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Life celebration of Oxfordshire collector and folklorist at Bodleian Libraries

Percy Manning was a collector of all things Oxfordshire. Curator Mike Heaney with the Bodleian Exhibition at the Weston Library. Picture Richard Cave. 17.02.2017.

MEMBERS of the public gathered to celebrate the life of an Oxfordshire collector and folklorist at the city’s historic Bodleian Libraries.

11:22am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Celebrating folklorist who collection captured Oxfordshire's past

Kirtlington Morris dancing at the Pitt Rivers Museum to mark the opening of a series of events commemorating the centenary of the death of Oxford folklorist Percy Manning. Picture Richard Cave

DECLUTTERING is all the rage these days but the prospect of throwing anything away would have horrified folklorist Percy Manning.

8:37am Friday 24 February 2017

UPDATE: 5,000 without power, roads closed, trees down and buildings damaged as Storm Doris rips into county

Urgent repairs in Park End Street.

Trees are falling and power supplies are being cut across Oxfordshire this afternoon as Storm Doris rips through the county. 

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Last chance to see Bodleian treasures

TIME is running out for people to visit see an exhibition showing the Bodleian Library’s most precious items.

10:23am Wednesday 8 February 2017

Volcanic exhibition erupts youngster's imaginations

Curator Professor David Pyle at the Weston Library Volcanoes exhibition.

FROM fire belching mountains to blood red waves of lava, a new exhibition will capture mankind's relationship with volcanoes.

9:47am Wednesday 15 February 2017

'Major incident' shuts down university IT services

'Major incident' shuts down university IT services

A ‘MAJOR Incident’ affecting IT services across Oxford University sites was reported today after a power outage.

3:43pm Monday 6 February 2017

Book on volcanoes

AN earth sciences expert has written a book about volcanoes which coincides with a new exhibition at Oxford’s Bodleian Library.

12:08pm Monday 30 January 2017

Need for student flats puts Oxford's heritage under threat

Manor Place plans, Long Wall, Oxford.

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build almost 300 students rooms next to an historic cemetery in Oxford will be decided by a planning inspector, in what will be a battle between the city’s heritage and the acute need for housing.

7:30am Monday 13 February 2017

UPDATE: Second flurry of snow arrives in Oxford

SNOW: The white stuff spotted in Oxford

Snow is beginning to fall in Oxford as temperatures plummet towards freezing. 

1:44pm Friday 10 February 2017

Artist records changing cityscape of Oxford

Dr Weimin He at the Weston Library. Picture Marc West

DURING the past decade Weimin He's distinctive artwork has been charting the changing landscape of Oxford's city centre.

12:01pm Thursday 2 February 2017
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