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Mark Sykes looking to build on first start as Oxford United head for Blackpool

MARK Sykes is hoping to kick on from his strong start in midweek by delivering a creative spark when Oxford United visit Blackpool today.

The January signing was the biggest positive on an otherwise poor night for Karl Robinson’s men as they went down 4-2 at Accrington Stanley

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Council respond to deteriorating state of Littlemore roundabout

OXFORD County Council has not yet been able to say when it might fix the long-term damage to Littlemore roundabout - but officers have confirmed they are trying to get funding to fix the road surface.

The deteriorating state of the traffic island on the Eastern by-pass was

today 06:11
Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse

FAMILIES of those killed when Didcot Power Station collapsed are still waiting for answers three years on from the tragedy.

At 4.04pm this afternoon, Oxfordshire will once again remember the terrible events of February 23, 2016 when four men were crushed to death as the building

today 05:44
Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse
FAMILIES of those killed when Didcot Power Station collapsed are still waiting for answers three years on from the tragedy.
today 05:41
Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse

FAMILIES of those killed when Didcot Power Station collapsed are still waiting for answers three years on from the tragedy.

At 4.04pm this afternoon, Oxfordshire will once again remember the terrible events of February 23, 2016 when four men were crushed to death as the building

today 05:38
Sergeant to sleep rough in Oxford to raise money for Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire

A POLICE sergeant is throwing away his handcuffs and getting into his sleeping bag to sleep rough for a night.

PS Peter Neale, based at St Aldate’s police station, has decided to ditch the comfort of his bed to not only raise money for a homelessness charity but to honour a

today 05:09
Oxford United beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers in Premier League Cup

OXFORD United Under 23 side finished their inaugural Premier League Cup campaign with a 2-0 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Niall Ennis opened the scoring from close range in the 15th minute at Molineux.

Owen James threatened from free-kicks either side of

yesterday 21:14
REVIEW: Famous chef Alan Dann sets up The Occasional Masterchef in Oxfordshire

Eighteen months on from my warm review of No 1 Ship Street, this characterful Oxford restaurant has received a welcome – wholly deserved – thumbs-up from the doyen of our trade, The Times’s Giles Coren.

“I am here to tell you the place is perfectly

yesterday 17:08
Stagecoach set to cancel number 11 bus between Oxford and Witney

A BUS service between Oxford and Witney is set to be cancelled.

Stagecoach is due to stop running its number 11 service from the end of April, which passes through several West Oxfordshire villages including Eynsham, Long Hanborough and North Leigh.

In December, residents

yesterday 17:02
Oxford United's commercial director Matt Everett made OUITC trustee
OXFORD United's commercial director has become a trustee of the club's official charity.
yesterday 16:02
REVIEW: Famous chef Alan Dann sets up The Occasional Masterchef in Oxfordshire

Eighteen months on from my warm review of No 1 Ship Street, this characterful Oxford restaurant has received a welcome – wholly deserved – thumbs-up from the doyen of our trade, The Times’s Giles Coren.

“I am here to tell you the place is perfectly

yesterday 12:56
Larkmead School in Abingdon rated 'good' by Ofsted

A SECONDARY school has been painted as a 'stimulating' place where pupils' confidence can 'blossom'.

An impressed inspector has written up a hugely positive report after visiting Larkmead School in Abingdon, and has re-awarded the academy a rating of 'good'.

A letter sent

yesterday 11:53
Thames Valley Police's firearms unit take part in online Q&A session
SPECIALLY trained fire arms officers have said they use their first aid kits far more than their guns and see their role as protecting lives.
yesterday 11:50
Thames Valley Police's firearms unit take part in online Q&A session

SPECIALLY trained fire arms officers have said they use their first aid kits far more than their guns and see their role as protecting lives.

In a wide-ranging Twitter Q&A session the joint armed unit of Hants and Thames Valley Police answered questions from members of the

yesterday 11:47
Car crashes into electricity pole in Drake Avenue, Didcot

A CAR crashed into an electricity pole and brought cables down to the ground in the early hours of this morning.

The vehicle snapped the pole in the collision, which happened at approximately 1.30am on Drake Avenue, Didcot.

Two fire engines attended the incident,

yesterday 10:50
Car crashes into electricity pole in Drake Avenue, Didcot

A CAR crashed into an electricity pole and brought cables down to the ground in the early hours of this morning.

The vehicle snapped the pole in the collision, which happened at approximately 1.30am on Drake Avenue, Didcot.

Two fire engines attended the incident,

yesterday 09:47
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Elderly couple killed in crash with van being pursued by police
A man and woman in their 70s have died after the car they were in was hit by a Ford Transit van which was being pursued by police.
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ON CUE: Snooker and billiards round-up
SNOOKER: Highfield B narrowed the gap at the top of Division 1 after beating leaders J’s Sports Bar A 4-2.
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ANGLING: Pete Clarke claims victory on the Thames
PETE Clarke won Littlemore AS’s final match of the season on the Thames at Sandford.
today 06:44
Mark Sykes looking to build on first start as Oxford United head for Blackpool
MARK Sykes is hoping to kick on from his strong start in midweek by delivering a creative spark when Oxford United visit Blackpool today.
today 06:44
Anti-plastic packaging campaigners promise trolly load for Oxford Tesco
GREEN activists are planning to hand back unwanted packaging to an Oxford supermarket today.
today 06:44
Elderly couple killed in crash with van being pursued by police

A man and woman in their 70s have died after the car they were in was hit by a Ford Transit van which was being pursued by police.

Scotland Yard said police officers spotted a van being “driven erratically at speed” which failed to stop.

The vehicle collided

today 06:41
ON CUE: Snooker and billiards round-up

SNOOKER: Highfield B narrowed the gap at the top of Division 1 after beating leaders J’s Sports Bar A 4-2.

There are now just two points separating the sides in the Oxford & District League.

RESULTS

Premier/Div 1: Highfield B 4, J’s Sports Bar A

today 06:41
Anti-plastic packaging campaigners promise trolly load for Oxford Tesco

GREEN activists are planning to hand back unwanted packaging to an Oxford supermarket today.

The action, organised by Oxfordshire Greenpeace, aims to pressure Tesco and other major supermarkets into ditching single-use plastic, amid environmental concerns about its spread.

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Latest news from Oxford
today 06:11 Anti-plastic packaging campaigners promise trolly load for Oxford Tesco
today 06:11 Council respond to deteriorating state of Littlemore roundabout
today 05:44 Does Didcot have talent? Auditions open for big show
today 05:44 NOSTALGIA: Old photos of the M40 motorway, Oxfordshire
today 05:44 Rough sleepers in toilets now pose a 'significant problem'
today 05:44 Expert says new building would tower over key city centre sites
today 05:44 Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse
today 05:41 Does Didcot have talent? Auditions open for big show
today 05:41 NOSTALGIA: Old photos of the M40 motorway, Oxfordshire
today 05:41 Rough sleepers in toilets now pose a 'significant problem'
today 05:41 Sergeant to sleep rough in Oxford to raise money for Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire
today 05:41 Expert says new building would tower over key city centre sites
today 05:41 Council respond to deteriorating state of Littlemore roundabout
today 05:41 Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse
today 05:38 Does Didcot have talent? Auditions open for big show
today 05:38 NOSTALGIA: Old photos of the M40 motorway, Oxfordshire
today 05:38 Rough sleepers in toilets now pose a 'significant problem'
today 05:38 Sergeant to sleep rough in Oxford to raise money for Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire
today 05:38 Expert says new building would tower over key city centre sites
today 05:38 Council respond to deteriorating state of Littlemore roundabout
today 05:38 Didcot marks third anniversary of power station collapse
today 05:09 Study finds Oxford has one of the highest rates of takeaways per head in UK
today 05:09 Sergeant to sleep rough in Oxford to raise money for Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire
today 04:41 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 04:41 Surging Watford have Gracia believing this will be a season with a difference
today 04:41 Ranieri hoping for ‘miracle’ as Fulham’s relegation woes worsen at West Ham
today 04:41 Chelsea to fight FIFA transfer ban
today 04:38 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 04:38 Surging Watford have Gracia believing this will be a season with a difference
today 04:38 Ranieri hoping for ‘miracle’ as Fulham’s relegation woes worsen at West Ham
today 04:38 Chelsea to fight FIFA transfer ban
today 04:35 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 04:35 Surging Watford have Gracia believing this will be a season with a difference
today 04:35 Ranieri hoping for ‘miracle’ as Fulham’s relegation woes worsen at West Ham
today 04:35 Chelsea to fight FIFA transfer ban
today 03:38 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 03:38 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 03:38 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 03:35 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 03:35 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 03:35 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 03:32 The Queen’s ‘tour from hell’ to Morocco
today 03:32 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 03:32 R Kelly arrested and held in custody following sex abuse charges
today 02:00 Man charged with street stabbing in Rose Hill, Oxford, is cleared
today 01:32 Corbyn says he has ‘huge support’ from voters after nine MPs quit
today 01:32 What the papers say – February 23
today 01:32 Maajid Nawaz wants to meet ‘racist attacker’
today 01:32 England wasted Windies advantage after leaving ‘too much to do’ – Morgan
today 01:29 Corbyn says he has ‘huge support’ from voters after nine MPs quit
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today 06:41 Man and woman in their 70s killed after van in police chase crashes into car
today 06:41 Are Camilla and Meghan Markle friends? Both women show an ‘affection for Prince Charles'
today 06:41 UK weather forecast: Travel CHAOS fears after Met Office issue SEVERE fog weather warning
today 06:41 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Morocco tour to fly into DANGER ZONE amid security fears
today 06:41 Royal FURY: How the Queen’s Morocco 'TOUR FROM HELL' made her 'clearly very angry'
today 06:41 EU MISTAKE: Negotiation expert says Brussels to BLAME for Brexit stalemate for THIS reason
today 06:41 The Royal REBEL Princess who CLIMBED OVER a theatre audience after drinking scotch
today 06:32 The best and worst GP surgeries in Hull according to the CQC
today 06:32 'You just never know what happens,' Nigel Adkins retains play-off hopes for Hull City
today 06:32 'You just never know what happens,' Nigel Adkins retains play-off hopes for Hull City
today 06:32 Glacier Windows and Doors staff have 'no chance' of getting their wages
today 06:32 Glacier Windows and Doors staff have 'no chance' of getting their wages
today 06:11 Factory worker who got sack after failing drugs test blames Aldi BREAD
today 06:11 UK weather: Polar storm to BLAST UK bringing ‘widespread snow’
today 05:44 Chris Sutton reveals Celtic told him to send kids to Catholic school
today 05:44 Scots TV newsreader in court for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl three times
today 05:44 How evil girlfriend still had control over partner left 'days from death' even AFTER arrest
today 05:44 Pablo Escobar's apartment demolished as it was becoming 'sick attraction'
today 05:44 Pablo Escobar's apartment demolished as it was becoming 'sick attraction'
today 05:38 Reason why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are BANNED from walkabouts in Morocco REVEALED
today 05:38 Meghan Markle is ‘risking Royal Family's reputation’ and ‘making same mistakes as Diana’
today 05:29 Homeless man living in Lidl car park in Hull speaks out
today 05:29 Hull customer's angry rant about Woodford Leisure Centre after catching child 'peeking' underneath cubicle
today 05:29 Neighbour speaks out on homophobic hate note sent to same sex couple
today 05:29 Neighbour speaks out on homophobic hate note sent to same sex couple
today 05:29 Hull woman crippled with pain 'can't face life' after being told she's not disabled enough for benefits
today 05:09 Tragic girl, 14, says to mum ‘I’m not ready to go’ before dying of rare cancer
today 04:41 Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists top bosses will shun Scottish football because of sectarian shame
today 04:41 'Jihadi Jack' homesick for 'pasties and Doctor Who' in Syria and wants to come home
today 04:41 Strict liability should never be off the table when dealing with sectarianism in Scottish football
today 04:41 Kick-Ass Scots comic book creator Mark Millar cleared of stealing ideas in £1billion lawsuit
today 04:41 Susan Boyle backs search for Scotland's Champion as 2019 hunt for most inspiring citizens launched
today 04:41 Scotland braced for 'taps off' weather with temperatures warmer than MILAN
today 04:41 First picture of Holytown murder victim as cops hunt killer
today 04:41 Devastated Scots dad pleads for help as three-month-old daughter set for heart surgery in Vietnam
today 04:41 Greatest Dancer teen flying the flag for Scotland in final as mum pleas for whole country to back her
today 04:41 Next James Bond film given bizarre working title
today 04:41 Heartbreaking image shows woman cling to Glasgow window moments before tragic death
today 04:41 Alesha MacPhail's mum thanks total stranger who has turned her home into shrine to tragic girl
today 04:35 Testosterone: Increase low testosterone levels naturally with four easy lifestyle changes
today 04:35 Ivanka Trump SAVAGED for ‘ridiculous claim’ Trump administration is ‘driver of science’
today 04:35 US Security Adviser CANCELS South Korea trip on DENUCLEARISATION in North Korea
today 03:32 R. Kelly turns himself in after being charged with sexual abuse in Chicago
today 03:03 REVEALED: Queen Mother smuggled £1,800 of booze into hospital at 97
today 03:03 Life for Shamima? Govt 'working on TREASON act to cage fleeing ISIS traitors'
today 03:03 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry security FEARS ahead of Morocco tour
today 02:29 OUTRAGE as Bernie Sanders REFUSES to recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s leader
today 02:29 ISIS FURY: More than 550,000 sign petition to BAN all ISIS members from returning to UK
today 02:26 Jamie Genevieve: Don't call me an 'influencer'
today 02:20 Hull City aiming to be pitch perfect at Brentford to revive play-off ambitions
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