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2015/04/24 10:41
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CHILDREN across Oxford’s estates have been letting their imagination run riot with a creative writing course. Charity Over and Above the Line went into schools in Blackbird Leys, Barton and Rose Hill...
2015/04/24 10:41
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2015/04/23 14:41
2015/04/23 14:41
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They insist it was a coincidence, but it seems too good to be true. Bellowhead, the country’s greatest new-folk band, are playing the city where they were born on the Saturday of our biggest folk...
2015/04/21 16:59
2015/04/21 16:59
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ADULTS in Blackbird Leys who struggle to read will be able to sign up for a free literacy course on the estate. National charity Read Easy has set up Oxford’s first group on the estate to help coach...
2015/04/21 08:00
2015/04/21 08:00
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FORMER Blackbird Leys councillor Val Smith is being cared for in Sobell House Hospice after a long battle with cancer. Mrs Smith, married to Oxford East parliamentary candidate Andrew Smith, was a...
2015/04/20 17:00
2015/04/20 17:00
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THE General Election on May 7 is shaping up to be the most unpredictable in a generation, with no party in the House of Commons expected to win an overall majority. Voters across the country have a...
2015/04/18 08:41
2015/04/18 08:41
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Upper branches of six plane trees lining Castle Street were chopped down this week in preparation for works at the Westgate Shopping Centre. As part of the complex's £440m redevelopment, the trees...
2015/04/18 07:59
2015/04/18 07:59
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A WOMAN charged with conspiring to keep a man as a slave was granted bail yesterday after her brother-in-law offered a £40,000 security payment. Helen Collins, 44, of Redbridge Hollow, Oxford,...
2015/04/17 10:41
2015/04/17 10:41
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CHILDREN with learning disabilities in Blackbird Leys now have a series of holiday activities to help them socialise outside of school. Oxford charity Yellow Submarine launched the scheme to help the...
2015/04/14 16:59
2015/04/14 16:59
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YOUNGSTERS from Blackbird Leys learned how to restore furniture at an upcycle event on the estate. The Conservation Volunteers arranged the session to teach people to save 'tired' furniture instead...
2015/04/14 16:41
2015/04/14 16:41
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A COUNCIL-SUBSIDISED evening bus service for Littlemore and Sandford is being scrapped. Oxfordshire County Council has been subsidising Stagecoach’s 12C night-time service which runs in a loop from...
2015/04/14 14:43
2015/04/14 14:43
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REMINISCENCE boxes to support the elderly who suffer memory loss are being rolled out across Oxfordshire. Libraries across the county have developed a new Reading Well service, which uses...
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2015/04/14 10:41
2015/04/14 10:41
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A MAN who carried out a sexual assault and told his victim he would 'smash her daughter’s face in' has been jailed for four years. Derek Wood, of Green Hill, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, was convicted...
2015/04/14 07:59
2015/04/14 07:59
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SENTENCING on a man for breaching an ASBO to buy petrol to drink has been postponed until May 12. Robbie Stephens was banned from Blackbird Leys, Greater Leys and Rose Hill for five years on December...
2015/04/13 16:59
2015/04/13 16:59
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THE General Election on May 7 is shaping up to be the most unpredictable in a generation, with no party in the House of Commons expected to win an overall majority. Voters across the country have a...
2015/04/11 11:59
2015/04/11 11:59
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A man arrested on suspicion of a robbery in Cowley has been released on bail. The 32-year-old from Oxford has been told to answer police bail on June 22. He was arrested yesterday after police were...
2015/04/10 08:59
2015/04/10 08:59
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Hopefuls queued inside the Clarendon Shopping Centre to see if they had what it takes to get through the first round of the X Factor and meet the famous judges. This year’s ITV hit show could see two...
2015/04/10 07:41
2015/04/10 07:41
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NEW DNA evidence might be the key to solving a murder that has baffled police for 20 years. Mother-of-three Janet Brown was found dead at the bottom of the stairs of her family home on Tuesday, April...
2015/04/09 10:41
2015/04/09 10:41
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I WOULD like to congratulate Messy Jam Dance School on their huge success at the British Championships Competition (March 28), in which you reported they brought home almost 150 trophies despite not...
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2015/04/08 08:59
2015/04/08 08:59
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THREE care providers in and around Oxford have not met the standards of the Government’s health watchdog. The Care Quality Commission published three reports on March 31, criticising two care homes...
2015/04/07 12:41
2015/04/07 12:41
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IF COMMON sense is to prevail for the greater good of the local community, Temple Cowley Pools must be allowed to remain or, as a last resort, at least become integrated within the entity of a new...
2015/04/24 10:41
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