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23/04/2017 09:36 AM
It's London Marathon time -send us your pictures
Are you in London for the Marathon? Send us your photos - see below. 

23/04/2017 09:00 AM
POLL: Happy St George's Day! But should it be a bank holiday?
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.

23/04/2017 08:00 AM
10th annual Record Store Day draws big crowds hunting for a bargain
INDEPENDENT music stores across Oxfordshire will tomorrow sell special edition vinyl releases to mark the tenth anniversary of Record Store Day.

23/04/2017 07:40 AM
BEWARE: Much tougher speeding fines come into force tomorrow
SPEEDING drivers will soon face stricter penalties and much higher fines based on what they earn.

22/04/2017 02:24 PM
'Network down' for thousands of Three Mobile customers
THOUSANDS of Three Mobile customers have reported that the company's network is not working, with users unable to make or recieive calls or texts. 

22/04/2017 01:30 PM
Ready for summer? Temperatures set to plummet to freezing this week
MAKE the most of the pleasant warmth this weekend - temperatures in Oxfordshire are set to plummet to freezing.

22/04/2017 10:56 AM
'Homeless' football club set their sights on finding a new home
A BID to put the beautiful game back at the heart of town life, has been made by Bicester Town Football Club as it continues its search for a home ground.

22/04/2017 10:39 AM
Town joins forces to stop bank withdrawal from its high street
A CAMPAIGN which hopes to retain a major bank on Carterton's high street has gained hundreds of supporters.

22/04/2017 10:12 AM
Drug and alcohol service turns itself around and beats national treatment targets
A DRUG and alcohol recovery service has turned itself around after more people than ever before successfully complete treatment.

22/04/2017 08:44 AM
New community hub to support young job seekers
A NEW digital community hub will help young job seekers in Chipping Norton find work.

22/04/2017 08:40 AM
Aspiring actors given a chance to tread the boards
BUDDING actors will be able to tread the boards as an arts centre puts on its first in-house production.

22/04/2017 07:03 AM
Parish council concerns after seven-academy trust given permission to run new school
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.

22/04/2017 06:56 AM
Much-loved Oxford hospice marks milestone in £9m expansion plan
A HOSPICE has officially unveiled a £9m vision to protect its vital work with terminally ill patients.

22/04/2017 06:01 AM
Parents urged to make big issue of education funding at General Election
PARENTS worried about school funding have been urged to turn it into a major issue at the General Election.

21/04/2017 09:48 AM
Elderly woman injured after teenagers throw bricks at her home
AN ELDERLY woman has been injured in a 'nasty attack' when teenagers threw bricks at her home.

21/04/2017 07:57 AM
Shared space cycle paths 'outdated and should be phased out'
SHARED-use paths for cyclists and pedestrians next to roads in urban areas are ‘outdated’ and should be phased out, according to new guidance from transport bosses.

21/04/2017 07:20 AM
Delays cleared after crash on A40 between Witney and Oxford
DRIVERS are facing delays on the A40 this morning after a crash involving two vehicles.

21/04/2017 07:13 AM
It's National Tea Day - and one pub has got just the brew to celebrate...
AN OXFORD pub is serving the perfect brew... in more ways than one.

21/04/2017 06:56 AM
The Queen at 91 - a look back at a lifetime of visits to Oxford
THE Queen celebrates her 91st birthday today and is expected to spend the anniversary privately.

21/04/2017 06:39 AM
Dad killed himself following marriage breakdown
A FATHER who struggled with depression hanged himself in his Witney home after his marriage deteriorated, an inquest heard

20/04/2017 10:06 AM
Health trust staff dust off hiking boots to tackle challenge for Oxfordshire charity
A TEAM of Oxford Health staff are dusting off their hiking boots to take on a challenge longer than the London Marathon to raise money for charity.

20/04/2017 08:19 AM
Toddle with Teletubbies to raise vital funds for children from Barnardo’s
FAMILIES in Oxfordshire are being urged to sign up for this year’s Big Toddle to raise funds for the UK’s largest children’s charity Barnardo’s.

20/04/2017 08:09 AM
Fees for planning applications to rise
COUNCILLORS in West Oxfordshire expressed their delight over proposals to raise planning fees - saying the extra cash would save taxpayers from 'subsidising developers'.

20/04/2017 08:01 AM
From abseiling to walking on custard
CANON Sue Booys can't walk on water but she will walk on custard for the seventh Dorchester Festival.

20/04/2017 07:04 AM
R&D plea from firm
AN OXFORD firm specialising in research and development tax credits has urged political leaders to commit to carrying on with the policy.

20/04/2017 07:02 AM
More firms struggling, says survey
BREXIT and rising inflation are blamed for a rise in the number of firms across Oxford in financial distress during the first three months of this year.

20/04/2017 07:02 AM
Small firms need to do more to protect themselves from cyber crime
BUSINESS leaders, backed by police and an MP, are warning small firms are not doing enough to protect themselves or customers.

20/04/2017 05:30 AM
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of convictions
Latest from the courts

19/04/2017 04:38 PM
Burger King jobs uncertain after firm 'goes into administration'
JOBS at a Burger King in Banbury could be at risk after the company which runs the franchise went into administration, it has been reported.

19/04/2017 07:31 AM
No more large chocolate bars as hospitals aim to cut down on junk food
A RAFT of measures encouraging staff at Oxfordshire's hospitals to make healthier food choices is coming into effect.

19/04/2017 07:01 AM
It's the final straw for this bit of plastic in pubs
THIS is the final straw:

19/04/2017 07:00 AM
Teenager arrested after safe full of cash and gold jewellery stolen
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested following a 'high-value house burglary' in Kidlington.

19/04/2017 06:51 AM
Sat navs and no three-point turns: How the driving test is changing
FOUR key changes to the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will come into effect from Monday, December 4.

19/04/2017 06:07 AM
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.

18/04/2017 06:14 PM
Boy arrested after safe stolen from wall in house
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a safe was stolen from the wall of house in Kidlington. 

18/04/2017 01:14 PM
A420 lorry smash causes delays between Oxford and Swindon
A CRASH involving two lorries has partially blocked the A420 between Oxford and Swindon, according to traffic reports.

18/04/2017 10:28 AM
As it happened: Oxfordshire reacts as PM calls for General Election in June
All the reaction from Oxfordshire as Theresa May calls for General Election

18/04/2017 09:30 AM
On Yer Bike: Jake Backus - 'Sun's out, bikes out. Get cycle-ready for spring'
This week's On Yer Bike comes from Jake Backus, a Level 2 British Cycling coach.

18/04/2017 09:00 AM
PICTURES: Major delays as lorry carrying roof gets stuck under railway bridge
A lorry stuck under a bridge in Bicester is causing major delays around the town centre. 

18/04/2017 08:26 AM
A34 closures this week due to roadworks
THE A34 will be shut overnight this week as resurfacing work continues.

18/04/2017 07:54 AM
Man and his dog 'lucky' to escape fire caused by microwave meal
A man was 'lucky to escape' without serious injury when a microwave meal set his house on fire in Banbury. 

18/04/2017 07:30 AM
Homes shortage could put city green space and Oxford Stadium at risk
A SHORTAGE of land in Oxford is forcing planning bosses to choose between controversial developments on the city's green spaces or asking neighbouring areas to shoulder yet more homes.

18/04/2017 07:02 AM
Firefighters take over toll bridge to raise thousands for charity
Firefighters raised thousands of pounds yesterday after taking over a toll bridge near Eynsham. 

18/04/2017 06:44 AM
Runners on course for record breaking total after this year's OX5 Run
THIS year's OX5 Run is on course to be a record-breaker with more than £110,000 already raised for Oxford Children's Hospital.

18/04/2017 06:26 AM
More first-choice school offers for primary children
More than 93 per cent of children have got into their first choice of primary school across Oxfordshire - an increase on last year.

18/04/2017 05:30 AM
Police abandon investigations into more than 300,000 crimes
THAMES Valley Police have abandoned early-stage investigations into almost 300,000 crimes in the last four years.

18/04/2017 05:02 AM
CYBER SCHOOL BULLIES: Social media abuse of teachers on the rise
VERBAL abuse and physical threats against teachers on social media are on the rise and must be stopped by schools taking a tough line with offenders, it has been warned.

17/04/2017 06:29 PM
PICTURES: All the fun of the Thame Country Fair
ANIMAL lovers young and old travelled to Thame Showground in droves to take in a feast of rural entertainment.

17/04/2017 04:54 PM
PICTURES: Thousands enjoy annual Lockinge Point-to-Point
RACE-GOERS got a thrilling taste of the action as thousands headed to Lockinge for the annual Point-to-Point meeting today.

17/04/2017 09:36 AM
Delays on trains resolved after lines cleared
THERE are delays on trains between Bicester North and Haddenham & Thame Parkway due to animals on the lines.