Update: One lane closed on A34 after crash

thisisoxfordshire: A34 traffic alert

7:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TRAFFIC accident on the A34 Western Bypass is causing delays.

Escaped prisoner arrested in Oxford

thisisoxfordshire:

2:25pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An escaped prisoner was arrested in Oxford this morning along with a man and a woman.

New ‘Victim’s Law’ to help witnesses in sex trial cases is welcomed by Oxford and Abindon MP

thisisoxfordshire: Nicola Blackwood

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN OXFORD MP has welcomed changes to the court system that would have helped victims of the Oxford grooming gang give evidence.

‘Jargon just a pain in the knowledge spine’

thisisoxfordshire: oxford city council logo

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WOLVERCOTE residents have accused Oxford City Council of using jargon to make commenting on its Northern Gateway proposals “as hard as possible”.

Accident in north Oxford causes delays

thisisoxfordshire: A40 alert

10:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Two cars have been involved in a crash in North Oxford this morning.

Riot Club film ‘not like real Oxford student life’

thisisoxfordshire:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FILM inspired by the notorious Bullingdon Club reflects real life at Oxford University no more than Morse reflects city crime rates, it has been claimed.

Police drugs team cracking the gangs who train in city

thisisoxfordshire:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

NEARLY a quarter of a million pounds worth of heroin and cocaine has been taken off street dealers in Oxford so far this year.

Update: Man charged in connection with attack in Blackbird Leys which leaves man in his 30s in hospital

thisisoxfordshire:

6:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 24-year-old man had been charged following an attack on a man in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Man, 24, is arrested after alleged assault

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 24-year-old man has been arrested over an assault on a man in his 30s in Blackbird Leys yesterday.

Girl who losts her limbs to meningitis now has house ramps, new toilet and shower at home

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SIX-year-old Charlotte Nott has a new-found independence after a £40,000 refurbishment to her home means she can get about without help from her mum.

MP’s replacement sought

thisisoxfordshire: Sir Tony Baldry

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The executive committee of North Oxfordshire Conservatives will meet next month to decide how a candidate for the Banbury constituency will be selected.

Man is charged on raids

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man with no fixed address has been charged with five burglaries in Oxford, Kennington and Weston-on-the-Green.

Electric fault starts fire

thisisoxfordshire: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An electrical fault caused fire crews to be called on Monday night.

Cannabis grower is spared a prison term

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 45-year-old Barton man caught growing cannabis has been spared jail.

New bus link will ease scientists’ journeys

thisisoxfordshire:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW bus service will transport thousands of students and staff between Oxford University’s science corridor and the John Radcliffe Hospital in just half the time current journeys take.

African project will benefit from Oxfam

thisisoxfordshire: 'Arias for a Summer Evening'

7:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHARITY art event will be held in Oxford next Thursday to support an Oxfam project in Niger.

Accused tells court he was not talking about drugs in recording

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man accused of being part of a £1.3m drugs conspiracy told jurors he cannot remember what he was talking about when he was recorded speaking about “coke” to a drug dealer.

Hundreds of new sayings recorded for posterity in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PHRASES once made popular by newspapers now go viral after appearing online, according to the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Kidlington dancer Charlotte’s in a winning lyrical spin

thisisoxfordshire:

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AGED just 12, Charlotte Boyce’s dance talents are clear for all to see.

Poor miss out on pregnancy care

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background with the wording in full Oxford University

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POORER women are less likely to receive care during pregnancy than richer women, researchers from Oxford University have said.

Health trust trying to learn lessons from mum’s death

thisisoxfordshire:

6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SON has said his mother may still be alive today if mental health staff had been better at communicating.

Credit union expanding to help those outside Blackbird Leys

thisisoxfordshire: Jim Hewitt MBE

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CREDIT union is set to open up to people who live outside an Oxford estate for the first time.

Uni team discovers gene fault link to higher cancer risk

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

5:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CITY scientists have discovered why a gene fault could put one in six people at a higher risk of cancer.

‘Homes plan could save our club’

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE CHAIRMAN of a football club fearing closure believes the “sky is the limit” if it wins a new ground as part of plans to build 1,500 homes in Woodstock.

Young and old take a dip into nature at park event

thisisoxfordshire:

10:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AFTER more than two decades showing the wonders of nature, East Oxford’s Boundary Brook Nature Park is still going strong.

Quilters put on generous spread for charity

thisisoxfordshire:

7:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROUNDABOUT Quilters will raffle off colourful duvets for Christian Aid this weekend at the annual Kidlington Flower Festival.

Organisers urge visitors to fete to unite against plans

thisisoxfordshire: vale of white horse logo

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

The third Botley Big Fete is set to be more ambitious and bigger than ever before.

Longtime resident unveils park’s hidden historic past

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BRENDA Horwood has lived in the same house in Marlborough Road for 86 years so she knows a bit about South Oxford’s history.

County moots merger for two schools in the village

thisisoxfordshire: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANS are afoot to merge a Kidlington nursery with one of the village’s primary schools.

Volunteer is urging others to create community clubs

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BLACKBIRD Leys volunteer is so proud of her community groups that she hopes it will be copied in other parts of Oxford.

Beer and tea to toast last days of summer

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE seventh annual Binsey fete on Saturday was a success as villagers turned out for a last summer outing.

Man charged with five counts of burglary

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

3:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with five counts of burglary in Oxford, Kennington and Weston on the Green.

Two-car collision causing delays on A44 between Oxford and Woodstock

thisisoxfordshire: a44 alert

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TWO-CAR collision is causing delays on the A44 southbound between Oxford and Woodstock.

Tumble drier causes Oxford house fire

thisisoxfordshire: Fire engine Oxfordshire

11:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIRE crews were called to a house on Henry Road, off Botley Road, last night after a fire broke out in a tumble drier.

City council mentoring next generation of workers

thisisoxfordshire:

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORD City Council has launched a partnership with a city school to help pupils improve their chances of getting a job.

UPDATE: Heavy traffic around Oxford causing delays to motorists and buses

thisisoxfordshire: Traffic Alert general

8:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays this morning due to heavy traffic.

Fire victim is named

thisisoxfordshire: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

8:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man who died in a house fire has been named as Christopher Butler.

Building firms invited to West Way meeting

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXFORD: The firm behind the controversial £100m regeneration of Botley’s West Way shopping centre is holding an open day for potential suppliers tomorrow.

Accused in witness box for the first time

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man accused of being involved in a £1.3m drugs conspiracy has given evidence in his trial at Oxford Crown Court.

‘Dangerous’ rapist sent to jail for abuse of girls

thisisoxfordshire:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RAPIST Lewyn Rudge has been handed a 15-year prison sentence for the “disgraceful sexual abuse” of two teenage girls.

Drug dealer’s sock contained heroin and crack cocaine

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A DRUG dealer arrested after a police raid on the recently closed Nelson pub has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Threats with a knife

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 34-year-old man has been charged with threatening someone with a knife and smashing into a recruitment agency.

Sands of time run out for city beach

thisisoxfordshire:

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The sun set on another summer at Oxford’s Castle Quarter as the artifical beach was cleared away.

Olympian Sir Steve offers half marathon fitness advice

thisisoxfordshire:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RUNNERS preparing for next month’s Oxford Half Marathon were treated to a training session with Olympic rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave.

Community association gets a year to fight eviction plan

thisisoxfordshire:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN EAST Oxford community group has been given a year to improve the way it is run or face eviction from its building.

Fitness group are all aglow after breaking training record

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FITNESS group has put its best foot forward and broken a Guinness World Record.

Firefighters called to suspected electrical 'firework' fault

thisisoxfordshire:

11:27pm Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a suspected electrical fault described as a "firework" by onlookers.

Future looking bright for children's hospice

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Helen & Douglas House was the world’s first children’s hospice to open in 1982 but it recently underwent a £1.5 million refurbishment. ANNABAL BAGDI takes a look at the new building, ahead of its official launch this evening

Man dead in Kidlington house fire named ahead of inquest

thisisoxfordshire: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

4:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN who died in a Kidlington house fire has been named as Christopher Butler.

Workshop offers lessons in traditional arts and crafts

thisisoxfordshire:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A CRAFTSWOMAN is taking people back to basics by teaching them how to make origami boxes.







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