Cyclists warned: Don't be dimwits

thisisoxfordshire:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BIKE safety campaigners have warned that cyclists are risking their lives, after an Oxford Mail survey found more than half of them were riding without lights.

Daredevil pilot is air apparent for world championship glory

thisisoxfordshire:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

IT has been called the fastest and most exhilarating daredevil sport on the planet, and an Oxfordshire airman could become world champion.

'All clear' skydive with Spice Girl

thisisoxfordshire:

10:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORD Brookes student has told of excitement at jumping out of an aeroplane with a Spice Girl to celebrate getting the all-clear from cancer.

Car park set to stay open

thisisoxfordshire: oxford city council logo

8:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

Resurfacing work set to close a Summertown car park has been called off.

Update: Oxford University student Isobel Priest is found safe and well

thisisoxfordshire:

8:49am Saturday 25th October 2014

Police have said the 21-year-old Oxford University student who was reported missing has been found safe and well.

Suspects are released

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

Two men were released without charge after being arrested on suspicion of rape on Thursday.

Runaway emu killed after crash with car

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN EMU escaped from a garden in Boar’s Hill and died after being hit by a car, Thames Valley Police said yesterday.

West Way supporters 'bullied into silence'

thisisoxfordshire: The artists’ impression by Doric to redevelop West Way in Botley

8:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE developers behind the proposed £100m Botley regeneration scheme have claimed some of their supporters have been “bullied into silence”.

Fashion Week: First male Face of Oxford a front-runner from start

thisisoxfordshire:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

IT was a case of right place and right time for this year’s Face of Oxford.

Bail given in selfie case

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

7:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

A man accused of attacking a woman in a nightclub, who went on to pose for a “no make-up selfie”, appeared in Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

Stalwart presenter to quit Radio Oxford

thisisoxfordshire:

7:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

BBC Radio Oxford presenter Malcolm Boyden is to leave the station for a job at BBC Hereford and Worcester.

Teen making her singing dreams the real deal

thisisoxfordshire:

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

WHILE many teenagers dream of becoming a pop star, one Oxford singer is actually doing it.

Royals and residents join to mourn a popular Duke

thisisoxfordshire:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FAMILY, friends and schoolchildren paid their final respects to the 11th Duke of Marlborough at his funeral in Woodstock yesterday.

Community service for benefits cheat

thisisoxfordshire: Scales of Justice

6:50am Saturday 25th October 2014

A 25-year-old fraudster has been sentenced to community service after pleading guilty to claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Bowl-ed over by green cup to drink tea in style

thisisoxfordshire:

6:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

IT may be Britain’s favourite beverage, but leave your mugs at home for this new exhibition showing how to drink tea in style.

Flooding victims told they won't be left out of pocket

thisisoxfordshire: Burst water main closes Lower Hall Lane in Chingford

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FLOOD-HIT residents will not have to pay two sets of council tax after water bosses pledged to foot extra costs.

Care home fails five out of seven inspection standards

thisisoxfordshire: Care Quality Commission logo

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN Oxford care home that opened last year has failed five out of seven categories it was inspected on by the official watchdog.

Ecclestone allows Caterham break

thisisoxfordshire: The gates at the Caterham factory in Leafield remain closed for a second day

11:47am Friday 24th October 2014

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has given special dispensation to Caterham to miss the next two grands prix whilst a buyer is sought for the cash-strapped marque.

Vision: Passenger trains could run on Cowley branch line

thisisoxfordshire:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

PASSENGER trains could be running on Oxford’s Cowley branch line within five years, the Oxford Mail can reveal.

How £367,000 adds up to a boost for Oxford cycling

thisisoxfordshire: Cyclist stock

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Oxford Mail can today give full details of where £367,000 of council cash is being spent on city cycle improvements.

Sailors battle for regatta honours

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OXFORD sailors did battle on the high seas of Farmoor Reservoir in the Oxford Sailability regatta.

School rugby players tackle new designs for kit

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

ART and sport collided at Wheatley Rugby Football Club as young rugby players got to grips with designing a new kit for their teams.

Streets ahead with Mini’s urban dance

thisisoxfordshire:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SERIES of dance workshops have been given wheels thanks to funding from Mini Plant Oxford.

Men arrested on suspicion of rape are released without charge

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

2:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men have been released after being arrested on suspicion of rape in Oxford yesterday. 

Castle Mill report to be published at last

thisisoxfordshire: The view of the Castle Mill development from Port Meadow

8:40am Friday 24th October 2014

A long-awaited report into the effects of the Castle Mill student flats neighbouring Port Meadow will be published on Thursday.

Rock stars turn back time for ’80s spectacular

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE cast of musical Rock of Ages wore mortar boards to give the people of Oxford a lesson in rock ‘n’ roll before taking to the New Theatre stage.

Two arrested in city centre rape investigation

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were arrested on suspicion of rape yesterday after a man reported being attacked in a city centre alleyway.

UPDATE: Men arrested on suspicion of raping a man in an alleyway in Oxford remain in custody

thisisoxfordshire:

8:20am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men arrested on suspicion of rape after reports a man was attacked in an alleyway near New Inn Hall Street are still in custody.

Viability study is under way over 1,400-seat concert hall

thisisoxfordshire:

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS for a £9m concert hall in Oxford that could house 1,400 people will depend on the findings of a new study, the school behind the plans said.

Blueprint for a £110m cancer research centre

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county patients.

Porter bids to be MP

thisisoxfordshire: n ALL EARS: UKIP candidates Dickie Bird, left, and Alan Harris are eager for information. Picture: OX58941 David Fleming

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A university porter has left his job to run as an MP for UKIP.

Man had blade ‘for protection’

thisisoxfordshire: Scales of Justice

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD who had a “fearsome” bladed weapon in a public place was only trying to protect his home and his family, a jury heard yesterday.

City roadworks hassle is worthwhile, says minister

thisisoxfordshire: OCC Cabinet member for transport, David Nimmo-Smith.

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

MULTIPLE roadworks that cause city traffic gridlock are “worth it”, a minister has said.

Temporary Oxpens car park will have only half the space

thisisoxfordshire:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A TEMPORARY replacement car park for Oxford’s Westgate multi-storey will provide less than half the number of spaces at present, it has been announced.

All fired up for popular adults’ pottery classes

thisisoxfordshire:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ADULTS enjoyed a pottery class at the East Oxford Community Centre.

Four-minute-miler celebrates with athletes

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SIR Roger Bannister returned to Oxford’s famous Vincent’s Club as the club celebrated its 150th anniversary with the award of scholarships and bursaries for outstanding student athletes.

Lively festival tackling the grave issue everyone faces

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SKELETONS and skulls brought a graveyard to life during the launch of the city’s festival of death.

Working to fashion a city extravaganza

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As preparation hots up for Oxford Fashion Week’s Autumn/Winter event next month, Annabal Bagdi takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes to make the glittering event such a success

Obituary: The 11th Duke of Marlborough, custodian of Blenheim Palace

thisisoxfordshire:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE 11th Duke of Marlborough, who has died aged 88, made it his life’s work to preserve Blenheim Palace for the future.

New £110m cancer research centre planned for Oxford

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Univesity logo white lettering blue background new logo

3:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £110m cancer research centre is planned for Headington to study pioneering treatment with hundreds of county sufferers.

Judge criticises "catastrophic" CPS after trial postponement

thisisoxfordshire: Oxford Crown Court

2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “catastrophic failure” by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) which caused a trial to be put off until next year.

Lorry driver is sent to prison for causing fatal accident on M40

thisisoxfordshire:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LORRY driver who “completely obliterated” the back of a car when he smashed into it has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

Oxford's Lord Mayor gives ancient city walls the once-over

thisisoxfordshire:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NOT crumbling too much and graffiti free: Oxford’s ancient city walls were given a clean bill of health in yesterday’s traditional inspection.

Oxford University opens cancer research institute

thisisoxfordshire: university of oxford logo

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A cancer research institute will open at Oxford University today.

Police investigate Marston dog attack

thisisoxfordshire: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A criminal investigation has been launched after a man was bitten by a dog as he came to the rescue of a woman in Marston, Oxfod.

‘Mr Scouting’ Reg Hayes, 99, dies after 87 years’ loyal service

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

REG Hayes, believed to be Britain’s longest serving Scout, has died at the age of 99.

New Bishop of Oxford will live outside city as current £10m house deemed too expensive

thisisoxfordshire:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FOR decades, the Bishop of Oxford has lived in a North Oxford property worth millions.

Charity concert will honour Oxford's famous Dr Radcliffe

thisisoxfordshire:

7:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MUSICAL medics are tuning up for a concert to commemorate pioneering Oxford physician Dr John Radcliffe.

Badger cull protest in Oxford to be held this weekend

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6:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A protest against the culling of badgers will go through Oxford on Saturday.

MP praises work tackling bone issues

thisisoxfordshire:

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OXFORD MP Nicola Blackwood has praised city researchers for their work in tackling osteoporosis.







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