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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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

£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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lorry driver is sent to prison for causing fatal accident on M40

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LORRY driver who “completely obliterated” the back of a car when he smashed into it has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

The scales of Justice - 17 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

17 cases hear recently at Banbury magistrates' court

Update: Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of West Oxfordshire base

Oxford Mail:

10:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE are reports Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of the West Oxfordshire site this morning.

Cotswolds Conservation Board looks for new members

Oxford Mail:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEW members are needed for the Cotswolds Conservation Board to help manage the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Tunnel vision for solving Oxford's traffic problems isn't viable

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

We have got to do something about the issue of traffic in Oxford. The city centre is virtually gridlocked, writes Oxfordshire County Council Labour group leader Liz Brighouse.

Here's why we have to get roadworks done now

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The roads around Oxford are heavily congested and there any many complaints about the effect of the county council roadworks, writes Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth.








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