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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.

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.

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.

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.

Market preparing to create a ‘first’ with weekend opening

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD’S popular Gloucester Green market is set to open at the weekend for the first time.

Big Energy Saving Week highlights £3m wasted by using the standby button

Oxford Mail: The PS4 games console from Sony

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD residents could save £3.4m every year just by switching electronics off standby, according to a campaign.

Oxford Fashion Week triple bill will see Museum of Natural History in a new light

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MUSEUMS are traditionally seen as places of learning rather than high fashion, but next month the Oxford University Museum of Natural History is getting a makeover.

Symbolic city centre march by cyclists raises awareness of human trafficking

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

CYCLISTS led a demonstration against human trafficking in Oxford city centre on Friday.

Apprentice-style bake off at Blenheim Palace helps Oxford food bank

Oxford Mail:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BICESTER-based food supply company held an Apprentice-style contest to help an Oxford food bank.

Van and car crash on A4260 near Kidlington

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

6:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A VAN and a car crashed on the A4260 today.

'We want apology over blackout'

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE mother of a man with learning difficulties who was left without electricity for 15 hours while her son was recovering from major surgery at home has said she is still waiting for an apology four days later.

Jericho resident joins expedition to Arctic Pole never visited by humans

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOST people choose sunshine and sand for a trip, but Jericho resident Robert Pettersen is going where no-one has ever been: the Pole of Inaccessibility.

Phones taken in Temple Cowley burglary

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

2:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

TWO mobile phones were among items stolen during a burglary at a house in Oxford.

Oxford University professor wins international award for cancer research

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

PETER O’Neill is radiating pride, after his decades of work trying to cure cancer won him an international award.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Robber stalked couple for an hour

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A ROBBER who stalked a couple for an hour before trying to steal £11,000 in cash has been jailed.

Police respond to domestic incident at Mill Street address

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE officers were called to a domestic incident in Mill Street, Oxford, on Friday.

Oxford University professor trying to halt Ebola crisis

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

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

AN Oxford University professor is among a team of British scientists going to Guinea to start human drug trials as part of a bid to halt the Ebola epidemic.

Flood partnership unveils first phase of £1.25m sewerage review

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A SCHEME costing at least £1.25m to review Oxford’s sewerage system has been officially unveiled at the Oxford Flood Partnership’s annual forum.

Britain's Got Talent star Fabia and her feathered friends go burlesque for breast cancer funds in Cowley

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

OXFORD’S own burlesque star Fabia Cerra hosted a special dancing class over the weekend to raise money for charity.

Flood early warning system tests will use ‘white space’ in city's airwaves

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

INNOVATIVE technology is to be tested in Oxford to create a localised early warning system for flooding.

Cheers! Thousands hail the ale

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THOUSANDS of beer-lovers flocked to Oxford Town Hall to raise a toast to real ale at the annual Oxford Beer Festival.

‘Save trees from chop to shield us from eyesore'

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that felling trees near the Port Meadow student flats could worsen their impact on neighbouring people.

Gran 'had no alternative' but to starve herself to death

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:20am Monday 20th October 2014

AN Oxford grandmother who starved herself to death said before she died that she had “no alternative” given the UK’s laws against assisted suicide.

Patients facing delays when trying to see GP across county, says survey

Oxford Mail: Andrew Smith MP

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A THIRD of patients could not see their own doctor or get an appointment within a week, a survey revealed.

John Radcliffe patients sing on Rainbow Fund charity record

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG hospital patients sang their hearts out on Friday to raise funds for sick and disabled children.

Oxford school choir gets ready to sing with spirit at Christmas

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Monday 20th October 2014

IT’S not just stars above Bethlehem stables that people will be looking out for this Christmas.

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Oxford Mail: Whats App logo

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

OXFORD Mail readers can now sign up to get major breaking news alerts sent direct to their mobile phones with a new service using Whatsapp.

UPDATE: Traffic lights back on at Frideswide Square after earlier fault

Oxford Mail: Frideswide Square

10:18am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE traffic lights in Frideswide Square and its approaches are out this morning.






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