A family centre in Oxford has been thrown a lifeline after a council U-turn over funding.
The brother of a Portuguese man whose badly-decomposed body was discovered in a copse heard at an inquest today that the most likely cause of death was that he had hanged himself from a tree.
A father whose 20-year-old son hanged himself told the Oxford Mail last night he could not understand why he took his own life.
Two robbers have been jailed following a string of raids on shops, restaurants and garages across Oxford.
Oxford Mail readers can record a once-in-a-lifetime video message for Mother's Day.
The family of a pedestrian killed following a road accident said they were "gobsmacked" as the driver walked free from court today.
A cleaner battered and strangled a frail 94-year-old, stuffed her body in a suitcase and then took it on a train to meet a friend with a car, a jury heard today.
Andrew Wilson and substitute John Webb both hammered four-timers as Yarnton Res thrashed Enstone Res 8-0 away from home in Division 2 of the Oxfordshire Senior League.
Rob Davis hit the winner for Middle Barton as they finally got off the mark with a 3-2 victory against fellow-strugglers Long Crendon in Division 1.
2.18: Nonas Wellott 3, Yourdaywillcome, Hare Conditioned, Canal Fury 2, Raging Santa, BARNEYS SMASHER.
Vale of White Under 15s snatched victory from the jaws of defeat as they overcame Newbury 3-2 after extra time in the Hobbs Cup quarter-final at Kintbury FC.
Sam Fincher was the hero for Gosford Hill (Kidlington) with an extra-time winner against Langtree (Woodcote) in the Oxfordshire Under 16 Cup final at Oxford City.
A white mother is so concerned about black and mixed race pupils 'falling through' the education net, she is running a course on black history from her own living room.
Derek Honey says there is no evidence to prove that passive smoking is as dangerous as experts make out.
Is it just me, or do others share my ambivalence to East Oxford Action's annual Cowley Road Carnival?
As a publican since 1972, I would like to thank Derek Honey for taking up our case and highlighting the problems that the local pub faces (Oxford Mail, February 16).
Matt Townsend scored at both ends as Brize Norton were beaten 2-1 by Broughton & North Newington in the quarter-final of the John Fathers Oxfordshire Junior Shield.
Paul Read bagged a hat-trick to help FC Chequers Res into the knockout stages with a 6-0 win over Southrop Res in Group 3 of the Supplementary Cup.
Elderly and vulnerable people are to be helped with a synthetic DNA marking system to deter distraction burglars.
Darren McNamara's long-range strike gave Freeland a vital 1-0 derby victory over Hanborough in the Premier Division of the Witney & District FA.
Comedians Jimmy Carr and Bill Bailey are the first big stars to sign up to take part in a major fund-raising event for East Oxford hospice charity Helen and Douglas House.
A rock musician has been left frothing with rage after the venue where his band Ned Kelly were playing ran out of beer.
Opponents of a proposed new tennis centre in Oxford turned out in force at a public exhibition of plans and artists' impressions of the development.
Abingdon United midfielder Michael Alexis has vowed to bounce back from his horrific leg injury which has ruled him out for the rest of the season.
Cook Cherie Gregory fits the bill for superchef Jamie Oliver's campaign for healthy school meals.
An off-duty taxi driver who drove into a pedestrian in the middle of Oxford's London Road, causing fatal injuries, has been found not guilty of careless driving.
Student broadcasters in Oxford are hoping to raise £10,000 for good causes by raffling prizes donated by sports stars - and auctioning off Oxford University's top athletes.
A lorry driver arrested after a three-vehicle pile-up on the A34 has been released on bail after questioning by police.
A cannabis 'factory' was raided by police at a mobile home site near Chipping Norton today.
Oxford Mail Girls League St Edmunds triumphed 6-0 in their top-of-the-table Under 13 B League clash with Carterton Cougars.
Oxford City roared into the Oxfordshire Women's Cup final after thrashing Launton 11-2 at Court Place Farm.
TOM Srawley hammered a double as Goodlake Arms inflicted a first league defeat on Division 2 table-toppers OUP Wanderers in the Autotype UTV League.
BARTON United are just one point off the top after defeating Oxford Yellows 3-1 to maintain their 100 per cent record in the Marston's Oxford Sunday League.
ALAN Reading smashed a five-timer as Bodicote Sports recorded a 7-3 win over Hethe in the Banbury Charity Cup.
Toby Webster and Dave Jennings both hit hat-tricks as AFC Hinksey romped to a 9-0 victory at AFC Woodfarm in the RT Harris Oxford City FA Premier Cup.
It will soon be the start of the gardening season and hand in hand with this is the yearly epidemic of low back pain. Gardening is no longer the province of the over fifties, it is increasingly seen as a 'trendy' pastime with local garden centres reporting unprecedented activity as customers realise the benefits and advantages of a well tended garden.
HOLDERS Ardington & Lockinge marched into the semi-finals of the North Berks Cup with a 3-0 victory against Harwell International.
A property developer has scrapped plans to build 85 new homes in East Oxford because he claims the city council's social housing quota has changed.
Witney's loss-making Cogges Museum could depend more on volunteers in the future to cut costs.
Smokers have been given a picture of things to come by stepping on board a bus kitted out with nicotine-busting technology.
Customers of Tesco Metro in Cowley Road, Oxford, are being asked to be patient while major works are being carried out to the interior of the store.
The Abingdon Marathon, cancelled last year due to lack of volunteers, will be back up and running this year.
More than 1,000 homes were without electricity in Kidlington last night after power lines came down in The Moors area of the village at about 11.30pm.
Transport giant Stagecoach is to adopt a fuel-saving compound across its entire bus fleet after tests showed it reduced usage by more than 4%.
A woman had a lucky escape after her car left the road this morning and overturned.
Oxford United skipper Barry Quinn admits he should get a lot more goals than he does.
Full marks to Oxford United players for cheering up a sick little boy.
Bravo to the Radley Lakes' campaigners.
Families in Oxford will be hit in the pocket but get less for their money under a compromise city council budget set late last night.
Oxford United fan Ben Barrett endures life with an incurable illness, but his dream came true when he met his football heroes.