Connor Tremble trial: Judge reminds jury of stabbing evidence

Oxford Mail:

2:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JURORS in the Connor Tremble murder trial have this morning been reminded of the evidence before they go out to consider a verdict.

Garden centre targeted by burglars for third time this month

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES attempted to steal a safe and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash after breaking into Millets Farm Centre near Abingdon.

It's heartbreak for Oxford United, but Appleton so proud of team + VIDEO

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton was hugely proud by the way Oxford United stood up to West Bromwich Albion as a dramatic night saw the underdogs knocked out after a penalty shoot-out.

Six officers face investigation in Jayden Parkinson inquiry

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SIX police officers are now under investigation over how the disappearance of murdered teen Jayden Parkinson was handled.

Covered Market robbery 'was to protect family'

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLINT TOWNSEND tried to rob a jeweller’s in Oxford’s Covered Market because he was being threatened by “loan sharks”, his sister has claimed.

Bath tragedy home will not be reopened, says NHS trust

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN NHS facility where an Oxford teenager died will not reopen according to the health trust that runs it.

Santa’s elf recruiters are feeling festive already

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT MAY still be August, but Father Christmas has just started a recruitment drive.

Hunt for witnesses after two men stabbed in chest

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO men stabbed in Rose Hill were recovering in hospital last night.

Keeping the legacy of historic power station alive

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

DIDCOT Civic Hall has embraced its powerful history with a series of artworks.

Village in superfast broadband milestone for Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Nick Carter,  cabinet member for business and customers

7:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip Oxfordshire with superfast broadband will reach its 10,000th property today.

Mum sends armed robber packing in Oxford newsagents’ raid

Oxford Mail:

6:58pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WHEN an attempted robber burst into Bridge Stores in Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, Yang Beh wasn’t to be intimidated.

Sister queries hospital decision on suicidal man

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE sister of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home questioned why a psychiatrist did not admit him to hospital the day before he shot himself in the head.

‘Death penny’ may unlock riddle of unknown soldier

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BRONZE coin could unlock the mystery of a man who appears on a North Oxford First World War memorial but not in official records.

St Giles toilets to become offices

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HISTORIC public toilets in St Giles can be turned into office space, council planning officers have ruled.

Blencowe 'felt in danger when he knifed teenager

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WILLIAM Blencowe fatally stabbed Connor Tremble because he thought he was in “imminent danger of attack”, a jury was told yesterday.

Racing to victory on a heap of scrap at Red Barn Farm

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HARRY Dudley and his wacky racer celebrated victory in both categories of the Trax Scrap Heap Challenge.

Defibrillator campaign’s taking off after Mail pitches in to help

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE number of people in Oxfordshire being trained to use life-saving equipment has soared thanks to an Oxford Mail-backed campaign.

Care facility where Connor Sparrowhawk died expected to remain closed

Oxford Mail:

2:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN NHS facility where an Oxford teenager died will not reopen under plans from health managers.

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe thought he was in 'imminent danger' says barrister

Oxford Mail:

12:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BARRISTER has told a jury in the trial of Connor Tremble's killer the case is not "open and shut" as the prosecution has suggested.

UPDATE: Man arrested following double stabbing in Rose Hill

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

9:43am Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE have arrested a 19-year-old Oxford man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following a double stabbing in Rose Hill.

Oxford United new signing Will Hoskins is buzzing

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WILL Hoskins is champing at the bit to get started at Oxford United and the striker is hopeful he can make his debut at West Bromwich Albion tonight (8).

Man hurt in tree crash near Steeple Aston

Oxford Mail: South Central Ambulance Service failed to meet targets

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A road was blocked yesterday after a car came off the road and drove into a tree.

Jericho Boatyard plan backed

Oxford Mail: An artist’s impression of the Jericho boatyard development

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A £20m proposal for the redevelopment of the Castle Mill Boatyard, in Jericho, has been supported by Oxfordshire County Council.

Rain puts a stop to charity skydive by 24 people

Oxford Mail: Charlotte Nott with mum Jenny Daniels

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A charity skydive to raise money for quadruple amputee Charlotte Nott was among events affected by bad weather yesterday.

Cancer survivor and her 11 GCSEs off on safari

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A TEENAGER who has repeatedly battled cancer will go on the trip of a lifetime to South Africa.

Men hospitalised and arrested as substance sparks ‘chemical scare’

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO men who sparked a chemical scare with a white powder ended up in hospital and under arrest by the police.

Cheers as police orders disperse drinker groups

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

EXTRA police powers to break up gangs of late-night drinkers are working after just two weeks, say residents.

A40 down to one lane between Green Road Roundabout and Thornhill Park and Ride due to crash

Oxford Mail: A40 alert

7:47am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A TRAFFIC accident is causing delays on the A40 northern bypass eastbound this morning.

Cricket club hosts village celebration of its ton

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A LOT has changed about Stanton St John in 100 years.

River bus causes ripples before it hits the water

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD’S first ever water bus has entered troubled waters with boat residents before it has even launched.

‘Quick action’ halted store fire from spreading

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were yesterday thanked for their “quick and effective action” after a fire broke out at the Holland & Barrett shop in Oxford’s Golden Cross arcade.

City boss seeks to bring an end to market rental fights

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LENGTHY disputes over the rents in Oxford’s Covered Market could be consigned to history if a senior Oxford City Council officer has his way.

Showstopper is van-tastic

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MATT Baker and his Morris van pipped rivals to the post with a first-place finish in the 1960s category at the Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport yesterday.

Hugs help the homeless as youngsters spread the love in Didcot

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AFTER sailing through her GCSEs in the morning, Courtney Hughes went out to spread the love.

Oxford homes chief criticises district councils’ local plans

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD’S housing boss has accused the county’s other councils of “kicking the can down the road” when it comes to housing.

Oxford United sign Will Hoskins to boost striking options

Oxford Mail: Will Hoskins

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

OXFORD United’s bid to sharpen their attack has been boosted by the capture of experienced striker Will Hoskins.

UPDATE: Chemical incident in Goosey near Faringdon leaves two in hospital

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

TWO people were taken to hospital last night after emergency services were called to an incident involving hazardous chemicals.

Jewellery stolen in raid

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Monday 25th August 2014

Jewellery was stolen from a house in Wheatley Road, Forest Hill.

Waiting times among areas failing patients’ charter as health targets not being met

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

MORE than half of Oxfordshire’s health service targets are being missed, latest figures show.

Fire guts health store at Golden Cross centre

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A FIRE destroyed the inside of a city centre shop after it broke out in the Golden Cross arcade yesterday.

Arrest made after men rob Witney Tesco Express shop and threaten staff

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 25th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested over an aggravated burglary at a Tesco Express shop in Witney.

Festival competitors line up for a red-hot chilli contest

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 25th August 2014

IT may not have been the hottest day of the year, but contestants at the Foodies Festival chilli-eating competition were certainly sweating.

Boys chalk up good deed for Uffington's very old White Horse

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 25th August 2014

UFFINGTON’S famous White Horse is gleaming again after volunteers refreshed its chalk.

Crowds give Towersey a birthday to remember

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 25th August 2014

TOWERSEY Festival celebrated its 50th year with potentially record numbers of visitors over the Bank Holiday weekend.

College in deal with British Gas over trainees

Oxford Mail: GOOD Andrew Smith, Oxford East MP

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

BRITISH Gas Oxford will recruit 10 apprentices in a new deal with Abingdon and Witney College.

NHS stub-it-out aid helps 3,600 in Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Hilary Hibbert-Biles

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

MORE than 3,600 people in Oxfordshire were helped by the NHS to quit smoking, new figures show.

Oxfordshire Bank Holiday events braced for wind and rain

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is set for a wet Bank Holiday after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain until 11.50pm today.

Pub serves up day of fun

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

YOUNG and old enjoyed a village fete atmosphere at the Jolly Boatman pub, Banbury Road, Kidlington, as they helped raise money for the Adderbury-based Katharine House Hospice yesterday.

Half a metre of land blocks £20m Jericho boatyard plan

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 25th August 2014

A STRIP of canalside land just 50cm long has led to disagreements over a much-anticipated redevelopment of the Jericho boatyard.

Brook flows freely in Blackbird Leys after volunteers clear rubbish

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 25th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS in Blackbird Leys came together to clear rubbish blocking a brook and help the water flow freely.






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