TEMPLARS Square Shopping in Cowley is hoping to make discarded cigarette ends a thing of the past.
PORT Meadow protesters took their campaign to the heart of Oxford University this week.
A CANNABIS farm and a suspected drug den in Oxford have been raided by police.
DON’T ever tell Richard Gardiner there are things he can’t do.
NORMA Whelan, who organised Wallingford Blues and Beer Festival for 23 years, has died at the age of 60.
TIM HUGHES talks to a modest artist making strikingly beautiful music: Co-Pilgrim star Mike Gale
A PRIEST who served as rector of a city centre church for more than 20 years has died at the age of 86.
A PHOTOGRAPHER and his wife have passed away within three days of each other.
THE director of a family farm business who had a passion for archaeology and local history has passed away.
SONG FOR MARION (PG)
THERE was little that could distract Oxford United supporter Les Denny away from his beloved team.
KATHERINE MacALISTER takes un unlikely friend to sample a healthy community association cafe
A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (12A)
RICHARD CAVE and family enjoy an action-packed trip to The Gower region of Wales
CLOUD ATLAS (12A)
GREG Barnes, who has died aged 40, fought a long and courageous battle against kidney disease.
Andy Ffrench is all at sea after a nautical-flavoured set by the UK's best folk supergroup
NEXT time you bite into a bacon butty or a ham-topped pizza, you could be helping others to flout the law.
THE Blackbird Leys community has saved a tattoo parlour from being permanently rubbed out.
AN ADVENTURE series harking back to the days of Enid Blyton is this month’s pick for the Oxford Mail Junior Book Club.
YOU’VE heard of cheese and wine evenings. Now the latest craze in Oxford is perfume and poetry.
ABINGDON Amblers Noel Blatchford and Judy Howard won 3km walk titles for their age groups in the Southern Counties Veterans Indoor Championships at Lee Valley.
PAUL Fernandez showed the benefits of six weeks’ altitude training in Kenya by finishing fourth in the Bramley 20-mile race.
AN injury-time penalty from Stuart Hole earned North Leigh their first victory in four Evo-Stik Southern League Division 1 South & West games with a 2-1 triumph away to Bishops Cleeve last night.
REPLACEMENT flanker Fraser Heathcote bagged two tries as Oxford University made it three wins out of three this term with a 26-17 victory over Crawshays XV at Iffley Road last night.
A MAN told a 12-year-old girl he loved her and asked her to have sex with other men to “prove” she loved him, the Old Bailey heard.
OXFORD: More than 1,400 county residents were caught without a TV licence in 2012, new figures show, including about 610 in Oxford and 240 in Banbury.
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent following a large fire in north Oxford this morning.
Oxfordshire's greenest festival returns with a great line-up
OXFORD: Lord Mayor Alan Armitage will discover his fate during a hearing next week.
A NEW hi-tech unit at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital is doubling the number of vascular surgery patients treated by staff.
IT must be heartbreaking for parents to say goodbye to their children, knowing it will be months before they see them again.
FOR sergeant Lorraine Banks, saying goodbye to her three children for months on end is the hardest thing she has to do.
OXON: All flood alerts in the county have been lifted by the Environment Agency.
HANNAH England decided against putting her name forward to compete in the European Indoor Championships.
OXFORD City athletes won four gold medals in the British Masters Athletic Federation (BMAF) ten-mile championship.
RED-HOT Oxford City Stars made it six straight wins in Division 2 South with a 13-0 thrashing at basement boys Lee Valley Lions.
Oxford Rugby League head coach Tony Benson says it is too early to set targets for their debut season.
Councillor Ian Hudspeth says (ViewPoints, February 19): “It was 13 years of Labour financial failure that got this county (maybe he means ‘country’) into the mess it’s in”.
Sam Waley-Cohen believes the main threat to Long Run regaining his Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup crown is likely to come from stablemate Bobs Worth.
Former Chinnor flanker Tom Johnson hopes signing a new contract with Exeter Chiefs can help him remain in the England set-up.
GAY rights campaigners are wrong to criticise MP Nicola Blackwood for the way she voted on the gay marriage bill.
Under 13: Banbury 12 (tries H Steele, B Brown; con Brown), Buckingham 32.
Danny Ligairi-Badham has been released as Oxford Harlequins’ head coach for financial reasons.
MAX Crocombe has been selected for the New Zealand squad for the Regional World Cup Under 20 Championship in Fiji.
I READ with interest Mr Tucker’s defence of UKIP members who were denigrated by a previous correspondent (Viewpoints, February 13).
I AGREE with Mr Maden’s sentiments about the nature of Mr Lee’s letter (Viewpoints, February 18). It seems some issues totally polarise opinion and some vent their frustration in others not agreeing to their point of view, by using abusive and…
PETER Rhoades-Brown is in the running to be named Unsung Hero at the Football League Awards next month.
MELISSA Hawtin led the way for Oxfordshire with a sixth-place finish in the South of England Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London.
THE number of people signing on in Oxfordshire has risen – bucking the national trend.