Breaking news Man trapped in vehicle after four-car crash on A40

The Oxford Times:

1:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRIVER has suffered serious leg injuries after a head-on crash that has closed the A40.

Vale of White Horse seventh best place to live in the country, says poll

The Oxford Times: vale of white horse logo

1:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Breaking news Four people arrested in connection with letter bomb attack at Oxford army recruitment centre and five others

The Oxford Times:

1:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and south-east England, including on a number of Armed Forces recruitment offices.

Breaking news Listen: Coroner in Clint Townsend inquest rules death by misadventure + Audio of sister Hailey paying tribute to him

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

12:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A verdict of death by misadventure has been delivered by the coroner in Clint Townsend inquest. 

Fantasy a reality on walk

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THESE youngsters had their imagination inspired by a literary themed walk around Oxford.

Concern for historic bridge as weight limit unenforced

The Oxford Times:

TRAFFIC cameras to catch lorries flouting weight restrictions on a 14th century bridge have been broken for months.

Breaking news Bomb alert in Bicester

The Oxford Times:

12:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ARMY officers are detonating several explosive Second World War shells found at a scrapyard in Bicester.

Historic wagon goes on show as village festival highlight

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IT served villagers for almost 70 years before being retired for a well-earned rest.

Breaking news UPDATE: Delays of up to two hours on First Great Western services due to broken-down train

The Oxford Times: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FIRST Great Western and CrossCounty services are being delayed by up to two hours or cancelled completely because of a broken-down train at Reading.

Beer festival veto leaves a bitter taste

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANTAGE’S Beer Festival has lost its home at the former Civic Hall – despite the venue deciding to host its own event this year.

Looking for the edge in scrapheap challenge race

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WACKY racers are spending their week building scrap box racers ahead of tomorrow’s big race.

Get set for yet another rail price rise

The Oxford Times: A scene from a crowded commuter train

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRAIN fares across Oxfordshire will soon cost passengers up to 20 per cent more than they did five years ago.

First RAF Atlas transport plane gets ready to take flight + Video

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE first of the RAF’s new Airbus A400M Atlas turboprop transport planes is now undergoing ground tests at Airbus’s factory at Seville in Spain.

Three passengers hurt as bus stops to avoid cyclist

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

8:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Three passengers were injured after a bus braked suddenly to avoid a cyclist on Botley Road yesterday.

Children get crafty on the trail of floral delights at arboretum

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FUN-FILLED day of flower crafts was held in Nuneham Courtenay yesterday.

Heart disease left jewel robber 'at risk' of death

The Oxford Times: Oxford's Covered Market

8:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WOULD-BE robber Clint Townsend suffered from severe heart disease and could have died “at any point”, an inquest into his death heard yesterday.

Woman escapes with minor injuries after crashing into a ditch on the M40

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

8:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CAR crashed into a ditch on the M40 this morning.

Man in court accused over three burglaries

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man has been charged in connection with three burglaries in Kennington earlier this month.

Taking a stand

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

HE had never tried anything like it in his life, but yesterday 12-year-old Jayden Guiste cycled 20 miles for charity.

‘Exam changes likely to affect schools’ GCSEs’

The Oxford Times: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEADTEACHER has warned that GCSE results across Oxfordshire are likely to be more varied than usual, after examination rules were changed.

Inquest into death

The Oxford Times: The coffin of D-Day veteran and lifelong Oxford United fan, George Bateman is carried into the chapel at Headington Cemetery, Oxford

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

An inquest into the death of Oxford United stalwart George Bateman will take place tomorrow.

House prices rise to 15 times an average wage

The Oxford Times: Jasmine Garth, in Sutton-on-Derwent, a semi-detached house with gardens and a garage.

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RUNAWAY house prices in the south of the county are 15 times the average wage, making it one of the least affordable spots in the UK.

Land decision today

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Councillors will decide today whether to give away land in Carterton and Long Hanborough.

Breaking news Update: Botley Road cleared after car crashes into traffic lights

The Oxford Times:

7:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOTLEY Road is now cleared after a car hit a set of traffic lights.

Beautiful spot to train for a 10k run

The Oxford Times: Views from Wittenham Clumps yesterday show flooded fields and footpaths, stretching from Little Wittenham and Day's Lock up towards Dorchester. Picture: OX65235 David Fleming

7:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Runners are preparing for the Earth Trust’s inaugural 10k run in Wallingford on September 21 with training sessions on the Wittenham Clumps.

New initiative aims to stop begging on Oxford's streets

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BEGGARS arrested for the first time in Oxford will be given the chance to attend a day centre rather than being give a police caution.

Emmy crown for Thrones costume designer

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE star-studded Emmy awards ceremony in Hollywood is a far cry from Wheatley Park School’s assembly hall, writes Alex Wynick.

Plans for next phase of eco-town put in

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Detailed plans for the next phase of the 6,000-home eco-town to be built on the outskirts of the town have been submitted to Cherwell District Council.

Gangs raid two supermarkets

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO supermarkets were robbed in West Oxfordshire within three hours of each other.

Plenty of fun in the sun at Hill End Centre

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHILDREN enjoyed a day in the sun exploring a 62-acre West Oxfordshire estate.

Liberty’s fund hits £5.8k and goes on rising

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WEB page set up two days after the death of Liberty Baker with the aim of raising £600 to pay for a memorial has now raised over £5,800.

Troubled family scheme to now include under-5s

The Oxford Times: Education cabinet member Melinda Tilley

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TROUBLED toddlers across Oxfordshire are set to get more help as a Government scheme is expanding in the county.

Thousands expected to enjoy eclectic musical festival

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WOODSTOCK is ready to rock out this weekend for a free festival in the town square.

West Way decision faces further delay

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DECISION on whether a controversial redevelopment of Botley’s West Way shopping centre can go ahead could now be as late as the end of October.

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.

Charity shop gets new look after 25 years

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY shop in Wallingford reopened on Monday after being refurbished for the first time since opening 25 years ago.

Fishermen take the bait from professionals

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMATEUR fishermen were given tips from top sportsmen at a charity event.

Man in 20s in hospital after collision with car in Barns Road, Oxford

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

8:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PEDESTRIAN in his 20s has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Oxford.

Report backs reopening railway line to Cambridge

The Oxford Times:

8:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A REPORT has said there is a strong economic case for reinstating the Varsity Line between Oxford and Cambridge. The line was closed in 1967 after pressure from the Government and lack of use.

Man who died in attempted Covered Market jewellery store robbery was obese, inquest hears

The Oxford Times:

7:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CLINT Townsend, who tried to rob a jewellery story in Oxford’s Covered Market, was medically obese when he died, his inquest has heard.

Double-deckers adding to village’s roadwork woes

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CONGESTION in Kennington due to work on the Southern Bypass damaged surfaces of the Oxford Road and Upper Road, a parish councillor has claimed.

Shoppers asked to back Sainsbury’s latest charity

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SHOPPERS are being urged to dig deep and raise thousands more for charity at Kidlington’s Sainsbury’s.

Leys Festival is promising to be ‘better than ever’

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE next Leys Festival is set to be bigger than ever, with more than 50 activities planned for the play day.

Ready to serve up a treat with the Foodies Festival

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOOD lovers will have their tastebuds tickled at this weekend’s eighth Bank Holiday feast.

Raising a glass to success of hostelry’s beer festival

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Perch pub in Binsey is planning a beer and cider festival as the business recovers from the impact of a fire and the floods earlier this year.

Pub chef cooks up a treat with local food

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MATTHEW Cockman cooked up a storm at Wallingford Local Producer’s Market on Saturday as he promoted local food and suppliers.

Rowers put backs into it at city regatta

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ROWERS came together for the Oxford City Royal Regatta at the weekend in one of the rowing season’s final events.

Bake Off’s Kimberley rises to the big occasion

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GREAT British Bake Off star Kimberley Wilson showed off her cooking skills at the Banbury Food Fair on Sunday.

After 20 years carers may lose vital centre

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

For the past 20 years, South and Vale Carers Centre has supported hundreds of unpaid carers across the south of the county.

Man charged in connection with three burglaries in Kennington

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:55pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN has been charged in connection with three burglaries earlier this month.



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