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Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Wednesday

Oxford Mail:

6:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Man taken to hospital after four vehicles crash on A34 slip road

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

3:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision north of Oxford this morning.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.

County's sex education isn't effective, say young people

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS have told school bosses that sex education in Oxfordshire is “not effective”.

Oxfordshire braced for severe winds caused by aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail:

8:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Oxfordshire are being warned to watch out for severe winds caused by the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Ebola volunteer ‘doing well’ with vaccine shot

Oxford Mail: Lynda Atkins

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first woman to be given a potential Ebola vaccine in an Oxford trial is said to be doing well.

Colourful cabs driving home the importance of free NHS testing for over-40s

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEALTH leaders hope colourful cabs will help reverse a fall in the rate of people having free NHS check-ups.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Tuesday

Oxford Mail:

6:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

County council revises budget cuts to lessen burden on services for homeless

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTS to help for homeless people are to be changed after concerns were raised about their impact.

Parents reminded they have until end of October to make secondary school applications

Oxford Mail: Melinda Tilley

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PARENTS with children starting secondary school next September have been reminded to apply online with their preferred schools before the end of the month.

Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

4:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

Lanes closed after bus and truck crash on A361

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUS and a truck collided between Chipping Norton and Shipton-under-Wychwood this morning.

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital will walk out today in the latest round of industrial action over pay.

County is braced for battering by winds tomorrow in wake of Hurricane Gonzalo

Oxford Mail: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

STRONG winds could hit Oxfordshire tomorrow, as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach the UK.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

Oxford Mail:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

Oxford Mail: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

The week's best pictures: from ballroom to barrels, our snappers are on a roll

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Our Picture Editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

Oxford Mail: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Thousands like Facebook post on council page criticising traffic chaos

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN Charles New posted a comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Facebook page about traffic gridlock, it prompted thousands of responses.

'We're doing all we can to ease traffic jams' says councillor after gridlock in county

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

EVERYTHING possible is being done to keep traffic flowing across the county, the county council’s transport representative has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Friday

Oxford Mail:

6:44am Friday 17th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Lane reopens on A44 near Yarnton after drainage works

Oxford Mail: a44 alert

4:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

The A44 Woodstock Road has reopened after one lane in Yarnton was shut because of drainage works.

Bail overhaul is long overdue says mum of abused children

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A MUM of two boys who were sexually abused warned last night that victims suffer when police keep suspects on bail for months or even years.

A4095 at North Leigh partially blocked after two-vehicle collision

Oxford Mail:

7:23am Friday 17th October 2014

THE A4095 at North Leigh is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. 

Train delays prompt review of work on £2bn rail project

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

WORK on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

Elderly urged to claim what they’re rightfully entitled to

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

ABOUT 6,000 elderly people in Oxfordshire are not claiming pension credit despite being entitled to it, Age UK Oxfordshire has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Oxford Mail:

6:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Breaking News: The Duke of Marlborough has died, aged 88; Prime Minister David Cameron leads tributes

Oxford Mail:

12:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Duke of Marlborough has died, Blenheim Palace has confirmed this afternoon.

Thames Valley Police tight-lipped over use of snooping law on journalists

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THAMES Valley Police has refused to reveal if it has continued to use anti-terrorism laws to snoop on journalists.

Update: Normal service resumes following delays between Oxfordshire and Paddington

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

TRAINS between Oxfordshire and London Paddington are returning to normal after signal problems this morning.

Network Rail stops part of electrification work for Oxfordshire after it led to delays

Oxford Mail:

2:22pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Work on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

The Scales of Justice – 19 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

19 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Schools first aid project IMPs wins award

Oxford Mail: Nicole Faux with IMPS manager Lynn Pilgrim

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN injury prevention programme protecting children across the county has been recognised for its work.

One in 20 county residents hitting drink danger levels says Alcohol Concern

Oxford Mail: A glass of wine (4347231)

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

About one in 20 adults in the county are putting their health at serious risk by heavy drinking, a leading charity has warned.

Dole queue shortens across Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

The number of people on the dole in Oxfordshire has fallen again.

Chancellor pledges to look into A34 funding

Oxford Mail: Nicola Blackwood

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne pledged to look into congestion on the A34 last night after a meeting with Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Wednesday

Oxford Mail:

10:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A blog covering the roads today - let us know if you spot a jam

Fuel spilled as two cars crash on B4437

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

6:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE B4437 has been closed in both directions between Charlbury and its junction with the A44, near the Duke of Marlborough pub, due to a crash involving two cars.

Kicking the Bucket festival aims to banish the taboo of death with events across the county

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

FROM Princes to paupers, death is the world’s true leveller. A three-week festival plans to put the subject in the spotlight and banish the taboo around mortality. Debbie Waite reports

Person hit by train near Ealing blocks line between Oxford and London Paddington

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

1:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LINES from Oxford into London Paddington are currently blocked after a person was hit by a train.

Spelling bee at Headington school tests skills of pupils from across Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS put their spelling skills to the test at a competition at Rye St Antony school.

Call for Oxfordshire County Council road decision process to be reviewed

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ALL highways decisions made by Oxfordshire County Council need to be reviewed, a council chairman has said, following changes over a controversial pedestrian crossing.

Live Traffic: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads today

Oxford Mail:

7:38am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam






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