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Cyclists unite with election candidates for mass rally

Robin Tucker addresses the crowds

CYCLISTS and election candidates from across Oxfordshire rallied together under the beaming sunshine as they shared their vision for a county-wide bicycle network.

2:16pm Sunday 23 April 2017

POLL: Happy St George's Day! But should it be a bank holiday?

Alife, 3 and Finnley, 1 McKenna enjoy Wallingford St. Georges Day celebrations. Picture by Denis Kennedy.

AS celebrations take place across the county for St George's Day, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is promising to give England's patron saint his own bank holiday.

10:00am Sunday 23 April 2017

Election could see ‘super council’ plan kicked further into touch

Election could see ‘super council’ plan kicked further into touch

PLANS for an Oxfordshire ‘super council’ could be kicked further into the long grass if a general election is held this summer.

7:07am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Foster families wanted in county

POTENTIAL parents in Oxfordshire have been urged to consider caring ahead of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight.

5:16pm Wednesday 19 April 2017

Parish council concerns after seven-academy trust given permission to run new school

Vale Academy Trust chief executive Simon Spiers. Picture: Ric Mellis

THE CHAIRMAN of Grove Parish Council has spoken of her concerns after the group which runs King Alfred's Academy in Wantage was granted permission to open a new 1,000-pupil school in the village.

8:03am Saturday 22 April 2017

Parish council concerns after seven-academy trust given permission to run new school

Vale Academy Trust chief executive Simon Spiers. Picture: Ric Mellis

THE CHAIRMAN of Grove Parish Council has spoken of her concerns after the group which runs King Alfred's Academy in Wantage was granted permission to open a new 1,000-pupil school in the village.

6:04am Wednesday 19 April 2017

£6.7m Frideswide Square 'could become traffic nightmare' if bus plan goes ahead

If Queen Street closes to buses, an alternative route through Frideswide Square- with a U-turn at the railway station roundabout, has been proposed. Picture by Jon Lewis

A MAJOR Oxford junction that cost millions to redesign is in danger of being damaged and becoming a traffic nightmare, the leader of the city council has warned.

6:04am Saturday 22 April 2017

More first-choice school offers for primary children

Thousands of parents to learn where their children will go to school

More than 93 per cent of children have got into their first choice of primary school across Oxfordshire - an increase on last year.

7:26am Tuesday 18 April 2017

New on-call fire service staff could help in the community - but not fight fires

Simon Furlong, chief fire officer at Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. Picture: Ed Nix

FIRE stations could for the first time hire on-call staff who will not respond to fires, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

5:17am Friday 21 April 2017

Huge potholes in Blackbird Leys fixed after appeal

A large pothole opposite The Blackbird pub

MONSTER potholes in Blackbird Leys appear to have been partially fixed after a former resident complained to the Oxford Mail of the ‘dreadful’ state of the roads.

11:51am Tuesday 18 April 2017
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