PEOPLE living near 18 rivers and brooks in Oxfordshire were tonight being warned they may face flooding.
HARMFUL tar from Oxfordshire’s roads is being recycled, remixed and relaid to save cash and the environment.
THE winners of an Oxfordshire school’s Battle of the Bands contest charged their classmates 50p to see them perform in their lunch hour.
BUS passengers in Oxford are being urged to plan ahead as a string of routes are diverted for the city’s big Christmas Light Night.
RIVERS across Oxfordshire have been put on flood alert as downpours bring problems for motorists, train passengers and homeowners.
We know him as a DJ, promoter and even a former Oxford City Councillor. Now Nathan T Pyle is branching out.
AFTER surviving a flu epidemic which killed most of her family, Florrie Pratt was lucky to escape the devastating bombing of Coventry in the blitz.
A WOODSTOCK town councillor has stood down for personal reasons after only seven months.
WEST Oxfordshire residents are being offered more chances to have their dogs microchipped free of charge.
It's not dross... just not very good. Jason Collie remains unimpressed by the second in Green Day's album trilogy
Tim Hughes finds singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright is on sparkling form with a star-studded show to promote latest album Out of the Game
CHRISTMAS came early at Blenheim Palace for the Living Crafts for Christmas show.
A CONSULTATION on proposed boundary changes in South Oxfordshire has been launched.
“LIFE is hell with happy moments.”
MORRISONS will generate up to £6.7m a year for Wallingford’s economy, according to the supermarket chain.
MUSEUM bosses have been urged to go back to the drawing board with plans for a new building in Woodstock before it is too late.
FESTIVE shoppers in Burford can compete for a timely post-Christmas boost if they take part in a campaign to show off the town’s specialist retailers.
MP NICOLA Blackwood has organised a public meeting to discuss plans to build 160 homes off Abingdon’s Drayton Road.
UNCERTAINTY surrounds the future of an Abingdon nursery building.
WOULD you bare all in the name of charity?
JOHNNY Mullins has left Oxford United after his loan was ended by Rotherham United.
SUMMERTOWN residents are hoping to find a way of making the area’s pavements safer.
Doubles from James Collins and Ben Curtis helped AFC Blackbirds to thrash Union Street 6-1 at home to make it seven victories in a row in the Oxford City FA.
THEY may be a bit itchy but moustaches are beginning to take hold on upper lips across Oxfordshire.
BURLESQUE is the theme of a calendar which goes on sale next week in aid of an Oxfordshire breast cancer charity.
THE widow of a man killed in an accident at a roundabout near their home has urged all cyclists to wear safety helmets.
CHARLIE Rowland’s superb hat-trick gave Vale of White Horse Under 14s a 3-1 win over Cheltenham & District in the Vale Cup at Milton United.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a promising law student who died after being hit by a car in Oxford.
A goal straight from the kick-off from Chris Murphy sent Berinsfield on their way to a 7-0 win in the Oxfordshire Intermediate Cup second-round over Kidlington Res from the Uhlsport Hellenic League.
KNIFE-wielding robbers escaped with a “large sum” of cash following a raid on a discount shop.
STUDENTS and beer go together rather well so there is something apt at the Lamb and Flag’s scheme that hives off profits on pints into a scholarship at St John’s.
STUDENTS at an Oxford University college are raising a glass to pub customers who have helped fund their studies.
A pensioner has denied stealing a Poppy Appeal donations tin in Oxford.
GILES SPORTS WITNEY YOUTH LEAGUE
Members of Pegasus Theatre, in Magdalen Road, will celebrate the venue’s 50th anniversary with a party on Saturday.
Plans to convert a pub into a house in Stanton Harcourt have been thrown out.
I THOUGHT that my article this week should reflect the importance that the Oxford Mail’s Jeremy Smith has placed on the need to improve the public toilets in Oxford City.
OXFORD MAIL GIRLS LEAGUE
THE BISHOP of Oxford last night described the rejection of women bishops as a “kick in the teeth”.
ALEX Stanley scored the only goal of the game as Didcot Town defeated Beaconsfield SYCOB 1-0 in the Red Insure Cup last night.
Neil Skidmore scored a hat-trick as Adderbury Park thrashed Charlton United 6-2 at home in the Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division.
MOTORISTS – fed-up of sky-high car parking charges in Oxford? Want free parking? No problem!
A SMALL point – I went to cast my vote for the new police commissioner and was dismayed to find that the voting booths were all geared up for right-handed people.
HONESTLY I just cannot get my head round what point Pamela St Clair (ViewPoints, November 19) is trying to get over in her recent letter in what she considers to be an excess of buses in Oxford city centre.
A WOMAN has described hearing screaming in the house where homeless man Denis Witney was allegedly beaten.
ENGLAND football manager Roy Hodgson spoke at the Oxford Union yesterday afternoon.
As my small daughter sobbed unceremoniously at the kitchen table because her dance class in the village hall had been cancelled, I tried unsuccessfully to explain why.
WE ARE glad that our letter about the reduced service of specialised Dial-a-Ride buses for frail and elderly people has interested your reader, Jane MacTaggart (ViewPoints, November 16).
I SAW the following notice in a book recently, which may be of some interest:
l REGARDING your report (Do we eat or heat?, November 19), I was somewhat concerned by the figures.