YOUNG Oxford United fans are being offered a chance to win £1,000 for their school next month.
SHOPPING in Oxford this Thursday will give bargain hunters early Christmas cheer with traders offering special discounts and even mulled wine and mince pies.
Vikki Thompson may have been murdered 15 years ago because she caught a man performing an indecent act, a jury was told today.
OXFORD showed its multicultural roots, with a feast of music, dancing and entertainment – designed to show how people from all religions can work together.
OXFORD’S language colleges fear the city could take a multi-million pound hit from the Government’s proposed immigration reforms.
People convicted of offences at magistrates' courts around the county: Andrew Adams, 22, of Paradise Street, Oxford, admitted shoplifting groceries to the value of £5.33 from Tesco Express in St Aldate’s, Oxford, on October 20. Fined £60 and a…
CHERWELL District Council has dropped its Christmas park-and-ride scheme for Banbury, because of low use last year.
PARENTS have vowed to reopen a school swimming pool, closed over safety fears, after missing out on a Lottery grant.
A TEAM that looks after the Oxfordshire Cotswolds has won a national accolade for its approach to the management of the area’s countryside.
A drink-driver who fled police out of Oxford at up to 120mph with his lights off has escaped being sent to jail.
BUSINESSES were last night urged to adopt city schools to boost failing child literacy standards in Oxford.
OXFORD United manager Chris Wilder helped illuminate Woodstock this weekend by switching on the town’s Christmas lights, above.
POLICE in Oxfordshire have warned against vigilante attacks after a new website listed thousands of British paedophiles.
FORMER newsreader Trevor McDonald and actor Tom Hollander paid tribute to Helen and Douglas House after appearing at a concert in aid of the East Oxford hospices.
A NEW £450,000 building programme began at Cokethorpe School in 1986, with headmaster David Goldsmith digging out the first spadeful of earth for the foundations. The school had launched a £100,000 building appeal to help meet the cost of the…
LITTLE Clarendon Street in Oxford was once known as “the village within a city”.
HERE are two more pictures from the archives of Roy Collins, of The Crescent, Carterton.
A TASTE test carried out by the Oxford Mail has given the thumbs-up to a beer brewed by Modern Art Oxford using hops grown on a Rose Hill allotment.
THREE stories today highlight the dilemmas facing Oxfordshire’s public services.
OXFORD firemen made a habit of collecting trophies.
TWO teenagers struck a blow for women’s rights while still at school.
WHAT an entrance these children must have made when they arrived at the church fete.
Oxford City 0
Didcot Tn 1 (Connolly 13)
Banbury Utd 1 (Learoyd 9)
North Leigh 1 (Reardon 68)
Almondsbury Tn 3 (Pitcher 13, Mahdi 21, Brice 53)
The freezing weather conditions decimated the Uhlsport Hellenic League, with only a handful of matches taking place.
I DISAGREE with John Tanner (The Issue, Oxford Mail, November 19)– I don’t think he has gone far enough in his negative thoughts on the forthcoming Royal wedding.
THIS is an open letter to Chris Wilder and the Oxford United management.
EVEN in my day, before grade inflation, one used to have to be, barring utter catastrophes, pretty thick, lazy, and/or chaotic in order to be awarded third-class honours.
MENINGITIS UK would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part in our Bridlington to Brighton walk, which stretched 334 miles between the two towns last month.
WOULDN’T it be nice if yellow lines and traffic wardens were abolished and any problem with badly-parked cars dealt with by the police?
IN your report ‘Crash forces road change’ (Oxford Mail, November 24) both the county council and Horspath Parish Council failed to say how the chicanes will reduce speed.
NOT so long ago, it was sufficient to just shake someone’s hand. But today, when image matters more than ever, how you meet someone can, in certain quarters of this city, make or break you.
THIS is the long-awaited £16.8m swimming pool plan for Blackbird Leys.
AN Oxford estate could soon be the toast of the city after growing the vital ingredient for its very own beer.
THE council leader behind library and youth centre cuts has warned petitions and protests are unlikely to have an impact.
Oxfordshire's talent was out in force on Friday night – with the county’s finest honoured in the 2010 Oxfordshire Sports Awa-rds.
Ann Setch struggled to speak after being named as Unsung hero of 2010.
Andy Gardiner was overjoyed at becoming the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.
MORE than 50 firefighters tackled a blaze at Shipton Manor, Shipton on Cherwell last night.
A MAN has been arrested after a suspected stolen car crashed into a wall in North Oxford.
JAMES Constable says that reliving the memories of Oxford United’s play-off final victory over York in May still gives him goosebumps.
TICKETS are now on sale for a one-off revival of Arncott Players to stage a pantomime in aid of the Maggies Cancer Centre, at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.
CHILDREN are swapping computers for knitting needles in one Oxford school, after being introduced to what teachers hope will become a new craze called knitted graffiti.
CHRISTMAS can be a difficult time for those who have lost a loved one.
DRIVERS on Oxford's ring road can now help the environment and keep the city clean.
WOODWARD Joan Seymour (nee Bryant) Of Ritchie Court, Oxford. Widow of Tom. Funeral service to take place at Oxford Crematorium on Friday 3rd December at 2.30pm. No flowers by request.
wheable Alice Dorothy Conyers Aged 88 years, died after much suffering. Beloved wife of the late Gordon, loving mother of Christopher and Richard, mother in law of Ann and Sue, nan of Christian, Emma, Shelly, Kate, Hayden and their partners. Will…