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21/09/2017 09:56 AM
Kathy Liddell praises scheme to help improve adult social services
A WITNEY mum has praised a new working group that is helping to improve the county's adult social services.

21/09/2017 08:08 AM
Woman who tricked vulnerable home owners before stealing goods is spared jail
A WOMAN who preyed on vulnerable householders to steal thousands of pounds of goods has been spared jail.

21/09/2017 05:13 AM
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of convictions

21/09/2017 05:00 AM
The workplace 'health MOT' that could save your life
WE take our cars for a regular MOT, so why not have ourselves checked out?

21/09/2017 04:55 AM
Smart idea to help grieving youngsters
AN OXFORD university graduate has won £13,500 in an international awards scheme.

21/09/2017 04:52 AM
Legal lift for Oxford firm
OXFORD-based Knights has been listed number 82 in the UK Top 100 by The Lawyer’s league table of the UK legal sector, moving up 26 places in the past 12 months.

21/09/2017 04:50 AM
National first for PR agency named best in UK
AN OXFORDSHIRE PR agency is celebrating its first national win, after being named PR Agency of the Year at the UK Agency Awards in London.

21/09/2017 04:50 AM
Tax warning to top earners
TAX expert Owen Kyffin has warned that a quirk in the tax rules could push more high earners into paying 60 per cent income tax.

20/09/2017 05:17 PM
Burglars armed with metal pole threaten girls and elderly woman
A WOMAN in her 90s and two girls were threatened in their home during a 'distressing' burglary.

20/09/2017 04:47 PM
Wood carver sets up shop on roadside with lifelike animal creations
MOTORISTS may have encountered eagles, bears and the odd dragon on their daily commute recently.

20/09/2017 03:26 PM
Oxford City Council leader to retire from politics
OXFORD City Council's leader Councillor Bob Price will not stand for re-election next May, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

20/09/2017 02:59 PM
Counting down to the Oxford Times Job Fair
IF you are considering a new career, Oxford Town Hall is the place to be on Friday.

20/09/2017 11:17 AM
'Amelia' knocked off top spot as most popular baby names revealed
OLIVER and Olivia have emerged as the most popular names given to newborns in 2016.

20/09/2017 05:50 AM
Oxford police officer describes 'devastation' as team braces onslaught of Hurricane Maria
POLICE officers who volunteered to help relief operations after Hurricane Irma are bracing themselves for a second storm to batter the British Virgin Islands.

19/09/2017 03:20 PM
£16m spent on private ambulances in just one year
MORE than £16m has been splashed out on private ambulances for patients across the county.

19/09/2017 11:43 AM
Elderly man robbed outside Oxford Post Office
AN ELDERLY man was robbed in broad daylight in Oxford city centre.

19/09/2017 10:54 AM
New £6m care home gets ready to open
THE FINISHING touches have been added to a new £6m care home in central Banbury.

19/09/2017 07:08 AM
The 'secret of happiness' revealed - but how do you compare?
SLEEP and sex are both more important than money when it comes to people’s happiness, a survey has found.

19/09/2017 06:50 AM
Ryanair cancellations - see if your flight is affected
Ryanair has published details of flights cancelled up to the end of next month.

19/09/2017 06:46 AM
Hurricane Maria - battered Caribbean islands brace for ‘potentially catastrophic’ storm
Hurricane Maria has intensified into a 'potentially catastrophic' category five storm as it continues on a collision course with British overseas territories already battered by Irma.

19/09/2017 06:11 AM
Housing numbers: 'Ridiculous' green belt plans could be scrapped
NEW Government housing numbers could see ‘ridiculous and inappropriate’ green belt plans scrapped across the county, it has been claimed.

19/09/2017 05:26 AM
Do you like cheap beer? Then you might like this
FOR ONE day only, pub-goers in the county can enjoy a trip to their local 'Spoons' pub for even cheaper beer and food than usual.

18/09/2017 02:05 PM
Health trust guilty of failings over teenager's death
AN NHS Trust has admitted failings after the death of teenage patient Connor Sparrowhawk.

18/09/2017 10:52 AM
Repair garages told to look out for damaged silver VW after driver sped away from crash
GARAGES in the Wallingford area are being urged to look out for a silver VW Passat estate after the driver failed to stop at a crash.

18/09/2017 10:50 AM
Town marks role played in Battle of Britain 77 years on
AN OXFORDSHIRE town which played a key role in the Battle of Britain has marked the 77th anniversary of the campaign.

18/09/2017 09:16 AM
HEALTHWATCH: More transparency is needed about big decisions affecting our NHS
Eddie Duller OBE, a director at Healthwatch Oxfordshire, the county’s watchdog on health and social services matters, asks why the authorities are not more open about the big changes ahead

18/09/2017 05:12 AM
Scales of Justice: Latest round-up of convictions

18/09/2017 04:16 AM
We need far fewer homes than previously thought - so do we need to build on Green Belt?
FAR fewer homes are needed in Oxfordshire than first thought, prompting calls to scrap plans for new building projects in the Green Belt.

16/09/2017 08:52 AM
Campaigners raise concerns over hospital bed closures as winter approaches
CAMPAIGNERS are outraged by the recent bed closures across the county’s hospitals.

16/09/2017 08:30 AM
DIGNITY IN CARE: Charity boss hopes awards will help bring invisible workforce into the light
AS Age UK Oxfordshire calls for nominations for the Dignity in Care Awards, its chief executive explains why we need to celebrate and appreciate the 'invisible' workers who compassionately support our social care system.

16/09/2017 06:56 AM
'Jekyll and Hyde' drinker who threw glass at barmaid narrowly avoids jail term
A ‘JEKYLL and Hyde’ drinker who threw a glass that narrowly missed a barmaid has avoided prison.

16/09/2017 05:23 AM
Old pound coins disappear next month - but ticket machines still don't take the new ones
A RAILWAY company’s £1.8m programme to install ticket machines ready for the new £1 coin may not be complete until after the old coin is no longer in circulation.

15/09/2017 05:47 PM
Oxford is UK's 'most satisfied city'
OXFORD has been dubbed the UK's ‘most satisfied city’, according to a nationwide survey.

15/09/2017 04:52 PM
Inquest finds balloon contributed to deaths of RAF airmen in helicopter crash
THE close proximity of a surveillance balloon to a football pitch in Afghanistan where an RAF helicopter crashed when trying to land contributed to the deaths of five people, a coroner has concluded.

15/09/2017 09:38 AM
Oxford Mail Camera Club: Autumnal colours on the theme of harvest
IT IS THAT time of year when we begin the passage from summer into winter via the the vibrantly coloured walkway of autumn.

15/09/2017 09:18 AM
PROFILE: The volunteers who help children get to grips with reading
THEY dedicate more than 100 hours a year to helping children to learn to read and improve communicational skills – but they need help to reach even more youngsters.

15/09/2017 08:30 AM
HERE TO HELP - New fire engines drives rescue into the 21st century
THE fire service in Oxfordshire is driving into the 21st century thanks to a new fleet of ‘state of the art’ fire engines.

15/09/2017 06:59 AM
Help the Big Sleepout raise a record amount for rough sleepers
HOMELESSNESS charities are hoping a record-breaking Big Sleepout will raise more than £30,000 to help tackle the problem of rough sleeping in Oxford.

15/09/2017 06:46 AM
DIGNITY IN CARE: Woman inspired to become a carer after seeing first hand the sterling job they do
THE amazing care her mum received when she entered a home fuelled Julie Partlett's desire to become a carer herself.

14/09/2017 03:19 PM
'Breath-taking' response for Hurricane Irma as Oxfordshire pivotal in relief effort
THE ‘breath-taking’ response from armed forces and police officers in the county has been praised after their part in relief operations in the Caribbean.

14/09/2017 12:07 PM
Actress Claire Foy praises director of new movie Breathe
SCREEN star Claire Foy, who trained as an actress at a West Oxfordshire drama school, has spoken of her leading role in new movie Breathe.

14/09/2017 10:23 AM
Drug dealing addict spared jail - as long as he stays clear of drugs
A DRUG dealing addict who found himself back in the dock for a second time for dealing cannabis has been spared jail – provided he kicks the habit for good.

14/09/2017 09:55 AM
MP launches free water refill scheme
SOME 20 local businesses in Banbury and Bicester have signed up to offer free tap water refills.

14/09/2017 08:54 AM
Care home first in England to achieve outstanding rating
A NURSING home in Bloxham has become the first of its kind in England to be rated outstanding in every area by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

14/09/2017 08:47 AM
New £6m care home gets ready to open
THE FINISHING touches have been added to a new £6m care home in central Banbury.

14/09/2017 08:10 AM
Local firms not all at sea when it comes to Boat Show
FIVE marine businesses from the county are exhibiting at the Southampton Boat Show, which starts tomorrow.

14/09/2017 05:53 AM
County will bid for £280m of major transport improvements
THE county will bid for more than £280m of transport improvements to the north and west of the city, including the long-awaited dualling of the A40, to deal with proposed housing growth.

14/09/2017 05:15 AM
9 to 5 could be a thing of the past, according to one pioneering woman
MOTHER-of-three Helen Wright remembers the moment she started her campaign for flexible working.

14/09/2017 04:48 AM
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of conviction
Banbury Magistrates

14/09/2017 04:12 AM
Nearly 300 hospital beds out of action after 'concerning' wave of closures
THE latest wave of bed closures across the county's hospitals has raised 'deep concerns' with a health watchdog, with nearly 300 beds now out of action.