Judge throws out appeal over stadium's protected status bid

3:44pm Monday 12th May 2014

A judge has thrown out an appeal launched by the owner of the Kassam Stadium into the facility’s protected status.

Firoz Kassam and his company Firoka had taken Oxford City Council’s decision to list the Grenoble Road stadium as a community asset to a tribunal.

The judge, Nicholas Warren, ruled that the stadium was “intrinsically linked” to Oxford United.

His ruling means the stadium will keep its legal protection, meaning that if Firoka were to sell it then U’s supporters group OxVox would be able to attempt to buy it.

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Oxford Mail:

4:08pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A convicted rapist due to be sentenced for a series of sexual offences may have fled to Hong Kong police have said.

Barry Norton to be knighted for political service

2:38pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THE leader of West Oxfordshire District Council is to be given a knighthood.

Children praised after raising alarm about a stricken cyclist

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

TWO schoolchildren have been hailed heroes after rescuing a woman they found unconscious in a ditch.

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Oxford Mail: OM A34

9:13pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THREE vehicles have crashed on the A34 Western Bypass in Oxford.

Four-vehicle crash blocking M40 northbound towards Bicester

Oxford Mail: OM M40

5:48pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The M40 is blocked northbound towards junction 9 for Bicester following a four-car crash.

First Great Western confirms strike will 'definitely' go ahead as no breakthrough with union

Oxford Mail: FGW train new

5:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Tran strikes planned for the bank holiday weekend will now definitely go ahead.

Man charged over death of woman in A34 crash near Weston-on-the-Green

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3:16pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A MAN has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was killed on the A34 last month.

Escaped prisoner John Rooney no longer thought to be in the Oxford area

Oxford Mail:

1:33pm Thursday 27th August 2015

PROLIFIC robber John Rooney who escaped from an open prison in Aylesbury and travelled to Oxford is no longer believed to be in the area.

Broken-down lorry on the A34 causes delays northbound

Oxford Mail: OM A34

1:28pm Thursday 27th August 2015

DRIVERS are experiencing long delays and queuing traffic on the A34 northbound this afternoon due to a broken down lorry.

Driver trapped in serious crash on A4421 between Finmere and Bicester

Oxford Mail: OM traffic alert

12:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A CRASH on the A4421 this morning between Bicester and Finmere saw the road entirely blocked by a lorry and two vans.

Gene study offers new hope to cancer patients

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

CANCER patients are being signed up to a massive genetic study that could improve the treatment of their conditions.

Duke of Marlborough imposter may face jail

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

A TRICKSTER who posed as the Duke of Marlborough while spending more than £2,000 at a five-star hotel on a suite and drinks he never paid for has been warned he could be jailed.

Bumper fun weekend ahead as summer holidays near end

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

VISITORS are being urged not to abandon Oxford as the county gears up for a bumper bank holiday weekend.

Long-term store owner quits city to open in ‘thriving’ town

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

TRAFFIC and roadworks in the city has led a long-established Oxford clothes shop to move to Witney.

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