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Oxfordshire Sports Awardsat the ceremony, which also saw an unusual 'race-walking' competition in the co
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
at the ceremony, which also saw an unusual 'race-walking' competition in the corridors of Oxford United's ground. Here are the best pictures from the night, including some of the Oxford Mail team letting their hair down for the annual celebr... Read more
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Police and paramedics at incident 'involving bus' in city centreto be closed. Though it is not know if the bus seen in these pictures is the 1
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to be closed. Though it is not know if the bus seen in these pictures is the 1pm service. An eye witness told the Oxford Mail they could not see any other vehicles involved other than an X90 bus, and feared a pedestrian or cyclist could... Read more
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Kidlington street lights go dark for 3 weeksAN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three wee
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
AN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three weeks to fix streetlights which plunged her neighbourhood into darkness. Kidlington resident Pam Fyvie said four lights in Waverley Avenue, three in adjoining Edinburgh... Read more
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Kidlington street lights go dark for 3 weeksAN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three wee
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
AN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three weeks to fix streetlights which plunged her neighbourhood into darkness. Kidlington resident Pam Fyvie said four lights in Waverley Avenue, three in adjoining Edinburgh... Read more
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Anger over delays fixing broken streetlightsAN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three wee
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
AN Oxford Mail reader is angry it took an electricity provider nearly three weeks to fix streetlights which plunged her neighbourhood into darkness. Kidlington resident Pam Fyvie said four lights in Waverley Avenue, three in adjoining Edinburgh... Read more
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'Shark house' man Bill Heine will receive special honour from council he battled for yearsMayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' an
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Mayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' and said the council ought to be ashamed. Oxford Mail columnist and former BBC Radio Oxford presenter, M Heine, is only the fourth person in the council's history to... Read more
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Bank agrees to pay cash back to grandmother who had £3,000 stolen in branchagreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while sh
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
agreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while she was in a city centre bank. Yesterday the Oxford Mail reported that Zahida Aziz, 64, was left devastated after two women distracted her while she was at the counter of... Read more
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Bank agrees to pay cash back to grandmother who had £3,000 stolen in branchagreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while sh
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
agreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while she was in a city centre bank. Yesterday the Oxford Mail reported that Zahida Aziz, 64, was left devastated after two women distracted her while she was at the counter of... Read more
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'Shark house' man Bill Heine will receive special honour from council he battled for yearsMayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' an
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Mayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' and said the council ought to be ashamed. Oxford Mail columnist and former BBC Radio Oxford presenter, M Heine, is only the fourth person in the council's history to... Read more
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Bank agrees to pay £3,000 back to victim of distraction theftagreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while sh
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
agreed to pay back £3,000 that was stolen from a grandmother's handbag while she was in a city centre bank. Yesterday the Oxford Mail reported that Zahida Aziz, 64, was left devastated after two women distracted her while she was at the counter of... Read more
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'They admit they were wrong!' - 'Shark house' man Bill Heine to receive honour from the council he battled for six yearsMayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' an
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Mayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' and said the council ought to be ashamed. Oxford Mail columnist and former BBC Radio Oxford presenter, M Heine, is only the fourth person in the council's history to... Read more
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'They admit they were wrong!' - 'Shark house' man Bill Heine to receive honour from the council he battled for six yearsMayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' an
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Mayor John Power, who described the shark as a 'loopy shark publicity stunt' and said the council ought to be ashamed. Oxford Mail columnist and former BBC Radio Oxford presenter, M Heine, is only the fourth person in the council's history to... Read more
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Once in a lifetime: Talking Heads star David Byrne launches UK tour in OxfordAnd She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer ha
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
And She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer has played the venue before, telling the Oxford Mail that he was a fan of the city – enjoying its bookshops, which he explored on a fold-up bicycle with which he... Read more
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Once in a lifetime: Talking Heads star David Byrne launches UK tour in OxfordAnd She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer ha
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
And She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer has played the venue before, telling the Oxford Mail that he was a fan of the city – enjoying its bookshops, which he explored on a fold-up bicycle with which he... Read more
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Once in a lifetime: Talking Heads star David Bryne launches UK tour in OxfordAnd She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer ha
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
And She Was and Psycho Killer. The Scottish-born, Maryland-raised performer has played the venue before, telling the Oxford Mail that he was a fan of the city – enjoying its bookshops, which he explored on a fold-up bicycle with which he... Read more
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OXFORD BANK THIEVES- Warning as grandmother has £3,000 taken from inside branchwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Facebook is changing - here's how to make sure you keep getting local newswe bring you and want to make sure you see our posts, there is something you ca
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we bring you and want to make sure you see our posts, there is something you can do. Follow our page - As well as the Oxford Mail, we run The Bicester Advertiser, Witney Gazette and Herald Series. Click on our page name Click on the... Read more
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OXFORD BANK THIEVES- Warning as grandmother has £3,000 taken from inside branchwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Police officers involved in serious crash now out of hospitalwill be several months before they are fit enough to come back to work.” Sever
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
will be several months before they are fit enough to come back to work.” Several days after the incident took place, the Oxford Mail revealed that Go Green taxi driver Neil Chalmers had undergone 10 hours of surgery. In the same statement, the... Read more
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OXFORD BANK SCAM - Warning as grandmother has £3,000 taken from inside branchwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Police officers involved in serious crash now out of hospitalwill be several months before they are fit enough to come back to work.” Sever
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
will be several months before they are fit enough to come back to work.” Several days after the incident took place, the Oxford Mail revealed that Go Green taxi driver Neil Chalmers had undergone 10 hours of surgery. In the same statement, the... Read more
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OXFORD BANK SCAM - Warning as grandmother has £3,000 taken from inside branchwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Thieves steal £3,000 cash from grandmother - while she is in the bankwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Any departures will be on Oxford United's terms, insists Pep Clotetthis month. Goalkeeper Simon Eastwood is on Barnsley’s wish-list, but the most
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
this month. Goalkeeper Simon Eastwood is on Barnsley’s wish-list, but the most interest has come for Ryan Ledson. The Oxford Mail understands the U’s have turned down a bid worth up to £1million from Preston North End in the last... Read more
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Thieves steal £3,000 cash from grandmother - while she is in the bankwithdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband die
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
withdrawn just moments earlier. The retired nursery teacher, whose husband died a year-and-a-half ago, has spoken to the Oxford Mail about her distress over the theft, saying she had always thought of the bank as a ‘safe place’. Her daughter... Read more
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Camera club spread: clean as a whistlewritten consent) – and please tell us what we are looking at! WIN £25 Join ou
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
written consent) – and please tell us what we are looking at! WIN £25 Join our Camera Club – which now has more than 500 members – by visiting facebook.com and searching. See tomorrow’s Oxford Mail for this week’s £25 winner, sponsored by Jes... Read more
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Ella Turner wins silver at South of England Indoor ChampionshipsLeague at Keysoe Equestrian Centre, Bedford. The Bicester AC teenager added to
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
League at Keysoe Equestrian Centre, Bedford. The Bicester AC teenager added to last week’s triumph in the combined Oxford Mail Cross Country League and County Championships meet with another strong performance. West won the under 17 men’s... Read more
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Thames Valley Police could slash its number of police dogsto Thames Valley Police’s dog handling unit as the future of the force's animal
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to Thames Valley Police’s dog handling unit as the future of the force's animal helpers is thrown into more doubt. The Oxford Mail understands that about 13 dog handlers and an unspecified number of dogs could be lost if a budget proposal set... Read more
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Thames Valley Police could get rid of all its police dogsto Thames Valley Police’s dog handling unit as the future of the force's animal
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to Thames Valley Police’s dog handling unit as the future of the force's animal helpers is thrown into more doubt. The Oxford Mail understands that about 13 dog handlers and an unspecified number of dogs could be lost if a budget proposal set... Read more
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The amazing moment a dart destroys a water balloonTHESE stunning pictures capturing the split seconds water balloons exploded aft
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
THESE stunning pictures capturing the split seconds water balloons exploded after being hit by a dart were snapped by an Oxford Mail camera club member. Amateur photographer Ray Partlett rigged up the scene in his garage and used about 10 balloons... Read more
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The amazing moment a dart destroys a water balloonTHESE stunning pictures capturing the split seconds water balloons exploded aft
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
THESE stunning pictures capturing the split seconds water balloons exploded after being hit by a dart were snapped by an Oxford Mail camera club member. Amateur photographer Ray Partlett rigged up the scene in his garage and used about 10 balloons... Read more
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BAD PLANNING? - Huge Oxford roadwork plan postponed to 'look again' at costresidents the work cause huge levels of disruption, with many uncertain as to h
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
residents the work cause huge levels of disruption, with many uncertain as to how much benefit there would be. When the Oxford Mail attended exhibitions showing plans for the roadworks last month, residents said they feared 'gridlock' on busy... Read more
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Kassam could now be forced to repair derelict Oxford United pubforced to carry out repair works on the long-vacant Priory pub to secure its fu
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
forced to carry out repair works on the long-vacant Priory pub to secure its future for Oxford United fans. On Monday the Oxford Mail revealed the city council was considering legal action against Mr Kassam's company Firoka, which holds a 99-year... Read more
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Kassam could now be forced to repair derelict Oxford United pubforced to carry out repair works on the long-vacant Priory pub to secure its fu
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
forced to carry out repair works on the long-vacant Priory pub to secure its future for Oxford United fans. On Monday the Oxford Mail revealed the city council was considering legal action against Mr Kassam's company Firoka, which holds a 99-year... Read more
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Huge Oxford roadwork plan near hospital postponed as council 'looks again' at costhave admitted they need to look again at the costs to 'esnure that it can be de
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
have admitted they need to look again at the costs to 'esnure that it can be delivered on budget'. When the Oxford Mail attended exhibitions showing plans for the roadworks last month, residents said they feared 'gridlock' on busy... Read more
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Bright sparks at electrical company help secure £10,000 fundraising success£40k campaign HELP us support the great work of Sobell House by joining our mi
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
£40k campaign HELP us support the great work of Sobell House by joining our mission to fund 100 days of care. The Oxford Mail wants to generate £40,000 to help those who work tirelessly to comfort some of Oxfordshire’s most poorly... Read more
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Restaurant plagued by poor hygiene report closes after less than two yearsreinspected in October 2016, the restaurant earned a higher rating of four star
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
reinspected in October 2016, the restaurant earned a higher rating of four stars out of a possible five. Speaking to the Oxford Mail about the score in July, managing director of Wildwood, Jo Bargery, said the issue had never been about... Read more
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Readers vote on future of crumbling Oxford United pub - and the verdict is clearOXFORD Mail reader's have overwhelmingly called for a long-vacant pub to be res
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
OXFORD Mail reader's have overwhelmingly called for a long-vacant pub to be restored to its former glory. Discussions between Mr Kassam and city council planners over bringing the Grade II listed building back into use have resulted in a... Read more
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Readers call for crumbling Oxford United fan pub to reopenOXFORD Mail reader's have overwhelmingly called for a long-vacant pub to be res
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
OXFORD Mail reader's have overwhelmingly called for a long-vacant pub to be restored to its former glory. Discussions between Mr Kassam and city council planners over bringing the Grade II listed building back into use have resulted in a... Read more
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Firefighters not needed for school lunch deliveries as Carillion staff turn up for workCarillion employees in the school’s kitchen will keep their jobs via the counci
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Carillion employees in the school’s kitchen will keep their jobs via the council. When headteachers complained to the Oxford Mail in 2014, the council said Carillion was 'keen to improve'. Concerns were raised last year about Carillion’s... Read more
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'Do we need traffic lights here?' - worries over big change for Oxford junctionprogramme. The city councillor for Marston backed a letter also signed by othe
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
programme. The city councillor for Marston backed a letter also signed by other councillors in the ward published in the Oxford Mail in July 2015. In it, Mr Haines joined current city councillor Mary Clarkson, along with then city councillor Roy... Read more
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'Do we need traffic lights here?' - worries over big change for Oxford junctionprogramme. The city councillor for Marston backed a letter also signed by othe
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
programme. The city councillor for Marston backed a letter also signed by other councillors in the ward published in the Oxford Mail in July 2015. In it, Mr Haines joined current city councillor Mary Clarkson, along with then city councillor Roy... Read more
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30,000 people back call for winter homeless hostel rules to be relaxedstarted the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that t
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
started the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that the policy would save lives. He told the Oxford Mail: “It’s plain in the city that there’s a crisis of rough sleeping and I think people have been encouraged by news... Read more
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30,000 people back call for winter homeless hostel rules to be relaxedstarted the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that t
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
started the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that the policy would save lives. He told the Oxford Mail: “It’s plain in the city that there’s a crisis of rough sleeping and I think people have been encouraged by news... Read more
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Bring homeless in from the cold: More than 30,000 call on Oxford City Council to relax hostel rulesstarted the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that t
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
started the online petition, claiming people were being “frozen out” and that the policy would save lives. He told the Oxford Mail: “It’s plain in the city that there’s a crisis of rough sleeping and I think people have been encouraged by news... Read more
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WEEKEND RESULTS: January 13-142, Blewbury Buccaneers 0; Marcham 1, Botley 2; Marston Saints 9, Milton Utd 1;
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
2, Blewbury Buccaneers 0; Marcham 1, Botley 2; Marston Saints 9, Milton Utd 1; Summertown Stars 2, Chalgrove Cavs 3. OXFORD MAIL YOUTH LEAGUE Under 12 Cup quarter-final: Faringdon Tn 3, Abingdon Tn 1. Trophy quarter-finals: Grove Chall 2,... Read more
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Drugs investigation after raid at Oxford addresspolicing team would like to remind the community that information equals action
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
policing team would like to remind the community that information equals action." In August officers told the Oxford Mail they had executed warrants in Littlemore and Rose Hill to stop dealers using vulnerable people's homes as drug... Read more
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Ambulance service recruitment drive sees staff discuss their lifesaving rolesat recruitment day. More than 180 people visited the ambulance trust's Biceste
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
at recruitment day. More than 180 people visited the ambulance trust's Bicester base on Saturday. Speaking to the Oxford Mail at the event, Jody Smith said her role involved 'creating calm in chaos'. The paramedic team leader said: "Every... Read more
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Drugs investigation after raid at Oxford addresspolicing team would like to remind the community that information equals action
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
policing team would like to remind the community that information equals action." In August officers told the Oxford Mail they had executed warrants in Littlemore and Rose Hill to stop dealers using vulnerable people's homes as drug... Read more
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Reports of another cash machine stolen from shopnear Bicester was reportedly cordoned off by police after being raided by burgl
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
near Bicester was reportedly cordoned off by police after being raided by burglars. Several residents have told the Oxford Mail the Londis garage at Hopcrofts Holt, between Bicester and Chipping Norton, was shut yesterday after an overnight... Read more
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