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A REVISED plan for more than 70 homes in Stanford in the Vale, originally thrown out last year, is due to decided tonight. David Wilson Homes applied to build 76 homes on a site off the A417 last year, but the district council’s planning committee threw the plans out on the grounds the estate would be cut off from the rest of the village by the busy road and would detract from the rural character of the village.
COUNCILLORS thought again on plans to convert a children’s play area into allotments after a campaign by residents.
A TEENAGER who won a national vote was crowned Miss Witney on Monday.
TWO men were taken to hospital after their black Honda Civic ended up in a field on its roof along the B4021.
OXFORD: A teenager has appeared in court charged with raping a man at Oxford train station.
OXFORD: Residents will get the chance to discuss a Littlemore development blueprint next Wednesday when the Littlemore Forum takes place at the Community Centre in Giles Road at 7pm.
AN inquiry began yesterday to decide whether a district council was wrong to refuse 160 homes in Abingdon.
THOUSANDS of motorcyclists are preparing to show their support for the nation’s troops in Oxfordshire’s first Ride of Respect.
WORK to build a new £7.2m pool complex in Blackbird Leys will begin in six weeks.
OXFORD: A 25-year-old man is due in court after a Peugeot garage in Iffley Road, Oxford, was damaged by a van Christopher O’Leary, of no fixed address, has been charged with criminal damage to property with a value over £5,000, being in charge of a motor vehicle above the alcohol level limit, and use of a motor vehicle without third party insurance.
OXFORD: Firefighters were called to a blaze involving a lampost in Blackbird Leys.
OXFORD: An arsonist is thought to be responsible for a car fire in Littlemore yesterday.
OXFORD: The use of CCTV equipment in taxis has been ruled out after a key vote at Oxford Town Hall.
WANTAGE: Developer Bovis Homes has been asked to stop cutting down trees at Stockham Farm on Denchworth Road, where it will build 200 homes.
OXON: Two men have appeared at Oxford Crown Court charged with manslaughter following the death of a man who fell through a roof at a farm.
A FORMER council leader has questioned whether fears over political correctness allowed girls to be abused by a gang for eight years.
A SPELL will be cast over visitors to Oxford’s Bodleian Library for an exhibition focusing on magical books.
ANDREW Parsons broke down in tears in court as he was taken through the recording of his wife’s death in painstaking detail yesterday at Oxford Crown Court.
A BREWERY is mixing up a new Oxfordshire beer to battle the controversial Castle Mill buildings.
A NEW chief executive and artistic director has been appointed to run East Oxford’s Pegasus Theatre.