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Breaking news William Blencowe sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering Connor Tremble

The Oxford Times:

10:13am Friday 29th August 2014

William Blencowe has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Connor Tremble.

Fete returns as mums crank up village spirit

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

VILLAGERS are trying to recreate a sense of community spirit in their neighbourhood by holding a fete for the first time in 15 years.

Teacher’s tale is published in new anthology

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FORMER English teacher has had a short story published in a collection of fairy tales.

Town shines a light on crime queen Agatha Christie

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

WALLINGFORD is to mark its association with the Queen of Crime at the first ever Agatha Christie Weekend, to be held from September 19 to 21.

Cyclists want end to cars on bike lane

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

CYCLISTS have backed a councillor’s call for double yellow lines to be painted along the length of Donnington Bridge Road in Oxford.

Heavy traffic in Oxford leaves two bus services cancelled

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

5:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORD Bus company has cancelled two of its bus services between the train station and the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Big Feastival: A sheaf of music and food down on Alex's farm

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Pop stars, TV personalities and top chefs will join 20,000 fun-seekers on a West Oxfordshire farm this weekend for what must surely be the country’s most rarefied music festival.

Childcare provision above the national average

The Oxford Times: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of county will have fast broadband by late next year

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Car break-in charges

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Two young women and a 16-year-old boy have been charged with stealing sat-navs, mobile phones, CDs, and sunglasses from cars.

Decision day for plan to reopen village pub

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A couple hoping to reopen their village pub after five years of closure are due to find out today if they can.

Family concerned about missing teenager

The Oxford Times:

3:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEENAGER has gone missing with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Breaking news Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

The Oxford Times: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Lane closed on M40 near Banbury after accident

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

2:44pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TRAFFIC accident has closed one lane of the M40 southbound near Banbury.

LISTEN: DCI Mark Glover on Will Blencowe's life sentence for murdering Connor Tremble

The Oxford Times:

2:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

The officer in charge of the Connor Tremble murder investigation has given his thoughts on Will Blencowe's life sentence.

Air cadet squadron needs YOU!

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A DEPLETED cadet squadron, with just 10 youths in its ranks, could be forced to disband.

No10 seed has smashing time on new courts

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

DAVID Cameron played tennis on recently- resurfaced courts against club members.

Barton residents urged to use rubbish ‘amnesty’

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THIRTEEN skips are to be put out in Barton today to get residents to tidy up messy gardens.

FA honours dedicated half century

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

WHEN Keith Claridge started his love affair with his town football team, the sporting landscape was a different world.

Pre-op test gets to heart of matter

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Churchill Hospital is harnessing pedal power to assess the fitness of patients ahead of major surgery, with the hope that it could free up beds.

Connor Tremble murder: I'm better off behind bars, killer told psychiatrist

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

MURDERER Will Blencowe told a psychiatrist in prison he was better off behind bars, the jury was told during the trial.

Connor Tremble murder: Fatal attack fuelled by jealousy over ex

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

JEALOUS Will Blencowe stabbed Connor Tremble 15 times when he found out he was dating his former girlfriend Aimee Harrison, the court heard.

Connor Tremble murder: 'We finally believe that we have got justice for Connor'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE mother of murdered teenager Connor Tremble said she has endured a “living nightmare” after his killer was convicted.

Connor Tremble murder: Blencowe convicted of carefully-planned killing

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s family simply said “we have got justice” after Will Blencowe was convicted of the 17-year-old’s murder.

Oxford to lead hunt for Ebola virus cure

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE KEY to finding a vaccine to finally beat the killer Ebola virus could lie in Oxford.

Connor Tremble murder: Mother gathers book of tributes to her son

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s mother has gathered tributes to her son in a book she opened up at his funeral.

Help on its way for pupils with autism

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

Imagine not being able to understand the emotions of others, not being able to make friends and in some cases not even being able to talk.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

More abuse charges

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A former headteacher is due to appear in court today to face more historic accusations that he abused young boys.

Dancer could scoop share of £250,000

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A teenage dancer stands the chance of scooping a slice of a £250,000 prize when he puts his best foot forward on a dance show tonight.

Academic gives medieval music the Goldie touch

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 29th August 2014

AN Oxford University academic and an electronic music artist with acting credits including James Bond and EastEnders may seem an unlikely musical collaboration.

UPDATE: Will Blencowe guilty of murdering Connor Tremble in Oxford house + family statement

The Oxford Times:

8:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WILL Blencowe has today been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

Student fights to secure foreign aid

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN from Oxford has taken the fight against global poverty to Europe’s corridors of power as she lobbies to guarantee the amount of aid for developing countries.

Chemical leak in Ashbury near Faringdon leaves man in hospital

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a hazardous chemical leaked as it was being delivered to a property in Ashbury, near Faringdon earlier today.

Ebola vaccine to be trialed in Oxford

The Oxford Times:

6:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE key to a vaacine for the deadly Ebola virus could lie in Oxford.

Restoration of parkland glory planned

The Oxford Times: Knutsford Historical Society

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A THREE-year project will take place to restore historic parkland to its original glory.

RAF reservists’ Freedom march will be a ‘first’

The Oxford Times: Jeanette Baker

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RAF reservists based at Brize Norton will march through Witney next month for the first time since they were awarded the Freedom of the County.

LISTEN: Police and Tremble family statement after WIll Blencowe convicted of Connor murder

The Oxford Times:

5:53pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Connor Tremble's mother read a statement on behalf of her family and a poem dedicated to her murdered son.

WATCH: Will Blencowe interviewed by police in Connor Tremble murder case

The Oxford Times:

5:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Police have released a video of murderer Will Blencowe being interviewed over the death of 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

Scientists fire cosmic rays at microchips

The Oxford Times: Pics to go with business supplement at Compound Photonics, Heighington Lane Business Park, Newton Aycliffe. A microchip undertest.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (8678450)

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SCIENTISTS have been firing cosmic rays at microchips to see how they will fare in the desolations of space.

Parking problems split opinions across Oxford

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AS more controlled parking zones are suggested for Oxford, DAMIAN FANTATO takes a look at the controversial regulations that can divide communities

Update: One taken to hospital with potentially serious injuries after A34 collision

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

4:52pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ONE person has been taken to hospital with “potentially serious injuries” following a collision on the Bicester Road earlier today.

Forklift driver jailed for sex attempt with 14-year-old girl

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORKLIFT truck driver has been jailed for two years for trying to meet and have sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

The Oxford Times: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Space hub Harwell boldly goes on a jobs bonanza

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ONE small step in Harwell is a giant leap for Oxfordshire’s space industry, with the promise of tens of thousands of new jobs.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

Mother and daughter open a female-only fitness studio

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTHER and daughter have teamed up to launch a new female-only fitness studio in Witney.

‘We’ll pull out all stops to let people know about us,’ says new Diamond Light Source chairman

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE new chairman of the Diamond Light Source particle accelerator research facility has vowed to press the case for funding for the facility in the run-up to next year’s general election.

Time to dig in for Dragon Boat races

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to crowd the banks of the Thames in Abingdon for the 14th annual Dragon Boat races.

Brewery stocks pubs with defibrillators

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BREWERY is looking at where best to equip its Oxfordshire pubs with life-saving machines.




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