Archive

  • Nine black and white photos from the 1970s

    Here we look at archive photos from the Oxford Mail from the 1970s. In 1979, actors Jeremy Irons and Anthony Andrews were filmed in the Botanic Garden for scenes featuring in the popular TV series Brideshead Revisited. Jeremy Irons and Anthony

  • Send in photos of your cute pets

    Owners from across Oxfordshire are sending in photos of their beloved pets. Hundreds of people sent in pictures to enter the Oxford Mail Perfect Pet 2022 competition. Read more: Nine nostalgic photos of 1985 After a shortlist was drawn

  • Plans for café to stay open all day at Gloucester Green

    A new cafe in Gloucester Green in Oxford is attracting customers calling in for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. The Spires Cafe has taken over the unit which was previously occupied by the games shop Thirsty Meeples, which has now moved to a

  • Man poured vodka over partner's leg then set fire to it

    A man poured vodka over his then partner’s leg before setting fire to it. Michael Lincoln, 56, also held the woman by the throat and punched her twice to the face – leaving her with black eyes, Oxford Crown Court heard. READ MORE: Man guilty

  • Out of service lifts causing issues for train travellers

    Lifts at two train stations in Oxfordshire have been out of service, causing problems for the elderly, disabled and bike users. Both lifts at Bicester North train station have been closed and in need of repairs for two weeks. Additionally,

  • The council tax energy rebate – don’t miss out

    As the cost of gas and electricity rises rapidly householders are being urged to apply for the £150 council tax energy rebate. In February the Government announced that, from April, properties in council tax bands A to D would receive the rebate

  • Woman to appear in court after alleged dog attack

    A woman is to appear at Oxford Magistrates Court after an alleged dog attack.  Charlotte Amber-Rose McCollin, 30, of no fixed address will be tried today, May 26, after a dog in care was seen to be out of control, allegedly attacking and injuring

  • Paralympic gold medallist to visit Oxford

    A Paralympic gold medallist is set to give a talk in Oxford today.  Kadeen Cox OBE is best known for being a parasport athlete, competing in T38 para-athletics sprint events and C4 para-cycling. She's also a TV presenter.  Today, she's expected

  • Jeremy Clarkson's daughter Emily gets marries on his farm

    Jeremy Clarkson's said it was 'the happiest day of my life' when his daughter Emily married former boyband member Alex Andrew on his farm last weekend. The TV presenter, 62, proclaimed his daughter's wedding 'sublime' as he shared a clip of her

  • Two people busted for stealing in Sainsbury's this year

    Two people have appeared in Oxford Magistrate’s Court this year for stealing from Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Caroline Walls, 46 of Linnet Close in Oxford was busted for stealing three bottles of Bacardi totalling £61.50 from Sainsbury’s in the John

  • Plans submitted to improve use of Oxford Town Hall flagpole

    Plans have been submitted to Oxford City Council to improve the Town Hall’s flagpole. The proposals would see new stainless-steel fixtures and fittings installed on the Oxford Town Hall roof, to improve use of the flagpole. READ MORE: Plans

  • Man busted for stealing trainers and £92 worth of spray tan

    A MAN has been sentenced to 24 weeks in prison after he stole trainers and tanning spray from shops in Bicester. Valentine Marin, 52 of no fixed abode appeared in Oxford Magistrate’s Court on January 31 this year. Marin pleaded guilty to the

  • £21,000 raised by "dapper" motorcyclists for men's charities

    MORE than £21,000 has been raised for men’s charities by motorcyclists dressed in “dapper” outfits and riding through the streets of Oxford. A total of 231 riders took part in this year’s The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride which is a global event

  • Three new sites for rapid electric vehicle charging

    New rapid EV chargers open at Headington Car Park, Old Greyfriars Street, and Leys Pool and Leisure centre. It follows the launch of other rapid taxi charging sites last year at Keble Road and Manzil Way Gardens. There are two bays with a rapid

  • Karl Robinson addresses links with jobs elsewhere

    KARL Robinson has brushed off rumours linking him with managerial vacancies at other clubs. Oxford United’s head coach remains a bookmakers’ favourite to be the next Queens Park Rangers boss, and was linked with the post at Hibernian earlier this

  • Susan (Sue) Pat Crook

    CROOK Susan (Sue) Pat Died on December 6th, 2021, at the John Radcliffe Hospital, aged 75 years. Private cremation took place on December 23rd, 2021. Gone but not forgotten - sadly missed by family and friends.

  • Eileen Gosling

    GOSLING Eileen Of Woodstock, died peacefully on 18th May 2022 aged 100 years. Wife of the late Dennis Gosling and much loved mother of Peter and Paul, also a much loved mother in law, grandmother and great grandmother who will be sadly missed and fondly

  • Peter George Stewart Sargeant

    SARGEANT Peter George Stewart Peacefully on 7 May 2022 aged 90. Formerly of Slough, Cowley, Folly Bridge and Old Marston. Widower of Hazel and father of Linda, Dena and the late Joanna. Co-founder of The Vikings Sports Club; member of Summertown and Headington

  • Winnie Harte

    HARTE Winnie 'Mum' It would have been your 86th Birthday today. Sadly missed. Always in our thoughts. From Jim and Siobhan and Families. xxxx

  • Viv and Roy Barrett

    BARRETT Viv and Roy To Viv and Roy Barrett to celebrate your 60th Diamond Wedding Anniversary, remembering this day of 26th May 1962! All our love and best wishes for a great day of celebrations from all your Family!

  • Carolyn Margaret MBE Brown

    BROWN Carolyn Margaret MBE Died peacefully at home on 20th May 2022 Wife of the late David Brown. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Carolyn's funeral will be held at St Thomas Canterbury Church, Elsfield on Wednesday 8th June at

  • Wendy Wearing (née Money)

    WEARING Wendy (née Money) Of Chipping Norton, Oxford, Enstone, and Begbroke Passed away peacefully May 7th, 2022 aged 82 years. A much-loved wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to take place on

  • Susan Elizabeth Pettifer

    PETTIFER Susan Elizabeth Passed away at Sobell House Hospice on Sunday 8th May 2022. Sue was a loving and caring Wife, Mum, Nan, Sister, and Friend. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral service will be held at St John's Church