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Yellow lines to free up village bus route

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DOUBLE yellow lines could be introduced in Wolvercote to help buses move through the village’s crowded streets.

Upper Fisher Row residents claim drunk students vomit in their street

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LARGE groups of foreign language students have turned a local park into a hub of anti-social behaviour and vandalism, residents have claimed.

Anti-UKIP meeting

Oxford Mail: City councillor John Tanner

8:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Speakers will tonight campaign against the UK Independence Party.

Pair remanded over charge of blackmail

Oxford Mail: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

8:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man has appeared in court charged with blackmail and false imprisonment.

Cyclist is hurt in crash

Oxford Mail: COMMITTED: John Radcliffe Hospital

8:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital with suspected leg and head injuries yesterday after an accident with a car.

Fiaz Munshi: The face of a double killer convicted over the 1997 Magdalen Road arson

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIAZ Munshi is facing a lengthy prison sentence today after she was found guilty of being involved in an arson attack which killed two children. 

Drink-binge driver is jailed over fuel spill

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DRINK-driver who caused a fuel spill after crashing his wife’s car into two trucks has been jailed for 16 months.

Oxford Airport plane celebrates Prince George's first birthday

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HANGAR8 Aviation – based at Oxford Airport – gave Prince George a birthday card plane on a larger scale.

Vigil for ex-Gaza Scholar as wife and children are killed

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholar is in intensive care and six members of his family dead after their home was bombed by Israeli forces.

17-year wait for killer to be brought to justice

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NOT long after 3am on Tuesday, August 26, 1997, petrol was squirted through the letterbox of 156 Magdalen Road, East Oxford, using two Tango bottles.

Arrest after gun alert

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHEN police were called to reports of a man holding a gun in North Oxford yesterday, they attended immediately.

Hay barn blaze is still burning

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were still putting out a blaze at a hay barn yesterday in a village near Thame.

Man arrested after accident closes St Aldate’s

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN was arrested for assault at the scene of an accident in St Aldate’s yesterday just metres away from the city’s police station.

Mothers organise event to celebrate breaking their fast

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEAM of mothers in Oxford united to organise a multicultural event to share the message of Ramadan.

Kidlington blooms studied by the judges

Oxford Mail:

10:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ORGANISERS of Kidlington’s floral displays are hoping for marvellous results for its entry to Britain in Bloom.

Kidlington school board of governors chairwoman stepping down

Oxford Mail:

10:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AFTER a quarter of a century as a governor at Gosford Hill School, Doreen Rose is stepping down having learned and changed a great deal.

Council struggling to get its information to people, claim residents of the Leys

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OXFORD City Council is trying to find a way to connect with residents of the Leys, after a recent meeting about the estate’s community plan attracted just three residents.

Oxford brass band trumpets regional final success

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRASS band members have their sights set on national glory after blowing their horns and cornets into the finals of a musical competition.

Update: Three arrested after Cowley Road pub fight

Oxford Mail:

9:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THREE people were arrested after a brawl on Cowley Road.

It’s double the delight for West Way Festival

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BOTLEY’S second West Way Festival attracted almost double the number of visitors as last year for a day a sunshine-filled fun.

Fears new road layout will cut off pedestrians

Oxford Mail:

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RESIDENTS have called for a pedestrian crossing on Hinksey Hill interchange so they are not isolated from Oxford by the new, faster traffic system.

Oxford vigil in support of Gaza scholar

Oxford Mail:

5:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A vigil has now started for an Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholar in intensive care after losing five members of his family in an Israeli bombardment.

Man injured in Folly Bridge collision

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A pedestrian is being treated at the side of the road after a collision with a car in Folly Bridge, Oxford. 

Police called after man is spotted with gun in North Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police officers have been called to the Cutteslowe estate in North Oxford after residents reported seeing a man with an air gun.

Listen: Fiaz Munshi guilty of manslaughter over Magdalen Road arson as police apologise for blunder + Audio

Oxford Mail:

2:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIAZ MUNSHI has been found guilty of manslaughter and not guilty of murder over the deaths of two children in an arson attack in East Oxford in 1997.

Headington nursery school is 40 years ‘young’

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WHEN it opened 40 years ago, Headington’s Kiddies Korner Nursery School operated in a different climate.

Promise to keep traders in the loop over square work

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUSINESSES and residents have been promised more information in the future over the redevelopment of Oxford’s Frideswide Square.

Oxfam’s boss goes undercover for a TV eye-opener

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OXFAM’S chief executive Mark Goldring will appear on tonight’s Channel 4 programme Undercover Boss, posing as a new volunteer.

Fifty drivers stopped in swoops by police

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A car was seized and 50 drivers were stopped on Monday morning in Oxford during police checks in Northway, Headington.

Jayden jury still out

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The jury in the murder trial of Ben Blakeley was sent home yesterday and will continue deliberating on Thursday.

Exhibition unravels the story of boy king’s tomb

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HIDDEN under the sand for centuries, this little statue will come face-to-face with thousands of visitors in Oxford.

Community association given stay of execution

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COMMUNITY group was celebrating yesterday after being told it could stay at its base for the immediate future.

Cyclist taken to hospital with a serious back injury after Headington collision

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A CYCLIST has been taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, with a serious back injury after a collision. 

Operation clean-up on estate hit by mini whirlwind

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A CLEAN-up operation was under way yesterday to remove the damage caused by a whirlwind over the weekend.

Firefighters continue to tackle barn blaze near Thame

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

7:55am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Firefighters are still tackling a barn blaze near Thame which closed the A148 for four hours last night. 

Reeling back the years with films from Oxford's past

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WHEN we think back to the decades which have gone by it is easy to see everything in black and white.

Morris team is looking to the future with its newest recruit

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOU’RE never too young to take up an age-old hobby.

Schoolboy dies after falling ill on holiday

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 14-year-old described as a “fantastic kid” who died after becoming ill on holiday in France.

Murder jury retires

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The jury in the trial of Fiaz Munshi has begun its deliberations.

Ding-dong is brewing over pub’s missing bell mystery

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the disappearance of a bell that has called time at a Yarnton pub for almost 30 years.

Minister will have final say on school expansion plans

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PRIMARY school’s plan to expand by building on its sports field will go all the way to the top for a final decision.

Care home garden scheme takes root

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are pulling out the spades and gloves to renovate the garden of a Blackbird Leys care home.

Motorists given advanced warning of traffic disruption

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DRIVERS are being warned to expect disruption along the Oxford ring road as work continues at Kennington roundabout.

A418 near Thame closed as firefighters tackle barn fire

Oxford Mail:

7:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

The A418 near Thame has been closed to allow firefighters to tackle a barn fire.

Art show by homeless artists is story of hope

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

The new Making Tracks exhibition is showing how art therapy can help homeless people deal with the issues they face. Reporter LUKE SPROULE headed along to Crisis Skylight Oxford to find out more about the scheme For someone who is homeless, finding somewhere safe to live is just one of the challenges they face on a daily basis.

Driver hurt in crash on M40

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

8:40am Monday 21st July 2014

A young man was treated for head injuries after his car came off the M40 in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Hay bales catch alight

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:40am Monday 21st July 2014

Firefighters were called to a fire of more than 250 hay bales in Waterperry.

Noise reduction measures proposed for bar roof terrace

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 21st July 2014

AN OXFORD bar’s controversial plans for a roof terrace are being recommended for approval.

Hailstorm and ‘tornado’ sweep through area

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 21st July 2014

A “TORNADO” swept through parts of Oxford on Saturday, damaging trees.

Happy days for Glee club in name battle

Oxford Mail: Glee Club owner Mark Tughan

8:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Hit TV show Glee could be renamed after the owners of an Oxford comedy club of the same name won a legal victory.






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