Be prepared and be seen this autumn

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

One great advantage of cycling is that journey times are predictable: you always know exactly how long a trip’s going to take because you don’t get stuck in traffic jams.

Question hangs on temperament

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

David Quinn reports on the Oxfordshire Quiz league, as the curtain comes down on the present campaign in the Premier Division of the Summer Leagues

Sharing a passion for singing that we all have in common

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THIS summer saw the best of Oxford’s talent represented at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. Comedy groups Oxford Revue and Oxford Imps performed, as well as newer comedy shows such as ‘Big Brass’ and ‘No Strings’. But the largest group of Oxford students at the Fringe were there to sing a capella. The Oxford Gargoyles, Out Of The Blue, The Oxford Alternotives, In The Pink and The Oxford Belles all took shows to Edinburgh last month. Emma Fox and Daniel Overin of The Oxford Gargoyles explain the popularity of a cappella and reminisce on their time at the Fringe.

Have faith in the fact we all have doubts

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

The Reverend Gareth Hughes, Chaplain, Hertford College

Being reminded of death gives us chance to live our lives to the full

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

The Venerable Martin Gorick, Archdeacon of Oxford talks about burial monunments

Enjoy freedom of uni but get it all covered

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

Why truth about sweetners could leave bitter taste

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

"Don't worry if you've been fooled by Agave Syrup. You're not alone" writes Lisa Cuerden

Packing it all in Swedish style to save planet

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

"Packaging is certainly one case of bigger not being better" writes Renee Watson

Laugh all you like, little raises a smile quite like Downton

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

"Lord Grantham is back harrumphing around the house like a camp David Cameron" writes Liz Nicholls

Lack of shuteye seems a dream

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

"Parenting a baby is quite frankly a breeze - ableit a sleep-deprived breeze" writes Katherine Rees

Beware of the rise of the machines

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Why age takes the edge off paranoia

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Rebecca considers the Ange-effect as she contemplates her own ‘pre-emptive strike’

Setting sail for Andrew

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

The big brains who made science sexy

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Oxford tour signs get lost in translation...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

‘DON’T tell me there are turf wars in Oxford.” The call for clarification came from Richard, a tall, recently retired real estate manager from New York. He had spotted the damning words ‘Oxford is corrupt’ on a hand-written notice attached to an old bicycle in Broad Street; the bike belongs to character tour guide, the Mad Hatter.

An inspiration in bringing out the best in the young

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Mix teenagers and children who have been excluded from school or addicted to drugs or arrested for GBH and add children with severe learning or physical difficulties or Down’s Syndrome and you might have a recipe for disaster. At the Trax Project in Oxford they’ve got the right mix. It’s an inspiration.

Complacency is never an option when children’s safety is at stake

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Ruth Hawkins, Partner, acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller, on why complacency is never an option when children’s safety is at stake

Fortunately Mr Balls got away with his bruising tackle on pitch

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Our weekly update from the corridors of power

DUBERRY COLUMN: To celebrate against a former club or not?

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

On Sunday afternoon with 13 minutes left in the Barclays Premier League clash between Manchester City and Chelsea, an English footballing hero was introduced.

Just remember it was the bike that came before cars

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

I met a very clever cycle journalist last week. Not only did he start the only magazine I read regularly, a trade magazine called Bike Biz, but he has now written and self-published an interesting read all about how 19th Century cyclists changed the world for the better.

Club team holds collective nerve

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

It has been a while since the final week of the regular season did not provide the backdrop for the destination of at least one of the two divisional titles in either the summer or winter leagues. However, last Thursday, in round 13 (of 14), both championships were settled – so all that needs to be resolved now are the minor placings.

Long may buildings serve our communities

Oxford Mail: The Rt Rev Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Rt Rev Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester, speaks about the rich history of church buildings.

Any marriage has to be worked at positively and not discouraged

Oxford Mail: Dr Timothy Bradshaw

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Dr Timothy Bradshaw, Oxford University department of theology, gives his view on the Scottish vote.

Oxford’s music lovers deserve better in future...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Our face in the crowd Tim Hughes says Oxford’s music lovers deserve better in future...

Thanks for the music

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

When "new for old" insurance just won't do

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

New film makers shorts are sweet

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Sit quietly, think of nothing and ease your stress

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Keeping Fit with Lisa Cuerden

Make the most of mellow days while you can

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

"Get out and explore before the weather gets frosty and you just want to snuggle up" writes Renee Watson

Disturbing images of two different lives in torment

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

"Becky has nothing to lose because she's already lost it all" writes Liz Nicholls

A big merci for care of mum

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

"Because of my sincere gratitude to the French, I'm willing to overlook the delayed flight" writes Katherine Rees

I like weddings... at a distance

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Fairytale romance has an unhappy end

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Rebecca has her illusions shattered by the break-up of a friend’s whirlwind courtship

You can buy food cheaply if you are prepared to wait

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Bill Heine shares his supermarket secrets on economy gastronomy

My tie could be consigned to history today...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

IT was a Father’s Day gift from my daughter – a beautiful silk tie that appeared to have been fashioned from an impressive Union Flag. A real eye-catcher. It was love at first sight.

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: Valentino Rossi sets the standard and I can learn so much

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WE saw Valentino Rossi at his very best at Misano – and what a career he has had.

All the meeting lacked was a good argument...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A STRANGE new atmosphere seems to have descended over Oxfordshire County Council – one of mutual respect and friendship. At this week’s cabinet meeting members of the council’s Labour opposition couldn’t find a bad word to say about any of the items which were up for discussion.

Landlords may become new ‘border police’

Oxford Mail: John McNulty

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Solicitor with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller John McNulty argues that landlords may become new ‘border police’

Troubled NFL stars deserve no sympathy

Oxford Mail: Michael Duberry

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN

Shopping till I dropped to find a wedding suit...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Disabled space columnist Niall Strawson tell us how he shopped till he dropped to find the perfect wedding suit

THE ISSUE: Should people stop feeding Red Kites?

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The once dwindling Red Kite population is now thriving in Oxfordshire, leading to some calls for people to stop leaving food out for them. We get the views from two people on opposite sides of the debate

Loads of space for this new kid on the block...

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

James Styring on a new purveyor of bicycles

After Big C’s ‘ultimate baddies’ with all your fundraising help

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORD University research lecturer Dr Ester Hammond is working on developing more effective treatments for cancerous tumours. She is also a Cancer Research UK Senior Group Leader at the Cancer Research UK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology in the Department of Oncology at the University of Oxford. Here she explains her group's latest research.

Sometimes the 'oldies' are simply the best

Oxford Mail: Tim Hughes

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AT first, I confess, I laughed. When a contact at Oxford’s New Theatre asked if I wanted to interview a member of 70s doo-wop band Showaddywaddy, I thought she was taking the mickey.

A reminder we’re part of something bigger

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Ian Macdonald, youth adviser, Diocese of Oxford, on what is means to be a Christian.

Be a pilgrim and catch that glimpse of eternity

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Rev Sally Welch, spirituality adviser at the Diocese of Oxford, on a special pilgrimage.

Flying the flag for ocean liners

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

It's not good to be the 'baddest'

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Rebecca fears Beyonce is doing more harm than good as a role model for young women

Managing finances will be child's play

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

All the fun of St Giles

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton






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