THE breadth of women’s experience will be celebrated at this year’s Oxford International Women’s Festival.
Fundraisers for Wantage CofE Primary School have shown their grit after raising more than £3,000 to buy the youngsters a sandpit.
residents who fenced off a grass verge have been told to get off the land by the end of the month.
OXFORD Christopher Berry, 56, of no fixed address, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress in Oxford on November 16 and being drunk and disorderly in Oxford on November 18. Fined…
Bus passengers travelling from Oxford to Wallingford are missing out on a regular seat home due to overcrowding on the last remaining service.
A personal trainer found with thousands of pounds worth of drugs was the cousin of a man murdered in Oxford.
Bboth Didcot’s state schools now have a good rating following a recent visit from inspectors.
This stunning image of a pastel-coloured Italian village clinging to the edge of a cliff, taken by an Oxfordshire photographer, has won a national competition.
A HOUSE in Cowley Road is currently on fire, sending smoke billowing into the road.
Tim Hughes talks to the genre-bending musical visionary that is Fin 'Fink' Greenall
ABINGDON schoolchildren have unveiled a revamped gym, created with £20,000 they won for designing it.
THE MULTI-MILLION-POUND redevelopment of Abingdon’s historic Old Gaol will be finished by the end of next year.
GOVERNORS at Burford School have voted to proceed with an application to convert it into an academy from July 1.
DOCTORS in Witney have pumped £5.5m into their brand new health centre.
A NEW after-school club has been launched in an Oxfordshire village thanks to a Big Lottery grant.
MODEL train enthusiasts are going loco over their new test track.
AN OXFORD landlord has been ordered to pay almost £5,000 in costs after a faulty gas boiler risked the lives of his student tenants.
ABINGDON: A 26-year-old man has had more than £8,000 confiscated after being found with drugs.
OXFORDSHIRE: A date for the repatriation of a serviceman from the Royal Air Force Regiment killed in Afghanistan on Monday has not yet been set.
A MAN who has been missing from his Didcot home since Sunday is being sought by police.
BRAVE schoolboy Nicholas Rice tried desperately to bail out of a doomed aircraft after his tutor was killed in front of him in a mid-air collision, an inquest heard yesterday.
BALLOONS floated above an Oxford school as a charity day proved a soaraway success.
While the Critchleys Upper Thames Valley League programme was wiped out by frost, Mansfield Road, from Division 1, and Division 3A outfit Zubry Oxford beat the freeze by playing a friendly on Oxford City’s new 3G surface.
PLANS for a Sikh temple in Headington look to be back on track after the application was withdrawn for amendments last month.
Vale of White Horse Under 11s beat the big freeze to play their friendly against Jersey – but were caught cold in the opening exchanges as they slipped to a 4-1 defeat.
A 53-YEAR-OLD man was given a suspended jail term for possessing thousands of images of child pornography.
TWO Oxford women have been sentenced for benefit fraud totalling more than £17,000 between them.
Wantage-based jockey Cathy Gannon has returned to the saddle as she sets her sights on being fit for the start of the Flat turf season.
Calgary Bay, from Henrietta Knight’s West Lockinge stables, near Wantage, was allotted 11st 6lb when the weights for the John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14 were unveiled yesterday.
IN YOUR report on Oxfordshire primary schools becoming academies (Oxford Mail, February 7), county councillor Melinda Tilley talks of a “bright new future” for Oxfordshire education.
I was appalled to see Larkrise Primary School in East Oxford has been designated by Oxfordshire County Council as a failing school (Oxford Mail, February 7).
IT IS very popular to knock the postal service but let’s give credit where it’s due as well.
ISN’T it interesting that at the same time as Germany announces a record trade surplus of 188 billion Euros, Greece is “instructed” to introduce further austerity measures.
WHAT I’M CALLED: All sorts of things, from Rector, Vicar, Rev, Father, Padre, God-man, Oi you or even simply Toby.
Is your fridge door littered with magnets? Mine is; in fact 44 of them, ranging from reminders of places I have visited to a variety of messages.
A RAID at a Rose Hill home recovered four bikes which police believe were stolen from around Oxford.
ROMAN Catholic children in Oxford could be able to do all their schooling on one site if proposals to move a primary school go ahead.
WILL Kane, tight-head prop in the last two Varsity Matches, starts at hooker as Oxford University take on the Royal Navy at Portsmouth tonight (7.15).
A REPORT into the death of a Chinese prisoner who killed himself at Bullingdon Prison while awaiting trial found that despite being on suicide watch he was unable to phone his family for two weeks.
IT is becoming more and more widely accepted that animals experience many of the same emotions and sensations as humans do, such as fear, contentment, anger, happiness, sadness and physical pain.
AN unconscious woman was pulled out of a burning house in the early hours of this morning.
A BASEMENT playroom flooded under more than a metre of water from a burst pipe in Aston Upthorpe on Monday.
As one businessman in Wallingford rightly points out: “In the past, the internet was a luxury but nowadays it’s just as important as using the phone.”