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Council called on to ‘listen to concerns’

Council called on to ‘listen to concerns’

Seven men charged with child sex offences dating back to the 1990s

Seven men charged with child sex offences dating back to the 1990s

Close shave: From left, Faith King with her mum Sue Higgins, organiser of the Beard Festival, and barber Robert Pewsey, who has been in the business for 50 years

Beard Festival to celebrate wonderful whiskers

Proposal: Matthew Barber

Call for districts’ assistance in sharing city’s housing burden

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Visit: Natalie Bennett, left, with Kate Prendergast

Green leader lashes hotel plan for city

Weather warning and rail strike cast cloud over weekend

Weather warning and rail strike cast cloud over weekend

Pleased: Councillor John Tanner on the Vanderbilt site at Heyford Hill

Plans unveiled for 140 homes to be built on Iron Age ‘banjo’

Delighted: Oxfordshire Crossroads Care development manager Sean Beckham and chief executive Mary Rainford with the disabled van purchased thanks to a £25,000 grant from the Gannett Foundation

Charities invited to apply for cash grants worth thousands

On the run: Convicted rapist Joseph Tsang is believed to have fled to Hong Kong

MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender flees

Appeal: The Rev Chris Gaynor, left, and Peter Goode, are appealing for more people to help run Hanwell Fields Community Centre in Banbury

‘Help out or popular centre could close’

Rail delays of about 15 minutes between Oxford and Reading tonight

Rail delays of about 15 minutes between Oxford and Reading tonight

Drivers have been delayed on the A34 near Oxford

Drivers have been delayed on the A34 near Oxford

Safari fun for bug game hunters

Safari fun for bug game hunters

Children are astro-nuts for space science camp

Children are astro-nuts for space science camp

Whale of time at museum

Whale of time at museum

How to find the best deal on your next used car- http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/cars

How to find the best deal on your next used car

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with van in Littlemore

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with van in Littlemore

Stun team: From left, Phil Court, Adam Townsend and Martin Moore conduct the project to survey fish species in the River Cherwell

Variety of fish impresses researchers

Clued up: Jonathan Crowther, better known in crossword circles as Azed, has just had his 2,250th puzzle published

Crossword maestro publishes 2,250th beguiling brainteaser

Escaped convict not in city, officers say

Escaped convict not in city, officers say

Tasty: Atomic Burger restaurant manager Marten Westergren tucks into one of their mutli-layered burgers

Sense-ational burger science revealed

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Four child sex exploitation suspects released

Four child sex exploitation suspects released

Bus disruption due to work on sewers

Bus disruption due to work on sewers

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Final touches: Julia Bremble, of Sew Curvey, makes some last adjustments.

Conference on corsetry bound to be great success

Ready to sell: University Pro Vice-chancellor Prof William James

University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developer

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Scary stuff: Dani Jervis, left, and Kate Berry at Waterstone’s

Bittersweet novel launch for Pratchett fans

Drug link in bus collapse death

Drug link in bus collapse death

Star performer: Tarika Sullivan, 17, was among the successful students

Hard work pays off as young classicists taste exam success

Part of Cowley Road blocked after two cars crash

Part of Cowley Road blocked after two cars crash

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Digging in: Preparating for the Great Oxford Canoe Race are, left to right, Anam Hoque, Ahmed Rashid, Jeremy Robinson and Philip Sowden

We’re ready for a boat race – Bangladeshi-style

Aiming high: Jade Dickerson is organising a fundraising skydive for Sobell House Hospice in memory of her best friend, Kelly Pope

Friends prepare to take flight in charity skydive for hospice

‘Long-term problem’: Basil Eastwood, chairman of Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust and a former British ambassador, is concerned for the future

Pleas for secular groups to be crumbling churches’ saviours

Escaped prisoner John Rooney no longer thought to be in the Oxford area

Escaped prisoner John Rooney no longer thought to be in the Oxford area

Broken-down lorry on the A34 causes delays northbound

Broken-down lorry on the A34 causes delays northbound

Biopsy: Prof Kevin Gatter

Gene study offers new hope to cancer patients

Man sentenced for Sandford Lock sex attack

Man sentenced for Sandford Lock sex attack

On the lookout: Ryan Evans and Jill Hunt want to find a classroom for their business Switch IT Training and Consultancy

IT classroom needed for autistic youths

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Amused: Manager of the Oxford Wine Café George Sandbach outside OUP in Jericho

Cheers as wine o’clock added to dictionary

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Former Lord Mayor Carole Roberts to be laid to rest

Former Lord Mayor Carole Roberts to be laid to rest

Natalie Bennett

Green leader visits ‘at risk’ nature area

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Top marks: Dr Tim Hands, seen here with student Shiraz Dehalvi on A-level results day, has praised everyone connected with Magdalen College School for overcoming the effects of June’s fire which started in the drama office

School is all set for new term after devastating June blaze

Man jailed for 40 months after sexually assaulting woman at Sandford Lock

Man jailed for 40 months after sexually assaulting woman at Sandford Lock

Sparring: Ronnie Cooper, left, and AJ Desmond

Boxing club draws a blank in home hunt

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Care: Kimberly Bowman and Tom O’Donoghue have nominated the infant feeding team at the John Radcliffe Hospital to say thanks for their help with son, Joseph, now aged 18 weeks

Hospital infants team ‘helped give new mum hope’ in crisis

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Porter strike at John Radcliffe Hospital called off after 11th hour deal

Porter strike at John Radcliffe Hospital called off after 11th hour deal

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Two-vehicle crash partially blocking A34 near Peartree Interchange

Two-vehicle crash partially blocking A34 near Peartree Interchange

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Prison service criticised over moving dangerous inmate on run and last seen headed towards Oxford

Prison service criticised over moving dangerous inmate on run and last seen headed towards Oxford

Official: This August isn’t wettest ever

It's official: This August isn’t the wettest ever

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