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Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHILDREN’S author Megan Rix opened children’s eyes to the world of assistance dogs during a school visit.

Breast cancer charity event has the Market Place in a spin

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE was something for everyone at this year’s Abingdon’s Splash of Pink day.

Bun-throwing marks fire station’s 50th

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY’RE used to tackling fires and rescuing people.

Owners turn out for Guide dogs’ charity

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 29th September 2014

IT was a dog’s life at Millets Farm Centre, Frilford, on Saturday as more than 400 pooches and their owners turned up for the second Millets dog show.

Bottle attack arrest

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 29th September 2014

A 19-year-old woman was arrested after police said a woman in her 30s appeared to have been attacked with a bottle.

TV magic star is proud to do his bit in memory of Skye

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

ONE of Skye Hall’s idols, television star and magician Stephen Mulhern, has been named as the patron of the charity set up in his honour, Blue Skye Thinking.

Yorke goes it alone

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has released his latest solo album on BitTorrent in an attempt to “bypass the music industry”.

Phone and iPad stolen in Dry Sandford house burglary

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:41pm Sunday 28th September 2014

AN iPAd and a Sony mobile phone were stolen from a house in Dry Sandford, near Abingdon on Friday. 

Still uncertainty over plans for shopping site

Oxford Mail: Choose Abingdon's manager Heather Brown

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

UNCERTAINTY still surrounds a £50m proposal to revitalise Abingdon town centre.

Business award finalists down to last three

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

AFTER thousands cast their votes, the three finalists for the Oxfordshire Business Mother of the Year Award have been chosen.

Seek and find jobs and workers at fair, says MP

Oxford Mail: Ed Vaizey

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

WANTAGE MP Ed Vaizey has called on employers and jobseekers to join a job fair at Milton Park.

Pensioners who raise cash for hospital need new volunteers

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

PENSIONERS who raise thousands of pounds each year for their community hospital are in urgent need of more and younger volunteers.

Primary pupils help get Skye's loom towards the moon

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

HUNDREDS of school pupils are getting involved to help brave Skye Hall’s dying wish of creating the world’s longest loom band.

Asbestos led to death

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A MAN who worked in Abingdon’s MG factory died because of asbestos he inhaled during his employment, his inquest found yesterday.

Fears that new estate is too big for small village

Oxford Mail: vale of white horse logo

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

PLANS for a 270-home estate will increase the size of Kingston Bagpuize by 20 per cent, an opponent has said.

UPDATED: B4016 in Appleford closed due to fuel spillage

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

8:27am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FUEL spillage has closed the B4016 in Appleford in both directions this morning.

Sex abuse claim against ex-pilot

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FORMER British Airways pilot allegedly assaulted an underage boy at a beauty spot, a court has heard.

Drowned cat in pet basket found in lake

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

A BLACK and white cat has been found drowned in a basket in an Abingdon fishing lake.

Planned Abingdon estate to expand to 1,000 homes

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

MEETING fresh house building targets means a planned estate in Abingdon could almost double in size.

Cat found drowned in fishing lake

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

4:46pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A BLACK and white cat has been found drowned in a basket in an Abingdon fishing lake.

Station’s 50 years of firefighting

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

IT HAS helped save lives for 50 years.

Villagers go to town with annual fete decorations

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

SPLASHES of colour brightened up the streets of Culham at the weekend, with 600 metres of decorations.

Fundraisers travel culture club class to capital

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

ABOUT 150 culture vultures from an Abingdon school set off on a bizarre nocturnal adventure last night.

Villagers join forces to create loads of festive bunting

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

SPLASHES of colour will hit the streets of a village this weekend after residents created more than half a kilometre of decorations.

Burial site may hit gravel-dig plans

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BRONZE Age cemetery could scupper plans for a 160-hectare gravel extraction pit on the Thames.

Work on gas main causing delays at A34 Milton interchange

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

9:09am Thursday 18th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays at the A34/A4130 Milton interchange near Didcot due to work on a new gas main.

Mum Ruth makes it a world first in hunt for Ebola vaccine

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MUM-of-two from Oxfordshire was the first person in the world to be injected with an Ebola gene yesterday as part of a city-led battle against the deadly virus.

Simon’s punt on building a boat in just three days

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SIMON Clements knows there is no margin for error when you are building your own boat.

Mum-of-two from Oxfordshire leads fight against Ebola

Oxford Mail:

5:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A mum-of-two from Oxfordshire has become the first person in the world to be injected with an Ebola gene as part of a city-led battle against the deadly virus.

Bereaved Long Wittenham mum tells of mission to help others

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MOTHER whose 12-year-old son was killed in a traffic accident is launching a bereavement support group to help others who have lost a child.

New ‘Victim’s Law’ to help witnesses in sex trial cases is welcomed by Oxford and Abindon MP

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN OXFORD MP has welcomed changes to the court system that would have helped victims of the Oxford grooming gang give evidence.

Third cancer fight inspired new job

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

OVERCOMING cancer is a life-changing event for most people, but Alison Stone has battled the disease three times.

Falconry centre’s baby bald eagle needs a name

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SHE may not look like a fledgling, but at 12 weeks old this bald eagle is the youngest member of the Millets Farm falconry display team.

Burglars steal jewellery

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen in a burglary on Friday.

The many remember how much is owed to The Few

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Battle of Britain’s 74th anniversary was commemorated across Oxfordshire yesterday with parades and church services.

Antiques day adds value to family charity funds

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

ABINGDON’S historic Guildhall hosted an Antiques Roadshow style event in aid of charity.

Jewellery taken in Wootton burglary

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Jewellery was stolen in a burglary on Friday.

School's doing well in any language

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S first free school is doing “très bien!” after receiving the results of its first inspection.

Lib Dems hold seat in council by-election

Oxford Mail: vale of white horse logo

8:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Lib Dems held their seat in the Abingdon Dunmore ward in Thursday’s Vale of White Horse District Council by-election.

Child sex abuser not left on own

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

A PARISH priest last night said a man jailed for abusing girls in the 1970s had not been left unsupervised with children when he helped out at her church.

Campaign to back better breast care

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THESE lingerie ladies won’t be lingering when they walk a half marathon to fight breast cancer on Sunday.

Traffic delayed after motorbike crash on A34

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

5:23pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LANE on the A34 was closed after a motorbike crash near Abingdon. .

Woman to appear in court accused on damaging fingerprint machine at Abingdon police station

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:37pm Friday 12th September 2014

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with damaging police property and carrying a knife in public.

Lib Dems hold their seat in Dunmore by-election

Oxford Mail: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

9:24am Friday 12th September 2014

THE Lib Dems have held their seat in the Abingdon Dunmore by-election.

Assault inquiry goes on

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A 16-year-old boy has been rebailed by police investigating an assault outside a branch of McDonald’s.

Cabin catches fire at county council highway depot

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:25pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO fire crews were called out to a blaze at an Oxfordshire County Council depot in Drayton.

Builder wins legal challenge in battle over Abingdon road crossings

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PLANS for two “dangerous” pedestrian crossings in Abingdon are back on the table after a council failed to explain why it refused them.

Bloomin’ sunflowers are turning heads

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

RETIRED Telecoms engineer Chris Haynes has been turning heads with his new sunflower.

Battle of Britain Hurricane may fetch £2.5m

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

RETIRED businessman Peter Vacher says it is “painful” for him to discuss selling the only surviving airworthy Battle of Britain Hurricane, even though it could fetch £2.5m.

Lone protester objects to naming housing estate after wartime PM

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A NEW estate in Sutton Courtenay is to be named after the Prime Minister who led the nation into the First World War, despite a one-woman protest against it.






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