Supporters group OxVox have hit back at claims by the Conference that they have received “unwarranted abuse” from football trusts unhappy at the way they have conducted their internal review.
Assistant manager Mike Ford says Oxford City have to show their mettle and not play “like a bunch of children” when they travel to his old side Bedford Town in the British Gas Business Southern League Premier Division on Tuesday night.
Councillors backed their own plan for a rival ecotown to the proposed Weston Otmoor scheme despite a stormy meeting tonight.
A FAILED asylum seeker was jailed for 11 months yesterday after using a fake passport to work as a carer.
VILLAGERS campaigning for safety improvements to a level crossing where an elderly woman lost her life a year ago today, have welcomed a string of recommendations made in a report into her death.
A COUPLE who today celebrated 50 years of marriage, admitted they had originally arranged dates with each other’s friends before falling in love.
A SPLIT second’s blink saved the sight of a woman who was slashed across the face by a robber in her home.
Rock fans who started queueing from 8pm yesterday outside HMV, in Cornmarket Street, Oxford, to snap up tickets for this year’s Reading Festival when they went on sale at 7pm today.
A FORMER BMW worker is facing jail after admitting handling £40,000 of stolen car parts belonging to the firm, between July 2006 and September 2008, before they were sold on Internet auction site eBay.
Chinnor 25, Lydney 27
A strong second-half performance ensured Wallingford ran out comfortable 38-10 winners in their local derby against Henley Wanderers in South West 2 East.
Oxford Harlequins are now safe from relegation, despite a 29-24 home defeat to Old Patesians in South West 1.
Henley Hawks drew with Rugby Lions for the second time in National 3 South this season after Danny Wells’s late penalty made it 26-26 at Dry Leas.
Tim Ellis’s last gasp try and conversion earned Gosford All Blacks a 22-22 draw at Phoenix, but not safety from relegation from the BB&O Premier Division.
Chinnor assistant coach John Vaughan was left frustrated by their patchy display against Lydney.
Bicester were plunged into further relegation trouble after losing 29-7 at bottom-club Beaconsfield in Southern Counties North.
Oxfordshire’s first season in the top flight is on a knife-edge after they went down 22-14 away to Lancashire at East Challow Royal British Legion in their penultimate fixture.
A rogue trader who conned an elderly pensioner out of £1,200 by pretending to fix a leaking roof was last night behind bars.
Shelley Arms C retained the Greene King ODDA Winter League ladies Premier Division title for a fourth year in a row, making it 12 wins out of 12 when they entertained their closest rivals, clubmates Shelley Arms D.
Rover Oxford Ladies lost 3-0 at home to Cannock in their last scheduled match match in Slazenger England League Women’s Conference West.
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Oxford Hawks were re-warded for a positive performance at Maidstone with three valuable South League points in a 2-1 victory.
Two cars collided on the A34 near Weston-on-the-Green this afternoon.
IN THE not to distant future, the acronym RIP will not stand for rest in peace, but Remember Inns and Pubs.
THE Government recently held a meeting with the British Beer and Pub Association to find out why so many pubs are closing.
WHAT is the biggest blot on the landscape – a satellite television dish or a block of flats?
A ROW has erupted at County Hall over a new £85,000 “spin doctor”.
A road sign in East Oxford which was damaged a year ago is set to be replaced.
FORMER hospital administrator Harriet English is looking forward to running through the beautiful surroundings of Blenheim Palace in this year’s OX5 Run.
The bright colours of spring were celebrated at a prestigious event in Abingdon.
A 45-year-old woman has admitted benefit fraud.
A burglar broke into a house and stole items including a laptop, an iPod and jewellery from a home in Drayton St Leonard.
It was the end when the final First Great Western services operated by a Class 180 Adelante train ran during the evening rush-hour.
A cyclist who was hit by a car and killed near a south Oxfordshire pub last week has been named.
PLANS to protect Oxford from flooding for the next 100 years have been presented to the public.
SIX people were arrested in the final crackdown under the police’s Operation Juggernaut.
A Wantage chef cooked a mouth-watering menu and won himself a place in the final of a national contest.
A train carrying containers from Bicester's Ministry of Defence supply depot was the first to use the new £9m Donnington railfreight terminal, in Telford, Shropshire, last week.
A combination of mints, cola and cornflour caused explosions at an Oxford museum.
THE sound of children’s voices rose to the rafters of Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral at a special concert.
A VERSE about a school desk in the middle of a conflict zone was among the winners of a poetry competition.
ASPIRING firefighters were put through their paces at a recruitment day.
A 46-year-old man today appeared in court accused of robbing a 101-year-old man in Oxford.
Actress Helena Bonham Carter has been named Best Actress in the Empire film awards for her role in the movie Sweeney Todd.
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The age of crinolines and bustles – and cowboys – returned to Oxford when the parent-teacher association at St Nicholas Primary School at Old Marston organised a Victorian Fayre in 1975.
The St Michael’s Guild and the Wythonians were two of Oxford’s most successful wartime and post-war youth clubs.
Oxford joined the rest of the country in mourning the death of King George V.
These happy bankers look as if they have hit the jackpot – and, what’s more, they weren’t expecting any huge bonuses.
More than 200 jobs are to go at the former Honda Racing base in Brackley near Bicester, it emerged today.