Woman talked down from bridge at Cowley junction

The Oxford Times:

9:03am Friday 31st October 2014

A WOMAN threatened to jump off a bridge this morning in Cowley.

In the pink for panto fun

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

REHEARSALS for this year’s Oxford Playhouse pantomime Beauty and the Beast spilled out on to city streets yesterday.

Floods meeting set to discuss repair grants

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:50am Friday 31st October 2014

Advice and support will be available for flood victims at a drop-in flood fair today.

Hunt for missing man

The Oxford Times:

8:50am Friday 31st October 2014

Police are appealing for help in tracking down this man who has gone missing from his home in Chinnor.

Cyclist is still 'critical'

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:50am Friday 31st October 2014

An elderly cyclist seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run was still in a critical condition yesterday.

Man is arrested after trio attacked in street

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Friday 31st October 2014

A man has been arrested after three people were assaulted in St Thomas Street on Sunday, October 19.

Urban dancers prove they can move to the groove

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 31st October 2014

DANCE group Body Politic took Oxford’s Pegasus Theatre by storm as it rolled into town as part of its UK tour.

Mum of drugs death teenager in plea to MPs for law review

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A MOTHER who lost her 15-year-old daughter after she took Ecstasy urged MPs to review drug laws yesterday.

£10m community cash for West Way upgrade

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

DEVELOPERS behind the planned Botley regeneration have revealed they will fund £10m towards community benefits if the controversial scheme goes ahead.

Work to make way for new Waitrose

The Oxford Times: The former Halfords/ MFI building in Botley Road. Picture: OX60844 Jon Lewis

7:40am Friday 31st October 2014

WORK to demolish the former Halfords building on the Botley Road in Oxford to make way for a new Waitrose store is due to begin next week.

Modern-day slavery fighter takes crusade to the street

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A BARMAN is sleeping rough for a week to raise awareness of slavery and human trafficking.

Height row flats' tree screening plan blasted

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

UNIVERSITY bosses have put forward plans to screen a student flats development by Port Meadow with trees but ruled out reducing its height.

TB victim sent to prison after coughing over council staff

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for the “disgusting” crime of trying to spread tuberculosis (TB) by coughing over Oxford City Council workers.

Jewellery designer is face behind scenes at Oxford Fashion Week

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

AUDIENCES at Oxford Fashion Week will marvel at the beauty of the models but what about the faces behind the clothes?

One in three children in parts of Oxford is living in poverty, says charity

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

ONE in three children is living in poverty in areas of the city, a charity has found.

Bishop John's eight years steadying the ecclesiastic helm

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

After eight years as the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev John Pritchard retires tomorrow. Andrew Ffrench talks to him about his time with the Oxford Diocese

Gene research centre develops new Down’s test

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

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW test for Down’s syndrome could spare mothers-to-be the stress of amniocentesis and other invasive procedures.

Missing 34-year-old from Chinnor

The Oxford Times:

1:19pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN from Chinnor has gone missing.

Man arrested in connection with assault in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

1:19pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after three people were assaulted in St Thomas Street on Sunday, October 19.

Oxford entirely changed 100 years on, says NHS pioneer

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MANY people who reach the grand old age of 100 have the health service to thank for it, but Wynne McKay spent a large part of her life making the NHS what it is today.

More than 40 Oxford buildings to get free wi-fi

The Oxford Times: Oxford Ice Rink

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

ART galleries, civic buildings and even Oxford Ice Rink will soon have free wi-fi thanks to government investment.

London Welsh scrum on down for a bit of action at Oxford's Radcliffe Camera

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LONDON Welsh rugby players are well known for their big hits on opponents in the Aviva Premiership, but yesterday they were the big hits as they took the Big City Scrum to the streets of Oxford.

Bishop of Oxford's farewell eucharist

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A farewell eucharist will be held today at Christ Church cathedral for the retiring Bishop of Oxford.

Oxford residents urged to join fracking protest

The Oxford Times: Fracking Comes to Stockbridge?

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

OXFORD residents are being urged to join protests against hydraulic fracturing of shale gas - known as “fracking” - outside County Hall on Tuesday.

Hubby’s love letter ‘lost in space’ after Marston rocket launch

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LAURA Freeman-Powell hoped her marriage would start with a bang when she arranged a surprise rocket launch for her husband.

SOS bus arrives to treat minor injuries in Oxford city centre at weekends

The Oxford Times: Ambulance call-outs hit a high over the festive period

8:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW SOS medical bus is set to operate on Friday and Saturday nights in Oxford city centre to treat people with minor injuries.

Oxford Covered Market traders settle long-running rent dispute with city council

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEAL looks to have been reached on a long-running row over rents in Oxford’s historic Covered Market.

Burglars take two cars from Headington home

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

Two cars have been stolen in a burglary at a house in Sandfield Road, Headington.

Oxford's Northern Gateway plan sent to Government for final approval

The Oxford Times: Bob Price

7:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS for a major new business park and housing development in North Oxford have been sent to the Government for final approval.

Decorator smartens up his CV with top builder award

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

HE may not be an old master like Michelangelo, but one apprentice from Oxford has shown he has the best decorating skills in the region.

Schoolboy petitions Tesco for safe crossing at Oxford's Old Marston Road

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

MOST nine-year-olds are more interested in football, books or video games than getting involved in local politics.

Costs of funerals to be debated at Oxford event

The Oxford Times: Kicking the Bucket organiser Liz Rothschild, right, and colleagues

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEBATE on the mounting costs of funerals is being held as part of the Kicking the Bucket Festival.

Headington timber... going, going, gone in 60 seconds

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A HEADINGTON resident captured this footage of a 60-year-old Scots Pine being felled in just 60 seconds.

Seacourt park-and-ride extension plan could ease Oxford traffic problems

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS to extend the Seacourt park-and-ride site in Oxford could help fight the city’s traffic problems.

‘Thanks for saving Charlie from cancer’

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DOG that was struck down with canine leukaemia has been saved thanks to the generosity of Oxford Mail readers.

Oxford teenager in call to stop websites that promote eating disorders

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN OXFORD teenager is calling on the Government to protect young people from “dangerous” websites which promote eating disorders.

Crumbs, the kids have fun hunting pumpkins

The Oxford Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PUMPKIN hunters are out in force at Waterperry Gardens as they aim to find as many of the autumnal vegetables as they can to claim a homemade biscuit.

Village may get controlled parking to stop commuters

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WOLVERCOTE could gain restricted parking following fears that new schemes will push commuters out to the village.

‘Tenant farmer responsible for traveller camp’

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAVELLERS in Eynsham are living on village land illegally, according to residents and councillors.

Couple toast the success of tales of a witch made of jam

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WHEN Kate Hazell misheard the name of a station during a train journey with her partner Ed Hawkesworth it inspired the couple to create a new comic book character.

Church hosts debate on future of Diocese’s buildings

The Oxford Times:

1:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A CITY church hosted a national faith debate on the future of the Church’s buildings.

Partial victory over Stagecoach S7 bus service to John Radcliffe Hospital

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DEDICATED bus service from West Oxfordshire to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital finally drops passengers off at the entrance, but will continue to pick them up from half a mile away.

Celebrations for art facility at the heart of the community

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CELEBRATIONS are in order for a Cowley creative arts centre after it reached two milestones this year.

Ex-EastEnders star at Oxford show

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sir Timothy Ackroyd and Pam St Clement – who played Pat Butcher in EastEnders – will appear at a charity performance tonight.

Man arrested outside Cowley police station for allegedly being drunk and disorderly

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:52am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN was arrested outside Cowley police station for allegedly being drunk and disorderly.

Boycott by university staff in a row over pensions

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

8:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

University staff will begin a boycott of exams, coursework and marking next Thursday, in a row over pensions. The University and College Union (UCU) announced the measures at 69 universities across the UK on Monday.

Man jailed for using dog to attack pair outside Oxford eaterie

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DOG was thrown at two men and bit one of the victims’ testicles in a “barbaric” attack outside a Jericho restaurant, a court heard yesterday.

Elderly victim of flooding feared second heart attack

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

An 86-year-old grandfather flooded out of his home a second time has recalled how he suffered a heart attack when his Oxford street was first deluged.

Disabled Maisy, 10, on trip of a lifetime

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Youngster Maisy Gallagher-Horwood had the time of her life in Florida this week, as part of a charity trip.

St Frideswide's Church basks in the warmer glow of new heating system

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AFTER several winters of being left in the cold, worshippers at St Frideswide’s Church are set to finally warm up.



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