• U's take look at keeper Green

    Oxford United are running the rule over goalkeeper Mike Green. And the 21-year-old on Saturday returned to the ground where he was handed his debut for former employers Bristol Rovers. However, it is a game that Green will be keen to forget – he was

  • Family in bid for garden glory

    GARDENING is very much a family affair for these four green-fingered folk. Gerald and Win Hawkins, 79 and 77, live next door to their daughter, 52-year-old Sue Milner and her husband Richard, 57, in Cherwell Drive, Oxford. This year, the two couples

  • Motorists caught in A34 delays

    DRIVERS are facing delays of 30 minutes along the A34 between Abingdon and Oxford. The Highways Agency said the hold-ups on the northbound carriageway were down to “the sheer weight of traffic”.

  • Carnival spirit

    MUSIC, dancing and flamboyant costumes are filling Oxford's South Park as the annual carnival gets under way. More than 20,000 people have flocked to the festival so far. The procession started at midday. Currently different community

  • Amputee upset by lack of action on disabled access at surgery

    AN AMPUTEE who persuaded NHS officials to improve disabled access to a doctors’ surgery is still waiting for the work to happen six months later. Graham West, 72, spent a year in a wheelchair after his right leg was amputated below the knee in September

  • Sisters join charity run to remember father

    LEANN and Roxanne Charlett’s grandfather is fighting the same cancer which killed their father two years ago. But the sisters, from Yarnton, are refusing to succumb to grief, and last weekend joined 6,500 other women raising money to find a cure in the

  • COMMENT: Put Cowley Road event back on the road

    THERE will be a fair few fuzzy heads around Oxford today. Carnival weekend is the excuse many will have for being bleary-eyed in the office. And, in the cold light of day, one thing will be overwhelmingly clear: this is the city’s greatest event. There

  • Saved from heroin hell

    EIGHTEEN months ago Kevin Cooper was a homeless heroin addict selling class A drugs on the streets of Oxford to feed his own £300 a day habit. In and out of prison for most of his adult life, when he was free his life consisted of committing crime or