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Live Monday, August 3

Delays on trains between Oxford and Didcot Parkway due to trespassers

Breaking Update: Services running as normal after trespassing incident between Oxford and Didcot Parkway

For hire? What the phone box in Market Street, Oxford, could look like with advertising space

Disused phone box could get a new life

Cyclists make it a marathon effort in park

Cyclists make it a marathon effort in park

Permission granted for Lodge Burlesque Club in Oxford to open longer

Breaking Permission granted for Lodge Burlesque Club in Oxford to open longer

Making a difference: Marie Cure nurse Michal-Marie Eggleton trains for the Walk to Remember event at Blenheim Palace with her dog Yogi. It will raise money for the charity

A stroll around Blenheim is a big step for cancer sufferers

Criticised: High Street Cafe received a food and hygiene grading of just one from Oxford City Council

Dead fly earns bad hygiene rating for cafe

Concerned: David Hinde, front, led the villagers’ campaign against Yarnton Manor’s plan to obtain a permanent licence

Manor house boss considers an appeal

Nearly ready: Abingdon and Witney College assistant principal Neil Brayshaw next to the new construction centre

College will train the builders of the future at its new centre

Treasures: Volunteer Peter Graham puts up the bunting for Restore’s first summer festival at its Manzil Way garden

Party in secret graden raises cash for mental health

Serious: Judge Ian Pringle

Dealer caught trying to flush drugs stash down the toilet

Scales of Justice: 16 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court

Scales of Justice: 16 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court

First Great Western staff vote to strike over August bank Holiday weekend

Breaking First Great Western staff vote to strike over August bank Holiday weekend

Car of missing woman Susan Keithley found north of Oxford

Breaking Update: Woman missing from her home in Cheshire found safe in Oxfordshire

Three arrested after man assaulted at Oxford Castle Quarter

Breaking Three arrested after man assaulted at Oxford Castle Quarter

Four from Thames Valley Police referred to misconduct proceedings in relation to Jayden Parkinson investigation

Breaking Four from Thames Valley Police referred to misconduct proceedings in relation to Jayden Parkinson investigation

Jahrell, 11, and Diontae Ellis, 10, have fun on the bouncy castle at Littlemore Community Centre

Children jump for joy at community centre's event

Richard Barlow quit as a taxi driver after becoming fed up with the city’s heavy traffic and poor state of its roads Picture: Andrew Walmsley

Cabbie of 40 years finishes as Oxford's roadworks become too much

Blue plaque on the cards for architect

Blue plaque on the cards for architect

Traffic lights not working at Cowley roundabout

Breaking Traffic lights not working at Cowley roundabout

Blackbird Leys Park was also praised in 2013

County parks awarded green flag status

Elizabeth Horwell, left, with four-day-old Oliver Horwell and Jayne Joyce, with regular visitors to the cafe. Picture: Andrew Walmsley

Mothers unite in fight to save breastfeeding support group

Ellise Watson, 11, Connor Mills, 11, and Erin Qualter, 10, were among the youngsters from the Leys Community Development Initiative who were involved in the filming

Life stories from the Leys are captured for a documentary

Police cordon at Oxford Castle Quarter after man in 20s assaulted

Police cordon at Oxford Castle Quarter after man in 20s assaulted

Police helicopter used to hunt man after collision in pub car park

Police helicopter used to hunt man after collision in pub car park

Sunlight through window cause of house fire

Sunlight through window cause of house fire

Delays of up to 30 minutes on services through Oxford due to broken down train

Delays of up to 30 minutes on services through Oxford due to broken down train

Grand plans: New River Retail development director Francois Nairac at Templars Square

Backers hope more upgrades follow £50m Templars Square Shopping Centre revamp

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Headington park

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Headington park

Creations: Stefano Pratesi and Steve Dey with some examples of their work

News Feature: Meet the men taking us to the extra dimension

Striking: Eleanor Greenhalge with some of her art

Eleanor’s tiny people are making a big impact

Anxious: Mum Sara Kemp

‘It could be toxic giant hogweed but no-one seems to really care’

Closing: The Co-op in Carterton

Supermarket jobs safe as Asda takes over site

Keeping their balance: From left, Abigail Evers and Sophia Pearce

International jamboree for girl guides

Success: Sian Morris and Amanda Baxter at their Forget-Me-Not Ball, Broughton Grange

Ball raised £26,000 for charity

Star attractions: Simon McBurney and Alec Baldwin on the set of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation at Blenheim Palace

Lights, camera, action! Blenheim Palace has a licence to thrill visitors

Owner not at home during house fire in Sibford Gower

Owner not at home during house fire in Sibford Gower

Attraction: The band Horns of Plenty who are performing at next month’s Leys Festival

Horns will give Leys Festival sax appeal

Contents of removed canisters remain a mystery

Contents of removed canisters remain a mystery

Memories: Wendy Trinder with mum Jean Arnatt and Jack Russell Harvey

Blaze hero postman had earlier first-class rescue

Woman taken to hospital after crash

Woman taken to hospital after crash

Accident: The scene of the crash in Ock Street

Driver in collision survives without major injuries

Hopeful: Leys Community Market volunteers, from left, Christine McDermott, Luke Marsh , eight, his mum Cheryl Marsh

Market shuts for two months while its future is considered

Award given to Saïd Business School for food quality

Award given to Saïd Business School for food quality

Challenge: Dr Catharine Benson

Doctor on marathon cycle ride for charity

Bargains: Marie Timms, assistant manager, with some of the pre-packed bags

It’s absolutely FAB... filling a charity bag for a fiver

Piece of history: Gareth Hughes at the fountain

Wanted – fountain of knowledge on PoW camp

Conviction: Gavin Preston

Judge spares drug dealer from a longer term in jail

Man accused of sex attack on woman appears in court

Man accused of sex attack on woman appears in court

Action: Paul Baker

Liberty Baker’s father calls for more support for grieving families

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