THERE are 226 people walking around Oxfordshire today who should not be here.
Overturned Land Rover causing delays.
COMMUNITIES were given a taste of army life at the Abingdon Armed Forces Open Day.
PLANS for scores more homes near Oxford’s Barton estate, on top of the 1,200 already planned, have stunned residents.
BREAST cancer survivor Fiona Topp is joining hundreds of cyclists in a new fundraising event at Blenheim Palace, to support women battling the disease.
A TEAM who challenged themselves to climb three mountains and cycle 1,000 miles in 99 hours “smashed” their target by nearly seven hours.
THE principal of an Oxford college which offers a second chance at higher education has said students are being let down by the Government.
A SCHOOL headteacher has again raised traffic fears after it emerged a Marston pub could be turned into student flats.
People convicted of offences at magistrates' courts in Oxfordshire recently:
THERE has been something of a buzz around Oxford’s Dragon School recently.
STAFF at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils got up on the catwalk during their lunch break to raise funds for good causes.
IT may not have been on Cowley Road, but that didn’t dampen the festival spirit in East Oxford yesterday.
ORGANISERS of the Cornbury Festival have thanked music-lovers for helping to make the weekend-long event a “huge success”.
An unbroken eighth-wicket stand of 114 between Ed Barnett and Sam Lachlan saved Thame Town from defeat as their Division 2 West derby at Horspath ended in a draw.
HEADINGTON Women’s Institute Choir celebrated 25 years of song with a concert at the Methodist Church Hall in New High Street in 1975.
THERE were plenty of attractions, to suit all tastes and ages, at the Peers School fete in 1973. Richard Sullivan, two, and Stephanie Dix, three, were drawn to the British Leyland fire brigade display, where they were able to try on firemen’s helmets and hats.
SATURDAY’S RESULTS 7.35: 1 EFFERNOGUE BAD 6-1, 2 Morning Glory 5-1. Trio: (4x3x5). Trainer: Colton. Time: 28.15. Barnagrane Cait (5) 6-4 fav.
SERIOUS CRICKET HOME COUNTIES PREMIER LEAGUE Division 1 Bishop’s Stortford 239 (64 ovs, R Akram 120, E Brock 7-72), Henley 145 (48.5 ovs, M Roberts 50). Bishop’s Stortford 25pts, Henley 6.
THESE children were smiling at the start – but might not have been smiling at the end.
BARRY Symonds will not forget the day he was caught in the London smog.
THESE children were taking part in a ceremony which has happened only once in the past 60 years.
Aston Rowant never recovered from a poor start, but still made visitors Slough work for their three-wicket success in Division 2 West.
Nick Ferraby scored his second successive league century, but Oxford had to settle for a draw in their Division 1 match at Tring Park.
A BRILLIANT spell by young seamer Ashley Blanchard appeared to have set up a straightforward victory for Banbury away to Division 1 strugglers Falkland.
THERE will be a fair few fuzzy heads around Oxford today.Carnival weekend is the excuse many will have for being bleary-eyed in the office.
STANDING in a locomotive shed at Porthmadog, in North Wales, the North Oxfordshire village of Hook Norton seems a world away, writes William Crossley.
APPRENTICE star Saira Khan yesterday revealed she had been “hired” to return East Oxford’s carnival to the Cowley Road.
Victim was 45-year-old local woman.
YELLOW was the colour of the day as thousands of Oxford United supporters packed the Kassam Stadium for the club’s annual open day.
Lorry and car collided in London Road.
Deane Smalley admitted he and the other new faces were mightily impressed by the huge turnout from Oxford United fans at the club’s Open Day.
CCTV CAMERAS in Cowley Road may have just pushed drug-dealing into side-streets out of their view, a top police officer and residents believe.
Fatal collision in Bampton.
WHEN the CCTV cameras were launched in Cowley Road in January 2009, one of the main arguments against the idea was they would push criminal activity into the side streets.
Vernon Eric Reginald Died suddenly on the 30th June after a short illness aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Muriel, father to Mark and Adam and a much loved grandfather. Funeral service to take place at 11am on Thursday the 7th of July at St. John The Baptist Church, Kingston Bagpuize. Family flowers please. Donations are gratefully received for Marie Curie Cancer Care & The MacMillan Nurses. Donations and all enquiries to Tonks Brothers Funeral Directors, 158 Ock Street, Abingdon. Tel 01235 539444.
JOHNSTON Justin Ivor Hall Died peacefully at home on 25th June, aged 85 years. Much loved husband of Christine, father of Paul, Bruce and Brendan and grandfather of Samantha, Danielle and Joshua. He will be greatly missed. Funeral to take place at St Hugh of Lincoln RC Church, Hensington Road, Woodstock on Friday 8th July at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Sobell House or Churchill Hospital Haemotology Department c/o Jerrams Brothers F/D 33 High Street Woodstock 01993 811491.
WHEELER Baby Isabelle Ann Baby of Rebecca Barnes and John Wheeler was born asleep on 20th June 2011. Funeral service at St Mary’s Church, Kidlington on Monday 11th July at 11.00am, followed by burial. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for The Silver Star Baby Unit at the J.R Hospital may be sent c/o S&R Childs, 10 The Parade, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1EE.
JERRAMS Dennis In loving memory of a much loved husband, dad, grand dad and great grandfather taken from us one year ago. Sadly missed. With love from Enid, Priscilla, Deborah, Andrew and families.
CARTER Stuart 2 years today. A silent thought, a secret tear keeps your memory ever dear. With lots of love always Tasha and Donna xxxx
GOODMAN BUNT RANDOLPH In loving memory of my Brother Bunt who was taken away so tragically, 40 years ago today. We love and Miss you so much. From Malcom and Margaret xxx
CARTER Stuart 2 Years ago July 4th. Love always Kim XXX
Griffiths Jim (James William) Thankyou to all friends, family, neighbours and Jim's former colleagues from the Oxford Mail who attended Jim's funeral and seeing so many joining us at the Britania after the service. Also our thanks go to S & R Childs Funeral Service, Reverand Alistair Wood for conducting the service Britannia Inn for the splendid spread and service and a big thankyou to Doctor Ward and all the doctors and district nurses at Bartlemas Surgery, Philippa Lee and the occupational therapists, Maureen Kundel, Helen Lane, PPL Services and Servacare who all cared for Jim in his battle with Parkinsons. From all of Jim's family.