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5 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

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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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

23 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

James Styring

Two weeks ago I explained the build-up to a daunting 80-mile ride around the Cotswolds.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Oxford Times

PM switches on community's fast broadband

DAVID Cameron has switched on a community broadband project that will give one West Oxfordshire parish one of the fastest internet speeds in the country.

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Oxford Mail

Connor Tremble trial: Witness describes driving Blencowe to guest house after alleged murder

A 19-YEAR-OLD has described driving Will Blencowe to Stratford-upon-Avon after he had fatally stabbed Connor Tremble.

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Oxford Times

The Oxford Times: Scales of Justice

Anthony McDonagh , 49, of Spencer Crescent in Oxford, convicted of failing to give information relating to the identification of a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence between November 29 and December 27. Fined A 600 and told to pay A 85 costs.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Oxford Mail

Liberty Baker's family talk about how the music has gone from their lives after her death

THE father of schoolgirl Liberty Baker has spoken of the silence in their home since their music-loving daughter was killed.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Banbury Guardian

Eight weeks in jail for offender

Jake Orwa, 21, of Harlech Close, Banbury, admitted failing to comply with police directions to leave High Street, Banbury, because he was likely to cause or contribute to alcohol related disorder.

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Oxford Mail

Images released after Forest Hill distraction burglary

FIT pictures of two men have been released after a distraction burglary at an old person's house in Oxford on Monday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Witney Gazette

A-Level results: schools admit there's room for improvement

Buy this photo Hugs all round at Witney's Wood Green School, above, as Molly Howlett, left, and Megan Prosser, right, congratulate Becky Brooks HEADTEACHERS across Oxfordshire have said they have more work to do as they confronted a mixed set of results yesterday.

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Witney Gazette

Delays on the A40 between Witney and Oxford after reports a swan is in the road

THERE are delays on the A40 between the Eynsham and the Wolvercote Roundabout after reports of a swan in the carriageway.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Witney Gazette

Classic cars lead charity funds drive in Downton-themed rally

Among those looking forward to the rally are, back, Kate Clinkarrd, with, front, Lili Cooper and Ashley Clinkard, pictured at the Swan Inn, in Swinbrook, where Lady Sybil and Branson planned their elopement in Downton Abbey Classic car enthusiasts and Downton Abbey fans are being invited to take part in the Downton Cotswold Rally to raise funds for ... (more)

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Witney Gazette

Discounted Moreton Show tickets go on sale

ADVANCE tickets at discount prices for next month's Moreton-in-Marsh Show are now on sale online and at outlets in Witney and Chipping Norton.

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Oxford Mail

Troubled housing association appoints new chief executive

Lorraine O'Brien will replace interim chief executive Owen Ingram, who has led Witney-based Cottsway Housing Association for the past 18 months, in October.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Oxford Mail

Street to close so resurface work can be carried out

A TOWN centre street in Witney is to be closed for a few days as part of A 220,000 resurfacement work.

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Oxford Times

Explosive start for Oxfordshire's car-making industry

OXFORD car manufacturer William Morris had just got started when the outbreak of war threatened to derail his fledgling car business.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Oxford Mail

a D-Day veteran who fought at Sword Beach has celebrated his 90th birthday.

Kenneth Searle, of Witney, entered his ninth decade on Sunday, August 3, surrounded by friends and family at the Bird in the Hand pub, Whiteoak Green.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Oxford Mail

F1 team's 'noisy' filters can stay

The team, based at Leafield Technical Centre in Langley, near Witney, had made a retrospective planning application to West Oxfordshire District Council .

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Oxford Mail

Woman rushed to hospital after collapsing in Witney

South Central Ambulance Service said it was called to Church Lane at about 10.40am to reports a woman had suffered a "medical emergency".

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Oxford Mail

Council delays policy on how it will gag elected members

COUNCILLORS have delayed a decision on introducing a new media policy that could gag elected representatives from speaking to the media.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Witney Gazette

Passengers call for U-turn on bus route diversion

VILLAGERS are urging Stagecoach to bring back the S2 to Minster Lovell, saying they are struggling to make hospital appointments in Oxford.

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