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  • Young Kate shines

    Kate Turner, the outstanding young prospect from Wheatley, landed the biggest senior success of her career when she won the Buckinghamshire Champions of Champions Trophy at Woburn. Kate with her trophyThe 16-year-old club champion of Magnolia Park beat

  • Machine chief targets Hancock

    Oxford Silver Machine promoter Nigel Wagstaff has revealed that there is no shortage of riders wanting to come to Sandy Lane for next season. However, he has warned there will no more signings until he has sorted out the No 1 position. The man he wants

  • Boone leads way

    Oxford stormed to a 8-2 victory in their latest Midlands Junior League meeting at Coventry A. Captain Greg Boone anchored Oxford's victory with three comfortable wins, followed up by a doubles victory with Lewis Hooper. Hooper and Norton won two sets

  • Odhiambo hits treble

    OFA Sam Waters Cup: Anaclet Odhiambo hit a hat-trick as Morrells of Oxford League Division 2 side The Nelson knocked holders Star Royal out of the competition in a shock 4-1 victory. And they did it the hard way, fighting back superbly from a freak 20th-minute

  • Wise double sinks Barking

    Barking & E Ham 2, Oxford City 3: A quick-fire brace from Danny Wise helped Oxford City's caretaker manager Julian Dark mark his first game in charge with a win in Tuesday night's Ryman League Division 1 North clash. City, who hadn't won for six games

  • Henman serves it up

    Tim Henman, who finished his tennis year in great fashion by landing the Paris Open title, took that winning form on to the golf course. Tim Henman and John Francome Henman, a four-handicap member of Combe Hill in Surrey, was in the winning team at a

  • Thame run ends

    Thame United's run of four successive league defeats came to an end as they drew 1-1 at in-form Hemel Hempstead Town. Already without Ben Freeman, Thame suffered a blow when midfielder Nando Perna injured his back in the warm up. And nine minutes into

  • Trio seal super victories

    Berinsfield trio Mark Sadler, Robbie Wright and Simon Welsh all returned triumphant from Worcestershire with impressive wins to add to their collection. Sadler emerged on top after a hard battle with Droitwich rival Sean Donnelly, forcing a standing count

  • Fury over plans to cut injury unit hours

    Furious row has broken out over plans to cut the hours of an accident clinic at Witney to help Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital meet Government targets. The Witney Minor Injuries Unit is to shut down at 6pm each evening, instead of 11pm, so that nursing

  • 60 raid 'crack houses'

    Five people were arrested in Oxford on the night of Wednesday, December 10, after police launched a series of drugs raids as part of Operation Crackdown - a bid to stop the growing crack cocaine menace. Sixty officers seized heroin and crack cocaine in

  • Disabled student denied funding

    The family of a student paralysed from the chest down after a motorbike crash has been forced to 'beg' on the streets in the hope of buying the special wheelchair he needs to continue his studies. Gareth Houston, who is hoping to compete in the ParaOlympics