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Oxford Mail
Five stories you may have missedreceive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next mon
Five stories you may have missed
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
receive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next month. Work has already begun on the site near Blackbird Leys, which will be completely rebranded. It will stay open throughout but officially relaunch as Hollywood Bowl on... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Five stories you may have missedreceive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next mon
Five stories you may have missed
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 hours ago
receive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next month. Work has already begun on the site near Blackbird Leys, which will be completely rebranded. It will stay open throughout but officially relaunch as Hollywood Bowl on... Read more
3 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Bowlplex in Ozone Leisure Park to be turned into Hollywood Bowl with American dinerreceive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next mon
Bowlplex in Ozone Leisure Park to be turned into Hollywood Bowl with American diner
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
receive a £500,000 refurbishment and be relaunched as a Hollywood Bowl next month. Work has already begun on the site near Blackbird Leys, which will be completely rebranded. It will stay open throughout but officially relaunch as Hollywood Bowl on... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New funding boosts hopes for GP surgery in Rose Hillthan a full GP provision. People in the estate travel to surgeries such as Don
New funding boosts hopes for GP surgery in Rose Hill
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
than a full GP provision. People in the estate travel to surgeries such as Donnington Health Centre in Henley Avenue or to Blackbird Leys or Cowley. Mr Turner said: "I can see a couple of options for service provision. "One would be providing an... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New funding boosts hopes for GP surgery in Rose Hillthan a full GP provision. People in the estate travel to surgeries such as Don
New funding boosts hopes for GP surgery in Rose Hill
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
than a full GP provision. People in the estate travel to surgeries such as Donnington Health Centre in Henley Avenue or to Blackbird Leys or Cowley. Mr Turner said: "I can see a couple of options for service provision. "One would be providing an... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Filmmaking talent in Oxfordshire to hit big screen at Oxford BrookesThan Just a Mirror' looks at the origins of a 2000-year-old Iron Age mirror fou
Filmmaking talent in Oxfordshire to hit big screen at Oxford Brookes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
Than Just a Mirror' looks at the origins of a 2000-year-old Iron Age mirror found in South Oxfordshire in 2006. Finally, Blackbird Leys-based elderly social group Friendleys appear in a short film on healthcare and public transport for the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Filmmaking talent in Oxfordshire to hit big screen at Oxford BrookesThan Just a Mirror' looks at the origins of a 2000-year-old Iron Age mirror fou
Filmmaking talent in Oxfordshire to hit big screen at Oxford Brookes
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Than Just a Mirror' looks at the origins of a 2000-year-old Iron Age mirror found in South Oxfordshire in 2006. Finally, Blackbird Leys-based elderly social group Friendleys appear in a short film on healthcare and public transport for the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Project to boost adult reading in Blackbird Leys gathering paceA SCHEME to help adults in Blackbird Leys who struggle to read is progressing w
Project to boost adult reading in Blackbird Leys gathering pace
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
A SCHEME to help adults in Blackbird Leys who struggle to read is progressing well after two months of lessons. The Read Easy project, which pairs volunteer coaches with adult learners to boost literacy skills and improve their confidence in reading... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Treasure-trove of Speedway memorabilia collected by ardent fan up for grabswas there that was fantastic. They went through a season where they didn't lose
Treasure-trove of Speedway memorabilia collected by ardent fan up for grabs
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
was there that was fantastic. They went through a season where they didn't lose a match." Since 2012 the stadium itself in Blackbird Leys has been closed, with little movement from owners GRA Acquisition to either revive the site or sell it to keen... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Treasure-trove of Speedway memorabilia collected by ardent fan up for grabswas there that was fantastic. They went through a season where they didn't lose
Treasure-trove of Speedway memorabilia collected by ardent fan up for grabs
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
was there that was fantastic. They went through a season where they didn't lose a match." Since 2012 the stadium itself in Blackbird Leys has been closed, with little movement from owners GRA Acquisition to either revive the site or sell it to keen... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Thieves steal BMW car from Heyford Hill garage and crash into building in Blackbird Leysstole a car parked in a Heyford Hill garage early this morning before driving o
Thieves steal BMW car from Heyford Hill garage and crash into building in Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
stole a car parked in a Heyford Hill garage early this morning before driving off and crashing it into a building in Blackbird Leys. They then found the keys to a BMW parked at the property and stole it. The car was later spotted and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Thieves steal BMW car from Littlemore garage and crash into building in Blackbird LeysThieves stole a car parked in a Littlemore garage early this morning before dri
Thieves steal BMW car from Littlemore garage and crash into building in Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Thieves stole a car parked in a Littlemore garage early this morning before driving off and crashing it into a building in Blackbird Leys. According to Thames Valley Police the offenders entered the garage of a a property in Heyford Hill at about... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Children's services charity "fully committed" to Blackbird Leys regardless of Children's Centres futureA BLACKBIRD Leys-based charity has vowed to continue providing for families in
Children's services charity "fully committed" to Blackbird Leys regardless of Children's Centres future
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
A BLACKBIRD Leys-based charity has vowed to continue providing for families in the area even if children's centres across the county close. The Peeple Centre, whose funding from Oxfordshire County Council is under threat, said it was "fully... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Children's services charity "fully committed" to Blackbird Leys regardless of Children's Centres futureA BLACKBIRD Leys-based charity has vowed to continue providing for families in
Children's services charity "fully committed" to Blackbird Leys regardless of Children's Centres future
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A BLACKBIRD Leys-based charity has vowed to continue providing for families in the area even if children's centres across the county close. The Peeple Centre, whose funding from Oxfordshire County Council is under threat, said it was "fully... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Blackbird Leys locals setting plans in motion for winter festival after Christmas tree successPLANS are already being concocted to turn last year's community Christmas tree
Blackbird Leys locals setting plans in motion for winter festival after Christmas tree success
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
PLANS are already being concocted to turn last year's community Christmas tree lighting in Blackbird Leys into a fully-fledged winter festival. On December 1 last year a crowd of chilly residents, local market-stall holders and primary school... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Blackbird Leys locals setting plans in motion for winter festival after Christmas tree successPLANS are already being concocted to turn last year's community Christmas tree
Blackbird Leys locals setting plans in motion for winter festival after Christmas tree success
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
PLANS are already being concocted to turn last year's community Christmas tree lighting in Blackbird Leys into a fully-fledged winter festival. On December 1 last year a crowd of chilly residents, local market-stall holders and primary school... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Dog fouling incidents drop dramatically in Blackbird Leys following two-week campaignweek campaign in February and March saw representatives from the city and paris
Dog fouling incidents drop dramatically in Blackbird Leys following two-week campaign
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
week campaign in February and March saw representatives from the city and parish councils patrolling six green spaces in Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys. In two days of monitoring before the campaign, there were 39 reported incidents of dog... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dog fouling incidents drop dramatically in Blackbird Leys following two-week campaignweek campaign in February and March saw representatives from the city and paris
Dog fouling incidents drop dramatically in Blackbird Leys following two-week campaign
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
week campaign in February and March saw representatives from the city and parish councils patrolling six green spaces in Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys. In two days of monitoring before the campaign, there were 39 reported incidents of dog... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Golden era of British seaside re-lived for Blackbird Leys and Barton residentsaged 16 to 96 revived their memories of holidays on the British coast on a trip
Golden era of British seaside re-lived for Blackbird Leys and Barton residents
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
aged 16 to 96 revived their memories of holidays on the British coast on a trip to Southsea this week. Organised by Blackbird Leys-based elderly social group Friendleys, the visit to the Portsmouth seaside resort saw three generations dip... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Golden era of British seaside re-lived for Blackbird Leys and Barton residentsaged 16 to 96 revived their memories of holidays on the British coast on a trip
Golden era of British seaside re-lived for Blackbird Leys and Barton residents
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
aged 16 to 96 revived their memories of holidays on the British coast on a trip to Southsea this week. Organised by Blackbird Leys-based elderly social group Friendleys, the visit to the Portsmouth seaside resort saw three generations dip... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Businessman who left arson victims "seconds from death" sectioned indefinitelyMay at the same court of arson with intent to endanger life after a jury found
Businessman who left arson victims "seconds from death" sectioned indefinitely
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
May at the same court of arson with intent to endanger life after a jury found he had set fire to a house in Mallard Way, Blackbird Leys on January 29, 2014. Yesterday the court heard the "revenge" attack had been targeted at Nganga's best man... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Businessman who left arson victims "seconds from death" sectioned indefinitelyMay at the same court of arson with intent to endanger life after a jury found
Businessman who left arson victims "seconds from death" sectioned indefinitely
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
May at the same court of arson with intent to endanger life after a jury found he had set fire to a house in Mallard Way, Blackbird Leys on January 29, 2014. Yesterday the court heard the "revenge" attack had been targeted at Nganga's best man... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Lib Dems determined to stay as official opposition as council elections loomto paid holiday and restrictions on working hours. LIB DEM CANDIDATES BARTON
Lib Dems determined to stay as official opposition as council elections loom
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
to paid holiday and restrictions on working hours. LIB DEM CANDIDATES BARTON AND SANDHILLS Barbara Lesley Mallinder BLACKBIRD LEYS Simon Andrew Blakey Harry Samuels CHURCHILL Peter Charles Coggins Claire Elizabeth Murray COWLEY... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lib Dems determined to stay as official opposition as council elections loomto paid holiday and restrictions on working hours. LIB DEM CANDIDATES BARTON
Lib Dems determined to stay as official opposition as council elections loom
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to paid holiday and restrictions on working hours. LIB DEM CANDIDATES BARTON AND SANDHILLS Barbara Lesley Mallinder BLACKBIRD LEYS Simon Andrew Blakey Harry Samuels CHURCHILL Peter Charles Coggins Claire Elizabeth Murray COWLEY... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Town council plan for future of children's centreeight 'children and family centres', used by a new £12m service for children an
Town council plan for future of children's centre
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
eight 'children and family centres', used by a new £12m service for children and young people aged up to 19. The new centres would be at Banbury, Bicester, Abingdon, Didcot and Witney, with three in Oxford at Rose Hill, Barton and Blackbir... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time after nine decadesmemories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known repu
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time after nine decades
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
memories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known reputation in the dancing world." Coach at Blackbird Leys Boxing Club Tony Gibson said he remembered first using the Roman Way club in the late 1960s but had been... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time after nine decadesmemories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known repu
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time after nine decades
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
memories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known reputation in the dancing world." Coach at Blackbird Leys Boxing Club Tony Gibson said he remembered first using the Roman Way club in the late 1960s but had been... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time nine decadesmemories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known repu
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time nine decades
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
memories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known reputation in the dancing world." Coach at Blackbird Leys Boxing Club Tony Gibson said he remembered first using the Roman Way club in the late 1960s but had been... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time nine decadesmemories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known repu
Cowley's Rover Club closes doors for last time nine decades
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
memories there. It [Oxford Sports and Social Club] had a really well-known reputation in the dancing world." Coach at Blackbird Leys Boxing Club Tony Gibson said he remembered first using the Roman Way club in the late 1960s but had been... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Residents put their hands up to play puppets in children-friendly version of Broadway musicalCREATIVE chaos, sniggers and aching arms galore brought locals together at the
Residents put their hands up to play puppets in children-friendly version of Broadway musical
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
CREATIVE chaos, sniggers and aching arms galore brought locals together at the frenetic first workshop for "Avenue Q à la Blackbird Leys". Residents are gearing up for a home-grown production of the American musical, which is a zany adult take on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Residents put their hands up to play puppets in children-friendly version of Broadway musicalCREATIVE chaos, sniggers and aching arms galore brought locals together at the
Residents put their hands up to play puppets in children-friendly version of Broadway musical
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
CREATIVE chaos, sniggers and aching arms galore brought locals together at the frenetic first workshop for "Avenue Q à la Blackbird Leys". Residents are gearing up for a home-grown production of the American musical, which is a zany adult take on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lord Mayor's last official engagement to be held on home turf in Blackbird LeysA COMMUNITY sports day in Blackbird Leys will play host to Councillor Rae Humbe
Lord Mayor's last official engagement to be held on home turf in Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
A COMMUNITY sports day in Blackbird Leys will play host to Councillor Rae Humberstone on his last official duty as Lord Mayor of Oxford. The event on Sunday, May 15 has been organised by the Oxford Polish Association (OPA) as a special take on its... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford Academy teens praise Leys facilities and green spaces but "do not feel safe" in darkYOUNG people in Blackbird Leys have praised green spaces and transport faciliti
Oxford Academy teens praise Leys facilities and green spaces but "do not feel safe" in dark
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
YOUNG people in Blackbird Leys have praised green spaces and transport facilities, but called for more action on littering and safety at night. Feedback from the session on March 10 has now been released and will be used to inform the actions of a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Town council plan for future of children's centreeight 'children and family centres', used by a new £12m service for children an
Town council plan for future of children's centre
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
eight 'children and family centres', used by a new £12m service for children and young people aged up to 19. The new centres would be at Banbury, Bicester, Abingdon, Didcot and Witney, with three in Oxford at Rose Hill, Barton and Blackbir... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Five stories you may have missed todayand repairing the concrete which supports the surrounding area. 3. A man was s
Five stories you may have missed today
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and repairing the concrete which supports the surrounding area. 3. A man was stabbed in the back following an argument in Blackbird Leys Witnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Leys. The man was attacked... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Five stories you may have missed todayand repairing the concrete which supports the surrounding area. 3. A man was s
Five stories you may have missed today
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
and repairing the concrete which supports the surrounding area. 3. A man was stabbed in the back following an argument in Blackbird Leys Witnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Leys. The man was attacked... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Man stabbed in the back following argumentWitnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Le
Man stabbed in the back following argument
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Witnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Leys. The man was attacked following an argument with two men on Druce Way at about 3.50pm on April 17. He was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital where he was treated... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Man stabbed in the back following argumentWitnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Le
Man stabbed in the back following argument
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
Witnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Leys. The man was attacked following an argument with two men on Druce Way at about 3.50pm on April 17. He was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital where he was treated... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Witnesses sought after man is stabbed following argument in Blackbird LeysWitnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Le
Witnesses sought after man is stabbed following argument in Blackbird Leys
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Witnesses are being sought after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in Blackbird Leys. The man was attacked following an argument with two men on Druce Way at about 3.50pm on April 17. He was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital where he was treated... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tributes paid to long-serving Thame councillor Beatrice Dobiea town councillor in 2011 after 24 years of service. Outside of politics, she
Tributes paid to long-serving Thame councillor Beatrice Dobie
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
a town councillor in 2011 after 24 years of service. Outside of politics, she had also taught infants in High Wycombe and Blackbird Leys, Oxford. Thame Mayor Nichola Dixon said: "Beatrice was a commanding and passionate woman whose dedication to... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Social club shows fighting spirit after being raided for second timeowner. The break-in is the second this year after the club was burgled and tra
Social club shows fighting spirit after being raided for second time
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
owner. The break-in is the second this year after the club was burgled and trashed by Adam Kupka in January. Kupka, of Blackbird Leys, was sentenced to 28 months in prison earlier this month for a string burglaries across the city, which... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Social club shows fighting spirit after being raided for second timeowner. The break-in is the second this year after the club was burgled and tra
Social club shows fighting spirit after being raided for second time
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
owner. The break-in is the second this year after the club was burgled and trashed by Adam Kupka in January. Kupka, of Blackbird Leys, was sentenced to 28 months in prison earlier this month for a string burglaries across the city, which... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dancers from Blackbird Leys 'thank' Katie Hopkins for Britain's Got Talent tweetsUNFAZED youngsters from a Blackbird Leys dance troupe have responded in kind af
Dancers from Blackbird Leys 'thank' Katie Hopkins for Britain's Got Talent tweets
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
UNFAZED youngsters from a Blackbird Leys dance troupe have responded in kind after coming under fire from controversial commentator Katie Hopkins. Elite Squad Royalz appeared on TV screens across the country this month after wowing judges in the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
"Good progress" being made to reduce rubbish and flytipping at Kassam Stadiumbelonging to Firoz Kassam, who owns the site. On Wednesday, April 13 a second
"Good progress" being made to reduce rubbish and flytipping at Kassam Stadium
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
belonging to Firoz Kassam, who owns the site. On Wednesday, April 13 a second tour of the blighted areas was undertaken by Blackbird Leys and Northfield Brook councillors Linda Smith and Jennifer Pegg, along with officers and Kassam site manager... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Reading charity celebrates rise in volunteers after appealworks with children in more than 100 schools, but had a waiting list of about 3
Reading charity celebrates rise in volunteers after appeal
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
works with children in more than 100 schools, but had a waiting list of about 30 schools, especially in East Oxford and Blackbird Leys. But following the appeal more volunteers have come forward to sign up, and next month they will be holding a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scores of Shakespearean events in Oxford to mark 400th anniversary of Bard's deathmanga artist Sonia Leong at the Story Museum, and interact with Flintlock Theat
Scores of Shakespearean events in Oxford to mark 400th anniversary of Bard's death
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
manga artist Sonia Leong at the Story Museum, and interact with Flintlock Theatre's living Shakespeare characters at the Blackbird Leys, Cowley, Oxford Central and Weston libraries. Medieval gem the Painted Room, part of a former tavern tucked... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scores of Shakespearean events in Oxford to mark 400th anniversary of Bard's deathmanga artist Sonia Leong at the Story Museum, and interact with Flintlock Theat
Scores of Shakespearean events in Oxford to mark 400th anniversary of Bard's death
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
manga artist Sonia Leong at the Story Museum, and interact with Flintlock Theatre's living Shakespeare characters at the Blackbird Leys, Cowley, Oxford Central and Weston libraries. Medieval gem the Painted Room, part of a former tavern tucked... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Leys CDI nominated for Oxford Charity of the YearA LONG-RUNNING project supporting residents young and old in Blackbird Leys and
Leys CDI nominated for Oxford Charity of the Year
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
A LONG-RUNNING project supporting residents young and old in Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys has been nominated for Oxford Charity of the Year. The Leys Community Development Initiative (CDI) is on the shortlist this year for the OCVA (Oxfordshire... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Under-threat Dovecote after-school club is as busy as ever£50,000 it needs to keep running in a TV competition earlier this year. While
Under-threat Dovecote after-school club is as busy as ever
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
£50,000 it needs to keep running in a TV competition earlier this year. While it is hoped that a grant may be secured from Blackbird Leys Parish Council, centre worker Kayleigh Shaw said staff were "playing it by ear" but keeping busy. She said:... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Under-threat Dovecote after-school club is as busy as ever£50,000 it needs to keep running in a TV competition earlier this year. While
Under-threat Dovecote after-school club is as busy as ever
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
£50,000 it needs to keep running in a TV competition earlier this year. While it is hoped that a grant may be secured from Blackbird Leys Parish Council, centre worker Kayleigh Shaw said staff were "playing it by ear" but keeping busy. She said:... Read more
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