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This is Oxfordshire
Ping pong players ditch bats for quirky version of the gamebegan on June 19 and run until August, with the next tables due to be set up at
Ping pong players ditch bats for quirky version of the game
This is Oxfordshire / Posted an hour ago
began on June 19 and run until August, with the next tables due to be set up at Leys Festival and Horticultural Show in Blackbird Leys on July 2. Ping pong tables can be played on freely in 14 spots across the city, which are stocked with bats... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Ping pong players ditch bats for quirky version of the gamebegan on June 19 and run until August, with the next tables due to be set up at
Ping pong players ditch bats for quirky version of the game
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
began on June 19 and run until August, with the next tables due to be set up at Leys Festival and Horticultural Show in Blackbird Leys on July 2. Ping pong tables can be played on freely in 14 spots across the city, which are stocked with bats... Read more
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Oxford Mail
DARTS: Blackbird Leys Warriors recognised for Super League triumphBLACKBIRD Leys Warriors received their prize for winning the Oxfordshire Men’s
DARTS: Blackbird Leys Warriors recognised for Super League triumph
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
BLACKBIRD Leys Warriors received their prize for winning the Oxfordshire Men’s Super League at the county’s presentation night. Also receiving their awards were the respective Oxfordshire’s men’s and ladies’ singles champions Lee Russell and Carol... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure CentreA RUMPUS of roller derby showdowns will rock Oxford's Blackbird Leys Leisure Ce
Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure Centre
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
A RUMPUS of roller derby showdowns will rock Oxford's Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre tomorrow, as it hosts the British championships. Four teams will battle it out in the season's penultimate match as Oxford Roller Derby sees the championship's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure CentreA RUMPUS of roller derby showdowns will rock Oxford's Blackbird Leys Leisure Ce
Oxford Roller Derby to host British championships that will rock the Leys Leisure Centre
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A RUMPUS of roller derby showdowns will rock Oxford's Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre tomorrow, as it hosts the British championships. Four teams will battle it out in the season's penultimate match as Oxford Roller Derby sees the championship's... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford on the up - city could see rise in taller buildings to battle housing crisistight. Strict rules prevent tall buildings in the historic city centre, so off
Oxford on the up - city could see rise in taller buildings to battle housing crisis
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
tight. Strict rules prevent tall buildings in the historic city centre, so officials are looking at shopping areas in Blackbird Leys, Templars Square in Cowley, Littlemore, Headington and Summertown as they consider new developments of six and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford on the up - city could see rise in taller buildings to battle housing crisistight. Strict rules prevent tall buildings in the historic city centre, so off
Oxford on the up - city could see rise in taller buildings to battle housing crisis
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
tight. Strict rules prevent tall buildings in the historic city centre, so officials are looking at shopping areas in Blackbird Leys, Templars Square in Cowley, Littlemore, Headington and Summertown as they consider new developments of six and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Walker helps Carterton close gap in Oxfordshire Leaguedespite Keith Field’s effort for the home side. The only match to survive the
Walker helps Carterton close gap in Oxfordshire League
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
despite Keith Field’s effort for the home side. The only match to survive the weather in Division 4 was that at Blackbird Leys. The home side’s defeat 5-1 of South Oxford was sufficient to send them to the top of the division. Both... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir fill city centre church for charityTHE heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir filled a city centre church to the
Heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir fill city centre church for charity
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
THE heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir filled a city centre church to the rafters to raise money for a Cowley children's charity. At a lunchtime concert on Monday the 25-strong group performed a series of little-known hymns to a packed audience... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir fill city centre church for charityTHE heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir filled a city centre church to the
Heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir fill city centre church for charity
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THE heavenly voices of Blackbird Leys Choir filled a city centre church to the rafters to raise money for a Cowley children's charity. At a lunchtime concert on Monday the 25-strong group performed a series of little-known hymns to a packed audience... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Another goal stolen from Oxford Blackbirds FC on same day as Oxford Mail appealTWO teenagers from Blackbird Leys have been reported by the police after yet an
Another goal stolen from Oxford Blackbirds FC on same day as Oxford Mail appeal
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
TWO teenagers from Blackbird Leys have been reported by the police after yet another goal was pilfered from the local football club. In the past few weeks Oxford Blackbirds FC has complained that its moveable plastic goals, used by the under-10s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Blackbird Leys Choir singing strong a decade onTEN years after first appearing on the nation's TV screens Blackbird Leys Choir
Blackbird Leys Choir singing strong a decade on
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
TEN years after first appearing on the nation's TV screens Blackbird Leys Choir is still going strong - and ready to show it. A free concert will be held on home turf next month to celebrate the 10th birthday of what was once The Singing... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Blackbird Leys Choir singing strong a decade onTEN years after first appearing on the nation's TV screens Blackbird Leys Choir
Blackbird Leys Choir singing strong a decade on
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
TEN years after first appearing on the nation's TV screens Blackbird Leys Choir is still going strong - and ready to show it. A free concert will be held on home turf next month to celebrate the 10th birthday of what was once The Singing... Read more
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Oxford Mail
DARTS: Brendan Kearns's maximum effort in vain for Carterton3; Butchers Arms 4, Corner House B 5. LADIES’ SUMMER LEAGUE Premier & Section
DARTS: Brendan Kearns's maximum effort in vain for Carterton
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
3; Butchers Arms 4, Corner House B 5. LADIES’ SUMMER LEAGUE Premier & Section 1: Witney Snooker Club 1, Corner House 8; Blackbird Leys Bowls Club 5, Florence Park CC B 4. Section 2: George Bar C 3, Catherine Wheel 6; Kidlington Green SC 8,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Cerebral palsy sufferer calling on council to make home a safer placeappealed to Oxford City Council for a home suited to her needs. Samantha Cox,
Cerebral palsy sufferer calling on council to make home a safer place
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
appealed to Oxford City Council for a home suited to her needs. Samantha Cox, who lives in a council flat in Field Avenue, Blackbird Leys, has been blighted by balance issues since babyhood and falls over most days. The 36-year-old has spent the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cerebral palsy sufferer calling on council to make home a safer placeappealed to Oxford City Council for a home suited to her needs. Samantha Cox,
Cerebral palsy sufferer calling on council to make home a safer place
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
appealed to Oxford City Council for a home suited to her needs. Samantha Cox, who lives in a council flat in Field Avenue, Blackbird Leys, has been blighted by balance issues since babyhood and falls over most days. The 36-year-old has spent the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
"Please stop stealing our goalposts" beg under-tens football teamTINY footballers trying to improve their game in Blackbird Leys Park have calle
"Please stop stealing our goalposts" beg under-tens football team
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
TINY footballers trying to improve their game in Blackbird Leys Park have called on local yobs to stop vandalising their goalposts. The Under 10s team at Oxford Blackbirds Football Club have been blighted by a spate of thefts of and damage to their... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
"Please stop stealing our goalposts" beg under-tens football teamTINY footballers trying to improve their game in Blackbird Leys Park have calle
"Please stop stealing our goalposts" beg under-tens football team
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
TINY footballers trying to improve their game in Blackbird Leys Park have called on local yobs to stop vandalising their goalposts. The Under 10s team at Oxford Blackbirds Football Club have been blighted by a spate of thefts of and damage to their... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Marvels of reading and literacy shared with the next generation in Oxfordproject, giants within their own field. It's a high calibre event. These are sp
Marvels of reading and literacy shared with the next generation in Oxford
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
project, giants within their own field. It's a high calibre event. These are spoilt young people really." Meanwhile in Blackbird Leys, three primary schools were bursting at the seams yesterday with excited young book fans helping each other... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Marvels of reading and literacy shared with the next generation in Oxfordproject, giants within their own field. It's a high calibre event. These are sp
Marvels of reading and literacy shared with the next generation in Oxford
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
project, giants within their own field. It's a high calibre event. These are spoilt young people really." Meanwhile in Blackbird Leys, three primary schools were bursting at the seams yesterday with excited young book fans helping each other... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Steel band hots up the last Queen's birthday party in Blackbird LeysMcCalman and Ayanna van der Maten brought their much-needed warmth to an outdoo
Steel band hots up the last Queen's birthday party in Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
McCalman and Ayanna van der Maten brought their much-needed warmth to an outdoor party for the Queen's birthday in Blackbird Leys. The tropical twosome performed alongside the local Salvation Army band and other acts on Sunday night at the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
PM's Mini tax warning branded "outrageous scaremongering" by Oxford's MEPOxford on Wednesday to campaign with fellow Vote Leave supporters, who claim th
PM's Mini tax warning branded "outrageous scaremongering" by Oxford's MEP
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
Oxford on Wednesday to campaign with fellow Vote Leave supporters, who claim they command strong support in areas including Blackbird Leys, Barton and Cowley. He said while Britain could expand its trading activities globally if it left the EU,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
PM's Mini tax warning branded "outrageous scaremongering" by Oxford's MEPOxford on Wednesday to campaign with fellow Vote Leave supporters, who claim th
PM's Mini tax warning branded "outrageous scaremongering" by Oxford's MEP
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Oxford on Wednesday to campaign with fellow Vote Leave supporters, who claim they command strong support in areas including Blackbird Leys, Barton and Cowley. He said while Britain could expand its trading activities globally if it left the EU,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Day of literary festivities for students from Banbury to Blackbird LeysA LITERARY feast in Blackbird Leys Park tomorrow will see youngsters from all b
Day of literary festivities for students from Banbury to Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
A LITERARY feast in Blackbird Leys Park tomorrow will see youngsters from all backgrounds unite to share their love of reading. Following a successful trial run last year in which 600 schoolchildren took part, the 'Readathon' event will return with... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Banbury Central break duck with whitewash victoryskips first): P Power 21, A Hobbs 31; K Clarke 11, P Radbone 21; P Woodville 10
Banbury Central break duck with whitewash victory
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
skips first): P Power 21, A Hobbs 31; K Clarke 11, P Radbone 21; P Woodville 10, R Arthur 30; J Guest 21, C Smart 20; Blackbird Leys 66 (2), Oxford Univ Press 70 (4) (B Leys skips first): B Spencer 9, T Cox 24; A Fleming 17, P Tweddle 12; R... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Five stories you may have missed todayoff with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine
Five stories you may have missed today
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
off with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine outside Martins newsagents in Balfour Road, Blackbird Leys, at about 2.30pm on Wednesday, June 8, when he was approached by a man with a knife. The offender threatened... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Five stories you may have missed todayoff with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine
Five stories you may have missed today
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
off with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine outside Martins newsagents in Balfour Road, Blackbird Leys, at about 2.30pm on Wednesday, June 8, when he was approached by a man with a knife. The offender threatened... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Man threatened at knife-point at Oxford cashpointoff with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine
Man threatened at knife-point at Oxford cashpoint
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
off with his money. The male victim was withdrawing money from a cash machine outside Martins newsagents in Balfour Road, Blackbird Leys, at about 2.30pm on Wednesday, June 8, when he was approached by a man with a knife. The offender threatened... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dad hopes ruling will end ‘Unpleasant confrontations’ on buses over wheelchair spaceson the bus between wheelchair users and parents with baby buggies. Andrew Ches
Dad hopes ruling will end ‘Unpleasant confrontations’ on buses over wheelchair spaces
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
on the bus between wheelchair users and parents with baby buggies. Andrew Chesterman, from Wingate Close in Blackbird Leys, says the decision will affect the way all wheerchair users travel in the future, including his eight-year-old... Read more
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Oxford Mail
DARTS: Cowley Workers slump to Kidlington Green despite Pete’s haulof landing a first top-flight title since 2013. Hosts Witney Snooker Club gain
DARTS: Cowley Workers slump to Kidlington Green despite Pete’s haul
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
of landing a first top-flight title since 2013. Hosts Witney Snooker Club gained immediate revenge for the 5-4 defeat to Blackbird Leys Bowls Club by winning the rematch 6-3. After falling behind, the home side took control with wins for Sue... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Art buffs ditch Pembroke Street for Blackbird Leys on whirlwind inspiration tour of estateRidgway(cor) and head of operations Helen Shilton took a day out from the galle
Art buffs ditch Pembroke Street for Blackbird Leys on whirlwind inspiration tour of estate
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Ridgway(cor) and head of operations Helen Shilton took a day out from the gallery in Pembroke Street to be shown around Blackbird Leys last week by councillor Linda Smith, the city council's new board member for leisure. Ms Smith said she... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Riot of song and culture celebrates 50 years of Blackbird Leys churchA FEAST of music, dance and prayer welcomed about 250 people to a Blackbird Ley
Riot of song and culture celebrates 50 years of Blackbird Leys church
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
A FEAST of music, dance and prayer welcomed about 250 people to a Blackbird Leys church as it celebrated 50 years of multicultural faith. The Sacred Heart Catholic Church first opened its doors in 1966 and draws in scores every week from the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Riot of song and culture celebrates 50 years of Blackbird Leys churchA FEAST of music, dance and prayer welcomed about 250 people to a Blackbird Ley
Riot of song and culture celebrates 50 years of Blackbird Leys church
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
A FEAST of music, dance and prayer welcomed about 250 people to a Blackbird Leys church as it celebrated 50 years of multicultural faith. The Sacred Heart Catholic Church first opened its doors in 1966 and draws in scores every week from the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Birthday service to help celebrate special bond with the Queenservice of thanks giving for The Queen which is very well deserved." A former
Birthday service to help celebrate special bond with the Queen
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 days ago
service of thanks giving for The Queen which is very well deserved." A former teacher at Pegasus Primary School in Blackbird Leys is looking forward to not being the oldest person in the room for Her Majesty's celebrations on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Birthday service to help celebrate special bond with the Queenservice of thanks giving for The Queen which is very well deserved." A former
Birthday service to help celebrate special bond with the Queen
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
service of thanks giving for The Queen which is very well deserved." A former teacher at Pegasus Primary School in Blackbird Leys is looking forward to not being the oldest person in the room for Her Majesty's celebrations on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
BOXING: Brent Dalton jabs his way to victoryA PAIR of Blackbird Leys fighters were involved in close bouts across the regio
BOXING: Brent Dalton jabs his way to victory
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
A PAIR of Blackbird Leys fighters were involved in close bouts across the region last weekend. Brent Dalton took on a strong Jay Clarke at Bulmershe ABC’s dinner show. Boxing well on the back foot, he continuously caught the home fighter with a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Parents alerted in Blackbird Leys after man tries to photograph childPARENTS in the Blackbird Leys area have been alerted by one of the local school
Parents alerted in Blackbird Leys after man tries to photograph child
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 days ago
PARENTS in the Blackbird Leys area have been alerted by one of the local schools after a man tried to photograph an 11-year-old girl. The incident occurred on the afternoon Wednesday, June 8 in Gillians Park, off Primrose Place. The girl was... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council apologises for broken toilet at Horspath sports grounda grant of more than £2.2m from Government, decided to revamp them instead. Th
Council apologises for broken toilet at Horspath sports ground
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
a grant of more than £2.2m from Government, decided to revamp them instead. This included toilets in Knights Bridge, Blackbird Leys and most recently toilets in Gloucester Green. The council apologised this week for not fixing the disabled... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Parents alerted in Blackbird Leys after man tries to photograph childPARENTS in the Blackbird Leys area have been alerted by one of the local school
Parents alerted in Blackbird Leys after man tries to photograph child
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
PARENTS in the Blackbird Leys area have been alerted by one of the local schools after a man tried to photograph an 11-year-old girl. The incident occurred on the afternoon Wednesday, June 8 in Gillians Park, off Primrose Place. The girl was... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council apologises for broken boga grant of more than £2.2m from Government, decided to revamp them instead. Th
Council apologises for broken bog
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
a grant of more than £2.2m from Government, decided to revamp them instead. This included toilets in Knights Bridge, Blackbird Leys and most recently toilets in Gloucester Green. The council apologised this week for not fixing the disabled... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hunt is on for relatives of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys homeINVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82
Hunt is on for relatives of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys home
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
INVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, last week months after his death. Following a series of door-knocks at Mr Yuill's flat in Sorrel Road as he had... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hunt is on for relatives of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys homeINVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82
Hunt is on for relatives of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys home
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
INVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, last week months after his death. Following a series of door-knocks at Mr Yuill's flat in Sorrel Road as he had... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Intrepid mum-of-three will cycle from London to Paris for Blackbird Leys family charityA DEDICATED volunteer has picked herself up after an injury last year to cycle
Intrepid mum-of-three will cycle from London to Paris for Blackbird Leys family charity
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
A DEDICATED volunteer has picked herself up after an injury last year to cycle more than 260 miles for a Blackbird Leys-based family charity. Cake baker Stella Beazley, 56, has spent the past three years volunteering for Home-Start Oxford, which... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The Queen's official birthday in Oxfordshire: your definitive guidewill be out in droves decorating their houses with bunting while enjoying a bar
The Queen's official birthday in Oxfordshire: your definitive guide
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
will be out in droves decorating their houses with bunting while enjoying a barbecue, games and music. In Blackbird Leys on Sunday there will be a Royal Birthday Bash at the church of the Holy Family from 6pm with music from the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Five things you need to know for todayimprove the town centre environment." 5. The search is on for the family of a
Five things you need to know for today
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
improve the town centre environment." 5. The search is on for the family of a man whose remains were found in a house in Blackbird Leys Investigators are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The Queen's official birthday in Oxfordshire: your definitive guidewill be out in droves decorating their houses with bunting while enjoying a bar
The Queen's official birthday in Oxfordshire: your definitive guide
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
will be out in droves decorating their houses with bunting while enjoying a barbecue, games and music. In Blackbird Leys on Sunday there will be a Royal Birthday Bash at the church of the Holy Family from 6pm with music from the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Five things you need to know for todayimprove the town centre environment." 5. The search is on for the family of a
Five things you need to know for today
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
improve the town centre environment." 5. The search is on for the family of a man whose remains were found in a house in Blackbird Leys Investigators are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hunt is on for members of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys homeINVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82
Hunt is on for members of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys home
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
INVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, last week months after his death. Following a series of door-knocks at Mr Yuill's flat in Sorrel Road as he had... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hunt is on for members of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys homeINVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82
Hunt is on for members of man whose remains were found in Blackbird Leys home
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
INVESTIGATORS are searching for surviving family members of Thomas Yuill, an 82-year-old who was discovered in Blackbird Leys, Oxford, last week months after his death. Following a series of door-knocks at Mr Yuill's flat in Sorrel Road as he had... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scales of Justice: The latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courtson May 7. Fined £100 and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
Scales of Justice: The latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courts
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
on May 7. Fined £100 and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs. Philemon Kinyanjui, 22, of Berry Close, Blackbird Leys, admitted possessing cannabis, a class B drug, in Oxford on February 29. Handed a six-month conditional... Read more
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