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‘Positive day’: Education and childcare minister Sam Gyimah with pupils Maya Piaget, 12, and Phyllie Dolan, 12, on a visit to Heyford Park Free School yesterday

‘New free school will address demand for quality education’

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Two-vehicle crash at Golden Balls roundabout near Nuneham Courtenay

Two-vehicle crash at Golden Balls roundabout near Nuneham Courtenay

Creative: Songwriter Matt Winkworth

Songsmith and partner score £10,000 from Hollywood star Kevin Spacey

Vision: An artist’s impression of the accommodation

Care home student hostel bid set to go ahead despite fears

Location: The Wheatley Travelodge in London Road

Woman discovers hidden camera in shower at Wheatley Travelodge

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Austen Harrison died after a mirror at Hugo Boss's Bicester Village store fell on him

Judge delays sentencing Hugo Boss over boy's death at Bicester village after he was crushed by mirror

Visit: Lucie Mayer, left, with Green Party leader Natalie Bennett

Farm about to sprout

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‘Profound’: Herminio Martins

Obituary: Herminio Martins was an emeritus fellow authority on sociology

Successful: Sheila Smith had a passion for gardening and with her husband Errol won many Oxford In Bloom competitions

Obituary: Parish councillor Sheila Smith’s tribute will reflect her love of gardening

Coroner rules that death of Oxford schoolboy Aown Dogar was accidental

Update: Aown Dogar's friends and emergency services made heroic efforts to try to save him

How to find the best deal on your next used car- http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/cars

How to find the best deal on your next used car

Burst water main causes Cutteslowe Primary School to shut until Monday

Burst water main causes Cutteslowe Primary School to shut until Monday

Police try to reassure residents after man arrested for aggravated burglary in Oxford

Police try to reassure residents after man arrested for aggravated burglary in Oxford

Thursday’s letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?

Thursday’s letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?

UPDATE: Broughton Road in Banbury to remain closed following burst water main (PIC: Eynsham Fire Station)

UPDATE: Broughton Road in Banbury to remain closed following burst water main

Cyclist hits driver in face with helmet after road rage incident in Wallingford

Cyclist hits driver in face with helmet after road rage incident in Wallingford

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Police release CCTV image in relation to thefts in Banbury

Police release CCTV image in relation to thefts in Banbury

Police want to speak to man in CCTV image after Wallingford chemists hit by shoplifting spree

Police want to speak to man in CCTV image after Wallingford chemists hit by shoplifting spree

Two charged over burglary at Wantage funeral parlour

Two charged over burglary at Wantage funeral parlour

Scales of Justice: 18 cases heard at Oxford Magistrates Court

Scales of Justice: 18 cases heard at Oxford Magistrates Court

Sentence: Judge Ian Pringle

No jail for thug who attacked his wife after 20 pints of cider

The Guide: What is happening on the entertainment scene

The Guide: What is happening on the entertainment scene

Chance: Cheney School pupil Chanthe Powell at Lincoln College

University Life: How I got UNIQ insight into studying at Oxford

Privilege: Artist and new museum trustee Alexandra Williams

Museum’s makeover could cost up to £3m

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Roads gridlocked as schools return across Oxfordshire

Roads gridlocked as schools return across Oxfordshire

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Welcome: John Tanner at the house

Demolition for double murder house

Motorist is injured in M40 crash

Motorist is injured in M40 crash

Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is back after hacking acquittal

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Show your #suppawt: Assistant welfare manager Hannah Bryan with Moses

There’s no time to paws, let’s find new home for one pet every hour

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Prize: Jonathan Wynn with his Countdown teapot

Maths teacher demonstrates his winning ways with words

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Green will fight for seat on city council

Green will fight for seat on city council

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Homecoming: Oxford band Foals signing their new album at Truck Store, Cowley Road

Only Foals and hoarses as singer loses voice

Secure: Assistant manager outside Alisons Animals, Zoe Johnson, with Daisy the guinea pig

Pet shop ‘saved’ from closure by ban on commuter parking

Daniel Hunt

Boy pilots glider on his 14th birthday

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Draft proposal: WODC leader Barry Norton

Councils united in a bid for more political powers

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Arson probe follows huge straw blaze

Arson probe follows huge straw blaze

Historic: Dirk De Jager, left, and John Brooks in a 1947 Cisitalia car

Driving some laps in luxury

Sex abuse girl’s mum brands £16k payout offer ‘disgusting‘

Sex abuse girl’s mum brands £16k payout offer ‘disgusting‘

Complaint: Geoffrey Sharp received an apology from SCAS in 2013

Complaints about ambulance service rise but fewer upheld

Ruba Asfahani takes a tour around the Josh Kline Freedom exhibition, which includes towering Teletubbies in SWAT gear

Teletubbies get political

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Tough task: Town councillor Les Sibley will start judging entries this weekend

Feature: Now it’s judgement time as gardening enthusiasts show their ‘hidden gems’

Harmony Hachey

Woman stunned to discover camera hidden in shower while staying at Wheatley Travelodge

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Picture courtesy of Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue service  of hay bale fire in Hanwell near Banbury

Update: Photos show aftermath of major fire in field in Hanwell near Banbury overnight

City traders claim clogged-up roads are affecting their business

City traders claim clogged-up roads are affecting their business

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UPDATE: M40 reopens between junction 8A and 9 following crash

UPDATE: M40 reopens between junction 8A and 9 following crash

Cows (stock photo)

Intrepid cow escapes from Thames before firefighters can help

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Roll out the barrel: Chris Meeson gets ready for the beer festival at the Masons Arms in Headington Quarry, Oxford

Pub hopes 14th beer festival will be ‘ale and hearty’ affair

Second best: An Oxford South Midland 353 (CFC 353C) pictured in Gloucester Green in 1975

News feature: All aboard for a trip down memory lane

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After 13 weeks of vacuuming, brushing and painting Oxford Town Hall's ceiling is unveiled

After 13 weeks of vacuuming, brushing and painting Oxford Town Hall's ceiling is unveiled

What went down when Oxford rock band Foals hit town

What went down when Oxford rock band Foals hit town

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