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Oxfordshire finds cash to meet cost of free school lunches

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CASH to balance the books on bringing in free school meals for all primary school pupils has been secured.

MP praises work tackling bone issues

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORD MP Nicola Blackwood has praised city researchers for their work in tackling osteoporosis.

Confusion over future of West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 team amid threats of legal action

Oxford Mail: Tony Fernandes

12:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONFUSION surrounded the future of the troubled West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 motor racing team tonight as former boss Tony Fernandes faces legal action by the current 'owners'.

High praise for Oxfordshire's fire and rescue service

Oxford Mail:

12:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S fire service has been praised following an independent peer review.

First Days At School: Buy a souvenir of your little one's start to primary

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS month in your Oxford Mail has been our annual First Days of School supplements, pictorial souvenirs of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

Three women sentenced for running a brothel in Jericho

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE women who ran an ‘efficient and professional’ brothel in an upmarket Oxford street were sentenced yesterday.

Oxford University actors stretch gender limits

Oxford Mail:

10:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAY written by the director of hit film In Bruges will be performed by Oxford University students next week.

Ancient woods are as pretty as a picture

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE changing face of Shotover through the seasons has been captured in a new exhibition.

Uffington post office burgled

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cigarettes and tobacco were stolen during a burglary at the post office in Uffington last week.

Oxford city centre bank card skimmer is jailed

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FRAUDSTER who used a card skimming device at a cash machine to steal money from a woman’s bank account has been jailed.

Earl of Oxford becomes newest hereditary peer in House of Lords

Oxford Mail: Tourists take photographs in Radcliffe Square, Oxford

7:13pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Earl of Oxford and Asquith has become the newest hereditary peer to join the House of Lords. 

Pupils mind their language

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEARNING foreign words can be fun, as Abingdon pupil Rachel Burton found out when her school hosted a festival of languages.

Demolition paves the way for new Waitrose to open

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Waitrose store on Oxford’s Botley Road could be open by the middle of next year after the demolition of the existing building was given the go-ahead.

South Hinksey pub’s new beginning toasted by punters and MP

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS in South Hinksey were joined by their MP on Saturday to raise a glass to their new pub.

Naming row won’t harm new business

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOU might have thought that you’d be on to a safe bet to put the name Oxford into the title of a new city business.

Exhibition shines a light on the Moon

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIFTY-FIVE years on from man’s first steps on the Moon the brightest object in the night sky continues to fascinate people here on Earth.

Chipping Norton schoolchildren put points to PM

Oxford Mail:

3:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS at Holy Trinity Primary School in Chipping Norton told David Cameron what they want from proposals for new housing next to their school.

Man taken to hospital after four vehicles crash on A34 slip road

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

3:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision north of Oxford this morning.

Pupils go to pieces to create park’s new inspirational mosaic

Oxford Mail:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ASPIRING artists have brought a touch of ancient Rome to rural Wantage.

Britain's 'longest serving' Scout, Reg Hayes, has died aged 99

Oxford Mail: Reg Hayes

1:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REG Hayes, Britain's longest serving Scout has died.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

New breed of Oxford musical legends line up for unique gig

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME of Oxford’s best-known musicians are coming together for a lively night of music, organised by the Oxford Mail + listen to new tune here...

Woman accused of Abingdon murder expected to stand trial in April

Oxford Mail:

11:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man on an Abingdon tow path has appeared in Oxford Crown Court.

Didcot rocking to the sound of an Oxjam fundraiser

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDCOT rocked out over the weekend to raise money for a good cause.

Homes growth fuels bid for more advice centre helpers

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAJOR increase in homes in the Wantage and Grove area will put even more pressure on an advice centre, its new chairman is warning.

THE ISSUE: Is a tunnel under North Oxford the best way to solve traffic problems?

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YES: John Bleach, Wolvercote Neighbourhood Forum committee member.

DISABLED SPACE: Device gives me plenty to think about...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

I have a friend who like me is a stroke survivor, but she has an electronic device implanted into the calf muscles of her leg to help her walk.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

Police want to speak to a woman who claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who approached a passer-by and claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in the early hours of Saturday is being sought by police.

Oxford University staff vote to strike

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

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Academic staff at Oxford University and Ruskin College have voted for industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Frideswide Square redevelopment designs approved

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Designs for the redevelopment of Frideswide Square in Oxford were approved yesterday.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Handovers at hospital are a sign of state our NHS is in

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

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOR any machine to work, all parts need to be operational, with every one performing its function efficiently.

Watch: Baffled by nuclear fusion? It's child's play as Lego video explains all

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NUCLEAR fusion is never an easy subject to explain to the average citizen.

Blackbird Leys toilets loo-king better now

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished.

Brookes' beauty aims to be crowned Miss Great Britain

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Oxfordshire beauty queen is setting her sights on becoming this year’s Miss Great Britain.

Iron Age mirror found in Didcot to be given its first display

Oxford Mail: Didcot Iron Age mirror on display

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A rare Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot will go on display this weekend.

New method to pay for infrastructure

Oxford Mail: south oxfordshire district council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council bosses are looking to introduce a new method to make developers pay for infrastructure upgrades like roads.

Hot pink is the colour in Kidlington firefighters' breast cancer push

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS at Kidlington Fire Station swapped their traditional uniforms for pink t-shirts yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Tributes paid to Abingdon stab victim as woman appears in court

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIENDS of a man stabbed on an Abingdon tow path yesterday spoke of their loss as the woman charged with his murder appeared in court.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.

Optimism grows over empty shops in Banbury

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

“ENCOURAGING” interest in empty shops in Banbury suggests the town is recovering from the recession, a council leader has said.

Coroner's warning over 'fashion' of bike with no brakes following boy's death

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CORONER has warned young cyclists to ensure their BMX bikes have brakes after the death of a 12-year-old boy.

Motorists fined for using mobiles while driving in Botley Road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police fined motorists using their phones while driving in Botley Road yesterday morning.

Vale council will debate Doric plans for Botley at meeting in Wantage

Oxford Mail: An artist’s impression of Doric’s proposed development

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A planning committee meeting to decide on proposals for the £100m Botley regeneration scheme will be held in Wantage.

Carterton motorcyclist dies in hospital after road accident

Oxford Mail: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 74-year-old man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Renewed windows give Wesley Memorial Church a brighter outlook

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE renewed Victorian stained-glass windows will brighten up the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford.

Bus firm apologises for not telling blind woman of stop

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BUS company has apologised after drivers failed to tell a blind woman where her stop was three times, leaving her on one service for more than two hours.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Fan unit fault is focus of Didcot power station fire inspectors

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN investigation into a blaze at Didcot B power station focused yesterday on a possible fault with a cooling fan unit in one of the cooling towers.








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