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CHRISTMAS light displays are lighting up Oxford as residents raise cash and collect items for charity.
OXFORD’S first ever three-day celebration of Christmas festival kicks off tomorrow with the traditional lantern parade through the city.
BUSES in Oxford now comply with the criteria set by the city’s Low Emission Zone. In January, the city’s LEZ comes into effect and requires buses to comply with European standards for levels of nitrogen. Accordingly, the Oxford Bus Company has upgraded its fleet to electric hybrid buses cutting fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 39 per cent. The city council is committed to a low emissions strategy, aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 5,000 tonnes.
THE stories of college students who fought in the Second World War will come to life when a city college opens its archives.
A NEW look for a South Oxford church is being revealed at the weekend after a £500,000 refurbishment.
A talk will take place tonight into the impact cuts are having on Oxfordshire’s rural community. It has been organised by Oxfordshire Rural Community Council.
Copper piping has been stolen from the grounds of a house in Madley Park in Witney.
Police officers arrested a 28-year-old man after an assault on board a bus parked outside the Randolph Hotel.
A CHAUFFEUR has branded those responsible for stealing a laptop containing his family’s history “scum of the earth”.
A HEADTEACHER has issued a warning about the widespread concern surrounding the reliability of exam marking.
Witney MP and Prime Minister David Cameron faced questions in Parliament yesterday about his support for children’s centres in Oxfordshire.
DATA that ranked Oxfordshire’s major hospitals trust as the worst in England for cancelling routine operations could have been counted twice, it has been claimed.
There was hope for detained Phil Ball yesterday as more of the Arctic 30 were released on bail.
REPLACEMENT parking for the Westgate redevelopment has been branded “totally unsatisfactory” as the number of spaces in Oxford city centre could be almost halved. The Westgate Alliance is planning to spend £400m redeveloping the city’s shopping centre.
A public meeting will take place at 7pm today at The Oxford Hotel on the city council’s plans for the Northern Gateway.
UNDERCOVER police officers were told about an “opportunity” to steal plasma screen TVs during a scrap yard sting operation, a jury has heard.
Thieves smashed a taxi window with a rock before stealing cash.
THE fire service has warned about the dangers of faulty electric blankets after almost a quarter failed safety tests.
A generator was stolen from a warehouse in Fox Lane, Boars Hill between 9pm on Saturday and 12pm on Sunday and a hedge trimmer was stolen from a barn in Fyfield between Tuesday and Friday last week.
STUDENTS across the county have been learning about ways to spot bullying as part of Anti-Bullying Week.