POLICE used the force helicopter to search for a "suspicious" man tonight.
East Ilsley trainer Hughie Morrison had a day to remember as Sagramor and Pisco Sour gave him a brilliant 188-1 double at Royal Ascot today.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to regulate how dog owners exercise their pets in Oxford are set to be approved today.
Revellers will this weekend flock to one of the last great free festivals – Riverside. Tim Hughes finds out what it’s all about
The trials of Mel Gibson, whose rants to an ex-girlfriend were caught on tape last year, seem like a curious case of life imitating art in this blackly humorous tale of a middle aged man’s emotional breakdown.
One inspirational man or woman can make a difference... in the classroom.
From getting married to starring in his first musical, having a baby to straight plays, Jonathan Ansell is pushing the boat out in all directions.
OXFORDSHIRE health officials are urging parents to make sure their children are protected against measles after a serious outbreak of the disease in France and other European countries.
A three-car crash on the A40 at Eynsham is currently causing long delays for rush-hour drivers.
AN ABINGDON charity which helps disadvantaged young people says some of its services are at risk after it suffered a drop in cash support.
A FAMILY is continuing to raise charity cash in memory of their disabled son.
PUPILS have been handed a year’s supply of chocolate for their energy-saving efforts.
JOYCE Silvester, who has died aged 87, was well known as a secretary for Oxford companies and organisations.
JOHN Bircher, who has died at the age of 81, will be remembered by players, supporters and management teams past and present as “Mr Witney United”.
A DEVELOPER has launched an appeal after a controversial plan to build 140 homes near Bicester Village shopping centre was refused planning permission.
THE number of people getting into debt in Oxford has risen by almost 20 per cent in the past two years, according to one of the UK’s leading debt advice charities.
A CLOSED allotment site will reopen after a council u-turn over plans to sell it for housing.
CREATIVE teens are being encouraged to get involved in preparations for this year’s Cowley Road Carnival.
MATURE students are juggling the demands of work and childcare to explore new horizons and show off their journeys into the world of art.
A KEEN artist has put on a competition for youngsters in memory of a friend who loved art.
MORE than 17,000 homes and businesses in and around Cowley are set to get super-fast Internet connections by the end of the year.
MARC Andrews made it two in a row when he defied rough weather to win the North Oxford Club Championship.
NURSES and teachers fear they could miss out on affordable homes because of plans to count hundreds of university staff as “key workers”.
ON almost any reading, the proposal by Oxford City Council to allow university staff the status of “keyworkers” to qualify for affordable housing is ridiculous.
OXFORD Cavaliers suffered more woe in the South West Conference, going down 36-22 to Bristol Sonics.
OXFORD favourite Jolly Poacher puts his impressive local record on the line when he lines up in the £8,000 Betfred Pall Mall Stakes at the Stadium tonight.
OXFORDSHIRE Ladies suffered a first-round exit in the John’s Trophy with a 120-102 defeat by Buckinghamshire at Prince Risborough.
It was a great night for Banbury as all three of the town’s teams won handsomely in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.
SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE Knockout 1st rd: Chiltern Forest 2, Burford 1 (Chiltern Forest first): P Mardon & C Kinvig bt J Wilks & T Dexter 1 hole; N Trew-Smith & J Benson lost to S Hopkins & B Carter 2 & 1; Finn…
OXFORDSHIRE’S Middleton Cup hopes lie in tatters after they crash-ed to a second successive defeat with a 130-119 loss against Middlesex at Banbury Central.
A MAN who has admitted arranging sham marriages told jurors he did not financially benefit from them and had only helped with travel arrangements.
OPPOSITE Long Hanborough railway station, commuters have to park on the grass verge alongside Hanborough Road, because of a lack of parking spaces.
I recently had to spend a few days in the Cardiology Department of Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital, having corrective heart surgery, and wanted to share my experience with you and your readership.
WHEN this Coalition took over from Gordon Brown they were quick to say that our national debt was more than a trillion pounds – or £1,300 for every man, woman and child in Britain.
IT’S quite interesting to see how Susan Thomas has been so taken in by the Labour administration spin that she states that a “much larger and more expensive Olympic size pool is to be built in Blackbird Leys to replace the smaller, yet well…
CONTROVERSIAL car parking charges in north Oxfordshire will be reviewed after councillors demanded a rethink.
WHITE Horse Harriers’ Richard Jégou took home three gold medals at the Midland Masters Track & Field Championships in Leicester.
I WRITE further to your article (Oxford Mail, June 10) that Thames Valley Police did not make clear that the old Block B was primarily used for storage and not essentially office use.
THERE is a serious anomaly in the £50 charge for controlled resident parking in Oxford, namely the many and varied loopholes in the regulations which allow free parking to non-residents.
YOU couldn’t make up the things some Conservative councillors say.
Hatti Dean leads Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s hopes in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase at this weekend’s Spar European Team Championships in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Insider is, of course, far too polite to accuse Ed Vaizey of self-promotion – but sometimes you have to wonder.
Oxford United have been drawn at home to Cardiff City in the first round of next season's Carling Cup.
BOB Pincombe was elected chairman at the annual meeting of the Oxford Bar Billiards Association.
Oxford United goal king James Constable can’t wait to find out when his team will play Swindon.
DIANE Wincott will go under the knife later this month in a bid to give her precious daughter and grandchildren their lives back.
AN URGENT review is to be launched into care home placements in Oxfordshire, amid concerns about standards, finances and value for money.