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2015/05/25 16:59
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AFTER more than two years in the planning, a former Second World War airfield in Oxford has been turned into a recreational paradise. On Saturday the new Herschel Crescent Recreation Ground in...
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2015/05/23 16:41
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FORTY-something female looking for serious relationship with good cause – this is how a personal ad with Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) might look. The organisation likens itself to a dating...
2015/05/23 08:59
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A BUSINESSMAN accused of starting a fire that endangered people’s lives sent abusive messages to his wife after believing she was having an affair, a jury heard. Martin Nganga is accused of pouring...
2015/05/23 06:59
2015/05/23 06:59
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WORK is set to begin on a brand new state-of-the-art facility at the Blackbird Leys campus of City of Oxford College. The £8m Centre for Technology, Innovation and Skills will be designed to help...
2015/05/23 04:59
2015/05/23 04:59
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A FORMER chairman of the Blackbird Leys Parish Council has resigned for a second time and suggested the body should be scrapped. Brian Lester left the council last month, and has claimed the parish...
2015/05/22 15:42
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AN ADVENTURE playground, schemes for disabled children, and a mechanics project will all receive a funding boost from the new Lord Mayor of Oxford. On Monday, Rae Humberstone, who is taking over the...
2015/05/22 15:42
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A week ago today at about 9am, Val Smith died. She was former Lord Mayor of Oxford, Sheriff and wife of local MP Andrew Smith. The clock stopped for many people at that moment. Something significant...
2015/05/22 07:59
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A HOUSE fire that forced people to jump for their lives was started by a businessman who accused his best man of having an affair with his wife, a jury heard. Martin Nganga is accused of pouring...
2015/05/22 07:41
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EVENING bus services will continue to serve Littlemore after a new operator stepped in to replace Stagecoach’s 12C service. Last month the Oxford Mail reported that Stagecoach would stop running the...
2015/05/21 10:59
2015/05/21 10:59
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The monthly Blackbird Leys Parish Council meeting will be postponed to mark the death of former councillor Val Smith. The council usually meets on the last Tuesday of every month, which would be...
2015/05/19 09:59
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ELISE and Macy Claire are a street dancing sister act taking the dance world by storm. The pair, aged 19 and 10, from Blackbird Leys, have danced across Europe and won dozens of trophies. They both...
2015/05/18 16:59
2015/05/18 16:59
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Blackbird Leys councillor Rae Humberstone officially became Oxford’s newest Lord Mayor this afternoon after being appointed at Oxford City Council’s annual meeting. He replaced Mohammed Abbasi as...
2015/05/18 08:59
2015/05/18 08:59
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COUNCILLORS from across the political spectrum have united in paying their respects to the “wonderful” former Leys councillor Val Smith. Mrs Smith, who died on Friday after a long battle with cancer,...
2015/05/18 07:59
2015/05/18 07:59
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HOMELESSNESS in Oxford has reached “crisis” levels as the number of rough sleepers has hit an all-time high and shelters are full up. Homeless workers say the situation is only going to get worse as...
2015/05/16 08:41
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EDUCATION leaders in Blackbird Leys have been told their plans to improve the estate’s schools are “not fit for purpose”. In March, Windale Community Primary School, part of the Blackbird Leys...
2015/05/16 07:59
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Tributes from the community continued to be paid yesterday following the death of long-time Blackbird Leys councillor Val Smith. The former city and county councillor resigned in September after 27...
2015/05/16 06:41
2015/05/16 06:41
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Bicester Blue Fins’ Kieran Bird kept up his brilliant form with a silver medal for England at the Four Nations Energy Standard Cup in Lignano, Italy. It followed his success at the British...
2015/05/14 07:41
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Headington A began their Division 1 title defence in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Bridle Insurance, with a 5-1 victory at Banbury Central A. They stormed into a 5-0 lead before Nigel...
2015/05/13 06:59
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AN EMPTY tattoo parlour in Blackbird Leys is set to become a community support centre for people with drug and alcohol abuse problems. The Knights Road unit has laid empty for two years after the...
2015/05/12 09:59
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THINKING of the Women’s Institute (WI) people usually imagine octogenarians, not onesies. But the women of the Blackbird Leys estate are challenging the stereotype, while desperately looking for new...
2015/05/25 16:59
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