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The magic of the samba takes hold at Blackbird Leys school

The Oxford Times:

10:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

YOUNGSTERS banged their drums with enthusiasm as they took part in a Brazilian samba workshop last week at Pegasus School, in Blackbird Leys.

My little Pony comes to life at village event

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

YOU’RE never too young to start making new friends, especially if they are as cute as this Shetland pony.

Green Belt review 'will not mean new housing'

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

9:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUNCIL boss has moved to quash concerns that a change in policy will lead to housing in Kidlington’s Green Belt.

Rector of Botley Road church wants to see flock brought in from the cold

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WORSHIPPERS at St Frideswide’s Church, in Botley Road, have been left out in the cold the last few winters due to the church’s temperamental heating system.

Breaking news Six people treated for injuries after four-vehicle collision in Marston

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOUR cars have crashed in Marston, blocking Cherwell Drive in both directions.

Organisers start wheels rolling for 2015 Cowley Road Carnival

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THIS year’s Cowley Road Carnival might still be a recent memory but organisers are already preparing for next year’s event.

Breaking news TRAFFIC: Delays around the ring road near Kennington roundabout

The Oxford Times:

5:49pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TRAFFIC is building up along Oxford's ring road near Kennington roundabout.

Children not alone in finding school tough

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HELEN WRIGHT finds out how parents confront a financial squeeze educating their offspring, while education chiefs choke on providing meals for all pupils under seven

Sir Tony calls time on 32-year career as an Oxfordshire MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

VETERAN Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry will stand down from Parliament at the next General Election, he has announced.

Lose some and win some for slimming-club champs

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TWO women from Blackbird Leys have been voted slimmers of the year at the local Slimming World group.

Breaking news UPDATE: Abingdon Road reopened after pedestrian seriously injured in collision

The Oxford Times:

1:31pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Abingdon Road has reopened after a pedestrian collided with a car.

Thieves steal safe in nighttime raid

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THIEVES stole a free-standing safe from a business in Thorney Leys Park in Witney. 

You’d be off your trolley to miss play at Oxford arts centre

The Oxford Times:

11:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MONEY is the focus of a new play at the North Wall Arts Centre next month.

Tenants evicted as Westgate site plans advance

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS in an Oxford block of flats have been told to leave by the end of the month to make way for the £400m Westgate redevelopment.

Complaints of bad behaviour dip across Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

10:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ANTI-social behaviour has fallen across Oxford in the last year with the number of reports in some areas falling by 31 per cent.

War Diaries - retreating as the Germans advance

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Continuing our series of extracts from the war diary of the 2nd Ox and Bucks Light infantry as the British Expeditionary Force was pushed back by the Germans

Vicar pulls out all stops to win Salford fete tug of war

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE REV James Kennedy pulled his weight at a village fete in the tradition annual tug of war competition.

One killed, two hurt in three-car smash near Brize Norton

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A PERSON was killed in a three-vehicle crash on the Witney Road near Brize Norton yesterday.

GBH at Bicester shopping village

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man has had his sentencing adjourned yesterday for causing grievous bodily harm in a shopping centre.

Breaking news Update: Cyclist taken to hospital after collision in London Road, Bicester

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LONDON Road in Bicester has reopened after a collision involving a car and a cyclist.

Farewell to Abingdon boy Skye Hall, who lived his short life to full

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IN the final hours of his life, brave youngster Skye Hall showed incredible strength and told people to remember to make the most of what they have.

Illegal drivers caught in police operation on Abingdon Road

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Six drivers using mobile phones and 12 not wearing a seatbelt were stopped by police yesterday.

Silent disco planned in memory of Liberty Baker

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Details have been announced for a silent disco to raise money for a memorial commemorating crash victim Liberty Baker.

Woodstock play areas open up

The Oxford Times: County Council leader Ian Hudspeth

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth will be the first person to go down a zip wire at a new children’s play area on Saturday.

Water firm calls on YOU to join the war on ‘fatbergs’

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

OXFORD’S water provider called on customers not to pour fat down the sink as part of its “war on fatbergs.”

All systems go for Frideswide Square revamp

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

INITIAL work began yesterday on the redevelopment of Frideswide Square.

Proposals for Chipping Norton homes revealed as part of West Oxfordshire Local Plan

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS in Chipping Norton were given a glimpse into what their town could look like in the future.

Man left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after golf club attack

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:31am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN was left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after being hit in the face with a golf club in Bicester.

Breaking news Police called to reports of cows blocking a road near Bletchingdon

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8:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ESCAPED cows were reported to be blocking a road near Bletchingdon this morning causing delays for drivers.

RAF job no child’s play for this reservist mum

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOR Cheryl Huntbach, the news isn’t just a source of information – it could show her where her next job will be.

Collect your parcels on a Sunday

The Oxford Times: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

People can now collect parcels from the East Oxford Royal Mail delivery office on Sundays.

Brookes to honour Sir Roger Bannister

The Oxford Times: Sir Roger Bannister with a copy of his autobiography Twin Tracks last month.  Picture: OX66519 Mark Hemsworth

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Roger Bannister will receive an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University tomorrow.

Breaking news Motorists already facing major delays in and out of Oxford this morning

The Oxford Times:

7:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THERE are already major delays around the Kennington roundabout this morning as works continue and the schools go back. 

Scheme helps Abingdon elderly make friends

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IT’S not just the residents of Ramsay Street who need good neighbours.

Buses get some F1 technology

The Oxford Times: Williams F1 Image by Craig Styles(C)

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMULA One team from Oxfordshire has been the inspiration behind a new fleet of low emission buses.

Gifts galore as Facebook appeal couple tie the knot

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUPLE who turned to Facebook for help to get married tied the knot at the weekend after being inundated with offers of support.

Golf club puts a defibrillator device in gym

The Oxford Times: Responder department manager Dick Tracey before his charity head, beard and moustache shave. Pictures: OX63860 Denis Kennedy

6:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A GOLF club near Faringdon has installed life-saving equipment after a man died there earlier this year.

Film crewman ‘went berserk’ and bit officer

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FILM crew worker has been jailed after a court heard he went "completely berserk" and attacked three police officers.

Councillor's resignation prompts call for council discussion

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COUNTY council leader Ian Hudspeth has called for a “serious discussion” about the role of councillors.

‘Teen broke her daughter’s leg’

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TEENAGER has gone on trial at Oxford Crown Court accused of breaking her baby daughter’s leg.

Council pledges to repair Marston pavement

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEARS have been raised that broken, uneven and cracked pavement slabs could lead to elderly people having falls.

Victoria Cross hero’s Oxford grave to be renovated by charity

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE grave of a Victoria Cross war hero is to be restored after a forces charity was alerted to its state by the Oxford Mail.

Last call for hospital staff award nominations

The Oxford Times: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NOMINATIONS close on Friday for the Oxford Mail and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Hospital Heroes awards.

Fewer than 1,000 places are left for Oxford half marathon

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEWER than 1,000 general entry places are left for the Oxford Half Marathon, with as many as 450 people signing up to take part every week.

Police car ends up in ditch after collision in East Hanney

The Oxford Times:

7:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE car ended up in a ditch following a collision with another car off Oxford Road, East Hanney, earlier today.

Breaking news Update: Elderly man died in two-car collision between Brize Norton and Curbridge

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

AN elderly man died after a collision between Brize Norton and Curbridge last night.

Music and food fans tuck in at Big Feastival

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

ROCK star Alex James and chef Jamie Oliver joined 16,000 festival-goers in hailing their Big Feastival “the best yet”.

County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

The Oxford Times: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Update: No candidate 'lined up' to take over from Banbury MP Tony Baldry who is standing down

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

11:06am Monday 1st September 2014

CONSERVATIVE Tony Baldry MP has announced he will stand down at the next General Election.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts




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