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15 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Keith Claridge with his long-service award

The European Cup was in its infancy and had only ever been won by Real Madrid, the world transfer record was A 93,000 and English football was dominated by the likes of Burnley, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday.

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16 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Connor Tremble murder: I'm better off behind bars, killer told psychiatrist

The 21-year-old, who grew up in Shipton-under-Wychwood, spoke of self-harming more than 200 times by punching walls, burning his arms with cigarettes and smashing his head into mirrors.

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16 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Connor Tremble murder: I'm better off behind bars, killer told psychiatrist

MURDERER Will Blencowe told a psychiatrist in prison he was better off behind bars, the jury was told during the trial.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Oxford Mail

Mother and daughter open a female-only fitness studio

SUPPLYING DEMAND: From left, Nicole Smith and Sharon Buckingham, of Body Evo, with Stephanie Henwood, of Witney Business and Innovation Centre Buy this photo Sharon Buckingham, 40 and 21-year-old Nicole Smith, both from Witney, run Body Evo in the town's Business and Innovation Centre.

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Witney Gazette

RAF reservists' Freedom march will be a 'first'

RAF reservists based at Brize Norton will march through Witney next month for the first time since they were awarded the Freedom of the County.

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Oxford Mail

Will Blencowe has been found guilty of murdering Connor Tremble in his Oxford house

This afternoon a jury in Oxford Crown Court returned a unanimous verdict after a 13-day trial and six hours of deliberating.

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Aurora Era-Banner

EE's 4G network now covers 75% of the UK

The operator has revealed that 300,000 people in 13 towns across the UK can now benefit from its superfast mobile network, including the Oxfordshire town of Witney, home of the constituency of the Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bicester Advertiser

300 sign petition over parking fees at Oxfordshire's community hospitals

Unions are circulating a petition over concerns that Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust could introduce parking charges at some of its sites.

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Witney Gazette

Community needs to rally round splash park scheme

A CAMPAIGN for a community splash park in Witney has hit a stumbling block after interest in the project dwindled.

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Oxford Times

Community needs to rally round splash park scheme

A CAMPAIGN for a community splash park in Witney has hit a stumbling block after interest in the project dwindled.

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Witney Gazette

GCSE results: Schools report mixed picture after rule change

Henry Box School pupils Isabella Marcucci, left, who got four A* and seven A grades and Ruth Waterfield, who achieved eight A*and four A grades Henry Box School headteacher with, back, left, Barney Martin and Ben Delnevo , front, left, Olivia Licorish and Sarah Chitson There were also more nerves than usual among headteachers, because of ... (more)

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Bicester Advertiser

GCSE results: Zoe fights ME to make grade

A GIRL who missed the last six months of school ahead of her exams, due to the chronic fatigue condition ME, did not let it stop her passing her GCSEs.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Oxford Mail

Owls visit Witney Farmer's Market

The monthly market, run by Thames Valley Farmers' Market Co-operative, offered customers the chance to see the owls up close and hold them.

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Small World News Service

Accountant spends A 25,000 on plastic surgery including 32H boob job...

An accountant has splashed out A 25,000 on her 'hobby' of plastic surgery in a bid to get her dream body - all before her 25th birthday.

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Oxford Times

Become a true Blue at Iffley restaurant

Oven proof: Assistant head chef Alex Turner preparing an artichoke, parma ham and goat's cheese pizza in the in-dining-room pizza oven Rosemarie and I still regard The Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley as the home of the al dente potato, although this culinary peculiarity was invented as long ago as 1995 in the chef's comical explanation for his ... (more)

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Oxford Mail

Bird keeper wins top award

James Berresford, chief executive of VisitEngland, presents Chris Green, a bird keeper at Cotswold Wildlife Park.

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Bicester Advertiser

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.

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Oxford Mail

Quick action' halted store fire from spreading

FIREFIGHTERS were yesterday thanked for their "quick and effective action" after a fire broke out at the Holland & Barrett shop in Oxford's Golden Cross arcade.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Oxford Mail

Golden girls are grand charity achievers

Mrs Crockett, 50, said: "My mum and her cousins used to get together and do things and we used to call them the Golden Girls, after the television show, to take the mick.

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Bicester Advertiser

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates' courts

Gavin Fidler, 40, of The Phelps, Kidlington, near Oxford, admitted speeding on the A34 at Wytham on July 27 at a speed in excess of the 50mph limit.

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