An absence of harmony

The Oxford Times: Councillor James Fry in Dragon Lane

12:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Reg Little on why The Dragon's plans for a new music school are proving contentious

Commoners vs. College - the grazing rights dispute

The Oxford Times: Wolvercote Commoners Michael Buck, left, and Jonathan Gittos

12:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Wolvercote Commoners are angry with St. John's College, Oxford, for selling grazing right. Reg Little reports

Mindfulness could make a difference to depression

The Oxford Times: Pictured are, from left, midwife Annie Williams, midwife Kim Paul, Dr. Warriner and midwife Nicki Wiggins

11:58am Thursday 10th April 2014

Matt Oliver looks into the new 'mindfulness' technique to teach new parents how to cope with the stress around childbirth

Mel Houldershaw is Oxford's singing survivor

The Oxford Times: Mel at home

10:59am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Nicola Lisle talks to a local music teacher and founder of East Oxford Community Choir

Longest serving War Poet

The Oxford Times: Edmund Blunden in military uniform

11:57am Thursday 27th March 2014

Reg Little on a poetry event where the star attraction will be a 68-year-old retired teacher

Learning lessons together

The Oxford Times: Professor Ian Menter

11:09am Thursday 20th March 2014

Reg Little reports on the progress of a scheme to raise achievement in city primary schools

Tony Benn - 'Bogeyman' and Burford

The Oxford Times: The late, great Tony Benn looks characteristically thoughtful at Levellers Day in Burford in 2001

11:07am Thursday 20th March 2014

Reg Little on the late Tony Benn’s relationship with Oxford and a town in the Tory heartland of West Oxfordshire

Childish Things celebrates ten years of major names and fun for the best of causes

The Oxford Times: James Corden and Miranda Hart

1:34pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Reg Little looks back at a glorious decade of Childish Things, the acclaimed comedy and music fundraiser for East Oxford hospice Helen and Douglas House

Protecting the pollinators

The Oxford Times: Tom Allen-Stevens on his Faringdon farm

1:29pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Matt Oliver on the efforts being made in Oxfordshire to halt the worrying decline in the bee population

Tragic death of a rugby superstar

The Oxford Times: Ronald Poulton Palmer scores against France

2:20pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Reg Little tells the story of Ronald Poulton Palmer, one of the rugby greats of his day

John Lloyd has had a quite interesting career

The Oxford Times: John Lloyd pictured at the offices of The Oxford Times this week

11:19am Thursday 20th February 2014

Reg Little talks to John Lloyd, the creator of Blackadder, QI and Spitting Image

Shrouded in myth no more

The Oxford Times: The Turin Shroud - exposed as a medieval forgery at Oxford University

11:33am Thursday 13th February 2014

Richard Corfield on the role that Oxford played in exposing the Turin Shroud as a fake

City's 'second Castle Mill'

The Oxford Times: Concern: Peter Thompson of Oxford Civic Society, in Holywell Cemetery

11:26am Thursday 13th February 2014

Reg Little on the row that is brewing over the planned building of student flats in a conservation area of Oxford

Free thinking and populist - interview with Nigel Warburton

The Oxford Times: Free thinking and populist - interview with Nigel Warburton

11:46am Thursday 6th February 2014

Matt Oliver talks to an East Oxford man seeking to bring philosophy to the masses

Off The Rails - I wouldn't commute with me

11:22am Thursday 6th February 2014

Dominic Utton is not offended that people try to avoid him

Looking ahead to the reopening of Oxford University's Museum of Natural History

The Oxford Times: The famous interior of the Museum of Natural History as the wrapping came off exhibits such as the iguanodon last month

11:18am Thursday 6th February 2014

"Jewel is restored and ready" Reg Little reports

Less cash, more freedom?

The Oxford Times: Nick Clegg signs off the City Deal sitting next to Greg Clark, the Cities Minister

11:15am Thursday 6th February 2014

Reg Little meets Nick Clegg and attempts to find out more about the snappily-titled Oxford & Oxfordshire City Deal

Danah Zohar - The science of capitalism

The Oxford Times: Danah Zohar - The science of capitalism

11:16am Thursday 30th January 2014

Gill Oliver talks to a woman said to have one of the finest business brains in the world

Hugh Trevor-Roper - A man defined by Hitler

The Oxford Times: Hugh Trevor-Roper - A man defined by Hitler

11:14am Thursday 30th January 2014

Reg Little on a new book that might lead to a reassessment of Hugh Trevor-Roper

A fine dam plan for A34?

The Oxford Times: Tom Ballance looks out over flooding on the A34

11:10am Thursday 30th January 2014

With politicians asking the PM to back a flood channel Reg Little reports on an unusual alternative proposal

Farewell Pete Seeger

2:07pm Thursday 30th January 2014

MUSIC-lovers were shocked on Tuesday to learn of the death of legendary folk artist Pete Seeger.

Interview - John Retallack: Bubbling with enthusiasm

The Oxford Times: John Retallack surveys the view from a college window

10:44am Friday 24th January 2014

Christopher Gray talks to the respected artistic figure about his new role at Ruskin

Sir Chris Chataway - Forever associated with a breezy day in May 1954

The Oxford Times: Chris Chataway gets the BBC Sports Personality of the Year trophy from Roger Bannister

11:56am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Reg Little on the role of the late Sir Chris Chataway in one of Oxford’s greatest days

From Monaco to Appleton: interview with Oxfordshire artist Marcus Hodge

The Oxford Times: From Monaco to Appleton: interview with Oxfordshire artist Marcus Hodge

2:05pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Gill Oliver talks to an acclaimed Oxfordshire artist known for his work with animals

Bright days ahead for solar

The Oxford Times: Catherine Strickland, from Thrings, and George Paton, from WebbPaton, at the site of the East Hanney solar farm

10:35am Thursday 16th January 2014

Reg Little talks to the people behind proposals for the largest solar farm seen in the UK

Stepping into the breach - interview with actor Michael Hadley

The Oxford Times: Powerful figure: Michael Hadley as the Archbishop of Canterbury in Henry V

1:35pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Christopher Gray meets a prolific actor appearing in Shakespeare in the West End

Getting it right for Richard III

The Oxford Times: Dr. Alexandra Buckle

12:51pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Reg Little meets an academic who found a document showing the correct way to conduct a royal reburial

Off the rails: My tips to end the wails on the rails

12:45pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Dominic Utton finds ways to cope with the hassles of travel

Creation theatre: supporters help company fight back from the brink

The Oxford Times: Fierce: Alistair Barron (Aslan) backstage before a performance of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at the North Wall Theatre

11:54am Thursday 9th January 2014

Debbie Waite on how a St Clements-based charity is repaying the generosity of the people who came to its rescue

Inside the 'new' Bodleian

The Oxford Times: Inside the new atrium with Reg Little, right, the Bodleian’s Toby Kirtley, left, and project manager Stewart Basham

1:17pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Reg Little takes a tour of what will become the Weston Library as it nears completion

Professor Michael Sullivan - A great Chinese collection

The Oxford Times: Michael Sullivan with a piece from his collection

1:13pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Damian Fantato on the Ashmolean’s acquisition of the art collection of Professor Michael Sullivan

A tour of the former home of C.S. Lewis

The Oxford Times: Back in Narnia: Douglas Gresham at The Kilns last month

4:20pm Thursday 5th December 2013

Reg Little takes a tour with the great author’s stepson

Oxford Martin School: HQ for Oxford's revolution

The Oxford Times: Significant ambition: Professor Ian Goldin outside the school

4:14pm Thursday 5th December 2013

Damian Fantato takes a look behind the scenes at the Oxford Martin School, where all the big issues are pondered

Profile: author Angus Wilson -'The great unknown novelist'

The Oxford Times: Writer: Angus Wilson

12:25pm Thursday 21st November 2013

Mark Davies on Angus Wilson, ‘one of Britain's greatest late 20th-century writers’

Oxfordshire pilots adoption scheme

The Oxford Times: Helen and Chris Kendrick with their adopted children

3:53pm Friday 15th November 2013

Thousands of children a year are put up for adoption. Many are not placed. Debbie Waite reports

Head of Oxford Brookes’s school of hospitality management, Donald Sloan: 'As hospitable as expected'

The Oxford Times: Head of Oxford Brookes’s school of hospitality management, Donald Sloan: 'As hospitable as expected'

3:51pm Friday 15th November 2013

Christopher Gray has lunch with the head of Oxford Brookes’s school of hospitality management

Author and Parliamentary archivist Caroline Shenton: Documenting the hot topics

Gill Oliver talks to a West Oxfordshire author and archivist at the Houses of Parliament

Wistful about 'wow factor'

The Oxford Times: Steve Burgess with the Castle Mound behind him

10:48am Friday 1st November 2013

Steve Burgess tells Reg Little about Oxford's attitude to science and a missed opportunity

From occupation to Oxford

The Oxford Times: From occupation to Oxford

10:38am Friday 1st November 2013

Interview: Frank Wolff

The road that never was

The Oxford Times: Geoffrey Jellicoe, pointing, shows off his road running from Iffley Road, right corner, across the Cherwell and Thames water meadows

12:58pm Friday 25th October 2013

Damian Fantato looks back at a road bid that was rejected, but which changed the way city heritage is protected

Secrets of the Jewish quarter

The Oxford Times: Jon Rowland, president of the Oxford Jewish Congregation, and Dr Evie Kemp, from Oxford Jewish Heritage, examine the doorway that leads to underground tunnels connecting the homes of the Jewish quarter

12:53pm Friday 25th October 2013

Reg Little on a new Town Hall exhibition and a network of underground tunnels in the city

Self-help from the stands

The Oxford Times: Daniel Freeman

11:11am Friday 18th October 2013

Gill Oliver talks to the Watford FC-supporting Oxford University Professor of Clinical Psychology

Total **** or just a joke?

The Oxford Times: Chipping Norton during the recent jazz festival

11:02am Friday 18th October 2013

Coming from Morecambe, you might have thought that Sam Jordison would have been mildly impressed by Oxford.

Douglas Boyd: New artistic direction ahead for Garsington Opera

The Oxford Times: Douglas Boyd

2:13pm Friday 11th October 2013

Nicola Lisle talks to the man in charge of Garsington Opera about what the future holds

Guy Fletcher: The music man from Wantage

The Oxford Times: Guy Fletcher

2:09pm Friday 11th October 2013

Nick Dent-Robinson talks to songwriter Guy Fletcher about his years in the music industry

Profile: Professor Lord John Krebs 'Providing food for thought'

The Oxford Times: Profile: Professor Lord John Krebs

4:23pm Friday 4th October 2013

Gill Oliver talks to the former FSA chairman on saying it straight and upsetting organic farmers

Dame Fiona Caldicott: A matter of confidentiality

The Oxford Times: Dame Fiona Caldicott

4:09pm Friday 4th October 2013

Reg Little talks to Dame Fiona Caldicott about her major National Health Service review

Profile: Sculptor Rosamond Lloyd

The Oxford Times: Rosamond Lloyd with earlier pieces of her work

5:06pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Gill Oliver talks to an Oxfordshire sculptor whose work will be exhibited in London this autumn

Richard Dawkins 'A hunger to debate the bigger questions'

The Oxford Times: Debate: Richard Dawkins

4:57pm Thursday 19th September 2013

REG LITTLE talks to Richard Dawkins at his North Oxford home and finds him as combative as ever

Rick Stein looks back with both pride and pain

The Oxford Times: Stein looks back with pride and pain

5:07pm Thursday 12th September 2013

REG LITTLE talks to Rick Stein about his early life in West Oxfordshire and his time at Oxford University ahead of his appearance at the Blenheim Palace Literary Festival

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