AN ECO-CHARITY bus is on tour to find the county’s most environmentally friendly school.
OXFORD is famous the world over for its art and architecture, but some of its most interesting treasures are in places you might not expect, writes Debbie Waite
OXFORD can afford a new £16.8m swimming pool that will lead to the closure of Temple Cowley Pools, a council boss said on the eve of massive spending cuts.
Thieves have stolen six spare wheels from vans in the Oxford area past week.
OXFORD City Stars returned to winning ways with a 7-3 victory over Swindon Wildcats in South Division 1.
TWO west Oxfordshire schools have received glowing praise from education inspectorate Ofsted and the Prime Minister.
WANTAGE and Abingdon traders are confident of a bright future after the number of empty shop units in the towns fell.
George Osborne has announced a £7 billion hit on the welfare budget as he took an axe to public spending as part of a four-year plan of cuts which he said would drag the country "back from the brink".
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CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 750 homes in Wallingford could be slashed by almost half – but campaigners say it is still too many.
CALL centres fielding 1,000 inquiries a day about Vale of White District Council’s new fortnightly rubbish collections will stay open for “as long as it takes”, the council’s leader has pledged.
FORMER Oxford car factory worker Tomo Novakovic celebrated with family and friends after reaching his centenary.
Didcot Casuals powered past Carterton in an 8-0 win in the Oxford Mail Girls Under 11 League.
A TRADING standards boss suggested an 18-year-old girl renew her two-month-old passport after a shopkeeper did not accept it when she tried to buy cigarettes for her mother.
Tower Hill’s Karen Slatter (right) gets past Headington’s Nicola Bateman during her side’s 2-1 victory in the Oxfordshire Women’s Cup. Jessica Turner put Headington ahead from the penalty spot, but Samantha Talbot levelled with a long-range…
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Captain Mac Crook showed some great skills before laying the ball back to Hariette Titchener in the build-up to Didcot Town’s opening goal in their 2-0 win at Carterton in the Under 13 League.
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A TEENAGER who said she was raped by an MoD corporal told jurors she was too shocked to fight him off.
Simon Evans’s 30-yard strike gave Horspath a 1-0 win at Kennington in the Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division.
Residents of Barton and Sandhills will elect a new Oxford city councillor tomorrow.
Vale of White Horse inflicted a heavy 6-1 defeat on Swindon in the ESFA Under 15 Trophy second round at Milton United.
Ryan Heap hit a hat-trick as Marlborough (Woodstock) ran out 6-3 winners at home to Oxford School in the ESFA Under 15 Schools’ Cup second round.
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TO patients she is affectionately known as ‘Trouble’...to her colleagues she is thought of as ‘Aunty Elaine’.
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Two classy strikes from young wing wizard Matthew Holton gave Marston Saints a 2-1 extra-time win at home to Bletchingdon in the Oxfordshire Senior Cup first round, writes BRIAN KIRK.
Plans to redevelop the historic Iffley Road sports ground will be discussed next week.
A WICKED world of webs, ghosts and ghouls will open at an Oxfordshire farm this weekend.
A GRANDFATHER clock, a writing desk and a walnut chaise longue are among the creations being showcased by talented Oxford schoolgirls.
ONE of Witney’s most prominent councillors has lost her seat on the town council after failing to attend a meeting for six months.
A WOMAN who failed her induction as a teacher at a primary school has lost an appeal to the General Teaching Council against the decision.
A nurse who went missing after taking part in a medical trial for a treatment for malaria has turned up safe and well in the Netherlands.
Melissa Tovey’s hat-trick helped Banbury United maintain their fine start with a 5-1 win at Summertown Stars in the Oxford Mail Girls Under 15 League.
OVERVIEW LOCATED on the edge of Oxford’s Green Belt and in sprawling grounds including its own amphitheatre and wind turbine, Sandhills does not feel like a city school.
SO MUCH for good intentions. I last wrote in August, and this is meant to be a monthly column. I make no excuse for this, due to recent events.
Wootton & Dry Sandford maintained their perfect start in Division 1 of the North Berks League with a 3-1 home win against Harwell International – their fourth in a row.
Dwayne Knipe hit a hat-trick as Carterton Pumas thrashed Corinthians 9-0 in Division 4 of the Witney & District FA.
Joel Hart hammered a hat-trick in Sinclair United’s 3-0 win against Bishops Itchington in the Premier Division of the Banbury District & Lord Jersey FA.
Matt and Simon Baker were on target as Combe ended Ducklington un-beaten run in the Premier Division of the Witney & District FA with a 2-1 victory.
IF you try to complain about a noisy late-night party in Oxford your call will now be answered 160 miles away near Manchester.
You asked in The Issue whether David Cameron was right to support the Cogges Link Road proposal.
IN RESPECT of pending local authority cuts and the reduction of police power, I believe we, the public, can use this as an important opportunity to reduce crime dramatically.
Thank you for keeping us informed about the dreadful cuts that Oxford city and Oxfordshire county council are making to our services.
IT was shocking to hear that a first year student had been stabbed on Cowley Road last week.
I would just like to comment on John Green’s dismissive remarks (Oxford Mail letters, October 14) about Julia Gasper, the UKIP candidate for the Barton and Sandhills by-election.
I WOULD like to thank the Oxford Mail for its support of our charity football tournament to raise money for Pakistan flood relief, which took place earlier this month (Mail, October 11). It was very helpful.
IT may not be as serious as shifting fire call centres away from Oxfordshire.