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Heart attack survivor Sue Hall and her daughter Jacki held a bake sale for the British Heart Foundation

Heart attack survivor helps fund research charity with bake sale

Shaz Hossain enjoys the new games room with Prime Minister David Cameron and Justin Tomlinson, Minister for Disabled People

David Cameron opens new computer games room for disabled

The former Topsport shop in Witney’s High Street

Owner of independent sports store blames internet shopping for closure

Paul and Maureen Baker with Natalie Varney, 18, who will be running the London Marathon in memory of their daughter Liberty

Teenager is on a marathon mission to remember Liberty Baker

Daniel Keyte flies out to Los Angeles in April

Seven-year-old Ironman fan Daniel has date in Hollywood with his big screen heroes

Witney town councillor David Harvey

Town council wants people to pay 8p a week for public services

Plans to invest in more accommodation for services families at RAF Brize Norton

Plans to invest in more accommodation for services families at RAF Brize Norton

Paul Stanton with Ian Rigsby

Charity cafe named one of most popular places to eat just six months after opening

Anna Williams looks at volunteering with Oxfam on the charity’s stall

Signing up to help the community at volunteers recruitment day

From left, Stuart Foster, Rachel Davis, Emma McGann, Anna Fowler and Eric Marshall

Over 80 bands set to take part in biggest Witney Music Festival yet

County councillor Laura Price says a community bus could replace subsidised services

Volunteer bus service could be set up to run routes axed by cuts

Members of the Witney and District Royal British Legion hold a giant banner celebrating the impressive haul of money raised in the town between November 2014 and November 2015

Royal British Legion offers big thanks for generous donations from poppy sales

Jenny Mills points out details of the tapestry to David Cameron

Prime Minister gives his seal of approval to landmark tapestry

Stuart Harrison, front left, and Graham Knaggs, front right, with members of the North Witney Action Group

Campaign group warn of ‘catastrophic floods’ if housing in Witney is approved

Gabriella Eatson, Sophie-Grace Leggett, Hayley Partlett, Matthews Varghese, Kacey Smith, Alice Doran, Cassie-Ella Main and Mohammed Semlali

Witney school pupils take part in big birdwatch

CBeebies star Gemma Hunt at the launch of the Cogges Kids Crew at St Mary’s Church in Cogges

Star of CBeebies’ Swashbuckle joins with kids crew at Witney church event

Headteacher Rob Shadbolt with students, from left, Grace Read, Lizzie Tylee and Jack Bunyan

Schools Focus: Wood Green head is ready to take school to next level after Ofsted report

BetFred customers enjoying the daily 49's game at one of the bookmaker's branches

Carterton grandad scoops £100,000 bet win to start the new year

Former paratrooper trains 500 extras to battle it out in new TV series War and Peace

Former paratrooper trains 500 extras to battle it out in new TV series War and Peace

Campaigners outside David Cameron's home

Fathers’ rights protest outside PM’s home

Paul and Michelle Sutton

Couple launch online help appeal in hunt for missing wedding ring

Donald Baker of Bakers Butchers in Witney

Business still booming for butcher on International Bacon Day despite health warnings

Flood alerts for Oxfordshire as Storm Frank continues

Flood alert issued for Rivers Glyme and Evenlode as Storm Frank gathers pace

From left, Darcy Bear, Hugh Fitzsimons, Cathy McGarlane, Geri Fitzsimons and her son Christian

Fundraising campaign ‘shows how wonderful people can be'


‘Beware scam emails claiming to offer tax refunds’

Wayne Bailey was the overall winner of Cotswold Wildlife Park’s photography competition with this picture of a griffon vulture

Winning wildlife photographs show an eye for animal magic

Burford School pupil Ophelia Spracklen, 12, has just received an invitation to join Mensa after achieving an IQ of 157

With an IQ of 157, Ophelia’s a genius at 12

The Heythrop Hunt departs Market Place

Hundreds turn out for Heythrop Hunt

Homes in Witney hit by power cut

Power restored to Witney homes after earlier outage

Hopeful: Witney mayor Jim King

Trust confident that new ward at Witney hospital is ‘still on track’ for next spring

The man police want to speak to following a sexual assault in Chipping Norton

CCTV images released of man wanted after sexual assault in Chipping Norton

Gridlock: A campaign group in Witney is worried about the effect of a potential extra 12,000 cars on roads such as the A40

Campaigners urge council to improve public transport in Witney

Rock on: Finn Davies tries out the new Squier Fender guitar at Charlbury Primary School

Village primary school set to rock out with special Christmas present

Gig: Twisted State of Mind are performing in a marathon concert

Witney rockers join all-day online metal concert in aid of Paris attack victims

Thames Valley Police are appealing for information

Witney remembrance oak attack by vandals branded 'appalling' by mayor

Place to be: Shop owner Rose Lyburne

Business is booming in Witney as traders shun Oxford, claim shopkeepers

Be proud: Miss Prestidge receives her award

Beauty salon owner turns her life around to win entrepreneurial award

Anthony Williams

Two men jailed following drugs arrests in Witney

Inspectors say care agency’s services were unsafe

Inspectors say care agency’s services were unsafe


District among UK first to be all on broadband

Oxford woman arrested after man is stabbed in Eynsham

Oxford woman arrested after man is stabbed in Eynsham

Leader of Christian cult sexually assaulted two women while giving them psychotherapy treatment

Leader of Christian cult sexually assaulted two women while giving them psychotherapy treatment

Mission: Film maker Chris Joynes, left, who is making a documentary following Mike Dove, centre, and Perry Kerslake as they organise Lib Fest, dedicated to the memory of Liberty Baker

Lib Fest documentary aims to raise memorial event’s profile

Star turn: Leafield CE Primary School pupils Leo Walentiny, 10, and Rowen Parker, 11, prepare for their annual lantern procession through the village

Schoolchildren take to streets for lantern parade

Funky time: Sam Foster and her son Bobby, two, get creative

Parents group needs toddlers to avoid having to shut down

Golden oldie: British Veterans’ Gymnastics Champion Marge Scholes with her daughter Claire Granville

Marge Scholes claims gymnastics crown at 76

Eyes on the Christmas no.1: Nick Cope shoots his music video

All I want for Christmas is to hear my cheeky song hit number one!

Graham Crutch was jailed for two years and five months

Stonesfield man jailed for two years for burglary

Renault will return to the Formula 1 grid in 2016

Hundreds of jobs saved after Renault complete Lotus takeover

Most of the Christmas lights have been stolen from Fairytale Farm

Christmas lights stolen from farm park near Chipping Norton

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