Oxfordshire

Recycling officer is wheelie proud to help make a difference

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:57
An award-winning recycling officer has so far raised £800 for charity after climbing Mount Snowdon with a wheelie bin strapped to his back.

No smoke with our firefighters at Franklins House

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:54
Crews from Bicester Fire Station and an officer from Cherwell District Council simulated a fire at Franklins House in a dramatic training exercise.

Shared services raise safety standards

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:27
Joint working between two councils is enabling a more robust approach to protecting people who live, work and play in Cherwell and South Northamptonshire.

Escaped llamas home after being herded by villagers

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 16:09
Three llamas that escaped from a farm are returned home four days later after being herded by villagers.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Large chemical spill at Oxford BMW Mini plant

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:23
There has been a large acid leak at the BMW Mini plant in Oxford.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Bears and bikes lead Bicester play

Cherwell Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:48
Children are invited to take part in fun and games as Bicester Play and Activity Day returns to town on 3 August.

Oxfordshire's Big Picture

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:55
If you have a great image of Oxfordshire, we would love to showcase it. Send it to us with details and where the picture was taken to oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk, or post it on Twitter @bbcoxford or BBC Oxford on Facebook.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Five things

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:02
A collection of bits and pieces from the last week.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Clare Mackintosh wins Crime Novel of the Year award

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 08:42
A former police officer's debut novel wins the main prize at one of the UK's top crime-writing festivals, where Scottish author Val McDermid is also honoured.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Rollright Stones collision: Fire crews rescue three trapped people

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:04
Firefighters are able to locate three people trapped in a car following a crash after the victims realised they were near a famous landmark.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Police helicopter snaps Oxford at night

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 14:28
Shots of Oxford after dark are captured by a National Police Air Service helicopter helping with a Thames Valley Police operation.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Llamas 'peering into windows' after Oxfordshire farm escape

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:56
Patches, Star and Tri are just checking their reflections, their owner says.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Oxford United chairman Darryl Eales still keen on fourth Kassam Stadium stand

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:45
Oxford United chairman Darryl Eales is confident a temporary fourth stand will soon be in place at the Kassam Stadium.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire children's centres U-turn may be 'too late'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:53
It could be too late to reverse plans to close the majority of Oxfordshire's children's centres, a judicial review hears.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Boy, 3, with external organs outside his abdomen has successful operation

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:52
The father of a three-year-old boy born with organs outside his abdomen says he "cannot express the joy" following a successful operation in Oxford.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Surgery success for boy, 3, with organs outside his abdomen

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:20
The father of a three-year-old born with organs outside his abdomen says he "cannot express the joy" following a successful operation in Oxford.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Push for pristine street scenes

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 15:55
Banbury gets extra spick and span in the last week of this month as Cherwell District Council's green team blitzes the town centre.

Free to a good home: One four-metre long utahraptor model

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:45
Is a four-metre long carnivorous dinosaur model just what your school, community centre or library is lacking?
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

Action-packed summer holidays in prospect

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:36
Youngsters are being invited to spice up their summer with free activity sessions taking place throughout Cherwell district.

Royal portrait marks special birthday

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:52
A new portrait of the Queen has been presented to the council to mark our monarch's 90th birthday.

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