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Parking hike, road charge and pedestrian zone plan for city

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 23rd May 2015

A DOUBLING of parking fees and the introduction of road charges should be considered to drive cars out of the city centre, it has been claimed.

Helping dementia patients remember

Oxford Mail:

4:23pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A NEW scheme to help stimulate the memories of dementia patients is being rolled out in Oxfordshire’s hospitals.

Science campus will open its doors to the public for a day

Oxford Mail:

11:41am Thursday 21st May 2015

SCIENTISTS at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus are preparing to meet thousands of visitors this summer as they prepare for their biggest open day ever.

Students and elderly may share garden

Oxford Mail:

11:34am Thursday 21st May 2015

STUDENTS and elderly people could share “chance encounters” in a rose garden under plans to add college accommodation to a care home site.

Time gentleman please: parking limits on notorious A40 lay-bys used to meet up for sex

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Thursday 21st May 2015

NOTORIOUS spots used for sexual encounters on the A40 could have restrictions imposed to limit parking to 30 minutes.

Abingdon & Witney College taking over running of evening classes for adults

Oxford Mail: Abingdon and Witney College- Witney Campus Open Day

7:59am Thursday 21st May 2015

EVENING classes for adults in the county will be run by Abingdon and Witney College under new plans announced yesterday.

Goodbye ugly eyesore, you will not be missed!

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

IT HAD stood in the centre of Oxford for more than four decades.

Opening lakes to public could gain group a national award

Oxford Mail:

10:32am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A CIVIC group is up for an award for its major project to open Wolvercote Lakes to the public.

Oxfordshire's past treasures being digitised and saved in the cloud

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 16th May 2015

A VAST archive containing thousands of records from Oxfordshire’s history is to be safeguarded in a digital “cloud”.

Former Oxford City Council leader takes charge of planning and transport

Oxford Mail: Alex Hollingsworth

7:36am Saturday 16th May 2015

A FORMER leader of Oxford City Council will return to the top table to take charge of planning and transport.

Cycle lane needs extension to be safer school ride

Oxford Mail:

10:15am Friday 15th May 2015

CHILDREN in North Oxford have appealed to transport bosses to extend a cycle lane they use to get to school.

Oxfordshire aiming to become ‘England’s future economic heartland’

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

7:30am Friday 15th May 2015

AN EXTRA £9bn per year and a 135,000 jobs boost could come from a “new growth deal” to be put forward jointly by the leaders of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire county councils.

Field could go as housing pressure mounts

Oxford Mail:

10:19am Wednesday 13th May 2015

AN ATHLETICS field in Summertown could be lined up for almost 300 homes.

£450m plan to run new train services from Cowley branch line to new Oxford Parkway station

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 13th May 2015

THE cost of bringing a rail passenger service back between East Oxford and the city centre could be more than £450m.

Did Plague brought by Civil War soldiers kill Oxford's Lady of St Cross?

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 13th May 2015

THE mystery surrounding the death and burial of a 17th century woman at an Oxford college may have been solved.

‘We’ll keep taking the Tories to task,’ says Oxford's Labour Party

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 12th May 2015

SENIOR figures in Oxford’s Labour Party have spoken of their shock at the Conservatives’ victory in the General Election.

Runners pound streets during 34th charity 10k

Oxford Mail:

8:12pm Sunday 10th May 2015

THOUSANDS of runners filled Oxford’s historic streets once again yesterday for the 34th Town and Gown 10K run.

Car enthusiasts gather for Wallingford Vehicle Rally

Oxford Mail:

3:13pm Sunday 10th May 2015

CAR enthusiasts gathered for the Wallingford Vehicle Rally and Parade today.

VIDEO: Thousands of runners take part in Oxford's Town & Gown

Oxford Mail:

10:18am Sunday 10th May 2015

THOUSANDS of runners have set off on the Town and Gown 10K run in Oxford this morning. 

Eastern bypass shut by police after reports of dangerous driving

Oxford Mail:

3:37pm Saturday 9th May 2015

OXFORD’s Eastern Bypass road was briefly closed this afternoon, following reports of dangerous driving.

GE2015: Lib Dem numbers decimated as Labour surges in Banbury constituency

Oxford Mail: John Howson

12:57pm Saturday 9th May 2015

THE Liberal Democrats’ share of the vote in Banbury was decimated yesterday, as Labour saw a resurgence in support.

Raiders target Barclays Bank in Park Street, Woodstock

Oxford Mail:

12:41pm Saturday 9th May 2015

RAIDERS have targeted a Barclays Bank in Woodstock.

Hundreds of walkers take part in the 11th Pink Ribbon Walk at Blenheim Palace

Oxford Mail:

11:41am Saturday 9th May 2015

HUNDREDS of walkers set off this morning on the 11th annual Pink Ribbon Walk at Blenheim Palace.

General Election Live: Banbury as it happened

Oxford Mail:

10:05pm Thursday 7th May 2015

Follow live dedicated coverage from the count for Banbury

New rail link could be held up by row over impact on homes

Oxford Mail:

12:10pm Friday 8th May 2015

Dispute: Track work faces delay over residents’ concerns about noise and vibration

Popular tennis courts may be shut for Wimbledon fortnight

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Thursday 7th May 2015

REPAIR work at a North Oxford tennis club could put the courts out of action during their busiest time of year, the Wimbledon championships.

Pilgrim trail marks latest milestone on crash victim's long road to recover

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 6th May 2015

IN AUGUST 2004, James Bastin was hit by a car in Oxford and suffered serious brain injuries.

Volleyball club lands in a row over beach courts plan for Cutteslowe Park

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 6th May 2015

PLANS have been put forward to build Oxfordshire’s first two beach volleyball courts in Cutteslowe Park.

Counting the costs of welfare reforms

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 5th May 2015

Stephanie Ballard

Couple decide to call time on sterling careers in fire service

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 5th May 2015

TOGETHER they notched up nearly 40 years at Oxfordshire’s Fire & Rescue Service.

Call to honour missing martyr with memorial

Oxford Mail:

2:08pm Monday 4th May 2015

Burned: Mystery over identity of man who died at stake

Is a 'tidal' flow the way to solve A40 traffic jams?

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 1st May 2015

A “TIDAL” bus lane on the A40 approaching Oxford from the west is the centrepiece of new proposals to combat rush-hour congestion.

Delays in Summertown following collision between car and bus

Oxford Mail:

12:27pm Thursday 30th April 2015

Paramedics have been called following a collision between a car and a bus in Summertown.

Villagers back call for barrier to block out A34 traffic noise

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

Wolvercote: Petition organiser warns of bypass din’s health impact on residents

Oxford City Council's transport plan drive more motorists out of city centre and expand park and ride

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 29th April 2015

OXFORD City Council has unveiled its blueprint to drive more motorists out of the city.

Farmers expect bumper asparagus season

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

ASPARAGUS season is in full swing, with farmers across Oxfordshire now cutting and packaging the spear-like vegetables for sale.

Plan to revamp Oxpens given its first boost

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 28th April 2015

PROPOSALS for the multi-million-pound regeneration of Oxpens took a step forward yesterday.

Residents call for traffic-calming measures

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 27th April 2015

A “RAT RUN” road needs to be tackled after two pet cats were killed in two days with fears a child could be next, campaigners said.

Randolph Hotel: Historically important parts largely unscathed by fire

Oxford Mail:

8:57am Saturday 25th April 2015

A CONSERVATION group has said historically important sections of The Randolph Hotel were left largely unscathed by last week’s major fire.

Gloucester Green bus station getting a wash and brush up

Oxford Mail:

8:41am Saturday 25th April 2015

A MAJOR clean-up is under way to smarten up Oxford’s Gloucester Green bus station.

Police return to Mayfair Road house in Cowley as murder investigation continues

Oxford Mail:

7:07pm Friday 24th April 2015

POLICE officers have tonight returned to a house in Cowley after two arrests were made in the Barton murder investigations.

Traffic on A34 at Kidlington queuing due to crash

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

4:41pm Friday 24th April 2015

TRAFFIC is reportedly queuing on the A34 at Kidlington due to a crash.

Area around Bonn Square to be closed tonight

Oxford Mail: New Oxfordshire county council logo

9:13am Thursday 23rd April 2015

Bonn Square in Oxford is expected to be closed tonight from 8pm for resurfacing work.

Coroner says Kyle Byfield was stabbed in the chest

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A CORONER has said Kyle Byfield died in hospital after he was stabbed in the chest.

Two armed burglars chased from home in Carterton

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:13pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

TWO men who broke a door down and entered a house in Carterton brandishing weapons were chased away by the people living there.

Police hunt man after taxi assault

Oxford Mail:

5:04pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

POLICE are looking for the man in this CCTV image, after a man was punched in the head in a taxi.

Parrot stolen from house in Wallingford

Oxford Mail:

3:42pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A PARROT has been snatched from a Wallingford home.

One lane of M40 blocked after car ends up on central reservation

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

3:27pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A CAR has gone into the central reservation of the M40 near Bicester.

New-look square starting to shape up

Oxford Mail:

11:41am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE new layout of Oxford’s Frideswide Square is starting to take shape...

Mistakes helped fuel rise of £478k in cost of centre

Oxford Mail:

10:32am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

ROSE HILL: Price of new facility on estate hits £4.765m, report reveals

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