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Two new GP surgeries will be created after plans to move Marston Medical Centre patients to a community centre are abandoned

PATIENTS will be consulted on plans to create two new surgeries after a proposal to move GPs into an Oxford community centre was abandoned.

Bury Knowle Health Centre in London Road, Headington, and Marston Medical Centre in Cherwell Drive merged in July.

There were plans ...

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Two new GP surgeries will be created after plans to move Marston Medical Centre patients to a community centre are abandoned

PATIENTS will be consulted on plans to create two new surgeries after a proposal to move GPs into an Oxford community centre was abandoned.

Bury Knowle Health Centre in London Road, Headington, and Marston Medical Centre in Cherwell Drive merged in July.

There were plans ...

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Oxford hailed as one of UK's most desirable hotel hotspots

OXFORD has risen up the ranks to be named one of the most desirable spots in the UK for hoteliers.

The city of dreaming spires has placed third in a study that searched the country for hotel investment hotspots.

Analysis carried out by property company Colliers International put ...

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Brexit: Theresa May's letter triggers Article 50

Theresa May's letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union has been delivered.

Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it was handed to European Council president Donald Tusk this afternoon.

In a statement in the Commons, ...

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Police issue appeal after Kidlington man Colin Read goes missing

POLICE launched a social media appeal to aid their search for a missing man from Kidlington.

Thames Valley Police asked for information via its Facebook and Twitter profiles this morning to help find Colin Read.

The force said: "[Mr Read] is described as white, around 5ft 7 to ...

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New medical facilities to be created after merger plan fails between Bury Knowle Health Centre and Marston Medical Centre

PATIENTS will be consulted on plans to create two new surgeries after a proposal to move GPs into an Oxford community centre was abandoned.

Bury Knowle Health Centre in London Road, Headington, and Marston Medical Centre in Cherwell Drive merged in July.

There were plans ...

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Talented schoolgirls compete to stop online hackers

A TEAM of schoolgirls from Oxford competed in the final of a national contest to find the UK’s best young cyber security talents.

On Monday, Oxford High School pupils Alice Travis, Becky Hore and Elizaveta Sheremetyeva, all 15, travelled to London to pit their wits against girls ...

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Oxford will open to the public on 24th October this year

STUDENTS from Oxford Academy proved they had it in the bag after winning a competitive 'Dragons' Den' style challenge staged by the owners of the new Westgate.

Three schools from across Oxford have been honing their business skills for the #MadeinOxford competition to create their ...

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Robert Courts describes his experience of last week's terrorist attack

Last Wednesday, a quarter to three. The House of Commons. A chill breeze of rumour ripples around the Chamber. Members, in the process of voting, hurry in, asking colleagues on the green benches - what has happened? Someone has been shot, or stabbed? Someone has been hit by a car - is there ...

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KitCut: Sugar cut for one of UK’s best loved chocolate bars

ONE of Britian's favourite chocolate bars is set to get a makeover, or a KitCut.

A reformulated KitKat is to appear on shelves from next week containing more milk and cocoa as part of efforts to reduce sugar, Nestle has announced.

The confectionery giant's flagship ...

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East Oxford youngsters calling on community to help replace condemned climbing frame

ENERGETIC youngsters unable to clamber cross their condemned climbing frame are hoping fundraisers will help them cash-in on a new one.

Children at East Oxford Primary School are calling on the community to donate their pounds and pennies to their £10,000 fundraising ...

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Highly anticipated £50m shopping centre expansion in Didcot set to start in May

THE wait will soon be over for Didcot residents as a date has finally been set for the beginning of the £50 million expansion of the Orchard Centre.

Previously, the Didcot Herald revealed that big brands such as H&M, River Island, TK Maxx and a Marks and Spencer food hall have ...

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£250,000: A private island in the Philippines or a one-bed flat in Oxford?

IMAGINE listening to the sound of waves crashing, with the sun beating down on your face as you lie back in the golden sand.

It may sound all like an idyllic holiday but it could also be your new home.

For the same price as a one-bedroom flat in East Oxford you could ...

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Drivers delayed due to earlier accident at Kingston Bagpuize

DRIVERS are already being delayed this morning after an earlier accident at Kingston Bagpuize.

Traffic is still slow on the A420 eastbound at the A415 after the accident.

Drivers are also being warned of 'heavier than normal' traffic on the A423 Southern By-pass road both ...

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Multi-million pound crossing could see loss of homes

A 'significant number' of homes will be demolished if a tunnel or bridge is built across the rail line in Bicester to replace a busy level crossing.

Transport bosses are looking at three schemes costing up to £65million to help alleviate traffic build-up on London Road as ...

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Hundreds of rowers set to return to river for sporting spectacle in Abingdon

A ROWING spectacle is set to return to the River Thames after being cancelled last year over safety fears.

Abingdon Rowing Club is preparing to make a splash with its spring Head of the River event, which will see 360 teams take to the water as families watch from the riverbank. ...

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Six weeks after Valentine's Day blast in Gibbs Crescent and residents still in limbo

DISPLACED residents who lost their homes in the Valentine’s Day blast six weeks ago are still without permanent accommodation.

Last month’s explosion brought down a three-storey block of flats in Gibbs Crescent and killed 48-year-old Guido Schuette.

A2Dominion, which ...

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Oxford game show contestant becomes viral sensation

AN OXFORD contestant on ITV’s The Chase game show has become a viral sensation.

Darragh Ennis, a lab manager in the Biochemistry Department at Oxford University, was branded a victim of ‘theft’ online after his fellow contestants accepted low or minus offers to bag a slice of his ...

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St Nicholas' Primary School pupils devastated by vandals 'horrid' act

SHATTERED glass littered a primary school playground yesterday morning after vandals destroyed its library bus.

Sobbing pupils at St Nicholas’ Primary School in Oxford lined up behind police tape as they tried to look for clues on the red double decker left behind by those ...

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Police 'increasingly concerned' after man goes missing

Police say they are 'increasingly concerned' for a man who was reported missing this morning.

Darren Mcilwrath, 44, was reported missing at 8am today. He lives in Didcot but has links to Witney.

He is described as white, 5ft 6ins, with tattoos on his arms and hands ...

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Brexit: Theresa May set to trigger Article 50 today

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union.

Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it will be delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk later.

In a statement in the Commons, the prime minister ...

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