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  • Man left bruised after chasing 'rogue' delivery driver

    A MAN has been left with bruised hips and hands after chasing a delivery driver who drove off with his new fridge. Guy Thompson, 60, fell when chasing an LG delivery driver who left his house without installing his new fridge from John Lewis due

  • Art and design students upcycle and market clothes for Oxfam

    A group of visual arts and design students took part in an project to upcycle and market a range of clothes for Oxfam. The 23 students from City of Oxford College completed the sustainability project as part of their work experience with the Oxfam

  • Bishop of Oxford ordains 32 deacons

    A former marine biologist, artist, paediatric nurse and headteacher are just some of the newly ordained deacons who will serve Oxford. The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Dr Steven Croft, ordained 32 deacons on Saturday (July 2) in three services

  • Nana Owusu joins new club in National League South

    NANA Owusu will line-up against Oxford City next season after joining Dulwich Hamlet. The 26-year-old arrives at the Vanarama National League South club after three seasons at Court Place Farm. Owusu was City’s top-scorer in 2019/20 after joining

  • The Oxford roads closed for roadworks this week

    Drivers in and around Oxford will have four National Highways road closures to watch out for this week. But motorists will be able to take some solace in the fact that all of them are only expected to cause slight delays, of under 10 minutes.

  • 10 fascinating photos of Oxfordshire from 1994

    Here we feature photos from the Oxford Mail archive from 1994. It was the year when protesters demonstrated against Campsfield House detention centre, near Kidlington, and Icolyn ‘Ma’ Smith was cooking up dishes for the homeless in Oxford.

  • Dad completes EPIC running challenge

    A DAD has completed an epic running challenge to raise vital funds and awareness in honour of son who has a rare, life-limiting condition Brett Parson, 48, from Wallingford, ran four miles, every four hours, for 48 hours, clocking up an ultra-distance

  • Trial adjourned as barrister strike enters second week

    A trial was kicked into the long grass as the barrister strike entered its second week. The defendant, who is accused of assaulting in Chipping Norton last October, was due to be tried at Oxford Crown Court this week. But he appeared before

  • Street in Oxford named one of the most beautiful in the UK

    An Oxford street has been named one of the most beautiful in the UK, new research has revealed. The research was conducted by GetAgent and used eye-tracking software to determine which streets were most visually appealing to the human eye A

  • How you can meet Joe Wicks as he road trips in a Mini

    CELEBRITY fitness guru Joe Wicks is to tour the country in a Mini, to encourage people to live a healthier life. Mr Wicks is taking ‘PE With Joe’ on the road for the second year running, with the help of Oxford’s very own Mini Plant. His seven-stop

  • Oxford United season ticket sales pass significant milestone

    OXFORD United are hoping for more bumper crowds at the Kassam Stadium after season ticket sales reached a significant milestone. The U’s have passed their 2021/22 tally of just under 4,700 with the Sky Bet League One campaign still more than three

  • Have you visited a micropub in Oxfordshire?

    The number of micropubs across Oxfordshire will continue to grow, according to a real ale campaigner. Dave Richardson, of the Oxford branch of real ale group CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), said nationwide the number of micropubs is growing steadily

  • Repairs of medieval castle could start THIS month

    THE second stage of repairs scheduled for a medieval castle could start at the end of this month. Historic England are due to release the rest of the £283,200 grant awarded to Wallingford Castle last year after it was deemed the site was “vulnerable

  • Members of House of Lords in COURT

    MEMBERS of the House of Lords visited court in Oxford on Monday. The peers were at the St Aldates courthouse as part of a parliamentary review of the 2014 law that governs everything from adoption to how cases work in the family courts. Crossbench

  • School breaks ground on new English building

    A school has officially broken ground for its new English building. Lord Williams’s School, in Oxford Road, Thame, held the ground breaking ceremony for the new English teaching building last Wednesday (June 29). The new building has been designed

  • Muriel Winifred Beesley (Nee Bull)

    BEESLEY Muriel Winifred (Nee Bull) Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 26th June 2022 aged 95 years. Much loved Mum, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral Service to take place at St Johns Chapel, Oxford Crematorium on Tuesday 19th July 2022 at

  • Raymond Rodgers

    RODGERS Raymond Ray passed away peacefully on June 29th in Yarnton Care Home aged 95 years. Sadly missed by all the family x

  • Matthew Waite

    WAITE Matthew No happy returns, only loving memories for your 45th birthday May the winds of love blow softly and whisper in your ear, That all of us who loved you, still wish that you were here. Forever in our thoughts, always in our hearts. You'll Never