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Search for more explosives is continuing

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HOUSE in Bicester which was raided by police looking for explosives on Thursday is still being searched by officers.

Bombs found inside house

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A STREET was evacuated after a stash of First and Second World War explosives were discovered at a house in Bicester yesterday.

Burglars take laptop

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Friday 19th September 2014

JEWELLERY, a laptop computer and a camera were stolen in a burglary at a house in Bicester on Tuesday.

Raids linked to thefts of munitions from conflict sites

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

IT is believed the unexploded ordnance discovered in Bicester yesterday and Hertfordshire on Wednesday may have been stolen from heritage sites such as battlefields in the UK and abroad.

Experts to investigate eco-town rubbish bid

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

Specialist consultants have been appointed to investigate whether the new eco-town can be heated by burning rubbish.

Man arrested after Bicester explosives discovery released on bail

Oxford Mail:

8:25am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN arrested following the discovery of a stash of First and Second World War explosives in Bicester yesterday has been released on police bail until November 11.

Children’s author’s triple tonic

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

AN author from Bicester has published the third book in his children’s series.

Live Blog: War weapons discovered in Bicester

Oxford Mail:

1:52pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Live blog with updates on the explosives incident in Buckingham Crescent, Bicester

Update: Police say Bicester explosives may have been plundered from protected sites

Oxford Mail:

11:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

WAR munitions discovered this morning at a home in Bicester may have come from illegal metal detecting at heritage sites.

'Keep both Bicester hospitals open for now'

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CALL has been made to keep Bicester Community Hospital open when its replacement is completed because of concerns about winter pressure on bed spaces.

Memorial planned for town’s first ‘Madam Mayor’

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BICESTER’S first woman town mayor – re-elected to the post a further two times – and councillor of more than 20 years has died aged 92.

Electronics shop site will become an estate agency

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN estate agents is to open in the former Bicester home of an electronics shop that closed after 95 years in the town in July.

Villagers remember lives of men during First World War

Oxford Mail:

6:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

NORTH Oxfordshire villagers have really got the history bug after tracing what happened to their relatives during the Frist World War.

Delays for drivers at junction nine of the M40

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

4:37pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A broken-down car is causing delays on the M40 southbound near Bicester.

MP’s replacement sought

Oxford Mail: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Eco-town donation

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BICESTER eco-town developers A2Dominion have donated £5,000 to charity groups in the town.

Broken down vehicle blocks M40 slip road

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROKEN down vehicle is blocking one lane of an exit slip road off the M40 southbound.

Coroner outlines mower tragedy

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN 81-year-old Parkinson’s sufferer died after a lawn mower ridden by his brother-in-law apparently pinned him to a wall and broke his back.

'I fear we'll never get justice' says father of dead toddler Sarah Dahane

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE dad of a toddler whose mother is wanted on suspicion of murder after the child was found dead fears justice will never be done.

Capital rail link consultation is open for views

Oxford Mail: The new look Chiltern Railways train

5:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A CONSULTATION on a proposed new timetable between Oxford and London Marylebone has been launched.

Half marathon runner aims to raise awareness

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOR Claire Court and her fellow runners on Team Thomas, this year’s Oxford Half Marathon isn’t about achieving a personal best time or realising a life-long ambition.

Two charged over theft of rings worth £14,600

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Two people have been charged after three rings worth a total of £14,600 were stolen from a Bicester Village store.

Virtual trek to honour life of beloved nurse

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN who lost her battle with cancer is being honoured after years of service within the Bicester community.

Problems on county roads after four accidents

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

FOUR unrelated crashes in Oxfordshire caused problems on roads across the county.

Up and away in a beautiful balloon

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

THERE are many ways to learn about hot air balloons, but few are better than riding in one yourself.

Two-vehicle collision on the M40 between junctions 9 and 8a

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

9:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE M40 is closed between junctions 9 and 8a southbound after a collision. 

One hurt in crash

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

8:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A motorcycle and a lorry were involved in a crash yesterday.

Solar farm is approved

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

6:20am Monday 8th September 2014

A 40-ACRE solar panel farm will be built in Upper Arncott, Cherwell District councillors have agreed – giving Green Energy UK Direct Ltd permission to build on arable farmland at Brook Farm.

Chef thanks his partner for the priceless gift of health

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

EVERY time chef Kevin Beach looks at his ‘beautiful, selfless’ partner he sees the person who saved his life.

Bicester youth council forced to close as it ‘loses way’

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

BICESTER’S youth council has been forced to close after “losing its way,” councillors said at a meeting on Monday.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

New pupils’ knotty behaviour

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

NEW pupils received a lesson in tying their ties yesterday as they were welcomed to Heyford Park Free School.

Help find the thug who beat me with a golf club

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A MAN hit in the face with a golf club has spoken about the moment a group of thugs attacked him, leaving him with horrific injuries.

'Frustrated' mum attacked baby, court hears

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TEENAGE mother told her boyfriend’s mum she hurt her baby after getting frustrated with it, Oxford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Four caught in drug tests outside pub

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FOUR people were barred from a Bicester pub after drug tests at the door showed high readings.

Sir Tony calls time on 32-year career as an Oxfordshire MP

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

VETERAN Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry will stand down from Parliament at the next General Election, he has announced.

GBH at Bicester shopping village

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man has had his sentencing adjourned yesterday for causing grievous bodily harm in a shopping centre.

Update: Cyclist taken to hospital after collision in London Road, Bicester

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LONDON Road in Bicester has reopened after a collision involving a car and a cyclist.

Man left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after golf club attack

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:31am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN was left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after being hit in the face with a golf club in Bicester.

Police called to reports of cows blocking a road near Bletchingdon

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ESCAPED cows were reported to be blocking a road near Bletchingdon this morning causing delays for drivers.

Wheels on fire as children race at Bicester's cycling fun day

Oxford Mail:

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Youngsters pedalled their way to victory as Bicester hosted its third annual cycling fun day.

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.

Motorist who killed his friend is spared jail

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AN ELDERLY driver who killed his friend driving back from bowls practice has been spared prison.

Eco-town plans put on show to public

Oxford Mail: Cherwell district council logo

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

The first of a series of planning applications for the new eco-town are available to view on Cherwell District Council’s website.

Dogs join hunt for funds in group’s cycle challenge

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HOUNDS of the Heythrop Hunt joined their masters for a different sort of ride over the weekend.

Village in superfast broadband milestone for Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Nick Carter,  cabinet member for business and customers

7:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip Oxfordshire with superfast broadband will reach its 10,000th property today.

They grow ‘em bigger in Ardley...

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEARLY 30 years after entering his first competition, Stephen Jeffries proved he is still the vegetable king as he won the biggest pumpkin prize at Ardley and Fewcott Gardening Club’s annual flower and produce show on Saturday.

Superheroes benefit hospice

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A PAIR of superheroes were spotted at the three-legged race in Croughton.

Man hurt in tree crash near Steeple Aston

Oxford Mail: South Central Ambulance Service failed to meet targets

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A road was blocked yesterday after a car came off the road and drove into a tree.

Two flood alerts issued for Bicester following heavy rain

Oxford Mail:

8:32am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO flood alerts have been issued in Bicester following heavy rainfall this weekend.

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