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Witney's firms going all a Twitter on #witneyhour site

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SOCIAL media user who promotes Witney businesses through an online network wants to see the town prosper.

Brother to shave hair off in memory of 'big sis' from Chipping Norton

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MOTHER who died just three days after being diagnosed with cancer will be remembered during a fundraiser this week.

Sentencing of teenage rapist from Finstock postponed

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

8:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE sentencing of a teenager described as a “dangerous paedophile” was postponed yesterday.

‘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.

Partial victory over Stagecoach S7 bus service to John Radcliffe Hospital

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DEDICATED bus service from West Oxfordshire to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital finally drops passengers off at the entrance, but will continue to pick them up from half a mile away.

Cotswold Line timetable gets shake-up with key peak train speeded up

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

12:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EXTRA trains between Oxfordshire and Worcestershire be introduced on the Cotswold Line next May and a key morning peak train will be retimed to give an earlier arrival in London.

Review tells RSPCA to rethink animal cruelty prosecutions role after Heythrop Hunt case

Oxford Mail: ANIMAL WELFARE: The RSPCA prosecuted a 20-year-old woman for causing suffering to her dogs

9:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A REVIEW of the RSPCA’s policy on prosecutions for animal cruelty, ordered after a controversial action against the Chipping Norton-based Heythrop Hunt, says it should leave cases of alleged illegal hunting to the police and Crown Prosecution Service.

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.

Police are still unable to say why a helicopter was deployed over Witney

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Thames Valley Police are still unable to say why a helicopter was deployed over the town on Sunday.

Public inquiry opens into Bampton homes plan

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

7:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PUBLIC inquiry started yesterday into a decision to refuse the building of 127 homes in Bampton.

Ten months on, gymnasts poised for national finals

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CARTERTON residents will be springing into action this week after a group of local gymnasts reached the national finals of a competition, despite the team only being founded this year.

Spoon carver causes a stir displaying craft at apple day

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DAVID Knight carved out a niche for himself at Cogges Manor Farm’s Apple Day as he crafted spoons from apple wood.

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.

Historic inn reopens after £600k revamp

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WHEN Phil and Evelyn Roberts achieved their dream of buying an historic West Oxfordshire inn a year ago, they couldn’t wait to get going.

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.

Trees to be planted in Witney to honour war brave

Oxford Mail: Witney Town Council's crest

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TREES will be planted in Witney on Remembrance Sunday to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Villagers stride out to help host of good causes

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

HUNDREDS of runners took part in yesterday’s annual Ascott-under-Wychwood Charity Run.

Protester reportedly shoves Prime Minister and Witney MP David Cameron in Leeds

Oxford Mail: David Cameron

1:39pm Monday 27th October 2014

A protester has reportedly shoved David Cameron while in Leeds.

Thousands blasted by paint at Cornbury Run or Dye race fundraiser + video

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 27th October 2014

THOUSANDS of rainbow-coloured runners took part in a 5k race with a difference at the weekend.

Life’s a beach as Oxford volleyball courts and Chipping Norton Lido win grants

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 27th October 2014

OXFORD will get its first beach volleyball courts after a cash injection to buy the right sort of sand.

Verdict on homes in Chipping Norton may not be revealed until near Christmas

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

A planning inspector’s decision on whether 60 homes will be built in the town may not be revealed until near Christmas.

Bus delays expected during roadworks

Oxford Mail: Revealed - list of roads to be repaired in town

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

Delays to bus services may be caused by roadworks starting today.

Fate of war dead closer to home in village map

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 27th October 2014

IN 1922, soldiers who returned to Eynsham after fighting in the First World War foun-ded a social and sports club.

‘No plans’ to pay back £3m of Witney road funding, say developers

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

DEVELOPERS have no plans to pay back millions of pounds that could help pay for a new junction on the A40 at Witney.

Riders collect wreath for a special trip to Hyde Park

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Monday 27th October 2014

DOZENS of scooters rode to the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum yesterday to receive a wreath of poppies ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

Pupils are enjoying their first days at school

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

MY, they grow up so fast.

Young and old are ready to remember at Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YOUNG and old will join together to commemorate fallen soldiers at a special Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton.

Painting the perfect picture about birds

Oxford Mail:

11:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

BIRDS are often something we admire from afar, but artist Andrew Forkner is helping people get closer to the creatures with his new exhibtion.

Shhh... silent film is a reel hit with movie buffs

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FILM buffs were given a taste of how movies used to be watched as they turned out for a silent screening in Witney.

F1 team must be sold before staff can return

Oxford Mail: IN THE RUNNING: Richard Pardon’s photograph of Caterham F1 team engineers in Oxfordshire

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham F1 have been told not to return to the team’s West Oxfordshire base until it is sold.

Royals and residents join to mourn a popular Duke

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FAMILY, friends and schoolchildren paid their final respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough at his funeral in Woodstock yesterday.

Inquiry into 127 homes

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

A public inquiry into a decision to refuse plans for 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes will begin on Tuesday.

Woodstock festival’s autumnal focus

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S colourful autumn foliage has inspired those taking part in the Art in Woodstock festival.

Walking tall after 757-mile charity trek

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WOMAN from Chipping Norton took a seaside stroll with the dog to a new level by walking the entire length of the Welsh coast in her latest charity challenge.

'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration

Oxford Mail:

1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.

UPDATE: Hundreds line Woodstock's streets for 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral

Oxford Mail:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.

Update: Road still closed after car and minibus crash in Witney

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

 FIREFIGHTERS are working to free an injured person from a vehicle after a car and a minibus were involved in a collision near Witney.

Trench warfare at closest of quarters with new exhibit

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TRENCH warfare is set to come to life with a new exhibit at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.

Funeral for 11th Duke

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A private funeral for the 11th Duke of Marlborough is being held at St Mary Magdalene Church at 11.30am today.

Caterham F1 staff in dark over future after being locked out of Leafield Technical Centre

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.

£2.5m transport scheme hits a four-week delay

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

WORK to resurface Ducklington Lane in Witney has been delayed by four weeks.

Man, 36, filmed girls’ sex acts via his webcam

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who encouraged girls as young as 11 to perform sex acts on camera and then filmed it on his phone has been spared jail.

Fernandes hits back in Caterham row

Oxford Mail: Tony Fernandes has accused Engavest of failing to honour their obligations

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Fernandes has accused the consortium behind Caterham of failing to honour their obligations as a public feud between the two parties has descended into a war of words.

Chipping Norton sixth-former wins Owen Mumford engineering scholarship

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SIXTH-FORMER from Chipping Norton has won a scholarship to support his engineering studies at university from medical supplies firm Owen Mumford.

Splash of colour will fill Cornbury Park at Run or Dye event

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPLASH of colour will greet runners taking part in a 5km charity race in West Oxfordshire on Saturday.

Update: Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of West Oxfordshire base

Oxford Mail:

10:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE are reports Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of the West Oxfordshire site this morning.

Cotswolds Conservation Board looks for new members

Oxford Mail:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEW members are needed for the Cotswolds Conservation Board to help manage the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Cassington teen toasts her 18th with a year of charitable projects

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MOST teenagers celebrate their 18th birthday with a night on the town but Kizzy Horgan decided to mark it by starting 12 months of charity projects.

An emotional gathering on what would have been Witney schoolgirl Liberty Baker's 15th birthday

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LIBERTY Baker’s family and friends gathered at her grave yesterday to mark what would have been her 15th birthday.






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