BOSSES at a West Oxfordshire plastics factory which burst into flames have pledged to be back in production by Monday.
Vulnerable people have been given their own peaceful haven where they can learn new skills and improve their health.
THESE are the writers hoping to find out whether they have the literary X Factor.
A HOMELESS charity and a college have joined forces to create job opportunities for young and unemployed people.
Thousands of runners will be limbering up on the starting line for the annual Oxford Town and Gown race tomorrow.
THE Easter long weekend loomed and the weather forecast was for rain – but we didn’t care, we were off to Butlins!
With its sleek low shape, low-resistance tyres and hi-tech battery technology, Peggie has a top speed of 18.6mph and aims to be one of the most power-efficient cars in the world.
A West Oxfordshire community has pulled together to help its football club after it was ransacked by raiders.
ONE of the speediest celebrations of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee can be seen on railway routes through Oxfordshire.
PASSENGERS who had been waiting an hour at Charlbury station for their late-running train thought rescue was at hand when it finally drew up to the platform.
JEWELLERY worth thousands of pounds was stolen by a thief who took a suitcase from a train which called at Didcot Parkway station en route between London and Bristol.
HEADINGTON residents found themselves going postal after not knowing where to put their letters for the past few months.
MOUNTAINS – or even hills of any magnitude – are pretty few and far between in Oxfordshire.
TOURISM is boosting the economy in South Oxford and Vale of White Horse District Council areas by a massive £428m a year.
Sally Mitcham was baptised not in a church, but in a pub in 1976.
A SPECIAL school which looks after children with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties has been rated outstanding for its care.
These children were happy to stay behind after school and take part in the Global Jog.
BURGLARS forced their way into an Oxford charity shop before helping themselves to its stock.
Despite the blow of the burglary in Oxford, volunteers working for Helen & Douglas House in Didcot had reason to celebrate yesterday.
HARWELL: A 46-year-old man has been cautioned for possessing an imitation firearm in a public place after the weapon was found at the village’s war memorial.
OXFORD: An exhibition on controversial plans to build student flats on the St Clement’s car park takes place today.
BANBURY: A mental health carer accused of defrauding a vulnerable woman out of nearly £8,000 will appear in court in July.
Oxfordshire Basketball Cup
THIS year’s Carp League 2012 series got off to a flying start at an in-form Rissington where 11 of the 19 anglers recorded weights of more than 100lb.
Nick Harrison, 43, who works for tackle company Total Angling, put his experience to good use by recording a fantastic hat-trick of massive carp at Linear Fisheries’ Stanton Harcourt waters.
A man is facing prison after pretending he was a solicitor to bluff his way into a police station.
Abingdon’s Military Wives Choir will sing in public for the first time today.
Sainsbury’s School Games
ART is imitating film at East Oxford’s Ultimate Picture Palace with a series of works about some iconic movies.
The Conservatives have held their seat in a South Oxfordshire District Council by-election.
Oxford bookmakers are reaping the rewards of open racing on Thursdays, reporting a 50 per cent increase in business.
Greyhound Racing Association boss Clive Feltham has reassured staff at their tracks of the immediate future des-pite more uncertainty.
Sprinter Guinness Pirate, pictured, could be the toast of Oxford Stadium tonight as the Richard Yeates-trained runner gets the nap vote in the top grade D1 over 250 metres.
A TRAPPED workman had to be rescued by a colleague during last night's huge fire at a factory in West Oxfordshire.
National ABA Junior Championships
DEFENCE Secretary Philip Hammond has vowed to re-examine a contract for RAF air-to-air refuelling planes based in Oxfordshire.
National ABA Junior Championships
FRUSTRATED residents took a bag of human excrement to Witney’s mayor making ceremony to demonstrate to those attending just how bad their sewage problem is.
Simon Price won the Under 18 Oxford & District City Open Championships crown – aged just 14.
Michael Esnouf, of Abingdon Vale, won two medals at the South East Regional Youth Championships.
An escaped prisoner who was being hunted by police after allegedly assaulting a woman was caught by officers yesterday.
Riley A claimed a dramatic victory in the final of the Stephen Reiss Cup – lifting the crown despite losing the match to Oxford Bowls Club.
A 18-year-old will appear in court next month charged with dangerous cycling after a collision which left a 70-year-old woman in hospital.
FREE courses to introduce people to fly fishing are again being run by members of Farmoor Fly Fishing Club.
Oxford Food Bank is set to expand thanks to a new deal with supermarket giant Tesco.
THAMES Water bosses yesterday ruled out more serious water restrictions as flood alerts were put back on rivers in Oxfordshire.
TREE clearance work on an out-of-use section of railway trackbed between Oxford and Wolvercote has resumed after a compromise between Network Rail and Oxford City Council.