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Cowley Road murder investigation: Man still in custody

A 41-YEAR-OLD man is still in police custody after a 57-year-old was killed in what police are describing as a 'viscous attack'. 

The 41-year-old was arrested after a reports of a fight on Cowley Road on Thursday night.

At the time, a 57-year-old was rushed to ...

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Remember When: Pupils from Cherwell School and Chipping Norton School built cars

YOUNG engineers from two Oxfordshire schools took part in a national car building contest in September 1982.

Cherwell School in Oxford and Chipping Norton School entered the annual BP Buildacar competition where children across the country showed off their creativity.

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Meeting with police and Oxford councils over Cowley parking issues

NEIGHBOURS have become 'increasingly distraught' over cars dumped in their cul-de-sac as Cowley remains in 'meltdown' over parking, a councillor has warned.

David Henwood has called a public meeting to discuss how to tackle the problem as well as speeding issues in the area.

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Meeting with police and Oxford councils over Cowley parking issues

NEIGHBOURS have become 'increasingly distraught' over cars dumped in their cul-de-sac as Cowley remains in 'meltdown' over parking, a councillor has warned.

David Henwood has called a public meeting to discuss how to tackle the problem as well as speeding issues in the area.

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Wild swimming warning for Oxford

THE hidden dangers of swimming in ponds, lakes and streams have been highlighted by Oxford City Council.

'Look before you leap' and 'don't drink and drown' are among the warnings in the authority's new Wild Water Code.

Launching its safety guide yesterday the council said: ...

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Gosford Hill School, Kidlington, still has to improve, says Ofsted

A SECONDARY school is taking 'effective action' to improve, the education watchdog has said.

Gosford Hill School in Kidlington was rated 'requires improvement' in February last year, and has now had a check-up inspection.

A new Ofsted report released last week said: "Your ...

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Stacey Bilverstone pleads not guilty to attempted murder

A WOMAN has denied attempted murder after a man was stabbed multiple times in the head and neck.

Stacey Bilverstone appeared at Oxford Crown Court on Friday, in connection with the alleged attempted murder in Cutteslowe last month.

The 41-year-old, of no fixed abode, ...

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Thames Valley Police looking for witnesses to Cowley Road incident

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a ‘vicious assault’ on Cowley Road.

On Thursday evening at around 7.30pm a fight broke out between two men on Cowley Road.

At the time, a man in his fifties was taken to hospital for treatment.

But, hours later ...

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Churches join together for Love Oxford in Broad Street

CHURCHES in Oxford are being reminded they have the chance to worship together in the open air this weekend.

Love Oxford, a popular tradition in the city involving worshippers from different churches, will take place in Broad Street tomorrow from 11am to 12.45pm.

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Remember When: Paul McCartney's muse Jane Asher as Alice in 1952

TWO actresses from a Christmas production that was performed at the Oxford Playhouse in 1952, visited Alice's Shop in St Aldate's, Oxford

Jane Asher who played Alice and Jane Eccles who played the White Queen in Through the Looking Glass, went to the shop which is where the original ...

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Cowley Road, Oxford murder investigation launched: what we know

Here's what we know about the Cowley Road murder so far: 

Read more: Murder investigation launched after Cowley Road 'altercation'

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Cowley Road, Oxford back to business after day of investigations

POLICE have now reopened part of Cowley Road after a day of investigations. 

UPDATE: Details emerge of 'vicious assault' on Cowley Road

The cordon had been in place from Thursday night after a fight broke out in the evening. 

The tape had sealed off the ...

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Murder Investigation launched after Cowley Road fight

POLICE have launched a murder investigation after a man died in hospital following a fight on Cowley Road. 

On Thursday police were called to reports of a fight between two men on Cowley Road. 

Officers went to the scene and a 57-year-old man was rushed to ...

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Get set for Didcot Power Station's demolition day

THE three remaining cooling towers at Didcot A power station are scheduled to be demolished in August followed by the site's chimney in Autumn.

Specialist firm, Brown and Mason, has been appointed to carry out the demolition which will use controlled explosions to bring down the ...

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Murder Investigation launched after Cowley Road fight

POLICE have launched a murder investigation after a man died in hospital following a fight on Cowley Road. 

On Thursday police were called to reports of a fight between two men on Cowley Road. 

Officers went to the scene and a 57-year-old man was rushed to ...

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Thames Valley Police looking for witnesses to Cowley Road incident

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a ‘vicious assault’ on Cowley Road.

On Thursday evening at around 7.30pm a fight broke out between two men on Cowley Road.

At the time, a man in his fifties was taken to hospital for treatment.

But, hours later ...

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Churches join together for Love Oxford in Broad Street

CHURCHES in Oxford are being reminded they have the chance to worship together in the open air this weekend.

Love Oxford, a popular tradition in the city involving worshippers from different churches, will take place in Broad Street tomorrow from 11am to 12.45pm.

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Ready for Julyfest in Oxford's 'trendy street'

THOUSANDS of people are expected to gather in Little Clarendon Street tomorrow as traders take stalls onto the street.

Julyfest is a celebration of the street’s independent shops and follows Mayfest, a similar event which attracted 10,000 people.

Former ...

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Remember When: Paul McCartney's muse Jane Asher as Alice in 1952

TWO actresses from a Christmas production that was performed at the Oxford Playhouse in 1952, visited Alice's Shop in St Aldate's, Oxford

Jane Asher who played Alice and Jane Eccles who played the White Queen in Through the Looking Glass, went to the shop which is where the original ...

yesterday 11:29 open_in_new
Swan Upping reaches the River Thames at Benson near Wallingford

ROYAL Swan Upping took place on the Thames yesterday in the pouring rain.

Swan Upping plays an important role in the conservation of the mute swan and involves The Queen’s Swan Warden collecting data, assessing the health of young cygnets and examining them for any injuries. ...

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Men accused of murdering Luciano Dos Santos appear at Oxford Crown Court

FOUR suspects accused of murdering a man in an East Oxford street have appeared in court.

Michael Yemane, Welid Solomon, Sasan Mohammed Khalid and Safeen Abdullah Karimi stood in the dock at Oxford Crown Court yesterday, charged with the murder of Luciano Dos Santos.

The ...

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