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Monday Apr 14 | Henley Standard

Granny flats get a tax break

FROM this month, families who build "granny flats" for elderly relatives or who house grown-up children in converted garages are to be given a lucrative tax break.Households with an annexe inhabited by a family member will get a 50 per cent discount off their current council tax bill.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Home Gardening

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Henley Standard

Honour for founder of Dogwatch

THE founder of a rural crime reporting network for South Oxfordshire has been honoured.

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Witney Gazette

Roger's beautifully atmospheric picture of Westwell

Retirement hobbies often include golfing, bowls, or holidays, but when chartered surveyor Roger Sweet gave up work 10 years ago, he set about a different task as Katriona Ormiston discovered After a decade of journeying, the dad-of-three has now visited every village and small settlement in the county - all 310 of them.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

Ex-teacher denied chance to clear name over sex offences

A DISGRACED schoolteacher who was convicted of a string of sex offences against young boys has been denied the chance to clear his name by top judges.

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Oxford Times

Operations at orthopaedic centre put off as machine breaks down

FOUR operations at Oxford's Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre had to be postponed after sterilisation equipment used to clean surgical instruments broke down.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Oxford Times

Celebrating Oxford's inspirational women

The first Inspiring Women Award has attracted a host of submissions, highlighting ordinary yet inspirational women of all ages and backgrounds.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Oxford Times

Vale of White Horse plans for new homes 'will ruin villages'

VILLAGERS have warned their communities will be changed beyond recognition by the new list of thousands of homes planned across the Vale of White Horse .

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Oxford Times

Teenager is the fundraiser of year at SeeSaw

Josh, 14, pictured, from Grove, was awarded the prize by Oxford bereavement support charity SeeSaw after he helped raise A 5,000 for them with a sponsored cycle ride last year.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Get Reading

Council asked to continue pressure for solution to Sonning Bridge

Reading Borough Council will be able to offer reception-aged children places at the new school on Wednesday, April 16, in time for the school's opening in September The 21-year-old, handed his first Madejski Stadium start, was a shock inclusion alongside Danny Williams in the middle of the park.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, Hampshire County, England, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Oxford Times

Council leaders clash over Oxfordshire's housing need issues

But Oxford City Council , which was allocated 28,000 of the figure estimated in the Strategic Housing Market Assessment report released last month, said it cannot meet its target on its own.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Oxford Times

All-change with South Oxfordshire council tax bill payment plans

The district council is switching bank accounts on Tuesday, April 1, and is calling on those who pay council tax bills or business rates to change the payment details.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

Rural county idylls in best 50 areas to live

All four rural districts in the county have been named in the top 50 most desirable country areas to live in Britain.

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