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25/06/2017 09:26 AM
Co-op announces fresh focus for community efforts across Oxfordshire
COLLEAGUES at the Co-op are 'building a legacy to improve lives' by tackling key community issues.
24/06/2017 11:44 AM
Days left to join the Great British Bee Count
GARDENERS, dog walkers and nature lovers in Oxfordshire have been urged to join the last few days of the Great British Bee Count.
24/06/2017 09:39 AM
Waterloo swords and guns going up for auction
TWO swords and a rifle believed to have been used at 'the most famous battle in British history' will go up for auction just outside Didcot.
24/06/2017 08:43 AM
Quarry campaigner predicts judgement will have 'far-reaching effects' for UK planning system
A VILLAGER who took her fight to save a fossil-rich quarry from development to the High Court has said she had 'an exciting two days'.
23/06/2017 02:33 PM
Recycling centres safe in 'medium term' as new contract signed
ALL seven of Oxfordshire's recycling centres are to stay open in the medium term, Oxfordshire County Council has confirmed.
23/06/2017 01:06 PM
Boost of £4m to high-speed broadband scheme in Oxfordshire will benefit more communities
THE roll-out of high-speed internet is set to spread to another 3,000 rural homes across parts of Oxfordshire.
23/06/2017 07:00 AM
Camera club: talented snappers manage to make the 'ugly' beautiful
"NOT pretty but just as sweet."
23/06/2017 06:45 AM
BREXIT - ONE YEAR ON: County's economy 'in good shape'
OXFORDSHIRE'S economy remains strong and is growing one year on from the vote for Britain to leave the European Union, according to one of the county's top business leaders.
23/06/2017 05:54 AM
New top cop appointed for county policing area
A NEW police local police area (LPA) commander has been appointed for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire.
23/06/2017 05:18 AM
'We need more time before radical NHS shake-up in Oxfordshire'
MAJOR plans to overhaul the NHS in Oxfordshire were called into question yesterday by concerned committee members.
22/06/2017 05:11 PM
RAF Benson Freedom Parade in Wallingford
Hundreds of people lined Wallingford’s Market Place to welcome an RAF Benson Freedom Parade.
22/06/2017 02:08 PM
'Increasing concern' for missing teen last seen on June 5
POLICE are appealing for help from the public to trace a 16-year-old boy missing from Kidlington
22/06/2017 11:14 AM
Saving lives and battling bed-blocking: a day in the life at one of Oxford's newest hospital units
A RAFT of controversial changes proposed for the NHS in Oxfordshire have made headlines over the past year.
22/06/2017 08:26 AM
Overwhelming support for keeping services at Horton General in consultation
OVERWHELMING support for retaining services at the Horton General Hospital was received in a consultation on sweeping changes to the county’s NHS.
22/06/2017 08:17 AM
School pledges to keep reaching for the stars after good Ofsted
TEACHERS at Banbury's most unique secondary school have said they are 'not complacent' and will shoot for the moon after resounding praise from Ofsted inspectors.
22/06/2017 08:01 AM
Scales of justice: Latest convictions from Oxfordshire magistrates' courts
22/06/2017 07:57 AM
School prom season is here – send us your pics!
LIMOS are getting booked up, the shops are running out of tuxedos and sales of hair spray have rocketed.
22/06/2017 06:08 AM
School offers up car park to solve planning row
AN AGREEMENT has been reached over plans to improve Easington Recreation Ground after a local school offered to open up its car park to families.
22/06/2017 05:08 AM
Bicester student home and dry thanks to house builder
A STUDENT at Heyford Park Free School in Upper Heyford is being sponsored by a housebuilder for the European Cheerleading Championship in Croatia.
22/06/2017 05:05 AM
Nappy win for South Oxfordshire eco-friendly firm
AN eco-friendly nappy firm has won Best Green Business in this region’s Venus Business Awards.
22/06/2017 05:05 AM
Aircraft and services supplier moving to a bigger base
AN ORGANISATION which provides aircraft, services and training to the RAF at Brize Norton is moving to a bigger purpose-built base.
22/06/2017 05:04 AM
Exercise for over-60s proves winning formula for Cowley trainer
KEEPING over-60s fit is the idea behind a new business which took the top prize at a business contest last week.
21/06/2017 03:32 PM
Two new GPs swap onto county health board which is planning the future of NHS services
TWO GPs have been elected to represent their parts of the county to help improve patient care on the board of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
21/06/2017 10:22 AM
MP raises concerns over NHS transformation plan
THE MP for Banbury has spoken about her worries over the lack of support for her constituency in plans to overhaul the NHS in Oxfordshire.
21/06/2017 06:59 AM
SUMMER SOLSTICE: Record temperatures expected on longest day of sunlight
RECORD temperatures could be set today as the UK marks summer solstice 2017.
21/06/2017 05:02 AM
Police boss calls for merged Thames Valley fire service
MERGING Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service with others in the Thames Valley would be ‘far more efficient’ and ‘totally logical’, the police commissioner of the area has claimed.
20/06/2017 05:00 PM
Faith leaders unite tonight after Finsbury mosque attack
OXFORD'S faith communities are to join together in a show of solidarity after the terrorist attack on a London mosque.
20/06/2017 09:29 AM
Police want your help in hunt for man on the run since 2012
POLICE want your help to find a wanted man in Oxford who has been on the run since 2012.
20/06/2017 08:16 AM
Cash boost for domestic abuse charity
A LIFELINE for female survivors of domestic abuse in Banbury has received a boost to keep supporting women in the town.
20/06/2017 07:10 AM
Clock purchased by school in honour of past pupil
A TRADITIONAL Quaker clock manufactured in Sibford Ferris back in the 1870s has been purchased by Sibford School near Banbury in memory of a former scholar.
20/06/2017 07:07 AM
Fate of children's centres to be decided today
THE fate of children’s centres across the county will be decided today as community groups learn whether they will get funding to keep services running.
20/06/2017 06:52 AM
Patients encouraged to get more involved with GP surgeries
PATIENTS across the county are being encouraged to lend their support and become more involved with their GP surgeries.
20/06/2017 06:32 AM
Events across the county bring communities together in memory of Jo Cox
JO Cox's message that there is more than unites us than divides us was celebrated at events across Oxfordshire in her memory.
19/06/2017 07:51 AM
A year after death of teenager country marks drowning awareness week
ONE year after a 16-year old boy drowned in the River Thames a national campaign has been launched urging children using the waterways to stay safe this summer.
19/06/2017 07:27 AM
LONDON ATTACK: Man drove van into worshippers near mosque and shouted 'I'm going to kill all Muslims'
A PEDESTRIAN has died after a man in a white van drove into worshippers near a mosque and then shouted, 'I'm going to kill all Muslims'.
19/06/2017 06:40 AM
HEATWAVE: 'Unusual' UV levels recorded as Oxfordshire set for another scorcher
OXFORDSHIRE is set to bask in another scorcher of a day with temperatures set to soar again to 30C.
19/06/2017 06:32 AM
Plea for more life-saving blood donors
A CAMPAIGN dubbed #ImThere is calling on people in Oxfordshire to sign up as blood donors.
19/06/2017 06:10 AM
THANK YOU! Organisers pay tribute as Poppy Appeal smashes its target
THE Poppy Appeal in Oxfordshire is on track to be a record breaker after fundraisers smashed their fundraising target thanks to your generosity.
19/06/2017 05:50 AM
Brexit talks set to begin today
THE newly elected MP for Oxford West and Abingdon has vowed to ‘fight for her constituents’ and oppose a hard Brexit in EU negotiations which start today.
19/06/2017 05:36 AM
Two weeks of A34 night closures set to begin
IMPROVEMENT works will close lanes on the A34 from today for more than two weeks.
19/06/2017 05:35 AM
Scales of justice: latest round-up of convictions
18/06/2017 02:46 PM
Hot tunes and warm weather pull in the crowds for Blenheim Palace festival
JAZZ artist Jamie Cullum captivated a capacity crowd of 9,000 music lovers at Blenheim Palace with soulful versions of songs by Radiohead and Ed Sheeran.
17/06/2017 08:57 AM
First World War project aims to encourage children to visit war memorials
A NEW campaign to help preserve the memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been launched across the county.
17/06/2017 08:34 AM
Pupils get planting to transform flower beds
ALMOST 300 pupils from 12 schools rolled up their sleeves and turned empty flower beds into gardens for the annual Planting in the Park Competition.
17/06/2017 07:36 AM
Sprawling new country park to open on edge of town
A NEW country park and green haven for families, walkers and wildlife is to open in Banbury, it has been announced.
17/06/2017 12:22 AM
Hat-trick of wins for construction firm Hawkins Group at the Oxfordshire Business Awards
IT was a hat-trick of wins for construction firm Hawkins Group at the 2017 Oxfordshire Business Awards.
16/06/2017 07:30 PM
Queen's Birthday Honours: unsung heroes and famous local stars honoured
A HUMBLE Oxfam shop volunteer, a famous 60s pop star, an Imam fighting extremism and one of Hollywood's hottest rising actors are among the Oxfordshire residents named in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
16/06/2017 01:52 PM
SUPER COUNCIL: Rival bid launched as councils team up against county plan
Counter-proposals to 'actually focus on issues facing residents' have been put forward to scupper plans for an Oxfordshire super council.
16/06/2017 06:27 AM
Finalists hope to claim prizes at the Oxfordshire Business Awards
STAFF from firms across Oxfordshire will meet tonight in the hope of claiming prizes at this year's Oxfordshire Business Awards.
16/06/2017 06:19 AM
Update: trains services back to normal after man killed on level crossing
NORMAL train services in an out of Oxford have resumed after a man was fatally hit by a train in the city this morning.