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Breaking news Murder investigation after man stabbed in Abingdon

The Oxford Times:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

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

The Oxford Times:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

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

Flood partnership unveils first phase of £1.25m sewerage review

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8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A SCHEME costing at least £1.25m to review Oxford’s sewerage system has been officially unveiled at the Oxford Flood Partnership’s annual forum.

Tools stolen from Volkswagen Transporter van in Cropredy

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

VANS were targeted by thieves in Cropredy, north of Banbury, police said.

Charges over raid attempt on Londis store in Vineyard

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with an attempted robbery at the Londis store in the Vineyard, Abingdon, on Saturday.

Britain's Got Talent star Fabia and her feathered friends go burlesque for breast cancer funds in Cowley

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

OXFORD’S own burlesque star Fabia Cerra hosted a special dancing class over the weekend to raise money for charity.

Blenheim Palace plans to open gates to music fans with series of concerts

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

WOODSTOCK has welcomed plans to hold a series of concerts at Blenheim Palace.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Breaking news Update: Four cooling towers damaged after blaze at Didcot Power Station

The Oxford Times:

8:18am Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR cooling towers were damaged in last night's fire at Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire's chief fire officer has said this morning. 

Flood early warning system tests will use ‘white space’ in city's airwaves

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

INNOVATIVE technology is to be tested in Oxford to create a localised early warning system for flooding.

DIDCOT POWER STATION FIRE: 'It was a bit of an inferno' + Video

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUGE fire ripped through a cooling tower at Didcot Power Station last night.

MP pushes for community cycle cash

The Oxford Times: Nicola Blackwood MP

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

CASH for investment in cycling must be made available to community groups and councils, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood told a debate in the Commons.

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Drop in to meet police at Bicester

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7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Residents can meet police to discuss concerns at two drop-in sessions on Wednesday, November 5.

Grove airfield plans for discussion

The Oxford Times: Clavis Holdings Ltd want to build 35 new homes in Goodrich.

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

PARISH councillors in Grove will discuss the current status of the 2,500-home Grove Airfield development at their next meeting tomorrow night.

‘Save trees from chop to shield us from eyesore'

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that felling trees near the Port Meadow student flats could worsen their impact on neighbouring people.

Cheers! Thousands hail the ale

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THOUSANDS of beer-lovers flocked to Oxford Town Hall to raise a toast to real ale at the annual Oxford Beer Festival.

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

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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.

Can I kick it?

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

THESE youngsters were showing people how it is done at a martial arts open day in Abingdon this weekend.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

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6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

The Oxford Times: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

Gran 'had no alternative' but to starve herself to death

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6:20am Monday 20th October 2014

AN Oxford grandmother who starved herself to death said before she died that she had “no alternative” given the UK’s laws against assisted suicide.

Patients facing delays when trying to see GP across county, says survey

The Oxford Times: Andrew Smith MP

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A THIRD of patients could not see their own doctor or get an appointment within a week, a survey revealed.

John Radcliffe patients sing on Rainbow Fund charity record

The Oxford Times:

5:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG hospital patients sang their hearts out on Friday to raise funds for sick and disabled children.

Oxford school choir gets ready to sing with spirit at Christmas

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Monday 20th October 2014

IT’S not just stars above Bethlehem stables that people will be looking out for this Christmas.

Breaking news Update: Fire at Didcot Power Station under control and 'no risk to the public' + Video of blaze

The Oxford Times:

9:08pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE fire at Didcot Power Station is under control and the smoke is not hazardous to the public, a fire chief has said tonight.

Free: Get Oxford Mail news alerts sent direct to your phone via Whatsapp

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2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

OXFORD Mail readers can now sign up to get major breaking news alerts sent direct to their mobile phones with a new service using Whatsapp.

UPDATE: Traffic lights back on at Frideswide Square after earlier fault

The Oxford Times: Frideswide Square

10:18am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE traffic lights in Frideswide Square and its approaches are out this morning.

Three men to appear in court charged with thefts of mobile phones from Oxford nightclubs

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

10:29am Sunday 19th October 2014

THREE men have been charged with six counts of theft after mobile phones were allegedly stolen at two city nightclubs.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

The Oxford Times: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

Clarkson gets points on licence

The Oxford Times: Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been caught speeding

11:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding, he has admitted.

The week's best pictures: from ballroom to barrels, our snappers are on a roll

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Our Picture Editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Oxford professor receives his knighthood from Palace

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NEUROSCIENTIST Professor Colin Blakemore visited Buckingham Palace to receive a knighthood from the Princess Royal.

Stagecoach putting brakes on new Oxford Tube coaches 'beeping'

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

STAGECOACH is trying to fix a problem annoying passengers using the Oxford Tube into London.

Politicians provide free rides at Banbury fair

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A LABOUR and Conservative councillor found one way to settle their political differences when they faced off over the dodgems at Banbury’s annual town centre fun fair.

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.

Wantage residents will have their war relations' diaries preserved online

The Oxford Times:

4:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WANTAGE residents are being urged to dig out their great grandfathers’ diaries for a First World War roadshow.

Lives of 25 young soldiers recorded in Brightwell Cum Sotwell display

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE names and lives of 25 young men who died have been hung around their village church.

Oxford's top bands line up for unique night of Autumn music

The Oxford Times:

12:32pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A clutch of Oxford's best artists are coming together for a lively night of music - curated by the Oxford Mail. The Dreaming Spires, Knights of Mentis and Oli Steadman of folk-pop stars Storonway play the Autumn Jamboree at the Jericho Tavern on October 25.

Care worker sacked from her job after attack outside pub

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A FORMER care home worker said to be a “peacemaker” by nature has been convicted of assaulting a woman outside a Didcot pub.

Rowers dig deep for marathon charity challenge

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

ROWERS took part in a gruelling 12-hour fundraiser to support the county’s sick youngsters this week.

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

The Oxford Times: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Details of 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral released

The Oxford Times:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

FAMILY and close friends will attend the funeral of the 11th Duke of Marlborough on Friday in Woodstock, Blenheim Palace has said.

Oxford's Westgate Centre revamp overcomes insurance hurdle

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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.

Ghouls haunt patrons at performance

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

As the lights came down, it wasn’t just the magic of cinema that was bringing things to life.

Man suffered burns in Milton Heights fire

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9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A man suffered minor burns to his hands and face trying to put out a shed fire in Milton Heights, near Didcot.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Three car fires in Oxford probed by Thames Valley Police

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

Firefighter attended three separate car fires in the Rose Hill area of Oxford early yesterday.




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