Oxfordshire

Didcot Power Station: Body of missing man found

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 08:28
The body of one of two men thought to have died following the collapse of the boiler house at Didcot A Power Station has been located, police say.
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Oxford hospital pipeline plan given go-ahead

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 07:37
Plans to link two Oxford hospitals by a pipeline are approved.
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M40 in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire sound reduction work begins

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 09/08/2016 - 07:35
A major resurfacing project to reduce sound pollution on large stretches of the M40 begins.
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Bloxham Neighbourhood Plan set for referendum

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 13:52
Bloxham parishioners will get to vote on plans for the future development of their village following a decision by the district council.

Myth busting week targets recycling's 'unusual suspects'

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 12:16
The 'unusual suspects' of recycling will be under the spotlight as the council launches an information drive to mark Recycling Week 2016, which begins on 12 September.

Southern Health boss Katrina Percy had new job 'created for her'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:46
The chief executive who resigned as the head of a troubled mental health trust had a new job created for her worth £240,000 a year, the BBC learns.
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Ageing population will 'completely change nature of society'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:00
A report from Oxfordshire's director of public health warns of a huge rise in the number of people aged over 85, meaning the county has to find new ways to provide services.
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High standards borne out in report

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:37
A host of achievements in local government has come to light in a new report which shows that Cherwell District Council has started the new financial year on a high.

Funding agreed to help the homeless

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:16
A partnership approach to maintaining services for single homeless people in Oxfordshire has been backed by Cherwell District Council who will contribute £62,700 a year towards the proposals.

Southern Health: Katrina Percy's role 'created for her'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 09/07/2016 - 01:18
Southern Health chairman Tim Smart confirms Katrina Percy's new job did not exist before she stood down.
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Banbury office block housing development 'a win-win'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 16:39
An office block that lay empty for 10 years before being turned into 39 affordable flats for council tenants is ready to be occupied.
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Boost for bats, birds and butterflies

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 16:38
There is good news for the district's bats, swifts and butterflies which will continue to be protected and enhanced under the council's most recent biodiversity action plan.

Cleaner air for district welfare

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 16:35
Plans to protect air quality in the district are moving forward following a decision from the council's Executive, yesterday (Monday).

West Kidlington Primary School evacuated over unstable roof

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 15:22
A school is evacuated due to structural issues with its roof.
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St Giles' Fair: Nearly 400 years of fun

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 13:24
The key event on Oxford's events calendar is nearly 400 years old, starting in 1625 as a humble parish festival to celebrate the feast of the patron saint St Giles.
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Swing into action with new dance classes

Cherwell Council News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:35
Residents can take their first steps towards improving their dance skills with new classes being launched in Banbury this autumn.

Man 'obsessed' with Emily Maitlis jailed for restraining order breach

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:13
A man is jailed for three years breaching restraining orders not to contact BBC presenter Emily Maitlis and her family.
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RideLondon: Second cyclist dies weeks after event

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:08
A man has died weeks after suffering a head injury during the RideLondon cycling event, it emerges.
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Harwell centre to discover new materials opens

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 14:41
A new centre for the study of nanoscale materials at Harwell, near Didcot, hopes to help scientists create undiscovered materials.
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Oxford City chairman says High Court tax bill hearing called off

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 10:39
Oxford City chairman Brian Cox tells BBC Radio Oxford a High Court-winding-up hearing has been called off.
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