Exhibition pulls no punches to honour war dead

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

FROM soldiers killed by poisonous gas to horses massacred in battle, a new exhibition is not intended to cover the horrors of war lightly.

We’re in pink for fight against breast cancer

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month. With hundreds of Oxfordshire women diagnosed each year, reporter Luke Sproule looks at what residents are doing and how the money raised is vital to charities working to beat the condition

Sisters’ girl power pays off with triple black belts

The Oxford Times:

4:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS is one family you don’t want to mess with.

Breaking news Army will apologise to paratrooper after bullying claim at RAF Brize Norton upheld

The Oxford Times:

4:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE Army has said it will apologise to a paratrooper who lost three limbs in Afghanistan after his complaint of bullying was upheld.

Brolly good idea pinpoints proposed solar panels

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

UMBRELLAS mimicked solar panels in an experiment to assess how a new eco-project would affect the landscape near Charlbury.

Town team is praised after new shops fill empty units

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOST empty shops in Wantage have been filled, with businesses praising Government cash support.

Wood carvers get into the groove at Pitt Rivers Museum

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS beautiful box has been hand-carved by Haida brothers Gwaai and Jaalen Edenshaw over the past four weeks at Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum.

Security camera footage released as police investigate Banbury abuse incident

The Oxford Times:

3:20pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man verbally abused staff at Banbury railway station.

Pupils’ writing is among fun renditions for National Poetry Day

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

POETS will be popping up across Oxford to dazzle listeners with their renditions of rhythm and rhyme.

Rocking in aid of mentally ill

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BANDS will take to the stage to drum up support for young people suffering from mental health problems at an all-day music festival in Oxford on Saturday.

Breaking news Witney job centre cordoned off after suspicious package scare

The Oxford Times:

11:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A job centre was cordoned off after reports of a suspicious package.

Two road closures next week on A34 and in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARTS of the A34 and Walton Street will be closed next week as roadworks are carried out.

Jenny Eclair plays it for laughs, headlining an Older People’s Day

The Oxford Times:

10:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COMEDIENNE Jenny Eclair will headline a day of celebrating older people.

Hungry Horse jockeys for position at shopping area

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW Hungry Horse pub at Templars Shopping Park in Cowley would create up to 60 jobs.

Breaking news Major delays across Oxfordshire's roads

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

9:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COMMUTERS travelling into Oxford this morning are facing heavy congestion and long delays for the second day running.

Thames Water under fire from residents who say they’ve been left in the dark

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ANGRY residents flooded out of their homes say they are being left in the dark by Thames Water a week after disaster struck.

One lane of Botley Road shut for emergency work

The Oxford Times: Burst water main closes Lower Hall Lane in Chingford

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THAMES Water started emergency roadworks in Botley Road last night.

Sex with teen denied

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man has gone on trial accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Bridge fall man is still critically ill in hospital

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man was last night still fighting for his life in hospital after falling from a bridge and colliding with a vehicle.

WATCH: Right royal occasion as RAF hands on helicopters + video

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PRINCE Andrew joined RAF personnel and Royal Navy staff as they paraded at RAF Benson yesterday to mark one of the base’s helicopter squadrons being officially disbanded.

More child sex victims are being identified

The Oxford Times: Bullfinch banner 630

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HIGH-profile sex trafficking cases like Oxford’s Operation Bullfinch have led to more child victims being identified, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

Brothel sentence delay

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Two women who admitted being involved in running a brothel had the date for their sentencing changed.

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes turns his cameras on wartime Blenheim Palace

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE creator of hit TV drama Downton Abbey has been investigating how the real-life stately home of Blenheim Palace coped with the First World War.

Just one more series for me says Lewis star

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

LEWIS star Kevin Whately has said he only wants to appear in one more series of the Oxford-based TV drama.

Teenage girl a victim of ‘revenge pornography’

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 13-year-old girl is among the region’s victims of so-called “revenge pornography”.

Burglary case put back

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 32-year-old man accused of burgling a home and stealing a BMW from the driveway had his case adjourned yesterday.

Cheney School picks up anti-litter award for third time

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHENEY School has scooped an anti-litter award for the third time after beating all the other secondary schools in Oxford.

Breaking news Update: Woodstock Road in Witney reopens after earlier building fire

The Oxford Times:

7:34am Wednesday 1st October 2014

WOODSTOCK Road in Witney has now reopened after the earlier building fire.

Widow Twankey laces her boots for panto dates

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PANTO season may feel like a long way off, but for some the work has already started.

Name change at pub

The Oxford Times: SEASCAPE Penmon Lighthouse

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

The Dukes Cut in Park End Street has undergone a facelift.  Now called The Lighthouse, the pub is expected to open later this month after a refurbishment and a name change.

Hydro scheme restarts

The Oxford Times: Environment Agency logo long

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Work has restarted on a long-awaited hydro-electric power scheme.

Judge Pringle is new Honorary Recorder

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Judge Ian Pringle,  has been confirmed as the new Honorary Recorder for Oxford.

‘Piazza’ dream for city’s Gloucester Green area

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

GLOUCESTER Green in the centre of Oxford could soon be revamped into a “piazza”.

Autumn colours in all their glory

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HARCOURT Arboretum has begun to melt into a rich medley of autumnal shades.

Protesters hope 60-year-old covenant will thwart road access plan

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

NORTHWAY people are trying to use a 60-year-old covenant to stop land being turned into an access road for the new Barton Park estate.

Man has broken jaw after attack near nightspot

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD suffered a broken jaw and fractured eye socket when he was assaulted outside a former lapdancing bar.

MPs join call for Oxford to Bristol train service

The Oxford Times: Ed Vaizey

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MPs Ed Vaizey and Nicola Blackwood have joined a coalition of 10 MPs calling for a train service from Oxford to Bristol.

Estate agent’s name change ‘best option’

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN ESTATE agent who called for Oxfordshire businesses to reclaim the word Isis from the terrorist group has changed the name of his business.

Parish councillor threatened with legal action

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OXFORD parish councillor has been threatened with legal action after claiming that an lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news website has its own “mafia”.

Coffee day stirs up interest

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COFFEE shops across the city embraced International Coffee Day, a celebration of the much-loved beverage, with the focus very much on Fairtrade.

Paramedic fears scapegoating over change to shorter shifts

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A PARAMEDIC who claims he is being made a “scapegoat” over proposed shift changes has warned ambulance chiefs that shorter hours are not the answer to staff tiredness.

End in sight for traffic scheme

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

WORK to complete the first phase of transport improvements in Witney will begin next week.

Police parking poser leads to a ‘bad neighbours’ jibe

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARKING problems in Kidlington caused by police will not be stopped by proposed restrictions, according to frustrated residents.

Call to bowl along to keep this Leys club going

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BOWLERS in Blackbird Leys urgently need more members to keep their clubhouse intact.

Celebrities in swing for big hospice golf day

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUNDRAISERS swung into action and raised more than £12,000 for East Oxford hospice Helen & Douglas House.

Music producer’s on song with Thames’ charity walk

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MUSIC producer who tours the world with famous acts raised more than £1,000 for an arts project by walking from Oxford to London.

Talks to tap into residents’ wide areas of knowledge

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMUNITY-LED series of lectures by West Oxford residents is set to return later next month.

Villagers plan to install a life-saving defibrillator

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SOUTH HINKSEY Parish Council hopes a village defibrillator might save lives.

New food bank collection ‘will meet rising demand’

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE manager of a Kidlington foodbank said the latest collection point to be opened at a village supermarket will help meet rising demand.

More delays before new skatepark is due to open

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED equipment for the skatepark in Fry’s Hill Park has been delayed by another five weeks.



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