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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

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe describes the moment he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble

The Oxford Times:

12:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WILL Blencowe has described to a jury the moment he fatally stabbed 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

Two men arrested in connection with skimming device in Bicester cash machine

The Oxford Times:

11:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have arrested two men who allegedly put a “skimming device” in a Bicester cash machine.

The Scales of Justice - 20 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

20 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates' courts

Didcot mum shows how to lose 13 stone without exercise

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

JUST over two years ago, Claire Pursey weighed 23stone 9lb. Her health was so bad she earned the name “sick note” at work.

Officer thought driving was worst he had seen in career

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SERIAL offender has been jailed for what a policeman said was the most dangerous driving he had seen in his career.

Descendant honours fallen great-grandad

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE great-grandson of an Oxfordshire man who was killed in the First World War will travel to France next week to visit the village where he was killed.

Coroner rules out unlawful killing verdict in gem shop raider's death

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE grieving family of Clint Townsend yesterday said his robbery of a city jeweller’s was “completely out of character” as a coroner ruled he had not been unlawfully killed.

Purr-fect ending to tale of cat missing for a decade

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

GEORGIA Hand was just a few months old when the family cat Morgan went missing 10 years ago.

Alleged helper ‘wanted phone smashed’

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN on trial for helping killer William Blencowe told his girlfriend to take a hammer to his phone after he was arrested, a jury has been told.

Westgate application due by end of month

The Oxford Times: Artist’s impression of what Westgate’s exterior may look like

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A planning application for the £400m Westgate redevelopment is expected by the end of the month, the developers have said.

Chemical smell alert

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8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

Four residents needed hospital treatment after emergency services were alerted to a chemical smell in a block of flats.

Thieves snatch £1,600 from pay-and-display machines

The Oxford Times: Pay and Display proposals could net council £160,000 a year

8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

MORE than £1,600 has been stolen from pay- and-display parking machines across Oxford in the past five years.

Hundreds of scorned bikes heading for the scrapheap

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

NEARLY 1,000 abandoned bicycles have been tagged with warnings by Oxford City Council over the past two years.

Trainer who shot himself left over £418k legacy

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A RACEHORSE trainer and writer left more than £418,000 in his will, according to figures released by the probate office.

Taking to the skies to raise money for new prosthetics

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

THIS Bank Holiday Monday will see 24 people leap into the sky at 13,000 feet to raise money for quadruple amputee Charlotte Nott.

Sale of defence site land for housing sealed

The Oxford Times: Surplus MoD land in Bicester

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

LAND for a self-build housing site in Bicester has been bought from the Ministry of Defence.

Chocolate thief ordered to pay £66 compensation

The Oxford Times: John Hamer pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Hereford Magistrates Court.

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN must pay more than £60 in compensation after stealing two chocolate bars.

Council cabinet approves land giveaway

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

COUNCILLORS have agreed to give away land in Carterton and Long Hanborough.

Four arrests made in hunt for Armed Forces recruitment office letter bombers

The Oxford Times: Emergency crews and bomb disposal units in St Giles, Oxford

7:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

FOUR people were arrested in Northern Ireland yesterday in connection with a letter bomb sent to Oxford’s Armed Forces Recruitment Office in February.

Vale the seventh best place to live

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7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Investigation into death of 4,000 fish is ongoing

The Oxford Times: Environment Agency inspect beck

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A chemical leak that killed 4,400 fish in a Didcot stream is still being investigated.

Between £300k and £500k is needed to fund free school lunch scheme

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOLS still face a shortfall of at least £300,000 to pay for free school lunches less than two weeks before the start of term.

Unexploded shells discovered in scrapyard

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

UNEXPLODED shells, thought to be from the Second World War, were detonated yesterday after being unearthed in a scrapyard.

Three people taken to hospital after multiple car crash

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A THREE-car crash on the A40 left a man needing hospital treatment for serious leg injuries.

Woman wielding bat in nightclub escapes jail term

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WOMAN who tried to run into a nightclub with a baseball bat has been given a community order.

Young cancer survivor busks it for charity

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SCHOOLBOY who overcame cancer raised money for two of the charities that helped him by busking in Oxford with his sister.

Quarter of mums are main earners

The Oxford Times: Mulberry locked cosmetic purse

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

More than a quarter of Oxford mums are the breadwinners in their families with 27 per cent contributing more than 50 per cent to their household’s income.

City home care service passes top inspection

The Oxford Times: Care Quality Commission logo

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A CITY home care service has passed all key standards from an inspection by the national health and social care watchdog.

Credit union in funding crisis after pulling out of merger

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Blackbird Leys Credit Union is facing a last-minute race for funding after pulling out of a merger with its rival.

Closed pub could become house

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

5:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FORMER pub in Stonesfield could be converted into a home.

Bus link gets boost after parking crackdown clears way

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A BUS company has announced more regular services linking Wolvercote and Oxford after parking restrictions were introduced in the village.

Uni pledge on concerns for area’s sewers

The Oxford Times: university of oxford logo

10:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

OXFORD University has said it is working with Oxford City Council to tackle any sewage issues which may arise because of its new £45m research building.

Animals cheer up elderly care home residents

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

RESIDENTS at Iffley Residential and Nursing Home were visited by animals and held fundraising events to highlight International Homeless Animals Day.

Plans for new primary school show shape of things to come

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DESIGNS have been revealed for what could be Didcot’s next primary school.

Hotel harnesses water power

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HOTEL took a step towards a hydro-powered future when work started on installing an Archimedes Screw this week.

Connor Tremble trial: Jury hears how a man accused of helping killer told his girlfriend to destroy his phone

The Oxford Times:

8:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A JURY was today told how a man on trial for helping killer William Blencowe told his girlfriend to take a hammer to his phone after he was arrested.

Update: One taken to hospital with serious injuries after Headley Way collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A COLLISION involving a car and a motorcyclist has left one person seriously injured and needing hospital treatment.

Author to talk about Victorian cyclists

The Oxford Times: William Morris

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

An author will speak about his book at cycling group Cyclox’s September meeting.

Defibrillator need gets to heart of the matter

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THEY can be the difference between life and death, but about 200 more defibrillators are needed in Oxfordshire. The Oxford Mail is backing a senior ambulance manager’s campaign for more of the devices to be installed by rural communities

School gates plan

The Oxford Times: Vale of white horse district council

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

King Alfred’s Academy wants to install 1.8m-high security gates.

A40 re-opens after three-car crash near Eynsham

The Oxford Times:

5:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DUAL carriageway has been re-opened after a three-car crash which seriously injured a male driver.

Work starts on new care home development

The Oxford Times: Resident’s petition to stop new build fails

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WORK has begun on a £1.2m care home development in Letcombe Regis near Wantage.

Man trapped in vehicle after four-car crash on A40

The Oxford Times:

1:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRIVER has suffered serious leg injuries after a head-on crash that has closed the A40.

Vale of White Horse seventh best place to live in the country, says poll

The Oxford Times: vale of white horse logo

1:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Four people arrested in connection with letter bomb attack at Oxford army recruitment centre and five others

The Oxford Times:

1:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and south-east England, including on a number of Armed Forces recruitment offices.

Listen: Coroner in Clint Townsend inquest rules death by misadventure + Audio of sister Hailey paying tribute to him

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

12:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A verdict of death by misadventure has been delivered by the coroner in Clint Townsend inquest. 

Fantasy a reality on walk

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THESE youngsters had their imagination inspired by a literary themed walk around Oxford.




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