Tributes paid to man found stabbed to death on Abingdon riverbank

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Breaking news UPDATE: Woman, 40, appears in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

10:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon on Sunday night.

Pensioner dies in hospital after motorbike crash

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 74-year-old  man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Robber sent to prison for part in £11,000 Park End Street attack

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROBBER who beat a man up as a distraction while his accomplice stole £11,000 from his victim’s wife has been jailed.

Let Oxford expand beyond its boundaries says housing crisis report

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD is an example of a city which should be allowed to grow beyond its boundaries, according to a national report.

Drop former English Defence League leader as speaker, Oxford Union urged

Oxford Mail: The Oxford Union

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEARLY 200 Oxford academics, students, councillors and trade union leaders have signed an open letter calling for the Oxford Union to cancel an invitation to the former leader of the English Defence League to speak.

We've had enough of pay freezes say striking JR radiographers

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS from Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital went on strike for four hours yesterday in protest at a pay freeze.

Lorry driver failed to brake in time to avoid fatal crash, jury told

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LORRY driver had 12 seconds in which he failed to brake before fatally crashing into a broken-down car on the M40 in Oxfordshire, a jury was told.

County council revises budget cuts to lessen burden on services for homeless

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTS to help for homeless people are to be changed after concerns were raised about their impact.

Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

On-target Alfie Potter hails dream day as Oxford United regain winning habit + VIDEO

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

ALFIE Potter hailed a “perfect day” as he came off the bench to score and give Oxford United a much-needed victory over Tranmere Rovers.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Britain's Got Talent star Fabia and her feathered friends go burlesque for breast cancer funds in Cowley

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

OXFORD’S own burlesque star Fabia Cerra hosted a special dancing class over the weekend to raise money for charity.

DIDCOT POWER STATION FIRE: 'It was a bit of an inferno' + Video

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUGE fire ripped through a cooling tower at Didcot Power Station last night.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Cheers! Thousands hail the ale

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THOUSANDS of beer-lovers flocked to Oxford Town Hall to raise a toast to real ale at the annual Oxford Beer Festival.

‘Save trees from chop to shield us from eyesore'

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that felling trees near the Port Meadow student flats could worsen their impact on neighbouring people.

Network Bicester makes second attempt for planning permission to create business site

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS for a new multi-million-pound business site on the edge of a Bicester housing estate have been re-submitted to Cherwell District Council.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

Gran 'had no alternative' but to starve herself to death

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:20am Monday 20th October 2014

AN Oxford grandmother who starved herself to death said before she died that she had “no alternative” given the UK’s laws against assisted suicide.

Patients facing delays when trying to see GP across county, says survey

Oxford Mail: Andrew Smith MP

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A THIRD of patients could not see their own doctor or get an appointment within a week, a survey revealed.

Update: Fire at Didcot Power Station under control and 'no risk to the public' + Video of blaze

Oxford Mail:

9:08pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE fire at Didcot Power Station is under control and the smoke is not hazardous to the public, a fire chief has said tonight.

Free: Get Oxford Mail news alerts sent direct to your phone via Whatsapp

Oxford Mail: Whats App logo

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

OXFORD Mail readers can now sign up to get major breaking news alerts sent direct to their mobile phones with a new service using Whatsapp.

UPDATE: Traffic lights back on at Frideswide Square after earlier fault

Oxford Mail: Frideswide Square

10:18am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE traffic lights in Frideswide Square and its approaches are out this morning.

Three men to appear in court charged with thefts of mobile phones from Oxford nightclubs

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

10:29am Sunday 19th October 2014

THREE men have been charged with six counts of theft after mobile phones were allegedly stolen at two city nightclubs.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

Oxford Mail: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

Oxford Mail: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Details of 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral released

Oxford Mail:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

FAMILY and close friends will attend the funeral of the 11th Duke of Marlborough on Friday in Woodstock, Blenheim Palace has said.

Oxford's Westgate Centre revamp overcomes insurance hurdle

Oxford Mail: Westgate Centre oxford

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

DEVELOPERS behind the £400m redevelopment of Oxford’s Westgate Centre have taken out an insurance policy against a city centre road collapsing.

Ghouls haunt patrons at performance

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

As the lights came down, it wasn’t just the magic of cinema that was bringing things to life.

Oxford United legend John Aldridge sad to see former sides propping up table

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

JOHN Aldridge says he will have divided loyalties when Oxford United and Tranmere Rovers meet this afternoon, but the former striker – a legend at both clubs – is desperate to see them climb away from trouble.

Three car fires in Oxford probed by Thames Valley Police

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

Firefighter attended three separate car fires in the Rose Hill area of Oxford early yesterday.

Man suffered burns in Milton Heights fire

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A man suffered minor burns to his hands and face trying to put out a shed fire in Milton Heights, near Didcot.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Flood-hit Oxford residents go into debt to pay two lots of bills

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

FLOOD-HIT families have been told they have to pay bills for both their temporary accommodation and their water-ravaged homes.

Oxford city centre march to cause bus delays

Oxford Mail: Stagecoach bus

8:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A march tomorrow could cause disruption to Oxford city centre bus services.

Three men arrested at Redbridge Hollow travellers' site

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

Three men were arrested after trading standards officers executed a warrant at Redbridge Hollow travellers’ site yesterday.

Hundreds gather at Christ Church cathedral in Oxford to mark life of Dragon School pupil Felix Byam Shaw

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed out Christ Church cathedral yesterday in memory of a “wonderful” 14-year-old who died after falling ill on holiday.

Mini-mad couples plan an Italian Job for kids' charity

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO Mini-mad couples will be realising a long-term dream when they embark on their very own Italian Job for charity.

Test your Mensa IQ at session in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Generic image of a man typing on a computer keyboard. (8341410)

7:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

High IQ society Mensa will be holding a supervised test session in Cowley today.

South Oxfordshire District Council choses John Cotton as new leader

Oxford Mail: Ann Ducker

7:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

John Cotton has been chosen as the new leader of South Oxfordshire District Council.

Car driver stops and spits at dog walker in Deddington

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A driver pulled up alongside a dog walker in Deddington, wound down his window and spat in her face, police said.

Vale challenge over ‘dangerous’ pedestrian crossings in Abingdon

Oxford Mail: Matthew Barber

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A LEGAL challenge could be launched against Oxfordshire County Council over two “dangerous” pedestrian crossings and a housing estate.

Christmas lights already up in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

THERE are stil 67 days to go but Christmas lights have already been put up by city council staff in Oxford city centre.

Thousands like Facebook post on council page criticising traffic chaos

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN Charles New posted a comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Facebook page about traffic gridlock, it prompted thousands of responses.

Owner of savaged pooch in Marston gets fundraising help for vets’ bills

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN mother-of-one Liane Devine heard that her Oxford neighbour’s dog had been attacked she wanted to do something about it.

Cyclist in his 70s is injured in collision with car at Oxford Eastern Bypass

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A CYCLIST in his 70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was involved in an accident with a BMW car yesterday.

Site visit proposed over plan for 270 homes in Witney

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to support visiting the site in Witney of a controversial plan for 270 homes before making a decision.






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