Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

The Oxford Times: traffic jam

7:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Cassington teen toasts her 18th with a year of charitable projects

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MOST teenagers celebrate their 18th birthday with a night on the town but Kizzy Horgan decided to mark it by starting 12 months of charity projects.

Oxford's Lord Mayor gives ancient city walls the once-over

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NOT crumbling too much and graffiti free: Oxford’s ancient city walls were given a clean bill of health in yesterday’s traditional inspection.

Oxfordshire bid for record Poppy Appeal total to mark centenary of start of First World War

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE in Oxfordshire are being urged to help break the £500,000 barrier for the first time as this year’s Poppy Appeal is launched today.

Faringdon comes third in ranking of 'hotspot' places for families to live

The Oxford Times: Faringdon Folly Tower Open Day

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FARINGDON is the third best place for families to live in England and Wales, a new report claims.

More Oxfordshire churches ‘at risk’ says heritage group

The Oxford Times: DISTINCTIVE: The English Heritage flag will be flown most of the time

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Eight Oxfordshire churches have been added to English Heritage’s Heritage at Risk register.

Hook Norton farm trailers stolen

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Food trailers were stolen from a Hook Norton farm over Tuesday night and yesterday morning.

Oxford University opens cancer research institute

The Oxford Times: university of oxford logo

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A cancer research institute will open at Oxford University today.

An emotional gathering on what would have been Witney schoolgirl Liberty Baker's 15th birthday

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LIBERTY Baker’s family and friends gathered at her grave yesterday to mark what would have been her 15th birthday.

Police investigate Marston dog attack

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A criminal investigation has been launched after a man was bitten by a dog as he came to the rescue of a woman in Marston, Oxfod.

‘Mr Scouting’ Reg Hayes, 99, dies after 87 years’ loyal service

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

REG Hayes, believed to be Britain’s longest serving Scout, has died at the age of 99.

New Bishop of Oxford will live outside city as current £10m house deemed too expensive

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FOR decades, the Bishop of Oxford has lived in a North Oxford property worth millions.

East of Woodstock homes consultation ‘should be including Oxford Airport bosses’

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AIRPORT bosses should have been consulted ahead of plans to build up to 1,500 homes east of Woodstock, a resident told councillors yesterday.

Developers to be asked to return cash for A40 road project at Witney

The Oxford Times: Ian Hudspeth

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUNCIL boss wants to retrieve millions of pounds handed back to developers for a new junction on the A40 at Witney.

Charity concert will honour Oxford's famous Dr Radcliffe

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MUSICAL medics are tuning up for a concert to commemorate pioneering Oxford physician Dr John Radcliffe.

‘Yes’ to plan for 24,000 more homes in Cherwell District Council area

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE could be 24,445 new homes built across the Cherwell District Council area after councillors voted to approve modifications to the local plan.

Badger cull protest in Oxford to be held this weekend

The Oxford Times: Badger (11754077)

6:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A protest against the culling of badgers will go through Oxford on Saturday.

Judge criticises CPS after trial postponement

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “catastrophic failure” by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) which caused a trial to be put off until next year.

Oxfordshire finds cash to meet cost of free school lunches

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CASH to balance the books on bringing in free school meals for all primary school pupils has been secured.

MP praises work tackling bone issues

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORD MP Nicola Blackwood has praised city researchers for their work in tackling osteoporosis.

Confusion over future of West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 team amid threats of legal action

The Oxford Times: Tony Fernandes

12:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONFUSION surrounded the future of the troubled West Oxfordshire-based Caterham F1 motor racing team tonight as former boss Tony Fernandes faces legal action by the current 'owners'.

High praise for Oxfordshire's fire and rescue service

The Oxford Times:

12:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S fire service has been praised following an independent peer review.

First Days At School: Buy a souvenir of your little one's start to primary

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS month in your Oxford Mail has been our annual First Days of School supplements, pictorial souvenirs of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

Three women sentenced for running a brothel in Jericho

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THREE women who ran an ‘efficient and professional’ brothel in an upmarket Oxford street were sentenced yesterday.

Oxford University actors stretch gender limits

The Oxford Times:

10:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAY written by the director of hit film In Bruges will be performed by Oxford University students next week.

Ancient woods are as pretty as a picture

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE changing face of Shotover through the seasons has been captured in a new exhibition.

Uffington post office burgled

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cigarettes and tobacco were stolen during a burglary at the post office in Uffington last week.

Oxford city centre bank card skimmer is jailed

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FRAUDSTER who used a card skimming device at a cash machine to steal money from a woman’s bank account has been jailed.

Earl of Oxford becomes newest hereditary peer in House of Lords

The Oxford Times: Tourists take photographs in Radcliffe Square, Oxford

7:13pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Earl of Oxford and Asquith has become the newest hereditary peer to join the House of Lords. 

Demolition paves the way for new Waitrose to open

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Waitrose store on Oxford’s Botley Road could be open by the middle of next year after the demolition of the existing building was given the go-ahead.

South Hinksey pub’s new beginning toasted by punters and MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS in South Hinksey were joined by their MP on Saturday to raise a glass to their new pub.

Naming row won’t harm new business

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YOU might have thought that you’d be on to a safe bet to put the name Oxford into the title of a new city business.

Exhibition shines a light on the Moon

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIFTY-FIVE years on from man’s first steps on the Moon the brightest object in the night sky continues to fascinate people here on Earth.

Man taken to hospital after four vehicles crash on A34 slip road

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

3:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision north of Oxford this morning.

Pupils go to pieces to create park’s new inspirational mosaic

The Oxford Times:

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ASPIRING artists have brought a touch of ancient Rome to rural Wantage.

Britain's 'longest serving' Scout, Reg Hayes, has died aged 99

The Oxford Times: Reg Hayes

1:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REG Hayes, Britain's longest serving Scout has died.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

New breed of Oxford musical legends line up for unique gig

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SOME of Oxford’s best-known musicians are coming together for a lively night of music, organised by the Oxford Mail + listen to new tune here...

Didcot rocking to the sound of an Oxjam fundraiser

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DIDCOT rocked out over the weekend to raise money for a good cause.

Homes growth fuels bid for more advice centre helpers

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAJOR increase in homes in the Wantage and Grove area will put even more pressure on an advice centre, its new chairman is warning.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

Police want to speak to a woman who claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN who approached a passer-by and claimed she was the victim of a sexual offence in the early hours of Saturday is being sought by police.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Oxford University staff vote to strike

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

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Academic staff at Oxford University and Ruskin College have voted for industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Frideswide Square redevelopment designs approved

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Designs for the redevelopment of Frideswide Square in Oxford were approved yesterday.

New method to pay for infrastructure

The Oxford Times: south oxfordshire district council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council bosses are looking to introduce a new method to make developers pay for infrastructure upgrades like roads.

Blackbird Leys toilets loo-king better now

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished.

Brookes' beauty aims to be crowned Miss Great Britain

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Oxfordshire beauty queen is setting her sights on becoming this year’s Miss Great Britain.

Iron Age mirror found in Didcot to be given its first display

The Oxford Times: Didcot Iron Age mirror on display

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A rare Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot will go on display this weekend.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.



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