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27 dead in crashes in Oxfordshire last year

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:43pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

TWENTY-seven people died in traffic collisions across the county last year.

Trial told how girl came home ‘bleeding’

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

12:43pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE foster mother of the alleged victim of child prostitution told a jury yesterday how her daughter was sent across the country for sex.

Masked burglars stole cigarettes from Chipping Norton WH Smith

Oxford Mail: Police are appealing for witnesses

12:31pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A WH Smith stationery shop was burgled for cigarettes in Chipping Norton.

Two arrested after man was in crash with Vauxhall Astra in Wallingford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:26pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

TWO people have been arrested after a man was taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Wallingford.

Police 'drugs raid' at house in Howard Street, East Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

10:15am Tuesday 27th January 2015

POLICE are raiding an East Oxford house as part of a drugs investigation.

Jake Blakeley 'playing stupid' to avoid blame, court hears

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A TEENAGER accused of knowingly digging holes to bury murdered Jayden Parkinson has been "playing stupid to win over the jury", the prosecution said.

Jayden trial: Jake Blakeley tells jury his killer brother was evil

Oxford Mail: Jake Blakeley, 18, from Didcot

8:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

A TEENAGER accused of helping his brother bury the body of Jayden Parkinson wept in the dock as he was told to look at photos of the two graves.

Jayden trial: Jake Blakeley, brother of Jayden's killer, takes the stand in his trial for preventing a lawful burial

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

2:05pm Friday 23rd January 2015

JAKE Blakeley, brother of murderer Ben Blakeley, has taken to the stand for the first time in his trial.

Head: 'Schools are confused over Goernment rules to keep your children safe'

Oxford Mail: Windmill head teacher, Lynn Knapp

8:34pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A HEADTEACHER has said Oxfordshire schools are confused about Government rules for keeping children safe.

Dangerous wiring found after blaze kills Kidlington man

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

A KIDLINGTON man died in a fire caused by poor-quality wiring done 25 years ago, a coroner ruled.

Burglar leaves dock with aside from Judge: Get a job

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A JUDGE told a burglar to “get a job” as he left dock after threatening him with jail if he misses a single probation appointment.

Skye's appeal continues to grow with £2,000 donation

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

YOUNG churchgoers raised more than £2,000 for a charity set up in memory of an Abingdon five-year-old who battled a brain tumour.

Organiser says festival too big as it pulls out of event

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 16th January 2015

THE main organiser of the much-loved Leys Festival has pulled out of this year’s event.

The expense of childcare keeps mums out of work

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 16th January 2015

OXFORD parents are being put off going back to work because of childcare costs, a recent survey suggests.

Anniversary revives memory of Churchill’s Bladon burial

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 15th January 2015

AS THE village bobby it fell to Donald Thompson to help prepare and guard the churchyard for Sir Winston Churchill’s burial.

Call to Oxfordshire women: ‘Let’s beat cancer and sign up to Race for Life’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

EVERY year, thousands of women dressed in pink swarm through Oxford’s University Parks in aid of a good cause.

Burglar who punched Oxford resident narrowly escapes prison term

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A BURGLAR who punched a homeowner has avoided prison.

Buckingham Palace honour for Oxford lecturer who set up student mental health group

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

AN OXFORD lecturer who set up a group to help students with mental health problems will be honoured by the Queen with a new award.

Five men arrested on suspicion of harecoursing offences near Abingdon

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:11pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

FIVE men have been arrested in Southmoor, near Abingdon, on suspicion of Hunting Act offences.

UPDATE: Elderly man missing in North Oxford found safe and well

Oxford Mail: thames valley police helicopter

1:45pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

AN ELDERLY man who went missing in his pyjamas has been found safe and well.

Disabled charity is fighting for future after cash ‘crisis’

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

AN OXFORD charity for the disabled is at risk of closing because of a financial “crisis”.

Five men charged after cash machine stolen from Morrisons

Oxford Mail: Police are appealing for witnesses

2:34pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

FIVE men have been charged after a cash machine was stolen from a Morrisons store in Banbury.

Update: Body removed from property in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

10:15am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A BODY has been removed from a property in Abingdon Road.

Honoured no matter where they now lie

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

FIVE months into a historic community project project and Thame Remembers is exceeding expectations.

A chain reaction as burger joint opens its third outlet

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

OXFORD burger chain Atomic Burger is opening its third premises on Oxford’s Cowley Road to keep up with demand.

Man charged over attack outside Oxford burlesque bar

Oxford Mail: The Lodge lapdancing club

12:19pm Monday 12th January 2015

A MAN has been charged over an attack outside an Oxford burlesque bar in September.

Grieving players stand in silence to honour ‘Prince’

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 12th January 2015

GOSFORD All Blacks began their first league match of 2015 in sombre silence in memory of player Stephen Edwards, who died on New Year’s Eve.

City residents cash in on the high cost of parking

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 12th January 2015

OXFORD’S parking is now so expensive hundreds of people are renting out their parking spots to desperate drivers.

Vandalised blackbird statue reunited with missing beak

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 12th January 2015

WHEN things go missing they are normally in the last place you look.

New parking spots for Blackbird Leys

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 12th January 2015

PARKING spaces for 23 more residents will be created in Blackbird Leys despite concerns raised by county council highways managers.

WEATHER: Snow expected in Oxfordshire this week + weather warning

Oxford Mail: A snow plough on the A420 near Cumnor

1:30pm Sunday 11th January 2015

A YELLOW warning for wind and rain has been put in place across Oxfordshire for next week.

One lane of M40 closed near Bicester

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

11:25am Saturday 10th January 2015

ONE lane on the M40 is closed because of an accident.

Waves created over the name of new £9m Leys pool

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 9th January 2015

SWIMMERS love the new pool in Blackbird Leys but some fear its name will lead to visitors getting lost.

Mobile stolen from Wheatley store has treasured last pictures of a dying sister

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

A MAN has made a desperate plea for his stolen mobile phone to be returned as it contains his last pictures of his dying sister.

Burglars target Faringdon home while family are on festive break

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

A FAMILY had their Christmas ruined after burgulars raided their home when they were away on holiday.

Police commissioner told 'Don't shift the blame' ahead of Bullfinch review

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 7th January 2015

THAMES Valley’s police commissioner has been accused of trying to “shift the blame” away from police ahead of a serious case review into the Bullfinch scandal.

Collision involving car and a lorry causing delays off the M40 near Waterstock

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:11pm Monday 5th January 2015

A COLLISION involving a car and a lorry is causing delays between the A40 London Road and the M40.

Vale of White Horse district council leader defends ‘appalling’ homes plan feedback form

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A COUNCIL leader has defended an “appalling” housing development feedback form that asks people to write on a 317-page document.

Films prompt young victims of sex offences to report abuse, say West Oxfordshire police

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 5th January 2015

CHILD sex abuse victims have told police in West Oxfordshire of their experiences because of film presentations, an officer says.

Leys pool proves a splash hit on first day

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 3rd January 2015

EXCITED children and dedicated swimmers plunged into the Leys Pool for the first time yesterday.

Oxford woman honoured for 25 years' service to relationships charity

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Saturday 3rd January 2015

ONE winter morning Maureen Buy saw an advert in the Oxford Mail for a part-time job at the charity Relate Oxfordshire.

May the Force be with you, even in rural areas

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 2nd January 2015

THE Kidlington police team have introduced themselves to almost every farmer in the Kidlington area.

Family pay tribute to crash victim David King, 32

Oxford Mail:

5:04pm Tuesday 30th December 2014

THE family of a man who died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon have said his life was “cut tragically short”.

Dispersal order helps drive out area’s antisocial group

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th December 2014

ANTISOCIAL behaviour has “vanished” from St Clement’s, in Oxford, thanks to a dispersal order zone, according to residents and police.

Firefighters tackle workshop blaze in Freeland

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

5:03pm Monday 29th December 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a workshop in Freeland, West Oxfordshire.

Thousands of animals stolen as rural areas are targeted

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 29th December 2014

PARTRIDGES, bees, snakes and swans were among more than 2,400 thefts of animals in Oxfordshire in five years.

Thousands flock to Bicester Village and Oxford city centre for Boxing Day bargains

Oxford Mail:

1:12pm Saturday 27th December 2014

THOUSANDS of shoppers headed to Bicester Village yesterday causing delays on the roads.

Smoke from industrial site blaze could come into South Oxfordshire, police warn

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

1:48pm Friday 26th December 2014

SMOKE from a fire in Hermitage, Berkshire, could come as far as South Oxfordshire, police have said.

Update: Traffic busy on all approaches to Bicester Village

Oxford Mail:

8:36am Friday 26th December 2014

TRAFFIC is still heavy on all approaches to Bicester Village as shoppers head to the retail outlet for Boxing Day.

Abingdon couple who ran auctioneers found guilty of fraud

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Monday 22nd December 2014

AN ABINGDON couple who ran an auctioneers have been found guilty of being involved in stealing a quarter of a million pounds from their customers.

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