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BRADLEY SMITH'S VIEWS: Brno is in the past, let's get ready for Silverstone

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

No good dwelling on the Brno result and unfortunately it seems to be the way my season has panned out, but it certainly keeps me focused and ready for Silverstone.

Prime Minister’s ready to put bite on election rivals

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

WITH a General Election around the corner, politicians across Oxfordshire are getting hungry for power.

Legal challenge: What are your rights if you are a grandparent

Oxford Mail: Half of Britain’s seven million working-age grandparents have a grandchild under the age of 16

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE end of a relationship or separation can be difficult for families, especially where there is a high level of conflict that makes communication between parents difficult. Grandparents may also feel worried that they may lose contact with their grandchildren and feel left out of discussions about future arrangements.

DUBERRY COLUMN: Suarez handed debut far too quickly

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEVER reward bad behaviour is a rule that you find in most books written by experts on parenting, coaching or any dealing with people.

Yet another twist in living with a spinal injury...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Weeing. We all do it. Yes I’m talking urine. We all make it and we all need to pass it. For me it’s a different experience. Most people assume it’s just my legs that don’t work but actually it’s everything below my injury site. In my case that’s everything below my chest.

I think that long distances call for a new bike...

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

James Styring talks about cycling long distances

A warm welcome awaits at John Henry Brookes Building

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Jen Hoddinott, Project Manager (Estate Communications) at Oxford Brookes University on opening the doors of the university to residents to explore

Faith can be misused for mistreating others

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Rev Dr Keith Beech-Gruneberg, director of local ministry training at the Diocese of Oxford reflects on conflict inspired by religious differences 

The journey is what helps you to find who you were meant to be

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Rev Dr Tess Kuin Lawton, chaplain and teacher at Magdalen College School, puts exam results in perspective

Plough prove it's always dangerous to write them off

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

THERE was a break from league action last week with all the Premier Division and Section One sides congregating at the Green Road Club (Kidlington) in order to participate in the ‘21st Century’ themed Tabletop.

Forget the fakery for life in the raw with a hangover

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

"This is proper farming, not larking about with a couple of chickens and an eglu" writes Liz Nicholls

Don't mistake PMT for OMG

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Tips to cut the costs of your mobile phone

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

'I want to get paid to go adventuring'

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Rebecca searches the job ads but fails to find a vacancy for ‘living an awesome life’

Trying to make the break work

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

"For holiday clubs to be useful for us they need to start at 7.30am and finish at 6.30pm" writes dentist Katherine Rees

Getting to the bottom of the way dogs 'talk'

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Renee Watson is head of explosions at Wats.on consultancy, mum of two and spreader of science love...

A feast of a festival

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Getting more than just a great haircut

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Plants for the social climbers

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design asks if flowers are upper or working class?

An unbudgeable visitor is riled by my suggestion...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MOIRA and John, an elderly couple from Edinburgh, were taking pictures of the Ashmolean Museum from outside the Randolph. They were on a bus tour and making a first visit to our city. It was for one day only; Wednesday they were off to ‘the other place’ and Thursday to Windsor – an altogether tight schedule.

To the ends of the earth to highlight global warming

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Bill Heine talks to a man who put his own life and liberty at risk to protest against deep-sea oil drilling.

All change for the system of registering who can vote

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people across Oxford will this week be receiving letters telling them about important changes to the electoral registration system.

Council leader in the driving seat for life after politics

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

POLITICS is a fickle business, and so Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth may well be preparing for life after voters decide they are fed up with him.

Legal challenge: Don’t end up in jail over plan for summer holiday

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Partner and acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller solves your legal queries

DUBERRY COLUMN: I'm taking Chelsea to claim Premier crown

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

If the start of the Football League last weekend was the appetiser, then the main course is coming on Saturday in the form of the Premier League.

Teams remain neck and neck with five games still remaining

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Teams remain neck and neck with five games still remaining says David Quinn

Be prepared no matter what the weather is like...

Oxford Mail: Honour tomkinson

10:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

I have an extra layer on as I sit down and write this, it is distinctly cooler outside and the last weekend for the first time in a long while I made full and proper use of my mudguards and lights.

A lot has changed since the days of a cheap egg butty...

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

When I was a callow music-mad youth, summer revolved around a circuit of music festivals. It still does. As a young festival-goer, with a dodgy haircut, faded denim jacket and a pocketful of guarana capsules from the herbal remedy aisle of my local Boots, I’d catch a bus to the nearest motorway junction, scribble the words ‘South please’ on a piece of cardboard and stick out my thumb.

Make a difference by remembering the past

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

Make a difference by remembering the past, writes The Reverend Charles Chadwick, parish development adviser, Dorchester Archdeaconry, Diocese of Oxford

Both nations are Christian and that should count for something

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 11th August 2014

Both nations are Christian and that should count for something, writes Prof Timothy Bradshaw from Oxford University theology department

Crossing the line is (sometimes) right and funny

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

"Adam Hills could give most politicians a run for their money in the brains stakes" writes Liz Nicholls

Watch out for hidden costs of your holidays

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Personal finance with Gill Oliver

I'm not lazy, I'm REALLY lazy

Oxford Mail: Rebecca Moore

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Rebecca Moore is Oxford Savvy

Finally getting my red carpet moment

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Rebecca gets down with the kids but doesn’t manage to grab herself a movie goodie bag

I've had enough armchair sport

Oxford Mail: Katherine Rees

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

"Someone obviously gave Usain Bolt a slap on the wrist for acting like a bored teenager" writes Katherine Rees

Complex case of research to trace autism

Oxford Mail: Renee Watson

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

"I hope we, as a society, will learn to celebrate difference among children" writes Renee Watson

Le summer Paris style

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

Plant the seed of garden love

Oxford Mail: Sheena Patterson

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design says get children outside this summer holiday

Pick up the litter... even other people's

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton

If only the world’s disputes could be handled like this...

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

YOU don’t expect a turf war in down-town Broad Street. Or do you? On a sunny day, with more guides than you’d find bookies per acre at Ascot, I suppose it could lead to furled umbrellas at 10 paces as each strives to corral the most visitors.

Will Raymond Blanc really stand up for poor? Maybe

Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Can we still use the phrase ‘pot calling the kettle black’ or does that contravene the rules of political correctness? Maybe. I ask because the latest local example of this involves a man called, strangely enough, White, or as most of us know him, Raymond Blanc, celebrity chef.

My future's on the line as British GP approaches

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN

Legal challenge: Should my son be adopted by his step-father?

Oxford Mail: Ruth Hawkins

12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Ruth Hawkins, partner and acting head of family department and family mediator with Oxford law firm Turpin & Miller answers your questions

Just in case you missed memo about zombies...

Oxford Mail: insider

10:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

An update from the corridors of power

Cost of new managers would fund radiotherapy treatment

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

He’s taken on the NHS and got drugs and better funding for cancer patients everywhere. But his work is not over. This month, Clive Stone tells us of an interesting meeting with former England rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio after the NHS went back on their word and ditched plans to offer patients a vital new treatment

Readers, I need your help so pay close attention...

Oxford Mail: Niall Strawson

10:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

You guys have all heard of crowd- sourcing, right? Wikipedia describes it as: ‘Crowd-sourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people’. I have decided to put you, my dedicated readers, to work in a pseudo crowd-sourcing exercise.

Getting a lot more than I had bargained for...

Oxford Mail: James Styring

10:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Cycling campaigner James Styring gets a lot more than he bargained for...

Scriptures must not be used as justification

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

David Paterson, former vicar of St Michael’s Church, New Marston on the mission of peace

Religious orders are one of the great hidden depths of Church

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Rev Canon Edmund Newey, Christ Church, Oxford talks about the readiness to follow God's call

One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M40 near Banbury

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

9:02am Tuesday 5th August 2014

ONE lane of the M40 is currently closed because of a broken down vehicle.






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