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A MASTERPLAN that will have a major impact on the future of the Jericho boatyard was approved by senior city councillors last night.
FUNDING for dementia research in Oxford could at least double after the Government announced a major funding boost.
CAMPAIGNERS presented councillors with their petition of more than 2,000 signatures against the proposed £100m West Way shopping development last night. Members of West Way Community Concern are fighting against the plans from developer Doric for the proposed revamp of Botley’s shopping centre.
Celebrity magician Paul Daniels appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court yesterday and dodged losing his licence for speeding. Paul, real name Newton Edward Daniels, appeared after he was clocked by police driving at 56mph in a 40mph zone on London Road in Earley, Reading.
A MOTION condemning Oxford City Council’s decision not to financially support a rail link between Oxford and Cambridge has been passed.
IT previously won a Queen’s award for volunteering. And now a charity in Oxford, which helps the homeless, is taking a royal approach to raise funds for its work.
THIS woman is wanted by police after children’s clothes were stolen from a store in Witney.
SIXTY years of marriage started with a snowball fight between two teenagers on Oxford’s Abingdon Road.
STARBUCKS looks set to finally open in Witney after years of uncertainty over whether the coffee chain will come to the town.
OXFORD-BASED international aid charity Oxfam has led the campaign which has seen £5m donated for survivors of the devastating tropical storm.
MIENEKE Cox’s first volume of The Story of Abingdon almost became history itself.
WANTAGE Civic Hall should be renamed The John Betjeman Centre, says a local arts promoter.
ABOUT 120 council homes in Oxford are to be made more energy efficient under a £500,000 scheme.
A TRAFFIC accident is causing delays on the Botley Road.
Legal expert Ruth Hawkins looks at the strain Christmas can put on fractured relationships
VILLAGERS have raised £8,000 to buy four life-saving defibrillators for residents to come to the aid of heart attack victims.
STANDARDS are improving for disabled passengers on the railway network, but Gwyn Pedler says now it's time for action to ensure it's not a letdown.
A father has spoken of his anguish after his son went missing in Canada.
THE plight of Nicci Saunders, who is being refused a bereavement award because she was not married to road accident victim Joe Wilkins, strikes right at the heart of what society views as a solid, unbreakable relationship.