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3 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Villagers unite in battle to keep the developers at bay

Buy this photo Andrew Elphick, front, and other Long Hanborough residents protesting about the planned development Picture: OX68776 Denis Kennedy VILLAGERS have teamed up to declare "hands off Hanborough" and fight housing plans which would increase the population of their West Oxfordshire community by 50 per cent.

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3 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Student hostel plan worry for residents

A BID to turn a health centre into student accommodation has sparked fears that Oxford colleges are taking over the suburbs of north Oxford.

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7 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Graffiti clean up costs may hit other services

A COUNCILLOR has warned the cost of cleaning graffiti that has blighted neighbourhoods could deprive cash-strapped services of funds.

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8 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Birthday girl to give up her hair as a gift for ill children

MANY young girls look forward to being treated on their birthday with presents, a nice meal out, or even a fancy new hairdo.

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12 hrs ago | Oxford Times

This teenage ballerina is dancing her way to top

A TEENAGER with childhood dreams of becoming a prima ballerina beat more than 250 other dancers to pirouette into a sparkling role in audiences' favourite The Nutcracker.

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15 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Welcome to the second last bookshop

A new branch of The Last Bookshop is set to reopen today in Jericho, just yards from the store's first site on Walton Street.

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17 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Fundraiser for Liberty

Oxfordshire West Food Bank used its first community cafe event yesterday to raise money for the Liberty Baker memorial fund.

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21 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Money to ease pressures on county's hospitals is cut by two thirds

NHS England gave A 10.2m to Oxfordshire's NHS authorities and Oxfordshire County Council to deal with the seasonal increase in health problems EXTRA cash to ease pressure on the county's NHS and social services over the coming winter is to be slashed by almost two-thirds.

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21 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Herald Series: Richie Claydon shoots for goal during Wantage Town's rout of Abingdon Town

WANTAGE Town Football Club has won the Football Association's highest community standard mark for a fifth year in a row.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Great War Centenary: Business (not) as usual

THE Railway Works was at the forefront of Swindon's war from first to last. Its hooter had long regulated the working lives of some 10,000 Swindonians and been a communal alarm clock for thousands more, but on Tuesday, August 4, 1914, at 7.40pm precisely, it sounded in a way that stopped people in their tracks.

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This is Wiltshire

Great War Centenary: Five years that changed a town

Soldiers drafted in to work on the Golden Lion bridge area in Swindon town centre.

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Witney Gazette

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates' courts

Andrew Simpson , 49, of Burford Road, Witney, admitted recording another person doing a private act with the intention of gaining sexual gratification from the image without consent in Kingsfield Crescent, Witney, between January 1 and November 13, 2012 and again on November 13, 2012.

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Oxford Mail

'Gutted: My businesses has been wrecked by arsonists'

John Woodwards, 67, lost up to A 5,000 worth of stock in the blaze, which destroyed four units at Faringdon Business Park in the early hours of Saturday.

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Oxford Mail

Music festival is a real family affair

THOUSANDS of people gathered on a meadow in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds to dance in the sun at the county's biggest free music festival.

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Oxford Mail

'Help us set up new brewery in Oxford'

A new brewery could be set up beneath Oxford's main post office if a scheme to sell shares to the public proves successful.

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Oxford Times

23 Pioneer Regiment: A proud and poignant final parade

MARCHING through Bicester town centre, immaculately dressed troops turned their heads to the right to salute town mayor Lynn Pratt, who stood on a podium alongside two officers with hands to their temples.

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Oxford Times

'Standstill' traffic for on the A34 as Kennington and Hinksey roundabout works begin

QUEUING traffic is stretching from Oxford as far south as Milton on the A34, as roadworks rumble on at the Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabouts.

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Oxford Mail

Former teacher faces pupil sex offence charges

AN ex-teacher has been charged with historic sexual abuse offences dating back to when he worked at two primary schools.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Hundreds head to Lydiard Park for fundraiser

HUNDREDS flooded Lydiard Park this weekend after Ashley Waldron's brother inspired him to hold an event and raise awareness of a mentoring project for disaffected youngsters.

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Witney Gazette

County fracking licences are up for grabs

COMPANIES in Oxfordshire will be able to apply for licences from today to explore shale gas in the county.

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