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Police parking poser leads to a ‘bad neighbours’ jibe

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARKING problems in Kidlington caused by police will not be stopped by proposed restrictions, according to frustrated residents.

Call to bowl along to keep this Leys club going

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BOWLERS in Blackbird Leys urgently need more members to keep their clubhouse intact.

Villagers plan to install a life-saving defibrillator

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SOUTH HINKSEY Parish Council hopes a village defibrillator might save lives.

Celebrities in swing for big hospice golf day

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUNDRAISERS swung into action and raised more than £12,000 for East Oxford hospice Helen & Douglas House.

Music producer’s on song with Thames’ charity walk

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MUSIC producer who tours the world with famous acts raised more than £1,000 for an arts project by walking from Oxford to London.

Talks to tap into residents’ wide areas of knowledge

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMUNITY-LED series of lectures by West Oxford residents is set to return later next month.

New food bank collection ‘will meet rising demand’

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE manager of a Kidlington foodbank said the latest collection point to be opened at a village supermarket will help meet rising demand.

More delays before new skatepark is due to open

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED equipment for the skatepark in Fry’s Hill Park has been delayed by another five weeks.

Botley Road to partially close overnight for three days for emergency repair works

Oxford Mail:

5:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

EMERGENCY roadworks in Botley Road will be starting tonight.

Centre a huge step in helping children walk

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

IN 1994, when her 22-month-old daughter was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Pip Hoyer Millar was desperate to find the right treatment for her.

A tribute for refusing to accept status quo

Oxford Mail: COMMENT: Villagers are still not any better off

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WHEN Pip Hoyer Millar found there was nothing in the UK to help her daughter Minty with her cerebral palsy she started on a road that led to the foundtion of the Footsteps Centre.

Man still fighting for life after Sandford Road bridge fall

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man was yesterday still fighting for his life in hospital after falling from a bridge and colliding with a vehicle.

Prince Andrew at RAF Benson as the Merlin helicopter squadron is disbanded

Oxford Mail:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FORMER Royal Navy helicopter pilot Prince Andrew has visited RAF Benson as one of the air base’s helicopter squadrons was officially disbanded.

Winter warmer makes £1,260 for MS charity

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WINTER may be just around the corner but Hilary Lord’s new quilt means she is now prepared.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Catch up on all the issues and quips raised by our readers in their Letters to the Editor today.

Poet’s verse has chance to fit the bill

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WHEN poet Stephen Santus saw his poem In a Restaurant come third in the Bridport Prize competition in 2012 he went away with a smile on his face and thought no more of it.

Lewis star eyes show exit

Oxford Mail: Kevin Whately stars in the new series of Lewis

2:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LEWIS star Kevin Whately has said he only wants to appear in one more series of the Oxford-based TV drama.

A40 reopened after crash between Ducklington Lane and Eynsham Roundabout

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:42am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE A40 has reopened after a one-car crash.

Church is pulling out stops for its £200k organ appeal

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN OXFORD church is hoping to raise funds to make sure that it never has to pipe down.

Harry helps cook up a storm at food festival

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT was a delicious day out at Thame Food Festival on Saturday as chefs from around the world cooked up a storm in the town.

Hundreds of home without power in Freeland near Witney

Oxford Mail: light bulb with power lines

11:52am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HUNDREDS of homes in West Oxfordshire are without power after overhead electricity lines collapsed.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with car near Dorchester

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

11:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a BMW.

College’s plans under scrutiny

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

11:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK could start on expanding a college in Blackbird Leys if plans are approved tomorrow.

Be prepared and be seen this autumn

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

One great advantage of cycling is that journey times are predictable: you always know exactly how long a trip’s going to take because you don’t get stuck in traffic jams.

Question hangs on temperament

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

David Quinn reports on the Oxfordshire Quiz league, as the curtain comes down on the present campaign in the Premier Division of the Summer Leagues

Sharing a passion for singing that we all have in common

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THIS summer saw the best of Oxford’s talent represented at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. Comedy groups Oxford Revue and Oxford Imps performed, as well as newer comedy shows such as ‘Big Brass’ and ‘No Strings’. But the largest group of Oxford students at the Fringe were there to sing a capella. The Oxford Gargoyles, Out Of The Blue, The Oxford Alternotives, In The Pink and The Oxford Belles all took shows to Edinburgh last month. Emma Fox and Daniel Overin of The Oxford Gargoyles explain the popularity of a cappella and reminisce on their time at the Fringe.

Breast cancer charity event has the Market Place in a spin

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE was something for everyone at this year’s Abingdon’s Splash of Pink day.

Derek Measor's wife says his death tore her world apart as killer driver avoids jail

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WIDOW whose husband was killed while cycling yesterday told a court it was the worst day of her life.

Drivers facing long delays on roads around Oxford this morning

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

8:49am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing long delays around Oxford on the A34, A40 and A44 this morning.

Group urges council to sell it Temple Cowley pools

Oxford Mail: Splashing out at Temple Cowley Pool

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have urged Oxford City Council to accept their bid to buy Temple Cowley Pools for the community.

Man collapsed in street

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man was taken to hospital yesterday after collapsing outside McDonald’s in Cornmarket Street.

Rethink on late-night drink levy

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BARS and clubs in Oxford could soon be charged for serving alcohol after midnight.

Crash shuts off road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A crash outside Eynsham Hall shut off the A4095 yesterday morning.

Russell’s taste of honey is the bees Leys

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE are some unusual visitors in Blackbird Leys creating a bit of a buzz.

Girls get some coaching from a top GB runner

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

PUPILS at d’Overbroecks College pulled on their running shoes yesterday as 2002 Commonwealth Games 400m relay silver medallist Lesley Owusu gave them advice on how to succeed in both sport and life.

Seven deny child sex exploitation charges

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Seven people, all from Banbury, denied child sexual exploitation charges at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

New Bodleian reopens

Oxford Mail: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The University of Oxford’s Weston Library, also known as the New Bodleian, reopened yesterday to academics.

Land hearing continues

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A hearing to decide whether land in Northway should be protected will continue this morning.

University lecturers to decide over strike

Oxford Mail: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Lecturers at Oxford University who are part of the University and College Union (UCU) will decide in the next few weeks whether they want to strike in a row over pensions.

Teenage boy found guilty of sexual abuse

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A TEENAGE boy has been convicted of sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl while they watched the film Despicable Me 2.

West Way scheme could help boost house prices

Oxford Mail: Parish councillor Chris Church outside the Elms Parade shops

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The £100m West Way redevelopment scheme will see house prices in West Oxford rise to rival areas like Headington and Summertown, an estate agent report has said.

Man fights for his life after falling from bridge

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN was last night fighting for his life after falling from a bridge and then colliding with a vehicle.

Man left with broken jaw and fractured eye socket after assault outside The Lodge in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of actual bodily harm following an assault outside burlesque club The Lodge in Oxpens Road, Oxford. 

Feted Chinese artist’s work turning heads at Blenheim

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

VISITORS strolling through Blenheim Palace in Woodstock have been doing a series of double-takes.

Charity rider appeals for return of her bikes

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A charity champion has appealed for information after two bikes were stolen from her shed.

Cocaine dealer, 33, gets four years jail

Oxford Mail:

8:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN OXFORD drug dealer has been jailed after more than £9,000 of cocaine was found in his house.

City friendliest place

Oxford Mail: A library photograph of a mobile phone similar to the one stolen

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Fewer people in the city pretend to be on their smartphones to avoid striking up a conversation with a stranger, according to the latest research.

TB man given Asbo to stop him spitting

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HOMELESS man with tuberculosis (TB) has been given an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) to stop him from coughing and spitting at people.

Survey puts spotlight city’s on city’s grubby roads

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SIXTEEN streets have been branded the grubbiest in Oxford in a city-wide cleanliness survey.

The city council needs to clean up its act over flood aftermath

Oxford Mail: COMMENT: Villagers are still not any better off

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

LAST winter’s flooding, as we all well remember, was a serious and widespread problem that affected, in the main, large parts of the south and west of the city.








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