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2015/01/24 08:01
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DISABLED swimmers have been reassured by city council managers the right equipment is available at a new £9.2m swimming pool following criticism. Yona Barrett lives on the Cutteslowe estate in North...
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2015/01/23 09:59
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A MAJOR blow was dealt to plans to build on the site of the Oxford Stadium yesterday after a landmark ruling. Owners of the Sandy Lane stadium Greyhound Racing Association (GRA) took Oxford City...
2015/01/23 06:59
2015/01/23 06:59
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Members of Save Temple Cowley Pools hope to overthrow Labour MP for Oxford East Andrew Smith in May’s General Election. They have produced 100 badges that say they will not vote Labour unless the...
2015/01/22 11:41
2015/01/22 11:41
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Deaf actor Matty Gurney tells Katherine MacAlister about his successful sci-fi theatre show, Light, which arrives in his home town of Oxford next week Oxford born and bred deaf actor Matty Gurney...
2015/01/20 06:59
2015/01/20 06:59
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A COMPUTER technician accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl told a jury he did not "see anything harmful" in sharing a bed with his alleged victim. Joseph Tsang, of Sandy Lane, Blackbird...
2015/01/16 18:13
2015/01/16 18:13
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THE main organiser of the much-loved Leys Festival has pulled out of this year’s event. Oxfordshire Play Association (OPA) has said it will not organise this year’s festival, but Oxford City Council...
2015/01/16 06:59
2015/01/16 06:59
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A PENSIONER has been given a 12-month community order for receiving more than £55,000 through benefit fraud. Veronica Knibbs, of Frys Court, Blackbird Leys, pleaded guilty in December in Oxford...
2015/01/15 18:00
2015/01/15 18:00
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MORE children in Blackbird Leys living in poverty will be able to rely on art to express their needs and emotions thanks to a donation from Burger King. Oxford charity Art Room has been given funding...
2015/01/15 06:59
2015/01/15 06:59
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AN Oxford company has become one of the official bookbinders to the Queen after being granted a Royal Warrant. Temple Bookbinders in Headington is the ninth company in Oxfordshire to receive the...
2015/01/14 17:59
2015/01/14 17:59
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AN OXFORD charity for the disabled is at risk of closing because of a financial “crisis”. Pathway Workshop, in Blackbird Leys, which makes garden furniture, laid off six staff in December, leaving...
2015/01/12 17:59
2015/01/12 17:59
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PARKING spaces for 23 more residents will be created in Blackbird Leys despite concerns raised by county council highways managers. New spaces on the grass verges lining Pegasus Road were approved by...
2015/01/12 10:59
2015/01/12 10:59
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A FORMER Second World War airfield in Oxford will be transformed into a play paradise for bike fans this month. Work is expected to begin next week to revamp Littlemore’s Herschel Crescent Recreation...
2015/01/12 08:59
2015/01/12 08:59
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WHEN things go missing they are normally in the last place you look. When the beak of a new blackbird statue in Spindleberry Park was ripped off by vandals in March, only 72 hours after the artwork...
2015/01/09 06:59
2015/01/09 06:59
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SWIMMERS love the new pool in Blackbird Leys but some fear its name will lead to visitors getting lost. The name Leys Pool & Leisure Centre not only refers to the Blackbird Leys estate, but also the...
2015/01/07 10:59
2015/01/07 10:59
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NOW that Christmas is over it is time to get rid of trees that are starting to shed pine needles all over the floor. The woodchips will then be used by the council in the city’s parks and open spaces...
2015/01/05 09:59
2015/01/05 09:59
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ALMOST a million passenger journeys in Oxford were disrupted by a set of roadworks last year, a bus firm boss has said. And a bus users’ group has warned the delays could lead to job losses and a...
2015/01/05 09:41
2015/01/05 09:41
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Blackbird Leys leisure centre in Oxford is set to get new illuminated signs. Three illuminated signs could be installed at the centre in Pegasus Road as well as banners on the building and on...
2015/01/03 09:41
2015/01/03 09:41
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Swimmers have finally been able to go for a dip at the new Leys Pool – 18 months after work first started. The £9.2m complex has opened to the public and families taking the plunge have said how...
2015/01/03 07:59
2015/01/03 07:59
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EXCITED children and dedicated swimmers plunged into the Leys Pool for the first time yesterday. After 18 months of construction, the £9.2m Oxford City Council pool, attached to the Leys Leisure...
2014/12/31 11:41
2014/12/31 11:41
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THE Oxford City Council scrutiny committee has agreed to demolish Temple Cowley Pools, they said for the wider benefit of the citizens of Oxford: lower running costs – in closing TCP Oxford will have...
2015/01/24 08:01
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