Oxfordshire

High price to pay for low standards

Cherwell Council News Feed - 9 hours 48 min ago
The council is increasing the charges it makes to landlords when it issues them notices regarding unsatisfactory housing.

Call for cyber-smarts to foil scammers

Cherwell Council News Feed - 10 hours 56 min ago
A call for vigilance against internet hoaxes is going out after a resident wrote to the council to warn against an elaborate but increasingly common scam.

Protest against Tom's Field housing development

BBC Oxford News Feed - 11 hours 47 min ago
Villagers in Charlton, near Wantage, gathered trying to stop plans for 81 homes on the last green space in their village.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust sees 'significant' improvements

BBC Oxford News Feed - 14 hours 19 min ago
A mental health trust criticised for taking a year to fix a leaky roof that caused a sewage smell in a bedroom makes "significant improvements".
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Voter registration drive now underway

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 16:53
Across the district, voter registration forms have begun dropping through letterboxes as Cherwell District Council's annual canvass gets underway.

Delight 2, Didcot: Rat infestation in takeaway storage building

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 16:50
A takeaway in Didcot is banned from using its food storage building after health inspectors found an infestation of rats.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Beautiful game is a walk in the park

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 13:15
With the new football season already underway, Cherwell residents are being reminded that they don't have to sprint like Gareth Bale to reap the rewards of a kick about.

Oxford woman denies wounding after man stabbed at home

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:55
A woman pleads not guilty to wounding with intent after a man was stabbed in Oxford.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Team GB return from Olympics: Poet Pam Ayres pays tribute

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:23
The poet and broadcaster Pam Ayres has written a specially-commissioned piece to mark the return of Team GB from the Rio Olympics.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Didcot power station: Six-month wait 'unacceptable'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 02:47
Six months on from the collapse of Didcot power station, politicians say it is "unacceptable" three bodies have still not been recovered.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Oxford United v Brighton & Hove Albion

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 16:17
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Oxford United and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Llandaff man in court charged with murder of girlfriend

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:53
A 23-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of his girlfriend.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

UKAEA warns of hi-tech skills shortage

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:41
Oxfordshire's economy will be hit unless a hi-tech skills shortage is tackled, according to the UK Atomic Energy Authority.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Sponsor's chance for a positive spin

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:11
Town businesses are being invited to boost their visibility and support a good cause by sponsoring Bicester Bike Loan.

Woodgreen Open Air Pool Closure

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:28
Due to problems with the pumps, Woodgreen Open Air Pool in Banbury will be closed today (Monday, 22 August) to allow for repair work to take place.

Oxford United: Michael Appleton knows side 'still searching for rhythm'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:13
Oxford United boss Michael Appleton believes there is more to come from his side in League One after Saturday's victory.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Work starts to change junction in Oxford's £6.7m Frideswide Square

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 09:24
Drivers can expect two weeks of delays while a £6.7m junction is changed to avoid further damage, just months after completion.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Hundreds of volunteers to help spot early Alzheimer's

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:39
British researchers are hoping to shed new light on the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease, with the help of hundreds of volunteers
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Thousands protest against threat to Horton hospital services

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:26
Protesters link hands to circle the Horton General Hospital in Banbury to protest to the potential downgrading of services.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

'Audacious' ram raid on Milton-under-Wychwood Co-op

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:10
Masked men target a Co-op store in Milton-under-Wychwood, using a stolen car in an attempt to make off with the ATM inside.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

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