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Confusion over future of West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 team amid threats of legal action

The Oxford Times: Tony Fernandes

12:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONFUSION surrounded the future of the troubled West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 motor racing team tonight as former boss Tony Fernandes faces legal action by the current 'owners'.

High praise for Oxfordshire's fire and rescue service

The Oxford Times:

12:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S fire service has been praised following an independent peer review.

First Days At School: Buy a souvenir of your little one's start to primary

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS month in your Oxford Mail has been our annual First Days of School supplements, pictorial souvenirs of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

Three women sentenced for running a brothel in Jericho

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE women who ran an ‘efficient and professional’ brothel in an upmarket Oxford street were sentenced yesterday.

Oxford University actors stretch gender limits

The Oxford Times:

10:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAY written by the director of hit film In Bruges will be performed by Oxford University students next week.

Ancient woods are as pretty as a picture

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE changing face of Shotover through the seasons has been captured in a new exhibition.

Uffington post office burgled

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cigarettes and tobacco were stolen during a burglary at the post office in Uffington last week.

Oxford city centre bank card skimmer is jailed

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FRAUDSTER who used a card skimming device at a cash machine to steal money from a woman’s bank account has been jailed.

Earl of Oxford becomes newest hereditary peer in House of Lords

The Oxford Times: Tourists take photographs in Radcliffe Square, Oxford

7:13pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Earl of Oxford and Asquith has become the newest hereditary peer to join the House of Lords. 

Pupils mind their language

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEARNING foreign words can be fun, as Abingdon pupil Rachel Burton found out when her school hosted a festival of languages.

Demolition paves the way for new Waitrose to open

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Waitrose store on Oxford’s Botley Road could be open by the middle of next year after the demolition of the existing building was given the go-ahead.

South Hinksey pub’s new beginning toasted by punters and MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS in South Hinksey were joined by their MP on Saturday to raise a glass to their new pub.

Naming row won’t harm new business

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOU might have thought that you’d be on to a safe bet to put the name Oxford into the title of a new city business.

Exhibition shines a light on the Moon

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIFTY-FIVE years on from man’s first steps on the Moon the brightest object in the night sky continues to fascinate people here on Earth.

Man taken to hospital after four vehicles crash on A34 slip road

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

3:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision north of Oxford this morning.

Pupils go to pieces to create park’s new inspirational mosaic

The Oxford Times:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ASPIRING artists have brought a touch of ancient Rome to rural Wantage.

Britain's 'longest serving' Scout, Reg Hayes, has died aged 99

The Oxford Times: Reg Hayes

1:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REG Hayes, Britain's longest serving Scout has died.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

New breed of Oxford musical legends line up for unique gig

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME of Oxford’s best-known musicians are coming together for a lively night of music, organised by the Oxford Mail + listen to new tune here...

Woman accused of Abingdon murder expected to stand trial in April

The Oxford Times:

11:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man on an Abingdon tow path has appeared in Oxford Crown Court.

Didcot rocking to the sound of an Oxjam fundraiser

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDCOT rocked out over the weekend to raise money for a good cause.

Homes growth fuels bid for more advice centre helpers

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAJOR increase in homes in the Wantage and Grove area will put even more pressure on an advice centre, its new chairman is warning.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

Police want to speak to a woman who claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who approached a passer-by and claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in the early hours of Saturday is being sought by police.

Oxford University staff vote to strike

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

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Academic staff at Oxford University and Ruskin College have voted for industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Frideswide Square redevelopment designs approved

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Designs for the redevelopment of Frideswide Square in Oxford were approved yesterday.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Watch: Baffled by nuclear fusion? It's child's play as Lego video explains all

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NUCLEAR fusion is never an easy subject to explain to the average citizen.

Blackbird Leys toilets loo-king better now

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished.

Brookes' beauty aims to be crowned Miss Great Britain

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Oxfordshire beauty queen is setting her sights on becoming this year’s Miss Great Britain.

New method to pay for infrastructure

The Oxford Times: south oxfordshire district council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council bosses are looking to introduce a new method to make developers pay for infrastructure upgrades like roads.

Iron Age mirror found in Didcot to be given its first display

The Oxford Times: Didcot Iron Age mirror on display

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A rare Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot will go on display this weekend.

Tributes paid to Abingdon stab victim as woman appears in court

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIENDS of a man stabbed on an Abingdon tow path yesterday spoke of their loss as the woman charged with his murder appeared in court.

Hot pink is the colour in Kidlington firefighters' breast cancer push

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS at Kidlington Fire Station swapped their traditional uniforms for pink t-shirts yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.

Optimism grows over empty shops in Banbury

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

“ENCOURAGING” interest in empty shops in Banbury suggests the town is recovering from the recession, a council leader has said.

Coroner's warning over 'fashion' of bike with no brakes following boy's death

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CORONER has warned young cyclists to ensure their BMX bikes have brakes after the death of a 12-year-old boy.

Motorists fined for using mobiles while driving in Botley Road

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police fined motorists using their phones while driving in Botley Road yesterday morning.

Vale council will debate Doric plans for Botley at meeting in Wantage

The Oxford Times: An artist’s impression of Doric’s proposed development

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A planning committee meeting to decide on proposals for the £100m Botley regeneration scheme will be held in Wantage.

Carterton motorcyclist dies in hospital after road accident

The Oxford Times: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 74-year-old man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

Bus firm apologises for not telling blind woman of stop

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BUS company has apologised after drivers failed to tell a blind woman where her stop was three times, leaving her on one service for more than two hours.

Renewed windows give Wesley Memorial Church a brighter outlook

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE renewed Victorian stained-glass windows will brighten up the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford.

Fan unit fault is focus of Didcot power station fire inspectors

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN investigation into a blaze at Didcot B power station focused yesterday on a possible fault with a cooling fan unit in one of the cooling towers.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Bicester Community College hosts charity worker banned at school

The Oxford Times: Bicester Community College

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE director of a Sierra Leone charity banned from visiting a Stockport school amid fears about the Ebola virus is to give a talk at Bicester Community College tomorrow.

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

The Oxford Times:

6:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

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

Police watchdog launches investigation into Woodstock man's death in Sussex

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE family of a Woodstock man, who died after being restrained by police, said they need to know more about his death.

Miss Rainbow's end is a community dancing

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TOE-TAPPING residents will have the chance to get their dancing shoes on with new community classes.

Minister joins Army medics on Ebola mission in Africa

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening yesterday flew from West Oxfordshire to West Africa with troops helping in the fight against Ebola.

County's sex education isn't effective, say young people

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS have told school bosses that sex education in Oxfordshire is “not effective”.




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