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Asian-style jewellery stolen in burglary in Forest Hill

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:07pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen from a house in Wheatley Road, Forest Hill on Friday.

Wet and windy weather forecast for Bank Holiday Monday

Oxford Mail: Shoppers struggle with their brollies at Carfax as high winds and heavy rain swept the county yesterday

2:18pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

The Bank Holiday is forecast to end with wet and windy weather as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning. 

Vehicle fire on M40 near Bicester closes one lane

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

2:08pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

One lane has closed on the M40 near Bicester following a vehicle fire. 

UPDATED: Man arrested after Banbury hit and run

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

10:57am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with a collision between a 50-year-old man and a car in Banbury

Broken down vehicle causing delays on A34 near Abingdon

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

11:04am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BROKEN down vehicle is causing delays of about 30 minutes on the A34 near Abingdon.

New paving stones ‘fine in Aberdeen but not Oxford’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BURSAR has criticised new paving stones outside his college, saying they would “be fine in Aberdeen” but not Oxford.

Shop seven years on reveals price differences of groceries for Oxfordshire households

Oxford Mail:

9:54am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SEVEN years ago the Oxford Mail did a typical weekly shop. This year Alex Wynick bought the same items to see how much shoppers have been hit in their wallets.

Thieves steal trousers

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Thieves broke into a car in Summertown to steal a pair of trousers.

Blackbird Leys credit union gets £7k lifeline from council

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Blackbird Leys Credit Union has been given £7,000 from Oxford City Council.

Oxfordshire ambulance opinions sought

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Views are being sought on the county’s ambulance service ahead of an official inspection.

Daleks’ fascination is certainly timeless

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

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AS a pile of plywood, MDF, metal and fibreglass it would be of little interest to anyone.

Ofsted reveals a damning list of failings at children’s club

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

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE failings identified at the Guideposts Trust at Kingfisher School are deeply worrying, both in isolation and in their totality.

Abingdon after-school club shut down after Ofsted investigation

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Club accused of failing to report abuse allegations and of other failures. Read the report in full here

Pink dalek roams streets of Oxford to exterminate cancer

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A SELF-confessed “massive” Doctor Who fan has raised thousands of pounds for charity after building a life-sized Dalek.

Date for Oxford Stadium hearing

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8:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A JUDICIAL review hearing into the future of Oxford Stadium has been scheduled for Monday, December 8.

Bears at Enstone Show spark animal rights protest

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AN organiser of today's Enstone Show has been deluged with emails protesting against an appearance by bear cubs.

Appeal over car abandoned in East Hanney

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

POLICE are looking for the owner of a VW, found abandoned on the side of the road in East Hanney, near Wantage.

Cowley plant worker died after exposure to asbestos

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FORMER Cowley plant health and safety officer died from exposure to asbestos at the factory, a coroner ruled.

Carterton turns out to greet Wreath of Respect

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CROWD of 50 ex-servicemen and well-wishers last night welcomed a cavalcade carrying a wreath into Carterton as part of its UK tour.

Co-defendants deny trying to cover up Connor’s killing

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO friends of Will Blencowe have denied helping him escape justice after he fatally stabbed city teenager Connor Tremble.

Wantage Post Office window smashed

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A post office window was smashed by a brick overnight on Thursday.

Teacher in sex case

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A former teacher has appeared in Oxford Crown Court charged with historic sexual abuse offences.

No charges for four held over forces bomb

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Four people arrested in connection with a letter bomb sent to Oxford’s Armed Forces Recruitment Office have been released without charge.

Snappy dressers strut their stuff on fun day for care homes

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

PENSIONERS boogied down at a party in Oxford.

£1m cut flowers display worth a look

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CREATIVITY will blossom as thousands of flowers are to decorate Lady Margaret Hall over the weekend.

Patients to get free browsing at Oxford hospitals

Oxford Mail: oxford university trust hospitals logo

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HOSPITAL patients will now be able to make the most of their tablets and smartphones after the launch of a new free guest wifi service.

500 new home sites in Bicester, Banbury and Kidlington identified in ‘blueprint’

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THOUSANDS of new homes could be built in Bicester, Banbury and Kidlington under new plans drawn up by Cherwell District Council (CDC).

College histories

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

6:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Oxford’s colleges are inviting people to submit papers about the history of Oxford University and its buildings.

Parliament trip for language impairment campaigners

Oxford Mail: File photo dated 15/05/13 of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, who has made a fresh appeal to party leaders to find ways to curb the "yobbery and public school twittishness" of their MPs at prime minister's question time. PRESS A

6:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to raise awareness of language impairments founded by an Oxford University professor has celebrated its second anniversary with a trip to Parliament.

Man says sorry as pal pushes attempted Bicester robbery victim

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN apologised after his friend pushed a 24-year-old into a stream in Bicester and demanded cash.

A splash of colour will give ‘dull’ Leys tower major lift

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

IMAGES of what the towers in Blackbird Leys will look like after the results of the residents’ votes over colours have been revealed.

Playtime branches out on the nature reserve

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CUTTESLOWE youngsters came to the end of three happy weeks at the community centre play scheme yesterday.

Plan for cyclists to share pavements with pedestrians in Frideswide revamp

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Frideswide Square could become “shared space” between pedestrians and cyclists, transport officials have said.

Dad’s peaks bid to help ill daughter

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SOPHIA Wilson is a very special six-year-old girl.

Picture special: David Cameron hits the surf on holiday in Cornwall

Oxford Mail:

6:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron was back on holiday body-boarding in Cornwall today.

Connor Tremble trial: Friend denies helping Blencowe with fresh clothes after stabbing

Oxford Mail:

4:13pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FRIEND of Will Blencowe has denied providing him with fresh clothes and helping him leave Oxfordshire after he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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

Connor Tremble trial: Co-defendant was 'shocked and scared' when he heard Connor had been stabbed, court told

Oxford Mail:

1:26pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN accused of helping Connor Tremble's killer said he was "shocked and scared" when he found out the teenager had been stabbed.

Grave concern at village home plan

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

RESIDENTS in Littlemore are worried over what they say is a threat to graves from plans to build 270 homes on land off Armstrong Road.

Choking death of former U’s fan ‘accident’

Oxford Mail:

11:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE death of a D-Day veteran and Oxford United fan who died after choking on food in a care home was yesterday ruled an accident.

Chipping Norton butcher angry after theft of four lambs

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

FOUR lambs have been stolen from farmland near Chipping Norton.

Catch up on our brilliant Lifestyle section

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Here’s all the latest from our brilliant Friday Life team...

Publishing heart surgeons’ failures is harming patients

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

BILL Heine talks to a pioneering heart surgeon.

Well, try telling that to the city’s traders my friend...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Peter Unsworth talks bad manners, University Challenge and Banbury Council's welcome gift

Councillor gets action on lights after long fight

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SEVEN-year saga over lights in a community park appears to be at an end after extra cash was approved for the project.

Student fraud scam

Oxford Mail: Oxford brookes logo

9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORD Brookes University has warned its students against a mobile phone scam that is tricking young people into debt across the country.

Crash in Little Milton on A329 left road partially blocked

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THERE has been a crash in Little Milton near Wheatley this morning.

GCSE joy for Zainab

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

FROM jittery to joyful, these pictures capture what GCSE results meant to every pupil across Oxfordshire yesterday.

Show may question its bear necessities

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

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WHEREVER captive animals are put on public display, controversy is sure to follow.

GCSE results should send a clear message to Mr Gove

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

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IF Michael Gove had any doubt how headteachers felt about Government changes to GCSEs, he should be perfectly clear today.








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