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This is Oxfordshire
Drumbeats cut through drizzle at care home summer feteYOUNG-AT-HEART residents at a Blackbird Leys care home got their groove on at a
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 hours ago
YOUNG-AT-HEART residents at a Blackbird Leys care home got their groove on at a summer fete on Saturday. Staff and elderly residents at Longlands Care Home including Clifford Roberts, pictured, were treated to rousing rhythms throughout the day... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Drumbeats cut through drizzle at care home summer feteYOUNG-AT-HEART residents at a Blackbird Leys care home got their groove on at a
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
YOUNG-AT-HEART residents at a Blackbird Leys care home got their groove on at a summer fete on Saturday. Staff and elderly residents at Longlands Care Home including Clifford Roberts, pictured, were treated to rousing rhythms throughout the day... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scales of justice: Latest round-up of convictionsin Knights Road, Oxford on June 30 2017. Also admitted on June 30 2017, without
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
in Knights Road, Oxford on June 30 2017. Also admitted on June 30 2017, without reasonable excuse, attending Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, which he was prohibited from doing by an anti-social behaviour order made on December 15 2014 by Oxford... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Latest round-up of convictionsin Knights Road, Oxford on June 30 2017. Also admitted on June 30 2017, without
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in Knights Road, Oxford on June 30 2017. Also admitted on June 30 2017, without reasonable excuse, attending Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, which he was prohibited from doing by an anti-social behaviour order made on December 15 2014 by Oxford... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Campaign to save Oxford Stadium goes nationalas the site continues to decay. Linda Smith met with Mr Sadler to ‘chart a pla
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
as the site continues to decay. Linda Smith met with Mr Sadler to ‘chart a plan’ to give members of the community in Blackbird Leys and campaigners a timescale on proceedings. She previously said having a senior officer working on the stadium... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Campaign to save Oxford Stadium goes nationalas the site continues to decay. Linda Smith met with Mr Sadler to ‘chart a pla
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
as the site continues to decay. Linda Smith met with Mr Sadler to ‘chart a plan’ to give members of the community in Blackbird Leys and campaigners a timescale on proceedings. She previously said having a senior officer working on the stadium... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Good causes urged to apply for thousands in fundingback to hundreds of young people devoting their time to looking after others.
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
back to hundreds of young people devoting their time to looking after others. Other successful applicants included Blackbird Leys-based RAW workshop which employs and trains people facing disadvantage by creating garden furniture and other... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Good causes urged to apply for thousands in fundingback to hundreds of young people devoting their time to looking after others.
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
back to hundreds of young people devoting their time to looking after others. Other successful applicants included Blackbird Leys-based RAW workshop which employs and trains people facing disadvantage by creating garden furniture and other... Read more
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Oxford Mail
City council pledges £100,000 to tackle health inequalitiesCommission Report, Oxford City Council has pledged funding to tackle health pro
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Commission Report, Oxford City Council has pledged funding to tackle health problems. Figures show how men living in Blackbird Leys have a life expectancy of 75 years, compared to men in North Oxford living until 85. Councillor Marie Tidball... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
City council pledges £100,000 to tackle health inequalitiesCommission Report, Oxford City Council has pledged funding to tackle health pro
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
Commission Report, Oxford City Council has pledged funding to tackle health problems. Figures show how men living in Blackbird Leys have a life expectancy of 75 years, compared to men in North Oxford living until 85. Councillor Marie Tidball... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
JAILED: Gang who aimed to flood county with Class A drugstwo kilos of the 'high purity' class A drugs to desperate addicts. The sentenc
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
two kilos of the 'high purity' class A drugs to desperate addicts. The sentences Sayid Mohamed, aged 27, of Elder Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, pleaded guilty to the charges at a pre-trial hearing in April. He was sentenced to six years and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
JAILED: Gang who aimed to flood county with Class A drugstwo kilos of the 'high purity' class A drugs to desperate addicts. The sentenc
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
two kilos of the 'high purity' class A drugs to desperate addicts. The sentences Sayid Mohamed, aged 27, of Elder Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, pleaded guilty to the charges at a pre-trial hearing in April. He was sentenced to six years and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HOSPITAL DEATHS: Shocking figures reveal the divide between rich and poorproblems all rise exponentially in poorer parts of Oxfordshire, as well as lone
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
problems all rise exponentially in poorer parts of Oxfordshire, as well as loneliness and isolation. A man living in Blackbird Leys has a life expectancy of 75 years, compared to men in North Oxford, who are expected to live until... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Burglar jailed for raiding family home wearing skeleton maskhome whilst wearing a skeleton mask has been jailed for more than three years.
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
home whilst wearing a skeleton mask has been jailed for more than three years. Cheyenne Webb, 22, of Marjoram Close in Blackbird Leys, broke into a family home in Rokemarsh, Wallingford, shortly before 4am on June 9. Webb, wearing the mask and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Burglar jailed for raiding family home wearing skeleton maskhome whilst wearing a skeleton mask has been jailed for more than three years.
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
home whilst wearing a skeleton mask has been jailed for more than three years. Cheyenne Webb, 22, of Marjoram Close in Blackbird Leys, broke into a family home in Rokemarsh, Wallingford, shortly before 4am on June 9. Webb, wearing the mask and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bend it like Beckham: First ever girl's team for Blackbird Leysare now being held by Oxford Blackbirds FC in a bid to keep talented youngsters
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
are now being held by Oxford Blackbirds FC in a bid to keep talented youngsters closer to home. The club, based in Blackbird Leys Park, hosted a taster session in June for girls bent on being the next the next Carli Lloyd or Stephanie... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bend it like Beckham: First ever girl's team for Blackbird Leysare now being held by Oxford Blackbirds FC in a bid to keep talented youngsters
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
are now being held by Oxford Blackbirds FC in a bid to keep talented youngsters closer to home. The club, based in Blackbird Leys Park, hosted a taster session in June for girls bent on being the next the next Carli Lloyd or Stephanie... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Latest round-up of convictionsconditional discharge and ordered to pay a £220 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
conditional discharge and ordered to pay a £220 victim surcharge and £85 costs. Gary Sellwood, 30, of Field Avenue, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her in Oxford, on March 26. Also admitted causing criminal... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Depleted Watlington's title hopes fadedespite holding shot, as he knew he needed a five to win the match. He lost the
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
despite holding shot, as he knew he needed a five to win the match. He lost the replayed end. The surprise of the week was Blackbird Leys’ 5-1 defeat of long-term Division 3 leaders Charlbury, as Roy Brain and Alex Fleming’s rinks both won by more... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Drive launched to clean up litter-strewn estateclean-ups organised by Catalyst and GreenSquare have taken place on individual
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
clean-ups organised by Catalyst and GreenSquare have taken place on individual streets. At the last event in Falcon Close, Blackbird Leys, more than 50 households got involved and filled a total of five skips with rubbish over a single day in... Read more
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Oxford Mail
CRIME SPREE: Businesses, homes, garages and vehicles targeted by thieves in spate of theftsof thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 re
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
of thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 reports. Other areas affected include Cowley, Blackbird Leys, North Oxford and Barton. Sinclair’s Hair Salon in Windmill Road was broken into twice in the early hours of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
CRIME SPREE: Businesses, homes, garages and vehicles targeted by thieves in spate of theftsof thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 re
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
of thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 reports. Other areas affected include Cowley, Blackbird Leys, North Oxford and Barton. Sinclair’s Hair Salon in Windmill Road was broken into twice in the early hours of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Businesses, homes, garages and vehicles targeted by thieves in spate of theftsof thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 re
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
of thefts which include various items were in Marston and Headington with 14 reports. Other areas affected include Cowley, Blackbird Leys, North Oxford and Barton. Sinclair’s Hair Salon in Windmill Road was broken into twice in the early hours of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Cladding on Oxford towers 'may not be replaced at all'were killed, Oxford City Council carried out tests of the rain-screen cladding
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
were killed, Oxford City Council carried out tests of the rain-screen cladding at the Evenlode and Windrush towers in Blackbird Leys. The aluminium composite ran-screen cladding failed government tests and the city council committed to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cladding on Oxford towers 'may not be replaced at all'were killed, Oxford City Council carried out tests of the rain-screen cladding
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
were killed, Oxford City Council carried out tests of the rain-screen cladding at the Evenlode and Windrush towers in Blackbird Leys. The aluminium composite ran-screen cladding failed government tests and the city council committed to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Robber steals phone from victim outside Oxford churchPOLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
POLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking outside a Blackbird Leys church. The robbery took place on July 9 between 6.30pm and 7pm near to the Sacred Heart Church between Sawpit Road and Balfour Road,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Robber steals phone from victim outside Oxford churchPOLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
POLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking outside a Blackbird Leys church. The robbery took place on July 9 between 6.30pm and 7pm near to the Sacred Heart Church between Sawpit Road and Balfour Road,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Man robs victim outside churchPOLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
POLICE are hunting a man who stole a mobile phone from a person who was walking outside a Blackbird Leys church. The robbery took place on July 9 between 6.30pm and 7pm near to the Sacred Heart Church between Sawpit Road and Balfour Road,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Young engineers celebrate success at awards ceremonyis doing an engineering apprenticeship at Wychwood Water Systems and attends Ci
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
is doing an engineering apprenticeship at Wychwood Water Systems and attends City of Oxford College Technology campus in Blackbird Leys won the 'best apprentice award'. E P Barrus chairman Robert Glen said: "We were delighted to host the awards,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
How bas-soon can you start? Musicians attempt to learn new instrument in nine weeks for charityfor just one half-hour lesson on their new instrument: otherwise they must be s
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
for just one half-hour lesson on their new instrument: otherwise they must be self-taught. Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help people with difficult home lives. Clients include people with... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
How bas-soon can you start? Musicians attempt to learn new instrument in nine weeks for charityfor just one half-hour lesson on their new instrument: otherwise they must be s
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
for just one half-hour lesson on their new instrument: otherwise they must be self-taught. Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help people with difficult home lives. Clients include people with... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Young engineers celebrate success at awards ceremonyis doing an engineering apprenticeship at Wychwood Water Systems and attends Ci
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
is doing an engineering apprenticeship at Wychwood Water Systems and attends City of Oxford College Technology campus in Blackbird Leys won the 'best apprentice award'. E P Barrus chairman Robert Glen said: "We were delighted to host the awards,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
More arrests made after man killed in Blackbird Leysnumber of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious inju
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
number of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious injuries, in an alleyway off Jourdain Road, Blackbird Leys on June 1. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Five people have since been charged with... Read more
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Oxford Mail
More arrests made after man killed in Blackbird Leysnumber of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious inju
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
number of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious injuries, in an alleyway off Jourdain Road, Blackbird Leys on June 1. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Five people have since been charged with... Read more
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Oxford Mail
A total of 15 arrests made after man killed in Blackbird Leysnumber of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious inju
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
number of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious injuries, in an alleyway off Jourdain Road, Blackbird Leys on June 1. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Five people have since been charged with... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
A total of 15 arrests made after man killed in Blackbird Leysnumber of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious inju
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
number of arrests to 15. Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found with serious injuries, in an alleyway off Jourdain Road, Blackbird Leys on June 1. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Five people have since been charged with... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Plans laid out for revival of Blackbird Leys MilePLANS for a return of the famous Blackbird Leys Mile are beginning to take shap
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
PLANS for a return of the famous Blackbird Leys Mile are beginning to take shape after the event's triumphant revival on the estate last year. Local heroes from the Leys Community Development Initiative and the indomitable Brackett family are... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plans laid out for revival of Blackbird Leys MilePLANS for a return of the famous Blackbird Leys Mile are beginning to take shap
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
PLANS for a return of the famous Blackbird Leys Mile are beginning to take shape after the event's triumphant revival on the estate last year. Local heroes from the Leys Community Development Initiative and the indomitable Brackett family are... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Visible police presence high on priority list for Blackbird Leys residentsA STRONG police presence and encouraging youngsters to take part in youth activ
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
A STRONG police presence and encouraging youngsters to take part in youth activities are two areas people in Blackbird Leys would like to see from neighbourhood officers and Oxford City Council. Officers and the council’s board member for community... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Visible police presence high on priority list for Blackbird Leys residentsA STRONG police presence and encouraging youngsters to take part in youth activ
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
A STRONG police presence and encouraging youngsters to take part in youth activities are two areas people in Blackbird Leys would like to see from neighbourhood officers and Oxford City Council. Officers and the council’s board member for community... Read more
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Oxford Mail
DARTS: Chequers Inn too strong for Corner House& Section 1: Florence Park CC A 8, Crown Inn 1; Cowley Workers Club C 3, Kidlin
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
& Section 1: Florence Park CC A 8, Crown Inn 1; Cowley Workers Club C 3, Kidlington Green SC 6; Blackbird Bar 7, Blackbird Leys Bowls Club 2; Witney Snooker Club 8, Red Lion 1. Section 2: George Lounge A 4, Six Bells 5; Kidlington FC B... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Plans finally unveiled for care home in former timber yardand continue to enjoy a good quality of life." OSJCT runs five other facilitie
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
and continue to enjoy a good quality of life." OSJCT runs five other facilities in the county, including Longlands in Blackbird Leys and Isis in Cornwallis Road in Florence Park, Oxford. The care home would be staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Plans finally unveiled for care home in former timber yardand continue to enjoy a good quality of life." OSJCT runs five other facilitie
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
and continue to enjoy a good quality of life." OSJCT runs five other facilities in the county, including Longlands in Blackbird Leys and Isis in Cornwallis Road in Florence Park, Oxford. The care home would be staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hundreds of residents enjoy entertainment on the Leysbig crowds on Saturday and the involvement of Oxford Polish Association ensured
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
big crowds on Saturday and the involvement of Oxford Polish Association ensured the whole community was brought together in Blackbird Leys Park. An array of activities, stalls, food and drink were available for people young and old to enjoy and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hundreds of residents enjoy entertainment on the Leysbig crowds on Saturday and the involvement of Oxford Polish Association ensured
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
big crowds on Saturday and the involvement of Oxford Polish Association ensured the whole community was brought together in Blackbird Leys Park. An array of activities, stalls, food and drink were available for people young and old to enjoy and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hundreds of families set for annual Leys festival this afternoonHundreds of families will converge on Blackbird Leys Park this afternoon for th
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
Hundreds of families will converge on Blackbird Leys Park this afternoon for the annual Leys Festival and Horticultural Show. An array of activities, stalls, food and drink and even meerkats and classic cars will be available for people young and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hundreds of families set for annual Leys festival this afternoonHundreds of families will converge on Blackbird Leys Park this afternoon for th
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Hundreds of families will converge on Blackbird Leys Park this afternoon for the annual Leys Festival and Horticultural Show. An array of activities, stalls, food and drink and even meerkats and classic cars will be available for people young and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Family activities on Oxford's biggest estate get £10,000 cash boostFUN and festivities across Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys have been given a bo
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
FUN and festivities across Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys have been given a boost after the parish council dished out its latest round of grants. More than £10,000 has been split across four local charities and organisations, including three... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Family activities on Oxford's biggest estate get £10,000 cash boostFUN and festivities across Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys have been given a bo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
FUN and festivities across Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys have been given a boost after the parish council dished out its latest round of grants. More than £10,000 has been split across four local charities and organisations, including three... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council boss chosen to manage stadium takeoverand speedway track in Sandy Lane through a compulsory purchase order. As campa
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
and speedway track in Sandy Lane through a compulsory purchase order. As campaigners grow restless Linda Smith, a Blackbird Leys councillor and board member for leisure, parks and sports, moved to reassure people progress was being... Read more
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