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UPDATE: Hundreds line Woodstock's streets for 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral

Oxford Mail:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.

Viability study is under way over 1,400-seat concert hall

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS for a £9m concert hall in Oxford that could house 1,400 people will depend on the findings of a new study, the school behind the plans said.

Doctors’ leader questions £55 dementia diagnosis award

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DOCTORS’ leader has criticised new plans to award extra cash to GP surgeries for diagnosing dementia patients.

Ancient woods are as pretty as a picture

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE changing face of Shotover through the seasons has been captured in a new exhibition.

Tributes paid to man found stabbed to death on Abingdon riverbank

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Residents invited to step up to new outdoor gym in Cutteslowe Park

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTTESLOWE has gained a new outdoor gym thanks to almost £39,000 of grant funding.

‘Save trees from chop to shield us from eyesore'

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that felling trees near the Port Meadow student flats could worsen their impact on neighbouring people.

Oxford school choir gets ready to sing with spirit at Christmas

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 20th October 2014

IT’S not just stars above Bethlehem stables that people will be looking out for this Christmas.

Littering could cost you £1,000 penalty and criminal record

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

NEW powers introduced on Monday could see people earn criminal records for littering, dog fouling and other antisocial behaviour in the city.

Blenheim Palace flag flies at half mast and tributes paid after Duke of Marlborough dies aged 88

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Prime Minister and Oxfordshire’s political leaders led tributes to the Duke of Marlborough, John Spencer-Churchill, after his death was announced by Blenheim Palace.

A34 partially blocked at Botley after crash involving several vehicles

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

8:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE A34 is partially blocked at Botley tonight after multiple vehicles were involved in a crash.

Council leader’s tunnel vision is branded ‘completely daft’

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

PROPOSALS that buses could zip around beneath Oxford in tunnels have been branded “completely daft” and “too expensive”.

Co-founder of politics’ ‘swing-o-meter’ celebrates 90th with Dimbleby Lecture

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

ONE of the founders of the legendary “swing-o-meter” used in election coverage will certainly be hoping everything goes with a swing today.

Chalk up some street art to get involed in the Big Draw

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE pavements of Headington could become covered in drawings by schoolchildren this weekend.

Friends and family mourn death of man dedicated to Oxford music scene

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BLACKBIRD Leys sound engineer who died of cancer dedicated his life to helping people make music, friends and family said.

Fire in toilets at Woodstock Road student accommodation

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

7:21pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A FIRE broke out in toilets at an Oxford student accommodation block tonight.

North Oxford pupils taught how to cycle to school in groups

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE PELOTON is a frequent sight during the Tour de France, but groups of cycling schoolchildren could become commonplace in North Oxford.

OAPs and students could move home in North Oxford

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

STUDENTS could take over a refurbished old people’s home in North Oxford.

Bicester residents view a 1,700-home extension plan to ‘eco town’

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 13th October 2014

PLANS for the 1,700-home extension to the ‘eco-town’ in north west Bicester have been presented to residents.

Bookshop to aid Gatehouse and impoverished students

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

A BOOK and a good imagination can provide shelter from the rest of the world, but Oxford student Richard O’Grady decided to take the saying literally.

Council sides with residents over train vibration concerns

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 10th October 2014

CITY council bosses have warned rail managers that residents could be disturbed by vibrations from a new rail service in North Oxford.

Football club set for pavilion transfer

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 10th October 2014

A NORTH Oxford football club is set to get two pavilions replaced thanks to thousands of pounds in grant funding.

Father and daughter from Witney will be joined at the hip for big race

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FATHER and daughter duo from Witney will run this Sunday’s Oxford Half Marathon tied to each other, in a bid to raise awareness about a rare muscle condition.

Council is bidding for Bicester to become new ‘garden city’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BICESTER could become one of up to five “garden cities” along a restored direct rail link between Oxford and Cambridge, it has emerged.

Power out at 900 homes in Witney

Oxford Mail: light bulb with power lines

9:12pm Sunday 5th October 2014

NINE-HUNDRED homes are without power tonight in and around Witney.

Power cut hits Witney

Oxford Mail: Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE) customers lost power for about an hour yesterday

8:56pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A POWER cut is affecting some homes in Witney, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) said tonight.

Delays after A40 smash

Oxford Mail: a40 alert

8:43pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A TWO-vehicle crash on the A40 between Witney and Eynsham earlier this evening caused delays to traffic.

Sun shines down on 4,000 charity runners at palace

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 6th October 2014

ABOUT 4,000 people raced around the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace yesterday to join the fight against heart disease.

Motorcyclist, 18, taken to hospital after collision

Oxford Mail: Ambulance board meets

7:48pm Sunday 5th October 2014

AN 18-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital tonight after being involved in a collision with a car.

Hospital photo exhibition highlights plight on nomadic Indian tribes

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN OXFORD artist is publicising the plight of nomadic Indian tribes with a new photography exhibition at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Call for action as sewage affects park’s duck pond

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

OXFORD City Council is being urged to carry out repairs to the duck pond in Cutteslowe Park after sewage seeped into it.

Fears boatyard plans will overload sewer

Oxford Mail: An artist’s impression of the Jericho boatyard development

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SEWERS underneath the Castle Mill Boatyard may be unable to meet the needs of a proposed development in Jericho, it has been warned.

Clean energy scheme in Oxford launches share issue

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CLEAN energy group will tomorrow launch a £1.5m share offer, in a bid to fund a network of solar panels on the roofs of schools and businesses.

Extra crews drafted in as cable sparks hold up at ‘hamburger’

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

MORE workers are to be brought in to combat delays caused by the discovery of a fragile electricity cable unearthed at Oxford’s Kennington roadworks.

Academy ready for Ofsted visit after a £2.5m revamp

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A PRIMARY school has reopened after a £2.5m extension and refurbishment gave it new classrooms and outdoor play areas.

Can you p-p-p-pick out the penguins in uni’s photos?

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

PENGUIN-SPOTTER is not a job you would normally expect to do in Oxford.

Northern Gateway ‘will increase traffic by half’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

MORNING traffic on a main route into the city could increase by almost half if a major development in North Oxford goes ahead, it has been claimed.

Villagers remember lives of men during First World War

Oxford Mail:

6:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

NORTH Oxfordshire villagers have really got the history bug after tracing what happened to their relatives during the Frist World War.

Sitting comfortably as new Bodleian library prepares to open

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

OXFORD’S most famous library will reopen one of its main buildings on Monday after a £78m facelift which saw even the chairs being overhauled.

‘Jargon just a pain in the knowledge spine’

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WOLVERCOTE residents have accused Oxford City Council of using jargon to make commenting on its Northern Gateway proposals “as hard as possible”.

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.

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