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Networking morning by Business Buzz in Oxford to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

BUSINESSES are invited to an event in Oxford this week to support a charity.

Networking group Business Buzz is holding an event on Friday from 10am to 12pm to help them create a ‘Big Buzz’ for Macmillan Cancer Support, coinciding with the charity's annual World’s ...

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Human Story Theatre presents play in Oxfordshire to raise awareness of domestic abuse

AN Oxford-based theatre is taking an up-close look at domestic abuse in its latest play.

The play, called Happy Even After, is produced by Human Story Theatre (HST) and presents actors who go behind closed doors in an ‘intimate’ style to bear witness to the joy and ...

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Paedophile John Cooper jailed for historical child sex abuse

A DEPRAVED paedophile who sexually abused a young child nearly 40 years ago has been jailed.

John Cooper appeared at Oxford Crown Court on Friday to face justice decades after he abused a child in Oxfordshire in the early 1980s.

The 65-year-old of Causeway, Banbury had ...

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NOSTALGIA: Oxfordshire's brass and silver bands

Take a look back at some of Oxfordshire's brass and silver bands. Children and adults across the county learnt how to play the musical instruments and competed in national and regional competitions.

Take a look back at some of Oxfordshire's brass and silver bands. Children and ...

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SCALES OF JUSTICE: Latest results from the courts

OXFORD MAGISTRATES'

LIAM YOUNGSON, 23, of Magdalen Road, Oxford, admitted failing to comply with supervision requirements imposed following release from prison by failing to attend supervision with a supervisor on April 2, July 2 and 9 and failing to provide evidence. He was fined ...

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Operation Sceptre: police find knives and baseball bats

POLICE found blades and baseball bats during a national campaign to reduce knife crime.

Thames Valley Police tweeted that it discovered the items as part of Operation Sceptre, a nationwide crackdown taking place twice a year.

Read also: Police hunt for weapons with metal ...

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Broad Street in Oxford ditches vehicles for World Car Free Day

BROAD Street has been 'given back to the people' today as Oxford marks World Car Free Day for the first time.

The city centre route is closed off to motorists in a bid to encourage drivers to ditch their vehicles and highlight the benefits of walking, cycling and public transport. ...

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Operation Sceptre: police find knives and baseball bats

POLICE found blades and baseball bats during a national campaign to reduce knife crime.

Thames Valley Police tweeted that it discovered the items as part of Operation Sceptre, a nationwide crackdown taking place twice a year.

Read also: Police hunt for weapons with metal ...

yesterday 14:53 open_in_new
Broad Street in Oxford ditches vehicles for World Car Free Day

BROAD Street has been 'given back to the people' today as Oxford marks World Car Free Day for the first time.

The city centre route is closed off to motorists in a bid to encourage drivers to ditch their vehicles and highlight the benefits of walking, cycling and public transport. ...

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Oxford salon Anne Veck wins Hair Magazine Award 2019

AN Oxford hair salon has picked up an award for its 'excellence' in hairdressing.

Anne Veck who also has a branch in Bicester, won the title of the UK’s Best Regional Salon for the whole of the south of England.

The win came at the Hair Magazine awards 2019 earlier ...

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Bicester team’s Three Peaks success for Tommy's baby charity

A COMMUNITY group from Bicester has raised more than £10,000 for a baby charity by completing the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge.

Members of the Joel’s Heroes fundraising group successfully scaled Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon – the highest mountains in ...

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Queen Street in Oxford closed after road sweeper hits scaffolding

QUEEN Street in Oxford is closed after a road sweeper 'smashed' into scaffolding outside Holland & Barrett.

A large cordon stretching from the Clarendon Centre to Costa Coffee sprung up early this morning, leaving several shops unable to trade and causing bus ...

yesterday 11:44 open_in_new
Oxford salon Anne Veck wins Hair Magazine Award 2019

AN Oxford hair salon has picked up an award for its 'excellence' in hairdressing.

Anne Veck who also has a branch in Bicester, won the title of the UK’s Best Regional Salon for the whole of the south of England.

The win came at the Hair Magazine awards 2019 earlier ...

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Cambridge beats Oxford in Sunday Times best university list

Cambridge has beaten Oxford to the top university spot again, despite being deemed the worst performer for social inclusion.

The university has dropped from fourth last in 2018/19 to having the lowest proportion of non-selective state school-educated children in the country, ...

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Queen Street in Oxford closed due to 'unsafe scaffolding'

QUEEN Street in Oxford is closed, leaving several shops unable to trade and causing bus diversions.

A large cordon stretching from the Clarendon Centre to Costa Coffee sprung up overnight, reportedly due to 'unsafe' scaffolding outside Holland & Barrett.

Read ...

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Cambridge beats Oxford in Sunday Times best university list

Cambridge has beaten Oxford to the top university spot again, despite being deemed the worst performer for social inclusion.

The university has dropped from fourth last in 2018/19 to having the lowest proportion of non-selective state school-educated children in the country, ...

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Valuable art on offer at jumble sale in Paddox Close, Oxford

A TREASURE trove of valuable art is on offer in a giant jumble sale at the former home of a distinguished Oxford professor.

Bargain-hunters have been flocking to 2 Paddox Close, north Oxford, where Laura Harris is selling a range of goods for charity.

The 60-year-old grew ...

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Asylum Welcome helps Oxfordshire EU nationals to apply for settled status

OXFORD charity Asylum Welcome has been advising EU nationals on how to apply for settled status.

Some EU nationals living in the UK are being asked by the Home Office to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

The deadline for applying is June 30, 2021, or December 31, 2020 if ...

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Asylum Welcome helps Oxfordshire EU nationals to apply for settled status

OXFORD charity Asylum Welcome has been advising EU nationals on how to apply for settled status.

Some EU nationals living in the UK are being asked by the Home Office to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

The deadline for applying is June 30, 2021, or December 31, 2020 if ...

yesterday 04:23 open_in_new
Valuable art on offer at jumble sale in Paddox Close, Oxford

A TREASURE trove of valuable art is on offer in a giant jumble sale at the former home of a distinguished Oxford professor.

Bargain-hunters have been flocking to 2 Paddox Close, north Oxford, where Laura Harris is selling a range of goods for charity.

The 60-year-old grew ...

2019-09-21 18:50 open_in_new
Oxford East MP Anneliese Dodds speaks at People's Vote rally in Brighton

AN Oxford MP will speak at a major People's Vote rally today.

Anneliese Dodds, Labour MP for Oxford East, is due to talk at the 'Trust the People' event in Brighton this afternoon.

Thousands of people are expected to attend the march and rally, which starts at 1pm and ...

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