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County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

Oxford Mail: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Drivers facing delays on Oxfordshire roads

Oxford Mail: Traffic Alert general

8:51am Monday 1st September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to heavy traffic.

Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

Oxford Mail: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

Oxford Mail: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

The week's best pictures

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 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

Trains cancelled after person hit by train

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAINS from Oxford to London Paddington were cancelled this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway.

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get £1m in support from Thames Valley Police

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Childcare provision above the national average

Oxford Mail: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of Oxfordshire will have fast broadband by late next year

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Oxford Mail: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

The Scales of Justice: 20 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

Send us your ice bucket challenge videos

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

As Ice Bucket Challenge fever sweeps the nation, we want to see your videos as you rise to the challenge.

School run will add to Oxford bypass roadwork jams

Oxford Mail: Oxford’s Eastern Bypass

8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

DRIVERS are being warned they face more traffic congestion as parents return to the school run next week.

300 sign petition over parking fees at Oxfordshire's community hospitals

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MORE than 300 people have signed a petition opposing any moves to introduce parking charges at community hospitals.

Appeal over council’s school transport policy

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Oxfordshire County Council will consider an appeal against a decision made under its home-to-school transport next week.

Oxford Mail website gets a fresh, updated look

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Oxford Mail’s website has been overhauled to give it a clean new look.

Defibrillator campaign’s taking off after Mail pitches in to help

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE number of people in Oxfordshire being trained to use life-saving equipment has soared thanks to an Oxford Mail-backed campaign.

Giving Oxfordshire's disabled people time to shine in sport

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Disabled people in Oxfordshire enjoy a wide range of different sports on a regular basis tailored to their needs. DAN ROBINSON reports on what is available and how it benefits them

Rain puts a stop to charity skydive by 24 people

Oxford Mail: Charlotte Nott with mum Jenny Daniels

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A charity skydive to raise money for quadruple amputee Charlotte Nott was among events affected by bad weather yesterday.

Community group offers cheaper oil

Oxford Mail: Four facts on paying for care

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A countryside community group is encouraging villagers with oil heating systems to sign up to its bulk-buying scheme.

City expansion review sought

Oxford Mail: Grenoble Road near the Kassam Stadium

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A REVIEW of the Green Belt could be completed in just a year, the leader of Oxford City Council has said.

Oxford homes chief criticises district councils’ local plans

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD’S housing boss has accused the county’s other councils of “kicking the can down the road” when it comes to housing.

When man’s best friend is a potential life-saver

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

IT IS often said that a dog is man’s best friend, but for many people with disabilities or medical conditions the bond they have with their animals is even stronger.

The Scales of Justice – 18 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales - zxc

11:00am Monday 25th August 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Waiting times among areas failing patients’ charter as health targets not being met

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

MORE than half of Oxfordshire’s health service targets are being missed, latest figures show.

NHS stub-it-out aid helps 3,600 in Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Hilary Hibbert-Biles

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

MORE than 3,600 people in Oxfordshire were helped by the NHS to quit smoking, new figures show.

Oxfordshire Bank Holiday events braced for wind and rain

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is set for a wet Bank Holiday after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain until 11.50pm today.

County divorce rate falls as couples return to class

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

THE divorce rate in Oxfordshire has fallen by almost a fifth since 2011, new figures show.

UPDATE: Wet and windy weather forecast for Bank Holiday Monday

Oxford Mail: Shoppers struggle with their brollies at Carfax as high winds and heavy rain swept the county yesterday

1:30pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The Bank Holiday is forecast to end with wet and windy weather as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning.

Gannett Foundation is really making a difference

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

CHARITIES, groups and other good causes have a chance to win up to £10,000 through the Oxford Mail for good works in their community. A total of about £20,000 will be given away this year by our parent company Gannett Media through its charitable arm, the Gannett Foundation. Groups can apply online or by post for upwards of £5,000 for any project which brings lasting benefit to the community. Reporter Pete Hughes found out from previous winners what a difference the foundation has made

Shop seven years on reveals price differences of groceries for Oxfordshire households

Oxford Mail:

9:54am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SEVEN years ago the Oxford Mail did a typical weekly shop. This year Alex Wynick bought the same items to see how much shoppers have been hit in their wallets.

Oxfordshire ambulance opinions sought

Oxford Mail: Ambulance stock image

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Views are being sought on the county’s ambulance service ahead of an official inspection.

Headteachers criticise new policy of ‘half-time results’

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

SEVERAL headteachers refused to release their official results yesterday, criticising new Government policy.

Juggling exams with glory on the national stage

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OLYMPIC swimmers, athletes and even a Britain’s Got Talent contestant aced their exams.

Independent schools celebrate as they chalk up perfect pass rates

Oxford Mail: Dr Tim Hands

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S independent schools celebrated another year of success in their GCSE results.

Change hits county GCSE statistics

Oxford Mail: Melinda Tilley

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE County Council said last night it cannot yet tell how many pupils are achieving the national target because of disparities in how results are being reported.

Classy pupils prove they're stars all round

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

TEACHERS across the county spoke of their pride as students opened some record-breaking GCSE results.

2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

Oxford Mail: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Oxford Mail: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Helen Wright looks at how Oxfordshire’s music festivals keep the punters coming in and remain viable in the face of growing competition

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

The Scales of Justice - 20 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

20 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates' courts






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