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Cowley plant worker died after exposure to asbestos

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8:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FORMER Cowley plant health and safety officer died from exposure to asbestos at the factory, a coroner ruled.

Carterton turns out to greet Wreath of Respect

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8:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CROWD of 50 ex-servicemen and well-wishers last night welcomed a cavalcade carrying a wreath into Carterton as part of its UK tour.

Co-defendants deny trying to cover up Connor’s killing

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8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO friends of Will Blencowe have denied helping him escape justice after he fatally stabbed city teenager Connor Tremble.

Teacher in sex case

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A former teacher has appeared in Oxford Crown Court charged with historic sexual abuse offences.

No charges for four held over forces bomb

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7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Four people arrested in connection with a letter bomb sent to Oxford’s Armed Forces Recruitment Office have been released without charge.

Wantage Post Office window smashed

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7:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A post office window was smashed by a brick overnight on Thursday.

Snappy dressers strut their stuff on fun day for care homes

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7:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

PENSIONERS boogied down at a party in Oxford.

£1m cut flowers display worth a look

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7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CREATIVITY will blossom as thousands of flowers are to decorate Lady Margaret Hall over the weekend.

Patients to get free browsing at Oxford hospitals

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7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HOSPITAL patients will now be able to make the most of their tablets and smartphones after the launch of a new free guest wifi service.

College histories

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6:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Oxford’s colleges are inviting people to submit papers about the history of Oxford University and its buildings.

Parliament trip for language impairment campaigners

The Oxford Times: File photo dated 15/05/13 of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, who has made a fresh appeal to party leaders to find ways to curb the "yobbery and public school twittishness" of their MPs at prime minister's question time. PRESS A

6:40am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to raise awareness of language impairments founded by an Oxford University professor has celebrated its second anniversary with a trip to Parliament.

Man says sorry as pal pushes attempted Bicester robbery victim

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6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN apologised after his friend pushed a 24-year-old into a stream in Bicester and demanded cash.

A splash of colour will give ‘dull’ Leys tower major lift

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6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

IMAGES of what the towers in Blackbird Leys will look like after the results of the residents’ votes over colours have been revealed.

Playtime branches out on the nature reserve

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6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CUTTESLOWE youngsters came to the end of three happy weeks at the community centre play scheme yesterday.

Plan for cyclists to share pavements with pedestrians in Frideswide revamp

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6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Frideswide Square could become “shared space” between pedestrians and cyclists, transport officials have said.

Dad’s peaks bid to help ill daughter

The Oxford Times:

10:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SOPHIA Wilson is a very special six-year-old girl.

Picture special: David Cameron hits the surf on holiday in Cornwall

The Oxford Times:

6:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron was back on holiday body-boarding in Cornwall today.

Connor Tremble trial: Friend denies helping Blencowe with fresh clothes after stabbing

The Oxford Times:

4:13pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FRIEND of Will Blencowe has denied providing him with fresh clothes and helping him leave Oxfordshire after he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble trial: Co-defendant was 'shocked and scared' when he heard Connor had been stabbed, court told

The Oxford Times:

1:26pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN accused of helping Connor Tremble's killer said he was "shocked and scared" when he found out the teenager had been stabbed.

Grave concern at village home plan

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

RESIDENTS in Littlemore are worried over what they say is a threat to graves from plans to build 270 homes on land off Armstrong Road.

Choking death of former U’s fan ‘accident’

The Oxford Times:

11:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE death of a D-Day veteran and Oxford United fan who died after choking on food in a care home was yesterday ruled an accident.

Chipping Norton butcher angry after theft of four lambs

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

FOUR lambs have been stolen from farmland near Chipping Norton.

Councillor gets action on lights after long fight

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SEVEN-year saga over lights in a community park appears to be at an end after extra cash was approved for the project.

Crash in Little Milton on A329 left road partially blocked

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9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THERE has been a crash in Little Milton near Wheatley this morning.

Student fraud scam

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9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORD Brookes University has warned its students against a mobile phone scam that is tricking young people into debt across the country.

GCSE joy for Zainab

The Oxford Times:

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

FROM jittery to joyful, these pictures capture what GCSE results meant to every pupil across Oxfordshire yesterday.

Killer tells jury: 'I'm not a psychopath'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE killer of Connor Tremble claimed he was ‘not in control’ of his body when he fatally stabbed the teenager 15 times.

It’s a photo finish for A-grade identical twins

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

EXAMINERS were seeing double when they marked the papers of identical twins Ben and Lewis Thorne, who got identical grades of nine A*s and three As.

Controversy over bear cubs at village show

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THESE bear cubs will be making an appearance at tomorrow’s Enstone Annual Show.

Headteachers criticise new policy of ‘half-time results’

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

SEVERAL headteachers refused to release their official results yesterday, criticising new Government policy.

Juggling exams with glory on the national stage

The Oxford Times:

8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OLYMPIC swimmers, athletes and even a Britain’s Got Talent contestant aced their exams.

Spires newcomer is clearly a fast learner

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

ANDREA Pinedo managed to secure seven GCSEs despite only starting the courses 11 months ago.

GCSE success stories around the county

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is hard enough to get nine A*s, two As and a B in your GCSEs, but 16-year-old Maia Jordan has done it all while being a young carer at home.

Two friends chalk up clutch of top grades

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7:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO friends at Didcot Girls’ School are celebrating a clutch of top grades.

‘Ugliest building’ in Oxford comes down

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

PEOPLE working there joked that it offered the best views of Oxford – because they were in the only place it could not be seen.

Independent schools celebrate as they chalk up perfect pass rates

The Oxford Times: Dr Tim Hands

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S independent schools celebrated another year of success in their GCSE results.

Change hits county GCSE statistics

The Oxford Times: Melinda Tilley

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE County Council said last night it cannot yet tell how many pupils are achieving the national target because of disparities in how results are being reported.

Classy pupils prove they're stars all round

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

TEACHERS across the county spoke of their pride as students opened some record-breaking GCSE results.

Oxford Academy results fall amid celebrations elsewhere

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE new headteacher of a failing academy has vowed to “get it right” next year after seeing a lower set of results than last year.

Waist-hugging designs to take your breath away

The Oxford Times:

6:50am Friday 22nd August 2014

MORE than 50 corset makers and fashion designers will squeeze into a special conference starting in Oxford tomorrow.

London firm to work on £5m gallery revamp

The Oxford Times: Paul Hobson outside Modern Art Oxford

6:50am Friday 22nd August 2014

A LONDON-based construction firm has been chosen to undertake the £5.1m refurbishment of Modern Art Oxford in 2017.

Bus firms ask to be let back into traffic-free Cornmarket

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

CORNMARKET in Oxford should be reopened to some buses, two operators say.

Exam students’ pop-up apprenticeship shop

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

STUDENTS opening GCSE results today can tap into free careers information at Oxford’s Westgate Centre.

2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

The Oxford Times: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

The Oxford Times: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Graduate uses people power for global tour

The Oxford Times:

11:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN adventurer based in Oxfordshire has successfully kayaked across an Alaskan archipelago spanning 1,200 miles.

Time to saddle up for the Donkey Derby

The Oxford Times:

11:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE races are coming to Bampton this Bank Holiday but with a difference.

£400k tankers deal expands firm’s worldwide presence

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WEST Oxfordshire firm has landed a £400,000 deal to supply aircraft refuelling tankers to Burma.

Banking on success for bridal business

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NOT being able to find a dress for her wedding prompted Madelaine Orlando to open a bridal boutique of her own.

It’s the coolest, chicest job in town for Alpine Guru Oli

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SKI ace Oli Corkhill was just 16 when he became an instructor at one of Europe’s most exclusive resorts.




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