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Study reveals number of points drivers have in Oxfordshire postcodes

DRIVERS in one Oxfordshire postcode are among the worst in the country for picking up penalty points.

Licence holders in OX49 were ranked 13th of 2,756 postcodes analysed in the UK as part of a new study identifying where the worst offending drivers live.

In the area, ...

today 05:26 open_in_new
Oxford's police commander Joe Kidman moves to reassure Muslims after Christchurch attack

POLICE in Oxford have stepped up efforts to ensure Muslims feel safe in the city after the Christchurch attack. 

The force's commander for Oxford, Supt. Joe Kidman, said he has been in regular contact with mosque leaders since the shocking events in New Zealand unfolded on ...

yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
Public praised for calling police to report man 'slumped at wheel of his car' in Risinghurst

MEMBERS of the public called police after a 'heavily intoxicated' man was found slumped unconscious at the wheel of his car in Oxford. 

Richard McCarthy, 52, has been jailed and banned from driving after admitting several offences. 

Investigating officer Sergeant ...

yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
Blues guitarist Erja Lyytinen is ready to rock out at The Bullingdon, Oxford

The queen of European blues guitar, Erja Lyytinen is a dynamic, electrifying performer.

Taking her cue from the greats – Aretha Franklin, KokoTaylor, and Bonnie Raitt – the Finnish virtuoso is a true show woman. But, while the passion may be natural, she employs an ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Public praised for calling police to report man 'slumped at wheel of his car' in Risinghurst

MEMBERS of the public called police after a 'heavily intoxicated' man was found slumped unconscious at the wheel of his car in Oxford. 

Richard McCarthy, 52, has been jailed and banned from driving after admitting several offences. 

Investigating officer Sergeant ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
PICTURES: Brexit march - Thousands from Oxfordshire descend on London for 'historic' demo

THOUSANDS from Oxfordshire descended on London this afternoon for an anti-Brexit demonstration.

The 'People's Vote' march saw protestors line the streets of the capital calling for a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

It comes after a petition to ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
PICTURES: Brexit march - Thousands from Oxfordshire descend on London for 'historic' demo

THOUSANDS from Oxfordshire descended on London this afternoon for an anti-Brexit demonstration.

The 'People's Vote' march saw protestors line the streets of the capital calling for a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

It comes after a petition to ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Oxford's police commander Joe Kidman moves to reassure Muslims after Christchurch attack

POLICE in Oxford have stepped up efforts to ensure Muslims feel safe in the city after the Christchurch attack. 

The force's commander for Oxford, Supt. Joe Kidman, said he has been in regular contact with mosque leaders since the shocking events in New Zealand unfolded on ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
'Ensure your personal safety' police say after woman sexually assaulted

POLICE have warned revellers to 'consider how to get home following a night out' and 'ensure their personal safety' after a woman was sexually assaulted in the early hours.

Thames Valley Police made the comment after a woman was subjected to two sexual assaults in Oxford on Monday. ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
14-year old taken to hospital after park fight 'filmed on mobile phones'

A 14-YEAR OLD was taken to hospital with a serious eye injury after a fight at a Banbury park.

The incident happened at about 3.45pm last Saturday at Chandos Close park.

Two boys were fighting and during the scuffle one of them - a 14-year old - received a serious injury ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Muslims in Oxford say they feel less safe after New Zealand attacks

THE Muslim community in Oxford have said they want the government and police to do more to help them feel safe after the horrific New Zealand mosque shooting.

UPDATE: Police commander responds to concerns

Community leaders are specifically calling for more funding to be ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Muslims in Oxford say they feel less safe after New Zealand attacks

THE Muslim community in Oxford have said they want the government and police to do more to help them feel safe after the horrific New Zealand mosque shooting.

UPDATE: Police commander responds to concerns

Community leaders are specifically calling for more funding to be ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Brexit march: Thousands from Oxfordshire descend on London for demo

THOUSANDS from Oxfordshire are descending on London this afternoon for an anti-Brexit demonstration.

The 'People's Vote' march will see hundreds of thousands line the streets of the capital calling for a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

It comes after a ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
Brexit march: Thousands from Oxfordshire descend on London for demo

THOUSANDS from Oxfordshire are descending on London this afternoon for an anti-Brexit demonstration.

The 'People's Vote' march will see hundreds of thousands line the streets of the capital calling for a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

It comes after a ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
Rush hour crash involving cyclist on Botley Road

A MAN was knocked off his bike during a rush hour crash in Oxford city centre this afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the scene in Botley Road near the railway bridge at around 4.40pm today.

The incident saw traffic being held along the Botley Road causing long ...

yesterday 10:32 open_in_new
Hundreds of flyers for Oxford hair studio dumped at CS Lewis nature reserve

HUNDREDS of flyers for an Oxford hair studio were found dumped at a historic nature reserve.

Visitors to the CS Lewis Nature Reserve last Sunday were left outraged after discovering piles of flyers advertising Society Hair Studio in Oxford city centre.

Summertown resident ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
Missing woman has been found

A WOMAN reported missing from the Banbury area has been found.

Thames Valley Police issued an appeal for help after Amber Owen, 24, went missing from Cromwell Road, Banbury on Friday morning.

Today the police force said that she had been found safe overnight.

TVP ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
Muslims in Oxford want police to do more to keep them safe

THE Muslim community in Oxford have said they want the government and police to do more to help them feel safe after the horrific New Zealand mosque shooting.

Community leaders are specifically calling for more funding to be given to police to increase security at places of worship. ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
The Grapes in George Street is now bright blue

ONE of Oxford’s oldest pubs is looking smart after being given a fresh lick of paint.

The Grapes in George Street was painted bright green but now it has been painted blue.

The new colour scheme is part of a refurbishment being carried out by

West Berkshire ...

yesterday 08:26 open_in_new
Best and worst places in Oxford for life expectancy

By Greg Ritchie

OXFORD residents living in St Margaret’s ward can expect to live over ten years more than their counterparts from across the city, according to official life expectancy figures.

The data shows the scale of health inequality in the city, with those in ...

yesterday 07:23 open_in_new
Best and worst places in Oxford for life expectancy

By Greg Ritchie

OXFORD residents living in St Margaret’s ward can expect to live over ten years more than their counterparts from across the city, according to official life expectancy figures.

The data shows the scale of health inequality in the city, with those in ...

yesterday 06:20 open_in_new