12:20pm Saturday 5th July 2014
A COUPLE are in training for the adventure of a lifetime – trekking the Great Wall of China.
Ahmed Khan, and fiance Lauren Flack, both 24, hope to raise £4,000 for children’s charity the NSPCC.
They are now training every other day to build up their stamina ready for the 45k trek over five days in October, starting at Badaling, near Beijing.
This month, the couple, of London Road, Bicester, will head to the Lake District for a hill walking weekend.
Mr Khan, a store manager at Savoy Taylors Guild at Bicester Village, said: “I am very excited about the trek and think its going to be a unique life experience that doesn’t come around too often. The fact that I’m going to be sharing that experience with my fiance makes it all the more special.’’
5:50am Saturday 18th April 2015
THE Grade II-listed Randolph Hotel was built in 1864 by William Wilkinson, an architect who also designed many other buildings in North Oxford.
2:10pm Friday 17th April 2015
MAVIS the sheep has been saved from slaughter after she attempted to lead her flock on an escape to freedom through the streets of Chipping Norton yesterday.
8:30am Friday 17th April 2015
THE parents of Liberty Baker said they were “devastated” the man whose dangerous driving killed their daughter was only jailed for four years.
12:30pm Friday 17th April 2015
THE mother of murdered Jayden Parkinson said she hoped her daughter’s memorial garden would be a place for the community.
9:53pm Friday 17th April 2015
Friends and family gathered this evening to remember Kyle Byfield.
1:06pm Friday 17th April 2015
A LORRY and two cars have crashed on the A34, closing one lane.
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