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Abingdon

Man jailed for more than three years for breaking into woman's house and threatening her with knife

Man jailed for more than three years for breaking into woman's house and threatening her with knife

Drayton Road near Sutton Courtenay closed in both directions after a car crashed into a tree

Update: One person injured and Drayton Road near Sutton Courtenay closed in both directions after a car crashed into a tree

Colourful: Alice Ellner, seven, holding a dragonfly she made at the arts and craft session in Abingdon

Alice creates a not-so-ugly bug

Assistant library manager Rosie Tilston with some of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory artwork on display

Charlie proves the golden ticket for better literacy

Reconstruction: Rosie Miller, eight, has a go at rebuilding a pot

Finding out how archaelogists piece history together

Mum-of-two wants a stolen trike back

Mum-of-two wants a stolen trike back

Big day: Jim Simpson celebrates his 100th birthday with his daughter Sarah Wood, 64, and his wife Iris, 95

Being run over by a lorry did not stop Jim reaching his ton

Fruitful: Lawrence Gallon enjoys cherry-picking

Bumper cherry crop predicted

Skye Hall's family set new world record for longest Loom Band

Skye Hall's family set new world record for longest Loom Band

Cheers: Chris Harrison holds a pint aloft

Prize-winning small brewery is rapidly expanding

Uncertainty: David Nimmo Smith

Campaigners unhappy with plans for park-and-ride sites

Pleased: Dr Peter Harbour in Abbey Meadow Outdoor Pool

Outdoor pool’s £500k facelift gets backing

Investigation: Sutton Fields

Residents claim housebuilder has breached planning rules

Extravagant Basement Jaxx show show closes Truck music festival

Extravagant Basement Jaxx show closes Truck music festival

Award: Headteacher Laura Youngman with Margherita Cinque, seven, holding a tablet and B-Bot

Primary school receives national award for ICT use

Energy: Museum curator Matt Stevens takes a look at an Avometer and a Diffraction Grating used in experiments at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Flight of discovery into a world of science faction

Archive: An image from a Victorian board game Jumbo the Children’s Friend from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera

See Bodleian’s treasure trove of images and artwork online

Fundraising drive: Andrew and Sally Hall with son Jesse, three, are encouraging people to donate their old cars to the family’s charity

Mum’s Blue Skye Thinking to make charity cash from cars

Man arrested for burglary in Abingdon

Man arrested for burglary in Abingdon

Man arrested after burglary in Radley Road, Abingdon

Man arrested after burglary in Radley Road, Abingdon

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Abingdon School expels boys over drugs

Man charged with theft of television and iPhone in Abingdon

Man charged with theft of television and iPhone in Abingdon

Four Abingdon School pupils expelled for breaking drugs policy

Four Abingdon School pupils expelled for breaking drugs policy

Man charged with fuel theft

Man charged with fuel theft

Redbridge Hollow man charged with stealing fuel from vehicle in Abingdon

Redbridge Hollow man charged with stealing fuel from vehicle in Abingdon

CLOSE UP: Isabel Macdonald examines some aretfacts

Exhibition puts Roman treasures in spotlight

One lane of the A34 is closed at Abingdon after a crash between Marcham and Milton

One lane of the A34 is closed at Abingdon after a crash between Marcham and Milton

On song: Sophie Elise is using her first single to raise money for charity

Young singer uses her first single to raise money for children’s charity

Open: Support services manager Claire Wilnecker and capital development manager Martin New cut the ribbon

New sensory garden opens for patients

James Phillpott, father of Amber

Festival drums up funds

The Guildhall

Dispute over future uses of Guildhall

Work: Front, from left, Jason Hewitt and pupil Ilya Kovzinkin, 14, with fellow contributors behind

Talented storytellers create book of town’s tales

Stephen Gray

Plea as 59-year-old man goes missing

Funky: Teachers at Fitzharrys School, Abingdon, join forces to make a video for their Year 11 leavers

Teachers’ funky music video is a leaving gift to remember

Grateful: John Fieldsend

Holocaust survivor pays tribute to man who saved him from the Nazis

Bumper: Kirsty Ebsworth, public relations correspondent at Millets Farm, inspects the strawberries

It’s so hot I can see the fruit growing

Labour of love: Bryan Brown with his new book outside Albert Park, Abingdon

Visit the park, now read the book

Have you seen missing Stephen Gray from Abingdon?

UPDATE: Missing Stephen Gray from Abingdon found

Fundraisers: Emma Frank and her children Katy, six, and nine-year-old Ted, centre, with Finlay Turner, also nine, are raising money as part of the festival

Music festival remembers ‘little ray of sunshine’

Two-car crash in Marcham near Abingdon

Two-car crash in Marcham near Abingdon

Try this: Lucy Brotherton, left, and Millie Jones, both 13, use spaghetti and marshmallows to build a tower as part of National Women in Engineering Day

Focus key as Millie and Lucy build spaghetti tower

Honda stolen in Abingdon

Honda stolen in Abingdon

Showtime: Rehearsals for the production of The Elephant Man. Tony Green plays Dr Treves, Rebecca Peberdy is Mrs Kendal and Duncan Blagrove is John Merrick

Elephant Man play ‘brings human frailties to life’

Plans: The Guildhall in Abingdon

Tenders are vetoed but Abingdon Guildhall project is still on

All Abingdon Guildhall bids rejected over investment and access fears

All Abingdon Guildhall bids rejected over investment and access fears

Decision: A revamp of Abingdon Guildhall will be discussed behind closed doors tonight

Meeting behind closed doors set to decide fate of Abingdon Guildhall

Showstopper: Great British Bake Off finalist Christine Wallace with winner Lara Kalafatis

Bake-off win is a picnic at Abingdon school

Man behind bars for race abuse in cell

Man behind bars for race abuse in cell

Delighted: Harwell scientist Martin Whalley with his son James at the Philae landing event last November

Comet lander’s revival delights scientist

Unveiled: From left, Mike Badcock, town archivist Jackie Smith, Abingdon School head Felicity Lusk, Mayor Helen Pighills and Prof Robert Evans, of Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board

Plaque recognises a major role in history

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