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Comic Dom Joly is to remember a fallen ‘Dragon’

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Monday 28th July 2014

Comic Dom Joly to remember fallen Oxford Dragon School pupil

Two charged after stand-off between far-right group and ant-fascists

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

FOUR people were arrested after protests in Oxford on Saturday.

‘Gutted: My businesses has been wrecked by arsonists’

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A TYRE business owner said he was “gutted” after his workshop was destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

‘Patients run risk of being denied hip replacements’

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS risk being denied a hip replacement because Oxfordshire NHS bosses are ignoring national guidance and taking patients’ weight into account, leading surgeons have warned.

Power cuts close Oxford shops

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

AT LEAST 34 buildings were left without electricity on Saturday after a power cut in Oxford city centre.

Music festival is a real family affair

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people gathered on a meadow in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds to dance in the sun at the county’s biggest free music festival.

'Help us set up new brewery in Oxford'

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A new brewery could be set up beneath Oxford’s main post office if a scheme to sell shares to the public proves successful.

Former teacher faces pupil sex offence charges

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6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

AN ex-teacher has been charged with historic sexual abuse offences dating back to when he worked at two primary schools.

Shakespearean king used to serve as a Fresh Prince

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

FROM West Philadelphia born and raised... to the Bodleian’s historic halls.

Plans to boost the standard of 217,000 council properties

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THOUSANDS of council tenants across Oxford could benefit from improved housing as part of a scheme of improved standards.

Live Blog: Follow our coverage this morning of the demolition of the towers at Didcot Power Station + Watch the demolition + Audio interviews

Oxford Mail:

1:51am Sunday 27th July 2014

Follow our updates and pictures covering the demolition of the cooling towers at Didcot Power Station

Goodbye No.1 to those iconic towers we either loved or loathed

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

10:13pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Thousands gathered to say farewell to Didcot A power station, some coming from miles around to see the three towers fall at 5.01am yesterday morning.

County fracking licences are up for grabs

9:27pm Sunday 27th July 2014

COMPANIES in Oxfordshire will be able to apply for licences from today to explore shale gas in the county. A map released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) appears to show areas of North Oxfordshire as one of the areas available for licences for fracking.

Special service to honour Pioneers before final town parade

Oxford Mail:

12:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered for a service in Bicester this morning to bid farewell to a regiment that has been part of the town for 70 years.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Here's a whole new meaning to balancing your workload

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Photographer Ed Nix takes his pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why he reckons they make the grade

Didcot Towers demolition: A cloudy night but good visibility forecast

Oxford Mail: Didcot power station

6:40pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Met Office is forecasting a cloudy night in Didcot for when the power station's iconic towers are to be demolished but with good visibility.

What image sums up your idea of ‘home’?

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

READERS have been invited to join a photography project that could see the best work exhibited alongside internationally-renowned artists.

Labour city councillor resigns Carfax seat

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OXFORD: City councillor Anne-Marie Canning, pictured, resigned her Carfax seat this week.

Drivers face a 24-mile detour during works

Oxford Mail: Person hit by train

5:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOME 6,800 drivers between Wantage and Faringdon will be asked to take a 24-mile diversion route for 13 weeks this autumn.

Going ga-ga over community radio

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THIS month Banbury’s hospital radio station Radio Horton celebrated its 50th birthday with a long weekend of touring radio. To mark the occasion, ALEX WYNICK looks at the health of community radio stations in Oxfordshire

Academy exploring final frontier

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS caught a glimpse of the future when they looked around the UK’s first space academy in Banbury.

Opera star Jessye to lift lid on her life at literary festival

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SINGERS and scientists feature in an impressive line-up of speakers announced for the 2014 Blenheim Literary Festival.

Fire destroys industrial estate building

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3:39pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A BUILDING in an industrial estate near Faringdon was destroyed by a blaze today.

Oxford shoppers gather as citycentre stores hit by power cut

Oxford Mail:

3:27pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOME 34 buildings were without electricity supply today after a power cut.

Update: 'National Front' protest and counter-protest spark disturbance at Gloucester Green bus station

Oxford Mail:

1:32pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THREE people have been arrested after protesters clashed at Gloucester Green bus station.

Loving the Jericho vibe without walls

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

JAMES Salter likes to bring some sweet sunshine to his corner of Oxford’s Jericho.

It’s seventh heaven for mum thanks to JR heroes

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

We are celebrating the outstanding work of individuals or teams who work in the NHS across Oxfordshire. Oliver Evans reports on the latest case where staff have been praised for making an extra special effort

RAF team’s 184-mile Thames Path run raises more than £4,000

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A six-strong team from RAF Brize Norton have raised more than £4,000 after taking on the River Thames Path in a 184-mile relay run.

Cowley ‘rooftop bar would be a disaster’

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A DECISION on whether a Cowley Road bar can create a rooftop terrace and bar has been temporarily shelved amid concerns about noise.

Former teacher charged with historic sex abuse while working at two Oxford schools

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:04am Saturday 26th July 2014

A FORMER teacher has been charged with carrying out historic sex abuse while he worked at Oxford primary schools.

Thunderbolt and no lighting at school of rock

Oxford Mail:

10:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

SCHOOL’s out for the next generation of rock superstars spending their summer break jamming at the Muzo Akademy School of Rock summer camp.

Watch: CCTV tracking killer Ben Blakeley and victim Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail:

10:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

Watch the CCTV video shown to the jury of Jayden leaving her hostel, being with Ben Blakeley on the day she died, Blakeley after the killing, and then Blakeley on the night he reburied her body

Skydivers are taking plunge for Charlotte Nott

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A TOTAL of 24 people will face their fears and jump out of a plane 13,000 feet up to raise money for Charlotte Nott.

Jayden trial: Judge Patrick Eccles' sentencing remarks

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

JUDGE Patrick Eccles' remarks when sentencing Ben Blakeley for the murder of Jayden Parkinson

Listen: Jayden trial: Killer Ben Blakeley gets 20-year prison sentence + Audio of the family and police statements

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

JAYDEN Parkinson’s family said justice had been done after her “sick and twisted” murderer was given a life sentence.

Mothers united in grief as killers sentenced + listen to Jayden's family's statement

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AS THE killers of their children were sentenced in separate cases yesterday, two heartbroken mothers stopped to console each other outside Oxford Crown Court

Comment: Mothers who must suffer the burden of true life sentences

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

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE poignant and heart-rending pictures on our front page today tell their own story: two mothers with a common and terrible bond comforting each other outside Oxford Crown Court.

Fiaz Munshi trial: Family can finally grieve at son and daughter's graves as killer begins 13-year sentence

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE mother of arson victims Anum and Majid Khan paid an emotional first visit to their graves yesterday as one of their killers, Fiaz Munshi, started a 13-year jail term.

Fiaz Munshi trial: Mr Justice Robin Spencer's sentencing remarks

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

MR JUSTICE Robin Spencer's remarks when sentencing Fiaz Munshi for her part in the deaths of Anum and Majid Khan

Watch: Police believe National Front and anti-facism demonstrations in Oxford will be peaceful but taking precautions + video

Oxford Mail: Oxford area police commander Supt Christian Bunt

8:33am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE have this morning said protests by a group calling itself the National Front and anti-facism demonstrators are likely to be peaceful but they are taking precautions.

Team’s cold comfort from helping homeless

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

YOUNG people slept rough to raise awareness of youth homelessness in Oxford.

Comment: Mechanics’ first aid skills set fine example

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

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MECHANICS are supposed to fix cars, not people. Thankfully for 84-year-old Bill Bingham, Hurley Motors in Abingdon do both.

Arrest after disturbance in west Oxford flat

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

A 40-year-old man was arrested by police on suspicion of prostitution offences after officers were called to Duke Street, off Botley Road, on Wednesday.

Police target speeders in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

Almost 160 people were caught flouting the 20mph speed limit by driving above 24mph in St Giles on Wednesday.

Roadworks cause jams in city centre

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

Commuters faced delays on Thursday and yesterday after roadworks closed one lane of High Street in Oxford.

Residents rallying to save outdoor centre in Headington

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

A RESIDENTS’ group is considering making a bid for an outdoor education centre in Oxford in order to save it.

Smoke from a car in Oxford

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7:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

Two fire engines were called to Abingdon Road, Oxford, yesterday after smoke started coming out of a car.

Police dealing with witchcraft and alien calls

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

THAMES Valley Police officers go out on the beat knowing every day could bring a new challenge, but some reported incidents in the last few years have been out of this world.

Arrest in Spain: 156 theft and fraud charges

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

A 40-year-old man arrested in Spain has appeared in court facing 156 theft and fraud charges.

Thousands expected at Riverside Festival Charlbury

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ABOUT 9,000 people are expected to descend on a West Oxfordshire riverbank for the county’s biggest free music festival this weekend.








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