Car towing a trailer crashes on A34

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

1:28pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CAR towing a trailer has crashed on the A34 near East Illsey.

Day-long gig will raise money in memory of boy who died in road tragedy

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A MARATHON music session will raise funds to highlight road safety in memory of a 10-year-old boy who died after a collision.

Row over cost of council’s website

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A DISAGREEMENT over the running costs of the Blackbird Leys Parish Council website led a councillor to “storm out” of a meeting.

Dying dad’s dream to raise £10,000 for final family trip

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A father suffering with terminal cancer needs to raise £10,000 to take his two young sons on an unforgettable family trip to Disney World.

‘Give up on bid to build homes here’

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A DEVELOPER who has made numerous attempts to build houses on a former sports field in Cowley has been told to call it a day.

Breaking news Five police officers interviewed over handling of search for murdered Jayden Parkinson

The Oxford Times: Jayden Parkinson

10:24am Friday 1st August 2014

FIVE police officers have been served misconduct notices and are being interviewed over the handling of the search for murdered teenager Jayden Parkinson.

United opens doors to unemployed youngsters

The Oxford Times: oxford united logo 1200pix

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

OXFORD United will today announce hundreds of new signings as it kicks off a scheme to help the city’s unemployed young people.

Flats plan is allowed

The Oxford Times: vale of white horse logo

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A 14-bed block of flats has been approved by Vale of White Horse District Council.

Macbeth given wartime makeover

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

ACTOR Simon Spencer-Hyde yesterday flew the flag for a timely retelling of Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth.

Views made on latest ‘hamburger’ proposal

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A public consultation on plans for a major overhaul of the Wolvercote and Cutteslowe roundabouts has ended.

Speedwell Street dispersal order renewed

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

POLICE have renewed an order which gave them power to curb antisocial behaviour near city centre homeless shelters.

Facelift for towers has the backing of residents

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

RESIDENTS across the city have welcomed the new designs for Oxford’s five tower blocks.

Hundreds join protest against violence in Gaza

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

PRO-PALESTINE campaigners marched through Oxford last night calling for an end to Israeli violence in Gaza.

Wives join war tribute

The Oxford Times: RAF logo

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Members of the county’s Military Wives Choir will perform in a national event commemorating 100 years since the start of the First World War this weekend.

Academies stymie council’s autism database

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

COUNCIL officials have been unable to put together a database of the number of Oxfordshire pupils on the autism spectrum who have been excluded from school.

Co-op cigarettes raid

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Burglars forced their way into the village Coop store and stole cigarettes in a 2am raid.

Prison raises concern

The Oxford Times: Bullingdon Prison

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Concerns have been raised about HM Bullingdon Prison in an official Government rating.

Councils act as pong persists

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

HEALTH officers from two councils are now investigating the cause of the smell reported across the county.

Epic ending for major youth drama festival

The Oxford Times: The Pegasus Theatre will receive grant funding

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A 10-day international drama festival involving some 150 young people from the city ends today.

South Park festival boasts a starry line-up

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

EXPERIMENTAL rock group Klaxons have been revealed as the surprise headliners for a new festival to take place in Oxford’s South Park.

Traffic problems ease after queues due to Hinksey Hill and Kennington roundabout works

The Oxford Times:

8:28am Friday 1st August 2014

TRAFFIC on the A34 remains fast-moving this morning in the approach to Hinksey Hill interchange, according to reports.

Deadline extended for business awards

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

The nomination deadline for the NatWest Venus Awards’ Business Mother of the Year Award, which is being supported by the Oxford Mail, has been extended until Sunday.

An ‘unusual’ rise in A&E visits hits waiting times

The Oxford Times: oxford university trust hospitals logo

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

RISING A&E visits are seeing hospital staff struggle to meet waiting times, despite the summer being a traditionally quieter period, health officials have warned.

Cars crash at garage

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Two cars were yesterday involved in a collision with each other at a petrol station, leaving one person injured and closing one lane of the A4130.

Barley crops ablaze

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Firefighters tackled a field fire in West Witney on Tuesday night.

Hop along to popular beer and cider festival

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

REAL ale enthusiasts can enjoy a tipple when they visit Cogges Manor Farm in Witney tonight.

Station plans on show

The Oxford Times: oxford train station front

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Plans for the redevelopment of Oxford Station will go on show to the public today and tomorrow.

Prof stepping down

The Oxford Times: Oxford Brookes Janet Beer

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

The Vice Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University is to step down in January.

Group ‘fears for future’ of community boatyard plan

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

FEARS have been raised over the future of a community boatyard after it was claimed essential mooring sites may not be available.

Fish death toll 4,400

The Oxford Times: Environment Agency logo round

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

The number of dead fish in a stream has risen to 4,400.

University Technical College plans approved

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S first specialist college for scientific research, computing and engineering was approved on Wednesday night.

Plans for huge new estate to be scrutinised

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A BID to build up to 700 homes to the east of Carterton has been called-in to a joint committee by senior planning officers.

Family’s 10-year heartache over son lost in Himalayas

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

TEN years on from her son’s disappearance in the Himalayas, Gill Koch is still struggling to accept that he is dead.

Man, 47, re-bailed over wallet arrest

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A man arrested in connection with the attempted theft of a wallet and phone in Botley has been bailed again by police.

Summer study challenge set to tune up musicians’ skills

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

YOUNG musicians across Oxfordshire could benefit from a free summer music programme to develop their creative talents.

Historic church to come out of hiding

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A VICAR believes a £300,000 extension could put his 11th-century Witney church “in the shop window”.

More than 100 people take part in Gaza peace march

The Oxford Times:

6:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE than 100 people have gathered at the Carfax tower in Oxford as part of the Gaza peace march through the city.

Crash near Bicester leaves three needing hospital treatment

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

5:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THREE drivers were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford this afternoon (Thursday) after an accident near Bicester.

We need a referendum says our retiring Euro MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AFTER representing Oxfordshire on the European Parliament for three decades, Conservative MEP James Elles stood down this month. He talks to Oxford Mail politics reporter Damian Fantato about Britain’s place in Europe, David Cameron’s plans for renegotiation and the time he brought down the European Commission

Writer shows it’s never too late to pen your first novel

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT had always been a fam-ily joke that Antonia Abbott should write a book – but no one thought it would take 60 years.

Brain tumour survivor Emily Jones backs calls for more research funding

The Oxford Times:

2:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN OXFORD student who suffered a malignant brain tumour aged 24 has backed calls for more research funding.

Entrepreneur with vision for developing enterprise

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Mention the words charter, Government and university and most entrepreneurs’ eyes glaze over.

Pioneering diabetes testing system drives jobs growth

The Oxford Times:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE largest employer in Witney is set to increase its workforce by 10 per cent as it gears up for the launch of a new product that could improve the lives of millions of diabetes sufferers.

Surf’s up after computer hub revamp

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BLACKBIRD Leys’ compu-ter hub has been renovated as part of the council’s plan to open it up to more community groups.

Rotary club aims to shake off ‘men in suits’ image

The Oxford Times: Rotarians organising charity swim

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BICESTER Rotary Club is looking for members to create a satellite club to attract new members and cast off its old fashioned image.

Scales of Justice: 19 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Youths gear up to build bicycles

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS have learnt how to build their own bikes this week at an Oxford charity.

Dad broke tot’s arm in rage

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER part-time firefighter has avoided jail after he admitted breaking his five-month-old daughter’s arm.

Developer submits fresh plans for 127 homes in Bampton

The Oxford Times: Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and director Ben Bolt film a scene in Bampton

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DEVELOPER previously denied permission to build 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes has returned with a new planning application.

Ambulance service cuts 12-hour shifts 'to reduce staff fatigue'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S ambulance staff shifts could be shortened as part of plans to ease pressure on paramedics.



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