Couple dropped total of 12 stone before their wedding

The Oxford Times:

10:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Every bride dreams of dropping a few pounds for her wedding day.

Drainage scheme may end misery of flooding in Rose Hill

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has started on a drainage scheme in Rose Hill that residents hope will finally bring an end to over 15 years of flooding.

Charity car rally from Witney to France in £120,000 bonanza

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CAR rally from Witney to its French twin town Le Touquet raised £120,000 for charity, organisers have confirmed.

Roundabout looks blooming lovely, says town councillor

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WALLINGFORD town councillor Ros Lester has said Wallingford’s model castle in a roundabout is looking blooming wonderful despite some naysayers.

UPDATE: Man with tuberculosis goes missing in Oxford

The Oxford Times:

8:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 49-year-old man with a contagious disease has gone missing.

Breaking news Van overturns in Jack Straw's Lane, Oxford

The Oxford Times:

7:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A van has overturned in Marston, Oxford tonight, according to eyewitnesses.

Barton residents consider forming parish council

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BARTON residents are hoping to create a parish council to help bring the community together.

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.

Student hostel plan worry for residents

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.

Cars are the stars as giants roll into palace

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE A-Team’s iconic van was at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Sunday as part of a feast of classic American vehicles.

Memorial football match raises £2,600 for charity

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than £2,600 was raised at a memorial event for a Wallingford football stalwart.

Breaking news Three women charged in connection with Blackbird Leys collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE women have been charged in connection with a collision in Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, on Sunday morning.

Roadworks: Delays on the A34 northbound and southern bypass

The Oxford Times:

5:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TRAFFIC queues are building up on the A34 and southern bypass this evening.

Look at the difference 15 seconds can make...

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DIDCOT is adjusting to a new skyline after Sunday’s demolition brought three iconic cooling towers of Didcot A crashing to the ground in just 15 seconds.

Villagers unite in battle to keep the developers at bay

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

VILLAGERS have teamed up to declare “hands off Hanborough” and fight housing plans which would increase the population of their West Oxfordshire community by 50 per cent.

Baby escapes crash on M40 unharmed thanks to car seat

The Oxford Times:

3:34pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BABY survived a crash on the M40 yesterday thanks to his car seat, say fire officials.

Breaking news Death of more than 4,000 fish in Didcot linked to cleaning chemical

The Oxford Times:

3:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE death of more than 4,000 fish in a Didcot stream has been linked to some kind of cleaning chemical or detergent.

This teenage ballerina is dancing her way to top

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A TEENAGER with childhood dreams of becoming a prima ballerina beat more than 250 other dancers to pirouette into a sparkling role in audiences’ favourite The Nutcracker.

UPDATE: Woman cut free from vehicle following collision on A44 near Wootton

The Oxford Times: a44 alert

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TRAFFIC is queuing on the A44 near Wootton following a collision.

Man is jailed for five years for ‘destructive’ Christmas Day rape

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for five years and six months for rape at Oxford Crown Court.

Welcome to the second last bookshop

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN OXFORD independent bookshop is branching out by going back to its roots.

10.30am Update: The traffic on the A34 is easing after this morning's problems

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

10:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE route between Abingdon and Oxford on the A34 is now clear, following heavy congestion this morning.

Breaking news 11am update: Thames Water says bad smell across Oxfordshire is not from sewage + Map of pong reports

The Oxford Times: The Oxford skyline yesterday afternoon as pollution levels rose to moderate levels.Picture: OX66377 Jon Lewis

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STRANGE smell across Oxford was last night and this morning reported by residents.

Skate park upgrade nearing reality

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SKATE park in Greater Leys is set to get new equipment by the end of the summer, officials have said.

Rape charges dropped

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl has had the charges against him dropped.

North Hinksey pub closes to carry out repairs to ceiling

The Oxford Times: The Fishes: North Hinksey, Oxford

9:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A pub shut its doors early last night after one of its ceilings collapsed.

New chief for Oxfordshire health group

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Healthwatch Oxfordshire has announced Rachel Coney as its new chief executive officer.

Yarns invite new tales about Oxford's patron saint

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE legend of St Frideswide is 1,400 years old but at Christ Church Cathedral a new yarn has been spun about Oxford’s patron saint.

You’d better get used to it: Motorists to face months of delays

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 60,000 motorists may face three months of misery, after roundabout schemes entered their latest phase.

CCTV blunder leads to graffiti trial’s collapse

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CONVICTED vandal accused of graffiti damage worth £4,000 has walked free from court, after prosecutors failed to produce evidence against him.

Double killer ‘kept herself hidden’ from law

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE sister of two children killed in a house fire said one of their killers, Fiaz Munshi, deliberately kept herself hidden from justice.

Fundraiser for Liberty Baker memorial

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxfordshire West Food Bank used its first community cafe event yesterday to raise money for the Liberty Baker memorial fund.

New baker’s hope for self-raising dough

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE fledgling business is hoping to be able to afford the rent in Oxford’s Covered Market by appealing for funding from people on the Internet.

Men to be sentenced over insurance claims

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Three men who organised car crashes to scam insurance money will be sentenced next month.

Tiddington boys are heaving with talent

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TUG-of-war is a serious business for these eight residents of Tiddington near Thame.

Police bail man during Duke Street brothel investigation

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 40-YEAR-old man arrested on suspicion of running a brothel in Oxford has been released on bail by detectives.

Cropredy has sold out

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TICKETS for this year’s Fairport's Cropredy Convention sold out 10 days before the gates open on August 7.

Toby to add his grace to Game of Thrones cast

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An OXFORD actor will grace television screens as the new face of a hit American fantasy drama.

Now online shopping’s in store at Oxford's oldest shop

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

OXFORD’S oldest shop is embracing the internet age and creating an online store for the first time in its 276-year history.

New parking zone is finally ready to start in Cutteslowe

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

COUNCIL officers have confirmed that a residents-only parking zone in Oxford will finally be introduced next month.

Rodents live the high life in Mouse Town down on Fairytale Farm

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RODENTS are living it up in a model village complete with church and jail.

Money to ease pressures on county's hospitals is cut by two thirds

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

EXTRA cash to ease pressure on the county’s NHS and social services over the coming winter is to be slashed by almost two-thirds.

Case is postponed

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A woman who admitted kicking someone in the head had her sentencing adjourned again because she is in hospital.

Man cleared over teenage sex charges

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD has been cleared of inciting a teenage girl to engage in sexual activity after they met playing Xbox games online.

Hot weather clue as hundreds of fish die in Didcot brook

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RECENT hot weather could be to blame for the death of hundreds of fish in a Didcot stream.

Three women arrested after man hit by car

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE women have been arrested after a man was knocked down by a car on Sunday in Oxford.

Heart charity’s county shops raise £450k in year

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A HEART charity’s shops have raised more than £450,000 across Oxfordshire in the past year.

Get advice on paying for care

The Oxford Times: Eight surprising facts about dementia care

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN awareness meeting about paying for care will take place in Freeland tomorrow.

Hot-desking to help residents work at home

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

People working from home in Wantage and Grove can now take advantage of a communal computer in the town centre.

Closing time for cafe after 53 years of froth and stir

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FOR 53 years Andreas Kuomi has been serving the people of Oxford everything from English breakfasts to his trademark Greek coffee.



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