WHEN the annual Oxford Folk Festival was cancelled this year, many music-lovers were left bereft.
A PILOT was today convicted of making threats to kill UKIP leader Nigel Farage after the pair survived a plane crash.
Starting Sunday May 8, the Oxford Mail and Phoenix Picturehouse are once again staging their annual film festival, which this year will be showcasing the greatest films of Alfred Hitchcock.
YOU’D have a sore neck with a centreline seat at this tennis match as Ryan Trickey and Andy Aitken limber up to play non-stop for more than three days to smash a world record.
WINNIE THE POOH (U).
RED RIDING HOOD (12A).
KATHERINE MACALISTER meets Rebecca Peyton, whose one-woman show tells the story of her beloved sister who was shot while working in Somalia.
KATHERINE MACALISTER speaks to Peter Elliott, who, on top of being an animal film star, has one of the most bizarre roles in the industry...
Metronomy’s Joseph Mount tells TIM HUGHES how he does love to be beside the seaside as they gear up for the release of their new album The English Riviera and new single The Look on the Because Music label.
Soweto Kinch talks to TIM HUGHES about the prospect of coming back to Oxford, the city that inspired him and where he studied, ahead of the annual jazz festival.
Rachael O’Connor discovers the dazzling delights of Magdalen Street’s new Polynesian paradise bar Lola Lo.
This was going to be a piece about why city centre pubs shouldn’t bother serving food and should stick to crisps.
THE sign above the cot pleads ‘Don’t kill your baby, leave it in the cradle below’.
CAMPAIGNERS in Faringdon say “class war” has broken out over which supermarket giant should set up shop in the town.
A POPULAR Wolvercote man who had been involved in the village’s boys’ club since the 1940s has died aged 76.
A CONTROVERSIAL link road plan for Witney will put homes at risk of flooding, claims a report commissioned by a resident fighting the scheme.
FRANCESCA Owens kept her eye on the target of having fun at an all-action activity day at Blenheim Palace.
A COUPLE celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary in the same church 70 years to the day since they tied the knot.
A COUPLE whose infant son died after an 18-week fight for life have raised more than £20,000 to help the hospital which cared for him.
Pilot found guilty of making death threats against UKIP leader Nigel Farage.
A prominent Oxford pub is getting its second major revamp in two years and reopening as a restaurant and bar.
SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE
FOUR Oxfordshire girls will play for the South West Under 15s in a national festival at Hartpury College this weekend.
Aston Rowant trainer Alan Hill reeled off his first four-timer to the delight of favourite backers at his local track at Kingston Blount, near Chinnor.
Bicester's Phil Allen captured the Banbury Indoor League’s singles title with a 2-1 win over General Foods’ Brian Gough in the final.
Kennington are still in the hunt for the Johnson Buildbase Oxford League Premier Section title after a 4-1 win at Didcot Conservative Club, writes PETE EWINS.
ANDY Wise beat Paul Sharman to be crowned Carterton’s indoor singles champion.
RUTH Stockford looks poised for action before driving in as Oxford Ladies’ new captain.
THE wife of a motorcyclist last night told how she discovered the scene of a crash that left her husband fighting for his life.
Brian Strong is retiring from rugby at the age of 55.
YOUNGSTERS produced their own take on classic sculptures at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum.
THE organisers of the CLA Game Fair and other organisations such as Oxfordshire County Council and Thames Valley Police certainly seem to have made great strides in trying to alleviate the effect of traffic from the event.
It is surprising that the members of Oxford Pedestrians’ Association make no mention of bicycles in their search for clutter obstructing pedestrians. (Oxford Mail, April 12).
I take it that Peter Collett (Oxford Mail, April 11) does not like the Conservatives. But in his condemnation he does not say what his alternative would be.
NICK Clegg said in a Lib Dem party political broadcast this month that Britain was having to borrow £400m a day to keep the country afloat. That’s very alarming indeed.
With reference to Ken Roper’s letter (Oxford Mail, March 30) regarding the price difference of the cost of fuel, he is totally correct when he says it unacceptable when garages a few miles apart show such a marked difference in their prices.
Little Foxes Wildlife Sanctuary has benefited from a standard free entry in Yellow Pages for some years, listed under animal welfare societies.
THERE are many and varied reasons for dropping the £50 charge for resident parking in Oxford, not least the many loopholes in the regulations that allow resident parking spaces to be taken up for free by rubbish skips, maintenance vehicles, and…
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has revealed he has no designs on moving in Oxfordshire society circles, despite the coalition double act he has formed with Prime Minister David Cameron.
ORGANISERS of this year’s Game Fair at Blenheim Palace have promised no repeat of the traffic chaos that engulfed the event when it was last held there in 2008.
LITTLEMORE head coach Carl Wright says they are ready for promotion to the BB&O Premier Division if organisers admit them.
KATHERINE O’Connor went top of the Welsh Ladies’ Order of Merit after winning the Tenby Open.
WHAT would David Cameron look like today if he had been inspired by gothic music instead of politics?
Jimmy Sangare will be given the opportunity to come in from the cold and make a name for himself for Oxford United on the next two Saturdays.
WOODSTOCK Harrier Sophie Carter landed the Oxfordshire title along with the open women’s crown at the White Horse Half Marathon in Grove.
THOUSANDS of drivers in Oxford fraudulently using blue badges meant for genuinely disabled people have sparked a new crackdown.
JACOB Wilson said it was an “emotional experience” to score a last-gasp try as England Under 18 Clubs and Schools earned a dramatic 23-23 draw with Ireland.
GLORIOUS conditions greeted the athletes as the Oxfordshire track & field season got under way in earnest at the Radley Open at Tilsley Park.