Brain tumour survivor Emily Jones backs calls for more research funding

The Oxford Times:

2:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN OXFORD student who suffered a malignant brain tumour aged 24 has backed calls for more research funding.

Surf’s up after computer hub revamp

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BLACKBIRD Leys’ compu-ter hub has been renovated as part of the council’s plan to open it up to more community groups.

Scales of Justice: 19 people up in court

The Oxford Times: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Youths gear up to build bicycles

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS have learnt how to build their own bikes this week at an Oxford charity.

Dad broke tot’s arm in rage

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER part-time firefighter has avoided jail after he admitted breaking his five-month-old daughter’s arm.

Peace march for Gaza

The Oxford Times: ‘WRONG’: Dr Hojjat Ramzy

8:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A Gaza peace march will be held this afternoon by the Oxford Islamic Information Centre.

Confusing tale of two signs calls for a speedy solution

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DRIVERS should be paying attention to the roads when watching their speed limit.

Courts prove an inspiration to grandfather in his poetry

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IN his job as a court usher Mike Lacey has seen people from all walks of life.

Gaza scholar blast victim walks again

The Oxford Times:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER Oxford Brookes Gaza scholar Hassan Al Hallaq, who was seriously injured in Gaza last week, has began walking again in hospital.

The Ent is nigh for Tolkien tree

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

IT is said to have influenced the work of JRR Tolkien and inspired creatures in Lord of the Rings.

Funeral date set for footballer

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE funeral of former Chelsea youth player Jordan Tabor will take place at midday on Tuesday at Trinity Church in Abingdon.

Dawkins in hot water over rape comments

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Prof Richard Dawkins, pictured, prompted a furious response on Twitter yesterday when he referred to “mild rape” and “mild paedophilia” to illustrate a point about logic.

Inquest into flat death

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A 33-year-old Oxford man found dead in his father’s house had “banged his head”.

Pair in court after city centre protest

The Oxford Times: police officer rear

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Two men arrested after a protest in Oxford will appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 11.

Driverless cars may soon be coming to a road near you

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DESPITE its academic reputation, Oxford has a long history of car-making and next year this could be taken to a whole new level.

Academy sponsor hits back at charity’s claims of pupil failure

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN academy sponsor in the city has been judged to be “failing” to improve the prospects for disadvantaged children.

Bangladeshi boat race plans going swimmingly

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A Bangladeshi boat club is using its annual fundraising boat race to provide swimming lessons to youngsters in the Asian community.

Cyclists turn to Lord’s for church cash

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CYCLING cricketers will join hundreds of Oxfordshire residents taking part in a day of fundraising for church buildings.

All aboard as miniature railway plans to grow

The Oxford Times:

9:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

OXFORD’S train station is due to expand in a £75m redevelopment and the new line to London Marylebone is well under way but this year could mark yet another railway expansion in the city.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Oxford Times: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

Update: One lane of the A34 closed at Peartree Interchange as drivers face major delays

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

6:34pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COMMUTERS are facing severe congestion through Oxford this evening. 

Developers to submit plans for link road to new Barton estate

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLANS are to be submitted for controversial road changes as part of a major housing development for Barton.

Father's tribute to his little girl who loved ballet

The Oxford Times:

KENNINGTON four-year-old Rhianna Gallagher suffered a brain haemorrhage on February 14 and died at Helen House hospice, East Oxford on April 21.

Lane closed on A34 after collision near Peartree Interchange

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

4:57pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE A34 has one lane closed after a car and a van collided at 4.20pm.

Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabout work continue to cause traffic misery

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

4:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TRAFFIC queues are stretching along the Eastern and Southern By-Pass Roads, as well as up Abingdon Road.

'Shake-up threatens fraud investigations'

The Oxford Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HOUSING benefit fraud investigations could suffer when they are handed to the Government, Oxford City Council’s deputy leader has warned.

Two-car collision in Banbury Road causing delays

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

3:48pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TWO-car collision in Banbury Road, Oxford, is causing delays this afternoon.

Church extension aims to cross community divide

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NEW church extension could help bridge the gap between Summertown and Cutteslowe residents, a vicar believes.

Rail firm can replace bridge without ramps

The Oxford Times: Councillor Bob Price

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHEELCHAIR users, cyclists and parents with pushchairs are no closer to getting ramps on a South Oxford railway footbridge.

Bookshop's success becomes a real-life saga

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HE’S been around longer than some of his books stacked up on the shelves.

Tweet from Shakira is Out of the Blue

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Student group Out of the Blue, who filmed a music video of Shakira songs to raise money for charity, has gained praise from the pop star herself.

Molly’s the face of our city’s fight to find cure for cancer

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CANCER survivor Molly Crawford is today launching a new campaign to fund more scientific research in the city.

Rebail over knife raid

The Oxford Times: Foorball forges links between police and youngsters

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 23-year-old man arrested over a knifepoint robbery at a newsagent has been rebailed again by detectives.

Bail changes for man accused of child sex

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a child had his bail conditions varied by a judge at Oxford Crown Court.

Driver and biker face bans for 100+mph speeds

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CAR driver was clocked doing 109mph and a motorcyclist caught doing 108mph on a busy road south of Oxford.

Residents report bad smell for a third day

The Oxford Times: The Oxford skyline yesterday afternoon as pollution levels rose to moderate levels.Picture: OX66377 Jon Lewis

8:57am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE are reports that the smell which plagued Oxford residents on Monday and Tuesday, is still around today. 

Woman facing attempted murder charge after Leys collision

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a man was injured in a collision with a car in Blackbird Leys on Sunday morning.

CPS to decide on Jake Blakeley prosecution

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Crown Prosecution Service will say on Friday whether it will prosecute Jake Blakeley again over his role in helping his brother dispose of Jayden Parkinson’s body.

Drivers facing queues on the A34 due to roundabout works

The Oxford Times: A34 traffic alert

7:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DRIVERS this morning will face queues again on the A34, with traffic starting to stack back south of Kennington.

Youngsters go wild in homage to a classic tale

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

APHRA Hiscock, 15, is going wild at Oxford’s Story Museum this week.

Update: Missing man David Goodwin found

The Oxford Times:

7:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MISSING man David Goodwin has been found, police have said this morning.

Oxford Tube sorry for deaf passenger's 'humiliation'

The Oxford Times:

6:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUS company is investigating one of its drivers after a deaf woman claimed she was “humiliated” on a journey to Oxford.

Pledge to meet deadlines to finish major road upgrades

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MAJOR road improvements on Oxford’s ring road and in Frideswide Square will finish on time, a council boss has said, after an opposition member raised concerns.

Sheldonian lifts curtain on centuries of history

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Sheldonian Theatre is the start and finish of an Oxford University student’s journey through academia but there is a good chance most Oxford residents haven’t been inside the historic building.

Couple dropped total of 12 stone before their wedding

The Oxford Times:

10:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Every bride dreams of dropping a few pounds for her wedding day.

Drainage scheme may end misery of flooding in Rose Hill

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has started on a drainage scheme in Rose Hill that residents hope will finally bring an end to over 15 years of flooding.

UPDATE: Missing man with tuberculosis found in Oxford

The Oxford Times:

8:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 49-year-old man with a contagious disease has gone missing.

Van overturns in Jack Straw's Lane, Oxford

The Oxford Times:

7:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A van has overturned in Marston, Oxford tonight, according to eyewitnesses.

Barton residents consider forming parish council

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BARTON residents are hoping to create a parish council to help bring the community together.

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

The Oxford Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.



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