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Couple dropped total of 12 stone before their wedding

Oxford Mail:

10:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Every bride dreams of dropping a few pounds for her wedding day.

Drainage scheme may end misery of flooding in Rose Hill

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has started on a drainage scheme in Rose Hill that residents hope will finally bring an end to over 15 years of flooding.

UPDATE: Man with tuberculosis goes missing in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

8:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 49-year-old man with a contagious disease has gone missing.

Van overturns in Jack Straw's Lane, Oxford

Oxford Mail:

7:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A van has overturned in Marston, Oxford tonight, according to eyewitnesses.

Barton residents consider forming parish council

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BARTON residents are hoping to create a parish council to help bring the community together.

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.

Student hostel plan worry for residents

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.

American sounds ring out in garden

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHILDREN and adults danced to American music at a mini festival in an Oxford pub garden.

Three women charged in connection with Blackbird Leys collision

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE women have been charged in connection with a collision in Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, on Sunday morning.

Roadworks: Delays on the A34 northbound and southern bypass

Oxford Mail:

5:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TRAFFIC queues are building up on the A34 and southern bypass this evening.

Man is jailed for five years for ‘destructive’ Christmas Day rape

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for five years and six months for rape at Oxford Crown Court.

Welcome to the second last bookshop

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN OXFORD independent bookshop is branching out by going back to its roots.

10.30am Update: The traffic on the A34 is easing after this morning's problems

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

10:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE route between Abingdon and Oxford on the A34 is now clear, following heavy congestion this morning.

11am update: Thames Water says bad smell across Oxfordshire is not from sewage + Map of pong reports

Oxford Mail: The Oxford skyline yesterday afternoon as pollution levels rose to moderate levels.Picture: OX66377 Jon Lewis

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STRANGE smell across Oxford was last night and this morning reported by residents.

Skate park upgrade nearing reality

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SKATE park in Greater Leys is set to get new equipment by the end of the summer, officials have said.

North Hinksey pub closes to carry out repairs to ceiling

Oxford Mail: The Fishes: North Hinksey, Oxford

9:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A pub shut its doors early last night after one of its ceilings collapsed.

Yarns invite new tales about Oxford's patron saint

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE legend of St Frideswide is 1,400 years old but at Christ Church Cathedral a new yarn has been spun about Oxford’s patron saint.

You’d better get used to it: Motorists to face months of delays

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 60,000 motorists may face three months of misery, after roundabout schemes entered their latest phase.

CCTV blunder leads to graffiti trial’s collapse

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CONVICTED vandal accused of graffiti damage worth £4,000 has walked free from court, after prosecutors failed to produce evidence against him.

Double killer ‘kept herself hidden’ from law

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE sister of two children killed in a house fire said one of their killers, Fiaz Munshi, deliberately kept herself hidden from justice.

New baker’s hope for self-raising dough

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE fledgling business is hoping to be able to afford the rent in Oxford’s Covered Market by appealing for funding from people on the Internet.

Tiddington boys are heaving with talent

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TUG-of-war is a serious business for these eight residents of Tiddington near Thame.

Toby to add his grace to Game of Thrones cast

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An OXFORD actor will grace television screens as the new face of a hit American fantasy drama.

Police bail man during Duke Street brothel investigation

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 40-YEAR-old man arrested on suspicion of running a brothel in Oxford has been released on bail by detectives.

Now online shopping’s in store at Oxford's oldest shop

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

OXFORD’S oldest shop is embracing the internet age and creating an online store for the first time in its 276-year history.

New parking zone is finally ready to start in Cutteslowe

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

COUNCIL officers have confirmed that a residents-only parking zone in Oxford will finally be introduced next month.

Case is postponed

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A woman who admitted kicking someone in the head had her sentencing adjourned again because she is in hospital.

Man cleared over teenage sex charges

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD has been cleared of inciting a teenage girl to engage in sexual activity after they met playing Xbox games online.

Three women arrested after man hit by car

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE women have been arrested after a man was knocked down by a car on Sunday in Oxford.

Closing time for cafe after 53 years of froth and stir

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FOR 53 years Andreas Kuomi has been serving the people of Oxford everything from English breakfasts to his trademark Greek coffee.

Update: Redbridge Hollow fire was burning rubbish

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

10:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SMALL blaze tackled last night by firefighters in Kennington was burning rubbish, a spokesman has confirmed.

Fete serves up village party spirit

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

NINE-YEAR-OLD Rosie Rasala proved her table tennis skills at a village fete.

4.40pm UPDATE: Queues beginning on A34 this evening due to Kennington roundabout work

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

4:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

TRAFFIC is starting to build up back on to the A34 because of the new contraflow on the Southern Bypass because of the Kennington roundabout work.

Nightclub event for Connor's campaign

Oxford Mail:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

A fundraising event will be held at a city nightclub tomorrow night for a campaign over the death of a teenager at an NHS facility.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

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

Boat business scuppered by loss of main premises

Oxford Mail:

10:10am Monday 28th July 2014

OWNERS of a Jericho boatyard say their business has been put in jeopardy after they had to leave part of their site in the middle of the season.

‘Come on down and give me some stick’ says quarterstaffer

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A LONE quarterstaffer is trying to teach Oxford about the little-known British tradition, despite the fact no one showed up to his first training session this week.

Vehicles in vanguard at Blenheim

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Monday 28th July 2014

A classic car rally took place at Blenheim Palace yesterday More than 400 vintage American cars, trucks, motorbikes and military vehicles, dating as far back as the 1920s were expected to attend the Rally of the Giants.

Council to decide on taxi driver’s future

Oxford Mail: Oxford town hall

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A decision will be made tomorrow on whether a taxi driver can continue to operate.

Hundreds join protest against Gaza war

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

OPPONENTS of Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza strip took to the streets of Oxford in support of victims of the conflict.

Update: Man in Blackbird Leys 'hit by car after argument with woman'

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:49am Monday 28th July 2014

A SILVER car mounted the pavement and hit a man in Blackbird Leys after he had been arguing with a woman, police have said. 

Comic Dom Joly is to remember a fallen ‘Dragon’

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Monday 28th July 2014

Comic Dom Joly to remember fallen Oxford Dragon School pupil

Two charged after stand-off between far-right group and ant-fascists

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

FOUR people were arrested after protests in Oxford on Saturday.

Power cuts close Oxford shops

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

AT LEAST 34 buildings were left without electricity on Saturday after a power cut in Oxford city centre.

'Help us set up new brewery in Oxford'

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A new brewery could be set up beneath Oxford’s main post office if a scheme to sell shares to the public proves successful.

Former teacher faces pupil sex offence charges

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

AN ex-teacher has been charged with historic sexual abuse offences dating back to when he worked at two primary schools.

Shakespearean king used to serve as a Fresh Prince

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

FROM West Philadelphia born and raised... to the Bodleian’s historic halls.

Plans to boost the standard of 217,000 council properties

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THOUSANDS of council tenants across Oxford could benefit from improved housing as part of a scheme of improved standards.

What image sums up your idea of ‘home’?

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

READERS have been invited to join a photography project that could see the best work exhibited alongside internationally-renowned artists.

Labour city councillor resigns Carfax seat

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OXFORD: City councillor Anne-Marie Canning, pictured, resigned her Carfax seat this week.






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