ANOTHER strong and resilient away performance helped bring Oxford United a second successive goalless draw on their travels tonight.
Oxford United were drawing 0-0 at half-time in tonight's npower League Two clash at Stevenage.
HOUSEHOLDERS have been warned they will no longer be informed of development plans near their homes after the scrapping of letter notifications.
Four masked men armed with a hammer and knives forced their way into a house, threatening a family before stealing their valuables.
A motorist was punched in the head several times by a cyclist in Woodstock Road.
CATHERINE ‘Katie’ Masters, the third oldest person in the country and the oldest living Scot, has died.
THE John Radcliffe Hospital was today named in a report which said the NHS is failing to treat older people with care, compassion, dignity and respect.
A DISABLED man was left “embarrassed and frightened” after six police officers arrived to breathalyse him outside his home.
DESPITE battling a series of health problems, 40-year-old Maxine Scragg is having the sixth child she always wanted.
CHILDREN got to meet a real life batman during a talk at Sutton Courtenay nature reserve on Sunday.
FOSTER carers for sibling groups, older children and children from black and ethnic minorities are urgently needed in Oxfordshire.
FOOTBALL coaches are teaming up with fathers to improve their fitness and mental health.
CAMPAIGNERS have again failed to get Fairtrade status for Witney.
CRAZY golf, pitch-and-putt and tennis all look set to be saved in Abingdon in the face of cuts.
Premier Division 2 leaders Oxford Hawks came away from Epsom feeling hard done by following their 2-2 draw in the South League.
CUTTING public spending has undermined Oxfordshire’s Big Society, according to those on the volunteer frontline in our county.
OXFORD band Radiohead are to release their new album on Saturday, but only as an online download.
Oxfordshire finished in style to win 20-16 at Gwent and get their Rileys British Inter County Championship Division 1 title bid back on track.
THREE hundred people have signed up to take part in this year’s OX5 Run, but that needs to double if Oxford Children’s Hospital is to reach its fundraising target.
A TWO-ACRE site has been put up for sale to create a new shopping quarter in Botley.
Banbury Ladies stay two points clear at the top of Division 3A of the South Clubs' League after a 2-1 win over fourth-placed Staines.
A DRUNKEN man who tried to rob a charity volunteer at knifepoint and planned to burgle the bike shop he worked at has been jailed for two years.
BACK in January, we were given to understand the postal service was back to normal. So how could the following be explained?
I WRITE regarding the nuisance of television background music.
Prime Minister David Cameron stated in a speech attended by world leaders, that the UK’s longstanding policy of multiculturalism was a complete failure and partly to blame for fostering Islamist extremism.
PETROL substitute at 19p a litre (Oxford Mail, February 1)? You must be joking!
Years ago when I was a young copper walking the beat in Oxford (yes, it’s hard to believe but policemen used to walk on patrols once and even speak to people), there was a man at the highways department who lived in, and knew, the area.
North Leigh chairman Pete King says the club will take it on the chin after being ordered by Zamaretto Southern League chiefs to replay their Division 1 South & West match against Bridgwater.
YES, it’s Valentine’s Day. And, in Oxford, you really should shoot yourself (or at least move to Swindon) if you really can’t think of anywhere to express your true feelings.
I have been slowing down recently, taking it easy, and enjoying Oxford at a slow pace. I have been cruising through Broad Street instead of whizzing straight through, I have been admiring the architecture of our great city instead of keeping my…
John Gould (Oxford Mail, January 28) is absolutely right when he says “managers must take their share of council cuts” and I can assure him they are.
I was amazed to read such strong, emotive language from council leader Keith Mitchell regarding the library cuts protesters.
Wallingford kept up their brilliant 100 per cent record at the top of Premier 1 of the Trysports 3 counties League.
I am writing before the county council makes its decision to cease the funding of various libraries around the county.
I would like to thank all our blood and platelet donors for making a special effort to give blood during the severe winter weather and over the festive period.
I WRITE with regard to the new revised flood risk maps issued by the Environment Ministry for Witney which they say are down to “better computer technology” (Oxford Mail, February 8).
WE NEED to stop talking of ‘accidents’, and to talk instead about crashes.
HAS anyone noticed how unfriendly and grumpy many bus drivers are in the Oxford area?
County council leader Keith Mitchell (Oxford Mail letters February 7) still does not get the point about libraries.
National 2 South
THE mother of a popular charity fundraiser found dead after being struck by a train last night spoke of losing “her rock”.
A 63-year-old pedestrian was in a critical condition in hospital last night after she was involved in a collision with a van in Radley.
Members of the Royal Legion are expected to pay their respects when the bodies of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan are brought to the John Radcliffe Hospital on Thursday.
Chinnor head coach Jason Bowers was full of praise for his players’ efforts against Hartpury.
WHAT a great start to our drive to see 100 apprentices recruited across Oxfordshire within 100 days.
OUR bid to recruit 100 apprentices in 100 days is already more than halfway towards its target after just one day.
Chinnor 10, Hartpury 36
National 3 South West