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2015/07/30 08:59
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PEOPLE in the Leys have given their heartfelt approval to equipment that could save the lives of people going into cardiac arrest. At a meeting of Blackbird Leys Parish Council on Tuesday those...
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2015/07/30 06:59
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A SUMMER course for young musicians in Blackbird Leys may not get an encore if organisers cannot get funding. Last year, Oxfordshire County Music Service ran a successful free four-day course at the...
2015/07/29 16:59
2015/07/29 16:59
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POVERTY, bullying and community spirit were touched on in a youth art project in Blackbird Leys. Over the past six months, the Leys Community Development Initiative (CDI) has invited children and...
2015/07/29 10:41
2015/07/29 10:41
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FOLLOWING the budget there’s one issue regarding the cuts that seems to have been sneaked in through the back door – namely tenants in council or social housing who jointly earn £30,000 will have to...
2015/07/29 05:41
2015/07/29 05:41
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CONFLICT between wheelchair users and parents with buggies has led to problems on the buses across Oxfordshire. Spokesman Phil Ashworth said on some occasions people were unwilling to move their...
2015/07/28 07:59
2015/07/28 07:59
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THE memories of long-time Leys residents will be documented in a pioneering project on the history of the estate. From the start of this week, Time to Talk: Digital Storytelling in the Leys will see...
2015/07/28 05:59
2015/07/28 05:59
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A RIOT of colour will brighten the streets as Oxford Bus Company rebrands 11 services in all colours of the rainbow. Since Wednesday, a new fleet of pink-liveried City5 buses, running from Oxford...
2015/07/27 05:59
2015/07/27 05:59
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A GROUP helped by much-loved councillor Val Smith will dedicate its new minibus to the former mayor. The Friendleys, a social group in Blackbird Leys for the elderly, are fundraising for a...
2015/07/27 05:41
2015/07/27 05:41
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YOUNGSTERS who might never have considered university are now getting the chance after a commitment by Oxford University and education charity IntoUniversity. By 2019-20, it is hoped that 55 per cent...
2015/07/25 05:41
2015/07/25 05:41
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A HOUSING loan scheme has been launched to help primary school teachers buy homes in and around Oxford. A £1.5m equity loan pot, set up by Oxford City Council and Catalyst Housing Ltd, aims to tackle...
2015/07/24 13:59
2015/07/24 13:59
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AN Oxfordshire double-act dared each other into the pinnacle of their pranking pilgrimage: audacious magical mischief on live television. Sam Strange and Richard Young are best known as magical duo...
2015/07/23 17:59
2015/07/23 17:59
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A HOMELESS man was spared jail after biting a police officer in the leg and punching another in the face. Robbie Stephens pleaded guilty to both offences at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday and...
2015/07/23 07:41
2015/07/23 07:41
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Ken Williams’s Hanborough four recorded what is believed to be the biggest winning margin in the Oxfordshire League, sponsored by Bridle Insurance, with a 50-shot victory. Their remarkable 55-5 win...
2015/07/22 05:59
2015/07/22 05:59
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A CACOPHONY of drums brought a dramatic year to an end for Northfield School in Blackbird Leys as it celebrated Ofsted success and pupils’ progress. About 360 awards were handed out in a ceremony at...
2015/07/21 09:59
2015/07/21 09:59
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PINT-SIZED photographers from the Leys took to the streets of Oxford with camera phones at the ready for an annual competition. Several hundred schoolchildren aged 11 to 18 from the Blackbird Leys...
2015/07/21 05:59
2015/07/21 05:59
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THE £20m refurbishment of Oxford’s tower blocks is expected to start early next year after councillors cleared the way for the project to go ahead. Last night Oxford City Council approved a £1.75m...
2015/07/18 16:59
2015/07/18 16:59
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THE powerful lights of Leys Pools & Leisure Centre are set to be dimmed after frustrated neighbours met the council. A night-time meeting in Pegasus Road saw residents invite Oxford City Council...
2015/07/18 09:59
2015/07/18 09:59
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A DEVOTED advocate of the rights of people with learning difficulties is stepping down. Dr Kate Schnelling, 62, has retired as deputy head teacher at Mabel Pritchard School following a career aiding...
2015/07/17 08:59
2015/07/17 08:59
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With major repairs desperately needed at Parliament’s current home at the Palace of Westminster, an independent group of experts suggested the institution should move out for six years. Birmingham...
2015/07/17 06:41
2015/07/17 06:41
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Oxford United’s supporters are returning home from the club’s pre-season training camp today after making a large contribution to a memorable few days in Austria. An estimated 200 made the journey to...
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