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Breaking news UPDATED: Fifty homes affected as burst water main causes significant flooding in Normandy Crescent in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WATER main has burst in an Oxford street causing significant flooding this morning.

Stylish crowd turns up for opening of a pop-up shop

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A STAR-studded line-up has attended the launch of a pop-up menswear boutique at Bicester Village.

Council puts up the funds to get kids out and about

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ESTATE youngsters are to benefit from a £3,500 grant to keep them busy during their half-term break.

Councillor ‘flabbergasted’ at car count in the village

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MARSTON city councillor has been carrying out his own traffic surveys in an attempt to prevent congestion problems.

£10k grant will boost student's career in films

Oxford Mail: Julie Walters wins at the Bafta awards

6:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A STUDENT film-maker from Oxford has received £10,000 from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to help him become an animator.

Community garden boosts Bloom bid

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE transformation of a disused piece of land into a community garden helped Witney win a silver gilt award at the Britain in Bloom awards.

Pupils were all a-twitter when comic came by

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PUPILS at a Didcot school were given a welcome surprise when comic David Walliams answered a Twitter plea from teachers to drop by.

Police offer out help to city's new students

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WITH thousands of new university students descending on the city, Thames Valley Police launched Alcohol Harm Reduction Week to help keep newcomers safe from crime. Helen Wright joined officers on a foot patrol to find out more

Open Doors, Freshers and photos kick off a busy year for Brookes

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

June Girvin Pro Vice-Chancellor at Oxford Brookes University take stock of the past few weeks at the university

11-year-old victim of attempted robbery in Cowley

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:12pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN 11-year-old boy was the victim of an attempted robbery in Cowley last Thursday. 

Patient’s video aims to sooth any concerns about MRI scans

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

NOT knowing what to expect can be daunting, especially if it involves your health.

Feedback prompts a rethink on moves

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

3:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HOSPITAL staff could visit patients instead of moving people between wards following concerns from a road accident victim. A man in his 30s, who has not been named, praised care at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital which helped save his left leg from amputation.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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

Breaking news Man appears in court over rape in Headington and sexual assault in South Park

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

1:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court charged with raping a woman in Headington over the weekend.

Breaking news Police force will not lose 400 officers says chief constable despite police and crime commissioner claim

Oxford Mail: Sara Thornton

12:32pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police has said the force is not set to lost 400 officers despite claims made by Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld at the weekend.

Huge barn fire in Bicester

Oxford Mail:

8:14am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A huge barn fire has been burning in Bucknell Road, Bicester.

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.

Breaking news UPDATE: Delays on rail services between Oxford and London after two killed by train in "suspicious incident"

Oxford Mail: British Transport police badge

9:55am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

There are delays on rail services to London after a two people were killed when they were hit by a train in Slough.

Breaking news Man charged over rape at Headington flat and sexual assault in South Park

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:10am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN has been charged after a woman was raped in a flat in Headington on Saturday and another woman attacked in South Park on Sunday.

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.

All ages enjoy a bit of shake, rattle and roll

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

YOUNG and old enjoyed getting together to create some musical mayhem at a class in Cowley.

Phones 4U employees to discover job fate today

Oxford Mail:

10:55am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Employees at four Oxfordshire Phones4U outlets can expect to find out if they have lost their jobs this afternoon.

Just remember it was the bike that came before cars

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

I met a very clever cycle journalist last week. Not only did he start the only magazine I read regularly, a trade magazine called Bike Biz, but he has now written and self-published an interesting read all about how 19th Century cyclists changed the world for the better.

Club team holds collective nerve

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

It has been a while since the final week of the regular season did not provide the backdrop for the destination of at least one of the two divisional titles in either the summer or winter leagues. However, last Thursday, in round 13 (of 14), both championships were settled – so all that needs to be resolved now are the minor placings.

New walkway means flood victims aren’t left stranded

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A new raised walkway will allow previously stranded flood victims access to their West Oxford homes even if the rains return.

Breaking news UPDATE: A34 reopens after car fire but congestion still severe

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A ROAD shut after a car was engulfed in flames has now fully reopened.

Police and ambulance called to Osney Mead after concerns for man's safety

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE were called to Osney Mead in Oxford this morning over fears for a man’s safety.

Police step up patrols after third sex attack

Oxford Mail: Oxford area police commander Supt Christian Bunt

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A THIRD woman in two days has been the victim of a sex attack in the city.

Pupils taken out of class at Cheney School for wearing too tight trousers

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

More than 20 pupils at an Oxford school were taken out of classes yesterday for wearing “inappropriate” trousers.

COMMENT:Final warning letter may be fairest answer

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

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Cast your mind back to your school days and you’ll probably recall being one of those children who tried to push the boundaries when it came to uniform.

Shop theft charge

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police have charged a woman in connection with a theft at a supermarket.

Petition to save pool

Oxford Mail: Splashing out at Temple Cowley Pool

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Campaigners hoping to save Temple Cowley Pools will present a petition to Oxford City Council next week.

Search goes on for wartime bombs

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE continued their search yesterday at the house in Bicester where a haul of wartime explosives and munitions were discovered.

Queen Street reopens after sewer repairs

Oxford Mail: Burst water main closes Lower Hall Lane in Chingford

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Queen Street reopened yesterday morning after emergency works were completed.

Politicians mourn loss of an energetic, warm personality

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

heartfelt tributes from all political sides were paid yesterday to Ann Ducker, the leader of South Oxfordshire District Council, who has died of cancer.

S’more the merrier at charity bake-off

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CHARITY baking competition is helping to raise dough for East Oxford children’s hospice Helen & Douglas House.

Funding for an extra 9,400 hours of home care at risk

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ELDERLY people getting home care could miss out on an extra 9,400 hours of support a week if the county does not meet Government targets.

Museum’s jewellery exhibition is set to sparkle

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SILVER and jewellery artists are showing their metal at the Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock as a collection of their finest work goes on display today.

Burglars fail over a supermarket break-in

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Burglars were left empty-handed after breaking into a supermarket on Sunday.

Biker seriously injured

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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

Bike taken from shed

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A bike was stolen and a house broken into in Marston at the weekend.

Safe with cash taken when club is burgled

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A safe containing cash was stolen after a Wantage club was burgled on Sunday.

I was only comforting woman says defendant

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A COUNCIL team leader has told jurors he was being Christian when he touched a woman’s leg and tried to kiss her in her bedroom.

Five hay arson attacks

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Hay bales were set alight in five arson attacks last week.

Woman jailed for shoplifting at Waitrose

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

8:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A woman has been jailed for 24 weeks for stealing shopping in a trolley from Waitrose in St Martin’s Street, Wallingford, before she was stopped by other shoppers.

City seeks extra £478k for community centre

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE new Rose Hill Community Centre could cost £478,000 more than planned, Oxford City Council has warned.

Max proves world class at championships

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

KICKBOXING kid Max Bond was punching the air with delight after coming second at an international competition.

First of the few Spitfires is ready for historic fly-past

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A FLYING club owner in Oxfordshire who wants to build a squadron of 12 Spitfires has completed his first model.

COMMENT:Mission to succeed

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

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Of course they won’t have the roar of the unforgettable Rolls Royce Merlin engines, but plans for a ‘County of Oxford’ squadron of 12 replica Spitfires taking to the skies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain next year will send plenty of pulses racing.

Patients’ details went online

Oxford Mail: Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Stuart Bell

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HEALTH authority has been disciplined for two information leaks, including accidentally publishing 4,200 people’s personal data online.








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