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Skye Hall's family: Our first Christmas without our brave son

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

LOOM bands are taking over the house of Skye Hall’s family as they prepare to spend their first Christmas without the brave youngster who died in August.

Man on drink driving charge following bus stop collision

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5:43pm Friday 19th December 2014

A Merseyside man has been charged with a drink driving offence by police in connection with a collision on the A34.

Petting zoo will give children close-up view of the animals

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 20th December 2014

A COUPLE from Wheatley have been given a licence to start their own zoo, the first of its kind in South Oxfordshire.

Motorcyclist 'punches pensioner and hits his car windscreen with helmet' after Cutteslowe crash

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:00pm Friday 19th December 2014

A PENSIONER was “severely” injured when he was attacked in his car by a motorcyclist in Cutteslowe, police said.

‘New £9.2m Leys pool’s too small for contests’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 19th December 2014

SWIMMING competitions planned for the new £9.2m pool in Blackbird Leys could be at risk due to lack of space, it has been warned.

Crash involving car and cyclist closes road in Blackbird Leys

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:30pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A collision involving a cyclist and a car has taken place in Blackbird Leys, closing a road.

Man 'exposed himself' to woman at bus stop in St Clement's

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:02am Thursday 18th December 2014

A MAN who exposed himself to a woman in Headington is being sought by police.

Six 'all clear' women told they have cancer after investigation into Oxfordshire Breast Screening Service assessments

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Thursday 18th December 2014

SIX women who were given the all clear after breast cancer screening have been told they have the disease following an investigation.

The barmaid who pulled her diamond geezer

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

WHEN 20-year-old Ann Comley pulled her first pint in the Cross Keys pub in South Hinksey, she had no idea she was pulling it for her future husband.

Bullfinch arrest man bailed

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:26am Wednesday 17th December 2014

A MAN arrested as part of Operation Bullfinch into child sexual exploitation has been bailed until January 20.

Operation Bullfinch police arrest man for suspected child sexual exploitation in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:05pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MAN has been arrested as part of Operation Bullfinch on suspicion of child sexual exploitation in Oxford.

Update: Man dies after crash on A40 at Burford

Oxford Mail: A40 alert

12:30pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MALE driver died after a crash between two cars on the A40 at Burford.

Ad libbing returns to class as new generation learns Latin

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

LATIN lessons are coming back to life for nine state schools across the county thanks to an Oxford University outreach programme.

Hamper prize kickstarts Christmas

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

CHRISTMAS has become cheaper for one Abingdon family after winning a hamper of food worth £100 through the Oxford Mail.

A young cancer sufferer has become Santa’s little helper

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 15th December 2014

Mikayla Beames may only be nine but she is battling brain cancer and helping other children doing the same.

Camilla hosts a Christmas party for Helen House families

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

CHILDREN from Helen & Douglas House joined Cam-illa, Duchess of Cornwall, for sausages and mash and to decorate the royal Christmas tree.

Police play Santa to people in need

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 13th December 2014

POLICE are making sure vulnerable and elderly people have everything they need for Christmas by delivering hampers across the county.

Two 16-year-old girls attacked in Oxford by man demanding their mobile phones

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:53pm Friday 12th December 2014

TWO teenage girls were attacked in Staverton Road last night. 

UPDATE: Delays of an hour at Oxford Airport after airspace closure in London + VIDEO

Oxford Mail:

4:38pm Friday 12th December 2014

PLANES at Oxford Airport will be taking off about an hour behind schedule as air traffic problems ease.

Students' Christmas song cover looks like a viral charity hit

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 15th December 2014

STUDENT singers are raising smiles and money for Helen & Douglas House with a festive music video.

Schools told to improve Key Stage 2 as Oxfordshire dips below national average + results tables

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 12th December 2014

PRIMARY school children have kept the county’s test scores in SATs steady but Oxfordshire is no longer ahead of the national average.

Bodleian's tapping in to a digital age

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 12th December 2014

THE Bodleian Library is more than 400 years old but it is being brought into the modern age with a donation of new technology.

Pye Homes man badgered over removal of sett in Kidlington

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Friday 12th December 2014

RESIDENTS who have fought the destruction of a badger sett say they are furious that a housing developer has been given more time to close it off.

Teenager sexually assaulted in park by man who asked her for a lighter

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:19am Thursday 11th December 2014

A TEENAGER was sexually assaulted by a stranger in a park in Wallingford.

Young imaginations fired up with glimpse into jobs world

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

SCHOOL pupils in Carterton have been finding out what they could be when they grow up, from authors to zoo keepers.

Architectural gems compete for prestigious civic awards

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

THREE Oxford buildings have been shortlisted in the 2015 Civic Trust Awards in recognition of their outstanding architecture.

Lights transform towns into winter wonderland

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 8th December 2014

THOUSANDS of people enjoyed the sparkle of Christmas lights being switched on across Oxfordshire.

Two cars collide near junction nine of the M40

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

5:26pm Sunday 7th December 2014

Traffic is queuing on the A34 near Bicester following a two-vehicle collision this afternoon.

Suspects questioned about sex trafficking after raids in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

TWO people were last night being questioned after police investigating sex trafficking raided a guest house and seven other buildings in Oxford.

'Austerity war' killed our brothers, say campaigners

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 29th November 2014

TWO sisters of men who starved to death after having their benefits slashed united for a desperate plea to find out why their brothers died.

Oxford teenager wants safer walk to school

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 1st December 2014

A TEENAGER has launched a campaign to make his walk to school in North Oxford and Summertown safer.

Musical magic wins teenager arts prize

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

AGED just 17, Tasha Covill has composed an award-winning piece of music.

State-of-the-art pool nears completion in £9m revamp

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

BLACKBIRD Leys’s new pool is set to make a splash as the 18-month construction project comes to an end.

Fans queue for almost eight hours to meet broadcaster David Attenborough in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

6:17pm Thursday 27th November 2014

David Attenborough fans queued for up to seven and a half hours to meet the broadcaster and nature expert at a book signing in Oxford today.

Pedestrian injured in Woodstock accident is still in hospital

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

1:11pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A pedestrian who suffered serious leg injuries in a collision with a car is still in hospital, police said today.

Baby was ‘at home with dad when he stopped breathing’

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Thursday 27th November 2014

AN 11-week-old baby whose death police are treating as suspicious has been named as Jayden Saxton.

Voters going to polls in not one but three by-elections

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 27th November 2014

LACKBIRD Leys voters will decide who they want representing them in their councils in three by-elections today.

Missing teenager Tommy Lewis could be in Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage or Grove

Oxford Mail:

4:21pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A TEENAGER reported missing could be in Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage or Grove.

Overturned lorry delays A420 traffic

Oxford Mail:

11:47am Wednesday 26th November 2014

A LORRY has turned on its side on a roundabout in Kingston Bagpuize, blocking traffic on the A420 and A415.

Police are called in over death of Connor Sparrowhawk

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 26th November 2014

POLICE are investigating the death of teenager Connor Sparrowhawk, who died in the bath at a Headington NHS facility last year.

Abuse charity planning to train and spread network across Thames Valley

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

AN Oxfordshire domestic abuse charity is going to expand throughout the Thames Valley as it eyes its 10th birthday.

Man arrested following rape outside Kidlington pub

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:26pm Monday 24th November 2014

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped outside a pub in Kidlington.

Man arrested following rape outside Kidlington pub

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:24pm Monday 24th November 2014

A man has been arrested after a woman was raped outside a pub in Kidlington.

Man steals woman's shopping

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

1:38pm Monday 24th November 2014

A MAN stole a woman’s shopping in Didcot after pushing her into the boot of her car.

A44 at Wootton re-opens after accident

Oxford Mail:

9:46am Monday 24th November 2014

THE A44 near Wootton, West Oxfordshire has reopened in both directions after an accident.

Two-week gun amnesty begins in move to reduce firearm crime

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 24th November 2014

GUN owners will be able to hand in their firearms without fear of prosecution for two weeks from today.

Austerity protest moves to PM's 'doorstep' in Witney

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 24th November 2014

THE sisters of two men who starved to death following benefits errors are meeting for the first time to campaign against the Government’s austerity measures.

Detectives wait on post-mortem results over 11-week-old baby's death

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:42pm Friday 21st November 2014

DETECTIVES are unlikely to know what killed an 11-week-old boy from Faringdon for at least a week.

Gong proves food critic got it wrong

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

NOT many restaurants bounce back after being slated by The Times’s star reviewer Giles Coren.

Family's Pomeranian dog blinded after being savaged by Japanese Akita-type dog during day-out in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

A FAMILY has been “traumatised” after their pet dog was blinded in a vicious attack from another dog in Banbury.

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