Oxfordshire

May Morning: Oxford's 500-year-old tradition

BBC Oxford News Feed - 13 hours 46 min ago
Why do 25,000 people take to the streets of Oxford before sunrise on 1 May?
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Man who stabbed sleeping teenager jailed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:09
Stuart Greener attacked the 16-year-old who was sleeping at a property in Bicester.
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Kids await half term hubs after active Easter

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 17:23
Preparations for the May half-term hubs are underway on the back of a cracking Easter edition.

Oxfordshire's Big Picture

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:57
If you have a great image of Oxfordshire send it to us by email to oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk.
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Win golden bin during green campaign

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:51
A door-to-door recycling campaign will see two lucky residents win a prize worth up to £30 this summer.

Oxford University sorry for eye contact racism claim

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:03
The university apologises after it was accused of discriminating against autistic people.
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Lady Macbeth: Florence Pugh on her killer first lead role

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:44
The star of new film Lady Macbeth has been hailed as one of the UK's brightest rising stars.
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A day of fun and games to celebrate Healthy Bicester

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:28
A free open beach, music and dance performances and cookery demos are among the fun and healthy activities that will inaugurate Healthy Bicester.

Police officer 'not racist' for using black monkey toy

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:35
His black colleague said she felt "ridiculed" after the toy was left on her desk.
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Walk on the wildflower side

Cherwell Council News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:11
Bicester's Bure Park is in line for a biodiversity boost after the council won grant funding to seed a wildflower meadow at the area's popular nature reserve.

Plain tobacco packaging 'may cut smokers by 300,000 in UK'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:59
A study review gives its best estimate of how standard packs could impact on smoking.
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Visa family forced to live countries apart reunited

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:21
Steve Bearns from Wallingford has spent more than a year away from his wife Mary, who's been stuck in China.
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Chiltern Edge School may shut after 'inadequate' rating

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:08
The school in Sonning Common was told by Ofsted inspectors that pupil attainment was too low.
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Oxford empty buildings could be used as temporary homeless shelters

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 18:43
The plan follows a campaign by squatters in Oxford who occupied university buildings.
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Black worker 'offended' by toy monkey left on desk

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 18:19
Her colleague's actions had "racist undertones" and left her feeling humiliated, a panel hears.
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Runaway lorry carrying digger crashes into house in Banbury

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:12
Paul Nash said he had to pull his wife to safety as the HGV approached their home.
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Avoiding eye contact 'everyday racism'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:29
Oxford University staff have been warned about alienating black students with "micro-aggressions".
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Bike standards raised for Bicester

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:22
Two-wheeled travellers in Bicester and Caversfield will find it easier to lock up their bikes as the council emphasises its commitment to sustainable transport.

Westgate Oxford shopping centre recruitment fears

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:52
Age UK is worried jobs at a shopping centre in Oxford will tempt people to leave the care sector.
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Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:23
The project will include a journey between London and Oxford in 2019.
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