Firefighters battle Milton Common window frame blaze

Oxford Mail: Firefighters battle Milton Common window frame blaze Firefighters battle Milton Common window frame blaze

Firefighters tackled a window frame on fire at a three-storey house on Sunday night.

Three fire engines, from Wheatley, Thames and Oxford’s Slade Park, were sent to the fire at Langsmead House on London Road in Milton Common.

They were called at 7.10pm and the fire was put out using a house reel.

The cause of the fire is yet unknown.

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Station marks conflict

Oxford Mail: First Great Western logo

7:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

First World War poetry and songs will be recited in a ceremony at Charlbury Railway Station tomorrow from 6pm when train company First Great Western and volunteers hold a commemorative service to mark Monday’s 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict.

Car break-ins alert

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Drivers are being warned to lock their cars and take valuables with them after a string of thefts.

Sex case defendant trial date is changed

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a child had his trial date changed yesterday at Oxford Crown Court.

Clumps trust lost money on cooling towers event

Oxford Mail: Timelapse sequence of the demolition of the cooling towers at Didcot A Power Station, 5am, July 27, 2014

7:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A CHARITY has been left £2,200 out of pocket after an estimated 2,500 people watched the demolition of the three Didcot power station cooling towers from Wittenham Clumps last Sunday.

Legion stalwart steps down but will still sell his poppies

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7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

AFTER 41 years selling poppies to raise funds for the Royal British Legion in Oxfordshire Jim Lewendon is preparing to bow out as county chairman.

City re-election bid

Oxford Mail: Alex Hollingsworth

6:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

OXFORD City Council’s former leader Alex Hollingsworth is making another attempt to become a councillor again.

£8,800 benefit cheat must do unpaid work

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

6:40am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A BENEFITS cheat has been ordered to do 120 hours of unpaid community work after dishonestly claiming more than £8,800.

Railway station’s £75m masterplan is unveiled

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

DESIGNS for the £75m redevelopment of Oxford Station could be unveiled later this year.

Collectable vinyl's for sale on the record deck

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

IF COLLECTABLE vinyl floats your boat, then Luke Guilford’s river record store will be worth a visit.

Education chief hits out at schools' 'lack of ambition'

Oxford Mail: Melinda Tilley

6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

SOME people in the county’s schools don’t have enough ambition for their pupils, Oxfordshire’s education chief has claimed.

Retrial in case of Jake Blakeley set for January next year

Oxford Mail:

3:07pm Friday 1st August 2014

There will be a retrial in the case of Jake Blakeley, who was accused of preventing a lawful burial in the case of murdered teen Jayden Parkinson.

Junior joins United's ranks

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Michael Appleton was thrilled Oxford United’s pat-ience paid off after they finally clinched the signing of Junior Brown last night.

Five police officers interviewed over handling of search for murdered Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

10:24am Friday 1st August 2014

FIVE police officers have been served misconduct notices and are being interviewed over the handling of the search for murdered teenager Jayden Parkinson.

United opens doors to unemployed youngsters

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

OXFORD United will today announce hundreds of new signings as it kicks off a scheme to help the city’s unemployed young people.

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