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Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Tuesday

The Oxford Times:

6:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Tributes paid to man stabbed to death by Abingdon riverbank

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Breaking news UPDATE: Woman, 40, appears in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon

The Oxford Times:

10:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder after a man was stabbed in Abingdon on Sunday night.

Pensioner dies in hospital after motorbike crash

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 74-year-old  man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Kidlington-based disabled rider rallies support for velodrome in city

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SINCE suffering a severe brain injury in March 2006, Kidlington man Simon Head has been battling to get back on his bike.

Freeland Primary School gets groovy for its milestone anniversary

The Oxford Times:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ABBI Wilkinson and Chloe Davies celebrated their school’s 50th birthday by travelling back in time to the swinging ’60s.

Ex-student brews a tipple for uni’s 150th

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUDENTS often have a reputation for putting more effort into studying pints of beer than their chosen subject.

Breaking news 100 army medics fly from RAF Brize Norton to Sierra Leone in fight against Ebola

The Oxford Times:

9:19am Tuesday 21st October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening is with British troops today heading to Sierra Leone to help the fight against Ebola.

Firefighters have now left Didcot B Power Station after a site inspection

The Oxford Times:

9:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have now left Didcot B power station following an inspection of the site this morning.

Robber sent to prison for part in £11,000 Park End Street attack

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROBBER who beat a man up as a distraction while his accomplice stole £11,000 from his victim’s wife has been jailed.

Breaking news Four-vehicle collision in Bletchingdon Road, Islip

The Oxford Times:

8:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A FOUR-VEHICLE collision has blocked Bletchingdon Road, Islip. 

Oxfordshire braced for severe winds caused by aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

The Oxford Times:

8:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Oxfordshire are being warned to watch out for severe winds caused by the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Three Leys by-elections to be held

The Oxford Times: Val Smith

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three by-elections will take place in Blackbird Leys next month.

Power station fire inquiry may take days to find cause

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN INVESTIGATION into what sparked the major blaze at Didcot B power station is expected to take up to a week to complete.

Man arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery on Saturday.

Ebola volunteer ‘doing well’ with vaccine shot

The Oxford Times: Lynda Atkins

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first woman to be given a potential Ebola vaccine in an Oxford trial is said to be doing well.

Students told to renew 2015 tenancies now

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUDENTS across Oxford are being told to decide whether they want to stay in their rented houses almost 11 months before their new tenancy would begin.

Uncle takes on a 1,000-mile challenge for brave nephew

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRYING to explain cancer to a child is difficult at the best of times, but Shelley Eldridge finds it even harder to explain to her son Lucas why he is so ill.

More delays on railway in and out of Oxford

The Oxford Times: First Great Western logo

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Signalling problems caused more delays on First Great Western services in and out of Oxford yesterday morning.

Headington man is cleared of all sex charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 19-year-old man has been cleared of raping and sexually assaulting a girl under 13.

Committee approves plans for new primary school

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Plans to build a new primary school were approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning and regulation committee yesterday.

Children chalk up Big Draw success on Headington pavements

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Headington chalked up a success when they took to the streets over the weekend.

Special ceremony to inspect Oxford's city walls

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Lord Mayor of Oxford will inspect the City Walls tomorrow.

Let Oxford expand beyond its boundaries says housing crisis report

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD is an example of a city which should be allowed to grow beyond its boundaries, according to a national report.

Colourful cabs driving home the importance of free NHS testing for over-40s

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEALTH leaders hope colourful cabs will help reverse a fall in the rate of people having free NHS check-ups.

Daughter praises determined stance of mum’s wish to die

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE daughter of a woman from Oxford who starved herself to death has praised her mother’s determination.

Golf club attack images released

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE in Bicester have released CCTV images of five men they want to speak to about an attack on a man with a golf club.

Drop former English Defence League leader as speaker, Oxford Union urged

The Oxford Times: The Oxford Union

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEARLY 200 Oxford academics, students, councillors and trade union leaders have signed an open letter calling for the Oxford Union to cancel an invitation to the former leader of the English Defence League to speak.

We've had enough of pay freezes say striking JR radiographers

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS from Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital went on strike for four hours yesterday in protest at a pay freeze.

Plenty of a-ppeal at Chadlington’s apple day fun

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

VILLAGERS in Chadlington marked the harvest season with an event dedicated to apples.

Lorry driver failed to brake in time to avoid fatal crash, jury told

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LORRY driver had 12 seconds in which he failed to brake before fatally crashing into a broken-down car on the M40 in Oxfordshire, a jury was told.

County council revises budget cuts to lessen burden on services for homeless

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTS to help for homeless people are to be changed after concerns were raised about their impact.

Market preparing to create a ‘first’ with weekend opening

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD’S popular Gloucester Green market is set to open at the weekend for the first time.

Parents reminded they have until end of October to make secondary school applications

The Oxford Times: Melinda Tilley

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PARENTS with children starting secondary school next September have been reminded to apply online with their preferred schools before the end of the month.

Big Energy Saving Week highlights £3m wasted by using the standby button

The Oxford Times: The PS4 games console from Sony

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD residents could save £3.4m every year just by switching electronics off standby, according to a campaign.

£25k software package to resolve South Oxfordshire District Council voting error

The Oxford Times: south oxfordshire district council logo

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MANAGERS at South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) have invested up to £25,000 in new computer software to help ensure there are not further errors with voter registration.

Model trains making a very big impression on Didcot youngsters

The Oxford Times:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was all aboard at a model railway show in Didcot this weekend as youngsters got up close to electric trains.

Oxford Fashion Week triple bill will see Museum of Natural History in a new light

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MUSEUMS are traditionally seen as places of learning rather than high fashion, but next month the Oxford University Museum of Natural History is getting a makeover.

Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

The Oxford Times:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

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.

Symbolic city centre march by cyclists raises awareness of human trafficking

The Oxford Times:

10:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

CYCLISTS led a demonstration against human trafficking in Oxford city centre on Friday.

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.

Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Free cardiac tests given to help save lives of young people

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAURIE Carpenter breathed a sigh of relief as a doctor gave him the all-clear.

Poll's outcome to be used to fight homes

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PUBLIC poll will be held in Woodstock after plans were unveiled to build up to 1,500 homes east of the town.

Enthusiastic ideas wanted for riverside revamp

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

ABINGDON’S Abbey Grounds riverside area is being revamped with residents’ help.

Nearly full cemetery set to be closed for future burials

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A “full up” graveyard is set to close, preventing residents from being buried in their village.

Van and car crash on A4260 near Kidlington

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

6:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A VAN and a car crashed on the A4260 today.

'We want apology over blackout'

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE mother of a man with learning difficulties who was left without electricity for 15 hours while her son was recovering from major surgery at home has said she is still waiting for an apology four days later.

Jericho resident joins expedition to Arctic Pole never visited by humans

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOST people choose sunshine and sand for a trip, but Jericho resident Robert Pettersen is going where no-one has ever been: the Pole of Inaccessibility.




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