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Magnificent political ode deserves a prize

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

WHAT an absolutely magnificent ode to all things politically- minded from David Tinson (May 18).

Are taxpayers funding landlords’ mortgages?

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

AFTER reading Brian Duffy’s letter re landlords getting rich at the expense of taxpayers (May 21), it makes one wonder in this age of cutbacks in welfare how much of the budget is spent on paying rents to private landlords who house people on benefits?

Chronic congestion on our roads is here to stay

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

I HAVE just returned from a cycle ride along the A40 cycle path from north Oxford to Eynsham and back in the middle of the afternoon.

On-the-job training rather than degrees for nurses

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

I WAS appalled to read the article about getting medical staff from New Zealand and Australia, with the “financial carrots” costing mega bucks.

Buskers always need to consider other people

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

I HAVE been busking in Oxford for the past 30 years and I have never seen any of those demonstrators against Oxford City Council’s public spaces protection orders before, apart from Jonny Walker who has just appeared recently.

Social housing needed far more than another eatery

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

COUNCILLOR David Henwood (May 22) supports the developers wanting to open a Hungry Horse pub in Cowley whilst freely admitting that many residents are opposed to this development.


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