Wantage MP's bid to keep painting in the UK

The Oxford Times: MP Ed Vaisey

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

S OXON: A temporary export ban on a 14th century painting has been placed by Wantage MP and culture minister Ed Vaizey.

Widow from Longworth fears she will never know truth about Kenya crash that killed her husband

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE widow of a charity director who was killed in a car crash in Kenya yesterday said she may never know what happened, after an inquest into his death.

Road crossing challenge after congestion concern

The Oxford Times: OCC Cabinet member for transport, David Nimmo-Smith.

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE approval of two pedestrian crossings needed to allow a 160-home development in Abingdon to go ahead is being challenged.

Death crash accused appears in court

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

7:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 35-YEAR-OLD accused of killing a man in a crash appeared in Oxford Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

School will put books away for No Pens Day

The Oxford Times: Key Stage 2 results have remained the same in Oxfordshire

7:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

INK stains will not be a problem for students who will be putting their stationery away for No Pens Day – much to the envy of Oxfordshire schoolchildren.

Woman is rescued after alarm is raised by neighbour

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

Firefighters broke into a house with a sledge hammer and saved a woman from a kitchen fire.

Woman rescued after fire breaks out in her flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

1:47pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A WOMAN was rescued from a flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon, after a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

Stab inquest opens

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

The inquest into the death of a man stabbed by the Thames in Abingdon was formally opened and adjourned in Oxford yesterday.

Loom to the Moon goes on but life’s hard without Skye

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE mother of Skye Hall has spoken about how the Loom to the Moon campaign is keeping the five-year-old’s memory alive.

Abingdon's Drayton Road roadworks due to be completed

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ROADWORKS that caused serious delays for drivers in Abingdon were due to be completed yesterday.

Pupils mind their language

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEARNING foreign words can be fun, as Abingdon pupil Rachel Burton found out when her school hosted a festival of languages.

Woman accused of Abingdon murder expected to stand trial in April

The Oxford Times:

11:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man on an Abingdon tow path has appeared in Oxford Crown Court.

Watch: Baffled by nuclear fusion? It's child's play as Lego video explains all

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NUCLEAR fusion is never an easy subject to explain to the average citizen.

Tributes paid to Abingdon stab victim as woman appears in court

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIENDS of a man stabbed on an Abingdon tow path yesterday spoke of their loss as the woman charged with his murder appeared in court.

Coroner's warning over 'fashion' of bike with no brakes following boy's death

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CORONER has warned young cyclists to ensure their BMX bikes have brakes after the death of a 12-year-old boy.

Bus firm apologises for not telling blind woman of stop

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BUS company has apologised after drivers failed to tell a blind woman where her stop was three times, leaving her on one service for more than two hours.

Tributes paid to man found stabbed to death on Abingdon riverbank

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Man arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery on Saturday.

Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

The Oxford Times:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

Free cardiac tests given to help save lives of young people

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAURIE Carpenter breathed a sigh of relief as a doctor gave him the all-clear.

Enthusiastic ideas wanted for riverside revamp

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

ABINGDON’S Abbey Grounds riverside area is being revamped with residents’ help.

Man arrested after 'unknown' woman threatened with knife

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:53pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Abingdon on Saturday.

Phone and watches stolen from Abingdon's Timpson store

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

12:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MOBILE phone, two watches and cash were stolen during a burglary at Timpsons in Abingdon.

Charges over raid attempt on Londis store in Vineyard

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with an attempted robbery at the Londis store in the Vineyard, Abingdon, on Saturday.

MP pushes for community cycle cash

The Oxford Times: Nicola Blackwood MP

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

CASH for investment in cycling must be made available to community groups and councils, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood told a debate in the Commons.

Can I kick it?

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

THESE youngsters were showing people how it is done at a martial arts open day in Abingdon this weekend.

Vale challenge over ‘dangerous’ pedestrian crossings in Abingdon

The Oxford Times: Matthew Barber

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A LEGAL challenge could be launched against Oxfordshire County Council over two “dangerous” pedestrian crossings and a housing estate.

Reward for lifetime of uniting faiths

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

FRIENDSHIP through religion is the key to offering the world hope, according to Oxfordshire vicar Marcus Braybrooke.

Bride has her big day all over again

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

WHEN care home activities co-ordinator Chantelle Merritt got married she could not have a wedding without involving her “second family”.

Rural watchdog critical as Vale agrees development plan

The Oxford Times: vale of white horse logo

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS detailing where thousands of new homes could be built in part of Oxfordshire have been approved.

Council unveils plan for tunnel under Oxford city centre to ease congestion

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUSES could be running in underground tunnels beneath Oxford’s congested streets in a multi-million-pound scheme unveiled by Ian Hudspeth.

Mechanic Michael King crushed under his beloved Land Rover in Drayton

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MECHANIC died after his Land Rover he had been working on fell and crushed him.

Police seek these men over Wootton Road Industrial Estate burglary

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to about a burglary.

Woman taken to hospital after collision with car in Abingdon

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

6:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 55-year-old woman was in a collision with a car this evening in Abingdon.

Van stolen from Abingdon industrial estate unit

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:59pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A VAN has been stolen from an Abingdon industrial estate.

Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe given a six-month reprieve to find a new home

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Two elderly women have been given an extra six months to find a new home for their collection of 7,000 costumes, theatre accessories and props.

Adventurers’ east African journey has charity target

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FOURTEEN intrepid fund-raisers will set off on an African adventure this week to gather money for an Abingdon charity.

UPDATE: Two missing teenagers from Abingdon found safe

The Oxford Times:

3:48pm Saturday 11th October 2014

TWO teenagers missing from their homes in Abingdon have been found safe.

Dad who helped M5 victims in Britain's bigggest traffic crash insists: ‘I wasn’t brave’

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

ON Friday, November 4, 2011, Robert Weaving and his wife Kate were hoping to make good time as they dove down the M5 to a weekend break in Somerset.

Blue plaque for MG cars founder Cecil Kimber's home in Abingdon

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE former Abingdon home of MG founder Cecil Kimber has been honoured with a blue plaque.

Pedestrian crossings in Abingdon get go-ahead at second attempt

The Oxford Times: David Nimmo Smith

6:30am Friday 10th October 2014

TWO controversial pedestrian crossings in Abingdon were given the go-ahead yesterday.

Marcham pilot is found guilty of child sex offences

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

A MARCHAM pilot has been found guilty of child sex offences over his conduct with a boy in India.

‘I aim to stop young people dying suddenly like my son’

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

ABOUT 100 young people from Abingdon will get free cardiac screenings in memory of a young man from the town who died suddenly.

Ex-soldier's death in Besselsleigh barn roof fall an accident, inquest jury decides

The Oxford Times:

5:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FORMER soldier died accidentally while fixing the roof of a barn, an inquest has found.

Enjoying all the fun of the Michaelmas fair

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

FUN-seekers braved the wet weather yesterday to enjoy the thrills at Abingdon’s Michaelmas Fair.

World-leading robotics firm wins royal seal of approval

The Oxford Times:

10:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE Duke of Gloucester played with robots at an Abingdon technology firm.

Pupils are united by the history of war

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

TWO schools that once had pupils on opposite sides of the battlefield joined forces for an exhibition to commemorate the First World War.

Pupils breathe new life into vital first aid skills

The Oxford Times:

5:30am Monday 6th October 2014

POTENTIAL lifesavers of the future got hands-on with first aid at Long Wittenham Church of England Primary School.

Extra care housing gets 92-year-old’s approval

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

AFTER pensioner John Larrett had three serious falls at home, his family suggested he move into “extra care” housing.

Road crossings hold key to 160-home development bid

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

A SECOND attempt is being made to create two controversial pedestrian crossings in Abingdon.



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