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27/07/2017 05:38 PM
Out-of-this-world space camp launches a summer of science in Oxfordshire
AN ELECTRIC summer of science across Oxfordshire blasted off with an out-of-this-world space camp.

27/07/2017 03:31 PM
Evening commuter train to Oxford revealed as one of country's most overcrowded
AN EVENING commuter train from London Paddington to Oxford has been revealed as one of most overcrowded in the country.

27/07/2017 03:14 PM
Update: Three-car crash on M40 is cleared
A THREE-CAR crash this afternoon entirely blocked the M40 southbound.

27/07/2017 09:14 AM
'Cycling is the new golf' - businessman networking on two wheels
CYCLING is the new golf, according to an Oxford-based investor.

27/07/2017 09:03 AM
New report sheds light on Oxfordshire office rent costs
OXFORD and South Oxfordshire out-performed long-term averages in 2016 and the first three months of this year, according to a new report.

27/07/2017 08:08 AM
Your chance to nominate streets to name after war heroes
TOWNS and villages across North Oxfordshire are invited to suggest names for newly-built streets in memory of those who died in armed conflicts.

27/07/2017 07:47 AM
Street attack: Robber repeatedly slashes man's face with blade
A ROBBER cut a man's face during a 'frightening' attack in a Banbury street.

27/07/2017 07:00 AM
Last ditch plea to save hospital services
CAMPAIGNERS have sent a final plea to a health body before it makes a decision over the fate of the Horton General Hospital.

27/07/2017 05:00 AM
Disabled entrepreneurs in Oxfordshire urged to compete for £30,000 prize
DISABLED people in Oxfordshire who have started their own business are being encouraged to enter a competition with a top prize of £30,000.

27/07/2017 05:00 AM
Oxford boss goes back to school
THE new boss of an accountancy firm has followed his own advice by gaining more qualifications.

27/07/2017 05:00 AM
Energy firm in powerful pledge to Oxford workforce
POWER generation firm Drax has pledged its commitment to its 100 staff in Oxford, saying it plans to expand its base here.

26/07/2017 11:02 PM
New head of bank for regional business lending in Oxfordshire
A NEW regional director for small-to-medium sized firms in the county has been appointed by Lloyds Bank commercial banking.

26/07/2017 03:24 PM
'Worrying and upsetting': MP blocks Facebook comments amid torrent of abuse
THE MP for Banbury has removed all comments from her public Facebook page after a surge in online abuse over the course of last week.

26/07/2017 02:16 PM
PROFILE: The woman tasked with improving life for those with learning disabilities
THE new director of services for people with learning disabilities is passionate about improving the health inequalities they suffer.

26/07/2017 12:50 PM
Youngsters learn about the natural environment
YOUNGSTERS at Cropredy Primary School have taken part in a pioneering project to learn about where their food comes from.

26/07/2017 09:05 AM
Gannett winners urge others to try for a slice of grant funding
ALMOST £30,000 was handed out to a bunch of good causes in Oxfordshire as they bagged a slice of the Gannett Foundation cash in the last round of funding.

26/07/2017 08:18 AM
Caution for demonstrator who chained himself to council building
A MAN who chained himself to the gates of Cherwell District Council's offices with a sound system blaring has got away with a caution.

26/07/2017 06:00 AM
Oxfordshire bus drivers 'most efficient and safe in the country'
STAGECOACH bus drivers in Oxfordshire have been crowned the best in the UK for 'eco-friendly' and safe driving for a third year running.

26/07/2017 05:13 AM
Serious doubts over future of Truck Festival after going 'too commercial'
SERIOUS questions have been raised over the future of south Oxfordshire's biggest music festival, with the farmer who owns the site accusing organisers of making it far too commercial at the expense of charities.

26/07/2017 05:08 AM
Truck ticket problems: consumer rights champ looks into group legal action
A CONSUMER champion has appealed for anyone who thinks they were ripped off by this year’s Truck ticketing system to get in touch.

25/07/2017 12:45 PM
Aircraft from RAF Brize Norton had near-miss from 'catastrophic' collision
AN RAF tanker air craft based at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire narrowly avoided a 'catastrophic' mid-air collision with two US fighter jets, according to a newly-released report.

25/07/2017 12:30 PM
BMW announces electric Mini will be built in Oxford
THE electric Mini will be built at BMW's Cowley plant, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

25/07/2017 09:23 AM
New shredder courtesy of Castle Quay makes light work of undergrowth
A NEW shredder gifted to volunteers by the owners of Castle Quay Shopping Centre is making light work of canalside undergrowth.

25/07/2017 08:43 AM
Bin collections set to change for 33,000 households
ALMOST 33,000 households in Banbury and across North Oxfordshire are to be affected by bin collection changes coming into effect next week.

25/07/2017 08:40 AM
Get £500 to make a one-minute film about your rural area
A GRANT scheme funding communities to make sure films about rural life has been launched.

25/07/2017 07:20 AM
Wildlife Park staff had 'no option' but to shoot escaped wolf
STAFF at Cotswold Wildlife Park were left with 'no option' but to shoot dead an escaped wolf.

25/07/2017 06:24 AM
Remember Duncan the Botley A34 dummy? He's making a comeback
IN his heyday Duncan the Dummy entertained thousands of commuters from his platform above the A34 at Botley.

25/07/2017 06:20 AM
POWER STRUGGLE: 'Heavy-handed' interference in schools is driving teachers away warns retiring head
A HEAVY-HANDED approach to education is driving teachers and new recruits away from the profession and putting children’s futures at risk, it has been warned.

25/07/2017 04:23 AM
SURVEY: Patients no longer see GP as main source of medical help
WITH primary care on the brink of change, a county-wide survey has revealed a majority of patients would be happy to see someone else instead of their GP.

24/07/2017 06:17 PM
It’s mud, mud, glorious mud for 'amazing' Truck Festival revellers
MUSIC-lovers at the weekend's Truck Festival have been praised for their enthusiasm and high spirits after the biggest – and wettest – event in its 20 year history.

24/07/2017 10:05 AM
Inspirational artist shares tips and tricks on living life to the full with dementia
AN inspirational woman wants to share her tips and tricks on how you can still live life to the full with dementia.

24/07/2017 09:58 AM
VIDEO: Man arrested following council office protest
A MAN carring large quantities of petrol and lighter fluid has reportedly chained himself to the railings outside Cherwell District Council.

24/07/2017 07:02 AM
PICTURES: 2007 floods 10 years on - a city swamped
IN July 2007, Oxfordshire suffered its worst floods in living memory.

24/07/2017 05:01 AM
THANK YOU! Fundraisers smash £800,000 mark for Children's Hospital
THOUSANDS of people have run, walked, climbed and even danced to raise more than £800,000 for Oxford Children's Hospital since its 10th anniversary appeal launched six months ago.

23/07/2017 11:00 PM
TRUCK FESTIVAL GALLERY: Mud and mayhem as Truck celebrates 20 years
A record number of artists and music-lovers braved rain and deep mud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Oxfordshire’s biggest festival of rock and new music – describing it as 'amazing fun' despite the weather.

22/07/2017 10:43 AM
RAF personnel work up a sweat on fitness day
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS from Oxfordshire joined forces with RAF servicemen to mark annual ‘Work Out at Work Day’.

22/07/2017 08:00 AM
Good causes urged to apply for thousands in funding
A CALL has gone out to good causes and community groups to try their luck at receiving thousands of pounds worth of funding.

22/07/2017 07:26 AM
Football tournament kicks off tomorrow in memory of keen player who died in holiday hotel balcony fall
FAMILY and friends will hold a football tournament tomorrow to honour the memory of a 23-year-old footballer who lost his life on holiday.

22/07/2017 06:30 AM
MP's warning: 'Complicated' process could cost parents their free childcare
PARENTS eligible for free nursery provision are being put off by 'complicated' applications, an MP has warned.

22/07/2017 05:21 AM
Train track electrification will go ahead in Oxfordshire
THE electrification of the railway between Oxford and Didcot will go ahead as planned despite the project being scrapped across parts of the country.

22/07/2017 05:11 AM
Oxfordshire FA kicks off partnership with children's hospital
A SEASON-LONG partnership between Oxfordshire FA and Oxford Children’s Hospital will be launched with a charity football match.

21/07/2017 06:10 PM
PICS: Swan Upping reveals population has skyrocketed for first time in years
CRIMSON coats returned to the River Thames as a royal team tallied Oxfordshire's swan population.

21/07/2017 12:28 PM
Disgruntled Truck Festival-goers report queues of more than 2.5 miles to get in
IT should be the highlight of Oxfordshire's music calendar, but revellers heading to Truck Festival today could be excused for not feeling the festival spirit.

21/07/2017 12:03 PM
DRUG RAIDS: Police target dealers who invade homes of 'vulnerable people'
A SERIES of police raids saw 'several' arrests made in Banbury, as part of a crackdown on dealers who exploit the vulnerable.

21/07/2017 05:08 AM
£9bn of infrastructure needed to cope with population boom
A 'CONSIDERABLE' funding gap of £9bn needs to be plugged for infrastructure schemes to cope with the thousands of new homes and jobs expected by 2040.

21/07/2017 05:00 AM
Free hospital parking as machines still don't take new £1
A HEALTH trust has lost tens of thousands of pounds after hospital parking meters were out-of-action for more than a month

21/07/2017 04:43 AM
HOSPITAL DEATHS: Shocking figures reveal the divide between rich and poor
'HORRIFIC' hospital mortality figures have laid bare the health inequalities faced by thousands of people in Oxfordshire from cradle to grave.

20/07/2017 01:15 PM
M40 reopens after woman 'fell from bridge'
THE M40 has been reopened after a woman fell from a bridge over the carriageway.

20/07/2017 05:37 AM
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of convictions

20/07/2017 05:09 AM
Town celebrates as life saving device is installed
COUNTLESS lives could be saved in Banbury thanks to the sterling efforts of a local solicitors' firm on behalf of the Lions Club of Banbury.