Road work set to start

The Oxford Times: Revealed - list of roads to be repaired in town

8:40am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Work on improving London Road in Headington, Oxford, will start on October 13.

Man on punch charge

The Oxford Times: oxford magistrates court

8:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A 23-year-old man has been charged with punching a teenager in the face in a robbery.

Bridge fall man ‘stable’

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A man who fell from a bridge and collided with a vehicle is now in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Teaching staff near Hong Kong protests

The Oxford Times: Caroline Jordan

8:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Teachers from Headington School have been close to the mass pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong while out on a visit.

Three plead guilty to dealing in drugs

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Three men have pleaded guilty to being involved in drug dealing.

Girl sent sex case accused indecent photos

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TEENAGE girl told a jury she sent a 22-year-old indecent photos of herself after he gave her “the wrong sort of attention”.

Move to Birmingham or be homeless, Syrian family told

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

MORE than 50 families have been relocated outside of the city so far this year, with Syrian refugees among the latest forced to move.

University tops poll

The Oxford Times: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

7:40am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The University of Oxford has been rated as the best in the country and the third best in the world by the Times Higher Education University World Rankings for 2014-15.

Special guest helps students to learn new skills

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

STUDENTS were cooking up a storm at a masterclass with celebrity chef Brian Turner at City of Oxford College yesterday.

Osney hydro power plant to start generating soon

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A LONG-AWAITED hydro-electric scheme in Oxford weir should finally be generating power later this year.

Community helps flood victims as looters strike

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

FLOOD victims left devastated after a water main burst in their street have rallied together in the aftermath of the disaster.

Man released on bail

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A 27-year-old man has been released on bail by police investigating an assault outside The Lodge burlesque club.

Memorial to Spanish civil war ‘would clutter up the square’

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PLANS for a memorial to the Oxford residents who died in the Spanish civil war look to have hit a brick wall.

City motorists face triple roadworks misery

The Oxford Times: Revealed - list of roads to be repaired in town

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THREE new sets of roadworks are to begin in the city from this weekend.

Campaigners prepare bid for Temple Cowley Pools

The Oxford Times: Nigel Gibson, left, and other Temple Cowley Pool campaigners before the Blackbird Leys pool planning decision at Oxford Town Hall in 2011

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to keep Temple Cowley pools open urged council bosses to accept their offer to run the site.

Wood carvers get into the groove at Pitt Rivers Museum

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS beautiful box has been hand-carved by Haida brothers Gwaai and Jaalen Edenshaw over the past four weeks at Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum.

Pupils’ writing is among fun renditions for National Poetry Day

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

POETS will be popping up across Oxford to dazzle listeners with their renditions of rhythm and rhyme.

Rocking in aid of mentally ill

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BANDS will take to the stage to drum up support for young people suffering from mental health problems at an all-day music festival in Oxford on Saturday.

Two road closures next week on A34 and in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARTS of the A34 and Walton Street will be closed next week as roadworks are carried out.

Jenny Eclair plays it for laughs, headlining an Older People’s Day

The Oxford Times:

10:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COMEDIENNE Jenny Eclair will headline a day of celebrating older people.

Hungry Horse jockeys for position at shopping area

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW Hungry Horse pub at Templars Shopping Park in Cowley would create up to 60 jobs.

Thames Water under fire from residents who say they’ve been left in the dark

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ANGRY residents flooded out of their homes say they are being left in the dark by Thames Water a week after disaster struck.

One lane of Botley Road shut for emergency work

The Oxford Times: Burst water main closes Lower Hall Lane in Chingford

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THAMES Water started emergency roadworks in Botley Road last night.

More child sex victims are being identified

The Oxford Times: Bullfinch banner 630

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HIGH-profile sex trafficking cases like Oxford’s Operation Bullfinch have led to more child victims being identified, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

Brothel sentence delay

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Two women who admitted being involved in running a brothel had the date for their sentencing changed.

Sex with teen denied

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man has gone on trial accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Bridge fall man is still critically ill in hospital

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man was last night still fighting for his life in hospital after falling from a bridge and colliding with a vehicle.

Just one more series for me says Lewis star

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

LEWIS star Kevin Whately has said he only wants to appear in one more series of the Oxford-based TV drama.

Cheney School picks up anti-litter award for third time

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHENEY School has scooped an anti-litter award for the third time after beating all the other secondary schools in Oxford.

Name change at pub

The Oxford Times: SEASCAPE Penmon Lighthouse

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

The Dukes Cut in Park End Street has undergone a facelift.  Now called The Lighthouse, the pub is expected to open later this month after a refurbishment and a name change.

Hydro scheme restarts

The Oxford Times: Environment Agency logo long

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Work has restarted on a long-awaited hydro-electric power scheme.

Judge Pringle is new Honorary Recorder

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Judge Ian Pringle,  has been confirmed as the new Honorary Recorder for Oxford.

‘Piazza’ dream for city’s Gloucester Green area

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

GLOUCESTER Green in the centre of Oxford could soon be revamped into a “piazza”.

Man has broken jaw after attack near nightspot

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD suffered a broken jaw and fractured eye socket when he was assaulted outside a former lapdancing bar.

MPs join call for Oxford to Bristol train service

The Oxford Times: Ed Vaizey

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MPs Ed Vaizey and Nicola Blackwood have joined a coalition of 10 MPs calling for a train service from Oxford to Bristol.

Autumn colours in all their glory

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HARCOURT Arboretum has begun to melt into a rich medley of autumnal shades.

Protesters hope 60-year-old covenant will thwart road access plan

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

NORTHWAY people are trying to use a 60-year-old covenant to stop land being turned into an access road for the new Barton Park estate.

Estate agent’s name change ‘best option’

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN ESTATE agent who called for Oxfordshire businesses to reclaim the word Isis from the terrorist group has changed the name of his business.

Parish councillor threatened with legal action

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OXFORD parish councillor has been threatened with legal action after claiming that an lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news website has its own “mafia”.

Coffee day stirs up interest

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

COFFEE shops across the city embraced International Coffee Day, a celebration of the much-loved beverage, with the focus very much on Fairtrade.

Police parking poser leads to a ‘bad neighbours’ jibe

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARKING problems in Kidlington caused by police will not be stopped by proposed restrictions, according to frustrated residents.

Call to bowl along to keep this Leys club going

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BOWLERS in Blackbird Leys urgently need more members to keep their clubhouse intact.

Celebrities in swing for big hospice golf day

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUNDRAISERS swung into action and raised more than £12,000 for East Oxford hospice Helen & Douglas House.

Music producer’s on song with Thames’ charity walk

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MUSIC producer who tours the world with famous acts raised more than £1,000 for an arts project by walking from Oxford to London.

Talks to tap into residents’ wide areas of knowledge

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMUNITY-LED series of lectures by West Oxford residents is set to return later next month.

Villagers plan to install a life-saving defibrillator

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SOUTH HINKSEY Parish Council hopes a village defibrillator might save lives.

New food bank collection ‘will meet rising demand’

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE manager of a Kidlington foodbank said the latest collection point to be opened at a village supermarket will help meet rising demand.

More delays before new skatepark is due to open

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED equipment for the skatepark in Fry’s Hill Park has been delayed by another five weeks.

Man still fighting for life after Sandford Road bridge fall

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

4:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man was yesterday still fighting for his life in hospital after falling from a bridge and colliding with a vehicle.

Winter warmer makes £1,260 for MS charity

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WINTER may be just around the corner but Hilary Lord’s new quilt means she is now prepared.



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