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Oxford Mail
Historic spires view trashed by a greed for student bedsON TUESDAY night, a small handful of Labour and Lib Dem city councillors on the
Historic spires view trashed by a greed for student beds
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
ON TUESDAY night, a small handful of Labour and Lib Dem city councillors on the west area planning committee voted to leave the controversial Castle Mill blocks in situ. They agreed to accept Oxford University’s cheapest offer (Option One), to plant... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
City council in bid to seize back ownership of Oxford StadiumTHREE years after Oxford Stadium was closed, the city council has come up with
City council in bid to seize back ownership of Oxford Stadium
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
THREE years after Oxford Stadium was closed, the city council has come up with an ambitious plan to seize back control of the site. So far attempts to revive the site have ended in failure, with owners GRA Acquisition and parent companies seemingly... Read more
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Oxford Mail
City council in bid to seize back ownership of Oxford StadiumTHREE years after Oxford Stadium was closed, the city council has come up with
City council in bid to seize back ownership of Oxford Stadium
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
THREE years after Oxford Stadium was closed, the city council has come up with an ambitious plan to seize back control of the site. So far attempts to revive the site have ended in failure, with owners GRA Acquisition and parent companies seemingly... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scales of Justice: 18 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates CourtOXFORD MAGISTRATES Graciano Alves, 28, of Bodley Road, Littlemore, Oxford, adm
Scales of Justice: 18 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
OXFORD MAGISTRATES Graciano Alves, 28, of Bodley Road, Littlemore, Oxford, admitted driving a large goods or passenger-carrying vehicle over the 30mph speed limit on the B480 in Chiselhampton, on February 15 last year by driving at 39mph. Fined... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Council told new free school planned for Headington could cause traffic problemsA NEW free school with a Christian ethos could open in Headington to help relie
Council told new free school planned for Headington could cause traffic problems
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
A NEW free school with a Christian ethos could open in Headington to help relieve pressure on existing schools. But it is feared the proposed Headington Community School could add to traffic jams in the area if it goes ahead. The free school would... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council told new free school planned for Headington could cause traffic problemsA NEW free school with a Christian ethos could open in Headington to help relie
Council told new free school planned for Headington could cause traffic problems
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
A NEW free school with a Christian ethos could open in Headington to help relieve pressure on existing schools. But it is feared the proposed Headington Community School could add to traffic jams in the area if it goes ahead. The free school would... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Residents to lobby city council on ‘forgotten recreation ground’ for Valentine's campaignOXFORD residents who feel forgotten will unite on Valentine’s Day to try to tra
Residents to lobby city council on ‘forgotten recreation ground’ for Valentine's campaign
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
OXFORD residents who feel forgotten will unite on Valentine’s Day to try to transform part of their neglected estate. Members of Donnington Tenants and Residents Association have joined Donnington Community Association to bring the area’s under-used... Read more
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Oxford Mail
SCORES ON THE DOORS: The latest food hygiene ratings for food outlets around the countyWarners Butchers Ltd, 64 Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell, Witney Food Hygien
SCORES ON THE DOORS: The latest food hygiene ratings for food outlets around the county
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Warners Butchers Ltd, 64 Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell, Witney Food Hygiene and Safety: Good. High standard of compliance with statutory obligations and industry codes of recommended practice, minor contraventions of food hygiene... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sunken boat owner who lost everything stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readersSUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was
Sunken boat owner who lost everything stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readers
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
SUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was handed hundreds of pounds worth of donations from Oxford Mail readers. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, said he could never have expected the level of support... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Sunken boat owner who lost everything stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readersSUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was
Sunken boat owner who lost everything stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readers
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
SUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was handed hundreds of pounds worth of donations from Oxford Mail readers. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, said he could never have expected the level of support... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Neil set to take over as council’s interim executiveSenior Bucks County Council officer Neil Gibson is set to become interim Chief
Neil set to take over as council’s interim executive
Aylesbury Today / Posted 2 days ago
Senior Bucks County Council officer Neil Gibson is set to become interim Chief Executive. The appointment comes after current chief executive, Chris Williams, announced his decision to retire at the end of March. Neil, currently managing director... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Sunken boat owner stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readersSUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was
Sunken boat owner stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readers
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
SUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was handed hundreds of pounds worth of donations from Oxford Mail readers. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, said he could never have expected the level of support... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sunken boat owner stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readersSUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was
Sunken boat owner stunned by donations from Oxford Mail readers
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
SUNKEN boat owner John Simmonds was stunned into silence yesterday when he was handed hundreds of pounds worth of donations from Oxford Mail readers. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, said he could never have expected the level of support... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
INVESTIGATION: Oxford Stadium owners under attack after revelation it was making profit before closureTHE owners of Oxford Stadium have been accused of putting greed over local peop
INVESTIGATION: Oxford Stadium owners under attack after revelation it was making profit before closure
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
THE owners of Oxford Stadium have been accused of putting greed over local people as campaigners fighting to bring greyhound and speedway racing back to the city were given a boost. The Oxford Mail can exclusively reveal the stadium was still making... Read more
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Oxford University rebuffed by senior councillors over social housing callOXFORD University has been told it cannot "have its cake and eat it" by senior
Oxford University rebuffed by senior councillors over social housing call
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
OXFORD University has been told it cannot "have its cake and eat it" by senior councillors after calling for changes to requirements for social housing in new developments. The university says the rule demanding 50 per cent of new homes to be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
INVESTIGATION: Oxford Stadium owners under attack after revelation it was making profit before closureTHE owners of Oxford Stadium have been accused of putting greed over local peop
INVESTIGATION: Oxford Stadium owners under attack after revelation it was making profit before closure
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
THE owners of Oxford Stadium have been accused of putting greed over local people as campaigners fighting to bring greyhound and speedway racing back to the city were given a boost. The Oxford Mail can exclusively reveal the stadium was still making... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford University rebuffed by senior councillors over social housing callOXFORD University has been told it cannot "have its cake and eat it" by senior
Oxford University rebuffed by senior councillors over social housing call
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
OXFORD University has been told it cannot "have its cake and eat it" by senior councillors after calling for changes to requirements for social housing in new developments. The university says the rule demanding 50 per cent of new homes to be... Read more
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Tower block residents fear bankruptcy as row over £50k repair bills continuesCONCERNS have been raised for low-income people in Oxford’s five towers who bou
Tower block residents fear bankruptcy as row over £50k repair bills continues
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
CONCERNS have been raised for low-income people in Oxford’s five towers who bought their homes under right to buy and may have to shell out £50,000 for repairs. The new Oxford Tower Block Leaseholder Association (OTLA) – formed recently after... Read more
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Developers accused of ‘naked greed’ in a bid to slash cash for affordable homesA COLLEGE and developer have been accused of “naked greed” after slashing a cas
Developers accused of ‘naked greed’ in a bid to slash cash for affordable homes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
A COLLEGE and developer have been accused of “naked greed” after slashing a cash contribution towards social housing for a controversial student development by more than £1m. Merton College and McLaren Property were expected to give £1.25m to Oxford... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Developers accused of ‘naked greed’ in a bid to slash cash for affordable homesA COLLEGE and developer have been accused of “naked greed” after slashing a cas
Developers accused of ‘naked greed’ in a bid to slash cash for affordable homes
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A COLLEGE and developer have been accused of “naked greed” after slashing a cash contribution towards social housing for a controversial student development by more than £1m. Merton College and McLaren Property were expected to give £1.25m to Oxford... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tower block residents fear bankruptcy as row over £50k repair bills continuesCONCERNS have been raised for low-income people in Oxford’s five towers who bou
Tower block residents fear bankruptcy as row over £50k repair bills continues
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
CONCERNS have been raised for low-income people in Oxford’s five towers who bought their homes under right to buy and may have to shell out £50,000 for repairs. The new Oxford Tower Block Leaseholder Association (OTLA) – formed recently after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Heartbroken owner of sunken narrowboat stunned by mystery £25,000 donationA hero narrowboat owner who was heartbroken when it sank after smashing into a
Heartbroken owner of sunken narrowboat stunned by mystery £25,000 donation
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
A hero narrowboat owner who was heartbroken when it sank after smashing into a bridge was stunned after receiving a £25,000 anonymous donation from a wellwisher. Mr Simmonds said he had only left his £60,000 boat for half an hour to get some lunch... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Eco group thanks fossil-free city councilCAMPAIGNERS are thanking Oxford City Council for being the first in the country
Eco group thanks fossil-free city council
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
CAMPAIGNERS are thanking Oxford City Council for being the first in the country to take a stance against investing in fossil fuel companies. Members of Fossil Free Oxfordshire will present a ‘thank you’ card to the council today, after it decided in... Read more
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Eco group thanks fossil-free city councilCAMPAIGNERS are thanking Oxford City Council for being the first in the country
Eco group thanks fossil-free city council
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
CAMPAIGNERS are thanking Oxford City Council for being the first in the country to take a stance against investing in fossil fuel companies. Members of Fossil Free Oxfordshire will present a ‘thank you’ card to the council today, after it decided in... Read more
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Barton Park sport facilities will be great if we get enough access, says club chiefPLANS for the state-of-the-art community facilities that will be the “focal poi
Barton Park sport facilities will be great if we get enough access, says club chief
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
PLANS for the state-of-the-art community facilities that will be the “focal point” of Barton Park, Oxford’s biggest housing development in a century, have been welcomed by a football club chairman. A new turf sports pitch, multi-use games area and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Barton Park sport facilities will be great if we get enough access, says club chiefPLANS for the state-of-the-art community facilities that will be the “focal poi
Barton Park sport facilities will be great if we get enough access, says club chief
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
PLANS for the state-of-the-art community facilities that will be the “focal point” of Barton Park, Oxford’s biggest housing development in a century, have been welcomed by a football club chairman. A new turf sports pitch, multi-use games area and... Read more
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Oxford named 'fittest city' in UKTHREE quarters of people in Oxford work out regularly according to a new survey
Oxford named 'fittest city' in UK
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
THREE quarters of people in Oxford work out regularly according to a new survey that has named it the UK's 'fittest city'. The survey of 2,000 found the city had the highest number of people taking part in regular exercise in the country. The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford named 'fittest city' in UKTHREE quarters of people in Oxford work out regularly according to a new survey
Oxford named 'fittest city' in UK
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
THREE quarters of people in Oxford work out regularly according to a new survey that has named it the UK's 'fittest city'. The survey of 2,000 found the city had the highest number of people taking part in regular exercise in the country. The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Heine on Friday: Plucking Barbara’s respect from jaws of our riftTHE funeral of Barbara Gatehouse, former Lord Mayor of Oxford and Labour member
Heine on Friday: Plucking Barbara’s respect from jaws of our rift
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
THE funeral of Barbara Gatehouse, former Lord Mayor of Oxford and Labour member of the city and county councils for more than two decades, was held last week. She was a powerful woman and you opposed her at your peril. Tributes poured in. One stood... Read more
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Oxford Mail
SCORES ON THE DOORS: The latest food hygiene ratings for food outlets around OxfordshireLA CROISSANTERIE, 138 COWLEY ROAD, OXFORD: Food Hygiene and Safety: Poor. Some
SCORES ON THE DOORS: The latest food hygiene ratings for food outlets around Oxfordshire
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
LA CROISSANTERIE, 138 COWLEY ROAD, OXFORD: Food Hygiene and Safety: Poor. Some major non-compliance with statutory obligations – more effort required to prevent fall in standards. Confidence in Management: Little. Varying record of compliance. Poor... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Protection orders are an echo of 1930s GermanyGERMANY in the 1930s made ample use of ‘Protection’ orders to clear the streets
Protection orders are an echo of 1930s Germany
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
GERMANY in the 1930s made ample use of ‘Protection’ orders to clear the streets of poor and ‘undesirable’ people from the streets of Berlin, in preparation for the 1936 Olympic Games. In yesterday’s Oxford Mail, councillor Dee Sinclair appears proud... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Campaigners plea for more support on World Cancer DayAS PEOPLE around the world mark World Cancer Day today, researchers and fundrai
Campaigners plea for more support on World Cancer Day
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
AS PEOPLE around the world mark World Cancer Day today, researchers and fundraisers in Oxford want to highlight their pioneering work. The city is leading the way to finding a cure with about 500 people and over £20m spent on research in the last... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Campaigners plea for more support on World Cancer DayAS PEOPLE around the world mark World Cancer Day today, researchers and fundrai
Campaigners plea for more support on World Cancer Day
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
AS PEOPLE around the world mark World Cancer Day today, researchers and fundraisers in Oxford want to highlight their pioneering work. The city is leading the way to finding a cure with about 500 people and over £20m spent on research in the last... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Couple interested in buying closed pub in OsneyA COUPLE has declared an interest in buying a beloved Osney pub that has been s
Couple interested in buying closed pub in Osney
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
A COUPLE has declared an interest in buying a beloved Osney pub that has been shut since July last year. Simone Jones and her husband Nick say it would be their “dream” to run and live in the Hollybush Inn in Bridge Street. Mrs Jones, 28, who is a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Couple interested in buying closed pub in OsneyA COUPLE has declared an interest in buying a beloved Osney pub that has been s
Couple interested in buying closed pub in Osney
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A COUPLE has declared an interest in buying a beloved Osney pub that has been shut since July last year. Simone Jones and her husband Nick say it would be their “dream” to run and live in the Hollybush Inn in Bridge Street. Mrs Jones, 28, who is a... Read more
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Leaseholders association appoint a lawyer to contest council's £50k tower block revamp billsA FLEDGLING Oxford Tower Block Leaseholders Association is preparing a 30-page
Leaseholders association appoint a lawyer to contest council's £50k tower block revamp bills
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
A FLEDGLING Oxford Tower Block Leaseholders Association is preparing a 30-page response to the city council's plans to charge households £50,000 in refurbishment bills. About 30 people attended a meeting in the Town Hall to formalise their plans to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Leaseholders association appoint a lawyer to contest council's £50k tower block revamp billsA FLEDGLING Oxford Tower Block Leaseholders Association is preparing a 30-page
Leaseholders association appoint a lawyer to contest council's £50k tower block revamp bills
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A FLEDGLING Oxford Tower Block Leaseholders Association is preparing a 30-page response to the city council's plans to charge households £50,000 in refurbishment bills. About 30 people attended a meeting in the Town Hall to formalise their plans to... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygiene standards in Oxford as a cut above the restA FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in compariso
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygiene standards in Oxford as a cut above the rest
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
A FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in comparison to other major cities. Mo Ali, who has owned Falafel House in Gloucester Green for 20 years, spoke after receiving a four-star rating. Oxford City Council initially... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygiene standards in Oxford as a cut above the restA FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in compariso
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygiene standards in Oxford as a cut above the rest
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in comparison to other major cities. Mo Ali, who has owned Falafel House in Gloucester Green for 20 years, spoke after receiving a four-star rating. Oxford City Council initially... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygeine standards in Oxford as a cut above the restA FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in compariso
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygeine standards in Oxford as a cut above the rest
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
A FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in comparison to other major cities. Mo Ali, who has owned Falafel House in Gloucester Green for 20 years, spoke after receiving a four-star rating. Oxford City Council initially... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygeine standards in Oxford as a cut above the restA FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in compariso
Owner of four-star eatery hails hygeine standards in Oxford as a cut above the rest
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A FALAFEL shop owner has praised the city’s food hygiene standards in comparison to other major cities. Mo Ali, who has owned Falafel House in Gloucester Green for 20 years, spoke after receiving a four-star rating. Oxford City Council initially... Read more
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Oxford Mail
No change in city inequality provides barren landscapeIN SEPTEMBER 1994, as part of of its Programme of work on Income and Wealth, pu
No change in city inequality provides barren landscape
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
IN SEPTEMBER 1994, as part of of its Programme of work on Income and Wealth, published ‘Changing Patterns of Income and Wealth in Oxford and Oldham, based on search by by a team from Oxford University’s Department of Applied Social Studies and Social... Read more
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PICTURES: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik buildingBREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the B
PICTURES: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik building
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
BREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the Blavatnik School of Government building “world-class”, the first public visitors said. Hundreds of eager neighbours of the newly-opened Walton Street building received a... Read more
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Feature: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik buildingBREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the B
Feature: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik building
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
BREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the Blavatnik School of Government building “world-class”, the first public visitors said. Hundreds of eager neighbours of the newly-opened Walton Street building received a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Feature: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik buildingBREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the B
Feature: Sneak peek visitors praise new “world-class” Blavatnik building
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
BREATHTAKING views, spiralling staircases and endless walls of glass make the Blavatnik School of Government building “world-class”, the first public visitors said. Hundreds of eager neighbours of the newly-opened Walton Street building received a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Shoppers have two Primark stores for the price of oneShoppers are celebrating having two Primark stores in Oxford by visiting both f
Shoppers have two Primark stores for the price of one
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Shoppers are celebrating having two Primark stores in Oxford by visiting both for bargains. Staff at Primark's store in the Westgate Centre said it was due to close on Saturday, February 13 as work progresses on the £440m revamp of the centre, due... Read more
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Shoppers have two Primark stores for the price of oneShoppers are celebrating having two Primark stores in Oxford by visiting both f
Shoppers have two Primark stores for the price of one
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
Shoppers are celebrating having two Primark stores in Oxford by visiting both for bargains. Staff at Primark's store in the Westgate Centre said it was due to close on Saturday, February 13 as work progresses on the £440m revamp of the centre, due... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Pioneering new community centre in Rose Hill is all together betterWHEN the old Rose Hill community centre opened its doors in September 1956 it h
Pioneering new community centre in Rose Hill is all together better
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
WHEN the old Rose Hill community centre opened its doors in September 1956 it heralded a new era for Oxford as the first such facility ever in the city. Almost six decades later hopes are high that the new £4.7m centre in Ashhurst Way, which will be... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Pioneering new community centre in Rose Hill is all together betterWHEN the old Rose Hill community centre opened its doors in September 1956 it h
Pioneering new community centre in Rose Hill is all together better
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
WHEN the old Rose Hill community centre opened its doors in September 1956 it heralded a new era for Oxford as the first such facility ever in the city. Almost six decades later hopes are high that the new £4.7m centre in Ashhurst Way, which will be... Read more
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Memorial bench for Val Smith unveiled in Blackbird LeysA HANDCRAFTED wooden bench dedicated to former councillor and Blackbird Leys co
Memorial bench for Val Smith unveiled in Blackbird Leys
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
A HANDCRAFTED wooden bench dedicated to former councillor and Blackbird Leys community champion Val Smith was unveiled at Blackbird Leys Adventure Playground (BLAP) yesterday. Mrs Smith’s husband, Oxford East MP Andrew Smith, unveiled the new... Read more
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