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Memorial to Port Meadow airmen close to completion

A MEMORIAL to the 17 young airmen who died at Wolvercote Aerodrome during the First World War will be completed in time for the 100th anniversary of the final death.

A stone memorial and information boards paying tribute to the men – who were aged between 19 and 29 when they died ...

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Bike Oxford announces date for 2018 event

A CYCLING sportive that sees hundreds of riders whizz through Oxfordshire is set to return for its fifth year.

Organisers have announced the date of this year's Bike Oxford as Sunday, May 20.

It will raise money for Helen & Douglas House Hospice in East Oxford and ...

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Police team in Rose Hill, Iffley and Littlemore need community's help to tackle crime

A BLITZ on drugs has boosted safety in an Oxford community, but police say forging better relationships with ‘reticent’ residents is key to their war on crime.

The neighbourhood police team covering Rose Hill, Iffley and Littlemore have proudly spoken of their ...

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Southern Health Trust 'deeply regret' failing to refer Connor Sparrowhawk doctor to medical watchdog

AN NHS Trust has said it ‘deeply regrets’ not referring the doctor responsible for Connor Sparrowhawk’s care to the General Medical Council (GMC).

Dr Valerie Murphy was this week given a 12-month suspension after 18-year-old Mr Sparrowhawk died while left unsupervised in a ...

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Philip Pullman helps to launch Oxford's new library at Westgate

A LIBRARY that has served Oxfordshire for nearly 50 years officially reopened its doors following a major update for the 21st century.

Though the revamped Oxfordshire County Library, found in the Westgate Centre, has been up and running since December, the official opening ceremony ...

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Town and Gown is back and it could be the biggest ever

A RALLYING cry has gone out for this year’s Oxford Town and Gown 10K as registration opens to runners.

The klaxon has sounded and the race is on to sign up as event organiser, Muscular Dystrophy UK, is hoping for a record turn out for this year’s fundraiser.

More than ...

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Students and shoppers are enjoying a new pop-up shared space

A CAFE and shared space is attracting lots of customers in a converted former bank.

One of Oxford’s newest venues is the Common Ground Café and shared workspace in Little Clarendon Street.

The pop-up shop in the former Barclays Bank is a social enterprise selling coffee ...

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Man who vowed to 'drive a car into a crowd of white people' spared jail

A MAN who vowed he would carry out a terrorist attack by ploughing a car into a group of white people and going on a knife rampage was spared jail yesterday.

Ruzykhan Sayadi, of Southfield Park, Bartlemas Close, Oxford, had denied one count of causing racially aggravated intentional ...

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Man who vowed to 'drive a car into a crowd of white people' spared jail

A MAN who vowed he would carry out a terrorist attack by ploughing a car into a group of white people and going on a knife rampage was spared jail yesterday.

Ruzykhan Sayadi, of Southfield Park, Bartlemas Close, Oxford, had denied one count of causing racially aggravated intentional ...

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Fans welcome Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth to Oxford United following take over

OXFORD United fans have taken to social media to welcome Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth to the club following his succesful takeover.

The Thai businessman, known as Tiger, completed a deal to become the U’s new chairman yesterday replacing Darryl Eales.

Many fans also took ...

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Asylum seeker who vowed to 'drive a car into a crowd of white people' spared jail

A MAN who vowed he would carry out a terrorist attack by ploughing a car into a group of white people and going on a knife rampage was spared jail yesterday.

Ruzykhan Sayadi, of Southfield Park, Bartlemas Close, Oxford, had denied one count of causing racially aggravated intentional ...

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Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary's new puppy parlour part of a bright future

A PUPPY-pampering parlour is ushering in a new era at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary.

The £3,000 grooming room, paid for by three 'hero' donors, was unveiled as diggers move in to demolish outdated kennels at the county's largest rescue centre.

In the coming months, ...

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Asylum seeker who vowed to 'drive a car into a crowd of white people' spared jail

A MAN who vowed he would carry out a terrorist attack by ploughing a car into a group of white people and going on a knife rampage was spared jail yesterday.

Ruzykhan Sayadi, of Southfield Park, Bartlemas Close, Oxford, had denied one count of causing racially aggravated intentional ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Bike Oxford announces date for 2018 event

A CYCLING sportive that sees hundreds of riders whizz through Oxfordshire is set to return for its fifth year.

Organisers have announced the date of this year's Bike Oxford as Sunday, May 20.

It will raise money for Helen & Douglas House Hospice in East Oxford and ...

today 06:53 open_in_new
Philip Pullman helps to launch Oxford's new library

A LIBRARY that has served Oxfordshire for nearly 50 years officially reopened its doors following a major update for the 21st century.

Though the revamped Oxfordshire County Library, found in the Westgate Centre, has been up and running since December, the official opening ceremony ...

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H&M reveals opening date for new Oxfordshire store

A MAJOR high street retailer has revealed the date it will open its new store in Didcot.

H&M will open the doors of its brand new store in The Orchard Centre – covering a floor space of more than 1,500 sq m – at 11am on Thursday, March 22.

Boasting ‘great quality ...

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OXFORD UNITED TAKEOVER: Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth completes deal to replace Darryl Eales as chairman

OXFORD United have a new owner after Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth completed a takeover of the club from Darryl Eales.

The announcement ends months of speculation over the future of the U’s after the Thai businessman was seen at numerous matches.

Thanakarnjanasuth, known as ...

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OXFORD UNITED TAKEOVER: Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth completes deal to replace Darryl Eales as chairman

OXFORD United have a new owner after Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth completed a takeover of the club from Darryl Eales.

The announcement ends months of speculation over the future of the U’s after the Thai businessman was seen at numerous matches.

Thanakarnjanasuth, known as ...

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Would cable cars really be the answer to Oxford's traffic problems?

NEAR-CONSTANT gridlock on Oxford’s roads could be reduced by using cable cars to get around the city, according to Oxford’s Green Party.

The party’s group on the city council said it wanted to spend £25,000 on an aerial transport study ‘to look at some of the innovations in ...

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Mum of tragic teenager 'devastated' at 'lenient' suspension for doctor's failings

THE mother of a teenager who drowned in a bath at an NHS care home has said she is ‘shocked and devastated’ after a tribunal handed the doctor in charge of her son’s care a ‘lenient’ 12 month suspension.

Sara Ryan criticised the decision by the Medical Practioners Tribunal ...

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Would cable cars really be the answer to Oxford's traffic problems?

NEAR-CONSTANT gridlock on Oxford’s roads could be reduced by using cable cars to get around the city, according to Oxford’s Green Party.

The party’s group on the city council said it wanted to spend £25,000 on an aerial transport study ‘to look at some of the innovations in ...

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