PERSONAL debt in Oxford is at crisis levels, a charity warned last night.
residents are saying ‘we told you so’ after vandals set a viewing platform on fire at a beauty spot.
A 24-year-old shop worker got a shock while reading his morning newspaper yesterday.
CHALET GIRL (12A) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Bill Nighy, Brooke Shields, Tamsin Egerton, Georgia King, Bill Bailey, Ken Duken, Sophia Bush, Nicholas Braun. Director: Phil Traill.
JEREMY SMITH flicks through a pictorial recollection of Oxford.
KATHERINE MACALISTER tries out the recently refurbished Turnpike Inn in Yarnton.
SUBMARINE (15) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Gemma Chan. Director: Richard Ayoade.
The Cosmic Girls, twins Stephanie and Charlotte Walker, tell TIM HUGHES what it takes to stand out in the world of pop.
Graham Gouldman talks about life as the only remaining original member of one of the 1970s’ most interesting and enduring acts - 10cc.
Stephen Fry has agreed to narrate Drumchasers, the new innovative musical everyone’s talking about, so it must be good, writes KATHERINE MACALISTER.
STAFF at a cake firm enjoyed the sweet taste of success when they took the top prize at a business awards ceremony.
Daniel Lee is 6ft 4in and gorgeous, with a six pack like a toast rack. He has modelled for Gap, Givenchy and featured at London Fashion Week, but on Saturday you can see him for yourself strutting his stuff on the catwalk at the Oxford Style Show.…
Five British artists, below, are exhibiting their work, entitled Dialogue, in Oxford, writes SARAH MAYHEW.
A city environmental group has been selected by Prince William and Kate Middleton, above, as one of the charities to benefit from wellwishers donating money to celebrate their Royal Wedding.
RESIDENTS have hit out at officials who allowed railings to be put up around their homes that are more suited to a “high security compound.”
WAYS to save energy, food, money and our planet will be showcased in Oxfordshire next week as the county marks the first national Climate Week.
GARDENER, chef and film extra John Olding has died from pneumonia in the John Radcliffe Hospital, aged 85.
BOTLEY resident Doris Goff, a founding member of Botley Mothers’ Union, has died aged 90.
11.03: Cecilias Choice 3, Royalty, Gulta Pride 2, Blue Rose Lady, LINGRAWN HERO, Smile On Sveta.
A 100-year-old was left “disappointed” by her card from The Queen as she reached the milestone.
A BOTLEY primary school and nursery will merge despite protests from teachers and parents, it has been agreed.
CHILDREN across Oxford have been learning more about the world around them through a series of events staged during National Science and Engineering Week.
A WOMAN was raped in Oxford last night.
HER murder mystery novels were bestsellers around the globe and were turned into numerous plays, but Agatha Christie was happy to devote her time to her local theatre group.
A SOLDIER will brave scorching temperatures, blistered feet and total exhaustion in the Sahara Desert to help the Royal British Legion.
Oxford United have signed 22-year-old midfielder Ryan Burge on loan until the end of the season from Doncaster.
THE Polomoche made a sparkling comeback from injury for an Oxfordshire-based syndicate at Kingston Blount, near Chinnor.
ART in the form of a group of 40kg rhino sculptures arrived in Oxford ahead of a year-long project aiming at promoting environmental issues in the county.
An ECLECTIC line-up including TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and singer-songwriter KT Tunstall has been unveiled for Oxfordshire’s newest festival.
OXFORD Rugby were knocked out of the National Colts Plate in the last 16 after a 37-20 defeat at Barking.
OXFORD & Bletchingdon Nondescripts are looking for an away friendly for a combined third and fourth team on Saturday, April 30.
A DOCTOR is set to be picked to head the controversial shake-up of NHS services in Oxfordshire.
A TEENAGER helped prevent a fire from spreading to his family home.
THE Premier Section title race looks set to be a tight tussle as Vikings A and Kennington both won their latest matches in the Johnson’s Buildbase Oxford League, writes PETE EWINS.
RESIDENTS claim new rules mean a ban on student cars cannot be enforced in Oxford.
KATHERINE Hawes helped England’s women retain the Clara Johns Trophy in the British Isles Indoor International Series at Stanley, County Durham.
OXFORDSHIRE’S Joshua Poole has been named in the England Under 16 squad for two internationals in April.
PEOPLE living near RAF Brize Norton were last night preparing to honour the country’s fallen soldiers in their own way.
Carruthers will be out to exploit any chinks in the armour of the big guns in tomorrow’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
I HAVE just read the article (Monday’s Oxford Mail) about people jumping off Magdalen bridge on May Morning and the cost to the police and NHS.
Bob Fleming started his year as Chipping Norton captain with a well-attended drive-in.
I VISITED the children’s section of Oxford’s Central Library last Saturday.
BANBURY Bulls head coach Grant Holmes is to step down at the end of the season.
Captain Alex Stevenson kicked 20 points as Oxfordshire defeated Berkshire 40-18 in their final National Under 20 Championship match.
Frideswide Square has been the focus of much attention over the past couple of weeks. First the traffic lights failed at the notoriously congested junction, and motorists rejoiced as they glided through unimpeded.
MUCH has been in the papers and on television lately about the care of the elderly in our hospitals, particularly those nearing the end of their lives.
Can anyone explain why I saw more than a dozen cars parked at the ends of Langford Lane, Kidlington, conducting a traffic survey at 8am on a Saturday morning?