TRAIN passengers in Oxfordshire are facing disruption after a signalling failure tonight.
FUN runners in fancy dress jogged around the University Parks in Oxford to raise funds for good causes across Oxfordshire.
Cancer drug campaigner Clive Stone has done so much for other people.
SMOKE from a car fire halted traffic on the A34 southbound this afternoon.
Traffic has come to a standstill on the A34’s southbound carriageway because of a car fire between the two Abingdon junctions.
OXFORD Folk Festival will be back next year but it may take a different form.
YOUNG dancers’ dreams came true when they stepped on to the stage at London’s famous Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
People convicted of offences at magistrates' courts in the county recently: Akeem Williams, 18, of Victor Street, Oxford, admitted possession of cannabis (Class B) in Oxford on February 23. Given a 12-month conditional discharge and told to pay…
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assaulting a 26-year-old woman in Oxford.
GRAVESTONES, skulls, grassy fields and birds of prey inspired Oxfordshire artists to show off their talents at Oxford Castle.
The pilot of a plane which crashed and injured Ukip leader Nigel Farage during an election day stunt was told by a judge to expect a suspended sentence for making threats to kill.
OXFORD East MP Andrew Smith said he was delighted Oxford was one of only 10 areas in the country to back political reform — and confirmed he voted yes to the Alternative Vote.
SUNNY weather and the only Vulcan bomber still flying brought thousands of air show enthusiasts to Abingdon airfield yesterday.
A CAMPAIGNING cancer sufferer claims to have been handed a “death sentence” after health bosses refused to operate on his brain tumour.
TODAY the Oxford Mail can unveil the dozens of county charities who have won a slice of £50,000 in Comic Relief cash.
SATURDAY’S RESULTS 7.45: 1 CONDUIT 4-1, 2 Kingsbrook Ciara 5-2 jt fav. Trio: (3x5x4).Trainer: Peterson. Time: 27.53. Westway Star (4) 5-2 jt fav.
Football NPOWER LEAGUE TWO Shrewsbury Tn 3, Oxford Utd 0.
THERE were cheers all round at one Brownie group this week, as they celebrated receiving £500 from the Red Nose Community Cash fund.
A FOOD BANK dedicated to providing supplies for families in distress said its £1,000 grant comes at the perfect time.
MEMBERS of the village youth club directed their enthusiasm to helping others in 1968. They organised their annual fete and decided to give all the profits to the British Red Cross Society diamond jubilee anniversary fund.
IT HAS been a while now since the speed cameras were turned back on, or were they even put back on?
WE KNOW very little about this picture A handwritten note on the back says: “Festival of Queens ‘60”.
Banbury spun their way to a six-wicket victory over Welwyn Garden City to get their Division 1 campaign off to a flier.
Fast bowler Usman Arif made a superb debut and so nearly guided Oxford to a victory over High Wycombe in a rain-shortened Division 1 match at Rover Cowley.
Opener Ned Murray hit a superb century as Horspath announced their arrival in Division 2 West by getting the better of a draw at Oxfordshire rivals Aston Row-ant on Saturday.
Teenager Matt Taylor made a sensational entry into Minor Counites cricket with three wickets in the first two overs for Oxfordshire against Herefordshire at Colwall on Sunday.
THIS is another photograph of Jane (or Shannon), the steam locomotive that ran for many years on the Wantage Tramway between the town and Wantage Road station, on the Didcot-Swindon railway line.
THIS team was creating school dinners with a difference.
THE women who ran our pubs weren’t always stuck behind the bar or in the kitchen.
WHEN Douglas Horwood showed promise as a young boxer, his whole family became hooked on the sport.
GREEN Party councillors are the last people who should be giving lectures on financial management at Oxford City Council (“Council denies hoarding cash, Oxford Mail, May 2) .
THE Oxfordshire ACF/ Corps of Drums were among 30 musical detachments to attend the six day National Cadet Music Concentration held at Altcar Camp, near Southport, during the Easter holidays.
I WRITE in response to GL Rendell’s letter (Oxford Mail, April 20), concerning the issue of parachutes in Lancasters.
List of 67 groups sharing the Red Nose/Oxford Mail prize pot
Thame Town suffered a heavy 126-run defeat against newly promoted hosts Burnham in their opening Division 2 West clash on Saturday.
It’s funny isn’t it, who and what we turn to when we feel at our lowest ebb. This week, after spending 20 minutes trawling through comments left on our website referring to one particular story – an article about a £1,860 away day for city…
I DO NOT know on what grounds James Westerhouse, in his defence of cuts to libraries, (On the Spot, Oxford Mail, May 4) seeks to call me either middle-class or a “deficit denier”, but he is wrong on both counts.
I, TOO, was saddened to see people celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden, and I commend Esther Hyman – sister of Miriam Hyman, who was killed in the London bombings in 2005 – for speaking out on this.
IT WAS almost a sell-out screening for the start of the Oxford Film Festival yesterday when fans of Alfred Hitchcock crowded into the Phoenix Picturehouse in Walton Street.
IN 1970 she was among the first women to give birth at a small specialist high-risk pregnancy unit at the back of the old Radcliffe Infirmary.
THE Government is looking for a new location for a bail hostel after plans for one in Headington fell through amid an outcry from residents.
The big question: where to go?
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, expressed unease at the way al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden died.
AN Oxford park erupted in a riot of colour yesterday as hundreds of people celebrated a Hindu festival.
Firefighters are tackling a blaze this morning on the Osney Mead industrial estate in West Oxford.
Boss Chris Wilder warned his players to expect a hard fight to get into Oxford United’s team next season, because he’s planning to bring in some strong recruits in the summer.
CYCLING enthusiasts will cross the country on a series of epic charity bike rides.
RESIDENTS have branded a derelict building on Oxford’s Wood Farm estate an “eyesore and complete waste of space”.
A JAPANESE hospital worker held a cake sale to help children affected by the earthquake in his home country.