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9 essential Bullfinch stories to know

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 4th March 2015

Here are all the main stories collated in our special report into the Serious Case Review of the Bullfinch scandal

Evidence of gang's organised abuse was ignored for years

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

CHILD protection authorities feared an organised gang of paedophiles was prostituting vulnerable girls four years before Operation Bullfinch was launched – but nothing was done.

'Police failed victims of abuse gang and we cannot let it happen again'

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

POLICE failed the Bullfinch victims but Andrew Murray, the head of crime investigation at Thames Valley, says the force is adamant it will not do so again.

Bullfinch: Authorities missed opportunities to uncover grooming gangs

Oxford Mail:

12:59pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A story rounding up the report and reaction to this morning's Bullfinch Serious Case Review.

Blog: Bullfinch abuse scandal Serious Case Review - what went wrong

Oxford Mail: OM new bullfinch scr disaster header

8:00am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Live coverage of the Serious Case Review into the failings by authorities that led to six girls being groomed, raped and prostituted by seven men finally caught by the Operation Bullfinch investigation

Update: Bullfinch: More than 350 youngsters potential abuse victims as campaigner calls for action not apologies

Oxford Mail: Marilyn Hawes

7:46am Monday 2nd March 2015

MORE than 350 youngsters in Oxfordshire have been identified as potential victims of groomers, the Oxford Mail understands.

Weather: Snow and sleet forecast for Oxfordshire tomorrow

Oxford Mail: Snow on a branch.

6:42pm Sunday 22nd February 2015

SLEET is forecast for many parts of Oxfordshire tomorrow, along with some snowfall in western areas.

Thames Valley Police again dodge questions if it spied on journalists

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:00pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

TIGHT-LIPPED: Thames Valley didn’t rule out being one of report’s 19 that used Ripa

Travel: Finding the hidden charms of Brittany with Siblu

Oxford Mail:

8:20pm Monday 26th January 2015

Jason Collie finds an unexpected idyllic spot in Brittany

Weather forecast: little bit of snow tomorrow, heavy in places Sunday

Oxford Mail: Snow on a branch.

9:45am Friday 16th January 2015

OXFORDSHIRE is facing a snowy Sunday, according to the Met Office.

CPRE happy Crouch Hill housing plan thrown out

Oxford Mail: View of the proposed site from top of Crouch Hill.Supplied by Naomi Herring (15992724)

2:24pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

The director for Campaign to Protect Rural England Oxfordshire has praised the council for standing its ground over a planning appeal for 117 home in Banbury.

CPRE happy Crouch Hill housing plan thrown out

Oxford Mail: View of the proposed site from top of Crouch Hill.Supplied by Naomi Herring (15992724)

2:18pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

The director for Campaign to Protect Rural England Oxfordshire has praised the council for standing its ground over a planning appeal for 117 home in Banbury.

Man killed in fire in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

2:11pm Sunday 28th December 2014

A MAN has been killed after a fire in Oxford last night.

Update: Missing man Daniel Wilson sent to Littlemore for violent attacks

Oxford Mail:

11:38am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MAN missing for four days had been sectioned and detained at Littlemore Hospital following a violent attack, it has emerged.

Taking Back Sunday wish speedy recovery to A34 coach crash fans

Oxford Mail:

9:01pm Monday 15th December 2014

AMERICAN rock band Taking Back Sunday tonight said they hoped fans caught up in the A34 coach crash had a speedy recovery.

Five Tory Oxfordshire County councillors to refuse 19% allowance rise

Oxford Mail: New Oxfordshire county council logo

10:45am Tuesday 9th December 2014

FIVE Conservative county councillors will refuse to pocket any increase in their allowances if changes are voted through today.

Bicester to become a new £100m 13,000-home 'garden city' Nick Clegg announces

Oxford Mail: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg pictured during a visit to the North-East

10:29pm Monday 1st December 2014

A NEW garden city is to be built at Bicester as part of the Coalition's plans to deal with the housing shortage, Nick Clegg has confirmed.

New Found Glory: Pop Punk is not dead - it's bouncing around all over the place

Oxford Mail: RESSURECTION:  New Found Glory will perform songs off their new album

11:44pm Sunday 30th November 2014

New Found Glory – O2 Academy Bristol

What's your memory of the old Westgate centre like? Here's an interactive graphic of 16 images for a fond look back through the 70s and 80s

Oxford Mail:

2:30pm Saturday 29th November 2014

The death warrant for the Westgate Centre has been signed with planning approval for a new £400m complex. But here's a fond look using our interactive graphic of it in its early days...

frnkiero andthe cellabration: Former My Chemical Romance guitarist makes his own Way

Oxford Mail:

9:14am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Apologies to Mallory Knox, but Jason Collie goes along to Oxford O2 Academy to see how former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero's new band holds up

Family tribute to A4095 crash victim Richard Reed: We will never see that beautiful infectious smile again

Oxford Mail:

12:02pm Friday 21st November 2014

THE family of a 26-year-old man killed in a crash at North Leigh have said they do not have the words to say how the support of his friends has helped them.

Oxford webcam hacked by Russian site

Oxford Mail:

3:20pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A BACK garden in Oxford would appear to have been one of hundreds of webcams in the UK hacked by a Russian website.

Police investigating death of 11-week-old baby from Faringdon

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:23pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man is on police bail after an 11-week-old baby from Faringdon died last night.

Three more Oxfordshire stories removed under Google Right to be Forgotten

Oxford Mail:

3:10pm Monday 17th November 2014

A WOMAN'S conviction for planning to deal cocaine, allegations of cheating at an Oxford college and a £1.1m pay-out for a former high-flying executive are the latest stories erased from Google's search results.

Thames Valley Police hiding behind ‘smokescreen’ over spying on the Press

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 13th November 2014

THAMES Valley Police have again refused to reveal to the public how many journalists it has snooped on using anti-terrorism laws.

Ambulances told to steer clear of John Radcliffe Hospital and divert to Banbury's Horton

Oxford Mail: COMMITTED: John Radcliffe Hospital

10:50am Sunday 26th October 2014

AMBULANCE crews were this morning told not to go to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital accident and emergency department and to divert to Banbury's Horton General Hospital.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

Oxford Mail:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

Update: Fire at Didcot Power Station under control and 'no risk to the public' + Video of blaze

Oxford Mail:

9:08pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE fire at Didcot Power Station is under control and the smoke is not hazardous to the public, a fire chief has said tonight.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Friday

Oxford Mail:

6:44am Friday 17th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Update: Normal service resumes following delays between Oxfordshire and Paddington

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

TRAINS between Oxfordshire and London Paddington are returning to normal after signal problems this morning.

UPDATE: Two missing teenagers from Abingdon found safe

Oxford Mail:

3:48pm Saturday 11th October 2014

TWO teenagers missing from their homes in Abingdon have been found safe.

Apology after further train delays

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

6:42am Friday 10th October 2014

NETWORK Rail has apologised after First Great Western commuters’ train woes continued for a third day this week.

Travel: First Great Western train services back to normal

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:09am Tuesday 7th October 2014

TRAINS in and out of London Paddington are running to schedule this morning after repairs to signals near Slough.

UPDATE: Travel: Rail tickets from today valid for tomorrow as Paddington train problems continue

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:31am Monday 6th October 2014

COMMUTERS have been warned First Great Western services remain badly affected through the evening rush-hour because of the signal problem near Slough.

6 things you probably didn't know were happening in Oxfordshire this weekend

Oxford Mail: The half-marathon runners set off at the start of the charity event through Blenheim Park, with the Column of Victory in the distance.  Pictures: OX62519

12:39pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Pondering what to do this weekend? Here's six things that might catch your fancy + a few other things next week on our radar...

UPDATED: Fifty homes affected as burst water main causes significant flooding in Normandy Crescent in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WATER main has burst in an Oxford street causing significant flooding this morning.

Google wipes search results for 20 people's convictions after just one person's 'Right To Be Forgotten' request

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE convictions of 20 people have been wiped from Google search results because of a single complaint in the latest controversy caused by a controversial European privacy ruling.

Picture special: David Cameron hits the surf on holiday in Cornwall

Oxford Mail:

6:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron was back on holiday body-boarding in Cornwall today.

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Oxford Mail: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Live Blog: Follow our coverage this morning of the demolition of the towers at Didcot Power Station + Watch the demolition + Audio interviews

Oxford Mail:

1:51am Sunday 27th July 2014

Follow our updates and pictures covering the demolition of the cooling towers at Didcot Power Station

Watch: Police believe National Front and anti-facism demonstrations in Oxford will be peaceful but taking precautions + video

Oxford Mail: Oxford area police commander Supt Christian Bunt

8:33am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE have this morning said protests by a group calling itself the National Front and anti-facism demonstrators are likely to be peaceful but they are taking precautions.

Weather update: Mixed forecasts over thunderstorms but rain all day

Oxford Mail:

9:21am Saturday 19th July 2014

THERE are mixed forecasts over the likelihood of today's thunderstorms hitting parts of the county today.

Update: A361 in Shipton-under-Wychwood reopens after milk lorry overturns

Oxford Mail:

6:35am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE A361 at Shipton-under-Wychwood is now open again after a lorry overturned spilling 10 tonnes of milk.

Live Reporting the events of World War 1 in 'real time'

Oxford Mail:

11:38am Thursday 10th July 2014

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War breaking out, the Oxford Mail is reporting in real-time in this blog significant events both in Oxfordshire, across Britain and across the World.

Update: Missing teenager Rebecca Tremlett has been found

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:53am Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE have this morning confirmed that a missing teenager was found safe in the early hours of today.

7pm Update: Police still advising motorists to avoid the M40 southbound after fierce lorry fire

Oxford Mail:

3:43pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE M40 southbound will remain closed for several hours following a fierce hay fire on a lorry the Highways Agency has said.

Google removes first Oxford story about man caught shoplifting under Right To Be Forgotten ruling

Oxford Mail:

12:41pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A STORY about an archaeology specialist caught shoplifting has become the first Newsquest Oxfordshire story to be erased from Google searches under the controversial new ‘right to be forgotten’ laws.

Update: Police release on bail man arrested after Liberty Baker's death in Witney crash

Oxford Mail:

9:53pm Monday 30th June 2014

POLICE have tonight released on bail a man arrested after a schoolgirl was killed and three other people injured in a crash in Witney.

Glider comes down at the White Horse

Oxford Mail: Glider crashes at the White Horse

4:45pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A GLIDER pilot escaped uninjured after the aircraft came down at the White Horse Hill in Uffington this afternoon.


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