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Dad walking tall after his 70-mile trek for charity

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT was a fitting end to an admirable feat.

Ambulance service cuts 12-hour shifts 'to reduce staff fatigue'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S ambulance staff shifts could be shortened as part of plans to ease pressure on paramedics.

Developer submits fresh plans for 127 homes in Bampton

The Oxford Times: Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and director Ben Bolt film a scene in Bampton

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DEVELOPER previously denied permission to build 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes has returned with a new planning application.

Breaking news Delays near the BP garage in Didcot after collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO cars have been involved in a collision at a Didcot petrol station, closing one lane of the A4130.

Peace march for Gaza

The Oxford Times: ‘WRONG’: Dr Hojjat Ramzy

8:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A Gaza peace march will be held this afternoon by the Oxford Islamic Information Centre.

Cause of stink remains mystery as it lingers on

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE mystery smell which plagued Oxford residents on Monday and Tuesday was still lingering yesterday – but some think they may have finally sniffed out the cause.

Confusing tale of two signs calls for a speedy solution

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DRIVERS should be paying attention to the roads when watching their speed limit.

Business mums nominations deadline today

The Oxford Times: yellow SUTT: Business women in Sutton buck the national trend

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Today is the last day to nominate your top business mums for the NatWest Venus Awards’s Business Mother of the Year Award.

Courts prove an inspiration to grandfather in his poetry

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IN his job as a court usher Mike Lacey has seen people from all walks of life.

Comparing meerkats just what the doctor ordered

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

FINLAY Harris has spent much of his young life so far in hospitals and surgeries – so a trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park was just the health tonic he needed.

F1 team sues ex-employees

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

LEAFIELD-based Formula 1 team Caterham is counter-suing a group of former employees who banded together to take the firm to court after being laid off.

Gaza scholar blast victim walks again

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER Oxford Brookes Gaza scholar Hassan Al Hallaq, who was seriously injured in Gaza last week, has began walking again in hospital.

Pair in court after city centre protest

The Oxford Times: police officer rear

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Two men arrested after a protest in Oxford will appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 11.

The Ent is nigh for Tolkien tree

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT is said to have influenced the work of JRR Tolkien and inspired creatures in Lord of the Rings.

Funeral date set for footballer

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE funeral of former Chelsea youth player Jordan Tabor will take place at midday on Tuesday at Trinity Church in Abingdon.

Dawkins in hot water over rape comments

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Prof Richard Dawkins, pictured, prompted a furious response on Twitter yesterday when he referred to “mild rape” and “mild paedophilia” to illustrate a point about logic.

Sex ring case charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

 Two men have have been charged in connection with an alleged sex exploitation ring in the town.

Power station rubble will be used in redevelopment

The Oxford Times: Pictures submitted by our readers of their memories of Didcot Power Station leading up to the demolition of three of the cooling towers.

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ABOUT 32,000 tonnes of rubble and dust was collected by clean-up workers following the demolition at Didcot A Power Station on Sunday.

Inquest into flat death

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A 33-year-old Oxford man found dead in his father’s house had “banged his head”.

Driverless cars may soon be coming to a road near you

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DESPITE its academic reputation, Oxford has a long history of car-making and next year this could be taken to a whole new level.

Academy sponsor hits back at charity’s claims of pupil failure

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN academy sponsor in the city has been judged to be “failing” to improve the prospects for disadvantaged children.

Bangladeshi boat race plans going swimmingly

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A Bangladeshi boat club is using its annual fundraising boat race to provide swimming lessons to youngsters in the Asian community.

Technical hub appoints its first principal

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE man who will head up Oxfordshire’s first University Technical College (UTC) has been appointed.

Concert will help raise Aids awareness in Africa

The Oxford Times: Freddie Mercury

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONCERT featuring a Queen tribute act will raise funds for a charity which highlights Aids awareness in Africa through the medium of cricket.

Bicester nursery wins top marks in Ofsted report

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A NURSERY in Bicester has been given the highest rating by Ofsted inspectors.

Marathon man’s on course for 12 runs in just one year

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

MOST people would be pleased to complete one marathon in their lifetime, but one hairdresser in doing 12 in a year.

Cyclists turn to Lord’s for church cash

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CYCLING cricketers will join hundreds of Oxfordshire residents taking part in a day of fundraising for church buildings.

All aboard as miniature railway plans to grow

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

OXFORD’S train station is due to expand in a £75m redevelopment and the new line to London Marylebone is well under way but this year could mark yet another railway expansion in the city.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Update: One lane of the A34 closed at Peartree Interchange as drivers face major delays

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

6:34pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COMMUTERS are facing severe congestion through Oxford this evening. 

Police say driver was attacked in road rage incident at Burford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN stopped and attacked another driver in broad daylight in a road rage attack, police have said.

Developers to submit plans for link road to new Barton estate

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLANS are to be submitted for controversial road changes as part of a major housing development for Barton.

Calculating legacy of the Olympics in London

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO years ago this month, Britain lit up for the London Olympics, with organisers and the Government promising that a successful event would have a lasting legacy at grassroots level. As the country welcomes its second major international tournament in three years with the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, DAN ROBINSON looks at the long-term impact

Father's tribute to his little girl who loved ballet

The Oxford Times:

KENNINGTON four-year-old Rhianna Gallagher suffered a brain haemorrhage on February 14 and died at Helen House hospice, East Oxford on April 21.

Lane closed on A34 after collision near Peartree Interchange

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

4:57pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE A34 has one lane closed after a car and a van collided at 4.20pm.

Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabout work continue to cause traffic misery

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

4:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TRAFFIC queues are stretching along the Eastern and Southern By-Pass Roads, as well as up Abingdon Road.

'Shake-up threatens fraud investigations'

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HOUSING benefit fraud investigations could suffer when they are handed to the Government, Oxford City Council’s deputy leader has warned.

Two-car collision in Banbury Road causing delays

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

3:48pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TWO-car collision in Banbury Road, Oxford, is causing delays this afternoon.

Church extension aims to cross community divide

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NEW church extension could help bridge the gap between Summertown and Cutteslowe residents, a vicar believes.

Rail firm can replace bridge without ramps

The Oxford Times: Councillor Bob Price

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHEELCHAIR users, cyclists and parents with pushchairs are no closer to getting ramps on a South Oxford railway footbridge.

Bookshop's success becomes a real-life saga

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HE’S been around longer than some of his books stacked up on the shelves.

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ITS VILE smell has nauseated residents and baffled officials.

Tweet from Shakira is Out of the Blue

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Student group Out of the Blue, who filmed a music video of Shakira songs to raise money for charity, has gained praise from the pop star herself.

Molly’s the face of our city’s fight to find cure for cancer

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CANCER survivor Molly Crawford is today launching a new campaign to fund more scientific research in the city.

Rebail over knife raid

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 23-year-old man arrested over a knifepoint robbery at a newsagent has been rebailed again by detectives.

Church theft charges

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A man and a teenager have been charged with stealing lead from St John The Baptist Church.

Bail changes for man accused of child sex

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a child had his bail conditions varied by a judge at Oxford Crown Court.

Driver and biker face bans for 100+mph speeds

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CAR driver was clocked doing 109mph and a motorcyclist caught doing 108mph on a busy road south of Oxford.

Film aims to make Banbury the town of the living dead

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A VIRUS raising the dead and triggering a worldwide apocalypse is to be unleashed in Banbury.

Residents report bad smell for a third day

The Oxford Times: The Oxford skyline yesterday afternoon as pollution levels rose to moderate levels.Picture: OX66377 Jon Lewis

8:57am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE are reports that the smell which plagued Oxford residents on Monday and Tuesday, is still around today. 




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