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Cyclists warned: Don't be dimwits

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BIKE safety campaigners have warned that cyclists are risking their lives, after an Oxford Mail survey found more than half of them were riding without lights.

The week's best pictures: Devastating blaze that lit up night sky

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

OUR Picture Editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Compensation for delayed parking permit plans?

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5:30pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A RESIDENTS’ parking permit scheme has come into force in Cutteslowe and North Oxford.

Football match in Banbury stopped after bottle was thrown towards the referee

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5:18pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A FOOTBALL match was abandoned this afternoon after a bottle was thrown onto the pitch.

Students meet the designer of John Henry Brookes hub

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STUDENTS got a one-off opportunity to meet the maker of their new learning quarters.

Inspectors praise learning disability team

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5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A LEARNING disability team based alongside a scandal-hit unit where a teenager died has been praised by inspectors.

Spirit of Christmas signs up first big name for showcase

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

NEWSNIGHT journalist Katie Razzall has been confirmed as one of the first guests for a prestigious annual evening of fundraising.

Breakthrough in hunt for treatment for hepatitis A

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SCIENTISTS in Oxfordshire have revealed that a major breakthrough could lead to new vaccines and drugs for hepatitis A.

Pupils are enjoying their first days at school

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

MY, they grow up so fast.

Protest against the culling of badgers goes through Oxford

The Oxford Times:

2:54pm Saturday 25th October 2014

ORGANISERS say about 300 people took part in protest against the culling of badgers in Oxford this afternoon. 

Cherwell School pupils honoured for supporting charity chicken farm project

The Oxford Times: Cherwell School

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PUPILS from the Cherwell School have received national recognition for a charitable chicken farm project.

Young and old are ready to remember at Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YOUNG and old will join together to commemorate fallen soldiers at a special Armistice Day service in Chipping Norton.

Warborough businessman honoured for turnaround expertise with global award

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE businessman has won a global award for his work in corporate restructuring.

Woman rescued after fire breaks out in her flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

1:47pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A WOMAN was rescued from a flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon, after a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

Extra hour tonight! Celebrate with top bands at unique Oxford gig

The Oxford Times:

1:40pm Saturday 25th October 2014

With an extra hour to enjoy - or recover with - tonight is the perfect night to celebrate one of Oxford's biggest nights of music

Daredevil pilot is air apparent for world championship glory

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

IT has been called the fastest and most exhilarating daredevil sport on the planet, and an Oxfordshire airman could become world champion.

Hundreds take part in "world's most colourful 5km" run + VIDEO

The Oxford Times:

11:41am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS have taken part in this year's Run or Dye event at Cornbury Park, Charlbury. 

Painting the perfect picture about birds

The Oxford Times:

11:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

BIRDS are often something we admire from afar, but artist Andrew Forkner is helping people get closer to the creatures with his new exhibtion.

Kirtlington residents against plan for 95 homes

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11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

RESIDENTS in a north Oxfordshire village have hit out at “disgraceful” plans for 95 new homes.

'All clear' skydive with Spice Girl

The Oxford Times:

10:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORD Brookes student has told of excitement at jumping out of an aeroplane with a Spice Girl to celebrate getting the all-clear from cancer.

Bake Off contestant rises to occasion with charity book

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A YEAR ago Christine Wallace was showing off her baking skills as she reached the quarter-finals of popular BBC TV show The Great British Bake Off.

Shhh... silent film is a reel hit with movie buffs

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FILM buffs were given a taste of how movies used to be watched as they turned out for a silent screening in Witney.

Watch out for a lie-in

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Curator of decorative arts at the Ashmolean, Matthew Winterbottom, pictured, brings out a reminder to turn your clocks back tomorrow. He said the Polish coach watch, made in 1770, “would have been hanging in a carriage for when people were travelling around”. He added: I like the size and clarity of it, it’s made to be read. There is beauty in its simplicity.”

Car park set to stay open

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8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

Resurfacing work set to close a Summertown car park has been called off.

Teacher sex charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A former teacher at Carmel College, charged with a series of sexual offences, appeared at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Trapped woman freed following road crash

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8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A woman was trapped in a vehicle after a collision between a car and a minibus yesterday.

Update: Oxford University student Isobel Priest is found safe and well

The Oxford Times:

8:49am Saturday 25th October 2014

Police have said the 21-year-old Oxford University student who was reported missing has been found safe and well.

Suspects are released

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

Two men were released without charge after being arrested on suspicion of rape on Thursday.

Runaway emu killed after crash with car

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8:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN EMU escaped from a garden in Boar’s Hill and died after being hit by a car, Thames Valley Police said yesterday.

Firefighters set to strike for four days

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

12:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Firefighters will go on strike next week for four days as part of national industrial action.

Off and running for entry to our OX5 extravaganza

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE starting gun has been fired for next year’s Oxford Mail OX5 Run as places open for runners in the fundraising extravaganza.

West Way supporters 'bullied into silence'

The Oxford Times: The artists’ impression by Doric to redevelop West Way in Botley

8:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE developers behind the proposed £100m Botley regeneration scheme have claimed some of their supporters have been “bullied into silence”.

Fashion Week: First male Face of Oxford a front-runner from start

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

IT was a case of right place and right time for this year’s Face of Oxford.

Stalwart presenter to quit Radio Oxford

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

BBC Radio Oxford presenter Malcolm Boyden is to leave the station for a job at BBC Hereford and Worcester.

Bail given in selfie case

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

A man accused of attacking a woman in a nightclub, who went on to pose for a “no make-up selfie”, appeared in Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Teen making her singing dreams the real deal

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

WHILE many teenagers dream of becoming a pop star, one Oxford singer is actually doing it.

F1 team must be sold before staff can return

The Oxford Times: IN THE RUNNING: Richard Pardon’s photograph of Caterham F1 team engineers in Oxfordshire

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham F1 have been told not to return to the team’s West Oxfordshire base until it is sold.

Royals and residents join to mourn a popular Duke

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FAMILY, friends and schoolchildren paid their final respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough at his funeral in Woodstock yesterday.

Community service for benefits cheat

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

6:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A 25-year-old fraudster has been sentenced to community service after pleading guilty to claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Bowl-ed over by green cup to drink tea in style

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

IT may be Britain’s favourite beverage, but leave your mugs at home for this new exhibition showing how to drink tea in style.

Inquiry into 127 homes

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

A public inquiry into a decision to refuse plans for 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes will begin on Tuesday.

Fundraiser helps to keep memory of Connor alive

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

FRIENDS and family held a fundraiser for murdered teenager Connor Tremble, right, last night.

Flooding victims told they won't be left out of pocket

The Oxford Times: Burst water main closes Lower Hall Lane in Chingford

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FLOOD-HIT residents will not have to pay two sets of council tax after water bosses pledged to foot extra costs.

Woodstock festival’s autumnal focus

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S colourful autumn foliage has inspired those taking part in the Art in Woodstock festival.

Care home fails five out of seven inspection standards

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6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN Oxford care home that opened last year has failed five out of seven categories it was inspected on by the official watchdog.

Additional housing set for site despite opposition

The Oxford Times: south oxfordshire district council logo

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FINAL plans for 247 more homes at the 3,300-home Great Western Park development in Didcot are set to be approved next week, despite local opposition against them.

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

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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.

Walking tall after 757-mile charity trek

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WOMAN from Chipping Norton took a seaside stroll with the dog to a new level by walking the entire length of the Welsh coast in her latest charity challenge.

Sailors battle for regatta honours

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORD sailors did battle on the high seas of Farmoor Reservoir in the Oxford Sailability regatta.




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