Witney Gazette /news/
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Oxfordshire charities are among those nominated for the National Diversity Awards 2013.
BARTHOLOMEW School is the first Oxfordshire secondary to be rated outstanding twice in a row.
A NINE-year-old boy from Witney was amazed to receive a response to a letter he sent to Buckingham Palace.
YOUNGSTERS from a French town twinned with Witney have visited to play games and learn with their English counterparts.
THIS five-year-old girl cycled 12 miles for charity.
A CRAFTY grandmother and her workmates knitted and sewed this enormous quilt to say “thank you”.
OXFORDSHIRE’S new non emergency medical number 111 service is performing better than average.
CARERS protested against proposed wage cuts outside County Hall yesterday. Social care workers employed by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust have been told their wages will be cut by up to £400 a month, campaigners said.
THE jury in the trial of two men accused of a fraud conspiracy is expected to start considering its verdict today.
Carers Oxfordshire are supporting National Carers’ Week with a string of events running until Saturday.
SIR Patrick Nairne, one of the country’s leading post-war civil servants and former Master of St Catherine’s College, Oxford, has died aged 91.
A TOWN centre museum that explores the history of Witney could close unless new volunteers are found.
A HOUSING association that was heavily criticised by its regulator has appointed four new board members.
HEALTH campaigners have called for more screening and education after a rise in sex infections.
THE number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Oxfordshire has fallen to its lowest level in six months.
A ROAD in West Hagbourne was closed for several hours today after a water main burst.
RESIDENTS of Davenport Road in Witney turned out in force to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation.
THEY may look like guinea pigs now, but these rodents can grow to the size of a small sheep.
MUSICIAN Richard Ashton’s career has hit a new high note after his business was nominated to compete against the cream of entrepreneurial talent across the country.
YOUNG musicians from West Oxfordshire will be vying to succeed Elizabeth Shelmerdine as the Young Musician of the Year at this year’s Concertante Society Young People’s Concert in Ascott-under-Wychwood.