FIREFIGHTERS have recovered a body, believed to be that of a young man who went missing while swimming with friends in Oxford.
Firefighters are tonight dredging part of an Oxford stream after a young man went missing following a swim with his friends.
A POLICE helicopter and firefighters are currently searching for a man who went missing after playing in water in West Oxford.
DOCTOR Dolittle, Ace Ventura and Bill Oddie have all been stuffed with straw and hoisted around East Hagbourne for the village’s annual scarecrow trail.
SOLO musician Frank Turner was filming a music video in Oxford today.
A 31-YEAR-OLD Oxford man has been given a three-year supervision order after downloading child pornography.
IT seems there are big changes ahead at the Town Hall. Oxford City Council is planning to sell off city centre office buildings to generate £5m in capital and save £500,000 a year in costs.
PARENTS are being urged to put pressure on their primary schools to sign up for the Oxford Mail’s SOS competition.
THE widow of Didcot-based Army bomb disposal expert Staff Sgt Olaf Schmid today paid tribute to her husband as she received his George Cross.
JESSICA MANN revels in the grandeur on offer at a boutique hotel tucked away in London’s West End
THE future of Oxford’s ice rink looks to have been secured – with the city council ready to invest in new equipment to keep the leisure facility going.
HOPES were mounting tonight that children’s heart surgery services could be saved in Oxford.
A FAMILY will mark what would have been the 19th birthday of Oxford schoolgirl Grace Hadman tomorrow.
Kingston Bagpuize president Peter van-de-Mortel (seated) and chairman Mike Cox proudly survey the club’s magnificent new all-weather rink before their friendly match against West Witney on Sunday.
Reigning champions Banbury Central A pipped Division 1 favourites Headington A by one shot in a thrilling clash in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.
Headington's Craig Nicoll and Witney’s Chris Miles make their Middleton Cup debuts in Oxfordshire’s Group 3B opener against Hampshire at Atherley on Saturday.
Woodstock Harrier Paul Brackett successfully completed the equivalent of five marathons in five days, for the first time, in the Forces March last week.
Mike Jones was crowned county singles champion after a surprise 7,540-4,540 win against Dave Tooke in the final at Gladiators Club.
North Oxford's Pauline Sydenham has set a new course record at the club – off a handicap of 13!
Frilford Heath went second in Section 1 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League with a 2-1 victory at home to bottom club Ellesborough.
Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener has urged Oxfordshire 200m ace Sebastian Tully-Middleton not to rest on his laurels if he wants to export his domestic success onto the international stage.
Oxford Saints stormed to the top of South West Conference Division 1 following a 28-2 hammering of Birmingham Bulls at Abingdon RFC – their fourth win out of four.
Bon Accord returned to his brilliant best with a sparkling success at Kingston Blount, near Chinnor, to initiate a double for Aston Row-ant trainer Alan Hill, which was completed by Bynack Mhor.
I WOULD like to follow up the excellent letter last week referring to trams in Oxford (Oxford Mail ViewPoints, May 26).
MY FEARS about the coalition government have been confirmed.
THE Friends of Oxpens Meadow welcome city council leader Bob Price’s commitment to protecting Oxford’s green lungs but we are concerned that the council might now be looking to build yet more houses at Oxpens.
THE Cotswold Line Promotion Group, which represents passengers on the Oxford-Worcester Rail route, has a new chairman.
A GROUP of Oxford residents are revving up for their largest annual celebrations.
IT IS good news that Oxford is to get a quality bus partnership, thereby ending the absurdity of two companies competing for the same traffic, with separate ticketing, routing and timetables.
A WEST Oxfordshire school is the first in Britain to be accredited for catering for an American curriculum.
OXFORD residents fighting for a new community centre for more than a decade are set to win outline planning permission for their scheme.
OXFORD’S annual festival of all things gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered is set to start on Friday.
HUNDREDS of families and music lovers flocked to a village pub for the revival of a free charity music festival.
A NEW headteacher has been appointed at Oxford High School.
TWO Army doctors are hoping to set a new world record for rowing around Great Britain.
Police are looking for a man they believe may have been abducted in Oxford.
The widow of bomb disposal hero Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid is receiving the George Cross conferred to her husband from the Queen today.
Oxford United have received an early summer boost with Wembley hot-shot Matt Green joining them permanently from Torquay, signing a two-year contract.
Increases in on-street car parking charges in Oxford city centre are set to be ratified tomorrow.
The bodies of three soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan will arrive in the city tomorrow.
The A34 will be closed northbound between Botley and Pear Tree, in Oxford, for eight hours from tomorrow night for Wolvercote viaduct replacement work.
THEY are living in a ghost town, surrounded by derelict houses, boarded-up homes and drug addicts.
WORLD Cup songs are usually male-only affairs, but not anymore.
Oxford is a fantastic place to live and work, and we hope you will find our leisure guide useful as you begin to discover the city.