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Breaking news Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

Oxford Mail:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Apprentice-style bake off at Blenheim Palace helps Oxford food bank

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BICESTER-based food supply company held an Apprentice-style contest to help an Oxford food bank.

Symbolic city centre march by cyclists raises awareness of human trafficking

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

CYCLISTS led a demonstration against human trafficking in Oxford city centre on Friday.

Free cardiac tests given to help save lives of young people

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAURIE Carpenter breathed a sigh of relief as a doctor gave him the all-clear.

Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Poll's outcome to be used to fight homes

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PUBLIC poll will be held in Woodstock after plans were unveiled to build up to 1,500 homes east of the town.

Enthusiastic ideas wanted for riverside revamp

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

ABINGDON’S Abbey Grounds riverside area is being revamped with residents’ help.

Van and car crash on A4260 near Kidlington

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

6:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A VAN and a car crashed on the A4260 today.

'We want apology over blackout'

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE mother of a man with learning difficulties who was left without electricity for 15 hours while her son was recovering from major surgery at home has said she is still waiting for an apology four days later.

Jericho resident joins expedition to Arctic Pole never visited by humans

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOST people choose sunshine and sand for a trip, but Jericho resident Robert Pettersen is going where no-one has ever been: the Pole of Inaccessibility.

Nearly full cemetery set to be closed for future burials

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A “full up” graveyard is set to close, preventing residents from being buried in their village.

Man arrested after 'unknown' woman threatened with knife

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:53pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Abingdon on Saturday.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

4:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

New primary school approved for Didcot's Great Western Park

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

4:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS  to build a new primary school in Didcot were approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning and regulation committee today.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

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

Lanes closed after bus and truck crash on A361

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUS and a truck collided between Chipping Norton and Shipton-under-Wychwood this morning.

Phone and watches stolen from Abingdon's Timpson store

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MOBILE phone, two watches and cash were stolen during a burglary at Timpsons in Abingdon.

Phones taken in Temple Cowley burglary

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

TWO mobile phones were among items stolen during a burglary at a house in Oxford.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Oxford University professor wins international award for cancer research

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

PETER O’Neill is radiating pride, after his decades of work trying to cure cancer won him an international award.

Robber stalked couple for an hour

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A ROBBER who stalked a couple for an hour before trying to steal £11,000 in cash has been jailed.

Funny farce sparks call for drama lovers

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

DRAMA enthusiasts in Bicester are preparing for the Bicester Drama Society’s autumn play.

Yours faithfully: Where do we find a morally right culture?

Oxford Mail: Dr Timothy Bradshaw

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rev Timothy Bradshaw, Oxford University theology department, asks what can be classed as 'normal' culture

Yours faithfully: We should keep things simple in order to start building a good life

Oxford Mail: The Rev Martin Gorick

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rev Martin Gorick, Archdeacon of Oxford, talks about the key building blocks of a good life

RABBIT RAMBLINGS: Playgroup for the under fives is a new battleground...

Oxford Mail: Dapper: Stuart Macbeth

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band frontman and devoted working class dad Stuart Macbeth is again at odds with Oxford... and the world

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital will walk out today in the latest round of industrial action over pay.

Little trains making a very big impression

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Monday 20th October 2014

IT was all aboard at a model railway show in Didcot this weekend as youngsters got up close to electric trains.

Police respond to domestic incident at Mill Street address

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE officers were called to a domestic incident in Mill Street, Oxford, on Friday.

Oxford University professor trying to halt Ebola crisis

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

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

AN Oxford University professor is among a team of British scientists going to Guinea to start human drug trials as part of a bid to halt the Ebola epidemic.

County is braced for battering by winds tomorrow in wake of Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

STRONG winds could hit Oxfordshire tomorrow, as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach the UK.

Vital research is driving this big trip to the Arctic Ocean

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

10:07am Monday 20th October 2014

YOU would have thought that, in this day and age, there was nowhere new left to explore.

Let’s continue to fill air with technology

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

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

TECHNOLOGY is a marvellous thing. The digital switchover may have caused a few headaches but most people now enjoy a range of channels in digital quality.

Flood partnership unveils first phase of £1.25m sewerage review

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A SCHEME costing at least £1.25m to review Oxford’s sewerage system has been officially unveiled at the Oxford Flood Partnership’s annual forum.

Tools stolen from Volkswagen Transporter van in Cropredy

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

VANS were targeted by thieves in Cropredy, north of Banbury, police said.

Charges over raid attempt on Londis store in Vineyard

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with an attempted robbery at the Londis store in the Vineyard, Abingdon, on Saturday.

Britain's Got Talent star Fabia and her feathered friends go burlesque for breast cancer funds in Cowley

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

OXFORD’S own burlesque star Fabia Cerra hosted a special dancing class over the weekend to raise money for charity.

Blenheim Palace plans to open gates to music fans with series of concerts

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

WOODSTOCK has welcomed plans to hold a series of concerts at Blenheim Palace.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Breaking news Update: Four cooling towers damaged after blaze at Didcot Power Station + Video

Oxford Mail:

8:18am Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR cooling towers were damaged in last night's fire at Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire's chief fire officer has said this morning. 

DIDCOT POWER STATION FIRE: 'It was a bit of an inferno' + Video

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUGE fire ripped through a cooling tower at Didcot Power Station last night.

Flood early warning system tests will use ‘white space’ in city's airwaves

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

INNOVATIVE technology is to be tested in Oxford to create a localised early warning system for flooding.

Drop in to meet police at Bicester

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Residents can meet police to discuss concerns at two drop-in sessions on Wednesday, November 5.

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Grove airfield plans for discussion

Oxford Mail: Clavis Holdings Ltd want to build 35 new homes in Goodrich.

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

PARISH councillors in Grove will discuss the current status of the 2,500-home Grove Airfield development at their next meeting tomorrow night.

MP pushes for community cycle cash

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood MP

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

CASH for investment in cycling must be made available to community groups and councils, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood told a debate in the Commons.

‘Save trees from chop to shield us from eyesore'

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that felling trees near the Port Meadow student flats could worsen their impact on neighbouring people.

Cheers! Thousands hail the ale

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THOUSANDS of beer-lovers flocked to Oxford Town Hall to raise a toast to real ale at the annual Oxford Beer Festival.








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