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VIDEO: Bus driver and cyclist's rush hour roadside row caught on camera

A still from a video sent to the Oxford Mail on April 26, 2017, appearing to show an Oxford Bus Company driver who has left his vehicle on the Botley Road to argue with a cyclist.

AN investigation is under way after a row between a bus driver and a cyclist was caught on camera.

3:52pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Controversial park and ride expansion decision delayed by concerns over badgers and flooding

Badger (Meles meles) explores its domain

D-DAY for Oxford's most controversial car park has been pushed back yet again in the face of environmental concerns, including fears for the wellbeing of badgers.

7:28am Saturday 22 April 2017

1,200 sign petition

MORE than 1,200 people have signed a petition calling on Oxford City Council to abandon its plans to expand Seacourt Park and Ride on Botley Road in order to protect badgers thought to be living in the area.

9:20am Friday 21 April 2017

Brakes put on 'unofficial park and ride' in Oxford side streets

Mary Bosworth, Richard Bosworth, Michal Bosworth, Krista Beighton and son Sam Grady, Chris Terry with councillor David Williams and Pete Cranston

AN 'unofficial park and ride' is set to be become a thing of the past after a four year battle for parking controls in Iffley Fields was won by residents.

8:50am Monday 17 April 2017

'Adding extra lanes to A40 will only make jams worse' says transport campaigner

Hugh Jaeger

FEARS have been raised that major plans to dual up parts of the major link road between Witney and Oxford will in fact worsen the problem of congestion.

1:13pm Saturday 8 April 2017

Drivers will have to wait until after Westgate Centre opens for electronic parking signs

An electronic parking sign used in Singapore. Picture: Rudy Herman/Creative Commons

ELECTRONIC signs telling drivers how many spaces are available in Oxford's city centre car parks are unlikely to be in place before the opening of the Westgate Centre, it has emerged.

10:25am Saturday 8 April 2017

INQUEST: Teacher who drove into a bus stop 'most likely fell asleep' while drink driving

Teacher most likely fell asleep at the wheel after drink driving

A TEACHER who died after his car smashed into a bus stop in Botley was three times the drink drive limit, an inquest heard.

1:07pm Thursday 30 March 2017

HOSPITAL SOLUTION: 280-acre land for badly needed parking and worker housing

The view of the outskirts of Oxford from Wick Farm, near Barton, where up to 1,850 homes could eventually be built

A LIFELINE for Oxford's hospitals in the form of hundreds of new homes, care facilities and parking spaces could be built on fields outside Barton.

6:05am Thursday 30 March 2017

Thousands of homes but is this all too good to be true?

Thousands of homes but is this all too good to be true?

The day after South Oxfordshire District Council published its Local Plan Second Preferred Options, we have a paen of praise from Hannah Somerville(‘IT’S THE JR SOLUTION’ : March 30) to the Aubrey-Fletcher family’s apparent philanthropy in their…

9:00am Tuesday 4 April 2017

Date set for snake’s head fritillary count

Janet Keene and Tim King count of snake's head fritillaries in Oxford during the 2015 survey. Picture: Richard Cave

THIS year’s snake’s head fritillary survey on Hinksey Meadow has been planned for Saturday, April 22.

9:34am Friday 31 March 2017
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