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The many remember how much is owed to The Few

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Battle of Britain’s 74th anniversary was commemorated across Oxfordshire yesterday with parades and church services.

School hopes new building is music to councillors’ ears

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A SCHOOL in North Oxford has revealed its revised plans to build a three-storey music block, after residents objected to its scale.

Headstones clue to Oxford's geology

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

YOU may not think the rock that makes up your grandparents’ gravestones would shed much light on the history of Oxford.

Striking picture clicks with judges in our photo contest

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE winner of the photography competition organised by Oxford Brookes University and the Oxford Mail has been revealed.

Scaled-down festivities for Christmas still excite Oxford traders

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE noise and sparkle of St Giles’ Fair may have been swept away for another year, but Town Hall planners have already set their sights on Christmas.

Friars help homeless at East Oxford medical centre

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MEDICAL centre for homeless people is joining forces with an East Oxford friary to help improve its service.

Motorcyclist injured in crash in Oxford's Woodstock Road

Oxford Mail:

10:28am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A VAN and a motorcycle crashed in Woodstock Road this morning.

Thousands flock to enjoy all the fun of St Giles’ Fair

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ONCE again St Giles’ Fair has been and gone, after the city was swamped with happy visitors throughout Monday and yesterday.

Writers join forces to open a fresh chapter for Oxford library

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WRITERS from North Oxford are to join forces for a fundraising event for their library.

Footbridge row delays plan to extend school playground

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SCHOOL playground expansion plans have been delayed by a row about a railway bridge.

Fears as boat owners’ group claims new area of riverbank

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

RESIDENTS say they are worried about another attempt by boat owners to grab land alongside waterways in the city.

Dismay as college fells a beloved 50-year-old tree

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A COLLEGE has apologised to residents in North Oxford for felling a 50-year-old tree without informing them or Oxford City Council first.

Authority ‘will not listen to local concerns over traffic’

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

RESIDENTS say they have been snubbed by Oxfordshire County council after they criticised the response to a major development in North Oxford.

Sale of community centre to start replacement fund

Oxford Mail:

3:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

A JERICHO community centre is likely to be sold to kickstart a fundraising campaign for its £6.6m replacement in a redeveloped Castle Mill boatyard.

Hitchcock at the drive-in for photography festival

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

AN “AMERICAN style” drive-in cinema is to take over an industrial car park in Oxford for five nights this month.

Church to be finished 100 years on

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

IT HAS taken more than 100 years, but a North Oxford church looks set to be finally finished.

College feels heat of its metal roof design

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A METALLIC roof of a college building could heat up a Jericho street in the summer, residents fear Concerns have been raised by those living in Worcester Place about materials to be used for the new roof of the old Ruskin College building.

Link road 'too low-priority' to be given £12m funding

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A PLANNED new link road on the northern outskirts of Oxford did not win Government funding because it was not listed as a priority, the leader of Oxford City Council has said.

Yours to takeaway... all the contents from ‘Posh’ Oxford chippy

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

BIDDERS are taking away more than just fish and chips from a Jericho eaterie.

‘We’ll pull out all stops to let people know about us,’ says new Diamond Light Source chairman

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE new chairman of the Diamond Light Source particle accelerator research facility has vowed to press the case for funding for the facility in the run-up to next year’s general election.

Firefighters ride to the rescue to hang photography festival banner

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS took on the task of unfurling a banner for Oxford’s upcoming international photography festival.

‘Death penny’ may unlock riddle of unknown soldier

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BRONZE coin could unlock the mystery of a man who appears on a North Oxford First World War memorial but not in official records.

Greyfriars ‘truly blessed’ by warm welcome at new home

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

OXFORD has changed quite a lot in the past 500 years, so the Greyfriars can be forgiven for taking some time to find their feet.

Men hospitalised and arrested as substance sparks ‘chemical scare’

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO men who sparked a chemical scare with a white powder ended up in hospital and under arrest by the police.

Residents urge council to tell them plans for traffic

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Wolvercote have called on Oxfordshire County Council to explain its plan to tackle extra traffic they fear from a major development.

Photographer son captures parents’ bond in final years

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 25th August 2014

IT IS a 60-year tale of love that ended in tragedy.

New paving stones ‘fine in Aberdeen but not Oxford’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BURSAR has criticised new paving stones outside his college, saying they would “be fine in Aberdeen” but not Oxford.

Bus firms ask to be let back into traffic-free Cornmarket

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

CORNMARKET in Oxford should be reopened to some buses, two operators say.

‘Ugliest building’ in Oxford comes down

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

PEOPLE working there joked that it offered the best views of Oxford – because they were in the only place it could not be seen.

Bus link gets boost after parking crackdown clears way

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A BUS company has announced more regular services linking Wolvercote and Oxford after parking restrictions were introduced in the village.

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

Opinions divided over future of Summertown community centre

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

OPINIONS are divided about whether a Summertown community centre should be knocked down and replaced.

Figuring out the way to make really clean energy

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world.

Comedy writer gets red carpet treatment for penning movie

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

WALKING down the red carpet for a film premiere in London’s Leicester Square is an experience no one would probably never forget.

Tales inspired by canal will promote historic waterway

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A SERIES of audio plays written by residents and produced professionally about an historic Oxford waterway are set to be published online.

Opening up the world of robotics

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A £15.6m centre in Culham, for training engineers to use robotic arms, has lodged plans for a 3,000sqm facility.

Plea to cut grass courts to make more space in park

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE number of tennis courts in Summertown may be cut to give open up space for other activities.

Civic chief calls for unified housing policy from councils

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 8th August 2014

CALLS have been made for Oxfordshire’s warring councils to create a unified plan for expanding Oxford.

Loss of his beloved lurcher inspired artist’s latest work

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

OVER the years countless dogs have walked with their owners through Port Meadow.

Sky is no limit as company expansion creates 100 jobs

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Innovative firm that began with three staff is on the up

Tolkien fans fume as author’s tree is chopped

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

BOTANIC Garden staff have been compared to an evil wizard for cutting down a tree that is said to have inspired Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien.

Heard the yarn all about a building made from wool?

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

SOME might see this as a wooly-brained idea for closure-threatened Temple Cowley Pools.

Community centre is saved from brink of financial ruin

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

CUTTESLOWE Community Centre has been pulled back from the brink of financial ruin after trustees launched a public appeal to save it.

Bringing home the truth of how many men were killed

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

PARISHIONERS at St Frideswide Church in Osney attended a service at noon for those lost in the First World War, marking the homes of local soldiers on a street map.

Bishop puts us in the picture about his passion for cameras

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 4th August 2014

OXFORD’s Anglican leader has spent most of his life devoted to the Church of England.

Gateway transport plans are criticised

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 4th August 2014

WOLVERCOTE residents have claimed transport proposals for the Northern Gateway business park scheme were “rushed through” without enough consultation.

'Time to move these boats on'

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE body charged with managing Oxford’s waterways has come under fire for failing to move on illegally-moored boat dwellers.

Pictures recreated using distant descendants

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

WHAT do Clive of India, Oliver Cromwell, Napoleon, Emmeline Pankhurst and Charles Dickens have in common?

Residents’ concern over cafe proposal

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

EXTENDING a cafe and takeaway business will cause distress to residents’ daily lives in Jericho, it has been claimed.

Car towing a trailer crashes on A34

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

1:28pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CAR towing a trailer has crashed on the A34 near East Illsey.

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