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Scrap man says dodgy metal police 'sting' harmed family

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A SCRAP metal merchant who cleared his name last week has spoken of the strain the case has had on him and his family over the last two years.

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe would have known he was doing wrong, jury told

Oxford Mail:

7:29pm Friday 15th August 2014

ANOTHER psychiatrist told jurors today he believed Will Blencowe would have known what he was doing was wrong when he stabbed Connor Tremble 15 times.

Connor Tremble trial: Killer believed 'someone else stole his body' and was 'cursed'

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

KILLER Will Blencowe told a doctor he was cursed, abused by his ex-girlfriend, and obsessed with the number 12, a court head.

Mother’s inquest anguish over son’s cell hanging

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE MOTHER of a fugitive found hanged in a Polish prison cell has said she fears she will never know the full story behind his death.

Connor Tremble trial: Psychiatrist says Will Blencowe claimed he was planning to kill himself rather than stab teenager

Oxford Mail:

1:50pm Friday 15th August 2014

KILLER Will Blencowe was planning to kill himself and went to make peace with Connor Tremble before he stabbed him 15 times, jurors heard this morning.

A-Level results: students with an extra reason to cheer

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MANY of Oxfordshire’s students who put in hours of hard work against the odds had an extra reason to cheer yesterday.

Mother and daughter were dead for months before bodies were found

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE bodies of a reclusive mother and daughter were found mummified in their dilapidated Oxford home after lying dead for months.

'Now I’ll always have a picture of Freddie with me’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

LEA Perry sought solace in the tattoo parlour chair following the death of his 10-year-old son.

Call for work to improve safety in busy road

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MONEY needs to be spent on safety imporvements to a key Wantage road before there is a serious accident, it has been warned.

Treasured bike stolen as soldier's widow sang at First World War memorial service

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A SOLDIER’S widow had the bicycle he gave her stolen during a First World War memorial service.

A daughter put her dead mother in a bath tub before dying herself, an inquest has heard

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

3:45pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A RECLUSIVE daughter placed her dead mother in a bath tub and covered her in sheets before she died herself, an inquest has heard today.

Young victim ‘normally good at crossing road’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy, who died after running out in front of a car, might have been in a “strop” because his mum would not let him have any sweets, an inquest heard.

Demand for 'worst road in city' to be repaired

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CALLS have been made to repair an estate road branded the worst in Oxford.

Drug arrests at Wilderness Festival

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:26pm Monday 11th August 2014

THREE people have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing at the Wilderness Festival.

Animal lover is heartbroken over order to get rid of cats

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ANIMAL lover Miranda Wiggins is facing heartbreak after being told to get rid of three of her pets.

Search for Cowley flasher

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:33pm Friday 8th August 2014

A FLASHER exposed himself on a Cowley cycle path in front of a 45-year-old woman.

Case review: Toddler’s death ‘wasn’t preventable’

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 8th August 2014

THE death of a toddler – who police believe was murdered – could not have been prevented, an investigation has found.

Toddler Sarah Dahane's death "not preventable" + read the full reports

Oxford Mail: Sarah Dehane

2:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THE DEATH of toddler Sarah Dahane last year was not preventable or predictable, an investigation has concluded.

Police chief says building public confidence key to effective policing

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE public is being urged to “ride along” with police officers to help boost confidence in the force.

Barton Legion closes doors as membership falls

Oxford Mail: Jim Lewendon

5:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

BARTON’S Royal British Legion social club has shut its doors amid concerns about lack of interest.

Homeless dance academy bids to save old church hall home

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

DANCERS want to save their home of 30 years from being demolished for housing as they say they will not be able to use the replacement building.

Five police face misconduct inquiry over Jayden search

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FIVE police officers are facing a misconduct probe over the search for murdered teenager Jayden Parkinson.

Fast-food workers beat man who moaned about his meal

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 4th August 2014

TWO kebab shop workers have been spared prison after beating a man who complained about their food.

CCTV blunder leads to graffiti trial’s collapse

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CONVICTED vandal accused of graffiti damage worth £4,000 has walked free from court, after prosecutors failed to produce evidence against him.

17-year wait for killer to be brought to justice

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NOT long after 3am on Tuesday, August 26, 1997, petrol was squirted through the letterbox of 156 Magdalen Road, East Oxford, using two Tango bottles.

Toddler found alone in busy street

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A TODDLER was last night due to be reunited with his parents after he was found wandering alone in a busy street wearing just a nappy and a T-shirt.

Fiaz Munshi murder trial jurors told to control emotions

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

JURORS have been told to put emotions aside when they decide if a mother-of-four killed two children in an arson attack 17 years ago.

County gearing up to host key stage in Tour of Britain

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

NOW Britain has said au revoir to the Tour de France, Oxfordshire fans are looking ahead to top cyclists racing through the county later this year.

Walk-through video gives a hi-tech view of centre plans

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN ANIMATED video has been made to show how a £100m redevelopment would change Botley.

Estate backs plan to develop ex-hostel site

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE plan to demolish a delapidated hostel and build housing has been welcomed.

Thousands get in the pink for race to combat cancer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 14th July 2014

CANCER was given a kicking yesterday as more than 5,300 women ran, jogged, and walked their way through University Parks to raise cash to fight the disease.

Prolific burglar says toodle-oo to the judge as he gets six years

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A THIEF with more than 100 crimes to his name said “toodle-oo” as he was taken down to start a six-year prison sentence.

Police probe possible links between Cowley Road attacks

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 10th July 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man was last night in hospital after being stabbed in the latest attack in the Cowley Road area of Oxford.

Man stabbed on Cowley Road in 'planned attack'

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:11pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A man was stabbed in Cowley Road last night in what police believe could have been a planned attack.

"I've got nothing to hide" arson death defendant tells jury

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ARSONISTS who killed a young brother and sister in a house fire 17 years ago have been branded “evil and sick” by a woman accused of murder.

Murder accused tells jury she has nothing to do with fatal fire

Oxford Mail: Fiaz Munshi pictured being escorted into court

10:44am Tuesday 8th July 2014

FIAZ Munshi has taken the witness stand to deny involvement in an arson attack that killed two children 17 years ago.

Drug deals and shoplifting on new Cowley inspector’s list

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

TACKLING drug dealing and shoplifting will be the main priorities of the new neighbourhood police inspector for Cowley and Oxford South East.

‘Mystery shoppers’ wanted by Thames Valley Police

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to go undercover and quiz police staff about missing pets and directions.

CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

Oxford Mail: CCTV: Two men wanted for Banbury shop cigarette raid

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

A STOLEN car was used by two thieves believed to have burgled a shop and taken cigarettes.

Jayden’s killer placed girls he dated ‘in fear for lives’

Oxford Mail: CCTV of Jayden Parkinson leaving the One Foot Forward hostel in Oxford to meet Ben Blakeley on the day she was killed

8:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

TWO former girlfriends of Jayden Parkinson’s killer have told a jury they feared they would die by his hand.

Jayden Parkinson trial: New CCTV image of teenager leaving home to meet her killer

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson leaving One Foot Forward

5:59pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE image of Jayden Parkinson leaving the hostel where she lived on her way to meet Ben Blakeley has been shown to the jury at Oxford Crown Court today.

Jayden trial: Former girlfriend says she thought murder accused Blakeley was going to kill her

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

2:11pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A FORMER girlfriend of Jayden Parkinson's killer has told a jury he threatened to cut her up in a bath.

Banbury grooming arrests: police get more time to question suspects

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:20am Wednesday 25th June 2014

DETECTIVES have been given a further 12 hours to question five men arrested on suspicion of grooming and abusing young teenage girls.

Man loses case that he is the rightful owner of £1m home

Oxford Mail: The disputed house in north Oxford.

6:30am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A CLAIM to ownership of a North Oxford home worth more than £1m has been thrown out by a judge who ruled the deed was fraudulent.

Man loses case that he is rightful owner of £1m North Oxford house after buying it from descendants of a Nigerian chief

Oxford Mail: The ownership of the house is claimed by Abbey Folami

12:51pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A JUDGE has this morning thrown out a bid by a man to claim he was the rightful owner of a North Oxford home worth more than £1m.

International cuisine provides food for thought

Oxford Mail: Pictured preparing for the international evening to celebrate diversity on the Wood Farm estate are from left, Kairone Vincent, Mya Walker, Karis Daniels and Amy Whipp

10:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

INTERNATIONAL cuisine was cooked up to celebrate the cultural diversity in Wood Farm.

Murder trial told of sister's 'act of revenge'

Oxford Mail: Anum Khan

9:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A SISTER plotted a revenge arson attack which killed two children after she was shamed in a family feud, a jury heard yesterday.

Woman helped murder children in fire, jury told

Oxford Mail: Anum Khan

11:50am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A 38-YEAR-OLD woman helped murder two siblings (one pictured) in a revenge arson attack in Oxford's Magdalen Road nearly 17 years ago, a jury has heard today.

Listen: 'Tell us who killed my son and take this pain from our hearts', including audio of press conference

Oxford Mail: Michelle Lavelle, Kevin’s widow and Lesley Lavelle, his sister, at yesterday’s press conference. Pictures: OX67725 Mark Hemsworth

6:30am Tuesday 10th June 2014

THE FAMILY of a man murdered 10 years ago this month have made an emotional plea for help in finding the killer.

Air base is told killing birds will not solve danger threat

Oxford Mail: A red kite in flight

5:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

BIRD watchers have warned RAF Benson will get no benefit from shooting red kites out of the sky.


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