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Trying to make the break work

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

"For holiday clubs to be useful for us they need to start at 7.30am and finish at 6.30pm" writes dentist Katherine Rees

Don't mistake PMT for OMG

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Tips to cut the costs of your mobile phone

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

'I want to get paid to go adventuring'

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Rebecca searches the job ads but fails to find a vacancy for ‘living an awesome life’

'Luca and I would not be defeated'

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Sonia Jandhyala tells Jaine Blackman of the despair and love she felt on the day her ‘doubly unlucky’ son was born

Spoilt for choice at spa break

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Jaine Blackman wanders through a world of spas to emerge relaxed and rejuvenated

Getting to the bottom of the way dogs 'talk'

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Renee Watson is head of explosions at Wats.on consultancy, mum of two and spreader of science love...

Stepping back in theatre's history

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

There’s a new tour on Oxford’s tourist trail focusing the Sheldonian Theatre. Jaine Blackman takes the tour and meets a guide who specialises in leading parties around the city

A feast of a festival

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Forget the fakery for life in the raw with a hangover

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

"This is proper farming, not larking about with a couple of chickens and an eglu" writes Liz Nicholls

'Pub Landlord' Al Murray shows his serious side

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Al Murray may be famed for his brash comedy alter-egos, but behind the laughs lies a sensitive history-geek nurtured during his days as an Oxford student. In new series Secrets From The Asylum he delves in to his Victorian ancestors’ struggle with mental illness. Jaine Blackman reports

Getting more than just a great haircut

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Plants for the social climbers

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design asks if flowers are upper or working class?

The science of cheap fun

Oxford Mail:

3:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Forget costly summer outings, entertain the kids with inexpensive experiments at home, says Jaine Blackman

Watch: Raymond Blanc turns chanteur with Katherine Jenkins for a special night at Le Manoir + Video

Oxford Mail:

12:50pm Friday 8th August 2014

WE ALL know he can cook but who knew Raymond Blanc of Oxford’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons could sing too.

Plant the seed of garden love

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design says get children outside this summer holiday

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