When The Boss carries a ‘legal can’ for his staff

Oxford Mail: John McNulty

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

John McNulty, solicitor with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller, looks at whether an employer is ever liable for the actions of its employees

Musical tastes of MP has got us wondering...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Insider has learnt something about the listening habits of Wantage MP Ed Vaizey.

Tunnel vision for solving Oxford's traffic problems isn't viable

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

We have got to do something about the issue of traffic in Oxford. The city centre is virtually gridlocked, writes Oxfordshire County Council Labour group leader Liz Brighouse.

Here's why we have to get roadworks done now

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The roads around Oxford are heavily congested and there any many complaints about the effect of the county council roadworks, writes Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth.

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Wharton story should have wider audience

Oxford Mail: Michael Duberry

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN

DISABLED SPACE: Device gives me plenty to think about...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

I have a friend who like me is a stroke survivor, but she has an electronic device implanted into the calf muscles of her leg to help her walk.

University Life: Gold status as an investor in people is a credit to our staff

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Gold status as an investor in people is a credit to our staff, writes Alison Cumpsty, Staff Development Consultant at Oxford Brookes

ON YER BIKE: Head cameras are just another layer of defence...

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ON YER BIKE: Head cameras are just another layer of defence says Oxford cycling campaigner Honour Tomkinson

RABBIT RAMBLINGS: Playgroup for the under fives is a new battleground...

Oxford Mail: Dapper: Stuart Macbeth

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band frontman and devoted working class dad Stuart Macbeth is again at odds with Oxford... and the world

Yours faithfully: Where do we find a morally right culture?

Oxford Mail: Dr Timothy Bradshaw

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rev Timothy Bradshaw, Oxford University theology department, asks what can be classed as 'normal' culture

Yours faithfully: We should keep things simple in order to start building a good life

Oxford Mail: The Rev Martin Gorick

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Rev Martin Gorick, Archdeacon of Oxford, talks about the key building blocks of a good life

Partners deserve some respect

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Drive for a garage

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

We need some pin-ups to do the math for us

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

"Wouldn't it be great if Rihanna raved about doing her tax return" writes Gill Oliver

'Let's lighten up about wording'

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Rebecca Moore defends the use of gentle humour in a college’s newsletter about the serious subject of sexual consent

Elitism rules... and so do the 'Rioters'

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

I'm loving those amateur critics and apprentices

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

"Each series delivers a fresh team of arrogant steely-eyed hopefuls" writes Liz Nicholls

Long term weight loss is not just a matter of dieting

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

"Many factors will affect fat loss in a big way. Pay attention to what is happening in your life" writes Lisa Cuerden

I'm not ready to be invisible

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

"More over Clooney, I'm done with the stereotype of the suave 50-something man" writes Katherine Rees

Crunch time for growers

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design looks for enlightenment on her apple types

Zooming police convoy has left us baffled...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO unmarked police cars with three outriders, all flashing blue lights, roared past in New Road before turning right into the what was once the main approach to Oxford’s dreaded prison – now the up-market Malmaison Hotel.

HEINE: Heeding PM’s words, I go in search of hoodie to hug

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Bill Heine takes the PM's advice

LEGAL CHALLENGE: Smacking still legal, but EU is backing a ban

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

With Ruth Hawkins, Partner, acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & miller

THE INSIDER: Come on you’re only as young as you feel Keith...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

This week The Insider misses Keith Mitchell from the race to become Banbury's next MP, campaigns for plain English in council documents and finds Ian Hudspeth rubbing shoulders with VIPs.

We’ll fight to safeguard the future of our public services

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Keith Taylor Green MEP for the South East discusses the EU-US trade deal

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Feeling frustration a year after retiring

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT was my birthday yesterday and I turned the grand old age of 39.

The disabled space: Niall Strawson explains why pavement hogs are completely unperceptive...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

The disabled space: Niall Strawson explains why pavement hogs are completely unperceptive...

On Yer Bike: What will it take for county to get its act together?

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Jame Styring wonders how long it will take for county councillors to realise that without quality of life at the heart of Oxfordshire's transport policy, it will continue to fail

Aged four and my boy's already been set 'targets'

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A child’s first day at school is bound to be stressful. For one thing I can’t figure out how to use the camera on my smartphone.

Shedding light on research to end blindness

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

"Take a moment to marvel at the intricate machines that are your eyes" writes Renee Watson

Hefty bills for fancy words are hard to stomach

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

Making a boob with videos

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Oxford Savvy with Rebecca Moore

Creature comforts

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Are we all really getting happier?

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Rebecca Moore reads the latest statistics but feels emotion surveys may be hopelessly flawed

Sound of the serpent one of many delights

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Alison Boulton digs beneath the city's dreaming spires

Going batty over a mixed bag of 'educational' TV

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

"Bermuda, the land of sun and shorts seems to have short-circuited Louis’ brain" writes Liz Nicholls

Set yourself some goals to stay on the fitness track

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

"Don't be one of those people who just talks about what they want to achieve and doesn't do it!" writes Lisa Cuerden

Battle scars of a birthday bash

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

"Even the most pacifist parent struggles to stop a son turning anything into a gun" writes Katherine Rees

CABBAGES AND KINGS: It depends who you bump into on their phones...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

I AM informed by a reliable source – my nine-year-old grandson, George – that in China special walkways are being built in some cities exclusively for mobile phone users. The idea is that if these keyboard junkies are going to run into someone as, eyes down, they text and re-text, that someone will be another addict. His source: a children’s TV channel – and who would dare question its accuracy?

HEINE: ‘You just see your whole life floating out of the front door’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A burst water pipe has devastated the lives of around 50 residents in Normandy Crescent near the East Oxford ring road for the second time in seven years. Northway in Oxford has suffered flood damage. Last weekend the Scunthorpe General Hospital had a burst pipe cutting off their drinking water.

LEGAL CHALLENGE: How the role of grandparents is affected if they look after a child

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

LEGAL CHALLENGE: Ruth Hawkins, Partner, acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller writes about how the role of grandparents is affected if they look after a child

The Insider: This return to the public eye seems carefully timed...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

The Insider: This return to the public eye seems carefully timed...

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: No caps, but no regrets over England

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

IT’S the international break and England are back on the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign trail.

More thought must be taken with decisions to help keep the streets clear

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

AVOIDING being run over by a car or other vehicle is an extremely difficult task for me due to my visual impairment. Any obstacles or clutter on the pavements put me at risk of being hit by a vehicle. Most building work or street maintenance works provide sufficient pedestrian provision.

Privatisation of our NHS and other awkward questions

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

5:00pm Tuesday 7th October 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

Quiz League: Memorial Trophy win just what the doctor ordered

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THERE was a full turnout on Thursday night as all combatants in the Summer Leagues congregated at the North Oxford Conservative Club (Summertown) for the distribution of silverware and to participate for the handicapped Janet Priest/Laurence Stevens Memorial Trophy.

On yer bike: A sad day as I say farewell to a dear old friend

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

I lost an old friend last week. She was trustworthy, gentle and beautiful to boot and I coldly sold her off. Yes I’m talking about one of my bikes, one of my favourite bikes actually.

Challenging the true meaning of freedom

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 6th October 2014

Reverend Dr Michael Beasley, Director of Mission, Diocese of Oxford, on what the legacy of St Francis of Assisi could mean for a modern-day society.

Time to reflect and rejoice during a month of festivals

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 6th October 2014

Penny Faust, of the Oxford Jewish Congregation, on how series of festivals give people a time to reflect and rejoice in their faith and life

Students help to make Oxford a little bit special

Oxford Mail: Tim Hughes

10:00am Monday 6th October 2014

EVERY city has an issue or two which divides its people and refuses to go away. For some, like Liverpool, it’s football.






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