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Keen gardeners harvest a fine crop of awards

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Stunning floral displays across the city proved Oxford really does have flower power.

Breaking news Sexual assault on woman in Oxford yesterday linked to earlier rape

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:35pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assualted in the city yesterday, in an attack police have linked to a rape over the weekend.

Oxford drug dealing pair jailed after heroin and cocaine found

Oxford Mail:

4:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Two drug dealers have been jailed for possessing about £90,000 of drugs.

Breaking news Update: Man bailed after teenager raped in city centre

Oxford Mail:

11:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN arrested after a woman was raped in the city centre on Saturday morning has been bailed.

Queen Street reopens after delayed sewer works completed

Oxford Mail: A councillor has said Oxford’s transport bosses have to “take the bull by the horns” and pedestrianise Queen Street.

11:37am Monday 22nd September 2014

Queen Street has reopened this morning after emergency works took place.

Pair spared jail after drugs found under bonnet of car

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO YOUNG men have been spared jail after police pulled them over and discovered drugs stashed under their car bonnet.

Music swells Freddie’s memorial fund

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A music festival was held on Saturday in memory of 10-year-old Didcot boy Freddie Perry who died in an accident.

Minibus in accident near Littlemore

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

A minibus carrying a group of youngsters was involved in a crash with a car on the A4142 Eastern Bypass. Three adults, 10 teenagers and a child were involved in the crash.

Electricity line drama after fire wrecks shed in Yarnton

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Electricity cables collapsed after a blaze in a large garden shed in Yarnton on Sunday.

Arrests after city brawl leaves man with head injuries

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

FOUR people were arrested yesterday after a fight broke out in the city centre on Saturday evening.

Attacks prompt appeals for more police on the streets

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO men were last night in police custody after two women were raped in Oxford.

Yobs overturn bin

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Police were called out after a bin was tipped over in Banbury Road, Summertown, yesterday.

Views wanted over A40 limit reduction

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CONSULTATION has been launched on controversial plans to lower the speed limit along part of Oxford’s ring road.

Mystery Oxford pong is back, say residents

Oxford Mail: Pictures submitted by our readers of their memories of Didcot Power Station leading up to the demolition of three of the cooling towers.

7:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE mysterious ‘Oxford stink’ has returned for a third time, according to city residents.

Oxford youth hostel manager talks of blaze in laundry room

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

A YOUTH hostel manager has described how a fire broke out in a laundry room.

Meetings offer update on health of our NHS

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

The body which decides where most NHS money is spent will hold two public meetings on Thursday.

Bishop takes a breather from pilgrimage for a special event

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

NOT even finding out he had a heart condition could stop the Bishop of Oxford enjoying events to honour his retirement.

Winners crowned at Botley Fete’s big bake-off

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

THREE young bakers took top honours in a bake-off at the weekend’s Big Botley Fete.

Clean energy scheme in Oxford launches share issue

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CLEAN energy group will tomorrow launch a £1.5m share offer, in a bid to fund a network of solar panels on the roofs of schools and businesses.

Alzheimer's drug trial will help sufferer to help others

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

RETIRED businessman Tony Thomas hopes his involvement in an Oxford Alzheimer’s drug trial will help others like him.

UPDATE: Man arrested after woman raped in Headington flat

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:24pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was followed into a Headington flat and raped yesterday.

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11:50am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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Youth hostel evacuated after laundry room fire

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

12:21pm Sunday 21st September 2014

YOUTH hostel residents had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in a laundry room on Friday.

Academy ready for Ofsted visit after a £2.5m revamp

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A PRIMARY school has reopened after a £2.5m extension and refurbishment gave it new classrooms and outdoor play areas.

Market's new bakery rises to occasion

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BAKERY is hoping to rise to the occasion after finding enough dough for a shop in Oxford’s Covered Market.

It's off - three-day city festival is cancelled

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A THREE-day festival set to take place on Oxford’s South Park next weekend has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales and rumours that one of its big name stars had pulled out.

Two women sexually harassed by cyclist

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A cyclist who sexually harassed two women is being hunted by police.

Man missing for days

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SEARCH has been launched to find a missing man.

Pair released over escaped convict

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN and woman arrested after an escaped prisoner was found in Oxford have been released without charge.

Superstar Annie supports city art event

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

EURYTHMICS star Annie Lennox has given her backing to an Oxford artist’s fundraiser to support an Oxfam project in Niger.

Labour keeps city seat in by-election

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

7:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

The Labour Party’s Chewe Munkonge was elected as the new city councillor for Quarry and Risinghurst following Thursday’s by-election in the ward.

Fair clean-up generates tonnes of waste

Oxford Mail: Pictures from this year's St Giles' Fair

7:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

NEARLY 2.4 tonnes of rubbish was collected from this year’s St Giles’ Fair.

First aid drive at Westgate

Oxford Mail: Westgate Shopping Centre

6:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

St John Ambulance’s Save a Life September first aid drive is coming to the Westgate Shopping Centre today.

Extra crews drafted in as cable sparks hold up at ‘hamburger’

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

MORE workers are to be brought in to combat delays caused by the discovery of a fragile electricity cable unearthed at Oxford’s Kennington roadworks.

Man who hit his partner is spared prison

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN who beat up his partner of 14 years in front of their children on his son’s birthday has been spared prison.

Feathers fly as hawk dives in

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

Karen Buttery says she couldn’t believe her eyes when she was nearly sent flying by a bird of prey in central Oxford.

Burglar was a one man ‘crime wave’

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SERIAL burglar who was told he was responsible for “something of a crime wave’’ has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court.

Major diversions imminent as road repairs set to start

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

PLANS to divert traffic around Headington will come into force in the next few weeks while London Road is resurfaced and upgraded.

12,000 visitors put Thame Show back on county map

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

AFTER engines revved up, Thame Show organisers hope they have turned a corner by restoring the festival to its traditional September date.

Documenting fight to save rainforest

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BUDDING filmmaker Ross Harrison spent six-and-a-half weeks with a rainforest tribe for a documentary.

Can you help find missing man Peter Dixon?

Oxford Mail:

5:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SEARCH has been launched to find a man from Oxford who has been missing for more than two days.

Cyclist sexually harassed two women in Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:57pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CYCLIST who sexually harassed two women this morning is being hunted by police.

Kennington roundabout contraflow switch put back by a month due to fragile cables

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire County Council is spending £6m on turning the Kennington roundabout at the southern end of Abingdon Road into a “hamburger” style junction

3:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHANGEOVER in the traffic system at Oxford’s Kennington Roundabout is to be delayed by four weeks, to mid-October.

First OxfordOxford festival cancelled a week before event

Oxford Mail:

1:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE inaugural OxfordOxford festival has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales and uncertainty with a booked artist, organisers have said today.

UPDATE: London Road in Headington reopens after car fire

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

12:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

London Road in Headington has reopened following a car fire.

Chief hands reins over at homeless drop-in project

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE boss of a city homeless charity is set to retire after more than a decade of supporting vulnerable residents.

‘Revamp leaves no room for cyclists’

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

CYCLING groups have objected to plans for “shared space” in a major redesign of Oxford’s Frideswide Square.

Heavy traffic in Oxford causing delays

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

9:50am Friday 19th September 2014

CITY bus services have been delayed by up to 25 minutes due to traffic congestion this morning.

Labour holds Quarry and Risinghurst in city by-election

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:36am Friday 19th September 2014

THE Labour Party’s Chewe Munkonge was elected as the new city councillor for Quarry and Risinghurst following yesterday’s by-election in the ward.

Alcoholic jailed for ‘sickening’ attack in street

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

AN ALCOHOLIC who kicked a woman’s head like she was “taking a penalty” has been jailed.






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