Thieves steal safe in nighttime raid

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THIEVES stole a free-standing safe from a business in Thornley Leys Park in Witney. 

You’d be off your trolley to miss play at Oxford arts centre

The Oxford Times:

11:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MONEY is the focus of a new play at the North Wall Arts Centre next month.

Tenants evicted as Westgate site plans advance

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS in an Oxford block of flats have been told to leave by the end of the month to make way for the £400m Westgate redevelopment.

Complaints of bad behaviour dip across Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

10:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ANTI-social behaviour has fallen across Oxford in the last year with the number of reports in some areas falling by 31 per cent.

Vicar pulls out all stops to win Salford fete tug of war

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE REV James Kennedy pulled his weight at a village fete in the tradition annual tug of war competition.

One killed, two hurt in three-car smash near Brize Norton

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A PERSON was killed in a three-vehicle crash on the Witney Road near Brize Norton yesterday.

GBH at Bicester shopping village

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man has had his sentencing adjourned yesterday for causing grievous bodily harm in a shopping centre.

Breaking news Update: Cyclist taken to hospital after collision in London Road, Bicester

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

9:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LONDON Road in Bicester has reopened after a collision involving a car and a cyclist.

Silent disco planned in memory of Liberty Baker

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Details have been announced for a silent disco to raise money for a memorial commemorating crash victim Liberty Baker.

Woodstock play areas open up

The Oxford Times: County Council leader Ian Hudspeth

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Oxfordshire County Council leader Ian Hudspeth will be the first person to go down a zip wire at a new children’s play area on Saturday.

Illegal drivers caught in police operation on Abingdon Road

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Six drivers using mobile phones and 12 not wearing a seatbelt were stopped by police yesterday.

Proposals for Chipping Norton homes revealed as part of West Oxfordshire Local Plan

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS in Chipping Norton were given a glimpse into what their town could look like in the future.

Water firm calls on YOU to join the war on ‘fatbergs’

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

OXFORD’S water provider called on customers not to pour fat down the sink as part of its “war on fatbergs.”

All systems go for Frideswide Square revamp

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

INITIAL work began yesterday on the redevelopment of Frideswide Square.

Man left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after golf club attack

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:31am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN was left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after being hit in the face with a golf club in Bicester.

Breaking news Police called to reports of cows blocking a road near Bletchingdon

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ESCAPED cows were reported to be blocking a road near Bletchingdon this morning causing delays for drivers.

RAF job no child’s play for this reservist mum

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOR Cheryl Huntbach, the news isn’t just a source of information – it could show her where her next job will be.

Collect your parcels on a Sunday

The Oxford Times: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

People can now collect parcels from the East Oxford Royal Mail delivery office on Sundays.

Brookes to honour Sir Roger Bannister

The Oxford Times: Sir Roger Bannister with a copy of his autobiography Twin Tracks last month.  Picture: OX66519 Mark Hemsworth

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Roger Bannister will receive an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University tomorrow.

Breaking news Motorists already facing major delays in and out of Oxford this morning

The Oxford Times:

7:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THERE are already major delays around the Kennington roundabout this morning as works continue and the schools go back. 

Buses get some F1 technology

The Oxford Times: Williams F1 Image by Craig Styles(C)

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMULA One team from Oxfordshire has been the inspiration behind a new fleet of low emission buses.

Gifts galore as Facebook appeal couple tie the knot

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUPLE who turned to Facebook for help to get married tied the knot at the weekend after being inundated with offers of support.

Golf club puts a defibrillator device in gym

The Oxford Times: Responder department manager Dick Tracey before his charity head, beard and moustache shave. Pictures: OX63860 Denis Kennedy

6:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A GOLF club near Faringdon has installed life-saving equipment after a man died there earlier this year.

Film crewman ‘went berserk’ and bit officer

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FILM crew worker has been jailed after a court heard he went "completely berserk" and attacked three police officers.

‘Teen broke her daughter’s leg’

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TEENAGER has gone on trial at Oxford Crown Court accused of breaking her baby daughter’s leg.

Council pledges to repair Marston pavement

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEARS have been raised that broken, uneven and cracked pavement slabs could lead to elderly people having falls.

Councillor's resignation prompts call for council discussion

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COUNTY council leader Ian Hudspeth has called for a “serious discussion” about the role of councillors.

Fewer than 1,000 places are left for Oxford half marathon

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FEWER than 1,000 general entry places are left for the Oxford Half Marathon, with as many as 450 people signing up to take part every week.

Last call for hospital staff award nominations

The Oxford Times: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NOMINATIONS close on Friday for the Oxford Mail and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Hospital Heroes awards.

Police car ends up in ditch after collision in East Hanney

The Oxford Times:

7:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE car ended up in a ditch following a collision with another car off Oxford Road, East Hanney, earlier today.

Breaking news Update: Elderly man died in two-car collision between Brize Norton and Curbridge

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

AN elderly man died after a collision between Brize Norton and Curbridge last night.

Music and food fans tuck in at Big Feastival

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

ROCK star Alex James and chef Jamie Oliver joined 16,000 festival-goers in hailing their Big Feastival “the best yet”.

County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

The Oxford Times: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Update: No candidate 'lined up' to take over from Banbury MP Tony Baldry who is standing down

The Oxford Times: Sir Tony Baldry

11:06am Monday 1st September 2014

CONSERVATIVE Tony Baldry MP has announced he will stand down at the next General Election.

Ex-soldier sent to jail over lies

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER soldier was arrested and spent 12 hours locked up in a police cell after a former colleague reported him for a made-up robbery.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Wheels on fire as children race at Bicester's cycling fun day

The Oxford Times:

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Youngsters pedalled their way to victory as Bicester hosted its third annual cycling fun day.

Go for grants from Oxford Mail owner Gannett, Helen House charity recommends

The Oxford Times: Gannett Foundation logo  (9554835)

10:00am Monday 1st September 2014

OXFORD’S Helen and Douglas House children’s hospice has urged charities to apply for up to £10,000 through the Oxford Mail.

Bridge over rail line reopens after nine-month rebuild

The Oxford Times: Network Rail was fined £450,000

9:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE Fulscot Road railway bridge between Didcot and South Moreton reopened to traffic on Friday after it was shut for nine months to be rebuilt as part of a £1bn rail electrification programme.

Woman faces court accused of £5,500 theft from jet firm

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A 29-year-old woman accused of stealing about £5,500 from a private jet aircraft company is to begin her trial today.

Two-month amnesty for Oxford council tenants who sublet illegally

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Council tenants illegally subletting their homes are being given the chance to hand back the keys without prosecution.

Grandfather killed in Isle of Man motorbike crash 'died doing what he loved'

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A former Formula 1 mechanic and Eynsham driving instructor has been killed in a motorbike crash on the Isle of Man.

Children to audition for TV drama school series to be filmed in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Youngsters gearing up for the auditions

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Producers of a new TV series will hold open auditions in the city to find young actors to play two lead characters.

Bail over wallet theft

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:50am Monday 1st September 2014

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

Man punched in face in clash over bicycle

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A 22-year-old man was left bruised and with a chipped tooth after being punched in the face in Witney.

Drivers facing delays on Oxfordshire roads

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

8:51am Monday 1st September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to heavy traffic.

Police to warn students of 'legal high' risks

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

NEW students are to be warned by police about the dangers of so-called legal highs.

Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Pub is forced to close after brawls and drug incidents

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OXFORD pub shut its doors for the last time on Saturday after recent incidents involving violence and drug use.

Customers sorry to see Witney pharmacy move from High Street

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A PHARMACY chain is closing its shop in the centre of Witney and moving to a health centre.



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