JACK BROOKS COLUMN: Having a ball against my former team

Oxford Mail: Jack Brooks has taken two wickets against the students

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WE’VE only had two Championship matches this season, but they’ve been played on completely different pitches.

Getting divorced couples to share parenting is aim of new child act

Oxford Mail: Legal Challenge: Pros and cons of alternatives to child adoption, by Ruth Hawkins, solicitor with Turpin & Miller

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Partner, acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller Ruth Hawkins outlines changes to the Children and Families Act

A real cause for concern over police security...

Oxford Mail: Steven Curran

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

CRIMINALS are getting younger these days. And if you ask Eynsham’s local police officers they’ll certainly confirm that.

Pushing party politics aside opens door to free thinking

Oxford Mail: Les Sibley says that as an independent councillor he has flexibility to work with other Bicester councillors without the hindrance of party political constraints

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Les Sibley, Independent County Councillor for Bicester West talks about how his role outside party politics has shaped his year at County Hall.

Red Devils' demise spells the end of an era

Oxford Mail: David Moyes's face tells its own story of frustration

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Michael Duberry hasn't much sympathy for Manchester United as boss Moyes gets the chop

Refusing to be held back by disability Gavin Hageman tells us why two minds are better than one....

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Refusing to be held back by his disability Gavin Hageman tells us why two minds are better than one....

Big guns pushed out in pop posers

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IN a season where the Premiership sides have led the way in virtually all of the themed Tabletop quizzes, how refreshing it was last Thursday night to have the Rock and Pop instalment dominated by a posse of the so-called lesser lights.

Despair as child cyclist is killed on our roads

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CYCLING correspondent Honour Tomkinson on the tragedy of a 12-year-old boy who died in an accident while out cycling with friends.

Music and dance make for healthy start to a baby’s life

Oxford Mail: Getting down to exercise at Oxford Brookes Centre for Sport in Headington. Picture: OX66516 Cliff Hide

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Lesley Smith and Ethel Burns, of Social Work & Public Health at Oxford Brookes University, on the importance of zumba to women.

The Beano and kisses – beat that for exhilaration

Oxford Mail: Jeremy Smith

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Jeremy Smith contemplates some exhilaratingly normal golden moments from his life

Why we all need our reality checkpoints

Oxford Mail: Rev Canon Dr Edmund Newey, sub-dean of Christ Church Cathedral

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

REV Canon Dr Edmund Newey, sub-dean of Christ Church Cathedral, writes about the reality checkpoints we may have in life.

Time to reflect on the really true meaning of Passover celebration

Oxford Mail: Penny Faust, of the Oxford Jewish Congregation

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

PENNY Faust, of the Oxford Jewish Congregation, on the origins and meaning of Passover.

Remembering when lunches were all liquid

Oxford Mail: annette cunningham

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"I worked in one pub where I wasn't allowed to refuse an offer of a drink" writes Annette Cunningham

Choice is yours: a Ferrarri now or food for later

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"The state pension is £113.10 a week. Not much even if you like lentils" writes Gill Oliver

Tune in, chill out and enjoy some vintage rocking

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Liz Nicholls urges you to check out Jimi Hendrix Night and highlights what else is on offer for the long Easter weekend

On the trail of choccy goodies

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"We need a break from Ancient English architecture and Easter egg trails" writes Katherine Rees

Improved food and health is all in the genes

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"There has not been a single documented case of health being damaged by GM foods" writes Renee Watson

Warming to a shed

Oxford Mail: Warming to a shed

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Make bike riding as safe as it's enjoyable

Oxford Mail: Cycling in Oxford

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

'I'm enjoying a tasty legacy'

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design is eating the fruits of somebody else's green labours

Stop stressing and go for a run

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Sara Bailey is sharp, smart and sixteen

Spoilt for choice... and I hate it!

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Rebecca Moore has a dilemma over two options both with cons but also plenty of pros

Anglo-French relations are much improved - thanks to a cheese wrap

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

PETER Unsworth shares an afternoon chat and his lunchtime snack with an 18-year-old Parisian student.

‘Intractable situation’ leads to Passion Play cancellation

Oxford Mail: Mischa Richards as Jesus with soldiers Roger Butcher, Ian Callaghan and James Lewis during the 2012 play in Cowley Road

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

TODAY is Good Friday, the day we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, but there will be no re-enactment of the Passion Play on the Cowley Road this year. Bill Heine explains.

COLUMN: We've made huge strides since last year

Oxford Mail: I’m on the outside of my Monster Tech 3 Yamaha teammate Pol Espargaro, but managed to fend him off and record a career-best fifth-placed finish in Texas

3:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MotoGP rider Bradley Smith reflects on a best-ever finish

How long have I got to make a claim?

Oxford Mail: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

John McNulty, solicitor with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller, discusses the issue of time limits on litigation

Let’s hope town council is not daft on press policy

Oxford Mail: Witney Town Council's crest

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A SLIP of the pen, a premature "death", another council cut, and some finger-pointing. It's just another week in the corridors of power

Thousands of new homes have to come to Vale

Oxford Mail: Matthew Barber

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Matthew Barber, the leader of Vale of White Horse District Council, says hard choices over housing development cannot be avoided

My old club crack it after 130-year wait

Oxford Mail: Stevie May celebrates St Johnstone's winner against Aberdeen

3:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Michael Duberry rejoices as St Johnstone reach Scottish Cup final

Please provide the service you sign up to do...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Niall Strawson explains how one night in his life was affected by how city transport is provided for disabled people

Needless treatment delays could claim patients’ lives

Oxford Mail: Clive Stone

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

He’s taken on the NHS and got drugs and better funding for cancer patients everywhere. But his work is not over. Clive Stone, the man who won’t give in, is back at the Oxford Mail, still fighting for improved treatments and is inviting you to join him again on his incredible journey

The case for a robust cycling policy is crystal clear

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW manifesto from Cyclox – the cycling campaign for Oxford – will soon be published after a year of hard work.

Understanding the Messiah who rode in on a donkey

Oxford Mail: Maranda St John Nicolle, World Development Advisor for Oxford Diocese

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Maranda St John Nicolle, World Development Advisor for Oxford Diocese explains Palm Sunday

Pond brochure a surprisingly good read...

Oxford Mail: jeremy smith

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

For a while now, I’ve thought myself tedious, but last week I had it confirmed. Slipped though my letter box when I returned home last Friday was a thick, glossy and colourful brochure entitled ‘Pondkeeper’ – 100 pages of, I guess, pure pond porn to those that are interested in this kind of thing.

Godparenting isn’t just about birthdays

Oxford Mail: Angela Tilby, Diocesan Canon at Christ Church, Oxford

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Angela Tilby, Diocesan Canon at Christ Church, Oxford, talks about the role of godparents in today's society

Could we wage war on unloved places with guerrilla gardening?

Oxford Mail: Sjoerd Vogt of Faringdon Free Food says ‘guerrilla gardening is fun because it sounds slightly illegal, though we have permission for everything. This is for the community, by the community

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

The allotments are alive to the sound of music, or at least birdsong or maybe it’s just the grunts of gardeners mucking in the manure.

Seduced by the glittering illusions of Las Vegas

Oxford Mail: Las Vegas

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rebecca Moore is stunned by a visit to the Las Vegas strip

Advice for turning 30? Stay away from online lists

Oxford Mail: annette cunningham

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"Surely there's no point in looking hot if you don't make the most of it" writes Annette Cunningham

Games of Thrones has nudity, violence and now dragons... what's not to love?

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"I tried to get my boyfriend to address me as moon of my life. It didn't catch on" writes Liz Nicholls

It's scary going back to school

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"When I die, I want to come back as an accountant. They never have to do school talks" writes Katherine Rees

Screen time is not just about sitting around

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

"We are better off looking at the time our kids spend being active" writes Renee Watson

In search of beans and beer in America

Oxford Mail: Man serving Coava Coffee

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Polly Weeks takes to America to try everything from independent coffee roasters to real ale craft breweries

Lure of the sunny days

Oxford Mail: Lure of the sunny days

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Raising a glass to new greenhouse

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design celebrates her new greenhouse

Communities come together for canal

Oxford Mail: From left, Tony Joyce, chairman of Jericho Living Heritage Trust, Mark Davies and Maria Parsons at Isis Lock on Oxford Canal

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Making a snappy decision

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rebecca Moore on a moral dilemma in a snap-happy world

Nobody wanted to be responsible for lost bottle

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

IT looked so forlorn, standing alone yet erect, on a lower step of The Queen’s College main entrance: a baby’s feeding bottle. This was no past-its-best piece of nursery kit. This was a spotless, up-market Tommee Tippee bottle and what was more, it was almost full. Barely a suck or a slurp had reduced the milk level.

POLITICS: Greyhound track forms part of our community heritage, says city council leader

Oxford Mail: The greyhound and speedway track at Oxford Stadium

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

AN INQUIRY into whether Oxford Stadium should be demolished and replaced with 220 homes is set to take place in September. The stadium closed down in December 2012 when its owner, the Greyhound Racing Association, claimed it was no longer viable. Bob Price, the leader of Oxford City Council, explains why his authority has given the historic greyhound stadium its backing and what he thinks will happen next

Single family court will simplify proceedings

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Turpin & Miller partner Ruth Hawkins looks at changes in the legal system affecting family cases

Prime Minister may have a top 10 hit soon...

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

WEST Oxfordshire is home to a wide range of the rich and famous – including musicians such as Blur’s Alex James who makes cheese from his farm in Kingham and Philip Selway, formerly of Radiohead.






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