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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

6:57am Friday 24th October 2014

Bringing you the latest travel news from across the county

Vision: Passenger trains could run on Cowley branch line

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

PASSENGER trains could be running on Oxford’s Cowley branch line within five years, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

Streets ahead with Mini’s urban dance

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SERIES of dance workshops have been given wheels thanks to funding from Mini Plant Oxford.

Breaking news Men arrested on suspicion of rape are released without charge

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men have been released after being arrested on suspicion of rape in Oxford yesterday. 

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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

Breaking news 'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration

Oxford Mail:

1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.

UPDATE: Hundreds line Woodstock's streets for 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral

Oxford Mail:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.

Breaking news Elderly woman taken to hospital after A4074 crash

Oxford Mail: a4074 alert

1:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was taken to hospital after two cars crashed on the A4074. 

Catch up on our brilliant Lifestyle section

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Here’s all the latest from our brilliant Friday Life team...

Breaking news Update: Road still closed after car and minibus crash in Witney

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

 FIREFIGHTERS are working to free an injured person from a vehicle after a car and a minibus were involved in a collision near Witney.

Cabbages & Kings: The temptation to grab his hat was resisted...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Cabbages & Kings: The temptation to grab his hat was resisted... says Peter Unsworth

Trench warfare at closest of quarters with new exhibit

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TRENCH warfare is set to come to life with a new exhibit at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.

Heine: I lost friends to a purblind law denying us a basic right

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Bill Heine is horrified at society's refusal to grant an individual the right to die

Response to Skye's appeal is heart-warming

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

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

HE was such an inspiration while he was alive. And the legacy brave Abingdon youngster Skye Hall created lives on.

Trains running to Cowley is an idea that's on the right track

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

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ANYTHING that would help alleviate Oxford’s congested roads is of course welcome.

Castle Mill report to be published at last

Oxford Mail: The view of the Castle Mill development from Port Meadow

8:40am Friday 24th October 2014

A long-awaited report into the effects of the Castle Mill student flats neighbouring Port Meadow will be published on Thursday.

Rock stars turn back time for ’80s spectacular

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE cast of musical Rock of Ages wore mortar boards to give the people of Oxford a lesson in rock ‘n’ roll before taking to the New Theatre stage.

Two arrested in city centre rape investigation

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were arrested on suspicion of rape yesterday after a man reported being attacked in a city centre alleyway.

Funeral for 11th Duke

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A private funeral for the 11th Duke of Marlborough is being held at St Mary Magdalene Church at 11.30am today.

Stab inquest opens

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

The inquest into the death of a man stabbed by the Thames in Abingdon was formally opened and adjourned in Oxford yesterday.

Loom to the Moon goes on but life’s hard without Skye

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE mother of Skye Hall has spoken about how the Loom to the Moon campaign is keeping the five-year-old’s memory alive.

UPDATE: Men arrested on suspicion of raping a man in an alleyway in Oxford remain in custody

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men arrested on suspicion of rape after reports a man was attacked in an alleyway near New Inn Hall Street are still in custody.

Caterham F1 staff in dark over future after being locked out of Leafield Technical Centre

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.

Oxfordshire GCSE results improve despite Government-imposed changes

Oxford Mail: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S GCSE pupils have surged ahead of national averages despite concerns that Government changes would impair exam results.

Viability study is under way over 1,400-seat concert hall

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS for a £9m concert hall in Oxford that could house 1,400 people will depend on the findings of a new study, the school behind the plans said.

Blueprint for a £110m cancer research centre

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

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county patients.

Birthday girl gives a unique gift of her own

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

a CARING teenager had an unusual way of marking her birthday yesterday.

Eight county churches are added to ‘at risk’ register

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

EIGHT historic county churches in danger of being damaged beyond repair have been added to English Heritage’s ‘at risk’ register.

£2.5m transport scheme hits a four-week delay

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

WORK to resurface Ducklington Lane in Witney has been delayed by four weeks.

Porter bids to be MP

Oxford Mail: n ALL EARS: UKIP candidates Dickie Bird, left, and Alan Harris are eager for information. Picture: OX58941 David Fleming

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A university porter has left his job to run as an MP for UKIP.

Man had blade ‘for protection’

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD who had a “fearsome” bladed weapon in a public place was only trying to protect his home and his family, a jury heard yesterday.

City roadworks hassle is worthwhile, says minister

Oxford Mail: OCC Cabinet member for transport, David Nimmo-Smith.

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

MULTIPLE roadworks that cause city traffic gridlock are “worth it”, a minister has said.

Man, 36, filmed girls’ sex acts via his webcam

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who encouraged girls as young as 11 to perform sex acts on camera and then filmed it on his phone has been spared jail.

Temporary Oxpens car park will have only half the space

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A TEMPORARY replacement car park for Oxford’s Westgate multi-storey will provide less than half the number of spaces at present, it has been announced.

All fired up for popular adults’ pottery classes

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ADULTS enjoyed a pottery class at the East Oxford Community Centre.

Four-minute-miler celebrates with athletes

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SIR Roger Bannister returned to Oxford’s famous Vincent’s Club as the club celebrated its 150th anniversary with the award of scholarships and bursaries for outstanding student athletes.

Lively festival tackling the grave issue everyone faces

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SKELETONS and skulls brought a graveyard to life during the launch of the city’s festival of death.

Fernandes hits back in Caterham row

Oxford Mail: Tony Fernandes has accused Engavest of failing to honour their obligations

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Fernandes has accused the consortium behind Caterham of failing to honour their obligations as a public feud between the two parties has descended into a war of words.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

7:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Oxfordshire bid for record Poppy Appeal total to mark centenary of start of First World War

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE in Oxfordshire are being urged to help break the £500,000 barrier for the first time as this year’s Poppy Appeal is launched today.

Working to fashion a city extravaganza

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As preparation hots up for Oxford Fashion Week’s Autumn/Winter event next month, Annabal Bagdi takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes to make the glittering event such a success

JEAN DAVIES: Right-to-die campaigner

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

RIGHT-TO-DIE campaigner Jean Davies, who has passed away aged 86 after starving herself to death, used her harrowing last days to highlight the absence of assisted dying legislation in the UK.

Obituary: The 11th Duke of Marlborough, custodian of Blenheim Palace

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE 11th Duke of Marlborough, who has died aged 88, made it his life’s work to preserve Blenheim Palace for the future.

New £110m cancer research centre planned for Oxford

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

3:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county sufferers.

Judge criticises "catastrophic" CPS after trial postponement

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “catastrophic failure” by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) which caused a trial to be put off until next year.

Chipping Norton sixth-former wins Owen Mumford engineering scholarship

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SIXTH-FORMER from Chipping Norton has won a scholarship to support his engineering studies at university from medical supplies firm Owen Mumford.

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

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

The Guide: What is happening on the entertainment scene

Oxford Mail:

1:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

Splash of colour will fill Cornbury Park at Run or Dye event

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPLASH of colour will greet runners taking part in a 5km charity race in West Oxfordshire on Saturday.

Spreading word about an inspirational Finmere artist who paints using his mouth

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Keith Jansz broke his neck in a car crash in June 1995, just weeks after running the London Marathon, he was told he would never walk again.








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