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Nightclub event for Connor's campaign

Oxford Mail:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

A fundraising event will be held at a city nightclub tomorrow night for a campaign over the death of a teenager at an NHS facility.

Sad goodbye No.2 to this ‘band of brothers’

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

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

THE 23 Pioneer Regiment has been part of Bicester’s fabric for 70 years, woven into the town’s culture as tightly as the ribbons on which their service medals hang.

23 Pioneer Regiment: A proud and poignant final parade

Oxford Mail:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

MARCHING through Bicester town centre, immaculately dressed troops turned their heads to the right to salute town mayor Lynn Pratt, who stood on a podium alongside two officers with hands to their temples.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Boat business scuppered by loss of main premises

Oxford Mail:

10:10am Monday 28th July 2014

OWNERS of a Jericho boatyard say their business has been put in jeopardy after they had to leave part of their site in the middle of the season.

‘Come on down and give me some stick’ says quaterstaffer

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A LONE quarterstaffer is trying to teach Oxford about the little-known British tradition, despite the fact no one showed up to his first training session this week.

Habitual rituals should be open to change

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

The Rev Dr Elizabeth Macfarlane, chaplain and fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, on changes in the Church she says are for the better.

How children cope when sorrow of world strikes at their hearts

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

The Rev Tess Kuin Lawton, chaplain of Magdalen College School, Oxford, on how children deal with the grieving process when young people are involved.

Watch: Didcot's tumbling towers - A dawn chorus of excitement as Didcot's skyline changes forever + video

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

FIFTY years of history – gone in 15 seconds. Despite Didcot’s sadness at seeing its cooling towers sink to the ground, there was applause and cheering when the moment arrived.

UPDATE: 'Standstill' traffic for on the A34 as Kennington and Hinksey roundabout works begin

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

8:21am Monday 28th July 2014

QUEUING traffic has formed this morning on the A34 around the roadworks  at the Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabouts.

Vehicles in vanguard at Blenheim

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Monday 28th July 2014

A classic car rally took place at Blenheim Palace yesterday More than 400 vintage American cars, trucks, motorbikes and military vehicles, dating as far back as the 1920s were expected to attend the Rally of the Giants.

Memorial to footballer

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A football tournament and fun day was held on Saturday in memory of a popular AFC Wallingford player.

William, 4, is lining up for charity sports fest

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A FOUR-year-old will take on a triathlon to raise money for the hospital ward that saved his life.

Council to decide on taxi driver’s future

Oxford Mail: Oxford town hall

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A decision will be made tomorrow on whether a taxi driver can continue to operate.

Hundreds join protest against Gaza war

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

OPPONENTS of Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza strip took to the streets of Oxford in support of victims of the conflict.

Man in Blackbird Leys 'hit by car after argument with woman'

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:49am Monday 28th July 2014

A SILVER car mounted the pavement and hit a man in Blackbird Leys after he had been arguing with a woman, police have said. 

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

‘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.

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.

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.

'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.

‘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.

Former teacher faces pupil sex offence charges

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Fire destroys industrial estate building

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

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.

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.

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.

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








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