Driver admits death crash charge

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 39-year-old has admitted causing death by careless driving after a crash on the A34.

Election candidate lists to be announced tomorrow

The Oxford Times: Disaster banner ballot-box.jpg for the homepage

7:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Candidates standing for election across Oxfordshire this month will be announced tomorrow.

College expected to name new dean soon

The Oxford Times: MOVING ON: The Very Rev Dr Christopher Lewis in the Deanery garden

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Christ Church college is expected to announce a successor to dean Rev Christopher Lewis soon.

Serving up another summer festival of free table tennis

The Oxford Times: Simon Price, 16, with Oxford City Council's schools sports development officer, Margaret Stevens, at a table tennis table in Cutteslowe Park, North Oxford

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TABLE tennis is making a return to Oxford this summer after 21,000 people picked up their bats last year.

Pub buoyed by holiday customers

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WITNEY pub landlord who threatened to close if trade didn’t pick up said there were 50 per cent more visitors over the Easter weekend.

County's first rail station in 80 years is just the ticket

The Oxford Times: An artist's impression of the new station

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THIS is what the first railway station to be built in the county in almost 80 years will look like.

Network Rail admits 'considerable problems' with £1bn rail electrification project

The Oxford Times: Network Rail admits 'considerable problems' with £1bn rail electrification project

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NETWORK Rail has admitted to Wantage MP Ed Vaizey it has had “considerable problems” with its £1bn electrification project so far.

PM pays tribute to D-Day pilot's 'extraordinary bravery'

The Oxford Times: PM David Cameron met Leslie Valentine in 2012

6:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron and Sir Tony Baldry yesterday paid tribute to D-Day pilot Leslie Valentine, who died aged 95 on Monday.

Teachers vote for strike action during exam time

The Oxford Times: Gawain Little

6:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE delegates of the National Union for Teachers voted to stage another strike during exam time if the row with the Government over pay, pensions and conditions continues.

No bones about it, skeleton prize is a hit with pupils

The Oxford Times: CLOSER LOOK: Left to right, Research nurse Catherine McClinton, Eva Keeling, six; Amelia Stock, seven, and Lennon Hadland, seven, unwrap the skeleton for their school

6:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

IT is a slightly strange prize for winning an art competition, but children from Didcot’s Ladygrove Park Primary School yesterday got their hands on a skeleton that will be used to teach health at their school.

Report backs widow’s belief pollution caused lung cancer

The Oxford Times: Deborah Glass Woodin with her husband Mike Woodin after an election victory in 2000

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GREEN campaigner believes figures linking 276 deaths in Oxfordshire to air pollution are further proof that is what caused her city councillor husband’s fatal lung cancer.

‘Spend developer money on theatre’

The Oxford Times: Mayor of Wallingford Bernard Stone

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DEVELOPER cash should be spent not on a new piece of public art but on restoring Wallingford’s theatre, it has been argued.

Campaign to save pubs for community

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PUBS in West Oxfordshire could be protected under laws marking them as assets of community value.

Flutter by to see butterflies at the palace

The Oxford Times: Kia Hopewell Smith

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EXOTIC butterflies were given a helping hand by thrilled youngsters at Blenheim Palace.

Grove residents asked: ‘Help shape our blueprint for village life up to the year 2040’

The Oxford Times: Grove parish councillors Jean Nunn-Price, Stephen Dexter, vice-chariman Richard Ackers, Rodney Pollock, Bill Evans, Geoff Chown, chairman Frank Parnell, John Amys and Elisabeth Green holding the map Picture: OX66660 Antony Moore

5:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

GROVE in 2040 could have a population of 30,000, wind farms and fracking to reduce council tax and a leisure centre with an Olympic-size swimming pool.

Rallying call to make Risinghurst estate's fete the best yet

The Oxford Times: Risinghurst Fete committee members, from left, Margaret Taylor, Peter Jaques, Valerie Wells, Barbara Naylor, Mary Mault and Derek Taylor

10:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ORGANISERS have put out a rallying call to help make the estate’s annual fete the best yet.

Rose Hill regeneration project shortlisted for UK award

The Oxford Times: Members of Rose Hill Junior Youth Club celebrate the news

10:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A PROJECT in Rose Hill that supports communty projects and events has been shortlisted for a top award.

Community prepares to celebrate canal heritage

The Oxford Times: Maria Parsons with Tony Joyce, centre, of Jericho Living Heritage Trust and trustee and local historian, Mark Davies

9:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A community heritage project based around Oxford Canal is set to culminate after months of preparations.

Grant aids research on morris dancing family

The Oxford Times: Julie Kimber-Nicholson, left, and Cat Kelly with members of Headington Morris

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORRIS dancers have celebrated the launch of a history project into the life of a family famed for their love of the tradition.

Marching and music to mark St George's Day

The Oxford Times: Morris dancers

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE red cross will be flying throughout Oxfordshire tomorrow to mark St George’s Day.

Honouring the people giving back to society

The Oxford Times: Dee Sinclair

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE tireless and selfless efforts of ten people in volunteer and community work will tonight be honoured by Oxford’s Lord Mayor in a public ceremony.

Musicians sing out for Record Store Day

The Oxford Times: Tony Poole, left, and Robin Bennett perform at the Truck Store,

4:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE beauty of music was celebrated across the county as independent stores put on live shows for Record Store Day.

Burglar steals Afghanistan and Iraq war medals

The Oxford Times: The Iraq medal

12:42pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WAR medals have been stolen by a burglar who smashed through patio doors to raid a home.

Big crowds will be standing up to cancer

The Oxford Times: A trip to London is being held to raise money for Cancer Research UK

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MORE than 400 people will pound through Wantage in a sea of pink on Sunday to stand up to cancer.

Nature centre hosts its first eco-friendly music festival

The Oxford Times: From left, festival organisers Joe Jennings, Lauren Dean, Rachel Ruscombe-King and Nicholas O’Brien

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A POPULAR nature centre near Oxford will be hosting a music festival this summer.

First pictures of what new Oxford Parkway railway station will look like

The Oxford Times: An artist's impression of the new Oxford Parkway station

9:56am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THESE are the images of what the new Oxford Parkway Station will look like.

Festival’s choc full of things to see and eat

The Oxford Times: Jessica Fraser, 12 and her brother Nathan, eight, eye up spread of goodies at the Oxford Chocolate Festival in the Town Hall, with their aunt Janice Gregory

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TUMBLING chocolates, stacks of goodies and mouthwatering marvels greeted visitors at the Oxford Chocolate Festival.

New teaching union chief’s fight against child poverty

The Oxford Times: Geoff Branner

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WITNEY teacher elected as president of a national union says he has to give breakfast to pupils in his school.

Autumn start date for long-awaited revamp of Frideswide Square

The Oxford Times: County council leader Ian Hudspeth in Frideswide Square

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE work to revamp Oxford’s notorious Frideswide Square bottleneck will start in the Autumn.

Teen to answer bail over i-Phone robbery

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A teenager is due to answer police bail today after a 12-year-old boy suffered a head injury in a knifepoint robbery.

Car assault inquiries continue

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 23-year-old man is due to answer bail today after a woman was hit by a car following an argument with a driver.

Police helicopter used in search for car crash victim

The Oxford Times: Police helicopter above Weaverham on look out for 'vulnerable' woman

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The police helicopter was used to help find a driver feared to have been injured in a car crash in Witney. Police officers were also involved in a ground search at about 2.20am yesterday. Police said last night the driver was later found safe and well, but refused to give further details.

Phone robbery case goes to crown court

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A man is due to go on trial at Oxford Crown Court today charged with robbing a teenage boy.

'Hop it' sailors tell family's pet rabbit

The Oxford Times: Romeo the rabbit

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ROMEO the rabbit is one unhappy Easter bunny.

Mum sets herself a healthy challenge

The Oxford Times: Neil and Anneliese Giggins, with three-year-old Isaac and Oliver, 17 months

8:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IT’S the dilemma for the busy modern family – you want to put the healthiest food on the table but time often means choosing pre-prepared meals.

Chinnor care home nurse admits assaulting resident, 86

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

8:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CARE home nurse could face jail after admitting assaulting an 86-year-old resident.

Accused answers bail over Bicester armed robbery

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 22-year-old man is due to answer bail today in connection with an armed robbery at a bookmakers.

Thunderbirds creator's life is celebrated

The Oxford Times: Gerry Anderson

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE first annual convention celebrating the life of Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson took place over the weekend.

Cyclist taken to hospital after collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital yesterday after a collision with a car in the city centre.

Police dogs and helicopter chase

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE dogs and a helicopter were deployed in the search for people who fled after a road crash.

Crash death inquest

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN inquest will be held at 11.30am today at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court in Oxford into the death of a man whose car left the road and hit a tree.

Tribute as final light bomber pilot Leslie Valentine dies

The Oxford Times: Mr Valentine at 21

8:01am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN HEROIC pilot who flew just 50ft over the Normandy beaches to lay down protecting smoke for the D-Day forces died yesterday, aged 95.

Hi-tech balloon might have crashed over Oxfordshire

The Oxford Times: University of Nottingham’s PhysSoc society launching the balloon on Friday

7:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A hi-tech helium balloon which was on course to take pictures of the Earth has been lost in Oxfordshire.

Sporting chance of better mental health as Restore project gets £260k grant

The Oxford Times: From left, James Craggs, from Oxfordshire Sports Partnership; Gemma Humphrey, from Restore; Lucy Tappin, from Oxfordshire Sports Partnership, Adam Clayton, from Oxfordshire Mind; Tristan Hale, from Oxfordshire Sports Partnership, Colin Godfrey, from Oxfor

7:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HUNDREDS of people with mental health problems are to benefit from a £260,000 funding boost for county sport.

Fun lovin' rocker plays barbecue for Wallingford contest winner

The Oxford Times: Amanda Hill with star drummer Frank Benbini

7:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AMANDA Hill hosted a barbecue for friends on Friday night with the music coming from a member of her favourite band.

Warning after speed limit is cut on Middleton Stoney Road

The Oxford Times: Councillor Les Sibley

7:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A COUNCILLOR is warning people to be aware a section of a notorious road has had its speed limit dropped.

Boys raised fire alarm at Eynsham home

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO young boys have been praised by Eynsham firefighters for raising the alarm when their chimney caught fire.

New group for Witney's vegans and vegetarians

The Oxford Times: Fruit and veg is sourced within 30 miles of Epsom

7:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A new group for vegans and vegetarians is to open in Witney.

Views wanted on changes to Oxfordshire drug and alcohol services

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council rev logo

7:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

People are being encouraged to have their say on Oxfordshire County Council’s plans to change its drug and alcohol treatment service.

Headington boundaries decision can kickstart Neighbourhood Plan

The Oxford Times: Tours of Oxford Town Hall

7:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CITY councillors will meet tomorrow to discuss the Headington Neighbourhood Plan.

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