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Pupils are enjoying their first days at school

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

MY, they grow up so fast.

Young and old are ready to remember at Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YOUNG and old will join together to commemorate fallen soldiers at a special Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton.

Painting the perfect picture about birds

Oxford Mail:

11:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

BIRDS are often something we admire from afar, but artist Andrew Forkner is helping people get closer to the creatures with his new exhibtion.

Shhh... silent film is a reel hit with movie buffs

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FILM buffs were given a taste of how movies used to be watched as they turned out for a silent screening in Witney.

F1 team must be sold before staff can return

Oxford Mail: IN THE RUNNING: Richard Pardon’s photograph of Caterham F1 team engineers in Oxfordshire

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham F1 have been told not to return to the team’s West Oxfordshire base until it is sold.

Royals and residents join to mourn a popular Duke

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FAMILY, friends and schoolchildren paid their final respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough at his funeral in Woodstock yesterday.

Inquiry into 127 homes

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

A public inquiry into a decision to refuse plans for 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes will begin on Tuesday.

Woodstock festival’s autumnal focus

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S colourful autumn foliage has inspired those taking part in the Art in Woodstock festival.

Walking tall after 757-mile charity trek

Oxford Mail:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WOMAN from Chipping Norton took a seaside stroll with the dog to a new level by walking the entire length of the Welsh coast in her latest charity challenge.

'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration

Oxford Mail:

1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.

UPDATE: Hundreds line Woodstock's streets for 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral

Oxford Mail:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.

Update: Road still closed after car and minibus crash in Witney

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

 FIREFIGHTERS are working to free an injured person from a vehicle after a car and a minibus were involved in a collision near Witney.

Trench warfare at closest of quarters with new exhibit

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TRENCH warfare is set to come to life with a new exhibit at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.

Funeral for 11th Duke

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A private funeral for the 11th Duke of Marlborough is being held at St Mary Magdalene Church at 11.30am today.

Caterham F1 staff in dark over future after being locked out of Leafield Technical Centre

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.

£2.5m transport scheme hits a four-week delay

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

WORK to resurface Ducklington Lane in Witney has been delayed by four weeks.

Man, 36, filmed girls’ sex acts via his webcam

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who encouraged girls as young as 11 to perform sex acts on camera and then filmed it on his phone has been spared jail.

Fernandes hits back in Caterham row

Oxford Mail: Tony Fernandes has accused Engavest of failing to honour their obligations

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Fernandes has accused the consortium behind Caterham of failing to honour their obligations as a public feud between the two parties has descended into a war of words.

Chipping Norton sixth-former wins Owen Mumford engineering scholarship

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SIXTH-FORMER from Chipping Norton has won a scholarship to support his engineering studies at university from medical supplies firm Owen Mumford.

Splash of colour will fill Cornbury Park at Run or Dye event

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPLASH of colour will greet runners taking part in a 5km charity race in West Oxfordshire on Saturday.

Update: Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of West Oxfordshire base

Oxford Mail:

10:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE are reports Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of the West Oxfordshire site this morning.

Cotswolds Conservation Board looks for new members

Oxford Mail:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEW members are needed for the Cotswolds Conservation Board to help manage the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Cassington teen toasts her 18th with a year of charitable projects

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MOST teenagers celebrate their 18th birthday with a night on the town but Kizzy Horgan decided to mark it by starting 12 months of charity projects.

An emotional gathering on what would have been Witney schoolgirl Liberty Baker's 15th birthday

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LIBERTY Baker’s family and friends gathered at her grave yesterday to mark what would have been her 15th birthday.

East of Woodstock homes consultation ‘should be including Oxford Airport bosses’

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AIRPORT bosses should have been consulted ahead of plans to build up to 1,500 homes east of Woodstock, a resident told councillors yesterday.

Developers to be asked to return cash for A40 road project at Witney

Oxford Mail: Ian Hudspeth

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUNCIL boss wants to retrieve millions of pounds handed back to developers for a new junction on the A40 at Witney.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

Oxford Mail:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

Carterton motorcyclist dies in hospital after road accident

Oxford Mail: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 74-year-old man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Police watchdog launches investigation into Woodstock man's death in Sussex

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE family of a Woodstock man, who died after being restrained by police, said they need to know more about his death.

Minister joins Army medics on Ebola mission in Africa

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening yesterday flew from West Oxfordshire to West Africa with troops helping in the fight against Ebola.

Carterton Scalextric challenge gets pulses racing

Oxford Mail:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

EIGHT-year-old Caitlin James got her motor running before heading out on the Scalextric track.

Freeland Primary School gets groovy for its milestone anniversary

Oxford Mail:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ABBI Wilkinson and Chloe Davies celebrated their school’s 50th birthday by travelling back in time to the swinging ’60s.

100 army medics fly from RAF Brize Norton to Sierra Leone in fight against Ebola

Oxford Mail:

9:19am Tuesday 21st October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening is with British troops today heading to Sierra Leone to help the fight against Ebola.

Plenty of a-ppeal at Chadlington’s apple day fun

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

VILLAGERS in Chadlington marked the harvest season with an event dedicated to apples.

Leafield-based Caterham F1 car-maker goes into administration

Oxford Mail:

11:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars has gone into administration.

Poll's outcome to be used to fight Woodstock homes proposal

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PUBLIC poll will be held in Woodstock after plans were unveiled to build up to 1,500 homes east of the town.

Nearly-full Eynsham cemetery set to be closed for future burials

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A “full up” graveyard is set to close, preventing residents from being buried in their village.

Blenheim Palace plans to open gates to music fans with series of concerts

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

WOODSTOCK has welcomed plans to hold a series of concerts at Blenheim Palace.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

Clarkson gets points on licence

Oxford Mail: Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been caught speeding

11:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding, he has admitted.

Details of 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral released

Oxford Mail:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

FAMILY and close friends will attend the funeral of the 11th Duke of Marlborough on Friday in Woodstock, Blenheim Palace has said.

Site visit proposed over plan for 270 homes in Witney

Oxford Mail: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to support visiting the site in Witney of a controversial plan for 270 homes before making a decision.

Twelfth Duke of Marlborough Jamie Spencer-Churchill to move into Blenheim Palace

Oxford Mail:

3:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

JAMIE Spencer-Churchill - the 12th Duke of Marlborough - will move into Blenheim Palace, the estate confirmed today.

Woman trying to save dog rescued from River Evenlode near Stonesfield

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

12:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was rescued from a river as she tried to rescue her dog  this morning. 

Son inherits 12th Duke of Marlborough title but Blenheim Palace stays with trustees

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

BLENHEIM Palace will remain under the control of trustees as the late Duke of Marlborough’s heir – Jamie Spencer-Churchill – inherited his father’s title.

Blenheim Palace flag flies at half mast and tributes paid after Duke of Marlborough dies aged 88

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Prime Minister and Oxfordshire’s political leaders led tributes to the Duke of Marlborough, John Spencer-Churchill, after his death was announced by Blenheim Palace.

Two-vehicle collision in Shilton Road, Carterton

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

7:34am Friday 17th October 2014

THE B4020 Shilton Road in Carterton is blocked after a collision involving two vehicles. 






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