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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

7:47am Friday 31st October 2014

A live blog covering delays on Oxfordshire's roads and rail today. If you know of a problem, tweet us @TheOxfordMail

We're at breaking point on the roads

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S roads are at breaking point, the leader of the county council has admitted.

Firefighters join national 4-day strike tonight

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across the county will take part in a four-day national strike this evening.

Budding writers can go for ebook prize

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:50am Friday 31st October 2014

KEEN county authors are encouraged to put their writing skills to the test this year.

Behind the masks are smiles of acting talent

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 31st October 2014

EVENTS took a spooky twist at Leckford Place School as young actors rehearsed Edgar Allan Poe’s Masque of the Red Death.

NHS staff in the county walk out for a second time

Oxford Mail: File photo dated 23/04/12 of the NHS logo as hospitals are so full that elderly patients are being discharged in the middle of the night and routine blood tests are being conducted at 3am, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATIO

6:50am Friday 31st October 2014

COUNTY NHS workers are to stage a four-hour strike on Monday, November 24 as part of walk-outs across England.

Part-time officers hold 10 in swoop

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:40am Friday 31st October 2014

ONE hundred and fifty Thames Valley Police special constables took part in an operation to arrest 10 offenders who failed to turn up at court.

Petition calls for council resignations over traffic

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

6:20am Friday 31st October 2014

AN ONLINE petition calling for two senior county councillors to resign has received 158 signatures since it went live on Monday.

County urged to stay neutral over fracking

Oxford Mail:

6:20am Friday 31st October 2014

FRACKING can “release significant energy” county planning bosses have said in guidance to councillors.

Battalion in thick of battle as soldiers set foot in Ypres

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HISTORIAN Steve Berridge, pictured right, is transcribing the war diary and regimental chronicle of the 2nd Ox and Bucks Light Infantry.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

17 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates’ courts

Girls move into the driving seat at car assembly plant

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

GIRL power is firing on all cylinders at BMW’s Mini plant this week.

Firework artists await winner’s name

Oxford Mail: Richard Webb

10:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are to find out if their artwork will be part of an Oxfordshire-wide firework safety campaign.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

7:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

A live blog covering delays on Oxfordshire's roads and rail today. If you know of a problem, tweet us @TheOxfordMail

81 young people caught watching TV without licences in Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: TV Licence: Does your business have one?

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

EIGHTY-one young people were caught watching TV without a licence in Oxfordshire in the past year, new figures have revealed.

Map: 40 Fireworks Displays in Oxfordshire: 2014

Oxford Mail: St Albans Cathedral Fireworks Spectacular

6:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

Tis that time of year for dazzling fireworks displays - here's our list of events in Oxfordshire from the traditional big beast in South Park to smaller ones out in county.

Huge delays across Oxfordshire's roads this evening

Oxford Mail:

7:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAFFIC light sequencing at the Wendlebury interchange of the A34 and M40 is being blamed for huge delays across Oxfordshire tonight.

Remember, remember the fifth of November wherever you are

Oxford Mail:

9:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE skies of Oxfordshire are set for a spectacular display over the next week and a half as venues release details of this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations. Reporter Naomi Herring speaks to the guys behind the city’s biggest event

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

7:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A live blog covering delays on Oxfordshire's roads and rail today. If you know of a problem, tweet us @TheOxfordMail

Residents want councils to abandon local newsletters

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

COUNCIL “propaganda” papers should be scrapped, say some residents after discovering they cost almost £122,500 to produce in the last year.

Picking those pumpkins for a spook-tacular Halloween

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE was pumpkin fun across the county over the weekend as people young and old geared up for Halloween.

Marussia become the second F1 team to go into administration

Oxford Mail: Marussia driver Max Chilton at Jerez

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOBS at Banbury-based Formula 1 team Marussia are at risk after the company went into administration.

Heads urged to help curb teachers’ load

Oxford Mail: Melinda Tilley

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

HEADTEACHERS at small primary schools across Oxfordshire have been encouraged to contribute to a Government review of teachers’ workloads.

‘Now prove our loved ones didn’t sacrifice lives in vain’

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FAMILIES of Oxfordshire soldiers killed in the Afghanistan conflict fear their loved ones may have died in vain.

World title for son of Second World War RAF ace

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE pilot Nigel Lamb has won the Red Bull Air Race after a gripping final showdown in Austria.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

6:53am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The latest travel news from around Oxfordshire

Bizarre requests by Travelodge guests revealed

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STAFF at Oxfordshire’s Travelodge hotels have been asked some very odd requests from guests.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

6:53am Monday 27th October 2014

The latest travel news across the county

Rolling road block on M40 to clear geese

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

A LANE of the M40 had to be closed yesterday when three geese got onto the carriageway.

Fines top £200k in attempt to trim bedblocking delays

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to pay hospitals more than £200,000 in fines because of bedblocking.

Ambulances told to steer clear of John Radcliffe Hospital and divert to Banbury's Horton

Oxford Mail: COMMITTED: John Radcliffe Hospital

10:50am Sunday 26th October 2014

AMBULANCE crews were this morning told not to go to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital accident and emergency department and to divert to Banbury's Horton General Hospital.

Geese cleared from M40 between junctions 8a and 9

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:38am Sunday 26th October 2014

Geese have now been cleared from the M40 between junction 8 for Oxford and 9 for Bicester.

The week's best pictures: Devastating blaze that lit up night sky

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Saturday 25th 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

Hundreds take part in "world's most colourful 5km" run + VIDEO

Oxford Mail:

11:41am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS have taken part in this year's Run or Dye event at Cornbury Park, Charlbury. 

Watch out for a lie-in

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Curator of decorative arts at the Ashmolean, Matthew Winterbottom, pictured, brings out a reminder to turn your clocks back tomorrow. He said the Polish coach watch, made in 1770, “would have been hanging in a carriage for when people were travelling around”. He added: I like the size and clarity of it, it’s made to be read. There is beauty in its simplicity.”

Trapped woman freed following road crash

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A woman was trapped in a vehicle after a collision between a car and a minibus yesterday.

Firefighters set to strike for four days

Oxford Mail: Fire engine Oxfordshire

12:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Firefighters will go on strike next week for four days as part of national industrial action.

Off and running for entry to our OX5 extravaganza

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE starting gun has been fired for next year’s Oxford Mail OX5 Run as places open for runners in the fundraising extravaganza.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

6:57am Friday 24th October 2014

Bringing you the latest travel news from across the county

Doctors’ leader questions £55 dementia diagnosis award

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DOCTORS’ leader has criticised new plans to award extra cash to GP surgeries for diagnosing dementia patients.

Oxfordshire GCSE results improve despite Government-imposed changes

Oxford Mail: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S GCSE pupils have surged ahead of national averages despite concerns that Government changes would impair exam results.

Eight county churches are added to ‘at risk’ register

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

EIGHT historic county churches in danger of being damaged beyond repair have been added to English Heritage’s ‘at risk’ register.

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

Oxford Mail: traffic jam

7:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

Oxfordshire bid for record Poppy Appeal total to mark centenary of start of First World War

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE in Oxfordshire are being urged to help break the £500,000 barrier for the first time as this year’s Poppy Appeal is launched today.

More Oxfordshire churches ‘at risk’ says heritage group

Oxford Mail: DISTINCTIVE: The English Heritage flag will be flown most of the time

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Eight Oxfordshire churches have been added to English Heritage’s Heritage at Risk register.

Oxfordshire finds cash to meet cost of free school lunches

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CASH to balance the books on bringing in free school meals for all primary school pupils has been secured.

High praise for Oxfordshire's fire and rescue service

Oxford Mail:

12:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S fire service has been praised following an independent peer review.

First Days At School: Buy a souvenir of your little one's start to primary

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS month in your Oxford Mail has been our annual First Days of School supplements, pictorial souvenirs of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

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.






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