of letters people have written to their 16-year-old selves.
For some disabled people their disability is very obvious, for others their problems are hidden out of sight Brain injury is a very good example of an internal injury that’s out of sight, even though a brain injury can also have very serious…
Oxford has always been a fine place. It just loves fining people; drivers, specifically...
A NEIGHBOUR helped an elderly couple to safety after their home was filled with smoke from a burnt-out boiler, the fire service said.
THE county’s independent butchers have seen their sales boom in recent months amid a dramatic drop in the number of sausages bought nationally.
POLICE chief Francis Habgood has said “difficult choices” will have to be made about policing across the Thames Valley.
PATRICK Hoban scored twice as Oxford United eased past Thame United 4-0 in a pre-season friendly at the ASM Stadium.
Triple jumper Nathan Douglas says his omission from the Great Britain team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in Beijing did not come as a surprise.
CALLS have been made for better profiling of criminals who sexually exploit children after a landmark review.
AN ORIGINAL illustration of the cover art for a PD James novel has sold at auction for £1,125 today in Kidlington.
ASHLEY Rump’s brilliant century for struggling Charlbury proved in vain as they lost by 82 runs at Westbury in Division 1.
A RETIRED RSPCA volunteer has been left devastated after three pygmy goats were stolen from her farmland in Chilton, near Didcot.
A man quizzed after First and Second World War munitions were discovered at his home will next answer bail almost a year after he was arrested.
Thame Town marched on at the top to maintain their Division 1 title charge with a crushing nine-wicket victory at home to Twyford on Saturday.
The ethics of animal testing is being debated in the city this week.
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VOLUNTEERS are needed to help hunt for the elusive dormouse across the county this summer.
A WARD of 30 beds at Witney Community Hospital will shut for seven months to send staff elsewhere in the county and save money, it was announced yesterday.
A DRAMATIC bank heist briefly turned heads in Merton Street on Monday evening as filming continued for ITV’s crime series Endeavour.