Broken down vehicle blocks M40 slip road

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROKEN down vehicle is blocking one lane of an exit slip road off the M40 southbound.

Cherwell's Rubbish Guide to Christmas is a winner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RUBBISH campaign launched by Cherwell District Council to increase recycling rates has been given a top award.

Coroner outlines mower tragedy

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN 81-year-old Parkinson’s sufferer died after a lawn mower ridden by his brother-in-law apparently pinned him to a wall and broke his back.

Festive rubbish award for council

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

5:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A CHRISTMAS recycling campaign run by Cherwell District Council won an award for the Best Information Technology and Communication Initiative at the annual Association of Public Service Excellence awards.

'I fear we'll never get justice' says father of dead toddler Sarah Dahane

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE dad of a toddler whose mother is wanted on suspicion of murder after the child was found dead fears justice will never be done.

Capital rail link consultation is open for views

The Oxford Times: The new look Chiltern Railways train

5:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A CONSULTATION on a proposed new timetable between Oxford and London Marylebone has been launched.

Half marathon runner aims to raise awareness

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOR Claire Court and her fellow runners on Team Thomas, this year’s Oxford Half Marathon isn’t about achieving a personal best time or realising a life-long ambition.

Two charged over theft of rings worth £14,600

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Two people have been charged after three rings worth a total of £14,600 were stolen from a Bicester Village store.

Virtual trek to honour life of beloved nurse

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN who lost her battle with cancer is being honoured after years of service within the Bicester community.

Problems on county roads after four accidents

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

FOUR unrelated crashes in Oxfordshire caused problems on roads across the county.

Fire crews put out field blaze

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were rushed to a farm near Cropredy to put out a field blaze. 

Up and away in a beautiful balloon

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

THERE are many ways to learn about hot air balloons, but few are better than riding in one yourself.

Two-vehicle collision on the M40 between junctions 9 and 8a

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

9:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE M40 is closed between junctions 9 and 8a southbound after a collision. 

One hurt in crash

The Oxford Times: Ambulance stock image

8:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A motorcycle and a lorry were involved in a crash yesterday.

Solar farm is approved

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:20am Monday 8th September 2014

A 40-ACRE solar panel farm will be built in Upper Arncott, Cherwell District councillors have agreed – giving Green Energy UK Direct Ltd permission to build on arable farmland at Brook Farm.

Children’s play hub’s a winner

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

3:20pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A RECORD number of children took part in Cherwell District Council’s summer hubs this year.

Chef thanks his partner for the priceless gift of health

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

EVERY time chef Kevin Beach looks at his ‘beautiful, selfless’ partner he sees the person who saved his life.

Bicester youth council forced to close as it ‘loses way’

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

BICESTER’S youth council has been forced to close after “losing its way,” councillors said at a meeting on Monday.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

New pupils’ knotty behaviour

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

NEW pupils received a lesson in tying their ties yesterday as they were welcomed to Heyford Park Free School.

Help find the thug who beat me with a golf club

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A MAN hit in the face with a golf club has spoken about the moment a group of thugs attacked him, leaving him with horrific injuries.

'Frustrated' mum attacked baby, court hears

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TEENAGE mother told her boyfriend’s mum she hurt her baby after getting frustrated with it, Oxford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Four caught in drug tests outside pub

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FOUR people were barred from a Bicester pub after drug tests at the door showed high readings.

Sir Tony calls time on 32-year career as an Oxfordshire MP

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

VETERAN Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry will stand down from Parliament at the next General Election, he has announced.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.

Motorist who killed his friend is spared jail

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AN ELDERLY driver who killed his friend driving back from bowls practice has been spared prison.

Eco-town plans put on show to public

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

The first of a series of planning applications for the new eco-town are available to view on Cherwell District Council’s website.

Noise policy set to be debated by Cherwell District Council

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

A policy on how to deal with noise complaints in will be put to councillors for approval next week.

Dogs join hunt for funds in group’s cycle challenge

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HOUNDS of the Heythrop Hunt joined their masters for a different sort of ride over the weekend.

Village in superfast broadband milestone for Oxfordshire

The Oxford Times: Nick Carter,  cabinet member for business and customers

7:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip Oxfordshire with superfast broadband will reach its 10,000th property today.

They grow ‘em bigger in Ardley...

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEARLY 30 years after entering his first competition, Stephen Jeffries proved he is still the vegetable king as he won the biggest pumpkin prize at Ardley and Fewcott Gardening Club’s annual flower and produce show on Saturday.

Superheroes benefit hospice

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A PAIR of superheroes were spotted at the three-legged race in Croughton.

Man hurt in tree crash near Steeple Aston

The Oxford Times: South Central Ambulance Service failed to meet targets

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A road was blocked yesterday after a car came off the road and drove into a tree.

Two flood alerts issued for Bicester following heavy rain

The Oxford Times:

8:32am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO flood alerts have been issued in Bicester following heavy rainfall this weekend.

Talented family take the lead at annual village show

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

IT was a successful day for Caroline Nevile and her family at the Steeple Aston Flower and Dog Show yesterday, as they picked up awards across the board.

Air quality zones talks

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Action to tackle air pollution in Banbury and Kidlington could be taken.

Prisoner attacked by a fellow inmate

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A PRISONER in his forties was assaulted by another inmate at HMP Bullingdon on Friday.

UPDATE: A4260 near Steeple Aston cleared after car drives into tree

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

9:19am Monday 25th August 2014

OXFORD Road (A4260) has been cleared near Steeple Aston, after a car drove into a tree.

New lease of life for ‘vital’ foodbank

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A FOODBANK that had to reduce its opening hours to one day a week will soon be back full time after finding a new home.

Vehicle fire on M40 near Bicester closes one lane

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

2:08pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

One lane has closed on the M40 near Bicester following a vehicle fire. 

500 new home sites in Bicester, Banbury and Kidlington identified in ‘blueprint’

The Oxford Times: Cherwell district council logo

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THOUSANDS of new homes could be built in Bicester, Banbury and Kidlington under new plans drawn up by Cherwell District Council (CDC).

Man says sorry as pal pushes attempted Bicester robbery victim

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN apologised after his friend pushed a 24-year-old into a stream in Bicester and demanded cash.

Choking death of former U’s fan ‘accident’

The Oxford Times:

11:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE death of a D-Day veteran and Oxford United fan who died after choking on food in a care home was yesterday ruled an accident.

Banking on success for bridal business

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NOT being able to find a dress for her wedding prompted Madelaine Orlando to open a bridal boutique of her own.

Two men arrested in connection with skimming device in Bicester cash machine

The Oxford Times:

11:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have arrested two men who allegedly put a “skimming device” in a Bicester cash machine.

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