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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.

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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.

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.

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

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. 

Woman facing attempted murder charge after Leys collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a man was injured in a collision with a car in Blackbird Leys on Sunday morning.

CPS to decide on Jake Blakeley prosecution

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Crown Prosecution Service will say on Friday whether it will prosecute Jake Blakeley again over his role in helping his brother dispose of Jayden Parkinson’s body.

Drivers facing queues on the A34 due to roundabout works

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

7:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DRIVERS this morning will face queues again on the A34, with traffic starting to stack back south of Kennington.

Youngsters go wild in homage to a classic tale

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

APHRA Hiscock, 15, is going wild at Oxford’s Story Museum this week.

Update: Missing man David Goodwin found

The Oxford Times:

7:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MISSING man David Goodwin has been found, police have said this morning.

Blenheim may sell off housing land to fund £40m conservation bill

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE owner of Blenheim Palace is considering selling land to cover a £40m maintenance bill.

Child seat saves baby in M40 crash

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BABY survived a crash on the M40 yesterday thanks to his car seat being correctly fitted, the fire service has said.

Oxford Tube sorry for deaf passenger's 'humiliation'

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUS company is investigating one of its drivers after a deaf woman claimed she was “humiliated” on a journey to Oxford.

Man faces jail for seeking sex with 14-year-old

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FORK-LIFT truck driver has been convicted of trying to meet and have sex with a 14-year-old girl.

With no running water, £328,000 cottage is a real fixer-upper

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WITH the housing market booming, it’s not surprising a pretty cottage sparked a fierce bidding war and sold for thousands of pounds over guide price at auction.

Sheldonian lifts curtain on centuries of history

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Sheldonian Theatre is the start and finish of an Oxford University student’s journey through academia but there is a good chance most Oxford residents haven’t been inside the historic building.

Bakers rise to challenge for hospice funds

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNG bakers raised vital funds for a hospice at a cake sale they organised for a youth project.

Pledge to meet deadlines to finish major road upgrades

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MAJOR road improvements on Oxford’s ring road and in Frideswide Square will finish on time, a council boss has said, after an opposition member raised concerns.

Couple dropped total of 12 stone before their wedding

The Oxford Times:

10:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Every bride dreams of dropping a few pounds for her wedding day.

Drainage scheme may end misery of flooding in Rose Hill

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has started on a drainage scheme in Rose Hill that residents hope will finally bring an end to over 15 years of flooding.

Charity car rally from Witney to France in £120,000 bonanza

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CAR rally from Witney to its French twin town Le Touquet raised £120,000 for charity, organisers have confirmed.

Roundabout looks blooming lovely, says town councillor

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WALLINGFORD town councillor Ros Lester has said Wallingford’s model castle in a roundabout is looking blooming wonderful despite some naysayers.

UPDATE: Man with tuberculosis goes missing in Oxford

The Oxford Times:

8:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 49-year-old man with a contagious disease has gone missing.

Van overturns in Jack Straw's Lane, Oxford

The Oxford Times:

7:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A van has overturned in Marston, Oxford tonight, according to eyewitnesses.

Barton residents consider forming parish council

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BARTON residents are hoping to create a parish council to help bring the community together.

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.

Student hostel plan worry for residents

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.

Music festival offers mix of styles to crowds at the pub

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUNDREDS of residents flocked to Drayton for the village’s fifth annual music festival.

Cars are the stars as giants roll into palace

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE A-Team’s iconic van was at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Sunday as part of a feast of classic American vehicles.

Memorial football match raises £2,600 for charity

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than £2,600 was raised at a memorial event for a Wallingford football stalwart.

American sounds ring out in garden

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHILDREN and adults danced to American music at a mini festival in an Oxford pub garden.




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