Burglar steals Afghanistan and Iraq war medals

The Oxford Times: The Iraq medal

12:42pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WAR medals have been stolen by a burglar who smashed through patio doors to raid a home.

Car assault inquiries continue

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 23-year-old man is due to answer bail today after a woman was hit by a car following an argument with a driver.

Mum sets herself a healthy challenge

The Oxford Times: Neil and Anneliese Giggins, with three-year-old Isaac and Oliver, 17 months

8:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

IT’S the dilemma for the busy modern family – you want to put the healthiest food on the table but time often means choosing pre-prepared meals.

Crash death inquest

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN inquest will be held at 11.30am today at Oxfordshire Coroner’s Court in Oxford into the death of a man whose car left the road and hit a tree.

Appeal to recycle Easter eggs packaging

The Oxford Times: Eggs Marks the Spot- Cadbury Easter Trail

5:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

Recycling officers from Cherwell District Council have urged residents to recycle packaging from their Easter eggs.

'Don't blame schools for society's problems,' says teaching union president

The Oxford Times: Geoff Branner

8:20am Monday 21st April 2014

SCHOOLS alone cannot solve the problems of “poverty, poor housing, neglect and abuse”, Banbury Academy’s head of special needs said as he became president of the NASUWT teaching union.

Cherwell bids to divert route of HS2 works

The Oxford Times: Cherwell District Council leader Barry Wood

6:30am Monday 21st April 2014

IN SATURDAY’S Oxford Mail, we reported that councillors at Cherwell District Council had rejected plans to spend £14,000 opposing part of the HS2 rail link scheme.

Donations in memory of runner Claire Squires bring in £1.15m

The Oxford Times: More than £1m has been raised in memory of Claire Squires

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

ABOUT £1.15m has been raised by the Claire Squires Fund in memory of the runner who died after collapsing one mile from the finishing line of the London Marathon two years ago.

Drama for mum and baby in kitchen fire

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A mum and baby escaped a kitchen fire after a warning from the smoke alarm going off.

Chance to buy iconic car for Jensen’s 80th birthday

The Oxford Times: Steve Barby, left, and Gregg Alvarez, of Jensen Motors

10:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ENTHUSIASTS wanting to own an iconic Jensen car are being offered the chance of snapping up a rare, limited edition model signalling the marque’s 80th anniversary.

There's plenty to debate as districts go to the polls

The Oxford Times: White Horse Leisure Centre in Abingdon last year after local council elections. Votes will be counted on Friday, May 23, following three district council elections

5:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

NEXT month thousands of people across Oxfordshire will be able to have their say on how their councils are run.

Smoke alarm alerts mother

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MOTHER and baby were able to safely leave their home thanks to their smoke alarm.

New trains on order for Chiltern services

The Oxford Times: A Class 68 locomotive at builder Vossloh's factory in Valencia, Spain

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHILTERN Railways has agreed a deal to lease six new 100mph diesel locomotives for services linking Bicester and Banbury with London and Birmingham.

Two new cars for Banbury and Bicester College students to learn their skills

The Oxford Times: Principal Rose Turner receiving the keys to the new cars from Mark Lucas of Hyundai UK

1:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

BANBURY and Bicester College has received two new Hyundai cars for the college’s £2m motor vehicle centre.

Man charged over car attack on officer

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A 22-year-old man has been charged after a car was reversed towards a police officer.

Man cleared of biting off half a man's ear

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A butcher accused of biting off half a man’s ear in a nightclub has been cleared of all charges by a jury.

Banbury is not so reserved about Army welcome

The Oxford Times: Banbury Town Council leader Kieron Mallon

6:40am Saturday 12th April 2014

RESERVE soldiers have been welcomed to Banbury in a parade through the town.

Cinders can dance to the ball

The Oxford Times: Stepsisters Thisbe (Sandra Serey Sampedro) and Clarinda (Jodie McKnight) with Adelina the Cat (Perdita-Jane Lancaster), front centre, and inset, Cinderella (Michaela Griffin)

12:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

CINDERELLA came to the county, but she wore ballet shoes instead of her glass slipper.

Children enjoy a pizza healthy cooking in Hook Norton school

The Oxford Times: Showing off a healthy pizza the youngsters made are Alfie Simmonds, six, and Catherine Monelle, seven    Pictures: OX66376 Jon Lewis

11:30am Friday 11th April 2014

CHILDREN picked up their pinnies and rolled up their sleeves for Hook Norton Primary School’s cookathon.

Baldry: Patients getting a ‘good deal’ at Horton hospital

The Oxford Times: Keith Strangwood of the Keep Horton General campaign group

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

PATIENTS have had a “very good settlement” from NHS bosses over Banbury’s Horton General Hospital, the town’s MP Sir Tony Baldry has said.

Ear-bite case man still awaits his fate

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:20am Friday 11th April 2014

The jury has retired to consider its verdict in the case of a man accused of biting off half a clubber’s ear.

Plans are approved for 60-bed care home

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A SCHEME to build a three-storey, 60-bed care home in Banbury has won planning permission from the council.

Anti-HS2 group seeks wider compensation

The Oxford Times: The cost of the HS2 high speed railway line, linking London, Birmingham and the North, could spiral from current estimates of £42.6bn to more than £80bn, opponents of the link, which cuts across north east Oxfordshire, have claimed

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

High speed rail opponents in North Oxfordshire say the Government’s offer of compensation does not go far enough.

Ear bite ‘impossible’

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A butcher accused of biting off half a clubber’s ear has told a jury it would have been “impossible” for him to do so because he wears dentures.

No prison for youth Jordan Matin-Hamed’s ‘catastrophic punch’

The Oxford Times: Jordan Matin-Hamed

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A TEENAGER whose single punch left a man needing two metal plates in his cheek bone has walked free from Oxford Crown Court.

Hanging inquest date

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:40am Wednesday 9th April 2014

An inquest into the death of a gardener and maintenance worker from Great Bourton opened yesterday.

Inquest opens on teenager's car park fall death

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

An inquest was formally opened yesterday into the death of a teenager who fell from a multi-storey car park in Banbury.

Doorman tells jury he didn't see nightclub ear-biting attack

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A JURY has heard evidence from nightclub bouncers in the trial of a man accused of biting off half his alleged victim’s ear.

Clubber had half of ear bitten off in fight

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A 20-year-old had half his ear bitten off on a dance floor during violence at a Banbury nightclub, a jury heard yesterday.

Jobs axed by two councils sharing posts

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SEVEN jobs across two councils have been lost as an agreement to share further services gets under way.

‘A lucky escape’ for victim of house fire

The Oxford Times: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

6:30am Monday 7th April 2014

A villager in Shutford, near Banbury, awoke to find his living room on fire, early yesterday morning.

Developer’s plan for Green Belt site thrown out

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:30am Monday 7th April 2014

A BID for 14 homes at a garden centre on Green Belt land has been thrown out.

Man sentenced for sexual grooming of girl, 13

The Oxford Times: Luke Southam outside Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

A MAN asked a teenage girl he groomed over Facebook to change out of her school uniform into “something sexy” before he met her.

Hospital patient fell

The Oxford Times: The Horton Hospital in Banbury

8:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Health bosses have been criticised after a patient fell from a first-floor window at an under-threat OAP mental health ward.

Family tells of its struggle over loss of ‘bright star’ Tom

The Oxford Times: Thomas Boomer

8:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE father of a 14-year-old boy who died after falling from a multi-storey car park has said the family will cherish his memory.

Survivor of the Holocaust gives talk to children

The Oxford Times: Survivor of the Holocaust gives talk to children

3:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A HOLOCAUST survivor has been speaking to pupils about his experience.

Update: Chipping Norton School tribute to boy who fell from car park

The Oxford Times: Thomas Boomer

2:52pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A HEADTEACHER has paid tribute to a teenager who died after falling from a multi-story car park in Banbury.

Boy dies in car park fall

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A 14-year-boy has died after falling from a multi-storey car park in Banbury early on Monday morning.

Homes approved despite council objections

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

RESIDENTS will see up to 60 new homes built in Bloxham after a Government Planning Inspector approved the scheme despite objections from the council.

Man dies in reservoir

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A man died yesterday after falling into the water at Clattercote Reservoir near Banbury.

More cancer treatment for child sufferers

The Oxford Times: The Horton Hospital in Banbury

6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

CHILDREN with cancer in North Oxfordshire will now be able to get more treatment at Banbury’s Horton General Hospital.

Man dies after reservoir fall

2:35pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A MAN died this morning after falling into the water at Clattercote Reservoir near Banbury.

Wedding inspires couple to shed 15 stone between them

The Oxford Times: IN LOVE: Vikki Stretch and David Strangwood decided to slim after getting engaged and, below, their before photos

1:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

THEY fell in love after meeting on Facebook, going for dates at the cinema and cooking together.

Lightning that blew tree apart 'like bomb going off'

The Oxford Times: Nicholas Kaye with the tree that was destroyed by lighting

8:30am Saturday 29th March 2014

A MAN said lightning which blew apart a 120ft redwood tree yesterday was “like a bomb going off”.

Accident closes lane of M40

The Oxford Times: The Horton Hospital in Banbury

7:50am Saturday 29th March 2014

Two lanes were closed on the M40 southbound between junctions nine and 10 yesterday, following an accident.

Delays on trains because of signalling problems at Tackley

The Oxford Times: A First Great Western High Speed Train

4:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

PASSENGERS are facing delays of up to 20 minutes on train services between Oxford and Banbury.

Third man charged following the death of Connor Tremble

The Oxford Times: Connor Tremble

3:19pm Friday 28th March 2014

A THIRD man has been charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Connor Tremble, pictured.

No to Gateway appeal

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:30am Friday 28th March 2014

A bid to stop the Banbury Gateway retail development was dismissed at the Court of Appeal yesterday.

Conga challenge adds a twist to midnight walk for Adderbury-based hospice

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A HOSPICE is aiming to set the world record for the longest conga during its midnight walk fundraiser.

Update: Services resume after person is hit by a train near Tackley

The Oxford Times: A first Great Western Turbo train

12:29pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

NORMAL services have resumed after a person was hit by a train between Oxford and Tackley.



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