Kids’ stream of learning in floating class

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS swapped their primary school for a “floating classroom” on the Thames in a trial which could be copied across the county.

Breaking news Major delays on First Great Western trains after lightning strike

The Oxford Times: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

A lightning strike has damaged equipment causing severe delays to First Great Western trains. 

Jordan Tabor: Ex-Chelsea youth player's mother says he was their life

The Oxford Times:

6:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE mother of former Chelsea youth player Jordan Tabor has paid tribute to her son who died on holiday in Turkey on Wednesday.

Weather warning for Oxfordshire this evening

The Oxford Times: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

6:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

A YELLOW weather warning has been issued by the Met Office after showers were forecast for tonight.

Days of game being for toffs only are lawn gone

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE game of croquet is traditionally seen as a pastime for rich country estate owners and their notable friends, but as ANNABaL BAGDI reports, more and more people from all walks of life are taking up the sport, which was shaped in rural Oxfordshire and has been immortalised in print and popular culture by Oxford-born author Lewis Carroll

Hospitals’ £4m boost

The Oxford Times: oxford university trust hospitals logo

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

The county’s hospital authority will continue to run a city research centre after winning a £4m contract.

Man charged with 156 offences at Witney company after police pick him up in Spain

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 40-year-old man arrested in Spain has been charged with 156 theft and fraud offences said to have taken place at a company in Witney. 

Breaking news Man arrested on suspicion of prostitution offences

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 40-year-old Oxford man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of prostitution offences.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th 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. 

Red Arrows wow crowds with stunning aces high display

The Oxford Times:

7:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

SKIES across Wallingford played host to an amazing Red Arrows display.

Lovers’ well for king’s fair maiden needs a bit of TLC

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A LOVERS’ well, said to be created by a medieval king for his mistress, needs major restoration work at Blenheim Palace.

Traffic system aims to ease school problem

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A ONE-WAY system is to be set up outside Eynsham Primary School from September to alleviate traffic problems.

Breaking news Update: Fiaz Munshi has been jailed for 13 years for manslaughter + Judge's remarks

The Oxford Times:

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

FIAZ Munshi has been jailed for 13 years after she was found guilty of being involved in an arson attack which killed two children. 

Stalwart Ron’s police volunteer award

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

HE is often the first face troubled people see when they look for help.

Breaking news Jayden trial: Jury fails to reach a verdict in the case of Jake Blakeley

The Oxford Times:

12:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

The jury in the Jayden Parkinson trial has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict on Jake Blakeley.

Resistance to Muslim’s idea to ban the burka

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MUSLIM centre has launched a national campaign to ban the burka in Britain.

Fundraising day to thank hospital staff

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

SIXTEEN months ago, Tessa Jack faced every parents’ nightmare when her six-week-old son died.

Launton's married vicars to conduct first baptism - for their own child

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A BAPTISM will be a real family affair on Sunday when two married vicars baptise the first baby in their new church – their own daughter.

Chelsea FC pay tribute to footballer who dies after hotel fall on holiday

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A FORMER Chelsea youth player from Oxford, described as the life and soul of the party, has died while on holiday in Turkey.

Cricket tribute to former Dragon School pupil Felix

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Friday 25th July 2014

CRICKET teammates of Felix Byam-Shaw paid tribute to him before an Oxfordshire Under-14s game against Shropshire on Wednesday .

Museum starts appeal to retain rare mirror

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Friday 25th July 2014

A RARE Iron Age artefact discovered near Didcot may be allowed to leave the country unless £33,000 is raised by a Woodstock museum.

Mind the gap... there’s a £50m shortfall in funding + video that flies over and through the scheme

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A £50m funding gap in the Oxford Railway Station redevelopment is “bridgeable”, council bosses have said.

Spate of blazes prompts a fire safety warning

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE fire service has issued a warning to the public to take extra care in the hot weather after a spate of blazes in the countryside.

Church couple’s faith in each other is keystone of marriage

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIXTY years ago today, Janette and Douglas Holvey said ‘I do’ in the very room they first met – in a church in Lime Walk, Headington.

Meeting of cultures at youth arts event

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

HUNDREDS of young people from across the world got a warm welcome from Oxford teenagers at the city’s third international youth arts festival.

New festival captures all life through a lens

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY has been rooted in Oxford’s history ever since pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot took his famous photographs here during the 1840s.

Council stalwart was twice elected Mayor

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN who was twice elected Mayor of Witney and served as a councillor for more than 10 years has died aged 68.

Volunteers are praised for helping pupils read

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS who have helped children in Oxfordshire learn to read for the past decade have been praised for their dedication.

Police tape off flat off Botley Road in West Oxford

The Oxford Times:

2:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Police are guarding a flat off Botley Road in West Oxford today following an incident.

Pupils asked to create a vision

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been asked to create a vision of the future for a business park.

Dental surgery gets facelift after boiler flood

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF at a Witney dental practice thought they had got away without being flooded during wet weather earlier this year.

Popular car-sharing scheme drives its way to top award

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SOCIAL enterprise Co-Wheels, which runs car clubs in East and South Oxford, Cowley and Headington, has won a top award.

Two car dealerships announce expansion with new sites

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO major motor dealers in the county are expanding with new purpose-built sites.

Swimmer’s dream fulfilled with help from jelly babies

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MEDICAL student who swam 21 miles across the Channel has told how jelly babies and a determination to raise money for charity got her through the gruelling challenge.

Hairdresser jailed for three years for ‘iPhone stun gun’

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD who had a taser disguised as an iPhone in his home has been jailed for three years.

Scales of Justice

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

17 cases recently heard at Banbury and Oxford Magistrates Courts

Jayden trial: Jury sent out to continue considering its verdict

The Oxford Times: Jayden Parkinson

10:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEMBERS of the jury in the Ben Blakeley have been sent out to continue considering its verdict. 

Prayers for ex-Gaza Scholar and family

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MOURNERS gathered for a vigil to remember the family of former Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholar Hassan Al Hallaq.

Update: Buses terminating early due to city centre roadworks

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

10:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

BUS services will be terminating early until further notice after “severe” traffic delays hit Oxford city centre this morning .

It’s a right royal drama

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

DAYS after Downton Abbey moved out of the county, a new American TV crew with a noble theme has moved in. But it could not be more different.

Watch: New video of the proposed £75m Oxford railway and bus stations

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE future of Oxford’s train station is being unveiled today, including a new video, and has been hailed as a big step towards the city getting the integrated transport hub it needs.

Association could face legal action over community centre

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

OXFORD City Council has instructed its lawyers to help it take back one of its community centres.

Posh boys join hip parade for charity

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

WATCHING 15 Oxford students sway and sing on the steps of the Radcliffe Camera to Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie is not an everyday sight.

‘Doing nothing is not an option’, leader tells transport meeting

The Oxford Times: Ian Hudspeth

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE leader of the county council addressed residents about his plans for the county’s transport system in the last of a series of public meeting.

Planning begins on city’s flood channel route

The Oxford Times: Allotments off Botley Road in Oxford inundated with flood water yesterday as levels kept rising                                             Picture: Lee Ingram

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

COUNCIL officials were taken around Oxford yesterday to look at potential routes for a new flood relief channel.

Bus delays over works

The Oxford Times: Stagecoach bus

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

Water works on the High Street outside Magdalen College mean buses will be delayed, Stagecoach Oxford has warned.

Teacher is charged with sexual offences

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A former Carmel College teacher has been charged with a series of sexual offences.

Meeting over estate

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

The developer of the proposed 900-home Barton Park development will update councillors on its progress tonight.

Killer to be sentenced

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Convicted double child killer Fiaz Munshi  is due to be sentenced tomorrow at Oxford Crown Court.

Singers silenced as church organ goes up in smoke

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

WHEN the organ at St Mary’s Church, Witney, started smoking in the middle of a hymn, the congregation was stunned into silence.



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