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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:30:00 +0100
Plan to delay Oxfordshire elections to 2022 is 'unacceptable'
AN 'EXTRAORDINARY' bid by the leader of Oxfordshire County Council to postpone next year's local elections another year has been described as ‘unacceptable’ for local democracy.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:00 +0100
Office building which council wanted to knock down set for £750k refitting
A CITY centre office block which is so out-of-date it was almost demolished is now going to be converted into ‘affordable and innovative’ workspace for just £750,000.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:22:47 +0100
PC Harper murder trial: Henry Long gives evidence at Old Bailey
A TEENAGE driver told his passengers to 'shut up' and 'put the music on' as he dragged PC Andrew Harper to his death, a court has heard.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:41:05 +0100
Most likely local lockdowns: Oxford in top 25 of coronavirus list
A NEW tracker has revealed how likely it is that Oxford will be put on a local lockdown.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:47:28 +0100
Cowley Road: police and ambulances attend incident on major Oxford route
AMBULANCE crews and police were called to a serious medical emergency on Oxford's Cowley Road this afternoon.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:26:06 +0100
REVEALED: Oxford's on the list of Lovehoney's sexiest places
OXFORD residents have been getting frisky in the bedroom during lockdown, according to the UK’s biggest sex toy retailer.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:38:29 +0100
Thieves take garden strimmer from Abingdon garage
POLICE are hunting for two men who stole a garden strimmer wearing high visibility vests.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:00:00 +0100
‘Where is the money coming from?’ Oxfordshire's cycle funding shortfall explained
AN MP has demanded answers from Oxfordshire County Council about where money to fund cycling improvements is coming from after the council lost out on half of an expected grant.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:00:11 +0100
Oxford United fans react to League One play-off semi-final win over Portsmouth
OXFORD United fans are still trying to catch their breath following last night's nail-biting penalty shoot-out victory over Portsmouth.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:03:14 +0100
Poll: petition to cut VAT (tax) on sun screen
SUPERMARKET bosses are calling on the government to scrap tax on sun cream.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:22:09 +0100
Two arrested after Sonning Common drugs warrant
TWO men were arrested in a South Oxfordshire village on drugs charges.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:09:25 +0100
Oxfordshire theatres #LightItInRed to show emergency
IT might look dramatic, but this is an emergency.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:01:44 +0100
Oxford Boxing Academy criticises decision to keep gyms shut
PLANS to keep indoor gyms shut while other businesses such as pubs reopen have been branded as a 'threat' to public health by a head coach at the Oxford Boxing Academy.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:41:09 +0100
Ultimate success as Picture Palace raises £34,000 in a day
A DESPERATE survival appeal by Oxford’s only independent cinema passed its £18,000 target in 90 minutes – with help from the Oxford Mail.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:50:00 +0100
Closed toilets at Orchard Centre Didcot has left people urinating outside
The public toilets are still not open in Didcot’s Orchard Centre and residents are concerned about the ‘spectacle of people urinating’ outside and around the shopping area.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:00:00 +0100
10 Oxford nightclubs that have closed since 2000
WHETHER it is the cheesy tunes that pull you in or your favourite cocktails, Oxford’s nightlife guarantees a good time.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:03:11 +0100
Oxford coronavirus study calls universal face mask wearing
Face masks, even homemade ones, are effective in reducing the spread of coronavirus and should be used by everyone, according to a new Oxford study.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:20:00 +0100
White Hart at Wytham's dining pods get thumbs up from head of Oxford's coronavirus vaccine programme
THE professor leading Oxford’s world-leading coronavirus vaccination programme has given her approval to innovative socially-distanced dining pods at a village pub.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:10:13 +0100
Lark Hill caravans set on fire in Wantage arson attack
A PAIR of caravans were destroyed last night after being set on fire in Wantage.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:01:13 +0100
ON YER BIKE: Oxfordshire County Council needs to be bold and ambitious
IN ORDER to get more people cycling and walking once lockdown eases, the Government created an Emergency Active Travel fund that councils with responsibilities for highways could bid for. The invitation to bid set out a very clear requirement that any project should ‘promote cycling as a replacement for journeys previously made by public transport’.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:10:07 +0100
Oxford death rate stayed higher than normal in May
DEATHS in Oxford remained higher than normal levels in May following a spike the previous month, official figures show.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:11 +0100
Oxford Youth Strike to stage 'die-in' at secret spot
CLIMATE campaigners are planning to stage a dramatic 'die-in' protest at as-yet undisclosed location in the centre of Oxford later this month.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:17 +0100
Row as pupils at King Alfred’s in Wantage are asked to return in uniform
PARENTS are annoyed after a school told them students were to return within days in full uniform - or be turned away.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:03:27 +0100
Thieves steal bike from shed in Oxford
FOUR bikes were almost taken from a shed at a property in Oxford on Monday.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:10:08 +0100
Headington School pupils bake cakes for NHS on 72nd birthday
Pupils in Oxford baked cakes for frontline staff to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:50:17 +0100
Florence Park community cafe Flo's reopens after lockdown
A COMMUNITY cafe in East Oxford has reopened today.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:00 +0100
NHS ‘still feeling impact of coronavirus’ over routine work
HOSPITAL chiefs have thanked those waiting for non-urgent operations for their patience during the pandemic but said rescheduling was ‘not straightforward’ and warned the NHS was still feeling the impact of coronavirus.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:52:05 +0100
Lawnmower stolen from Oxford shed
THIEVES stole garden machinery from a shed at a house in Oxford last week.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:01:15 +0100
Joana Baptista win the Diana Award for her positive service
AN Oxford woman has received an award for going above and beyond in her daily life to create and sustain positive change around the world.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:01:28 +0100
David Attenborough mural is Cowley Road Carnival tribute
To honour the Cowley Road Carnival, local artist Andrew Mani Manson (The Big Orange M) has painted a huge portrait of Sir David Attenborough.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:01:20 +0100
Village could lose three popular businesses
Villagers have been left devastated after two popular businesses have announced they are closing because their site is being redeveloped, and a third has announced it will not be opening for the foreseeable future.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:02:03 +0100
Appeal for help after Oxfordshire carpenter's asbestos death
THE widow of a carpenter from Oxfordshire has urged his former colleagues to come forward following his death from asbestos-related cancer – only a month after diagnosis.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:15 +0100
More homes planned at Kingfisher Meadows in Witney
PLANS to build 10 more homes at a new estate have been blasted as 'making a mockery of the planning process'.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:05:13 +0100
Council Launched community conference online to help vulnerable
A SERIES of events and workshops for the community goes online this week with the aim of encouraging closer working relationships with people who receive adult care and support as part of Co-production week.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:08 +0100
Remember When: Fire tore through Cowley Road Hospital in 1964
FIREFIGHTERS were faced with a destructive blaze as it tore its way through Cowley Road Hospital in April, 1964.
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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:19 +0100
Council U-turn is the biggest sign of the times yet
IT'S quite possibly the biggest sign of the times in Oxford yet.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:37:23 +0100
Coffee chain Pret A Manger to shut doors
Coffee chain Pret A Manger is set to close around 30 of its 410 UK shops.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:07:29 +0100
Abingdon and Didcot fire crews race to recycling centre
FIRE crews from two stations battled a blaze at a recycling centre in Abingdon.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 04:01:07 +0100
SCALES OF JUSTICE: Latest results from Oxford's courts
OXFORD MAGISTRATES'
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:47:03 +0100
Care home staff in Oxfordshire get weekly coronavirus test
CARE homes in Oxfordshire are taking part in a pilot government coronavirus testing programme.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:40:03 +0100
'No upsurge' at A&E on Super Saturday in Oxfordshire
REVELLERS in Oxfordshire have been thanked by hospital bosses after a feared spike in people attending A&E failed to materialise this weekend.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:30:00 +0100
Oxfordshire's councils will get more money help them out of coronavirus funding black hole
OXFORDSHIRE's strapped-for-cash councils are looking carefully at what new government funding to help them recover from the coronavirus will provide to them.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:52:41 +0100
Have you seen a stolen tractor?
THIEVES stole a giant tractor from a cricket ground at the weekend.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:37:56 +0100
Ennio Morricone: tributes to composer who died today
Tributes have been paid to Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created The Good, The Bad And The Ugly's theme, following his death aged 91.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:00:00 +0100
Supermarket food fears: urgent recalls from Asda and Aldi
SUPERMARKETS have issued urgent food recalls for everyday items over fears they may be unsafe.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 06:30:00 +0100
What pubs are open in Oxford?
SUPER Saturday saw pubs and restaurants reopen and punters flock to get their first sip of a pub-poured pint since March.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 04:01:00 +0100
Electro shock therapy used on Oxfordshire patients
PATIENTS in Oxfordshire had electroconvulsive therapy, formerly known as electro-shock therapy, on at least 12 occasions in the last five years, new figures reveal.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 04:01:11 +0100
Wantage railway station will not reopen in Beeching reversal
A BID to open a new railway station in southern Oxfordshire 'did not make the cut' in a £500 million Government shortlist.
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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:06:22 +0100
Yellow Submarine cafe in Oxford reopens this week
A POPULAR cafe in Oxford will reopen its doors this week..
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