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2014/10/22 08:00
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Public toilets in Knights Road, Blackbird Leys, will reopen today after being refurbished. The work has been carried out as part of Oxford City Council’s programme of modernising all its public...
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2014/10/19 07:42
2014/10/19 07:42
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In January 1914, Aston Webb, architect of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the facade of Buckingham Palace and parts of Birmingham University, had a dream. He told the London Society, a group of...
2014/10/18 17:41
2014/10/18 17:41
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Our Picture Editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade I love this picture, above, of two-year-old Grace Nervold-Nichols. Ed...
2014/10/18 04:59
2014/10/18 04:59
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ART lovers across the city have just one day left to gaze on the artistic talents of their fellow citizens. The Oxford Arts Society has been hosting its autumn exhibition at St John the Evangelist...
2014/10/17 16:59
2014/10/17 16:59
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Blackbird Leys students stepped outside of the classroom to help the community by redecorating the estate’s youth centre. Painting and decorating students from City of Oxford College’s Cuddesdon Way...
2014/10/17 13:41
2014/10/17 13:41
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... Friday 17th October 2014 I would like to thank a long serving member of Oxford City cleansing service Harry Liptrot, who has just retired after 14 years, for all he did in his battle in...
2014/10/17 08:59
2014/10/17 08:59
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PLANS for the £15m renovation of Oxford’s five tower blocks have officially been submitted to planning officials. The blocks, in Blackbird Leys, Wood Farm, Headington and Cowley, house more than 700...
2014/10/16 15:42
2014/10/16 15:42
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A MUSICIAN and sound engineer who manufactured and distributed Oxford band Supergrass’s first single has died, aged 40. David Norland, of Blackbird Leys, started record label Back Beats in 1993 and...
2014/10/16 08:59
2014/10/16 08:59
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Blackbird Leys pupils strummed up a storm when they made ukuleles from empty Utterly Butterly tubs. Year Five children from the Blackbird Leys Academy Trust – made up of Pegasus Primary School,...
2014/10/14 20:41
2014/10/14 20:41
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A Blackbird Leys school still needs to raise almost £16,000 towards new play equipment. Mabel Prichard School, which cares for children with physical and mental disabilities, needs to raise a total...
2014/10/14 20:41
2014/10/14 20:41
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MORE new parking spaces are being planned in Blackbird Leys as part of a drive to spruce up the estate. Council bosses are looking into whether the spaces – opposite the new multi-million pound...
2014/10/14 05:59
2014/10/14 05:59
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A SPECIAL school’s accomodation block could be closed after serious health and safety concerns about it were highlighted earlier this year. Northfield Hostel, which houses up to 12 students for...
2014/10/13 08:59
2014/10/13 08:59
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OXFORD is in a “dire situation” and “desperately” needs more affordable houses, officials have warned, after none were built last year. Despite the city’s pressing need for new homes, figures from...
2014/10/11 08:59
2014/10/11 08:59
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The site has been put up for sale and earmarked for housing because the council said the facility was no longer fit for purpose and it is building a multi-million-pound replacement at Blackbird...
2014/10/11 07:59
2014/10/11 07:59
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The site has been put up for sale and earmarked for housing because the council said the facility was no longer fit for purpose and it is building a multi-million-pound replacement at Blackbird...
2014/10/11 05:59
2014/10/11 05:59
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SCREAMS will fill Oxford Castle this month as the historical attraction opens its “Terror Tuesdays”. Tour guide Ian Jackson is one of many characters lurking in dark cells at the city’s former...
2014/10/08 16:59
2014/10/08 16:59
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Plans have been submitted for the redevelopment of one of Oxford’s tower blocks. A planning application has now been submitted for Evenlode Tower in Blackbird Leys – the first one to be submitted by...
2014/10/08 13:41
2014/10/08 13:41
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IF we are to keep to our very thought-through planning policy statement, we cannot get rid of a leisure facility, especially one as much appreciated as Temple Cowley Pool, unless we are replacing it...
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2014/10/08 05:59
2014/10/08 05:59
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Today the site goes back on the open market as the site’s protection as a community asset came to an end. Jane Alexander, a member of the Save Temple Cowley Pools community group, handed in its bid...
2014/10/06 14:41
2014/10/06 14:41
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Katie Dudley, 24, of Southmoor Way, Abingdon, admitted assault by beating in St Mary’s Green, Abingdon, on September 6. Told to pay £50 compensation and £85 costs. Robbie Stephens, 23, of Clarks Row,...
2014/10/22 08:00
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