Oxford United could be in trouble with the FA if fans let off smoke bombs during tomorrow’s tie at Chelmsford.
Kevin Sandwith returns to Oxford United’s side at Chelmsford on Saturday still harbouring a Wembley dream, after just missing out on an FA Trophy final nine years ago.
YOUNG cyclists received an early lesson in road safety, following the donation of 40 helmets to their school.
POLICE have closed the A417 at East Hendred in both directions after a tanker spilt diesel all over the road.
OPINION was split across Oxfordshire in the wake of Tony Blair’s appearance at the Chilcot Iraq War inquiry yesterday.
HOUSE prices in Oxfordshire rose by 1.6 per cent last year, official figures released yesterday revealed.
A 31-YEAR-OLD man who was found with £10,000 in cash and crack cocaine worth more than £16,000 was jailed for three years yesterday.
THIEVES breaking into electricity stations across the county cut power eight times to hundreds of homes.
FOUR schoolboy musicians have set their sights on stardom after winning a prestigious contest.
THE A417 at East Hendred is blocked both ways near the White Road Junction after a collision this evening.
A PUB chef who admitted killing an Oxfordshire teaching assistant has been jailed for life.
PLANS to start a new youth forum in one of Oxford’s “forgotten estates” are under way.
POLICE uncovered a deadly weapons haul during early-morning raids in East Challow, near Wantage, yesterday.
A soldier said to have refused to fight in Afghanistan pleaded guilty today to being absent without leave (Awol), his legal representative said.
HUNDREDS of small chairs made by Abingdon schoolchildren, their parents and teachers are going on display in a world-famous gallery.
A TOP opera singer will be exchanging international opera houses for a village church next month, to help raise funds for essential repairs.
Oxford United fans are being urging to have a free heart check at the team’s home game next weekend.
A COUNCIL is urging businesses across the county to consider taking on apprentices to fill vacancies.
A DISABLED mother whose wheelchair was stolen said last night her faith in humanity had been restored by kind-hearted readers.
SCORES of teenage entrepreneurs will test the market for their innovative products at a special trade fair in a shopping centre.
A LIST of people convicted of offences at magistrates' courts around the county recently:
RUSSELL SMITH acquires a taste for the outrageous opulence of Dubai – still very much in evidence despite recent reports – including hobnobbing with the stars, being shot through a shark-infested lagoon and a spectacular flight above the manmade resort
DRIVERS are facing delays on the A34 near Botley after a vehicle broke down earlier this afternoon.
CHERWELL District Council has revealed where thousands of new homes will be built across the district.
Fran Bardsley finds out how work is progressing on the £7.4m project to revamp Oxford’s Pegasus Theatre.
A GROUP of high-kicking karate kids are skipping the light fantastic in a reality TV competition.
Nienke Lijzenka collected an impressive haul of eight gold medals for Abingdon Vale at the Maxwell SC Level 2 meet in Aylesbury.
Once again, the majority of matches last Sunday were cancelled or moved to alternative venues because of the state of the rivers around Oxfordshire.
Richworth Linear Fisheries, whose big-fish waters include several lakes at Stanton Harcourt, have just sent me a DVD, which I can heartily recommend.
FOR the third time this winter, the Environment Agency have put a Flood Watch on rivers and streams around Oxford and prospects for the immediate future look bleak.
Girls from St Helen & St Katharine, Abingdon reeled off a hat-trick of titles at the Vale of White Horse Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Radley College.
Olympic sprinter Christian Malcolm put school children through their paces as he gave them an insight into life in the fast lane, writes SAM McGREGOR.
Kidlington Forum B moved ten points clear at the top of Division 1 with an 8-2 win against Vikings B in the Oxford & District Association.
Oxford youngster Nathan Harrison was last week presented with his trophy for becoming the youngest winner of the Mini Max British Championship.
Steve Murrey was the star as Great & Little Tew A beat Bodicote by 20 runs in Division 2 of the Banbury Indoor League.
A man found dead in offices above Witney's Post Office has been identified.
Divisions 2 basement boys Eynsham pulled off a shock 2-1 win against Division 1 leaders Ashton in the Oxford & District League.
Berinsfield's Jordan Flynn claimed his second Home Counties schoolboy title without having to lace a glove as the title trail got under way last weekend.
Banbury's Will Bratt returns to track action next week in rounds three and four of the GP2 Asia Series in Abu Dhabi.
Riley B made the last four of the Simonds Cup by battling back three times to beat Woodstock A 4-3.
Farloe Ellie, out of luck in two open races recently, can get back to winning ways in the Time Cracker Trophy over 595 metres, just one of the Gilly Hepden kennel-sponsored races on Saturday night.
Rosstemple Dream, one of Richard Yeates’s finest performers over the past five years, has retired.
Residents in Oxford recycled 1,926 Christmas trees, according to the city council.
AN 18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm has been released on police bail until Thursday.
AN Abingdon soldier accused of desertion after he refused to fight in Afghanistan will appear in court today.
A JOB club set up to help the unemployed has celebrated its first birthday.
HAVING the Olympic torch coming through the city and the county in the lead up to the 2012 Games would be a big boost. However, we hope there will be more than that.