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Car crashes into house in Kidlington narrowly missing baby girl

A FAMILY, including a one and a half-year-old baby, had a lucky escape when a car smashed into the front of their house in Kidlington.

The 23-year-old mother, who has asked not be named, heard a loud bang before a car crashed into the living room of her house on Cherwell ...

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Car crashes into house in Kidlington narrowly missing baby girl

A FAMILY, including a one and a half-year-old baby, had a lucky escape when a car smashed into the front of their house in Kidlington.

The 23-year-old mother, who has asked not be named, heard a loud bang before a car crashed into the living room of her house on Cherwell ...

today 09:41 open_in_new
5 most expensive streets in Oxford and how much they cost

EVER wondered how the other half live - or more specifically, how much their houses cost?

We've consulted property experts Zoopla to find out the five most expensive streets in Oxford and how much they estimate a house on one of them could cost. 

While the ...

today 09:41 open_in_new
5 most expensive streets in Oxford and how much they cost

EVER wondered how the other half live - or more specifically, how much their houses cost?

We've consulted property experts Zoopla to find out the five most expensive streets in Oxford and how much they estimate a house on one of them could cost. 

While the ...

today 06:33 open_in_new
Lawrence of Arabia gifts to family will be sold at auction

PRIZED personal belongings of Lawrence of Arabia are expected to fetch thousands of pounds at auction.

Glasgow-based Great Western Auctions is hosting the summer sale on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15.

Five lots relating to TE Lawrence who studied at Oxford ...

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Russell Kane brings Fast and Curious show to New Theatre Oxford

WITH insights into love, family and getting on in a world of ‘geezers’, Russell Kane observes English life in the same way David Attenborough looks at penguins and dung beetles.

The restless, exhaustingly hyperactive comic picks apart the quirks of life in Britain with ...

today 04:26 open_in_new
Pubs company Greene King has jobs available across its Oxford venues

A PUB company is holding a recruitment day in the hope of finding staff to work at its Oxford venues.

Greene King, which runs the Wig and Pen as well as the Jude the Obscure and Turf Tavern, is looking for people across a range of roles including general managers, chefs and front of ...

yesterday 21:05 open_in_new
Motorbike and car in collision in High Street, Oxford

A MOTORCYCLIST has had a lucky escape after a city centre crash left their motorbike wedged under a car.

Pictures show the wreckage of the crash in High Street, Oxford, which happened last night.

It is believed nobody was injured.

Read also: Teenager raped in ...

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Motorbike and car in collision in High Street, Oxford

A MOTORCYCLIST has had a lucky escape after a city centre crash left their motorbike wedged under a car.

Pictures show the wreckage of the crash in High Street, Oxford, which happened last night.

It is believed nobody was injured.

A member of the public said the ...

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COLUMN: Emigration from Bicester to solve the 'burden of paupers' in 1830

EMIGRATION from Bicester and the surrounding area has been going on for centuries for a number of reasons ranging from economic, political, social and religious reasons.

There were local factors that encouraged residents to emigrate as well as advantages that benefited would-be ...

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Giant Cluedo game starts in Oxford city centre

HAVE you seen people dressed up around Oxford City Centre this morning?

As part of 'Oxford Detective Day', a giant game of Cluedo called 'Sneaky Finders' is taking place all across town and encourages participants to wear 1920s-inspired fancy dress.

READ ...

yesterday 12:41 open_in_new
Panel event on securing that work/life balance ahead of FitFest 2019

A TALK on how to 'boss' getting that work/life balance is being held at Dirty Bones restaurant in the Westgate.

The 'Werk It' event is a result of Dirty Bones and Fit Fest Oxford joining forces to put on a panel talk about fitting in all things work, play, fitness, social media, ...

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Oxford hospital housing expansion 'essential' to solve staff shortage

A MAJOR expansion and redevelopment of housing for Oxford NHS staff is being planned to help solve the city's staffing crisis.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and housing provider A2Dominion are working together on the scheme which includes 125 flats in Ivy Lane for ...

yesterday 08:30 open_in_new
Oxford's Port Mahon pub restored to glory as music venue

There’s excellent news for Oxford pub-goers and music-lovers alike, with the relaunch of the city’s iconic Port Mahon as a cool new bar and music-venue.

After successfully re-establishing the Half Moon in St Clement’s as a welcoming and vibrant pub for live music, ...

yesterday 07:27 open_in_new
Museums' refugee tour guides given award

THE Oxford museums that offer volunteering posts to refugees and asylum seekers has been given an award.

Multaka-Oxford – a project at the History of Science Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum scooped the Volunteer Team of the Year at the Museums + Heritage Awards last week. ...

yesterday 06:24 open_in_new
Pubs company Greene King has jobs available across its Oxford venues

A PUB company is holding a recruitment day in the hope of finding staff to work at its Oxford venues.

Greene King, which runs the Wig and Pen as well as the Jude the Obscure and Turf Tavern, is looking for people across a range of roles including general managers, chefs and front of ...

yesterday 06:24 open_in_new
Ex-employee claimed John Radcliffe security 'broke his arms and legs'

A FORMER John Radcliffe medical secretary, who claimed he was racially abused by colleagues and security officers ‘broke his arms and legs’ while removing him from the hospital, has had his case dismissed.

Martin Shaba, who is originally from Zimbabwe, brought a case ...

yesterday 06:23 open_in_new
Thieves steal bike in Rosehill garage break-in

A BIKE has been snatched from inside a garage in Rose Hill.

Thames Valley Police said thieves smashed their way into the garage in Courtland Road, got through a window and fled with the bike.

It happened between midnight and 6am on Friday.

Any details contact 101 ...

yesterday 05:21 open_in_new
Littlemore church celebrates its 50th anniversary

A LITTLEMORE church is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special service next weekend.

The Church of Blessed Dominic Barberi in Cowley Road has also produced a special commemorative booklet to mark the occasion.

It was opened on May 3, 1969, but has its roots in the ...

yesterday 05:21 open_in_new
Breeder of Labrador puppy reacts after Oxford man Callum Gerken jailed

THE breeder of a Labrador puppy who was beaten to death with a slipper has spoken of her outrage after the killer was jailed yesterday. 

The woman, who asked not to be named, told this paper that she was 'devastated' by what happened and shocked at what she saw as a ...

yesterday 05:21 open_in_new
Ex-employee claimed John Radcliffe security 'broke his arms and legs'

A FORMER John Radcliffe medical secretary, who claimed he was racially abused by colleagues and security officers ‘broke his arms and legs’ while removing him from the hospital, has had his case dismissed.

Martin Shaba, who is originally from Zimbabwe, brought a case ...

yesterday 04:18 open_in_new