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  • Oxford City Council candidates

    The candidates for Oxford City Council elections on Thursday, May 3 read more

  • Skaters get top backing in bid to replace Botley Bowl

    A TOP skateboarder has backed a campaign by teenagers to replace a Botley skate park wrecked by arsonists. read more

  • GREYHOUNDS: Thursday's Oxford runners

    7.45: Lively Steps 2, Springlawn Jacko, American Dude, Grogeen Lodge, MINNIES LUSELLE, Holycross King 3. read more

  • RUGBY UNION: Banbury crowned county champions

    Banbury Under 16s were crowned Oxfordshire champions with a 23-10 victory away to Witney in the inaugural County League play-off. read more

  • Man shared hundreds of child abuse images

    A PAEDOPHILE has admitted sharing hundreds of indecent images online. read more

  • Lambs enjoy sunshine while they can

    THESE new lambs picked the perfect time to come into the world — in an unseasonally warm spell last week. read more

  • Cyclists press for safer roundabout

    PLANS for a £2m revamp at an Oxford traffic blackspot provide an ideal opportunity to improve the site for cyclists, campaigners say. read more

  • UPDATE: A420 back open after fatal crash

    THE A420 is back open this afternoon following the fatal crash this morning. read more

  • MURDER UPDATE: Haydan O'Callaghan remanded in custody over Aaron Buron's death Oxford Mail: Aaron ‘AZ’ Buron. Courtesy: BG Records

    THE teenager accused of murdering Aaron Buron has appeared at Oxford Crown Court. read more

  • New route for Oxford half marathon

    SIX thousand runners wanted for the 2012 Oxford Half Marathon in aid of Helen and Douglas House read more

  • UPDATE: Woman killed in A420 crash was 25 and from Oxford

    The woman killed in a collision between a van and a HGV lorry on the A420 this morning was a 25-year-old from Oxford, police have confirmed. read more

  • Sisters ride out in memory of father

    THEY may not have been on a bike since they were kids, but that is not going to stop the daughters of a popular pub landlord cycling 120 miles in his memory. read more

  • Golf centre will become caravan park

    Plans to convert an Oxfordshire golf centre into a caravan park have been approved. read more

  • Dealer is caught after four days

    A teenager caught with 126 wraps of drugs in his pants had “only been dealing for about four days”. read more

  • UPDATE: A420 still closed after fatal crash

    THE A420 remains shut near Buckland at the moment following this morning's fatal crash between a van and a lorry. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Stewart sees red in Senior Cup semi

    North Leigh are through to the Oxfordshire Senior Cup final after seeing off a gutsy challenge from Thame United 2-1 at Oxford City’s Court Place Farm on Tuesday night. read more

  • Ideas emerge on hall's future

    The future look of Witney’s dilapidated Corn Exchange and the facilities it will contain are beginning to emerge. read more

  • Pupils explore nature's garden

    A lottery grant and the tireless help of parents has helped children at one Oxfordshire village school get to grips with nature. read more

  • Thursday, April 5: Weber BBQs to win

    YES, it’s Easter this weekend - the start of Spring, of brighter evenings, warmer days and of course, BBQs (even though we've got this snow worry). read more

  • FOOTBALL: Highfield heroes grab Sam Waters glory

    WAYNE Blossom’s ex-tra-time winner gave Highfield Social Club a pulsating 3-2 victory over Kidlington Royals in a thrilling final at Oxford City, writes TIM SIRET. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Hinksey keep treble hope alive

    AFC Hinksey’s unique treble is still on after a 4-0 home win over Barton United sent them into the Hedley Toms/Michael Brown Memorial Trophy final, writes Tim Siret. read more

  • ‘New lease of life’ for college campus

    MORE than £1m is to be spent to give Abingdon’s college campus “a new lease of life”. read more

  • War medals stolen in raid

    DIDCOT: Four war medals and 20 commemorative coins were stolen from a house in Reading Road, Harwell, last Thursday. read more

  • Car fire probe

    ROSE HILL: Fire crews tackled a blaze in a car in Westbury Crescent on Monday night. read more

  • Appeal arrest

    OXFORD: A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police issued a most wanted appeal to track him down. read more

  • Director post

    OXON: General director of Garsington Opera Anthony Whitworth-Jones will retire at the end of October after seven years. read more

  • £350m resignalling upgrade

    A KEY element of work to modernise Oxfordshire’s Rail links with London, the South West and South Wales gets under way today, with the launch of a £350m resignalling project which will see trains as far away as Bristol controlled from Didcot. read more

  • David long

    LONG DAVID Peacefully on March 26th aged 72 years. Much loved husband, father and grandfather. Thanksgiving service to take place at St John’s Church, Curbridge on Wednesday 11th April at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o E Taylor & Son, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon, OX18 3LG tel: 01993 842421 read more

  • Sidney Cox

    COX Sidney Cleaner of UKEA (AERE). Passed away on 22nd March 2012 aged 65. Most dearly loved uncle and friend. The funeral service will be held at St Peter's Church, Didcot where he served the church tirelessly for many years, Monday 2nd April at 10.00am. Floral tributes or donations for St Peter's may be sent c/o R & H Barker Independent Funeral Directors, 40 Wantage Road, Didcot, OX11 0BT or Harcourt Road, Wantage, OX12 7DQ. 01235 510033. read more

  • Nigel Fisher

    NIGEL FISHER Photographer Died 3 years ago. Thinking of you everyday, never forgotten Lots of love Mum, Dad, family and friends and Spooks. read more

  • richard lamplough

    LAMPLOUGH RICHARD Peacefully on March 25th in the John Radcliffe Hospital, aged 79 years, of Carterton. Sadly missed by his wife Maureen and family. Donations in his memory, if wished, for The Haematology Ward Churchill Hospital may be sent c/o E Taylor & Son, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon, OX18 3LG tel: 01993 842421 read more


    Sylvia Beechey Wishing you a very happy birthday Mum and Nanna. All our love Gloria, Mick, Daniel, Claire, Kacey, Lucy, Dan and Sophie xxx read more


    ROBIN CROFT Treasured memories of a beloved son and brother on this your birthday. Loved and missed everyday. Mum, Dad, Tony and Keith read more


    PEIRSON Joan Aged 68 years. Peacefully at Sir Michael Sobell House on 31st March 2012. Dearly loved wife of Frank, much loved mum of David, Steven and Richard, a greatly loved grandma and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 11th April at 11.15am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Sobell House Hospice Charity c/o Edward Carter (FD), 107 South Avenue, Abingdon, OX14 1QS read more


    ROPER Ramon Passed away peacefully in the Churchill Hospital on 29th March aged 81 years. Beloved father of Andrew, Alan, Donna, Peter, Lisa and Philip. Grandfather of Michael, Hannah, Ian, Stephanie, Zoe, Abigail, Joshua and Jordan. Sorely missed by many more friends and Family. Service on 10th April 2.30pm at St Mary's Church, Great Milton, followed by Cremation at 3.45pm Oxford Crematorium. Flowers welcome or donations to the Blue Cross Animal Shelter. All enquiries c/o Co-operative Funeralcare 01844 260067. read more


    ROPER R.V. Ramon passed away on the 29th March, aged 81. Long time friend and partner of Jean. A kind, gentle and much loved man. I shall miss him. Many thanks to Dr Copping of Wheatley Surgery. read more


    Pollitt Rosalie Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Stowford House on Thursday 22nd March aged 89 years. Widow of Harry, Mother of Philip, Cynthia and Joanne, Grandmother of Claire, Lisa, Liam and Natalie and Great Grandmother of Alice and Bethany. She will be sadly missed. Funeral service to be held at St Andrews Church, Headington on Friday 13th April at 12noon. Family flowers only please donation to The Haematology Day Unit c/o The Co-operative Funeralcare, Cowley 01865 748855. read more

  • henry pimm

    PIMM HENRY The family would like to thank all who attended the funeral service, their kind messages, cards and donations to “MIND” and “Dementia UK”. A special thanks to the staff at Madely Park. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. read more


    GODFREY John Henry Ralph (Little John) Passed away on 24th March aged 20yrs. A much loved Son, Grandson, Brother, Uncle, Cousin and a great friend to many of which The family thank for all their help and support. The funeral service will take place at Witney Congregational Church on Wednesday 11th April 2012 at 2.00pm. Flowers welcome to Greens Funeral Services, 21 High Street, Eynsham, Oxon, OX29 4HE read more

  • UPDATE: Woman killed in A420 crash

    A WOMAN has died in a collision between a van and a HGV lorry on the A420 this morning, paramedics have confirmed. read more

  • Teen charged over Rose Hill stabbing

    THIS is the face of the teenager accused of murdering a man in Rose Hill. read more

  • Oxfam wants a million bras

    OXFAM has launched a drive to collect a million bras in a month. read more

  • THE DISABLED SPACE: I want a holiday from paralysis

    It’s Wednesday afternoon. Apparently the hottest day in March for decades. I decide to get off the bus a few stops early and hit the park. There is not a cloud in the sky, the sound of fun echoes all around me. It’s a taste of the summer and despite being ginger and already sunburnt I’m loving it. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Ducklington are crowned champs

    Byron Townsend netted a double as Ducklington clinched the Giles Sports Witney Youth League Under 10 Green League crown with a 2-1 comeback victory at title rivals Banbury United Youth Puritans. read more

  • Give us back our lifeline

    ENGLAND is a changed country – we had our own industries, the miners, steel workers, shipbuilders, our own motor company, our own manufactured goods. We came through a war. Today, we have no industry. read more

  • LIFE LESSONS: I wish I had set up my own business earlier

    This week we talk to Dave Beesley, a businessman and committee member of Oxfordshire Prostate Cancer Support Group read more

  • Solar subsidy a rip-off

    FOR those rich enough to be able to install wind turbines and solar voltaic panels, the electricity generators must, by law, pay the owners more per kilowatt-hour than the electricity is worth. read more

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