Oxfordshire

'Wicked' vicar groped girl while wife was pregnant

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 22:17
A retired vicar is described as 'wicked' after admitting groping a 14 year old girl 45 years ago.
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Four killed in eight-vehicle pile-up on A34 in Berkshire

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 20:53
A man is arrested after four people die and 12 others are injured in an eight-vehicle crash on the A34 in Berkshire.
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Out of town retail park remains out of luck

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:08
Plans for Bicester's out of town retail park have been dismissed at appeal after a Government planning inspector agreed it would cause significant traffic congestion and have an adverse effect on future development.

Gun brandished in Oxford metal pole attack

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 16:30
A man is attacked with a metal pole and a gun is reportedly brandished during a street fight in Oxford.
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Oxford Pride organiser 'apprehensive' over flag review

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 15:16
The chair of Oxford's annual Pride event says a decision by Abingdon council to review its policy over flying the rainbow flag is positive, but only a start.
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Leader of mephedrone gang goes on run

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 13:44
The leader of a gang that sold mephedrone is being hunted by police.
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Swan pedalo's 125-mile trip down the Thames for charity

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 08:30
Three scout leaders are aiming to travel 125 miles (200km) down the Thames in a swan pedalo to raise money for charity.
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Wild New Caledonian crows possess tool-craft talent

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 00:43
Scientists confirm that wild crows from New Caledonia in the South Pacific can craft tools.
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Extra places lead to happy faces

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 20:15
More than 900 bookings were taken during the first two weeks of Cherwell District Council's holiday hubs leading to an increase in places being made available.

Memorial to WW1 hero 100 years after 'incredible bravery'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:22
A memorial to the only man to receive two Victoria Cross medals during World War One is unveiled in Oxford 100 years after his Battle of the Somme bravery.
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Oxford magic trick study proof that believing is seeing

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 15:58
An Oxford University study using a series of magic tricks has shown nearly a third of people persuaded themselves they have seen object that never existed.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Katherine Grainger and Victoria Thornley make final

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 14:48
Britain's Katherine Grainger reaches her fifth Olympic final as she and Victoria Thornley qualify in the double sculls.
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Remembering World War One hero Noel Chavasse

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 12:14
Army medic from Oxford was awarded two Victoria Cross medals for bravery.
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Sex abuse reports in Thames Valley more than double in five years

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 07:11
The number of sex abuse reports to police have more than doubled in the last five years in the Thames Valley due to the "Jimmy Savile effect".
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Man admits raping two-year-old girl

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:38
A man admits raping a two-year-old girl and dozens of other sexual offences.
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Birmingham City v Oxford United

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:22
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup first-round tie between Birmingham City and Oxford United.
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Partners pocket handy homeless guide

Cherwell Council News Feed - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:39
A Homeless Pocket Guide that lists the help, support and services available to rough sleepers has had more than 250 copies distributed since it was first printed two months ago.

Waits for child mental health care are 'real problem'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 07:35
Some children and young people referred for mental health assessments in Oxfordshire are 'waiting over six months', according to the county's clinical commissioning group
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Stuck boy, 10, rescued from seaside mud

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/07/2016 - 12:36
A 10-year-old boy is rescued after becoming stuck in deep mud while trying to reach the sea at low tide.
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Oxford United 1-1 Chesterfield

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 08/06/2016 - 17:54
Ched Evans scores on his return to professional football by netting the equaliser for Chesterfield at Oxford United.
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