King Alfred headteacher’s dreams start to take shape

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE new headteacher of King Alfred’s Academy, Wantage, has said the school should have moved from three sites to two “five years ago”.

Breaking news Escaped prisoner arrested in Oxford

The Oxford Times:

2:25pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An escaped prisoner was arrested in Oxford this morning along with a man and a woman.

Leafield tree that the PM tried to save gets the chop

The Oxford Times:

12:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN 87-year-old tree, which Prime Minister David Cameron tried to save, was cut down in Leafield village on Monday.

New ‘Victim’s Law’ to help witnesses in sex trial cases is welcomed by Oxford and Abindon MP

The Oxford Times: Nicola Blackwood

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN OXFORD MP has welcomed changes to the court system that would have helped victims of the Oxford grooming gang give evidence.

‘Jargon just a pain in the knowledge spine’

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WOLVERCOTE residents have accused Oxford City Council of using jargon to make commenting on its Northern Gateway proposals “as hard as possible”.

Cave drawings inspire artists

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SOME heartfelt artworks will be on show at Wantage Art Group’s next exhibition.

Breaking news Accident in north Oxford causes delays

The Oxford Times: A40 alert

10:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Two cars have been involved in a crash in North Oxford this morning.

Riot Club film ‘not like real Oxford student life’

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FILM inspired by the notorious Bullingdon Club reflects real life at Oxford University no more than Morse reflects city crime rates, it has been claimed.

VOTE: What does Oxfordshire think about Scottish independence?

The Oxford Times: Which way will Scotland vote?

9:16am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Scotland will vote on splitting from the United Kingdom on Thursday but we want to know what you think. Vote here 

Police drugs team cracking the gangs who train in city

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

NEARLY a quarter of a million pounds worth of heroin and cocaine has been taken off street dealers in Oxford so far this year.

Fairground proves a feast of fun for everyone

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS held on tight and screamed on this exciting ride at the Witney Feast funfair.

Breaking news Update: Man arrested in connection with attack in Blackbird Leys which leaves man in his 30s in hospital

The Oxford Times:

6:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 24-year-old man remains in custody following an attack on a man in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Campaign to save theatre wardrobe is gathering pace

The Oxford Times: In costume for the village festival in 1970

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN ONLINE campaign has raised more than £1,000 to try to save the financially troubled Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe (ODW).

MP’s replacement sought

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Man, 24, is arrested after alleged assault

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 24-year-old man has been arrested over an assault on a man in his 30s in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Girl who losts her limbs to meningitis now has house ramps, new toilet and shower at home

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SIX-year-old Charlotte Nott has a new-found independence after a £40,000 refurbishment to her home means she can get about without help from her mum.

Cannabis grower is spared a prison term

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 45-year-old Barton man caught growing cannabis has been spared jail.

New bus link will ease scientists’ journeys

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW bus service will transport thousands of students and staff between Oxford University’s science corridor and the John Radcliffe Hospital in just half the time current journeys take.

Man is charged on raids

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man with no fixed address has been charged with five burglaries in Oxford, Kennington and Weston-on-the-Green.

Electric fault starts fire

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An electrical fault caused fire crews to be called on Monday night.

Witney’s Langdale Hall up for sale

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WITNEY town centre hall has been put up for sale after being valued at more than £750,000.

African project will benefit from Oxfam

The Oxford Times: 'Arias for a Summer Evening'

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHARITY art event will be held in Oxford next Thursday to support an Oxfam project in Niger.

Eco-town donation

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BICESTER eco-town developers A2Dominion have donated £5,000 to charity groups in the town.

Section of man’s ear bitten off in Witney bar fight

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man bit off another man’s ear during a fight in Norton’s Cafe Bar in Langdale Court at about 11.30pm on Saturday.

Accused tells court he was not talking about drugs in recording

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man accused of being part of a £1.3m drugs conspiracy told jurors he cannot remember what he was talking about when he was recorded speaking about “coke” to a drug dealer.

Hundreds of new sayings recorded for posterity in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PHRASES once made popular by newspapers now go viral after appearing online, according to the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Inquiry over use of Taser in station drama

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE were unable to confirm whether a knife-wielding man who scaled a signal gantry at Banbury Station on Monday was hit by a Taser fired at him by officers.

Poor miss out on pregnancy care

The Oxford Times: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background with the wording in full Oxford University

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POORER women are less likely to receive care during pregnancy than richer women, researchers from Oxford University have said.

Health trust trying to learn lessons from mum’s death

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SON has said his mother may still be alive today if mental health staff had been better at communicating.

Kidlington dancer Charlotte’s in a winning lyrical spin

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AGED just 12, Charlotte Boyce’s dance talents are clear for all to see.

County Show has something for everyone, not just farmers

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOU certainly cannot blame the organisers of the Thame Show for milking the town’s excitement.

Council lobby for increased pothole cash

The Oxford Times: Cllr Jean Fooks alongside a pothole at Carfax Tower in Oxford city centre, the third-worst location for compensation claims

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE county’s potholes will be brought to the Government’s attention as the council vowed to lobby for more cash.

Credit union expanding to help those outside Blackbird Leys

The Oxford Times: Jim Hewitt MBE

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CREDIT union is set to open up to people who live outside an Oxford estate for the first time.

Uni team discovers gene fault link to higher cancer risk

The Oxford Times: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

5:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CITY scientists have discovered why a gene fault could put one in six people at a higher risk of cancer.

‘Homes plan could save our club’

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE CHAIRMAN of a football club fearing closure believes the “sky is the limit” if it wins a new ground as part of plans to build 1,500 homes in Woodstock.

Young and old take a dip into nature at park event

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AFTER more than two decades showing the wonders of nature, East Oxford’s Boundary Brook Nature Park is still going strong.

Quilters put on generous spread for charity

The Oxford Times:

7:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROUNDABOUT Quilters will raffle off colourful duvets for Christian Aid this weekend at the annual Kidlington Flower Festival.

Longtime resident unveils park’s hidden historic past

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BRENDA Horwood has lived in the same house in Marlborough Road for 86 years so she knows a bit about South Oxford’s history.

County moots merger for two schools in the village

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANS are afoot to merge a Kidlington nursery with one of the village’s primary schools.

Volunteer is urging others to create community clubs

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BLACKBIRD Leys volunteer is so proud of her community groups that she hopes it will be copied in other parts of Oxford.

Beer and tea to toast last days of summer

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE seventh annual Binsey fete on Saturday was a success as villagers turned out for a last summer outing.

Organisers urge visitors to fete to unite against plans

The Oxford Times: vale of white horse logo

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

The third Botley Big Fete is set to be more ambitious and bigger than ever before.

Work ready to start on Milton Interchange ‘hamburger roundabout’

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORK on a £10m “hamburger roundabout” scheme to increase the capacity of a major junction on the A34 is set to start in just over a month.

Broken down vehicle blocks M40 slip road

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROKEN down vehicle is blocking one lane of an exit slip road off the M40 southbound.

Man charged with five counts of burglary

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with five counts of burglary in Oxford, Kennington and Weston on the Green.

Jewellery stolen from Carterton home

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

JEWELLERY was stolen in a burglary at a house in Alvescot Road, Carterton on Saturday .

Cherwell's Rubbish Guide to Christmas is a winner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RUBBISH campaign launched by Cherwell District Council to increase recycling rates has been given a top award.

Two-car collision causing delays on A44 between Oxford and Woodstock

The Oxford Times: a44 alert

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TWO-CAR collision is causing delays on the A44 southbound between Oxford and Woodstock.

Man bites off part of other man's ear in attack in Witney bar

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN bit off part of another man’s ear during a fight in Norton’s Cafe Bar in Langdale Court, Witney.

Charlton school celebrates its half-century milestone

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS were in order as a school marked half a century of educating youngsters.



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