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'Idiot' captured reversing up A34 slip road in dash cam footage

DASH cam footage showing a driver reversing up an A34 slip road in the middle of a thunderstorm has been shared online. 

Youtube user 'Matty Merry' published this video with the title 'I couldn't believe what I saw on the A34 southbound.'

The video, captured on Saturday ...

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PICS: Hundreds take part in Fit Fest Oxford at The Oxford Academy

AN ENERGETIC crowd of fitness festival-goers sprinted and stretched around an Oxford school.

More than 850 people arrived at The Oxford Academy on Saturday for Fit Fest Oxford, billed as the county's biggest fitness and wellbeing festival.

The event on Saturday provided a ...

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Site of old Quarry Gate pub in Headington to be developed in to housing

ANOTHER planning application has been submitted to build homes on the site of an old pub in Headington.

The Quarry Gate in Wharton Road was demolished three years ago and has been left empty ever since after planning permission was denied on multiple occasions because proposed ...

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Decision expected on new Summertown Italian restaurant

A DECISION on whether a new Italian restaurant in Summertown can serve alcohol and play music until midnight will be made next week.

The former Oxford Wine Cafe in South Parade will become ‘Thirty Eight’ restaurant and bar once a refurbishment is completed.

It will be ...

yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
'Idiot' captured reversing up A34 slip road in dash cam footage

DASH cam footage showing a driver reversing up an A34 slip road in the middle of a thunderstorm has been shared online. 

Youtube user 'Matty Merry' published this video with the title 'I couldn't believe what I saw on the A34 southbound.'

The video, captured on Saturday ...

yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
Zara will move into Oxford Westgate this year

THE Westgate Centre has announced a new store will open later this year, across three floors. 

Zara will move in to the £440m centre before the end of the year.

The clothes brand currently has a shop in Oxford's Clarendon Centre, and it has not yet been confirmed if it ...

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Bibliophiles descend on Oxford for annual book fair

HUNDREDS of book lovers and collectors descended on Oxford for one of the biggest events in the bibliophile’s calendar this weekend.

The annual Oxford Book Fair took place at its new venue at the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University on Saturday and Sunday.

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Zara will move into Oxford Westgate this year

THE Westgate Centre has announced a new store will open later this year, across three floors. 

Zara will move in to the £440m centre before the end of the year.

The clothes brand currently has a shop in Oxford's Clarendon Centre, and it has not yet been confirmed if it ...

yesterday 16:50 open_in_new
Site of old Quarry Gate pub in Headington to be developed in to housing

ANOTHER planning application has been submitted to build homes on the site of an old pub in Headington.

The Quarry Gate in Wharton Road was demolished three years ago and has been left empty ever since after planning permission was denied on multiple occasions because proposed ...

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College unveils portrait of union's first African-Caribbean president

BARBADOS' foreign affairs minister has unveiled a new portrait of the first person of African-Caribbean descent to be elected president of the Oxford Union.

The picture of Sir James Cameron Tudor is now hanging in the dining hall of Keble College.

Sir James came to Oxford ...

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Royal baby - Kate, Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

he Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a baby son.

The new prince arrived at 11.01am, weighing 8lb 7oz, Kensington Palace announced.

Kensington Palace said: "Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.

"The baby ...

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Site of old Quarry Gate pub in Headington to be developed in to housing

ANOTHER planning application has been submitted to build homes on the site of an old pub in Headington.

The Quarry Gate in Wharton Road was demolished three years ago and has been left empty ever since after planning permission was denied on multiple occasions because proposed ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Royal baby - Kate, Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

he Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a baby son.

The new prince arrived at 11.01am, weighing 8lb 7oz, Kensington Palace announced.

Kensington Palace said: "Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.

"The baby ...

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'Hobbit house' builder to explain history behind his £150 homes

WOLVERCOTE resident and housebuilder Michael Buck will give a talk in the village next week.

Mr Buck has built a number of thatched cob houses from earth, clay and straw, including one in his back garden.

The villager built his first cob house in 2013 for £150 and told ...

yesterday 13:41 open_in_new
Decision expected on new Summertown Italian restaurant

A DECISION on whether a new Italian restaurant in Summertown can serve alcohol and play music until midnight will be made next week.

The former Oxford Wine Cafe in South Parade will become ‘Thirty Eight’ restaurant and bar once a refurbishment is completed.

It will be ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
Channel 4's escape to the chateau DIY features Oxford woman

VIEWERS of a new Channel 4 travel show may spot a familiar face on Monday as an Oxford's woman's mission to run a French chateau is featured.

Barton-based Tanya Field will appear in episodes of Escape to the Chateau DIY Monday and Tuesday.

A spin-off series from the ...

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Co-leader of the Greens Caroline Lucas given warm welcome in city

THE co-leader of the Green Party Caroline Lucas received a rock star's welcome to Oxford, today, posing for selfies with supporters in Cowley Road.

She returned to the city, where she served as a county councillor in the 1990s, to support her Green Party councillors ahead of May's ...

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Witney Elm Tree pub attack man spared jail

A ‘DRUNKEN yob’ broke another man’s jaw in two places with a single punch during a drink-fuelled row in a pub.

Leon Newman, 33, of Eastfield Road, Witney was given five months to prove he has turned his life around or else face being sent to prison.

Oxford Crown ...

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Co-leader of the Greens Caroline Lucas given warm welcome in city

THE co-leader of the Green Party Caroline Lucas made a rockstar's welcome to Oxford, today, posing for selfies with supporters in Cowley Road.

She returned to the city, where she served as a county councillor in the 1990s, to support her Green Party councillors ahead of May's local ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
St George's Day marked across Oxfordshire

THOUSANDS of people across Oxfordshire will celebrate St George’s Day today.

It used to be marked with a national holiday across England but is now celebrated with annual parades and other traditional English activities.

Despite St Patrick's, St David's and St Andrew's ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
Oxford road improvements deal to be approved today

AN AGREEMENT for the city council to take over the maintenance of Oxford's roads could be signed off later today.

As part of the deal Oxfordshire County Council will pay the city's Oxford Direct Services company £1.56m to take care of all roads in the city over 2018/19.

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