‘Lonely hearts club scam cost me £631’

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Friday 31st October 2014

A MAN left with a £631 phone bill after a relationship with a woman he met on a dating website is warning others to be wary.

Urban dancers prove they can move to the groove

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 31st October 2014

DANCE group Body Politic took Oxford’s Pegasus Theatre by storm as it rolled into town as part of its UK tour.

Mum of drugs death teenager in plea to MPs for law review

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A MOTHER who lost her 15-year-old daughter after she took Ecstasy urged MPs to review drug laws yesterday.

£10m community cash for West Way upgrade

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

DEVELOPERS behind the planned Botley regeneration have revealed they will fund £10m towards community benefits if the controversial scheme goes ahead.

Height row flats' tree screening plan blasted

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

UNIVERSITY bosses have put forward plans to screen a student flats development by Port Meadow with trees but ruled out reducing its height.

TB victim sent to prison after coughing over council staff

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for the “disgusting” crime of trying to spread tuberculosis (TB) by coughing over Oxford City Council workers.

One in three children in parts of Oxford is living in poverty, says charity

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

ONE in three children is living in poverty in areas of the city, a charity has found.

UPDATE: Road reopens after car overturns in Heyford Road, Middleton Stoney

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

10:12am Thursday 30th October 2014

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash in Middleton Stoney.

LONDON WELSH: Piri Weepu plays down injury concerns

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LONDON Welsh scrum half Piri Weepu yesterday played down concerns about the ankle injury that has left his right foot in a protective boot.

More than 40 Oxford buildings to get free wi-fi

Oxford Mail: Oxford Ice Rink

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

ART galleries, civic buildings and even Oxford Ice Rink will soon have free wi-fi thanks to government investment.

London Welsh scrum on down for a bit of action at Oxford's Radcliffe Camera

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LONDON Welsh rugby players are well known for their big hits on opponents in the Aviva Premiership, but yesterday they were the big hits as they took the Big City Scrum to the streets of Oxford.

Bishop of Oxford's farewell eucharist

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A farewell eucharist will be held today at Christ Church cathedral for the retiring Bishop of Oxford.

Oxford residents urged to join fracking protest

Oxford Mail: Fracking Comes to Stockbridge?

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

OXFORD residents are being urged to join protests against hydraulic fracturing of shale gas - known as “fracking” - outside County Hall on Tuesday.

Hubby’s love letter ‘lost in space’ after Marston rocket launch

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LAURA Freeman-Powell hoped her marriage would start with a bang when she arranged a surprise rocket launch for her husband.

‘Lost souls’ dying to find you on Halloween at Chipping Norton's Fairytale Farm

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

DARING families who go to a Chipping Norton farm will have a trip like no other this week.

Oxford Covered Market traders settle long-running rent dispute with city council

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEAL looks to have been reached on a long-running row over rents in Oxford’s historic Covered Market.

Helicopter in search for man in Wallingford garden

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A police helicopter was called to the town at about 4am yesterday after a man was spotted in a garden of a property in Wantage Road, Wallingford.

Burglars take two cars from Headington home

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

Two cars have been stolen in a burglary at a house in Sandfield Road, Headington.

Wantage MP's bid to keep painting in the UK

Oxford Mail: MP Ed Vaisey

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

S OXON: A temporary export ban on a 14th century painting has been placed by Wantage MP and culture minister Ed Vaizey.

Oxford's Northern Gateway plan sent to Government for final approval

Oxford Mail: Bob Price

7:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS for a major new business park and housing development in North Oxford have been sent to the Government for final approval.

Schoolboy petitions Tesco for safe crossing at Oxford's Old Marston Road

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

MOST nine-year-olds are more interested in football, books or video games than getting involved in local politics.

Fire-damaged generating unit at Didcot power station back in action

Oxford Mail:

6:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A GENERATING module that was damaged in a major blaze at Didcot B power station has come back online as its owner faces a repair bill of millions of pounds.

Costs of funerals to be debated at Oxford event

Oxford Mail: Kicking the Bucket organiser Liz Rothschild, right, and colleagues

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEBATE on the mounting costs of funerals is being held as part of the Kicking the Bucket Festival.

Benson man, 70, denies claiming pension and other benefits

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PENSIONER who allegedly claimed thousands in benefits despite owning four houses was described as a “consistent fraudster” by a barrister.

Widow from Longworth fears she will never know truth about Kenya crash that killed her husband

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE widow of a charity director who was killed in a car crash in Kenya yesterday said she may never know what happened, after an inquest into his death.

Headington timber... going, going, gone in 60 seconds

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A HEADINGTON resident captured this footage of a 60-year-old Scots Pine being felled in just 60 seconds.

Seacourt park-and-ride extension plan could ease Oxford traffic problems

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS to extend the Seacourt park-and-ride site in Oxford could help fight the city’s traffic problems.

Huge delays across Oxfordshire's roads this evening

Oxford Mail:

7:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAFFIC light sequencing at the Wendlebury interchange of the A34 and M40 is being blamed for huge delays across Oxfordshire tonight.

Oxford teenager in call to stop websites that promote eating disorders

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN OXFORD teenager is calling on the Government to protect young people from “dangerous” websites which promote eating disorders.

Ex-EastEnders star at Oxford show

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sir Timothy Ackroyd and Pam St Clement – who played Pat Butcher in EastEnders – will appear at a charity performance tonight.

Movie blasts and zombies a reel pain for residents of Oxfordshire village

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE sounds of explosions and screaming zombies during filming at a former military base have been disturbing residents and frightening horses at a nearby farm.

Man arrested after elderly cyclist is seriously injured in Eynsham road crash

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after an elderly cyclist was seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run at the Eynsham roundabout yesterday, police said.

Formula 1 teams in administration have ‘value’

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE two Oxfordshire-based Formula 1 teams that have gone into administration still had an intrinsic value because of their highly prized racing licences, according to a motorsport head.

Elderly victim of flooding feared second heart attack

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

An 86-year-old grandfather flooded out of his home a second time has recalled how he suffered a heart attack when his Oxford street was first deluged.

Spillover car park in Oxpens ‘jumping the gun’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN OVERFLOW car park to replace the Westgate multi-storey has “jumped the gun” according to a city council transport boss.

Stiff drinks needed all round at Wantage pub

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THIS Wantage pub has transformed itself into a horrifying version of Alice in Wonderland to scare customers this Halloween.

Paid staff at Food Bank for first time

Oxford Mail: Co-directors of Oxford Food Bank, Robin Aitken, left, and David Cairns, who have received MBEs. Picture: OX67818Damian Halliwell

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Oxford Food Bank has hired paid employees for the first time.

Cyclists fined for not having bicycle lights in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO hundred and sixty-seven cyclists in Oxford have been handed fines by police for not having lights on their bikes.

Six fire engines are sent to put out cottage fire in West Hendred

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THIS thatched cottage in West Hendred, near Wantage, was damaged after a fire broke out yesterday morning.

Mum’s safety fears at pool as lifeguards are removed

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

LIFEGUARDS are set to be removed from some swimming lessons at four of Oxford’s pools.

UPDATE: Man arrested after suspected hit-and-run involving cyclist at Eynsham roundabout

Oxford Mail:

12:19pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A serious crash has closed the A40 in both directions at the Eynsham roundabout.

Lloyds Bank closures put Oxfordshire jobs under threat

Oxford Mail: FUNDING: Lloyds Bank is awarding funding of up to £3,000 (Pic: David Wood) (9992038)

7:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Staff at Lloyds Bank in the county could lose their jobs after the company announced plans to close 150 branches across the country in the next three years.

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton wary of Grimsby tie

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Michael Appleton is expecting a tricky test when he returns to one of his former clubs with Oxford United in the FA Cup first round.

Time for an autumn stroll

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TODAY may be the last time to enjoy autumn in all its glory, with temperatures in Oxford expected to peak at 17C before rain sweeps in later this week.

Medic won’t give up aid missions to West Africa until Ebola is under control

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Oxfordshire medic has vowed to keep fighting the killer Ebola virus, warning that if allowed to grow, it will soon be “on our doorstep”.

Dad’s fears for his children living in Sierra Leone

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WITNEY resident from Sierra Leone says he lives in constant fear that his four children back home could be affected by Ebola.

Motorbike set ablaze in Botley

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A motorbike is thought to have been set on fire in an arson attack, Oxfordshire Fire Service said.

Marussia become the second F1 team to go into administration

Oxford Mail: Marussia driver Max Chilton at Jerez

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOBS at Banbury-based Formula 1 team Marussia are at risk after the company went into administration.

Street cleaner Harry’s bin and gone

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AFTER being a regular face in Blackbird Leys for 13 years, Harry Liptrot is putting the bin bags away once and for all.

‘Now prove our loved ones didn’t sacrifice lives in vain’

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FAMILIES of Oxfordshire soldiers killed in the Afghanistan conflict fear their loved ones may have died in vain.






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