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Warborough businessman honoured for turnaround expertise with global award

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE businessman has won a global award for his work in corporate restructuring.

Nominations open for London and South-East England region Director of the Year Awards

The Oxford Times:

2:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2014 Director of the Year Awards in the London and South-East England region.

Oxfordshire is a hotspot for ‘cash in community’ projects

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is a hotspot for investors who put cash into community causes, a new report has said.

Oxford biotech firm’s cat allergy cure has investors purring

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CURE for cat allergy is making investors purr.

Oxford scientists are aiming to keep you fit through your mobile phone

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STAFF are being hired at an Oxford biotech firm to develop technology to medically assess people using mobile phone cameras.

Chipping Norton sixth-former wins Owen Mumford engineering scholarship

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SIXTH-FORMER from Chipping Norton has won a scholarship to support his engineering studies at university from medical supplies firm Owen Mumford.

Developers to be asked to return cash for A40 road project at Witney

The Oxford Times: Ian Hudspeth

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUNCIL boss wants to retrieve millions of pounds handed back to developers for a new junction on the A40 at Witney.

Naming row won’t harm new business

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOU might have thought that you’d be on to a safe bet to put the name Oxford into the title of a new city business.

South Hinksey pub’s new beginning toasted by punters and MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS in South Hinksey were joined by their MP on Saturday to raise a glass to their new pub.

Demolition paves the way for new Waitrose to open

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Waitrose store on Oxford’s Botley Road could be open by the middle of next year after the demolition of the existing building was given the go-ahead.

New-look 2015 West Oxfordshire Business Awards launched

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire Business Awards (WOBA) are being relaunched for 2015 with a new retail category.

Optimism grows over empty shops in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

“ENCOURAGING” interest in empty shops in Banbury suggests the town is recovering from the recession, a council leader has said.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Leafield-based Caterham F1 car-maker goes into administration

The Oxford Times:

11:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars has gone into administration.

Apprentice-style bake off at Blenheim Palace helps Oxford food bank

The Oxford Times:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BICESTER-based food supply company held an Apprentice-style contest to help an Oxford food bank.

Network Bicester makes second attempt for planning permission to create business site

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS for a new multi-million-pound business site on the edge of a Bicester housing estate have been re-submitted to Cherwell District Council.

Perch pub to close for three months for a major revamp

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

ONE of Oxford’s best-known pubs will call time for three months while it undergoes a major revamp.

Oxford's Westgate Centre revamp overcomes insurance hurdle

The Oxford Times: Westgate Centre oxford

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

DEVELOPERS behind the £400m redevelopment of Oxford’s Westgate Centre have taken out an insurance policy against a city centre road collapsing.

Expansion plan for Oxford hotel is 'a good sign' for tourism

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A SUMMERTOWN hotel is set to expand as Oxford’s tourism industry gets set to have an “even stronger” year.

Crown Inn pub at Benson is putting on the Ritz with £40,000 upgrade

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A FORMER director of The Ritz hotel has brought a touch of glamour to a South Oxfordshire pub.

Oxford Town Hall extension offers space for innovative firms

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ENTREPRENEURS and small firms are being offered office space in Oxford Town Hall.

Witney complex latest to join firm's expanding retirement homes portfolio

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

OLD age is good for business, at least if you are Richmond Villages.

Acquisition of Headington law firm complements Withy King’s network

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

LAW firm Withy King has snapped up Headington-based solicitors Edward Pilling & Co.

Work under way on new sports pavilion at Summertown prep school

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A WANTAGE building firm has started work on a £2.6m sports pavilion for a Summertown prep school.

Prospect of new jobs at Oxford BioMedica after £56m investment

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BIOTECH firm Oxford BioMedica is set to increase its workforce by 25 per cent in the next few months following a landmark deal with a pharmaceutical giant worth up to £56m.

Carmaggedon 'til Christmas - traders fear impact as roadwork chaos drags on

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TRAFFIC misery that has beseiged the city looks set to continue until after Christmas with businesses warning roadworks will cripple county trade.

Woodstock traders' group celebrates 10 years promoting community

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A GROUP set up to promote Woodstock as a tourist and shopping destination celebrated its 10th anniversary with a party.

Residents toast South Hinksey pub as it wins permission to reopen

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOUTH Hinksey residents are celebrating after their village pub won permission to reopen.

Descendants take their hats off to company’s longevity

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THREE sisters whose family founded a hat-making business 240 years ago visited its Witney factory for the first time yesterday.

Bookshop to aid Gatehouse and impoverished students

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

A BOOK and a good imagination can provide shelter from the rest of the world, but Oxford student Richard O’Grady decided to take the saying literally.

Look at the power behind the Formula E racing cars

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BATTERY developed in Oxfordshire is helping electric cars in the inaugural Formula E championship reach speeds of 125mph, and the technology is expected to soon enable the cars to recharge wirelessly.

Oven cleaner helps deliver donations to food banks

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BUSINESSMAN is helping tackle poverty by working with a food bank charity.

Apprenticeship scheme wins firm a national award

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN EXPRESS delivery firm has won a national award for its apprenticeship scheme.

Witney travel company becomes a global holidays specialist

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A Witney-baseD travel agency has turned the concept of ‘holiday of a lifetime’ into a burgeoning global business with annual revenues of £150m.

All going swimmingly at The Fishes pub in North Hinksey

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

PASS the parcel is a big part of every child’s birthday party, but staff at The Fishes in North Hinksey had something else to celebrate yesterday.

Doric still in discussions with a potential anchor supermarket for West Way shopping centre

The Oxford Times: An artist’s impression of the West Way development

6:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

WEST Way developer Doric Properties has yet to sign a deal with a supermarket to anchor its £100m regeneration scheme.

100 staff told ‘jobs are safe’ as Witney furniture firm Wesley-Barrell is sold

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WITNEY furniture maker that has been family-run for more than four generations has been sold to a private investor.

World-leading robotics firm wins royal seal of approval

The Oxford Times:

10:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE Duke of Gloucester played with robots at an Abingdon technology firm.

An exceptional tourism year but we need more city hotels

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

TOURISM in Oxfordshire had an “exceptional” 2013, but experts are warning a shortage of hotel rooms is holding back further growth.

Investment expert explains crowdfunding benefits

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

CITY hotshot Nicola Horlick was in Oxfordshire last week to talk about ways firms can raise cash.

Expansion takes publisher to an extra role as landlord

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

WHEN Claire Selby expanded her international publishing business from her home to an actual office, she ended up becoming a commercial landlord in the process.

Dole queues shortening as jobless take seasonal work

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE number of people on the dole in Oxfordshire has dropped by more than 2,000 as hundreds of seasonal jobs become available in the run-up to Christmas.

Duke learns how scientists use insects as weedkillers

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Duke of Gloucester learned how Wallingford scientists use tiny insects as weed killers to help farmers around the world.

Town team is praised after new shops fill empty units

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOST empty shops in Wantage have been filled, with businesses praising Government cash support.

Hungry Horse jockeys for position at shopping area

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW Hungry Horse pub at Templars Shopping Park in Cowley would create up to 60 jobs.

Rethink on late-night drink levy

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BARS and clubs in Oxford could soon be charged for serving alcohol after midnight.

Allowing the market to beat food inflation

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

UNTIL recently farmers’ markets were seen by some as an expensive alternative to the weekly shop, but now some are looking at farmers’ markets as a cheaper option.

Milton Park cancer research firm’s £64m funding boost for research

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Monday 29th September 2014

THE boss of a scientific research company has said a £64m cancer funding boost will secure its future in the county for years to come.

Still uncertainty over plans for shopping site

The Oxford Times: Choose Abingdon's manager Heather Brown

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

UNCERTAINTY still surrounds a £50m proposal to revitalise Abingdon town centre.

Business award finalists down to last three

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

AFTER thousands cast their votes, the three finalists for the Oxfordshire Business Mother of the Year Award have been chosen.



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