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22/08/2017 05:09 AM
Students feel like 'guinea pigs' amid tough GCSE changes, teachers warn
‘DESTABLISING’ changes to the GCSE system left schools poorly equipped and students feeling like ‘guinea pigs’, teachers claim.

21/08/2017 10:26 AM
Does your dog understand the phrase 'window cleaner?' Survey aims to find UK's cleverest canines
DOES your dog sit when he's told? Does he salivate when he hears you talking about food? Does he understand the phrase 'window cleaner?'

21/08/2017 09:05 AM
Mental health charity: PM's £1bn pledge could be 'life changing'
A MENTAL health expert has said the Prime Minister's £1bn pledge to raise awareness could be 'life-changing' if used to create preventative strategies.

21/08/2017 07:10 AM
POLL: Drivers spend 'five days a year' in traffic - how long are you stuck for?
DRIVERS are likely to spend nearly five days a year stuck in traffic and waste nearly £1,000 because of congestion, a new report has revealed.

21/08/2017 06:57 AM
Disappointed with your A-Levels? 10 careers that don't require university
MORE than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job, says teen magazine Future-Mag.

21/08/2017 05:33 AM
Scales of Justice: latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courts

20/08/2017 11:33 AM
Fire crews tackle 'significant' blaze at flat
FIRE crews tackled a ‘significant’ blaze at a flat in Banbury.

20/08/2017 10:55 AM
Surge in jobs at science parks as Oxfordshire leads the way
SCIENCE parks in Oxfordshire are outperforming other Thames Valley areas for the number of new businesses moving in, according to an independent report..

20/08/2017 10:45 AM
Trains cancelled between Bicester and Oxford
PASSENGERS trying to travel by train between Bicester and Oxford today will have to make do with a replacement bus service. 

20/08/2017 10:32 AM
'Dream come true' as young rockers take to the stage at O2 in London
IT WAS a night to remember for The White Lakes, who played the biggest gig of their lives alongside Razorlight at the O2 Arena.

19/08/2017 10:48 AM
Doctor caring for teenager who drowned was 'evasive and defensive' during tribunal
A PSYCHIATRIST in charge of Oxford teenager Connor Sparrowhawk’s care was found to be ‘evasive and defensive’, according to a tribunal investigating his death.

19/08/2017 08:00 AM
Drunk jailed for violent rage at house party
A MAN who launched into a violent rage at a house party and lashed out a police officer trying to restrain him, causing him to his his head against a wall, has been jailed.

19/08/2017 05:04 AM
Porn addict spared jail after downloading extreme child abuse images
A PORN addict who downloaded hundreds of child sex videos and images was an adrenaline junky, addicted to ‘the shock’ of extreme pornography a court has heard.

18/08/2017 03:17 PM
Car turns on its roof in Banbury crash

18/08/2017 12:17 PM
Charities given cash boost
Two of Banbury's vital charities have received a cash-boost thanks to a housebuilder.

18/08/2017 09:05 AM
Food Fair kicks off in Banbury
A food fair and flower show is taking place in Banbury this weekend.

18/08/2017 06:44 AM
Prime Minister meets young people on mental health crusade
IN THE wake of her £1bn pledge to tackle mental health problems in young people, the Prime Minister met with some youngsters to hear their thoughts.

17/08/2017 10:58 AM
Firefighters rescue pair trapped in car that had rolled in head-on smash
A HEAD-ON smash left two people trapped in a car that had rolled on its side after a crash yesterday.

17/08/2017 09:43 AM
Passengers warned over bank holiday train journeys
TRAINS running between Oxford and London Marylebone will be busier than normal next weekend and there could be last minute timetable changes.

17/08/2017 09:18 AM
Madness go One Step Beyond for Alex's James' Big Feastival
Blur would have been nothing without us,” jokes Suggs as he talks about the immeasurable influence of Madness.

17/08/2017 06:35 AM
As it happened: A-Level results across Oxfordshire
Follow our live A-Levels blog for continuous coverage of results day

17/08/2017 05:40 AM
You will not bee-lieve your eyes when you look closely at this image!
It may look ready to fly off the page but this unbee-lievable image is actually three women transformed into a human work of art.

17/08/2017 05:30 AM
Holiday home bookings boom as tourists flock to Oxfordshire
BOOKINGS for holiday homes in Oxfordshire surged by 50 per cent this year.

17/08/2017 05:10 AM
Analyse this: Nielsen founder's daughter in visit to firm's iconic Headington building
MARKET research giant Nielsen was visited at its landmark Headington base last week by the daughter of its founder Arthur C Nielsen.

17/08/2017 05:05 AM
Home and dry for Banbury firm for employee ratings
HOME assistance provider HomeServe has been named as one of the top four companies in the country for supporting employees’ work-life balance.

17/08/2017 05:00 AM
Two weeks until Queens Award deadline
JUST two weeks are left to enter the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

17/08/2017 04:14 AM
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of convictions

16/08/2017 11:24 AM
Fire and police merger plan scrapped
PLANS for region's police commissioner to oversee control of the fire service have been scrapped. 

16/08/2017 09:50 AM
NHS SHAKE-UP: 'The views of thousands have been ignored'
Eddie Duller, a director and former chairman of Healthwatch Oxfordshire, gives his personal view of the decisions taken so far to change the way health services are run in the county.

16/08/2017 09:07 AM
Cat thefts in Thames Valley rocket by 80 per cent in two years
THE NUMBER of cat thefts reported in the Thames Valley soared by 80 per cent in the past three years.

15/08/2017 05:32 PM
Council wants government to stump up £1m for cladding replacement
OXFORD City Council will replace flammable cladding on its tower blocks – but wants the government to stump up the bill which could spiral up to £1m.

15/08/2017 04:40 PM
Oxford rail commuters to pay more than £5,000 to London for the first time
COMMUTERS from Oxford to London will soon be paying more than £5,000 a year for the first time after the biggest fare hike in five years was revealed.

15/08/2017 01:54 PM
Crash shuts A41 out of Bicester
Traffic travelling away from Bicester is slow after a serious accident on the A41 this afternoon.

15/08/2017 09:35 AM
Rail commuters hit by 3.6 per cent rise to season tickets next year
Rail commuters will be hit by a 3.6 per cent rise in the cost of season tickets from next year.

15/08/2017 09:04 AM
Oxford scientists grow new Polio vaccine inside tobacco plants with Bill Gates' help
A REVOLUTIONARY Polio vaccine which can be produced inside living plants has been developed in Oxfordshire with funding from Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

15/08/2017 05:31 AM
Cost of rural crime falls in Oxfordshire but farmers still feel at risk
THE cost of rural crime in Oxfordshire fell by 30 per cent last year, new figures have revealed.

15/08/2017 05:15 AM
'UNACCEPTABLE': Demand for change as vulnerable Oxfordshire pupils rejected from school placements
VULNERABLE pupils in Oxfordshire are living in limbo amid ‘unacceptable’ school placement delays, politicians fear.

14/08/2017 09:00 AM
'Paws' for thought as Rylee enjoys teddy bear's picnic
WEARING a Pudsey onesie and surrounded by cuddly toys and cake, autistic seven-year-old Rylee Davis tucks into his very own teddy bears picnic.

14/08/2017 07:05 AM
Goal! Soccer fan represents country at the Deaflympics
A FOOTBALL-loving teenager celebrated her 17th birthday while representing Great Britain at the Deaflympics in Turkey.

14/08/2017 06:57 AM
Teenage songwriter makes final four to play Alex James's Big Feastival main stage
A TEENAGER who wrote about her mum's cheating ex-boyfriend is up for a chance to record her song with a platinum award-winning producer.

14/08/2017 05:56 AM
Villagers welcome extension of 'ridiculous' six-week consultation on 4,000-homes plan
CAMPAIGNERS have welcomed an extension to a 'ridiculous' six-week consultation on plans for 4,400 homes which could swallow up villages north of Oxford.

14/08/2017 05:22 AM
Scales of justice: latest round-up of convictions

12/08/2017 10:25 AM
Canal and boating festival 'back on' after cancellation fears
THOUSANDS of boating fanatics are set to descend on the county for a ‘massive event’.

12/08/2017 09:44 AM
Top grades for students with autism
A GROUP of students with autism are celebrating their academic success.

12/08/2017 09:19 AM
Footballers kick-off fundraising efforts for Children's Hospital by netting £1,000 in pre-season tie
CHARITY footballers have scored their goal, after raising £1,000 for youngsters at Oxford Children's Hospital

12/08/2017 09:04 AM
Metal detectorist mistook 'find of his life' for rusty tent peg
A RARE Roman artefact, described by a metal detectorist as the 'find of his life', was initially mistaken for a tent peg.

11/08/2017 11:00 PM
PICTURES: Driver still in 'critical condition' after head-on crash
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left in a life threatening condition following a head-on crash. 

11/08/2017 03:37 PM
Pop star reveals his Napoleon complex for Cropredy Festival show
THE rolling fields of Cropredy are a long way from Waterloo, but that didn’t stop musician Neil Hannon from dressing as the French emperor for his headline set at the village’s famous music festival.

11/08/2017 06:37 AM
MPs 'furious and disappointed' with maternity downgrade decision
TWO Oxford MPs are ‘disappointed’ and ‘furious’ that health chiefs decided to permanently downgrade maternity services at a Banbury hospital.

11/08/2017 06:31 AM
Government could have final say on controversial village homes
A DEVELOPER has sought Government intervention after its patience wore thin awaiting a lengthy housing decision.