Oxfordshire

Work to recover Didcot bodies halted

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:01
Contractors trying to retrieve the bodies of three men killed in the Didcot power station collapse halt their search.
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Hundreds attend funeral of drowned teen

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:04
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of a "massively loved" boy who drowned while swimming with his friends.
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First residents move into 'eco-homes'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:12
Residents move into the UK's first housing complex where every home has solar panels and 6,000 properties are expected to be built by 2031.
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PM buys £1,500 used car 'for wife'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:08
Prime Minister David Cameron buys a £1,500 used car as a "cheap run-around" for his wife, according to the salesman he bought it from.
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New village hall for Fritwell

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:35
A new village hall and eleven new homes have been approved for the former site of the George and Dragon pub in Fritwell.

Steam train factory decision delayed

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:26
Plans to replace a dilapidated steam engine works on Banbury's Canalside are being held at a red light.

Four killed in head-on car crash

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:23
Two men and two women are killed and a toddler injured in a head-on car crash in Oxfordshire.
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Arson was mistaken identity - victim

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:38
A woman who jumped to safety after her Oxfordshire flat was targeted by an arsonist says she hopes the attack was a case of mistaken identity.
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Promoted Oxford release five players

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 08:58
Oxford United release five players, including central defender Johnny Mullins, following promotion to League One.
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Woman hurdles fire started by arsonist

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 13:47
A woman who awoke to find an arsonist had entered her flat and started a fire outside her bedroom door describes how she leapt to safety.
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Flood scheme 'threatens boat dwellers'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 13:02
Members of a boating community in Oxford fear they could lose their homes if a proposed measure to reduce flooding goes ahead.
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Back garden WW1 shell destroyed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 10:37
A controlled explosion is carried out on a World War One artillery shell discovered in a back garden in Oxford.
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Homes evacuated after WW2 bomb found

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 17:04
Homes in a part of Oxford are evacuated after a World War Two bomb is unearthed in a garden.
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CCTV footage released in stab probe

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 20:34
CCTV footage of a man who might have "vital information" about the stabbing of an 18-year-old is released.
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New housing for adults with learning difficulties

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 19:04
Councillors have given the green light to much-needed housing for adults with learning difficulties.

Adults with brain injuries get new homes

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 19:03
The construction of housing for adults with brain injuries is poised to begin in Banbury.

Football League proposals 'concerning'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:20
The National League is "very concerned" about the Football League's proposed shake-up, says chairman Brian Barwick.
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Crowdfunding bid for John Piper gallery

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 15:22
A crowdfunding project to create a permanent John Piper gallery in his former home of Henley-on-Thames has been launched.
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Have fun and keep cool at Banbury's outdoor pool

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:49
The May bank holiday will signify the first signs of summer as Banbury's outdoor pool opens its doors to the public for the first time this year.

Repairs at 'impossible' turn junction

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:16
Repair work is to be carried out at a new £6.7m junction in Oxford that has already been damaged by vehicles.
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