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24/05/2018 05:51 AM
Backlash over plan to axe free school transport for disabled
'DEVASTATING' plans to end free school transport for students with special needs have been condemned by more than 1,200 people.

23/05/2018 08:00 AM
Royal wedding cake creator announced for The Big Feastival
THE BAKER behind Harry and Meghan's wedding cake is among the top chefs announced for west Oxfordshire's Big Feastival.

23/05/2018 05:04 AM
Ofsted: Praise for children's services in face of huge pressures
CARE teams tasked with protecting the county's most vulnerable children have coped well with budget cuts and a huge increase in cases, a watchdog has said.

22/05/2018 07:36 AM
It's a taco takeover for East Oxford's latest eatery
A TACO takeover is underway as crowds have been flocking to the newest restaurant to open in East Oxford.

22/05/2018 06:39 AM
Weird and wonderful movie-themed cars to take on epic fundraising challenge
SUPERHEROES, Power Rangers, apes and dinosaur handlers will take on a massive road trip from Blenheim Palace to the French Coast.

22/05/2018 06:05 AM
Deputy PCC will prioritise work with partners
EXTRA hours will give Thames Valley's deputy police commissioner the opportunity to build on partnerships with other organisations.

21/05/2018 12:41 PM
Boost for businesses at annual awards
COMPANIES across the north of the county have been praised once again in the annual Cherwell Business Awards.

21/05/2018 10:01 AM
Community officers heralded at annual police awards
POLICE officers from across the Thames Valley came together to celebrate the very best of community policing.

21/05/2018 05:01 AM
SCALES OF JUSTICE: The latest results from Oxford and Banbury magistrates courts

20/05/2018 03:56 PM
PICS: 10th Wood festival unites nature and music lovers
THE lesser-known little sister of Truck Festival stirred the South Oxfordshire countryside with an eclectic line-up of music and movement.

20/05/2018 03:28 PM
Thousands enjoy 'foodies Glastonbury' in Witney
THOUSANDS of people enjoyed an array of delights from around the world at the Witney Festival of Food and Drink.

20/05/2018 08:32 AM
Horses in swimming pools and dogs in pipes - Firefighters rescue nearly 300 animals in Oxfordshire
A HORSE in a swimming pool and a dog in a pipe are just some examples of pets getting into a pickle and requiring rescue by firefighters in the county.

19/05/2018 05:38 AM
Royal Wedding - as it happens
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry in Windsor today. Thousands of people have packed into the Royal Borough. Join us live for the celebrations.

18/05/2018 01:20 PM
Carers at Orders of St John Care Homes recognised for 'outstanding contributions'
CARERS who have dedicated their lives to helping others across the county were recognised for their ‘tireless’ work at an awards ceremony.

18/05/2018 08:42 AM
Drivers stuck in 'three mile' M40 queue after HGV fire
DRIVERS heading towards Oxford on the M40 last night faced 'three miles' of queues due to a HGV fire.

18/05/2018 06:16 AM
Urgent call for blood donors in Oxford ahead of bank holiday slump
BLOOD donors are being urgently rallied to boost stocks over coming weeks to ensure the life-saving supplies do not run low over bank holidays.

18/05/2018 04:42 AM
'Our world collapsed' - parents lose daughter to genetic disease and faced anxious wait over young son
PARENTS whose world ‘collapsed beneath them’ when they lost their daughter suddenly to a genetic disease are starting to rebuild their lives.

17/05/2018 02:13 PM
New Vale council leader appointed
THE new leader of an Oxfordshire council has been appointed.

17/05/2018 09:29 AM
STARRING ROLE - Oxfordshire is fourth most-filmed place in the UK
OXFORDSHIRE has been named the fourth most-filmed county in the UK, outside of London, after featuring in countless big screen hits.

17/05/2018 09:11 AM
Music among the trees as Wood festival springs to life
Deep in the rolling Chilterns, something is afoot. Usually the exclusive haunt of woodland wildlife and majestic red kites, the forest around Braziers Park, near Wallingford, will this weekend also resound to the sound of melodic folk, country and rock.

17/05/2018 08:01 AM
'Worst week ever': Commuters complain over delays on Oxford trains
RAIL passengers have faced misery over the past seven days with a signal fault at Oxford and a broken-down train at Didcot Parkway among the problems which have caused lengthy delays.

17/05/2018 06:04 AM
Dynamic duo help struggling schools rent out classrooms for cash
CASH-strapped schools in Oxfordshire are tapping into the rental potential of their classrooms to help replenish budgets.

17/05/2018 06:03 AM
SCALES OF JUSTICE: Latest result from the courts

16/05/2018 04:11 PM
Oxfordshire employment figures boost
OXFORDSHIRE’S latest employment figures show a 1.2 per cent increase in people working.

16/05/2018 03:30 PM
More travellers pitch up on village green - along with 'pony and dogs'
THERE have been more complaints about travellers today after caravans turned up overnight on a village green near Wallingford.

16/05/2018 12:02 PM
Travellers 'churn up cricket pitch' at Oxfordshire playing fields
TRAVELLERS have once again set up in Bicester, with caravans appearing at playing fields near the Kingsmere estate.

16/05/2018 11:42 AM
New chair of county council relishing ceremonial role
THE new ceremonial head of Oxfordshire County Council was one of the country’s first women air traffic control assistants – and said the job spurred her on to achieve.

16/05/2018 10:59 AM
Nuclear warhead convoy passes Oxford
A NUCLEAR warhead convoy travelling north to Scotland made its way through Oxfordshire this morning.

16/05/2018 09:35 AM
Locomotive steams into Oxford Railway Station
TRAINSPOTTERS basked in the summer sun as they awaited the arrival of a legend at Oxford Railway Station.

16/05/2018 06:30 AM
'Nightmare commute' as Oxford and Didcot trains hit by delays
RAIL passengers faced misery this morning with delays at Oxford and a broken down train causing issues at Didcot Parkway.

15/05/2018 06:51 PM
Council decides to look again at all housing sites - including controversial Culham and airfield plan
THE building of thousands of homes at contentious sites including Culham and Chalgrove Airfield is now up in the air after a council decided to reassess all possible options.

15/05/2018 09:45 AM
Gap opens second store in Oxfordshire
A NEW Gap store has opened in the county and is offering a 50 per cent discount in store to celebrate.

15/05/2018 08:25 AM
Golfer Eddie Pepperell reveals Helen and Douglas hospice caps set to raise thousands
Golfer Eddie Pepperell has revealed the Helen and Douglas House hospice caps that are set to raise the charity thousands.

15/05/2018 07:31 AM
Care changes to mean price hike for 1,700 people - but council insists it's fairer
PEOPLE who cannot afford to pay for their own social care will benefit from new measures that will increase charges on about 1,700 people, Oxfordshire County Council has said.

15/05/2018 07:28 AM
Gang of ram raiders 'slip the net' after another supermarket is hit
A GROUP of criminals have 'slipped the net' following reports of another ram raid in West Oxfordshire.

15/05/2018 05:46 AM
35 more schools will get solar panels in new 'fast-track' deal
SOLAR panels could be installed on 35 more schools across the county as one council looks to fast-track schemes to save money and energy.

15/05/2018 05:01 AM
Health board to get major restructure after scathing CQC report
THE body tasked with improving health and wellbeing in Oxfordshire will be given more ‘clout’ in a major restructuring.

14/05/2018 11:31 AM
Knife pulled on 10-year-old in attempted town park mugging
A GROUP of young boys pulled a knife on a 10-year-old when he refused to give them his phone in a park.

14/05/2018 09:01 AM
Scouts appeal for volunteers after rapid growth in membership
MORE people are signing up to join the Scouts in Oxfordshire with the organisation reporting a long waiting list in the county.

14/05/2018 07:55 AM
Dying Matters: Week-long campaign to encourage conversation about death
DEATH, bereavement and grief: topics often tucked away in the corner of the mind, not to be confronted in daily conversation.

14/05/2018 07:54 AM
CRIME ROUND-UP: Seven new cases police need you help with
POLICE need help to solve some of the latest crimes in Oxfordshire, including a hit-and-run in Oxford and a sex attack in Faringdon.

14/05/2018 07:01 AM
Woman denies having blade in town
A WOMAN has denied carrying a blade without lawful authority in Banbury.

14/05/2018 06:31 AM
Hospitals trust £7.3m in the red after winter pressures
POSTPONED operations and staff overtime payments over the winter period have seen Oxfordshire’s acute health trust miss its financial target.

14/05/2018 06:01 AM
SCALES OF JUSTICE: Latest results from the courts

11/05/2018 10:34 AM
Abbey Meadow outdoor pool will reopen next month following £1.3m revamp
A DATE has been set for the reopening of Abingdon’s popular outdoor swimming pool following a £1.3m refurbishment.

11/05/2018 09:17 AM
Second person dies after A420 horror crash
A SECOND person has died in a two-car crash on the A420 at the weekend, police have confirmed.

11/05/2018 05:02 AM
SUFFERING IN SILENCE: Stroke survivor left to fend for herself demands better NHS support
A 34-year-old from Oxfordshire who has suffered weakness in one half of her body following a stroke has spoken out after being left to ‘suffer in silence’ by the health services.

10/05/2018 05:54 PM
Key housing sites at Culham and Chalgrove Airfield could be axed under new council plan
CONTENTIOUS building at Chalgrove Airfield and Culham could be ditched by a council after its cabinet said it wants all available planning sites reconsidered.

10/05/2018 06:36 AM
Oxford hospitals hand washing hygiene is 'pretty scary'
CONCERNS have been raised over poor hand hygiene in Oxfordshire’s acute hospitals which could be contributing to an increase in infections.

10/05/2018 05:16 AM
SCALES OF JUSTICE: Latest results from the courts