A man has been charged with the murder of a woman and her son at a house in Banbury.
Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly confirmed today that Didcot, Bicester and Witney magistrates’ courts will be among the 93 in England and Wales to close.
Fire crews were called to a flat in St Helen’s Mews, Abingdon, today after coal in a storage cupboard caught alight.
SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council has funded a youth worker for Didcot, to get young people aged from 11 to 18 off the streets and away from antisocial behaviour.
MEMBERS of a football club are fighting plans for new charges at a car park that parents use when youngsters play.
Jericho could soon be home to a new public square, with shops, cafes and a new community centre looking out onto the canal.
CHILDREN at a Bicester school got a taste of a pop star’s life when they spent a day in a recording studio.
HERE is my prescription for the perfect Christmas. But be warned, like some medicines, it could prove addictive...
THIS is the blood-stained boot that meant Mark Weston could not get away with murder twice.
MARK Weston was originally cleared of murder within an hour, but his desire to get revenge lasted years.
IT was the word Vikki Thompson’s family had waited 15 years to hear: ‘Guilty’.
IT IS impossible to imagine the turbulent emotions that the Thompson family must be feeling today.
Southern Counties North
Oxford City boss Mike Ford says young striker Felipe Barcelos can go out and express himself when he starts for the first time against Slough Town in tonight’s Red Insure Cup second-round tie at Court Place Farm.
Oxfordshire's youth team lost 11-6 to Essex in a more closely fought match than the scoreline would suggest.
Rey Nacarado struck at the second time of asking over fences for Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon with victory at Plumpton on Monday.
Oxfordshire Under 19s posted a thrilling one-wicket victory off the last ball against an ACT Select XI in Canberra yesterday.
National 2 South
Midlands 1 West
THIS man was so unhappy after losing his money in a gaming machine, he vandalised it.
POLICE have revealed they are investigating the possibility driver error was the cause of an Oxford Tube coach crash which saw 17 people treated in hospital.
A woman was cut free from a taxi she was driving after a collision with a double-decker bus in Witney yesterday. The woman, in her 60s, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital with suspected facial and leg injuries.
A MAN had to be subdued with a police stun gun after wielding knives in an Oxford pub.
It’s a funny old world. If, as a teacher, I were to hit a teenage student I should rightly expect to be drummed out of the profession and probably sued for damages.
CONSERVATIVE county council leader Keith Mitchell is right to expect a fight as the full impact of his party’s savage cuts becomes clear.
I SINCERELY believe that Justice Secretary Ken Clarke is unbalanced and is urgently in need of a psychiatrist – scrap minimum sentences for murderers is his latest outburst.
Q My grandma’s pups are six-weeks-old and one of them has twice passed worms within 20 minutes of each other. After passing the worms the puppy falls asleep. The puppy weighs much less than the other pups and has done since it was born. It has…
OH please, Oxford Mail, put me out of my misery!
A friend in Headington has told me that it is a waste of time trying to save Oxfordshire’s libraries.
Libraries are an essential feature of a civilised society.
WITHOUT being able to go into detail, my son was left in huge debt by the dishonesty of someone he loved and trusted.
Florence Park Com-munity Centre A maintained their hot pace at the top of the Ladies Premier League with a 6-3 victory at home to Butchers Arms.
National 3 South West
Oxford Hawks finished their 2010 Men's South League Premier Division 2 fixtures in style with a 10-1 thrashing of Barnes.
Banbury closed the gap at the top of Division 3A in the Women's South Clubs League with a thrilling 3-2 win at leaders Witney.
Be patient with me. There’s a point to all this. I’d just got back from a brisk morning workout on my mountain bike as the bin men were passing my house. They’d carefully left unemptied about a third of the recycling bins outside my…
POLICE last night apologised for pulling a boy out of a school lesson and questioning him about a planned protest without his parents being there.
Oxfordshire's Deta Hedman failed to add a third Masters title to her tally when she lost in the semi-finals of the Zuiderduin Masters in Holland.
Wallingford 20, Witney 19
AN OXFORD school has hauled itself out of special measures to become the most improved primary in England.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a mother and son were found dead following an axe attack in their Banbury home.
Wallingford director of rugby Martin Moran was delighted with his side’s defensive effort against Witney.
Matt Green gets the chance to force his way back into Oxford United manager Chris Wilder’s thoughts when he plays for the reserves at Watford in the totesport.com Combination today (2pm).
HUNDREDS of county council care staff are set to be axed after the authority announced plans to end the service to save £2.5m.
THAMES Water has called for customers’ “help and patience” as it tackles nearly four times the normal number of burst pipes due to freezing temperatures.
Jacqueline & George King Would like to announce the death of their much loved son Stephen King, who lost his fight on the 5/12/10. The service will take place on the 17/12/10 at 11.00 at St Edburg's church hall, enquiries to Hancocks Bicester.