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2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

Oxford Mail: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Oxford Mail: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Graduate uses people power for global tour

Oxford Mail:

11:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN adventurer based in Oxfordshire has successfully kayaked across an Alaskan archipelago spanning 1,200 miles.

Time to saddle up for the Donkey Derby

Oxford Mail:

11:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE races are coming to Bampton this Bank Holiday but with a difference.

It’s the coolest, chicest job in town for Alpine Guru Oli

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SKI ace Oli Corkhill was just 16 when he became an instructor at one of Europe’s most exclusive resorts.

Banking on success for bridal business

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NOT being able to find a dress for her wedding prompted Madelaine Orlando to open a bridal boutique of her own.

£400k tankers deal expands firm’s worldwide presence

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WEST Oxfordshire firm has landed a £400,000 deal to supply aircraft refuelling tankers to Burma.

Florist Emma returns for a blooming treat

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A NAME from Oxford’s floral past will return to the city she made her name in this weekend as part of the Flowers@Oxford festival.

A34 slip road closed due to breakdown

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

5:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MOTORISTS trying to join the A34 at Wolvercote face delays, as a slip road has been closed due to a broken down car.

PM to support campaign for transport links

Oxford Mail: Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne visit the Royal Marines base in Poole on Friday August 1, 2014

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DAVID Cameron has agreed to help a campaign for better transport links between Witney and Oxford.

War diaries: from a green and pleasant land to the Western Front

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ON the day Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914, the war diary for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion had a succinct entry, writes Mark McKay.

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Helen Wright looks at how Oxfordshire’s music festivals keep the punters coming in and remain viable in the face of growing competition

Connor trial: Blencowe 'a dangerous young man who tried to humiliate his victim'

Oxford Mail:

4:39pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BARRISTER has described the killer of Connor Tremble as "a very dangerous young man" who tried to humiliate his victim.

Literary tour celebrates Oxfordshire links with Dylan Thomas

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Oxfordshire connections of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas are to be celebrated with a special literary tour.

Glowing tribute to airman described as a RAF ‘legend’

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN AIRMAN who played a key role in modernising RAF Brize Norton’s air capabilities has died aged 54.

Managing director ‘had the gift of the gab’

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE founder of a major Oxfordshire printing equipment firm has died aged 58.

The Guide: What is happening on the entertainment scene

Oxford Mail:

3:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Here’s what’s on in Oxfordshire to keep you in the know...

Man left with head and neck injuries after hit and run in Oxford road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DETECTIVES want to speak to people who saw a road accident which left a man with head and neck injuries.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

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

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe describes the moment he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble

Oxford Mail:

12:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WILL Blencowe has described to a jury the moment he fatally stabbed 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

Two men arrested in connection with skimming device in Bicester cash machine

Oxford Mail:

11:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have arrested two men who allegedly put a “skimming device” in a Bicester cash machine.

Didcot mum shows how to lose 13 stone without exercise

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

JUST over two years ago, Claire Pursey weighed 23stone 9lb. Her health was so bad she earned the name “sick note” at work.

The Scales of Justice - 20 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

20 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates' courts

Officer thought driving was worst he had seen in career

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SERIAL offender has been jailed for what a policeman said was the most dangerous driving he had seen in his career.

Descendant honours fallen great-grandad

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE great-grandson of an Oxfordshire man who was killed in the First World War will travel to France next week to visit the village where he was killed.

Legal challenge: What are your rights if you are a grandparent

Oxford Mail: Half of Britain’s seven million working-age grandparents have a grandchild under the age of 16

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE end of a relationship or separation can be difficult for families, especially where there is a high level of conflict that makes communication between parents difficult. Grandparents may also feel worried that they may lose contact with their grandchildren and feel left out of discussions about future arrangements.

Prime Minister’s ready to put bite on election rivals

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

WITH a General Election around the corner, politicians across Oxfordshire are getting hungry for power.

Purr-fect ending to tale of cat missing for a decade

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

GEORGIA Hand was just a few months old when the family cat Morgan went missing 10 years ago.

Coroner rules out unlawful killing verdict in gem shop raider's death

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE grieving family of Clint Townsend yesterday said his robbery of a city jeweller’s was “completely out of character” as a coroner ruled he had not been unlawfully killed.

Morgan captain of his own destiny

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

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

WE’VE all heard the story – the family cat goes missing and then turns up a while later. But what makes the story of Morgan the moggy so extraordinary is the length of time.

The true cost of hundreds of bicycles left on streets

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

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE thought of more than 900 people leaving £20 notes lying around on pavements across Oxford is inconceivable.

Alleged helper ‘wanted phone smashed’

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN on trial for helping killer William Blencowe told his girlfriend to take a hammer to his phone after he was arrested, a jury has been told.

Chemical smell alert

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

Four residents needed hospital treatment after emergency services were alerted to a chemical smell in a block of flats.

Westgate application due by end of month

Oxford Mail: Artist’s impression of what Westgate’s exterior may look like

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A planning application for the £400m Westgate redevelopment is expected by the end of the month, the developers have said.

Thieves snatch £1,600 from pay-and-display machines

Oxford Mail: Pay and Display proposals could net council £160,000 a year

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

MORE than £1,600 has been stolen from pay- and-display parking machines across Oxford in the past five years.

Trainer who shot himself left over £418k legacy

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A RACEHORSE trainer and writer left more than £418,000 in his will, according to figures released by the probate office.

Hundreds of scorned bikes heading for the scrapheap

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

NEARLY 1,000 abandoned bicycles have been tagged with warnings by Oxford City Council over the past two years.

Taking to the skies to raise money for new prosthetics

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

THIS Bank Holiday Monday will see 24 people leap into the sky at 13,000 feet to raise money for quadruple amputee Charlotte Nott.

Sale of defence site land for housing sealed

Oxford Mail: Surplus MoD land in Bicester

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

LAND for a self-build housing site in Bicester has been bought from the Ministry of Defence.

Council cabinet approves land giveaway

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

COUNCILLORS have agreed to give away land in Carterton and Long Hanborough.

Chocolate thief ordered to pay £66 compensation

Oxford Mail: John Hamer pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Hereford Magistrates Court.

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN must pay more than £60 in compensation after stealing two chocolate bars.

Four arrests made in hunt for Armed Forces recruitment office letter bombers

Oxford Mail: Emergency crews and bomb disposal units in St Giles, Oxford

7:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

FOUR people were arrested in Northern Ireland yesterday in connection with a letter bomb sent to Oxford’s Armed Forces Recruitment Office in February.

Investigation into death of 4,000 fish is ongoing

Oxford Mail: Environment Agency inspect beck

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A chemical leak that killed 4,400 fish in a Didcot stream is still being investigated.

Woman wielding bat in nightclub escapes jail term

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WOMAN who tried to run into a nightclub with a baseball bat has been given a community order.

Vale the seventh best place to live

Oxford Mail: vale of white horse logo

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Between £300k and £500k is needed to fund free school lunch scheme

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOLS still face a shortfall of at least £300,000 to pay for free school lunches less than two weeks before the start of term.

Three people taken to hospital after multiple car crash

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A THREE-car crash on the A40 left a man needing hospital treatment for serious leg injuries.

Unexploded shells discovered in scrapyard

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

UNEXPLODED shells, thought to be from the Second World War, were detonated yesterday after being unearthed in a scrapyard.

Quarter of mums are main earners

Oxford Mail: Mulberry locked cosmetic purse

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

More than a quarter of Oxford mums are the breadwinners in their families with 27 per cent contributing more than 50 per cent to their household’s income.








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