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Sailors battle for regatta honours

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORD sailors did battle on the high seas of Farmoor Reservoir in the Oxford Sailability regatta.

Birthday girl gives a unique gift of her own

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

a CARING teenager had an unusual way of marking her birthday yesterday.

Spreading word about an inspirational Finmere artist who paints using his mouth

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Keith Jansz broke his neck in a car crash in June 1995, just weeks after running the London Marathon, he was told he would never walk again.

Bicester Community College hosts charity worker banned at school

Oxford Mail: Bicester Community College

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE director of a Sierra Leone charity banned from visiting a Stockport school amid fears about the Ebola virus is to give a talk at Bicester Community College tomorrow.

Four-vehicle collision in Bletchingdon Road, Islip

Oxford Mail:

8:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A FOUR-VEHICLE collision has blocked Bletchingdon Road, Islip. 

Golf club attack images released

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE in Bicester have released CCTV images of five men they want to speak to about an attack on a man with a golf club.

Apprentice-style bake off at Blenheim Palace helps Oxford food bank

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BICESTER-based food supply company held an Apprentice-style contest to help an Oxford food bank.

Funny farce sparks call for drama lovers

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

DRAMA enthusiasts in Bicester are preparing for the Bicester Drama Society’s autumn play.

Drop in to meet police at Bicester

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Residents can meet police to discuss concerns at two drop-in sessions on Wednesday, November 5.

Network Bicester makes second attempt for planning permission to create business site

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS for a new multi-million-pound business site on the edge of a Bicester housing estate have been re-submitted to Cherwell District Council.

Car driver stops and spits at dog walker in Deddington

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A driver pulled up alongside a dog walker in Deddington, wound down his window and spat in her face, police said.

Inquest is adjourned

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A man who went missing over the weekend was found hanged in a field, an inquest has heard.

Collision involving a motorbike and a car near Islip

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a car on the B4027 at The Noke Turning near Islip.

Man armed with bread knife in Langford Village is spared jail by judge

Oxford Mail: Judge Gordon Risius

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN who swung an eight-inch bread knife near another man after drinking 24 cans of lager and whiskey has avoided jail.

Bicester marks fifth year as a Fairtrade town with supper night

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CELEBRATORY supper is to take place in Bicester to mark its fifth year as a Fairtrade town.

Drink driving charge

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A man has been charged with drink driving, Thames Valley Police said.

Missing man is dead

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 50-year-old Bicester man was found dead after going missing on Sunday.

Man charged with drink-driving after being arrested in Bicester on Saturday

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

11:11am Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with drink-driving, Thames Valley Police have said. 

Former TV star Rolf Harris moved from Bullingdon Prison over bullying

Oxford Mail:

10:31am Monday 13th October 2014

ROLF Harris has been moved from Bullingdon Prison, it has been reported.

Bicester residents view a 1,700-home extension plan to ‘eco town’

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 13th October 2014

PLANS for the 1,700-home extension to the ‘eco-town’ in north west Bicester have been presented to residents.

Residents put faith in bid to stop any repeat of flooding

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

ELDERLY residents forced out of their homes by flooding last Christmas Eve are backing a campaign to keep a neighbouring river free-flowing.

Watch: Benedict finds his home from Holmes as key scenes for The Imitation Game shot in Bicester + trailer

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

BENEDICT Cumberbatch was among a glittering host of movie stars visiting Bicester to appear in a new film about code-breaking genius Alan Turing.

Rare butterfly drafted in to help campaign against homes on Bicester meadow

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

A FRESH bid is being made to quash scaled-back housing plans for a Bicester meadow.

Apprenticeship scheme wins firm a national award

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN EXPRESS delivery firm has won a national award for its apprenticeship scheme.

Have your say on Bicester's eco plan

Oxford Mail: Steve Hornblow at the site of the Eco Town due to be built in North Bicester

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Residents can give their views on proposals for a new 230-acre section of the Bicester eco-town today.

Downed power lines close road in Bicester for three hours

Oxford Mail: Southern Electric engineers repaired the fault

8:40am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A road was closed for three hours in Bicester yesterday after power lines came down.

Man held by police over Bicester road closures

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A 24-year-old man whose actions forced police to close three roads in Bicester was still being held at a Thames Valley force station yesterday.

Talks to discuss a successor for Tony Baldry as Conservative candidate in Banbury constituency

Oxford Mail: Sir Tony Baldry

7:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MEETING will be held today to discuss how the Conservatives will select a candidate to fight the Banbury seat at next year's General Election, when Sir Tony Baldry MP stands down.

Inspection finds that Bullingdon Prison near Bicester needs improving

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

BULLINGDON prison has been told to improve the care of prisoners with long-term health problems following an inspection.

A poignant farewell to Bicester butcher who ran his shop for 42 years

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

IT was the Bicester butcher’s shop he had run for 42 years and yesterday Peter Goss made one final poignant stop outside.

Flying visit adds to attractions at heritage day

Oxford Mail:

12:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

VINTAGE vehicle and aircraft enthusiasts gathered in Bicester for a “Sunday Brunch Scramble” at a former bomber station.

UPDATE: Bicester street shut after concerns over tangled power lines

Oxford Mail: road closed sign

10:54am Tuesday 7th October 2014

TANGLED power lines have caused police to shut off a road in Bicester this morning.

Council is bidding for Bicester to become new ‘garden city’

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BICESTER could become one of up to five “garden cities” along a restored direct rail link between Oxford and Cambridge, it has emerged.

Update: Three roads in Bicester are closed after reports a man is threatening to harm himself

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:42pm Monday 6th October 2014

MALLARDS Way, Redwing Close and Siskin Road, Bicester, have been closed after reports a man is threatening to harm himself.

Mallards Way, Bicester, closed due to police incident

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:41pm Monday 6th October 2014

MALLARDS Way in Bicester has been closed to traffic because of a police incident.

Ring theft charges

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 4th October 2014

A man and woman yesterday appeared at Oxford Crown Court in connection with the theft of three rings worth a total of £14,600.

Motorist is cut free

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

6:50am Saturday 4th October 2014

FIRE crews had to cut a motorist free from a car after a collision on the A41 near Bicester on Thursday .

900 additional homes proposal for eco town

Oxford Mail: Les Sibley says that as an independent councillor he has flexibility to work with other Bicester councillors without the hindrance of party political constraints

5:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

PLANS to build another 900 homes for Bicester’s eco-town have been submitted for the next phase of the project.

Crash between car, motorbike and cyclist closes A417

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

6:30pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A ROAD in Ardington is currently blocked after a crash between a car, motorbike and cyclist.

UPDATE: Two vehicle crash closes A41 in Bicester

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

6:17pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The A41 in Bicester is closed after a crash involving two vehicles.

Burglary case put back

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 32-year-old man accused of burgling a home and stealing a BMW from the driveway had his case adjourned yesterday.

Bus firm in warning over road closure

Oxford Mail: road closed sign

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Stagecoach has warned of delays to its S5 bus service due to the closure of a section of London Road.

Cost of dawn hay fire could go over £100,000

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A BICESTER farmer said damage caused to his property by a huge straw fire could cost more than £100,000.

Man arrested over wartime bombs says they are so safe he lets his children play with them

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE man arrested after First and Second World War munitions were discovered at his house yesterday defended himself and said they were completely safe.

A royal send-off at town regiment’s last goodbye

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THEY have been proudly parading through Bicester for more than 70 years.

Young high-flyers wanted as cadets

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

BICESTER air cadets are trying to recruit more members after the group’s numbers dropped when it lost some facilities.

Problem with traffic lights causing queues between Oxford and Bicester

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

5:38pm Friday 26th September 2014

A MALFUNCTIONING set of traffic lights is causing traffic queues on the A34 between Oxford and Bicester.

Duke of Gloucester to witness disbanding of Bicester's 23 Pioneer Regiment

Oxford Mail:

11:35am Friday 26th September 2014

Bicester's 23 Pioneer Regiment will disband later this morning in front of the Duke of Gloucester.

M40 commuters delayed by car fire

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

A car caught fire on the M40/ A34 junction near Bicester, yesterday morning, spreading smoke across the motorway. Two lanes of the northbound carriageway were closed between Weston-on-the-Green and Junction 9 while two fire crews dealt with the car.

Cleared of drug dealing

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A man was yesterday cleared at Oxford Crown Court of plotting to deal crack cocaine after being caught with 18.9g of the drug.

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