I AM WRITING in response to your article in last Friday’s Oxford Mail: (College wants ‘Burgerfest’ to be withdrawn from the menu)
I WAS at the recent cup-tie between Middlesbrough and Oxford United. I would like to congratulate the Oxford team and the supporters for a magnificent performance.The team played some excellent football and were unlucky not to have a least earned a…
I HAVE a 1969 book about birds, which states that red kites are so rare, they can only be seen in Wales.
IT WOULD appear that our politicians are not at all interested in the population of our country.
HAVING just read the self-appointed Oxford City Council’s minister for propaganda John Tanner’s comments regarding council mergers in Tuesday’s Oxford Mail.
AS THE minister responsible for school funding in England, I am determined to end the historic postcode lottery of the current school funding system which sees children with similar needs receive very different amounts of funding in different parts…
LUKE Sproule’s report (Oxford Mail, February 22) of the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) vote in cabinet in favour of an officers’ recommendation for the sale for £1 of the Harlow Centre site to the secretive Education Funding Agency (EFA)…
THE pilot of an RAF passenger jet which went into a nosedive after his digital camera allegedly caused the autopilot to disengage has said he was "utterly devastated" when he was told his actions were believed to be responsible for the incident.
MUCH is written in the Oxford Mail, especially in the comments section, about the so-called need for 30,000 houses to be built locally, to which end Cherwell DC (who govern my bit of turf) have suggested 4,400 to be built around Kidlington town and…
Ways to Wallingford by Judy Dewey of Wallingford Museum
OXFORD United's game against Bolton Wanderers next month has been selected for live coverage on Sky Sports.
A MAN has been arrested following a pile-up involving six cars and an HGV on the A34 on Monday.
A ROUTE map of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral and other ceremonial details have sold at auction for £400.
A 35-year-old man died after being stabbed ‘multiple times’ in his chest and abdomen, an inquest heard.
WHETHER Oxford University had any plans to be part of a new campus in Paris is probably for the “canards” (University says ‘non’ to French campus claims: February 21).
RESEARCHERS at Oxford University's zoology department, who are currently in their own state of upheaval after being evicted from their buildings, have co-incidentally discovered that challenging times do not seem to make stronger bonds in groups.
OXFORD’s new Aldi supermarket will open for business on March 9.
CALLS have been made for elections at Oxford City Council to be held every four years instead of two.
TWO raiders armed with a machete kicked a man's front door in and stole his shotguns.
B&Q has said firefighters were called to its Witney store this morning because of an 'overheated server' - but denied there was a fire.
HAVING read the article this evening about residents asking for the speed limit on Botley Road to be reduced to 20 miles an hour, my thinking is on a different plain.
A CONSERVATION work party due to meet at Botley’s Raleigh Park this Saturday has been moved to Sunday at the same time of 10am to 3pm.
Katie Herring unwraps the problems of plastic
IT has been 18 years since nuclear physicist Ray Spackman died, but his family still fondly remember where he spent his final days.
WATCH the main moments from Oxford United's 1-0 win at Charlton Athletic.
JOINT work is under way between councils to tackle ‘out of town’ taxis in Oxford.
A MAN who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to cars parked in a single street was handed a restraining order by Oxford Magistrates' Court.
POWER tools were stolen after burglars prised open the shutters of a business in Oxford .
MEMBERS of the public gathered to celebrate the life of an Oxfordshire collector and folklorist at the city’s historic Bodleian Libraries.
RICHARD Blackmore has left Oxford United after 17 years in the club's coaching set-up.
A FOLK group will perform at a medieval theatre in Abingdon.
IF you visit The Story Museum during the depths of winter there are times when if feels quite chilly – almost as cold as Narnia where, legend has it, winter never ends.
WHO knew that a threepenny stamp would be the start of a 50-year-old legacy in Didcot?
COUNCILLOR Liz Wade, leader of the Lib Dem city councillors, fails to accept the recent referendum results and vilifies our two elected MPs, Andrew Smith and Nicola Blackwood, for supporting the Government’s Brexit Bill (Oxford Mail, February15).
AN official complaint has been made against John Tanner, the Oxford City Councillor, who branded the city's rough sleepers as a 'disgrace' this week.
Private landlords have been urged to open up their properties to people fleeing civil war in Syria.
PLANS to reshape the local NHS were dealt a blow yesterday as councillors voted not to support Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's proposals.
A COMMUNITY in Abingdon will show support for residents of the Philippines.
THE Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock is to host a talk about EH Shepard, who illustrated the Winnie-the-Pooh stories by AA Milne.
PUPILS at The Bicester School learned more about the Holocaust when they were visited by a survivor of the genocide.
RESIDENTS can bring their own beverages to a jazz concert in South Hinksey.
AN Oxfordshire artist has helped a school celebrate its 40th anniversary with an art project.
COWLEY's car building heritage will be celebrated with the reopening of the founder's home to the public for this year.
MICHAEL Appleton was hugely encouraged by the way Oxford United were able to rotate their side and still come out on top against Charlton Athletic.
MEMBERS of a football club struggling with the loss of their former pitch hope plans for 200 homes will provide them with a new place to play.
SHORT stories by two leading authors will be read aloud at an evening session at Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford.
A PRIMARY school that has worked hard to address a dip in results has been rated ‘good’ again by Ofsted.
FREE art lessons for disadvantaged young adults are being launched at a Banbury shop in memory of the owner's mother.