PLANS FOR a £350,000 pavilion on an Oxford estate have finally been rubber-stamped.
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Life-long Alfred Hitchcock fan GILL OLIVER, of Witney, explains why she’s so excited about this year’s Oxford Film Festival.
As we look forward to the start of the Oxford Mail Film Festival, Tim Hughes meets a fan of the silver screen who has brought the majesty of movies into music.
Tim Hughes talks to Lee Newell, frontman of cocky Britpop upstarts, Brother.
FOR most people, eating a bowl of cereal for breakfast and then a sandwich for lunch seems easy.
Niki Evans couldn’t be less star-struck if she tried. She may have been watched by millions on The X Factor, landed a top job in the West End, and embarked on a huge national tour with Blood Brothers, but in her eyes she’s still just a working…
After taking part in EastEnders’ live anniversary special, Simone James said goodbye to the soap and bagged the lead role in the stage version of Dickens’s classic Great Expectations.
Wine has monopolised meal times for thousands of years, writes KATHERINE MACALISTER. Yet it has taken The Feathers to bring this matter to our attention. Not from the kindness of their hearts you understand, but because with a cellar of 92…
Dr Phil Hammond is hilarious. He has me in stitches during the interview. And yet there is a slight feeling of concern. After all Dr Phil is a GP, so should we really be laughing about such serious matters? And should he really be on tour?…
DRINKERS are calling for one of Abingdon’s most popular riverside pubs to be reopened in time for the summer season.
THE parents of a four-year-old boy with cerebral palsy have raised £60,000 in just five months to pay for a life-changing operation.
James Constable has signed a new three-year contract with Oxford United.
CLIFFORD Gurl, a prominent pub landlord and “Quarry man through and through” has died, aged 85.
THOUSANDS of people from ethnic minorities in Oxfordshire will have cause to be grateful to Shaila Srinivasan, who died last week, aged 59, after a short illness.
CHILDREN are going hopping mad for Easter, hunting for bunnies in the sun.
BUSINESS bosses across Oxfordshire are celebrating the Queen’s birthday today with the announcement that seven companies in the county have won Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
A LONG-RUNNING battle over new homes in Wallingford has turned a major corner with a planning application submitted for 400 homes.
More than 2,000 people have signed up for Oxford’s controversial new garden waste collection scheme.
BARRINGTON Parker became the first player in the 29-year history of the Abingdon & District Winter League to win three successive singles titles at Abingdon United.
The Oxford League won the Inter League Shield for the sixth consecutive year with a 2-0 victory over Bampton in the final at General Foods, Banbury.
BANBURY: Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses after two men robbed a bank security officer who had just collected cash.
OXON: A driver has appeared in court to deny causing death by dangerous driving.
AN HGV driver died after being crushed by his lorry when he failed to put on the parking brake, an inquest heard.
THE Oxfordshire Cup winners will definitely be able to lift the correct trophy after Sunday’s final at Iffley Road.
THE Big Bad Wolf may have got a bad press in fairytales, but a new puppet show in Oxford aims to reveal the truth.
SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE
GREAT & Little Tew will play Challow & Childrey in the second round after both won their opening matches.
CASH from the sale of a sheltered housing block looks set to help boost a community scheme redeveloping the heart of Jericho.
ROB Harrhy drove the final green to seal Frilford Heath’s 2½-½ victory over The Oxfordshire in Section 1 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League.
A HOLE-in-one from Suzy Harrison helped her team win Bicester’s Mixed Grey Spears Trophy.
OXFORD University’s Canadian international No 8 Stan McKeen captained the Barbarians to a 43-35 victory over Bedford Blues in the Mobbs Memorial Match.
HENLEY College prop Alec Hepburn helped England Under 18s reach the FIRA/ AER Championship final after beating Wales 38-34 at the Stade Jaques Fouroux in Auch, France.
Owner Robert Waley-Cohen and his jockey son, Sam, have enjoyed phenomenal success at jump racing’s top table this season.
Oxford United Reserves returned to the top of the Totesport.com Combination East Division after a 1-0 win at Luton Town.
USURY. The dictionary definition is: lending of money at interest esp. at exorbitant rate.
MARTIN YOUNG is well within his rights to carry on his fight to get an area of wasteland in Oxford recognised as a dump.
Marlborough are Section 2 champions – despite losing 3-2 at home to nearest rivals Vikings, writes PETE EWINS.
PRIME Minister David Cameron told us on the TV news that we must all have a street party for William and Kate’s wedding.
I HAVE have always had an open mind on the use of speed cameras.
IF I have an “agenda” – and Steve Chandler avers that I have (Oxford Mail ViewPoints, April 15) – then the first item thereon must be: Forbidding the taking of life, followed by: Forbidding the making of weapons.
RESIDENTS are kicking up a stink over fresh plans to turn a piece of land into a rubbish dump.
OUTGOING Banbury Bulls head coach Grant Holmes says they must learn lessons if they are to avoid being a yo-yo club.
KATHERINE O’Connor retained the Oxfordshire Ladies Championship after a dominant display at Burford.
Bicester athlete Nigel Marley was delighted with his performance after finishing 82nd in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon.
One simple act could have prevented the damage to the flats at Rose Hill in Oxford caused by the theft of a small amount of copper piping (yesterday’s Oxford Mail).
Barton ward Oxford city councillor Mike Rowley was in a rush to get hold of something before this week’s full council meeting.
As a resident in the Vale of the White Horse I have written to the district council chief executive David Buckle several times about the parking charges in such places as Wantage.
Once again I find myself incensed by the inane comments from your cycling columnists.