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Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Digging in: Preparating for the Great Oxford Canoe Race are, left to right, Anam Hoque, Ahmed Rashid, Jeremy Robinson and Philip Sowden

We’re ready for a boat race – Bangladeshi-style

Aiming high: Jade Dickerson is organising a fundraising skydive for Sobell House Hospice in memory of her best friend, Kelly Pope

Friends prepare to take flight in charity skydive for hospice

‘Long-term problem’: Basil Eastwood, chairman of Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust and a former British ambassador, is concerned for the future

Pleas for secular groups to be crumbling churches’ saviours

Escaped prisoner John Rooney no longer thought to be in the Oxford area

Escaped prisoner John Rooney no longer thought to be in the Oxford area

Broken-down lorry on the A34 causes delays northbound

Broken-down lorry on the A34 causes delays northbound

Biopsy: Prof Kevin Gatter

Gene study offers new hope to cancer patients

Man sentenced for Sandford Lock sex attack

Man sentenced for Sandford Lock sex attack

On the lookout: Ryan Evans and Jill Hunt want to find a classroom for their business Switch IT Training and Consultancy

IT classroom needed for autistic youths

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Amused: Manager of the Oxford Wine Café George Sandbach outside OUP in Jericho

Cheers as wine o’clock added to dictionary

Former Lord Mayor Carole Roberts to be laid to rest

Former Lord Mayor Carole Roberts to be laid to rest

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Green leader visits ‘at risk’ nature area

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Top marks: Dr Tim Hands, seen here with student Shiraz Dehalvi on A-level results day, has praised everyone connected with Magdalen College School for overcoming the effects of June’s fire which started in the drama office

School is all set for new term after devastating June blaze

Man jailed for 40 months after sexually assaulting woman at Sandford Lock

Man jailed for 40 months after sexually assaulting woman at Sandford Lock

Sparring: Ronnie Cooper, left, and AJ Desmond

Boxing club draws a blank in home hunt

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Care: Kimberly Bowman and Tom O’Donoghue have nominated the infant feeding team at the John Radcliffe Hospital to say thanks for their help with son, Joseph, now aged 18 weeks

Hospital infants team ‘helped give new mum hope’ in crisis

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Porter strike at John Radcliffe Hospital called off after 11th hour deal

Porter strike at John Radcliffe Hospital called off after 11th hour deal

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Two-vehicle crash partially blocking A34 near Peartree Interchange

Two-vehicle crash partially blocking A34 near Peartree Interchange

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Prison service criticised over moving dangerous inmate on run and last seen headed towards Oxford

Prison service criticised over moving dangerous inmate on run and last seen headed towards Oxford

Official: This August isn’t wettest ever

It's official: This August isn’t the wettest ever

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On the run: John Rooney

Escaped convict is a ‘risk to the public’

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‘Nerve-wracking’: Simon Hunt, chairman of Cyclox, cycling through Frideswide Square amid the roadworks and traffic

Cyclists welcome report into safety of Frideswide Square

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Launch date: The late Terry Pratchett, whose last novel is released tonight

Fans gather for Pratchett's final chapter

Public warned over prisoner who absconded and was last seen heading to Oxford

Public warned over prisoner who absconded and was last seen heading to Oxford

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Vision: An artist’s impression of what the West Way development could look like in the Supplementary Planning Document drawn up by the Vale

‘West Way masterplan just looks like another Doric all over again’ says campaigners

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Evocative: Katherine Shock says she’ll never tire of painting scenes from the city

Artists capture heart and soul of city

Rich pickings: Lucy Fletcher picks blackberries in the Barracks Lane community garden

Peace and quiet is now on the menu at community garden

Research: Nina Morgan and Philip Powell who have produced a book about the geology and inhabitants of Oxford’s cemeteries

New book on city gravestone geology is a dead good read!

Oxford man in court over child sexual exploitation charges

Oxford man in court over child sexual exploitation charges

Threshold: Judge Tom Corrie

Man in HGV heist jailed after DNA found on syphon pipe

Happy family: Resident Joe Dean with his daughter Jan Wheatfill and her whippet Meg, granddaughter Michelle Wheatfill and her border terrier Archie, and great-granddaughter Sophie McEachran, aged nine months

Doggy day at care home

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Class act: Ronnie Bates, 11, has won a scholarship to Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham

Dance has the world at his feet after overcoming operation

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Just £500 left: Gary Watts

Conman who stole £800k from pensioners can only repay £500

Extra buses planned for busy bank holiday

Extra buses planned for busy bank holiday

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Man rescued by neighbour after cigarette causes fire in Oxford property

Man rescued by neighbour after cigarette causes fire in Oxford property

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Trader: ‘I’m quitting Frideswide Square for three weeks’

Trader: ‘I’m quitting Frideswide Square for three weeks’

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Edward the missing emu found safe and well in farmer's field

Edward the missing emu found safe and well in farmer's field

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Sandy Lane level crossing

Level crossing not working at Sandy Lane in Kidlington

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Delays on trains between Oxford and Banbury due to signalling problems

Delays on trains between Oxford and Banbury due to signalling problems

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That's my boy: Paula Masih-Gill with her 15-year-old son Gabriel, who needs a £58,000 operation to enable him to walk

Family in race to raise cash for son to walk for first time ever

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West Area Planning Committee will meet at Town Hall

West Area Planning Committee will meet at Town Hall

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Drink-drive suspect arrested after Witney crash

Drink-drive suspect arrested after Witney crash

Party time: Chrissy Jackson, centre, celebrates her hen do with Sue Jackson, Sue Carter, Sandra Jackson and Dianna Williams

Grumpy in Oxford? No chance, we’re a happy and vibrant lot

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Police settle on out of court fee in lawsuit over discrimination

Police settle on out of court fee in lawsuit over discrimination

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Concerned: Barton United Football Club chairman Mick Beesley

Chairman in limbo as hunt for temporary football pitch stalls

Doing good better: Researcher William MacAskill

Charities need admin money says boffin

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Resounding success: Pam McKellen with bellringers Maurice Belcher, Oliver Hyde, Ann Belcher, Freddie Pound, Audrie Fowlie and Edward Walker

Prayers are answered as £30k is raised to repair church bells

Car comes off road and into bushes on the A420 near Botley Interchange

Car comes off road and into bushes on the A420 near Botley Interchange

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Maureen Morris is calling for people to support Kidlington’s biggest ever Help for Heroes fundraiser

Charity fundraiser Maureen's rallying cry to help our heroes

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