Oxfordshire children's centres saved from closure
Oxfordshire County Council has backtracked on proposals to close some of its children's centres, following widespread campaigns to keep the centres open.
People convicted of offences recently at magistrates courts in Oxfordshire:
Matthew Graham, 36, of Luther Street, Oxford admitted shoplifting meat worth A 19.92 from Sainsbury's in Westgate , Oxford on October 1. Fined A 50, a A 20 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Project praised by PM faces uncertain future
Buy this photo Members of the My Life My Choice charity gathered at their offices at The Jam Factory in Oxford.
President Mandela at Oxford Town Hall in 1997
Following the former South African president's death on Thursday, people from across the county paid their respects to the 95-year-old.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Jodie overcomes dyslexia to become a literacy hero
Jodie Evans was given the award by the National Literacy Trust along with Harry Potter author JK Rowling and actor Henry Winkler, best known for playing The Fonz in sitcom Happy Days.
Cuts: Children's centres to be saved despite A 3m cut to budget + Audio
CHILDREN'S centres in Oxfordshire will stay open but will face a A 3m cut in their budget, county council leader Ian Hudspeth has revealed.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Two good reasons why OX5 keeps on running
BRAVE: Tabitha Durkin with her five-year-old son Zac, left, and Suzanne White, with Finlay, nine, will be running next year's OX5 Since September he has been going through rounds of chemotherapy on Kamran's Ward at Oxford Children's Hospital, part of the West Wing at the John Radcliffe in Headington.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Motorcyclist critically injured on A40
A 24-year-old motorcyclist is critically ill in hospital after a crash with a van on the A40 between Witney and Oxford.
Houses proposed to replace former dairy
An application has been submitted to West Oxfordshire District Council to demolish the existing buildings and erect 14 houses at the old dairy site in Oxford Hill.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Northern Echo
Prime Minister accused of Southern bias over China trade visit
DOWNING Street has been accused of delivering an astonishing snub to the region's business leaders, after they were denied seats on the landmark trade trip to China.
David Cameron talks to resident Phyllis Broome at the opening of South Leigh Village Hall
The project has seen South Leigh village hall fully renovated and a new extension built to house a kitchen and toilets.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Great Christmas lights switch-on leaves county all aglow
Thousands of people welcomed Christmas into the county at a dazzling array of festive parties at the weekend.
International Business Times
Cameron 'Favouring Cronies' on China Trade Trip
What he did not foresee were allegations of cronyism after it emerged that a number of the 120-strong delegation he flew out to Beijing included his stepfather-in-law Viscount Astor, a neighbour, a former aide and a Tory party donor.
The Scales of Justice
Glenn Geldard , 59, of Burford Road, Brize Norton, admitted driving whilst disqualified on two occasions, two counts of driving on a public road without insurance, making a false claim to obtain insurance, furnishing false particulars as to the keeper of a vehicle and using a driving licence with intent to deceive.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
SENIOR councillors have raised concerns about plans to move Witney's Post Office.
West Oxfordshire District Council claims it has not received any details from the Post Office of how it plans to operate a branch from the town's WH Smith store.
South China Morning Post
I'm backing China, says David Cameron as he arrives in Beijing
British prime minister, David Cameron, calls for new trade agreement as he flies into Beijing hoping to appease leaders angry at Dalai Lama meeting last year Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, shows the way for British Prime Minister David Cameron during an official welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing December 2, 2013.
PM and cronies off to charm China: Party of 131 includes his...
PM and cronies off to charm China: Party of 131 includes his father-in-law, a neighbour, an ex-soccer star - and the man who gave the world Big Brother David Cameron risked accusations of cronyism after flying to Beijing yesterday at the head of a trade mission featuring his father-in-law, a neighbour and a major Tory donor as well as a string of ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Grant gives scouts something to shout about
Buy this photo Group Scout leader Andrew Stokes, back, with, middle, from left, Sam Dee, Joseph Brailsford, Adam Barker and Jacob Bonner; front, from left, Riley Stokes, Oli Dee, Freddie Miller and Hazel Bicker SCOUTS in Witney said they were "very pleased" to receive a A 2,500 grant this week, but admitted their fundraising attempts have been ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
PM faces a new challenger
Father-of-two Duncan Enright, 49, will be Labour's parliamentary candidate for the Witney constituency at the 2015 poll.
a Drug dealer has been spared jail after a judge was told he is about to go into the Army.
Joshua Taylor, of Minster Road, Brize Norton, near Carterton, admitted possessing cannabis, a Class B drug, with intent to supply, and possessing cocaine.