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Our 12th man: Fans applaud in honour of U's fan Steve Dyer

Fans stand to applaud Steve Dyer in the 12th minute of Saturday's game

OXFORD United have been urged to win the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley next month in memory of lifelong fan Steve Dyer, who has died following his long battle with cancer. 

12:00am Sunday 19 March 2017

Sylvia's Castaways will raise funds for Sobell House

Sylvia Vetta with her Castaways books

THE launch of a new book telling the life stories of Oxfordshire celebrities will raise vital funds for Sobell House hospice in Oxford.

9:40am Saturday 4 March 2017

Fundraisers dig deep for county's sick youngsters

Staff and volunteers at Helen & Douglas House called on Oxfordshire to Go Orange

MORE than £51,000 has been raised for the county’s terminally ill youngsters.

9:43am Monday 6 March 2017

Is this 77-year-old grandmother Oxford's hardest working volunteer?

Terrie Reynolds, 77, at the Helen and Douglas House charity shop in Rose Hill. Picture: Richard Cave

IS THIS grandmother Oxford’s hardest working volunteer?

8:12am Monday 27 February 2017

Orange to sweep the county for terminally ill youngsters

Staff and volunteers at Helen & Douglas House ‘Go Orange’

FLORESCENT orange will shimmer under the sunshine and embellish the county's streets as fundraisers unite to support terminally ill youngsters.

1:51pm Wednesday 1 March 2017

Final Castaway series launched in aid of hospice

Castaways 3 launch party at.Andrew Wiles Building, The University of Oxford Mathematics Institute..Sylvia Vetta and Castaway stars guests.. .Charlotte Bannister-Parker ... Picture  Richard Cave.09.03.2017.

MUSICIANS, artists, authors, charity founders and a world-renowned sportsman were among dozens of notable people at a special book launch.

11:08am Tuesday 14 March 2017

Literary surprise for poorly youngsters

Oxford Children's Book Group donating story sacks to Oxford Children's Hospital .Front row L-R Jackie Holderness, Tobey Wallace (8), Blesson Parmar, Olivia Griffin and Charlie Daborn. Standing L-R, Jo Steele, Moira Da Costa, Teacher Victoria Stone

POORLY youngsters at the Oxford Children's Hospital were given a World Book Day surprise when volunteers passed through the wards to hand out sacks full of books and toys.

9:52am Friday 10 March 2017

OO-aar! Countryside crew signs lease on a new city farm

Oxford City Farm celebrate securing a 40-year lease for former school site off Cornwallis Road. Picture: Damian Halliwell

THE PIGS have been ordered, the shovels are sharpened and the champagne is chilling on ice.

7:03am Saturday 4 March 2017

Safety failings found at Helen and Douglas House after patient death

Helen and Douglas House found to have safety failings after patient death

HELEN and Douglas House hospice has been found to have safety failings by a health watchdog after a young adult died following an incident with a ventilator.

8:49am Monday 6 February 2017

Does anyone have a shipping container? Courtney's generosity outgrows her house as presents flood in

Courtney Hughes with sister Megan at the Marlborough Club in Didcot. Picture Damian Halliwell

THERE is only one thing Courtney Hughes wants for Christmas - a shipping container.

6:18am Saturday 24 December 2016
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