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Oxford Mail
DARTS: Kidlington Green SC and Sean Holley go through season unbeatenRose Hill CC 3. Premier & Section 1: Cowley Workers Club 3, Witney Snooker Clu
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Rose Hill CC 3. Premier & Section 1: Cowley Workers Club 3, Witney Snooker Club 6; Florence Park CC A 5, Blackbird Bar 4; Blackbird Leys Bowls Club 7, The Crown 2; Kidlington Green SC 6, Red Lion 3. Section 2: George Lounge B 3, Six Bells 6;... Read more
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Oxford Mail
County's best parks and green spaces need your votes in national contestcountry. In Oxford St Sepulchre’s Cemetery, Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park, Bur
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
country. In Oxford St Sepulchre’s Cemetery, Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park, Bury Knowle Park, Hinksey Park, Florence Park, Blackbird Leys Park and the Hill End Centre are up for awards. In Abingdon, the Abbey Gardens have been nominated. Hill End... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
County's best parks and green spaces need your votes in national contestcountry. In Oxford St Sepulchre’s Cemetery, Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park, Bur
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
country. In Oxford St Sepulchre’s Cemetery, Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park, Bury Knowle Park, Hinksey Park, Florence Park, Blackbird Leys Park and the Hill End Centre are up for awards. In Abingdon, the Abbey Gardens have been nominated. Hill End... Read more
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Oxford Mail
PROFILE: The volunteers who help children get to grips with readingwho wants to get involved. It is particularly looking for people who could wor
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
who wants to get involved. It is particularly looking for people who could work in schools in Botley, Cutteslowe, Littlemore, Cowley, East Oxford, Headington and Blackbird Leys. For more details contact ARCh by emailing info@archoxfordshire.o... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Football stars of the future given chance to impress at new talent sessionsTHE next Harry Kane or Marcus Rashford could be found in Blackbird Leys if a ne
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
THE next Harry Kane or Marcus Rashford could be found in Blackbird Leys if a new development programme for promising young footballers proves to be a success. Trials are being held next week for children aged seven to 11 to join WR Soccer School's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Football stars of the future given chance to impress at new talent sessionsTHE next Harry Kane or Marcus Rashford could be found in Blackbird Leys if a ne
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
THE next Harry Kane or Marcus Rashford could be found in Blackbird Leys if a new development programme for promising young footballers proves to be a success. Trials are being held next week for children aged seven to 11 to join WR Soccer School's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Rush hour causes second gridlock of the day on Oxford's roadsno better. Due to severe traffic congestion our city 5 services are now termin
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
no better. Due to severe traffic congestion our city 5 services are now terminating in Oxford City on all journeys from Blackbird Leys Traffic in Oxford shown on Google Maps at 5.30pm Eastern Bypass and the A40 were particularly slow at... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Rush hour causes second gridlock of the day on Oxford's roadsno better. Due to severe traffic congestion our city 5 services are now termin
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
no better. Due to severe traffic congestion our city 5 services are now terminating in Oxford City on all journeys from Blackbird Leys Traffic in Oxford shown on Google Maps at 5.30pm Eastern Bypass and the A40 were particularly slow at... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford college pools new pot of money for poorer studentsfrom more deprived areas of Oxford. Of 292 places awarded in the past decade t
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
from more deprived areas of Oxford. Of 292 places awarded in the past decade to people from the city, none were from Blackbird Leys and only a tiny fraction were from areas such as Barton and Cowley. Christ Church dean, the Very Revd... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford college pools new pot of money for poorer studentsfrom more deprived areas of Oxford. Of 292 places awarded in the past decade t
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
from more deprived areas of Oxford. Of 292 places awarded in the past decade to people from the city, none were from Blackbird Leys and only a tiny fraction were from areas such as Barton and Cowley. Christ Church dean, the Very Revd... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Half a century of shopping: Tesco in Cowley Road turns 50been tempted to leave. "I joke that when I retire I'll still be coming in to s
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
been tempted to leave. "I joke that when I retire I'll still be coming in to sit at the tills." The 48-year-old, from Blackbird Leys, added: "I think it's a testament to the atmosphere we've got here that we have so many long-serving staff,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Half a century of shopping: Tesco in Cowley Road turns 50been tempted to leave. "I joke that when I retire I'll still be coming in to s
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
been tempted to leave. "I joke that when I retire I'll still be coming in to sit at the tills." The 48-year-old, from Blackbird Leys, added: "I think it's a testament to the atmosphere we've got here that we have so many long-serving staff,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Council pledges £64m for affordable homes in Oxfordbe delivered by its own housing company. Current and planned developments incl
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
be delivered by its own housing company. Current and planned developments include Barton Park, Oxpens, Northern Gateway, Blackbird Leys district centre and Littlemore Park. The scheme hopes to tackle sky-high house prices, which repel workers... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council pledges £64m for affordable homes in Oxfordbe delivered by its own housing company. Current and planned developments incl
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
be delivered by its own housing company. Current and planned developments include Barton Park, Oxpens, Northern Gateway, Blackbird Leys district centre and Littlemore Park. The scheme hopes to tackle sky-high house prices, which repel workers... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Why is Mark Haddon going to watch a concert by 80 musicians who have only just learnt to play their instruments?are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their support." Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help parents who have difficult home lives. Clients include people... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Why is Mark Haddon going to watch a concert by 80 musicians who have only just learnt to play their instruments?are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their support." Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help parents who have difficult home lives. Clients include people... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Matches relocated after travellers leave pitch unplayableTRAVELLERS who have been camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
TRAVELLERS who have been camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird Leys have left the site, leaving council staff rushing to clean up ahead of weekend fixtures. Caravans that occupied Sandy Lane all week left on Thursday night after... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Matches relocated after travellers leave pitch unplayableTRAVELLERS who have been camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
TRAVELLERS who have been camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird Leys have left the site, leaving council staff rushing to clean up ahead of weekend fixtures. Caravans that occupied Sandy Lane all week left on Thursday night after... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Travellers move onto another football pitch in OxfordTRAVELLERS camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird Leys have lef
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
TRAVELLERS camped on the Sandy Lane football pitches in Blackbird Leys have left the site, only to move onto a different pitch in Headington. Caravans that have occupied Sandy Lane all week left on Thursday night after police moved in to evict... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Why is Mark Haddon going to watch a concert by 200 musicians who have only just learnt to play their instruments?are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their support." Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help parents who have difficult home lives. Clients include people... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Camera club goes Back to Schoolabout her first day of school. Mrs Barber told us Jesamine is starting this te
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
about her first day of school. Mrs Barber told us Jesamine is starting this term at Pegasus Primary, near their home in Blackbird Leys. When you get to wear a coat like that and ride a bike like that to school, why wouldn't you be... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Why is Mark Haddon going to watch a concert by 200 musicians who have only just learnt to play their instruments?are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
are also contributing to the programme – and great thanks go to them for their support." Home Start, which has a base at Blackbird Leys Community Centre, recruits volunteers to help parents who have difficult home lives. Clients include people... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Camera club goes Back to Schoolabout her first day of school. Mrs Barber told us Jesamine is starting this te
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
about her first day of school. Mrs Barber told us Jesamine is starting this term at Pegasus Primary, near their home in Blackbird Leys. When you get to wear a coat like that and ride a bike like that to school, why wouldn't you be... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Footballers' uncertainty over match as travellers remain on pitchesFOOTBALL teams in Blackbird Leys are still waiting to see if they will be able
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
FOOTBALL teams in Blackbird Leys are still waiting to see if they will be able to play key fixtures as travellers remained camped out on their pitch. Last night, it was expected that the police would begin the process to evict the dozens of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Footballers' uncertainty over match as travellers remain on pitchesFOOTBALL teams in Blackbird Leys are still waiting to see if they will be able
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
FOOTBALL teams in Blackbird Leys are still waiting to see if they will be able to play key fixtures as travellers remained camped out on their pitch. Last night, it was expected that the police would begin the process to evict the dozens of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Drug dealer who helped set up ex-partner for her own ill-fated drugs enterprise spared jailthe murky world of drug dealing in a bid to launch her own operation has been s
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
the murky world of drug dealing in a bid to launch her own operation has been spared jail. Andrew Bowen, of Portian Place, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, had already pleaded guilty to two counts of supplying class A drugs – heroin and cocaine, as well as... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Drug dealer who helped set up ex-partner for her own ill-fated drugs enterprise spared jailthe murky world of drug dealing in a bid to launch her own operation has been s
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
the murky world of drug dealing in a bid to launch her own operation has been spared jail. Andrew Bowen, of Portian Place, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, had already pleaded guilty to two counts of supplying class A drugs – heroin and cocaine, as well as... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Weekend football fixture in doubt after travellers camp on Blackbird Leys pitchesDOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Abo
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
DOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. About 20 vehicles including 10 caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road early this week. The pitches are used by both adult and children’s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Weekend football fixture in doubt after travellers camp on Blackbird Leys pitchesDOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Abo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
DOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. About 20 vehicles including 10 caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road early this week. The pitches are used by both adult and children’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Football fixture in doubt after travellers camp on pitchDOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Abo
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
DOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. About 20 vehicles including 10 caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road early this week. The pitches are used by both adult and children’s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Football fixture in doubt after travellers camp on pitchDOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Abo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
DOZENS of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. About 20 vehicles including 10 caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road early this week. The pitches are used by both adult and children’s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
£8m East Oxford care home set for go aheadmost of its staff working at its Cowley Road site from within a five-mile radiu
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
most of its staff working at its Cowley Road site from within a five-mile radius. It already employs staff at Longlands in Blackbird Leys and Isis, located in Cornwallis Road, Florence Park. Planning permission has already been granted for the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
£8m East Oxford care home set for go aheadmost of its staff working at its Cowley Road site from within a five-mile radiu
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
most of its staff working at its Cowley Road site from within a five-mile radius. It already employs staff at Longlands in Blackbird Leys and Isis, located in Cornwallis Road, Florence Park. Planning permission has already been granted for the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Travellers set up camp on sports fields in Blackbird LeysSCORES of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Aro
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
SCORES of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Around 20 vehicles including ten caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road on Monday. The pitches are used by both adult and children's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Travellers set up camp on sports fields in Blackbird LeysSCORES of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Aro
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
SCORES of travellers have set up camp on sports pitches in Blackbird Leys. Around 20 vehicles including ten caravans moved on to the Sandy Lane sports fields off Blackbird Leys Road on Monday. The pitches are used by both adult and children's... Read more
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48 die waiting for organ donor - and ambulance driver knows how precious a second chance can becysts in his kidneys, a hereditary condition, and was on dialysis for 10 years
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
cysts in his kidneys, a hereditary condition, and was on dialysis for 10 years while waiting for a transplant. The Blackbird Leys resident said: "I was actually on dialysis when I got the call to say they had found a match for me. "It was... Read more
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Oxford Mail
48 die waiting for organ donor - and ambulance driver knows how precious a second chance can becysts in his kidneys, a hereditary condition, and was on dialysis for 10 years
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
cysts in his kidneys, a hereditary condition, and was on dialysis for 10 years while waiting for a transplant. The Blackbird Leys resident said: "I was actually on dialysis when I got the call to say they had found a match for me. "It was... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Police team move into new office at community centre£500,000 revamp of Bullingdon Community Centre. Plans for multi-million pound
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
£500,000 revamp of Bullingdon Community Centre. Plans for multi-million pound investments in East Oxford Community Centre, Blackbird Leys Community Centre and Barton Neighbourhood Centre are also forecast in the coming years. Ed Turner, deputy... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Police team move into new office at community centre£500,000 revamp of Bullingdon Community Centre. Plans for multi-million pound
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
£500,000 revamp of Bullingdon Community Centre. Plans for multi-million pound investments in East Oxford Community Centre, Blackbird Leys Community Centre and Barton Neighbourhood Centre are also forecast in the coming years. Ed Turner, deputy... Read more
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Oxford Mail
More tributes made to 'happy go lucky' Oxford man who died in the River Thamesas 'always happy' and 'inspirational' in numerous posts. Lifelong friend and c
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
as 'always happy' and 'inspirational' in numerous posts. Lifelong friend and close neighbour Nicholas Brain, from Blackbird Leys, described Mr Edwards as a ‘happy-go-lucky chap'. The 26-year-old told the Oxford Mail: “He was one of a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
More tributes made to 'happy go lucky' Oxford man who died in the River Thamesas 'always happy' and 'inspirational' in numerous posts. Lifelong friend and c
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
as 'always happy' and 'inspirational' in numerous posts. Lifelong friend and close neighbour Nicholas Brain, from Blackbird Leys, described Mr Edwards as a ‘happy-go-lucky chap'. The 26-year-old told the Oxford Mail: “He was one of a... Read more
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Acting star of the future needs help to hit big time in a world 'off-limits' to working classof stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school.
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
of stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school. Harry Pudwell was born and bred on the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford and fell in love with acting while performing at the Oxford Playhouse and Headington Girls... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Acting star of the future needs help to hit big time in a world 'off-limits' to working classof stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school.
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school. Harry Pudwell was born and bred on the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford and fell in love with acting while performing at the Oxford Playhouse and Headington Girls... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Star of the future needs help to break into actingof stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school.
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school. Harry Pudwell was born and bred on the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford and fell in love with acting while performing at the Oxford Playhouse and Headington Girls... Read more
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Star of the future needs help to break into actingof stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school.
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
of stardom may be scuppered by the sky high costs of studying at drama school. Harry Pudwell was born and bred on the Blackbird Leys estate in Oxford and fell in love with acting while performing at the Oxford Playhouse and Headington Girls... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dozens of tributes to 'one of a kind' Oxford man who died in the River Thamesof the man, but he has been named locally as Mr Edwards. Life-long friend and
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of the man, but he has been named locally as Mr Edwards. Life-long friend and close neighbour Nicholas Brain, from Blackbird Leys, described Mr Edwards as a ‘happy-go-lucky chap'. The 26-year-old told the Oxford Mail: “He was one of a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Dozens of tributes to 'one of a kind' Oxford man who died in the River Thamesof the man, but he has been named locally as Mr Edwards. Life-long friend and
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
of the man, but he has been named locally as Mr Edwards. Life-long friend and close neighbour Nicholas Brain, from Blackbird Leys, described Mr Edwards as a ‘happy-go-lucky chap'. The 26-year-old told the Oxford Mail: “He was one of a... Read more
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Profile: antisocial behaviour officer and former hovercraft builder PC Mike Ellisdine-and-dash conman Eric Austin, a woman who pretended to be a pregnant to beg
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 days ago
dine-and-dash conman Eric Austin, a woman who pretended to be a pregnant to beg money and the petrol-drinking menace of Blackbird Leys, Robbie Stephens. It may come as a surprise to some of his regular clients, then, to know that Pc Ellis has... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Profile: antisocial behaviour officer and former hovercraft builder PC Mike Ellisdine-and-dash conman Eric Austin, a woman who pretended to be a pregnant to beg
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
dine-and-dash conman Eric Austin, a woman who pretended to be a pregnant to beg money and the petrol-drinking menace of Blackbird Leys, Robbie Stephens. It may come as a surprise to some of his regular clients, then, to know that Pc Ellis has... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The latest round up of convictionsOWEN JUNIOR MAUGHAN, 18, of Longland Road, Blackbird Leys, admitted being drunk
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
OWEN JUNIOR MAUGHAN, 18, of Longland Road, Blackbird Leys, admitted being drunk and disorderly in a public place on July 11 2017. Also admitted failing without reasonable cause to surrender to custody at Oxford Magistrates' Court on July 28 2017... Read more
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