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Young and old take a dip into nature at park event

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10:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AFTER more than two decades showing the wonders of nature, East Oxford’s Boundary Brook Nature Park is still going strong.

Quilters put on generous spread for charity

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7:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROUNDABOUT Quilters will raffle off colourful duvets for Christian Aid this weekend at the annual Kidlington Flower Festival.

Longtime resident unveils park’s hidden historic past

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7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BRENDA Horwood has lived in the same house in Marlborough Road for 86 years so she knows a bit about South Oxford’s history.

County moots merger for two schools in the village

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7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANS are afoot to merge a Kidlington nursery with one of the village’s primary schools.

Volunteer is urging others to create community clubs

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7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BLACKBIRD Leys volunteer is so proud of her community groups that she hopes it will be copied in other parts of Oxford.

Beer and tea to toast last days of summer

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7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE seventh annual Binsey fete on Saturday was a success as villagers turned out for a last summer outing.

Organisers urge visitors to fete to unite against plans

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7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

The third Botley Big Fete is set to be more ambitious and bigger than ever before.

Breaking news Man arrested in connection with attack in Blackbird Leys which leaves man in his 30s in hospital

The Oxford Times:

6:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 24-year-old man has been arrested following an attack on a man in Blackbird Leys.

Work ready to start on Milton Interchange ‘hamburger roundabout’

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5:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORK on a £10m “hamburger roundabout” scheme to increase the capacity of a major junction on the A34 is set to start in just over a month.

Broken down vehicle blocks M40 slip road

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3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROKEN down vehicle is blocking one lane of an exit slip road off the M40 southbound.

Man charged with five counts of burglary

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3:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with five counts of burglary in Oxford, Kennington and Weston on the Green.

Jewellery stolen from Carterton home

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3:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen in a burglary at a house in Alvescot Road, Carterton on Saturday .

Breaking news Two-car collision causing delays on A44 between Oxford and Woodstock

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3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TWO-CAR collision is causing delays on the A44 southbound between Oxford and Woodstock.

Man bites off other man's ear in attack in Witney bar

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3:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN bit off another man’s ear during a fight in Norton’s Cafe Bar in Langdale Court, Witney.

Charlton school celebrates its half-century milestone

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS were in order as a school marked half a century of educating youngsters.

UPDATE: Police cannot say if man in Banbury Station stand-off was hit by Taser

The Oxford Times:

12:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE were today unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station yesterday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

Tumble drier causes Oxford house fire

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11:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIRE crews were called to a house on Henry Road, off Botley Road, last night after a fire broke out in a tumble drier.

City council mentoring next generation of workers

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11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORD City Council has launched a partnership with a city school to help pupils improve their chances of getting a job.

UPDATE: Heavy traffic around Oxford causing delays to motorists and buses

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8:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays this morning due to heavy traffic.

NHS staff crisis looms

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

bosses at the county’s main hsopitals are having to spend millions of pounds extra on agency workers due to staff shortages.

Falconry centre’s baby bald eagle needs a name

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SHE may not look like a fledgling, but at 12 weeks old this bald eagle is the youngest member of the Millets Farm falconry display team.

Fire victim is named

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8:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man who died in a house fire has been named as Christopher Butler.

Building firms invited to West Way meeting

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORD: The firm behind the controversial £100m regeneration of Botley’s West Way shopping centre is holding an open day for potential suppliers tomorrow.

Teddy takes to the skies for round-the-world charity trip

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MEET the latest recruit for RAF Brize Norton’s 99 Squadron.

Man seriously injured

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8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 19-year-old man was in a serious condition in hospital after a car crash on the A34 near Didcot.

Jobs in jeopardy as phone shops are closed

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORKERS at four Oxfordshire Phones 4U outlets are waiting to discover what will happen to their jobs after the telecommunications company faced administration.

Accused in witness box for the first time

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8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man accused of being involved in a £1.3m drugs conspiracy has given evidence in his trial at Oxford Crown Court.

‘Dangerous’ rapist sent to jail for abuse of girls

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RAPIST Lewyn Rudge has been handed a 15-year prison sentence for the “disgraceful sexual abuse” of two teenage girls.

Case to be delayed

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8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A musician will stand trial early next year accused of a string of sex crimes dating back 40 years.

Her Majesty drops in for a cuppa at museum

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

QUEEN Victoria invited visitors to share a cup of tea and a Pontefract cake at Wantage’s Vale and Downland Museum.

Burglars steal jewellery

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7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen in a burglary on Friday.

Recycling shift planned

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7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CONSULTATION over removal of mixed recycling banks across South Oxfordshire is under way.

Residents invited to celebrate their district

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7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CELEBRATION of West Oxfordshire is being staged this week, with free guided walks, bike rides and horse rides available to residents, as well as discounted entry into attractions.

Breaking news Fog warning for Oxfordshire

The Oxford Times:

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A YELLOW weather warning for fog has been issued for Oxfordshire this morning.

Carousel church service rolls around for 50th anniversary

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE 50th anniversary of the Witney Feast carousel church service got the 771st edition of the event under way.

Good summer means corking vintage for our wine-makers

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S winemakers are looking forward to raising a glass to next month’s harvest after a perfect summer for growing grapes.

Threats with a knife

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7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 34-year-old man has been charged with threatening someone with a knife and smashing into a recruitment agency.

Drug dealer’s sock contained heroin and crack cocaine

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A DRUG dealer arrested after a police raid on the recently closed Nelson pub has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Remanded in custody on assault charges

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7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two young men have appeared in court over the stabbing of a 22-year-old man in a park.

Police fire Taser at man to end rail station stand-off

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE fired a Taser at a knife-wielding man who closed Banbury Station when he climbed on to a signal gantry, it emerged last night.

Thames Water complaints drop

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Thames Water has reduced the number of complaints it receives by 10,300 in a year, a new report has found.

Sands of time run out for city beach

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The sun set on another summer at Oxford’s Castle Quarter as the artifical beach was cleared away.

Toddler drank heroin addict’s methadone

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TODDLER almost died after drinking methadone found in her heroin addict mother’s handbag.

Call handlers will go hi-tech with the public

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6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE call handlers are set to use the latest technology to create a greater picture of members of the public getting in touch.

Coroner outlines mower tragedy

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN 81-year-old Parkinson’s sufferer died after a lawn mower ridden by his brother-in-law apparently pinned him to a wall and broke his back.

Olympian Sir Steve offers half marathon fitness advice

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RUNNERS preparing for next month’s Oxford Half Marathon were treated to a training session with Olympic rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave.

Community association gets a year to fight eviction plan

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN EAST Oxford community group has been given a year to improve the way it is run or face eviction from its building.

Fitness group are all aglow after breaking training record

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FITNESS group has put its best foot forward and broken a Guinness World Record.

Volunteers will run half of county’s libraries by 2015

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS will be staffing almost half the county’s libraries by next year as controversial changes come into force.

Firefighters called to suspected electrical 'firework' fault

The Oxford Times:

11:27pm Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a suspected electrical fault described as a "firework" by onlookers.




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