Got a news story? Call our newsdesk on 01865 425500 or email news@oxfordmail.co.uk. You can follow us on twitter: @theoxfordmail and on Facebook

Charity concert will honour Oxford's famous Dr Radcliffe

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MUSICAL medics are tuning up for a concert to commemorate pioneering Oxford physician Dr John Radcliffe.

Badger cull protest in Oxford to be held this weekend

Oxford Mail: Badger (11754077)

6:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A protest against the culling of badgers will go through Oxford on Saturday.

Judge criticises CPS after trial postponement

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “catastrophic failure” by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) which caused a trial to be put off until next year.

MP praises work tackling bone issues

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORD MP Nicola Blackwood has praised city researchers for their work in tackling osteoporosis.

Three women sentenced for running a brothel in Jericho

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE women who ran an ‘efficient and professional’ brothel in an upmarket Oxford street were sentenced yesterday.

Oxford University actors stretch gender limits

Oxford Mail:

10:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAY written by the director of hit film In Bruges will be performed by Oxford University students next week.

Ancient woods are as pretty as a picture

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE changing face of Shotover through the seasons has been captured in a new exhibition.

Oxford city centre bank card skimmer is jailed

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FRAUDSTER who used a card skimming device at a cash machine to steal money from a woman’s bank account has been jailed.

Earl of Oxford becomes newest hereditary peer in House of Lords

Oxford Mail: Tourists take photographs in Radcliffe Square, Oxford

7:13pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Earl of Oxford and Asquith has become the newest hereditary peer to join the House of Lords. 

Exhibition shines a light on the Moon

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIFTY-FIVE years on from man’s first steps on the Moon the brightest object in the night sky continues to fascinate people here on Earth.

Demolition paves the way for new Waitrose to open

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Waitrose store on Oxford’s Botley Road could be open by the middle of next year after the demolition of the existing building was given the go-ahead.

South Hinksey pub’s new beginning toasted by punters and MP

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS in South Hinksey were joined by their MP on Saturday to raise a glass to their new pub.

Naming row won’t harm new business

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOU might have thought that you’d be on to a safe bet to put the name Oxford into the title of a new city business.

Britain's 'longest serving' Scout, Reg Hayes, has died aged 99

Oxford Mail: Reg Hayes

1:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REG Hayes, Britain's longest serving Scout has died.

New breed of Oxford musical legends line up for unique gig

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME of Oxford’s best-known musicians are coming together for a lively night of music, organised by the Oxford Mail + listen to new tune here...

Police want to speak to a woman who claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who approached a passer-by and claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in the early hours of Saturday is being sought by police.

Oxford University staff vote to strike

Oxford Mail: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Academic staff at Oxford University and Ruskin College have voted for industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Frideswide Square redevelopment designs approved

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Designs for the redevelopment of Frideswide Square in Oxford were approved yesterday.

Blackbird Leys toilets loo-king better now

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished.

Brookes' beauty aims to be crowned Miss Great Britain

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Oxfordshire beauty queen is setting her sights on becoming this year’s Miss Great Britain.

Hot pink is the colour in Kidlington firefighters' breast cancer push

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS at Kidlington Fire Station swapped their traditional uniforms for pink t-shirts yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Motorists fined for using mobiles while driving in Botley Road

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police fined motorists using their phones while driving in Botley Road yesterday morning.

Vale council will debate Doric plans for Botley at meeting in Wantage

Oxford Mail: An artist’s impression of Doric’s proposed development

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A planning committee meeting to decide on proposals for the £100m Botley regeneration scheme will be held in Wantage.

Renewed windows give Wesley Memorial Church a brighter outlook

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE renewed Victorian stained-glass windows will brighten up the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford.

Miss Rainbow's end is a community dancing

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOE-TAPPING residents will have the chance to get their dancing shoes on with new community classes.

Getting a kick out of dancing

Oxford Mail:

5:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOUNG Maddison Elliott-Wheeler has shown she has got the groove.

Cross-party opposition to immigration centre plans

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood MP

5:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS united this week against proposals to expand a Kidlington immigration detention centre.

Littlemore and Rose Hill residents urged to suggest where improvement cash should be spent

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ROSE Hill and Littlemore residents have been invited to have their say about where council money for improvements in the area should be spent.

Residents invited to step up to new outdoor gym in Cutteslowe Park

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTTESLOWE has gained a new outdoor gym thanks to almost £39,000 of grant funding.

Risinghurst residents fear roads nightmare will go until May

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Risinghurst fear they are in for a long period of traffic chaos after a bad first week of new roadworks.

Flats plan for 180 students to go on show in Headington

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DEVELOPERS are planning to build a block of flats for 180 students in Headington.

Changes to Local Plan could block student flats in Botley - but not Doric scheme

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FUTURE student housing in Botley could be blocked after changes to Vale of White Horse District Council’s Local Plan.

UPDATE: Woman, 40, appears in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

10:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon on Sunday night.

Pensioner dies in hospital after motorbike crash

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 74-year-old  man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Kidlington-based disabled rider rallies support for velodrome in city

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SINCE suffering a severe brain injury in March 2006, Kidlington man Simon Head has been battling to get back on his bike.

Ex-student brews a tipple for uni’s 150th

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUDENTS often have a reputation for putting more effort into studying pints of beer than their chosen subject.

Robber sent to prison for part in £11,000 Park End Street attack

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROBBER who beat a man up as a distraction while his accomplice stole £11,000 from his victim’s wife has been jailed.

Four-vehicle collision in Bletchingdon Road, Islip

Oxford Mail:

8:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

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

Three Leys by-elections to be held

Oxford Mail: Val Smith

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three by-elections will take place in Blackbird Leys next month.

Students told to renew 2015 tenancies now

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUDENTS across Oxford are being told to decide whether they want to stay in their rented houses almost 11 months before their new tenancy would begin.

Uncle takes on a 1,000-mile challenge for brave nephew

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRYING to explain cancer to a child is difficult at the best of times, but Shelley Eldridge finds it even harder to explain to her son Lucas why he is so ill.

More delays on railway in and out of Oxford

Oxford Mail: First Great Western logo

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Signalling problems caused more delays on First Great Western services in and out of Oxford yesterday morning.

Headington man is cleared of all sex charges

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 19-year-old man has been cleared of raping and sexually assaulting a girl under 13.

Children chalk up Big Draw success on Headington pavements

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Headington chalked up a success when they took to the streets over the weekend.

Special ceremony to inspect Oxford's city walls

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Lord Mayor of Oxford will inspect the City Walls tomorrow.

Let Oxford expand beyond its boundaries says housing crisis report

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD is an example of a city which should be allowed to grow beyond its boundaries, according to a national report.

Daughter praises determined stance of mum’s wish to die

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE daughter of a woman from Oxford who starved herself to death has praised her mother’s determination.

Drop former English Defence League leader as speaker, Oxford Union urged

Oxford Mail: The Oxford Union

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEARLY 200 Oxford academics, students, councillors and trade union leaders have signed an open letter calling for the Oxford Union to cancel an invitation to the former leader of the English Defence League to speak.

We've had enough of pay freezes say striking JR radiographers

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS from Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital went on strike for four hours yesterday in protest at a pay freeze.

Lorry driver failed to brake in time to avoid fatal crash, jury told

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LORRY driver had 12 seconds in which he failed to brake before fatally crashing into a broken-down car on the M40 in Oxfordshire, a jury was told.






Essential Links

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree