OXFORD: A man has been taken to hospital after a house fire in Cowley Road this evening.
SEVEN large electromagnetic parts have been stolen from Siemens Magnet Technology in Wharf Road, Eynsham.
NOT long after donating a kidney to save a stranger, former champion jockey Richard Pitman is preparing to race in a Grand National event again.
A DEVELOPER is holding an exhibition on its plans to build about 49 homes in Marcham.
FIRE crews are currently battling a blaze on Cowley Road near The Cape of Good Hope pub.
A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager.
A MAN who once told police there were bombs in the Bodleian Library has admitted another hoax.
TONNES more fun is on the cards for the youngsters of Cutteslowe after their local park got an exciting upgrade.
TWO benefit fraudsters have been sentenced by magistrates.
THE A34 has been reopened after two accidents this morning.
IT HAS been a lousy year – so far,” said the distinguished-looking man, a former staff sergeant in the Royal Engineers with two tours of Northern Ireland under his belt.
WHERE to begin with Matthew Bourne’s The Nutcracker?
FIVE girl guides are celebrating striking gold after their hard work led to top achievement awards.
Herds of alpaca enthusiasts packed into an Oxford college to graze on every cough and spit of alpaca life.
Bicester's eco town development is increasingly looming as an issue in next month’s Cherwell district election – with opposition even coming from within the ruling Conservative ranks.
TWO crashes on the A34 have closed the road today causing traffic delays.
A BICESTER fly-tipper has been ordered to pay almost £5,000 after dumping rubbish he was paid £30 to dispose of.
Robert Courts, 57, of New Road, Banbury, admitted drink driving in Middleton Road, Banbury, on February 1. Had 133 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath, above the legal limit of 35 micrograms. Given a 16-week jail term, suspended for two years, due to “high reading, previous conviction for similar offence”. Ordered to do 240 hours’ unpaid work with two years’ supervision and told to pay £85 costs.
WALKERS are being challenged to take on a marathon distance to help raise cash for East Oxford hospice Helen and Douglas House.
OXFORD’S quirkiest festival will be taking over the city’s pubs, clubs and theatres again next month.
AN ILLEGAL immigrant kicked out of Britain was back in the country weeks later to burgle an Oxford house.
Oxford United are keeping tight-lipped over goalkeeper Ryan Clarke’s injury – but manager Chris Wilder has no qualms about relying on Wayne Brown for the rest of the season if necessary.
TWO guinea pigs have been taken in by the RSPCA after they were dumped on a doorstep in Bicester.
Edith Langford secured a clean sweep of under 17 titles in the Oxfordshire Junior Restricted Tournament at White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre, Abingdon.
A WOMAN gave chase after a thief went into her house while she was putting out the rubbish.
Oxonian's Malcolm Rose finished runner-up to Fairly United’s Peter Oliver in the Charlbury Sporting 10 mile time trial.
Cholsey's Jon Merrifield captured the men’s 55’s singles title at the second Oxfordshire Veterans’ Tournament at Virgin Active, the Oxfordshire Health & Racquets Club.
North Oxford bid to make it two wins from as many matches in the Aegon Team Tennis League Southern Regional Division when they visit Maidenhead on Saturday. In their opening encounter of the competition, previously known as the NCL, North Oxford ran out 4-2 winners over Havant side Avenue.
Witney Town will be aiming to boost their Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division survival bid at home to Cheltenham Saracens tomorrow.
THERE has been no hint of panic in the Oxford United changing room, despite seeing their cushion over the sides outside the play-offs eroded to just goal difference, according to Andy Whing.
OXON: Hospital bosses in Oxfordshire last night were unable to say how many patients had been discharged overnight.
A MAN was attacked with a baseball bat while cycling through an Oxford subway.
First Great Western has begun to make strides in cutting overcrowding on rush-hour trains between Oxford and London.
THIS was the scene which led a passer-by to fear she was going to be shot in Oxford’s Frideswide Square.
JAMES Gaunt returns at scrum half for Henley Hawks’ home game with promotion-chasing Richmond in National 2 South tomorrow.
YOU’RE unlikely to agree if you’re reading this while shoehorned between fellow commuters leaving Oxford for London just after 7.30am today, but First Great Western seems to be heading in the right direction on overcrowded trains.
THE concept of divided loyalties will be alien for everyone in the crunch clash at the Kassam Stadium tomorrow, but there will be one Gillingham player with a soft spot for Oxford United.
Oxfordshire warm up for their MCCA Trophy campaign with their now traditional friendly against Bucks at Aston Rowant on Sunday.
VOTING has opened for Oxford United’s player of the season award.
North Leigh boss Mark Gee has urged his players to keep up the pressure on Hungerford as they battle it out with the Berkshire side for a place in the Evo-Stik Southern League Division 1 South & West play-offs.
CHINNOR head coach Jason Bowers has warned his players they face another big physical battle when they visit Newton Abbot in National 3 South West tomorrow.
Oxford City manager Mike Ford says his Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division promotion-chasing squad will be stretched to the limit as they start a marathon run of four matches in eight days.
SARAH Anne Williams was among hundreds of children who have been enjoying all the fun of the fair during the Easter school break.
A CITY councillor last night hit out at colleagues who denied him permission to open his kebab house longer.
APART from praising Cllr Keith Mitchell (Oxford Mail, April 4) the county council agreed last week to excavate more than one million tonnes of sand and gravel every year from the Oxfordshire countryside.
THE other evening my cousin phoned me in a rather distraught condition.
Your recent correspondents Messrs Saunders and Everett, do not, it appears, know the difference between taxi cabs and private hire vehicles.
IT appears the county council has not addressed the problem with the bus stop in High Street, Abingdon.