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City of Oxford College gets £2m for hospitality programmes

MORE than £2 million has been awarded to an Oxford college to create facilities for its hospitality and catering programmes.

Activate Learning announced the funding for the City of Oxford College on Wednesday.

Money was secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise ...

yesterday 19:59 open_in_new
Oxford Brookes gets funding to catalogue rare blues records

OXFORD Brookes University has been given funding to catalogue rare records.

The Special Collections & Archives department at Brookes has received £36,786 from The National Archives.

A collection of blues records accumulated by former Brookes researcher Paul ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
What happened when the council put up traffic barriers in East Oxford streets

It was an issue which caused plenty of argument, plus scuffles and sabotage.

It wasn’t war, just a row about whether two roads in East Oxford should be shut to through traffic.

On one side were residents who wanted peace and quiet, and cyclists demanding a safer ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
New officer commanding RAF Falcons at Brize Norton

A NEW officer commanding the RAF Falcons, based at RAF Brize Norton, for the 2021 display season has been announced.

Flight Lieutenant Chris Wilce has taken on the role commanding the parachute display team from Flight Lieutenant Ash Grey-Smart.

This year’s display ...

yesterday 14:44 open_in_new
Freeland CE Primary School launches new ‘vision’

PRIMARY school pupils celebrated their school’s new ‘vision’ by planting a flower bed and each taking home a seed to plant.

Freeland CE Primary School near Witney launched its new vision on Thursday, with an assembly at the beginning of the day and a series of ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
What happened when the council put up traffic barriers in East Oxford streets

It was an issue which caused plenty of argument, plus scuffles and sabotage.

It wasn’t war, just a row about whether two roads in East Oxford should be shut to through traffic.

On one side were residents who wanted peace and quiet, and cyclists demanding a safer ...

yesterday 10:32 open_in_new
Oxford Ice Rink is set to reopen

OXFORD Ice Rink is set to reopen on Monday, the city council and Fusion Lifestyle have confirmed.

The ice rink will be open for club bookings, lessons and public skating.

Lockers, changing room and water fountains will not be in use however so skaters should arrive ready ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
The Fir Tree, Iffley Road, reopens after months

A POPULAR centre pub is reopening after seven months of being closed.

The Fir Tree, on Iffley Road, announced on its Facebook page earlier this week that it would reopen on November 3.

The pub said it could not reopen in July because the Victorian-style pub was ‘too ...

yesterday 08:26 open_in_new
Oxford Brookes students in ‘big groups’ ignoring Covid laws

STUDENTS in ‘big groups’ have been criticised for ‘being rowdy’ and ‘throwing bottles’ in residential areas in east Oxford.

One Jeune Street resident, who did not wish to be named, described the behaviour of Oxford Brookes University students as ...

yesterday 08:26 open_in_new
Dealer spared jail for 18-month drugs operation - after saying he was a 'changed man'

A MAN who plied cannabis to users during an 18-month drug dealing operation has been spared jail - after saying he was a 'changed man.'

When Greg Murray was caught police officers also found on him a police-style baton as well as a tyre lever.

Investigators also seized a ...

yesterday 08:26 open_in_new
How much should you earn to buy these Oxfordshire homes?

DO YOU ever wish you could live the life of the rich and famous but not sure how much it would really cost? 

According to the data visualisation site Plumplot the average salary for someone living in South Oxfordshire during 2019 was £37k.

...

yesterday 08:26 open_in_new
Oxford United fans share their views ahead of derby against Swindon Town

OXFORD United’s clash with Swindon Town this afternoon is already guaranteed to be unlike any of the previous 60 derbies between the teams.

A capacity crowd would normally watch the arch-rivals face off, but coronavirus restrictions mean the Kassam Stadium’s empty seats ...

yesterday 07:23 open_in_new
How much should you earn to buy these Oxfordshire homes?

DO YOU ever wish you could live the life of the rich and famous but not sure how much it would really cost? 

According to the data visualisation site Plumplot the average salary for someone living in South Oxfordshire during 2019 was £37k.

...

yesterday 05:17 open_in_new
The Fir Tree, Iffley Road, reopens after months

A POPULAR centre pub is reopening after seven months of being closed.

The Fir Tree, on Iffley Road, announced on its Facebook page earlier this week that it would reopen on November 3.

The pub said it could not reopen in July because the Victorian-style pub was ‘too ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Oxford Ice Rink is set to reopen

OXFORD Ice Rink is set to reopen on Monday, the city council and Fusion Lifestyle have confirmed.

The ice rink will be open for club bookings, lessons and public skating.

Lockers, changing room and water fountains will not be in use however so skaters should arrive ready ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Young poet wins award

A STUDENT from Oxford has won a prestigious poetry award.

Linnet Drury, 17, of Oxford Spires School beat 6,000 other young poets to win the Foyle Young Poets of the Year award, 2020.

The international Poetry Society’s competition had 6,791 entries submitted from 118 ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Dealer spared jail for 18-month drugs operation - after saying he was a 'changed man'

A MAN who plied cannabis to users during an 18-month drug dealing operation has been spared jail - after saying he was a 'changed man.'

When Greg Murray was caught police officers also found on him a police-style baton as well as a tyre lever.

Investigators also seized a ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Oxford United fans share their views ahead of derby against Swindon Town

OXFORD United’s clash with Swindon Town this afternoon is already guaranteed to be unlike any of the previous 60 derbies between the teams.

A capacity crowd would normally watch the arch-rivals face off, but coronavirus restrictions mean the Kassam Stadium’s empty seats ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Oxford Brookes students in ‘big groups’ ignoring Covid laws

STUDENTS in ‘big groups’ have been criticised for ‘being rowdy’ and ‘throwing bottles’ in residential areas in east Oxford.

One Jeune Street resident, who did not wish to be named, described the behaviour of Oxford Brookes University students as ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Two men plead not guilty after alleged murder of Joshua Harling in Thame

TWO men accused of murdering a 'charismatic and selfless’ 19-year-old have pleaded not guilty at court.

The public gallery at Oxford Crown Court was packed yesterday as the two accused men entered their pleas for the first time.

Nathan Braim, 20, of Broadwaters ...

yesterday 04:14 open_in_new
Covid test results counting is different for Oxford University and local health teams

SOMETHING does not add up about the different ways Covid cases are being counted in Oxford.

There appears to be some kind of discrepancy in the number of cases in the city as a result of two separate testing regimes: the public test centres, and Oxford University's own testing ...

2020-10-23 22:53 open_in_new