High energy for first low carbon week

Oxford Mail: High energy for first low carbon week High energy for first low carbon week

MORE than 50 events are lined up to take place during Oxford’s first low carbon week.

Most are free and open to the public during the week which starts on Saturday, June 14.

Local businesses and organisations are putting their energies into supporting the week, with Oxfam, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Friends of the Earth, Oxford City Council, Turl Street Kitchen and Oxford Castle all putting on events.

There will be workshops, talks and opportunities for people living and working in Oxford to learn about how they can take steps to tackle climate change.

City councillor John Tanner, executive board member for a cleaner, greener Oxford, says: “I hope everyone will get involved in saving the environment for our children and grandchildren.’’ s A full list of events Week is at lcoweek.org

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Drink-binge driver is jailed over fuel spill

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8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DRINK-driver who caused a fuel spill after crashing his wife’s car into two trucks has been jailed for 16 months.

Vigil for ex-Gaza Scholar as wife and children are killed

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8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholar is in intensive care and six members of his family dead after their home was bombed by Israeli forces.

17-year wait for killer to be brought to justice

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NOT long after 3am on Tuesday, August 26, 1997, petrol was squirted through the letterbox of 156 Magdalen Road, East Oxford, using two Tango bottles.

Man arrested after accident closes St Aldate’s

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6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN was arrested for assault at the scene of an accident in St Aldate’s yesterday just metres away from the city’s police station.

A partial victory as school bus service saved for another year

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS in West Oxfordshire say they have have gained a partial victory after an appeal overturned plans to end a free school bus service.

Update: Three arrested after Cowley Road pub fight

Oxford Mail:

9:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THREE people were arrested after a brawl on Cowley Road.

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