Oxfordshire

Date set for Didcot collapse section demolition

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 14:32
The final section of the collapsed Didcot Power Station will be demolished in the early hours of Sunday.
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Oxfordshire's Big Picture

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 14:25
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.
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Large crowds flock to 'last' Art in Action festival

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 10:01
Large crowds have gathered for the 40th, and potentially last, Art in Action Festival at Waterperry Gardens.
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Solving the Kidlington tourist mystery

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:19
It is a mystery why tourists are visiting a nondescript street in Kidlington, so the BBC has come up with a plan.
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Callum O'Dowda: Bristol City sign Oxford United and Republic of Ireland winger

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 18:00
Bristol City sign Oxford United winger Callum O'Dowda for a seven-figure fee on a three-year deal.
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Experience sought for unique housing organisation

Cherwell Council News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 16:55
People with experience in business and finance are being invited to volunteer and play an important role as board members of an innovative new housing organisation.

Oxford murder investigation: Suspect released on bail

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:36
A man from Oxford arrested on suspicion of murder is released on bail.
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Theresa May?

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:12
Theresa May tasted leadership defeat at school says the "Liberal Democrat prime minister" who beat "Terri" to the role.
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Oxford housing co-op appeals for help to buy first home

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:52
A group of tenants is appealing for public help to buy their first home.
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Police officer who stopped man setting himself alight honoured

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:44
A police officer who tackled a grief-stricken man as he was about to set himself on fire receives an award for bravery.
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Oxford buildings shortlisted for prestigious RIBA award

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 08:11
The Blavatnik School of Government and the Weston Library are on the six-strong shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize.
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Van Gogh lookalike contest: Oxford man contender for title

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 07:49
A man from Oxford is in the running to win an international competition as a Vincent Van Gogh lookalike.
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Damien Hirst gallery and underground house among Riba Stirling Prize nominees

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 00:13
Damien Hirst's new gallery, a partly-underground house, three educational buildings and a London estate redevelopment have been nominated for the UK's top architecture award.
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Congregation honours the past while building for the future

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 12:13
A Banbury congregation celebrated the final phase of building on its new church by adding to a time capsule discovered earlier this year.

Totally rubbish repeat tippers hunted

Cherwell Council News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:02
The perpetrators of illegal waste dumping are being hunted as officials keep a beady eye on two flytips.

David Cameron's rise from Witney MP to UK prime minister

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 09:44
Looking back on David Cameron's time in office, including his early days as an Oxfordshire MP.
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Oxford tower block residents face £50k repair bill wait

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:30
More than 50 Oxford tower block leaseholders face an anxious wait to see if they are liable for £50,000 renovation bills.
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Thames Valley Police officer convicted of data breach

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 21:18
A Thames Valley police officer who emailed secret information on court case witnesses and gangland shootings to his father is sacked.
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Ex-soldier jailed for trying to buy guns 'to fight for IS'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 18:59
A former British soldier who tried to join the so-called Islamic State is jailed for attempting to buy machine guns and pistols.
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Gate climber impaled through buttocks in Oxford

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:57
A man had an "extremely lucky" escape after impaling his buttocks on railings behind a pub leading onto a meadow.
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