A TAXPAYER-supported transport service for OAPs must prepare to stand alone despite being given a cash reprieve by council bosses, an elderly campaigner has said.
A MAN accused of raping a woman with learning difficulties in the centre of an Oxfordshire town has been cleared of all charges.
A MOTHER who lost her premature baby has appealed to more mums to donate breast milk, saying it helped prolong her daughter’s life.
A GREENGROCER has warned he could follow other traders and shut up shop because of disruption caused by the Bicester town centre redevelopment.
THE second phase of Didcot’s Orchard shopping centre could be open by the end of 2013.
11.03: 1 HARD WORK 2-1 fav, 2 Gulta Pride 4-1. (2x4x3). Trainer: T Kibble. Time: 28.34.
THE memory of a lost friend is spurring a woman on to take the Arctic winter with the help of some four-legged friends.
TINY Jessica Green stopped her parents in their tracks when she ended up in hospital, inspiring them to pull on their running shoes to help other sick children.
CONSTRUCTION firm Leadbitter has teamed up with a French building company to buy out its owner.
RESIDENTS want their parish councillors replaced after trees were cut down leaving it looking “like a war zone”.
United fans excited by the possibility of a second successive play-off final can’t sing “We’re going to Wem-ber-ley” – because this season’s npower League Two play-off final will be at Old Trafford on Saturday May 28.
Sam Deering’s lively showing as a substitute at Northampton probably kept him in the U’s squad for the next game.
A FARMER has put up a £5,000 reward to catch thieves who stole £10,000 of equipment from his small holding.
THE leader of Oxfordshire County Council has been put on the spot by his own constituents over shutting their local library.
Witney United are hit by injury and unavailability before Saturday's trip to Wantage Town in the Bluefin Insurance Brokers League Cup.
Robins boss Mark Yates got his players back in the following day after the home defeat by Lincoln.
1. Care and welfare of people who use services CQC: The inspectors noted there had been substantial improvements in stroke care and a reduction in time taken to produce radiology reports.
Striker Steve MacLean says he’s sure the goals will come for him too.
NINETIES rock wild child Courtney Love wants to settle down in Oxfordshire, according to Oxford's young Tories.
A HOUSING expert has warned property prices in parts of Oxford could halve if residences become uninsurable because of a risk of flooding.
Oxfordshire under 15 badminton player Andrew Brockie collected his seventh medal of the season when competing in a tournament at Worcester.
DIDCOT Town chairman John Bailey has a simple message for the club’s next manager – keep us up.
TWO young riders from Oxfordshire have been given a boost by being selected for AW Cycles junior squad.
John Paul, the reigning British junior sprint champion from Wantage, captured three gold medals at a junior international meeting in Holland.
IT SERVED me right. I should have left the door locked, leapt into my car and sped (Thames Valley Police and all-too-regular A34 traffic hold-ups willing) to where an ever-fascinating public awaited in Oxford.
Oxford City boss Mike Ford will give young striker Felipe Barcelos his Premier Division debut when they travel to Bedford Town on Saturday.
Confidence seems to be oozing through Oxford United’s players at the moment, and they are a delight to watch.
VODAFONE needs to reassess its siting of a 12-metre mobile phone mast and base station close to the St Giles War Memorial.
I AM writing to add my thoughts on where cuts should be made by Oxfordshire County Council.
WE WRITE regarding the story 'Deal ready to sign on shops revamp' relating to Abingdon (Oxford Mail, December 8).
I WOULD like to add to the comments made by Sylvia Vallis (January 19) regarding the John Radcliffe Hospital.
IT IS bad enough to have to keep rubbish in a bin for two weeks, but my mother often has hers removed only once a month.
PARKING outside Wadham College is charged at £2 per hour for the first half hour, £3 per hour for the second half hour and £1.50 for the next full hour.
PLANS to put a 12-metre mobile phone mast in front of the Oxford War Memorial in St Giles has been branded “sacrilege” by opponents.
A MAN has been given an eight-week curfew after he was caught breaking into a rigged police car.
FOR 18 months, Chris and Julia Moran had no idea whether their poodle Archie was alive or dead.
Chinnor prop Ian Stock will miss tomorrow’s National 3 South West match at home to Bridgwater & Albion with a shoulder injury.
THE failures at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals are deeply disturbing but not altogether surprising.
THREE Oxfordshire hospitals have 28 days to come up with an action plan to deal with “worrying” staff shortages and patient waiting times, a watchdog has warned.
OXFORD United boss Chris Wilder added to his squad last night by signing left-footed winger Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Mum Lynne Whitley is doubtless familiar with the classic Drifters song lyric ‘Kissing in the back row, at the movies on a Saturday night…’ as it was this sentiment that prompted her to enter the Oxford Mail and Odeon Cinemas Golden Ticket…
VICTORIAN working class cottages and industrial buildings and an “ecological highway” linking Oxford to the countryside are just some of the features of Jericho city planners wish to preserve.
MAJOR improvements to Oxford’s Kennington roundabout and Hinksey Hill interchange are set to go ahead, despite Government cuts.
BRAIN Iris Of Chipping Norton. Died 24th January loved and missed by all the family. Funeral Service 7th February at Oakley Wood, 1pm. Flowers if desired or collection for Oakward The Horton Hospital.
Baldwin Florence "Mary" Georgina aged 84 years passed peacefully away on 23 January 2011. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will be held at St Michael and all Angels Church Marston Road at 10.30am followed by…
Turner Keith James Passed away on 23 January 2011 after a long illness aged 62 years Loving Husband, Dad, Grampy, and Brother. Funeral service on Friday 4 February at Oxford Crematorium at 2.15pm. Family flowers only donations if desired for Motor…
philbin Patrick Joseph (P.J.) Passed peacefully away on 20 January 2011 aged 79 years. Funeral service will be held on Monday 31 January at 10:00am at Our Lady Help of Christians, Hollow Way, Cowley. Family flowers only, but donations if desired…
bull Leslie Charles (Les) Passed away fighting cancer. Dearly missed by his loving wife Rene, and adored by son John, daughter Rosie, loved and adored by grandsons Oli and Tom. Now at Peace. Service to be held at St Mary's Church Kidlington on…