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

The Oxford Times: traffic jam

6:57am Friday 24th October 2014

Bringing you the latest travel news from across the county

Vision: Passenger trains could run on Cowley branch line

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

PASSENGER trains could be running on Oxford’s Cowley branch line within five years, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

Streets ahead with Mini’s urban dance

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SERIES of dance workshops have been given wheels thanks to funding from Mini Plant Oxford.

Breaking news Men arrested on suspicion of rape are released without charge

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

2:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men have been released after being arrested on suspicion of rape in Oxford yesterday. 

Breaking news 'Major hope' that Caterham factory in Leafield could re-open despite F1 team also going into administration

The Oxford Times:

1:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

ADMINISTRATORS have been handed full management responsibility for the Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a new buyer.

UPDATE: Hundreds line Woodstock's streets for 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral

The Oxford Times:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people have gathered outside St Mary Magdalene's church in Woodstock to pay their respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough.

Breaking news Elderly woman taken to hospital after A4074 crash

The Oxford Times: a4074 alert

1:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was taken to hospital after two cars crashed on the A4074. 

Breaking news Update: Road still closed after car and minibus crash in Witney

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

 FIREFIGHTERS are working to free an injured person from a vehicle after a car and a minibus were involved in a collision near Witney.

Trench warfare at closest of quarters with new exhibit

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TRENCH warfare is set to come to life with a new exhibit at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.

Castle Mill report to be published at last

The Oxford Times: The view of the Castle Mill development from Port Meadow

8:40am Friday 24th October 2014

A long-awaited report into the effects of the Castle Mill student flats neighbouring Port Meadow will be published on Thursday.

Rock stars turn back time for ’80s spectacular

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE cast of musical Rock of Ages wore mortar boards to give the people of Oxford a lesson in rock ‘n’ roll before taking to the New Theatre stage.

Two arrested in city centre rape investigation

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were arrested on suspicion of rape yesterday after a man reported being attacked in a city centre alleyway.

Stab inquest opens

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

The inquest into the death of a man stabbed by the Thames in Abingdon was formally opened and adjourned in Oxford yesterday.

Loom to the Moon goes on but life’s hard without Skye

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE mother of Skye Hall has spoken about how the Loom to the Moon campaign is keeping the five-year-old’s memory alive.

Funeral for 11th Duke

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A private funeral for the 11th Duke of Marlborough is being held at St Mary Magdalene Church at 11.30am today.

UPDATE: Men arrested on suspicion of raping a man in an alleyway in Oxford remain in custody

The Oxford Times:

8:20am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men arrested on suspicion of rape after reports a man was attacked in an alleyway near New Inn Hall Street are still in custody.

Oxfordshire GCSE results improve despite Government-imposed changes

The Oxford Times: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S GCSE pupils have surged ahead of national averages despite concerns that Government changes would impair exam results.

Caterham F1 staff in dark over future after being locked out of Leafield Technical Centre

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.

Viability study is under way over 1,400-seat concert hall

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS for a £9m concert hall in Oxford that could house 1,400 people will depend on the findings of a new study, the school behind the plans said.

Birthday girl gives a unique gift of her own

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

a CARING teenager had an unusual way of marking her birthday yesterday.

Blueprint for a £110m cancer research centre

The Oxford Times: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county patients.

Porter bids to be MP

The Oxford Times: n ALL EARS: UKIP candidates Dickie Bird, left, and Alan Harris are eager for information. Picture: OX58941 David Fleming

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A university porter has left his job to run as an MP for UKIP.

Man had blade ‘for protection’

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD who had a “fearsome” bladed weapon in a public place was only trying to protect his home and his family, a jury heard yesterday.

Eight county churches are added to ‘at risk’ register

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

EIGHT historic county churches in danger of being damaged beyond repair have been added to English Heritage’s ‘at risk’ register.

City roadworks hassle is worthwhile, says minister

The Oxford Times: OCC Cabinet member for transport, David Nimmo-Smith.

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

MULTIPLE roadworks that cause city traffic gridlock are “worth it”, a minister has said.

£2.5m transport scheme hits a four-week delay

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

WORK to resurface Ducklington Lane in Witney has been delayed by four weeks.

Temporary Oxpens car park will have only half the space

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A TEMPORARY replacement car park for Oxford’s Westgate multi-storey will provide less than half the number of spaces at present, it has been announced.

All fired up for popular adults’ pottery classes

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ADULTS enjoyed a pottery class at the East Oxford Community Centre.

Man, 36, filmed girls’ sex acts via his webcam

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who encouraged girls as young as 11 to perform sex acts on camera and then filmed it on his phone has been spared jail.

Lively festival tackling the grave issue everyone faces

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SKELETONS and skulls brought a graveyard to life during the launch of the city’s festival of death.

Four-minute-miler celebrates with athletes

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SIR Roger Bannister returned to Oxford’s famous Vincent’s Club as the club celebrated its 150th anniversary with the award of scholarships and bursaries for outstanding student athletes.

Fernandes hits back in Caterham row

The Oxford Times: Tony Fernandes has accused Engavest of failing to honour their obligations

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Fernandes has accused the consortium behind Caterham of failing to honour their obligations as a public feud between the two parties has descended into a war of words.

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

The Oxford Times: traffic jam

7:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Oxfordshire bid for record Poppy Appeal total to mark centenary of start of First World War

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE in Oxfordshire are being urged to help break the £500,000 barrier for the first time as this year’s Poppy Appeal is launched today.

Working to fashion a city extravaganza

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As preparation hots up for Oxford Fashion Week’s Autumn/Winter event next month, Annabal Bagdi takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes to make the glittering event such a success

New £110m cancer research centre planned for Oxford

The Oxford Times: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

3:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county sufferers.

Judge criticises "catastrophic" CPS after trial postponement

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “catastrophic failure” by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) which caused a trial to be put off until next year.

Chipping Norton sixth-former wins Owen Mumford engineering scholarship

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SIXTH-FORMER from Chipping Norton has won a scholarship to support his engineering studies at university from medical supplies firm Owen Mumford.

Splash of colour will fill Cornbury Park at Run or Dye event

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPLASH of colour will greet runners taking part in a 5km charity race in West Oxfordshire on Saturday.

Spreading word about an inspirational Finmere artist who paints using his mouth

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Keith Jansz broke his neck in a car crash in June 1995, just weeks after running the London Marathon, he was told he would never walk again.

Lorry driver is sent to prison for causing fatal accident on M40

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LORRY driver who “completely obliterated” the back of a car when he smashed into it has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

The scales of Justice - 17 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

17 cases hear recently at Banbury magistrates' court

Update: Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of West Oxfordshire base

The Oxford Times:

10:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE are reports Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of the West Oxfordshire site this morning.

Cotswolds Conservation Board looks for new members

The Oxford Times:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NEW members are needed for the Cotswolds Conservation Board to help manage the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Cassington teen toasts her 18th with a year of charitable projects

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MOST teenagers celebrate their 18th birthday with a night on the town but Kizzy Horgan decided to mark it by starting 12 months of charity projects.

Oxford's Lord Mayor gives ancient city walls the once-over

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NOT crumbling too much and graffiti free: Oxford’s ancient city walls were given a clean bill of health in yesterday’s traditional inspection.

Faringdon comes third in ranking of 'hotspot' places for families to live

The Oxford Times: Faringdon Folly Tower Open Day

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FARINGDON is the third best place for families to live in England and Wales, a new report claims.

Hook Norton farm trailers stolen

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Food trailers were stolen from a Hook Norton farm over Tuesday night and yesterday morning.

More Oxfordshire churches ‘at risk’ says heritage group

The Oxford Times: DISTINCTIVE: The English Heritage flag will be flown most of the time

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Eight Oxfordshire churches have been added to English Heritage’s Heritage at Risk register.

Oxford University opens cancer research institute

The Oxford Times: university of oxford logo

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A cancer research institute will open at Oxford University today.




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