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Richard Barlow quit as a taxi driver after becoming fed up with the city’s heavy traffic and poor state of its roads Picture: Andrew Walmsley

Cabbie of 40 years finishes as Oxford's roadworks become too much

Blue plaque on the cards for architect

Blue plaque on the cards for architect

Traffic lights not working at Cowley roundabout

Breaking Traffic lights not working at Cowley roundabout

Ellise Watson, 11, Connor Mills, 11, and Erin Qualter, 10, were among the youngsters from the Leys Community Development Initiative who were involved in the filming

Life stories from the Leys are captured for a documentary

Police cordon at Oxford Castle Quarter after man in 20s assaulted

Police cordon at Oxford Castle Quarter after man in 20s assaulted

Police helicopter used to hunt man after collision in pub car park

Police helicopter used to hunt man after collision in pub car park

Delays of up to 30 minutes on services through Oxford due to broken down train

Delays of up to 30 minutes on services through Oxford due to broken down train

Grand plans: New River Retail development director Francois Nairac at Templars Square

Backers hope more upgrades follow £50m Templars Square Shopping Centre revamp

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Headington park

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Headington park

Anxious: Mum Sara Kemp

‘It could be toxic giant hogweed but no-one seems to really care’

Striking: Eleanor Greenhalge with some of her art

Eleanor’s tiny people are making a big impact

Attraction: The band Horns of Plenty who are performing at next month’s Leys Festival

Horns will give Leys Festival sax appeal

Contents of removed canisters remain a mystery

Contents of removed canisters remain a mystery

Memories: Wendy Trinder with mum Jean Arnatt and Jack Russell Harvey

Blaze hero postman had earlier first-class rescue

Accident: The scene of the crash in Ock Street

Driver in collision survives without major injuries

Sport

Mark Farmer

CRICKET: Mark Farmer appointed OCB performance cricket manager

Kirtlington’s Josh McEachran during his time at Stamford Bridge

FOOTBALL: Injury sees McEachran ruled out of Oxford United tie

Jez Hicks, who captained Witney for eight years, has decided to stop playing due to a torn tendon in his right shoulder – ending a 15-year stint in the first team

RUGBY UNION: Shoulder injury forces Witney’s Jez Hicks to call it a day

Former Witney captain Jez Hicks has hung up his boots due to a shoulder injury

RUGBY UNION: Jez Hicks calls time after 15 years at Witney

Cumnor U13s: Back (from left): Adam Soanes, Dan Blakey, Amar Madar, manager Zogey Hussain, Freddie Nunn, Idris Hussain. Front: Tom Early, Hamish Harrison-Cushing, Niall Huckins, Tom Lydford-Brace, Euan Taylor, Samuel Down

CRICKET: Cumnor see off Abingdon Vale to land Under 13 trophy

Archie Spittles made 52 for Oxfordshire Under 17s as they lost by 38 runs on first innings to Shropshire Picture: Steve Wheeler

CRICKET: Depleted Oxfordshire Under 17s fall short in pursuit of Shropshire score

CRICKET: Carla Wood shines to pull off thrilling Oxfordshire victory

CRICKET: Carla Wood shines to pull off thrilling Oxfordshire victory

RUGBY UNION: Hard work pays off for flourishing Gosford All Blacks

RUGBY UNION: Hard work pays off for flourishing Gosford All Blacks

Oxfordshire captain George Reid smashed 141 runs off 133 balls during their Royal London Under 17 Cup victory over Herefordshire

CRICKET: Rising stars George Reid and Jordan Garrett blast tons as Oxfordshire double up

Horspath U11s. Back row (from left): Hylton Harvey, Luke Heritage, Olly Hudson, Alfie Turner, Lukas Yendole, Saif Dogal, Owen Dore. Front: Chris Batten, Joe Gibbs, Charlie Turner, George Crawford, Hector Harvey

CRICKET: Alex Ferreira shines as Aston Rowant book under 15 finals spot

CRICKET: Chloe Hill falls short of century, but inspires Banbury win

CRICKET: Chloe Hill falls short of century, but inspires Banbury win

Lloyd Sabin returns for Banbury against Tring Park

CRICKET: Banbury captain Luke Ryan targets Tring Park double to strengthen title hopes

Aston Rowant captain Josh Smith

CRICKET: Aston Rowant eye Shipton scalp as skipper Josh Smith seeks progress

CRICKET: Oxfordshire veterans fall short despite Malcolm Evans’ efforts

CRICKET: Oxfordshire veterans fall short despite Malcolm Evans’ efforts

National Sport

Jose Mourinho, left, called the Wembley pitch "a disaster" after the Community Shield defeat to Arsenal.

FA: Wembley pitch will improve

Angel di Maria is set to sign for Paris St Germain after one season with Manchester United

Di Maria set for PSG medical

WADA and the IAAF will investigate the doping claims

Bodies promise to act after leak

The Sunday Times says it has been given access to a leaked database containing 12,000 blood tests from more than 5,000 athletes

Coe: IAAF will respond to report

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