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Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned

ADULT services at cash-strapped Helen & Douglas House have shut weeks earlier than planned due to staff shortages.

Douglas House was set to close its doors in August to salvage the hospice's struggling finances, but families were informed this morning that it will close for

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Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned

ADULT services at cash-strapped Helen & Douglas House have shut weeks earlier than planned due to staff shortages.

Douglas House was set to close its doors in August to salvage the hospice's struggling finances, but families were informed this morning that it will close for

today 15:32
Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned

ADULT services at cash-strapped Helen & Douglas House have shut weeks earlier than planned due to staff shortages.

Douglas House was set to close its doors in August to salvage the hospice's struggling finances, but families were informed this morning that it will close for

today 15:08
Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned

ADULT services at cash-strapped Helen & Douglas House have shut weeks earlier than planned due to staff shortages.

Douglas House was set to close its doors in August to salvage the hospice's struggling finances, but families were informed this morning that it will close for

today 15:08
Travellers pitch up by Thames Valley Police Kidlington HQ
A group of "cheeky" travellers has pitched up close to a police headquarters.
today 14:50
Alexandra Burke tour cancelled including dates in Oxford

X FACTOR and Strictly Come Dancing star Alexandra Burke has cancelled her ‘The Truth Is’ tour, which was due to come to Oxford in September.

The tour promoter blamed a change in the singer's schedule for the cancellation.

A statement issued today

today 11:56
MP Layla Moran's anger at Dubai's Oxford University centre claim
The Dubai government's promotion of an Oxford University research centre that does not exist is "disgraceful", an MP has said.
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'Serious safety concerns' raised over police custody
A report has highlighted "serious safety concerns" with Thames Valley Police's custody service.
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Ofsted says King Alfred's Academy, Wantage, 'requires improvement'

ONE of Oxfordshire’s biggest schools has ‘disappointed’ the local MP after being handed a critical Ofsted report, which has seen it fall from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’.

King Alfred’s Academy in Wantage was heavily

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Ofsted says King Alfred's Academy, Wantage, 'requires improvement'

ONE of Oxfordshire’s biggest schools has ‘disappointed’ the local MP after being handed a critical Ofsted report, which has seen it fall from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’.

King Alfred’s Academy in Wantage was heavily

today 09:50
Rail bosses must 'grab bull by the horns' and rebuild 'failing' Oxford Station

RAIL bosses must 'grab the bull by the horns' and urgently rebuild Oxford Station as concerns grow that its proposed redevelopment is being forgotten.

A £600,000 study looking into potential new stations, services and routes across Oxfordshire is under way and could

today 07:47
Rail bosses must 'grab bull by the horns' and rebuild 'failing' Oxford Station

RAIL bosses must 'grab the bull by the horns' and urgently rebuild Oxford Station as concerns grow that its proposed redevelopment is being forgotten.

A £600,000 study looking into potential new stations, services and routes across Oxfordshire is under way and could

today 07:47
Rail bosses must 'grab bull by the horns' and rebuild 'failing' Oxford Station

RAIL bosses must 'grab the bull by the horns' and urgently rebuild Oxford Station as concerns grow that its proposed redevelopment is being forgotten.

A £600,000 study looking into potential new stations, services and routes across Oxfordshire is under way and could

today 07:44
Rail bosses must 'grab bull by the horns' and rebuild 'failing' Oxford Station

RAIL bosses must 'grab the bull by the horns' and urgently rebuild Oxford Station as concerns grow that its proposed redevelopment is being forgotten.

A £600,000 study looking into potential new stations, services and routes across Oxfordshire is under way and could

today 07:44
Ofsted says King Alfred's Academy, Wantage, 'requires improvement'

ONE of Oxfordshire’s biggest schools has ‘disappointed’ the local MP after being handed a critical Ofsted report, which has seen it fall from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’.

King Alfred’s Academy in Wantage was heavily

today 07:44
Rail bosses must 'grab bull by the horns' and rebuild 'failing' Oxford Station

RAIL bosses must 'grab the bull by the horns' and urgently rebuild Oxford Station as concerns grow that its proposed redevelopment is being forgotten.

A £600,000 study looking into potential new stations, services and routes across Oxfordshire is under way and could lead to

today 06:44
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Cotswold Wildlife Park celebrates new arrivals

THE Wolverine a fearsome character in the world of cinema and comics but in real life the creatures have been melting hearts at Cotswold Wildlife Park.

Three new kits have been born at the West Oxfordshire attraction and have now been unveiled to the public for the first time.

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UK hardest hit as report reveals EU faced 205 terror attacks last year

More than 200 terrorist attacks took place, were stopped or failed across the EU last year, an official report has found.

Over half of the cases in 2017 were recorded in the UK, according to figures compiled by Europol.

The EU’s law enforcement agency said

today 15:08
Alzheimer’s supplement ‘breakthrough’ condemned by experts

Experts have strongly condemned “irresponsible” and “deeply cynical” claims that a new food supplement can slow the progress of Alzheimer’s.

A study of 13 patients found that a combination of fish oil and eye-protective nutrients led to

today 15:08
Sadiq Khan will run for London Mayor again in 2020

Sadiq Khan has confirmed he will seek a second term as Mayor of London in 2020.

The Labour politician also said he hoped protests against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK would help change public opinion in America.

Mr Khan, who has been involved in a

today 15:08
Barry Bennell’s victims relieved after paedophile loses sentence appeal

Victims of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell have spoken of their relief after he failed in a Court of Appeal bid to have his 30-year jail term cut.

Three judges in London ruled on Wednesday that the length of his jail term for multiple offences against 12 boys he coached was

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Football fan hits back at Lord Sugar’s Senegal slur

A Senegal fan has criticised as offensive Lord Sugar’s tweet comparing his national team to sunglasses sellers on Marbella beach.

Pape Ndiaye, 47, said he was “absolutely” offended by the tweet, which Lord Sugar defended as a joke, before apologising and removing.

today 15:08
Government bids to fend off Brexit rebellion with Davis statement

The Government may have seen off a Commons rebellion over its flagship Brexit legislation with a last-minute concession to pro-EU backbenchers.

Brexit Secretary David Davis wrote to MPs to inform them that an official ministerial statement will be issued on Thursday making clear it

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Anfield Road redevelopment on track – Liverpool chief Hughes

Liverpool insist plans for the redevelopment of the Anfield Road end remain on track but building the club’s new training ground is the priority.

Following the opening of the £115million Main Stand in September 2016, fans were keen for the smallest side of Anfield, which

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Latest news from Oxford
today 15:32 Cotswold Wildlife Park celebrates new arrivals
today 15:32 Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned
today 15:32 Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned
today 15:08 UK hardest hit as report reveals EU faced 205 terror attacks last year
today 15:08 Alzheimer’s supplement ‘breakthrough’ condemned by experts
today 15:08 Sadiq Khan will run for London Mayor again in 2020
today 15:08 Barry Bennell’s victims relieved after paedophile loses sentence appeal
today 15:08 Football fan hits back at Lord Sugar’s Senegal slur
today 15:08 Government bids to fend off Brexit rebellion with Davis statement
today 15:08 Anfield Road redevelopment on track – Liverpool chief Hughes
today 15:08 Oxford United sign Armani Little, Steven Johnson-Fikula and Brandon Taverner for under 23s side
today 15:08 Travellers set up camp near Kidlington football pitches
today 15:08 Travellers set up camp near Kidlington football pitches
today 15:08 Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned
today 15:08 Douglas House hospice in Oxford shuts weeks earlier than planned
today 15:05 UK hardest hit as report reveals EU faced 205 terror attacks last year
today 15:05 Alzheimer’s supplement ‘breakthrough’ condemned by experts
today 15:05 Sadiq Khan will run for London Mayor again in 2020
today 15:05 Barry Bennell’s victims relieved after paedophile loses sentence appeal
today 15:05 Football fan hits back at Lord Sugar’s Senegal slur
today 15:05 Government bids to fend off Brexit rebellion with Davis statement
today 15:05 Anfield Road redevelopment on track – Liverpool chief Hughes
today 15:05 Oxford United sign Armani Little, Steven Johnson-Fikula and Brandon Taverner for under 23s side
today 15:05 Travellers set up camp near Kidlington football pitches
today 15:05 Travellers set up camp near Kidlington football pitches
today 15:05 UK hardest hit as report reveals EU faced 205 terror attacks last year
today 15:05 Alzheimer’s supplement ‘breakthrough’ condemned by experts
today 15:05 Sadiq Khan will run for London Mayor again in 2020
today 15:05 Barry Bennell’s victims relieved after paedophile loses sentence appeal
today 15:05 Football fan hits back at Lord Sugar’s Senegal slur
today 15:05 Government bids to fend off Brexit rebellion with Davis statement
today 15:05 Anfield Road redevelopment on track – Liverpool chief Hughes
today 15:05 Oxford United sign Armani Little, Steven Johnson-Fikula and Brandon Taverner for under 23s side
today 14:50 Travellers pitch up by Thames Valley Police Kidlington HQ
today 14:29 X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke tour cancelled including Oxford
today 14:29 X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke tour cancelled including Oxford
today 14:06 MPs roast Sainsbury’s and Asda bosses for ‘Mickey Mouse figures’ on merger
today 14:06 Royal Ascot welcomes Sir Mo Farah as gold medallist ‘here to enjoy the racing’
today 14:06 Lloyds to cut 450 jobs as back office operations targeted
today 14:06 Gosport hospital probe reveals ‘truly shocking’ catalogue of failings
today 14:06 Sick MPs may be unable to take part in crunch Brexit vote
today 14:06 Drumm admits ‘huge error in judgment’ over Anglo-Irish Bank fraud
today 14:06 Marcus Rashford hails improved England team spirit
today 14:06 Iceland’s Johann Berg Gudmundsson doubtful for Nigeria clash due to calf injury
today 14:06 Lewis Hamilton faces engine wait ahead of French Grand Prix
today 14:06 Tandem Festival 2018 is this weekend, and tickets are still on sale
today 14:06 X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke tour cancelled including Oxford
today 14:06 X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke tour cancelled including Oxford
today 14:06 Car bursts into flames after crashing into tree in Wantage
today 14:02 Corbyn: May’s NHS figures ‘so dodgy they belong on the side of a bus’
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