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Oxford Mail: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

Calculating legacy of the Olympics in London

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO years ago this month, Britain lit up for the London Olympics, with organisers and the Government promising that a successful event would have a lasting legacy at grassroots level. As the country welcomes its second major international tournament in three years with the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, DAN ROBINSON looks at the long-term impact

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ITS VILE smell has nauseated residents and baffled officials.

New chief for Oxfordshire health group

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Healthwatch Oxfordshire has announced Rachel Coney as its new chief executive officer.

Money to ease pressures on county's hospitals is cut by two thirds

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

EXTRA cash to ease pressure on the county’s NHS and social services over the coming winter is to be slashed by almost two-thirds.

Heart charity’s county shops raise £450k in year

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A HEART charity’s shops have raised more than £450,000 across Oxfordshire in the past year.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales - zxc

7:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Warning for heavy rain across Oxfordshire

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

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HEAVY showers are forecast for the county as the the area was issued a yellow rain warning until 9pm today.

Schools told 'stop hoarding or we will claw back cash'

Oxford Mail:

5:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

SCHOOLS have been warned they should stop hoarding the £18m they have in reserves and “spend on today’s children”.

‘Patients run risk of being denied hip replacements’

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS risk being denied a hip replacement because Oxfordshire NHS bosses are ignoring national guidance and taking patients’ weight into account, leading surgeons have warned.

County fracking licences are up for grabs

9:27pm Sunday 27th July 2014

COMPANIES in Oxfordshire will be able to apply for licences from today to explore shale gas in the county. A map released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) appears to show areas of North Oxfordshire as one of the areas available for licences for fracking.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Here's a whole new meaning to balancing your workload

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Photographer Ed Nix takes his pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why he reckons they make the grade

Going ga-ga over community radio

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THIS month Banbury’s hospital radio station Radio Horton celebrated its 50th birthday with a long weekend of touring radio. To mark the occasion, ALEX WYNICK looks at the health of community radio stations in Oxfordshire

It’s seventh heaven for mum thanks to JR heroes

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

We are celebrating the outstanding work of individuals or teams who work in the NHS across Oxfordshire. Oliver Evans reports on the latest case where staff have been praised for making an extra special effort

Police dealing with witchcraft and alien calls

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

THAMES Valley Police officers go out on the beat knowing every day could bring a new challenge, but some reported incidents in the last few years have been out of this world.

Major delays on First Great Western trains after lightning strike

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

A lightning strike has damaged equipment causing severe delays to First Great Western trains. 

Weather warning for Oxfordshire this evening

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

6:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

A YELLOW weather warning has been issued by the Met Office after showers were forecast for tonight.

Days of game being for toffs only are lawn gone

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE game of croquet is traditionally seen as a pastime for rich country estate owners and their notable friends, but as ANNABaL BAGDI reports, more and more people from all walks of life are taking up the sport, which was shaped in rural Oxfordshire and has been immortalised in print and popular culture by Oxford-born author Lewis Carroll

Hospitals’ £4m boost

Oxford Mail: oxford university trust hospitals logo

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

The county’s hospital authority will continue to run a city research centre after winning a £4m contract.

Cricket tribute to former Dragon School pupil Felix

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Friday 25th July 2014

CRICKET teammates of Felix Byam-Shaw paid tribute to him before an Oxfordshire Under-14s game against Shropshire on Wednesday .

Museum starts appeal to retain rare mirror

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Friday 25th July 2014

A RARE Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot may be allowed to leave the country unless £33,000 is raised by a Woodstock museum.

Spate of blazes prompts a fire safety warning

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE fire service has issued a warning to the public to take extra care in the hot weather after a spate of blazes in the countryside.

Volunteers are praised for helping pupils read

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS who have helped children in Oxfordshire learn to read for the past decade have been praised for their dedication.

Scales of Justice

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

17 cases recently heard at Banbury and Oxford Magistrates Courts

Woman wants £10k for job suspension

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A council employee has said she wants more than £10,000 compensation from Oxfordshire County Council after being suspended from her job.

Firefighters warn of holiday dangers

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S firefighters have issued advice to help people keep their homes safe if they go away over the summer.

‘Appalling’ domestic abuse statistics

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

NEARLY 7,000 Oxfordshire children were caught up in domestic abuse incidents last year, figures show.

Enthusiasts’ rapid response to Minor matters

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IN their jobs for South Central Ambulance Service, Dick Tracey and David England’s rapid response can mean the difference between life and death. But at weekends the classic car enthusiasts slow down the traffic for a very different reason.

Future is bright for county's energy trainees as centre opens in Witney

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

APPRENTICES can take advantage of a modern purpose-built training centre when it opens in September.

First day of A420 roadworks described as a nightmare

Oxford Mail: a420 alert

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE first day of major roadworks along the A420 were described as a ‘nightmare’ by locals in Shrivenham yesterday.

Learning to juggle business with lots of ‘mummy time’

Oxford Mail:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IT’S often said that mums rule the world, but it’s harder than it looks to run a business and cope with kids.

Picture Special: a colourful look at weekend events

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

 

Opening doors to county’s fascinating country houses

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Dr Oliver Cox Leader of the University of Oxford initiative, the Thames Valley Country House Partnership Project talks about the fascination with country houses

Inspectors praise police, but officer morale ‘low’

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

INSPECTORS have praised Thames Valley Police for making savings while increasing the number of officers and staff in frontline roles.

Last chance for say on transport

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE public have their last chance to comment on proposals for major transport schemes across Oxfordshire.

Shining a light on solar stance

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SOLAR farms have won the official support of Oxfordshire County Council experts following a raft of new plans.

Celebrating 25 years since the return of our red kites

Oxford Mail:

10:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

TWITCHERS are preparing to celebrate 25 years since endangered red kites were introduced to the Chilterns on the Oxfordshire border in a major breeding programme.

The Scales of Justice - 23 people up in court

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

CASES heard recently at Oxford Magistrates’ Court

One in 15 pupils taught in temporary classrooms

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ONE in every 15 children in the county has been taught in a temporary classroom in the last year.

First Great Western trains delayed by up to an hour this morning

Oxford Mail: A First Great Western High Speed Train

8:00am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAINS to Oxford and London Paddington from Worcester Shrub Hill are delayed by up to an hour because of a signalling problem this morning.

Services for deaf people leave many ‘patronised’

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

LEGAL action could be brought against healthcare providers unless services for deaf people are improved, it has been warned.

No major incidents during series of firefighters' strikes

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

6:50am Monday 21st July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S firefighters were not called to any major incidents during four strikes held over the weekend.

Striking firefighters attend one incident

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

12:18pm Sunday 20th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS attended one incident in Oxfordshire during last night’s strike.

Man rescued after M40 crash

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:58am Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN was rescued from his car after it left the M40 overnight.

Retirement beckons as school term ends

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

As schoolchildren look forward to a summer of freedom, education reporter SOPHIE SCOTT speaks to teachers saying a more permanent farewell to lessons as they prepare for retirement

Picture special: From Battle Proms to charity running, life can really be a blast

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Our deputy picture editor Richard Cave takes his pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why he reckons they make the grade

Strike-hit fire service responds to three incidents

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to three incidents during strike action overnight.

Weather update: Mixed forecasts over thunderstorms but rain all day

Oxford Mail:

9:21am Saturday 19th July 2014

THERE are mixed forecasts over the likelihood of today's thunderstorms hitting parts of the county today.

Mental health patients are being sent miles out of area for treatment

Oxford Mail: Where will funds come from?

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds has been spent sending hundreds of mental health sufferers outside the area for inpatient treatment – on at least one occasion more than 500 miles away, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

Flood warnings across Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

COMMUNITIES across Oxfordshire have been warned to prepare for the risk of flooding over the weekend.






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