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Oxford newsagent in Woodstock Road gets zero food hygiene score

AN OXFORD newsagent has been given the lowest possible rating by food hygiene inspectors.

Globe Newsmarket, which also contains St Giles' Post Office, located on Woodstock Road, was awarded zero stars following a visit by the city council's health team last month.

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Oxfordshire residents can trial cloth nappies and ditch the disposable

EVEN your baby can help you save money and reduce your impact on the environment by ditching disposable nappies and going real.

Oxfordshire Recycles is encouraging parents with newborns to try using real nappies made out of cloth instead of disposable ones.

Real nappies ...

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Eddie Redmayne films The Aeronauts in Oxford city centre

EDDIE Redmayne was among a star-studded cast of upcoming film The Aeronauts to grace some familiar Oxford landmarks yesterday.

A-list actors including Mr Redmayne, Felicity Jones and Rebecca Front star in the adventure epic, which is due to be released in November.

Crews ...

yesterday 18:12 open_in_new
Pensioner fleeced by her live-in carer, court hears

AN ELDERLY woman was swindled out of hundreds of pounds after her live-in carer stole cash from her over the course of two months, a court heard.

Tracey Hughes, of Throwley Forstal, Faversham, Kent, denies one count of theft alleged to have taken place at her alleged victim's ...

yesterday 18:12 open_in_new
WATCH: Oxford man arrested after cryptocurrency theft operation

AN OXFORD man was arrested at his home this morning after a Europe-wide operation into the theft of around €10m in cryptocurrency.

Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) arrested the 36-year-old, who has not been named, on ...

yesterday 18:12 open_in_new
New hand car wash and valet service to come to Didcot

DIDCOT is to get a new hand car wash and valet service this year.

The car wash will be located at the Marlborough Club on The Broadway.

A proposal for the businesses submitted to Vale of White Horse District Council states that it will be better than mechanised car washes ...

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Electric cabs will be repaired in Oxford - but nobody is driving one

OXFORD City Council is training technicians to give authorised services to electric taxis in the hopes of encouraging local cab firms to start buying zero-emissions vehicles.

Oxford Direct Services, the commercial arm of the council, has signed a three-year agreement that has seen ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Oxfordshire residents can trial cloth nappies and ditch the disposable

EVEN your baby can help you save money and reduce your impact on the environment by ditching disposable nappies and going real.

Oxfordshire Recycles is encouraging parents with newborns to try using real nappies made out of cloth instead of disposable ones.

Real nappies ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
New hand car wash and valet service to come to Didcot

DIDCOT is to get a new hand car wash and valet service this year.

The car wash will be located at the Marlborough Club on The Broadway.

A proposal for the businesses submitted to Vale of White Horse District Council states that it will be better than mechanised car washes ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Oxford newsagent in Woodstock Road gets zero food hygiene score

AN OXFORD newsagent has been given the lowest possible rating by food hygiene inspectors.

Globe Newsmarket, which also contains St Giles' Post Office, located on Woodstock Road, was awarded zero stars following a visit by the city council's health team last month.

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yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
The Bear & Ragged Staff in Cumnor has been given a rosette by AA

A CUMNOR pub has been given an award for culinary excellence, a year after being taken on by new owners.

The Bear & Ragged Staff in Cumnor has been given a rosette by AA following a recent anonymous visit by a hotel and restaurant inspector.

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Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld calls for 'complete rethink' in funding for policing

A 'COMPLETE' rethink is needed on police funding, according to the Thames Valley's Police and Crime Commissioner.

When asked if the public would have to get used to tax rises to fund police, Anthony Stansfeld said he would prefer changes were made in Government funding instead. ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld calls for 'complete rethink' in funding for policing

A 'COMPLETE' rethink is needed on police funding, according to the Thames Valley's Police and Crime Commissioner.

When asked if the public would have to get used to tax rises to fund police, Anthony Stansfeld said he would prefer changes were made in Government funding instead. ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Warning for drivers after car catches fire on motorway

A CAR caught fire while travelling along the M40 yesterday.

The driver heard 'strange noises' coming from the engine and then saw smoke coming out from under the bonnet before they were able to pull over on the hard shoulder at around 12.52pm between junctions 6 and 7. 

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yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Eddie Redmayne films The Aeronauts in Oxford city centre

EDDIE Redmayne was among a star-studded cast of upcoming film The Aeronauts to grace some familiar Oxford landmarks yesterday.

A-list actors including Mr Redmayne, Felicity Jones and Rebecca Front star in the adventure epic, which is due to be released in November.

Crews ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Spate of youth crime in Witney needs 'several solutions'

TACKLING anti-social behaviour and youth crime in Witney will not be easy, says the founder of an organisation branded 'the voice of young people in West Oxfordshire'.

Barry Ingleton, CEO and founder of social enterprise Synolos, stressed there was 'not just one solution' to the ...

yesterday 16:07 open_in_new
Hundreds seek Brexit-proof jobs at Oxford Mini plant careers fair

STUDENTS were told they should put Brexit uncertainty aside and follow their dream career path as thousands gathered to meet potential employers.

The tenth annual Careers Fest at Oxford's Mini plant saw 60 businesses and training providers greet 1,500 students from more than 20 ...

yesterday 15:03 open_in_new
Man from Bicester awarded for his long service as hospital radio presenter

AFTER volunteering for 40 years at a hospital radio station, a man from Bicester has been awarded for his dedicated service.

Martin Kinch, 58, has been recognised for his service as a presenter at Stoke Mandeville Hospital Radio by the Hospital Broadcasting Association by being ...

yesterday 14:00 open_in_new
Police concerns over Cowley flats plan for Murco garage site

POLICE have raised concerns about plans to build 38 flats and houses in Cowley on the site of the former Murco petrol station.

Ian Carmichael, crime prevention design advisor for Thames Valley Police, said while the force did not object to the project several features could prove ...

yesterday 14:00 open_in_new
Girl Guides win Oxford Bus Company brand the bus competition

GIRL guides have won a competition to brand an Oxford Bus Company bus with their own design.

Girlguiding Oxfordshire has been invited to work with the company to design a bus wrap featuring the brand colours, logo and messages of the organisation.

It was selected by a ...

yesterday 12:57 open_in_new
Mini recognised at 'What Car?' Awards

THE Mini convertible was among the cars honoured at What Car magazine's car of the year awards.

A 'best buy' commendation was given to the classic comfort model in the 'best convertible for less than £25,000 category.

The Oxford brand also picked up an accolade in ...

yesterday 12:57 open_in_new