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Collect your parcels on a Sunday

The Oxford Times: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

People can now collect parcels from the East Oxford Royal Mail delivery office on Sundays.

Brookes to honour Sir Roger Bannister

The Oxford Times: Sir Roger Bannister with a copy of his autobiography Twin Tracks last month.  Picture: OX66519 Mark Hemsworth

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Roger Bannister will receive an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University tomorrow.

Breaking news Motorists already facing major delays in and out of Oxford this morning

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

7:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THERE are already major delays around the Kennington roundabout this morning as works continue and the schools go back. 

Buses get some F1 technology

The Oxford Times: Williams F1 Image by Craig Styles(C)

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMULA One team from Oxfordshire has been the inspiration behind a new fleet of low emission buses.

Scheme helps Abingdon elderly make friends

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IT’S not just the residents of Ramsay Street who need good neighbours.

Gifts galore as Facebook appeal couple tie the knot

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUPLE who turned to Facebook for help to get married tied the knot at the weekend after being inundated with offers of support.

Golf club puts a defibrillator device in gym

The Oxford Times: Responder department manager Dick Tracey before his charity head, beard and moustache shave. Pictures: OX63860 Denis Kennedy

6:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A GOLF club near Faringdon has installed life-saving equipment after a man died there earlier this year.

Councillor's resignation prompts call for council discussion

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COUNTY council leader Ian Hudspeth has called for a “serious discussion” about the role of councillors.

Film crewman ‘went berserk’ and bit officer

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FILM crew worker has been jailed after a court heard he went "completely berserk" and attacked three police officers.

‘Teen broke her daughter’s leg’

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TEENAGER has gone on trial at Oxford Crown Court accused of breaking her baby daughter’s leg.

Council pledges to repair Marston pavement

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEARS have been raised that broken, uneven and cracked pavement slabs could lead to elderly people having falls.

Victoria Cross hero’s Oxford grave to be renovated by charity

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE grave of a Victoria Cross war hero is to be restored after a forces charity was alerted to its state by the Oxford Mail.

Last call for hospital staff award nominations

The Oxford Times: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NOMINATIONS close on Friday for the Oxford Mail and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Hospital Heroes awards.

Fewer than 1,000 places are left for Oxford half marathon

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEWER than 1,000 general entry places are left for the Oxford Half Marathon, with as many as 450 people signing up to take part every week.

Police car ends up in ditch after collision in East Hanney

The Oxford Times:

7:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE car ended up in a ditch following a collision with another car off Oxford Road, East Hanney, earlier today.

Update: One dead after three-car collision in Witney Road near Brize Norton

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

A PERSON has died after a three-vehicle crash in Witney Road near Brize Norton.

Music and food fans tuck in at Big Feastival

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

ROCK star Alex James and chef Jamie Oliver joined 16,000 festival-goers in hailing their Big Feastival “the best yet”.

County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

The Oxford Times: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Update: No candidate 'lined up' to take over from Banbury MP Tony Baldry who is standing down

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

11:06am Monday 1st September 2014

CONSERVATIVE Tony Baldry MP has announced he will stand down at the next General Election.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Ex-soldier sent to jail over lies

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER soldier was arrested and spent 12 hours locked up in a police cell after a former colleague reported him for a made-up robbery.

Wheels on fire as children race at Bicester's cycling fun day

The Oxford Times:

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Youngsters pedalled their way to victory as Bicester hosted its third annual cycling fun day.

Go for grants from Oxford Mail owner Gannett, Helen House charity recommends

The Oxford Times: Gannett Foundation logo  (9554835)

10:00am Monday 1st September 2014

OXFORD’S Helen and Douglas House children’s hospice has urged charities to apply for up to £10,000 through the Oxford Mail.

Bridge over rail line reopens after nine-month rebuild

The Oxford Times: Network Rail was fined £450,000

9:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE Fulscot Road railway bridge between Didcot and South Moreton reopened to traffic on Friday after it was shut for nine months to be rebuilt as part of a £1bn rail electrification programme.

Woman faces court accused of £5,500 theft from jet firm

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A 29-year-old woman accused of stealing about £5,500 from a private jet aircraft company is to begin her trial today.

Two-month amnesty for Oxford council tenants who sublet illegally

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Council tenants illegally subletting their homes are being given the chance to hand back the keys without prosecution.

Grandfather killed in Isle of Man motorbike crash 'died doing what he loved'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A former Formula 1 mechanic and Eynsham driving instructor has been killed in a motorbike crash on the Isle of Man.

Children to audition for TV drama school series to be filmed in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Youngsters gearing up for the auditions

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Producers of a new TV series will hold open auditions in the city to find young actors to play two lead characters.

Bail over wallet theft

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:50am Monday 1st September 2014

A man arrested in connection with the attempted theft of a wallet and phone in Botley has been bailed a third time by police.

Man punched in face in clash over bicycle

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A 22-year-old man was left bruised and with a chipped tooth after being punched in the face in Witney.

Drivers facing delays on Oxfordshire roads

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

8:51am Monday 1st September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to heavy traffic.

Police to warn students of 'legal high' risks

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

NEW students are to be warned by police about the dangers of so-called legal highs.

Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Customers sorry to see Witney pharmacy move from High Street

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A PHARMACY chain is closing its shop in the centre of Witney and moving to a health centre.

Pub is forced to close after brawls and drug incidents

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OXFORD pub shut its doors for the last time on Saturday after recent incidents involving violence and drug use.

Roadside parking will no longer leave Marston in a rut

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Monday 1st September 2014

UNSIGHTLY churned-up grass verges are soon to be a thing of the past in Marston.

New homes meeting

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

7:20am Monday 1st September 2014

Residents have their first chance to comment on a plan for nearly 10,000 new homes today.

Missing teen found

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Monday 1st September 2014

A teenager who went missing on Thursday night has been found safe, Thames Valley Police said.

Campaigner delighted at £160m boost to cancer drug fund

The Oxford Times: Prime Minister David Cameron meeting cancer campaigner Clive Stone in 2010. Picture: Andrew Parsons

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Cancer campaigner Clive Stone has welcomed news of a £160m boost to a drug fund set up following his fight for drug treatment.

Musicians strike last blow of the year for Carterton bandstand

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

The sound of a traditional British summer was played out in Carterton yesterday as the town bandstand hosted its final show for the year.

Paedophile is jailed for plan to watch rape

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A paedophile who planned to watch the “depraved” rape and sexual abuse of a young girl has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.

This year's Bunkfest puts others in the shade

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AS some of the last rays of summer sun beat down on Oxfordshire at the weekend, thousands turned out to celebrate the 13th annual BunkFest in Wallingford.

d’Overbroecks College keen to make use of Oxford's old Masonic lodge

The Oxford Times: The former Masonic Lodge in Banbury Road

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Oxford's former Masonic lodge could be turned into a school building.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

The Oxford Times: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

Five-year-old Skye dies

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Five-year-old Skye Hall, who compiled a bucket list of activities to carry out before a terminal brain tumour claimed his life, has died.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

The Oxford Times: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

Nursery fights back over poor Ofsted report

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Monday 1st September 2014

NURSERY staff were not aware of potential hazards which put children at risk, according to an Ofsted report.

Ethics of war to be discussed at church assemblies

The Oxford Times: WAR ZONE: A scene from the new ten-part television series The Pacific that looks at the story of young US soldiers fighting the Japanese

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE ethics of war will be discussed as part of a church’s plans to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Deal in pipeline to end row over rent rise at Oxford's Covered Market

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

An agreement could soon be struck to end the dispute over rent rises at Oxford’s Covered Market.




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