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  1. Garage boss spared jail for being four times drink-drive limitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | This is Wiltshire

    A GARAGE owner more than four times over the legal drink-drive limit in Thamesdown Drive has been banned for three years, but was spared prison. Gavin McCracken, 46, of Dowland Close, Redhouse, gave a lowest reading of 148 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, The legal limit is 35mcg.


  2. Concrete for new Westgate development ruined by Oxford roadworksRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | This is Oxfordshire

    TONNES of concrete are arriving at the Westgate shopping centre ruined due to roadworks in Oxford, according to a contractor. Hanson, who deliver concrete to the redevelopment, has applied to divert its trucks to avoid the work on the Cutteslowe and Wolvercote roundabouts.


  3. Creating natural health service with our townsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Oxford Times

    The Lye Valley, between The Slade and Southfield Golf Course, is one of the few places in southern England where you can see the Grass-of-Parnassus, a white star of a flower that is a relic of prehistoric times The piping call of a kingfisher rings out across the River Cherwell, and I glimpse a flash of azure blue as the little bird streaks across the river to its roost in a willow on the other bank. This is an amazing sight, and it could become familiar to residents of the new development planned as part of Bicester's eco-town.


  4. Politics: Kicking up a stink for a solution to sewage floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Oxford Mail

    Neighbours in Ferry and Edgeway Roads told us it had been present for years, with raw sewage regularly overflowing onto roads and threatening people's homes. Whether by design or neglect they had no system for tracking or recording complaints.


  5. HOCKEY: Battling Bicester give Sonning a fright in VaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bicester Advertiser

    Bicester gave hosts Sonning a big scare before going down to a 3-2 defeat in the EHA Vase on Sunday. Despite having only 11 players available against opponents from a division above in the South League, Bicester made the early running.


  6. Chancellor announces new enterprise zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TaxAssist Accountants

    Chancellor, George Osborne has announced plans to create a new wave of enterprise zones as part of yesterday's Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review. During his speech to the House of Commons , Mr Osborne announced the new enterprise zones would include 15 in "smaller towns and rural areas" as well as an expansion of eight existing enterprise zones.


  7. Fire juggling dropped from Christmas lights switch-on for first time in 26 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire

    Robert Stredder's fire juggling act has been dropped from the Old Town Christmas lights for the first time since 1988 COLD water has been poured on the fiery antics of one of Old Town 's hottest properties over the Christmas period after 26 years of entertainment. Robert Stredder, who is in his 70s, has been dazzling the crowds at the Old Town Christmas lights switch-on since 1988 with his fire juggling down Wood Street.


  8. Witney mayor attacks move to increase area's 10,500 new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    PLANS to build thousands more homes in West Oxfordshire than the number agreed in the Local Plan would mean Witney "grinds to a halt," it is claimed. As the examination of the plan began on Monday West Oxfordshire District Council and Oxford City Council agreed they would accept it being modified in the near future to allow more homes.


  9. Reading's river views could be studied, say Historic EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Deputy leader of Reading Borough Council raised the importance of the borough's river views to a representative from Historic England He raised the subject following a presentation by Martin Small from Historic England on how his organisation works with local authorities. He mentioned working with Oxford City Council alluding to the importance of the views from outside the city of the "dreaming spires".


  10. Minster Lovell hit double figures with romp in ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

    Dean Blake of Chipping Norton Town Swifts and KEA's Dean Smith pull at each other's shirts in a race for the ball in the John Fathers Shield CRAIG Sallis and Edd Dunne hit hat-tricks as Minster Lovell romped to a 10-0 win at AFC Banbury in the John Fathers Oxfordshire Junior Shield. Lee Moseley led the way with a double, along with efforts from Tom Radburn, Joey Aust, Lewis Hathaway and Michael Pratley, plus an own goal.


  11. Glass Animals and Gilligan Moss at Revolution LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Outloud

    Straddling the worlds of pop and groove with an ambient, downbeat sound, Glass Animals haven't been slow to reach global fame. The four-piece from Oxford, England have captured the hearts of club goers and bedroom chillers alike, drawing them in with a combination of heavy beats and dreamy instrumentals on their debut album, Zaba .


  12. Loneliness Campaign: Let's join forces to make it a right festive knees-upRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    GOOD food, good cheer and good company will be in ample supply for many people in Oxfordshire this Christmas - but not all. Each year, hundreds of residents in Oxfordshire set up free Christmas lunches for lonely older people in their communities, who might otherwise have nowhere to go.


  13. Five Berkshire men received police bravery medals for saving a woman's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Get Reading

    David Bailey, Keith Chapman, Mark Cossey, Daniel Howland and Rory Patten all received silver medals at the National Police Bravery Awards Five friends on a night out in Reading last year witnessed a man repeatedly stabbing a woman and rushed to her aid. For their bravery they were nominated by Thames Valley Police for the National Police Bravery Awards and received silver medals.


  14. Man charged with five counts of shoplifting at Boots and Lloyds Chemist in BicesterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Gary Clarke, 32, of no fixed abode, was arrested on November 20 and charged on the same day, Thames Valley Police said.


  15. Families take children's centre closure fears to the streets FAMILIES ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

    FAMILIES fighting to save a children's centre in Chipping Norton joined forces to march across the town in a recent protest. Parents and children met outside the threatened Ace Children's Centre to rally support against news it faced the axe.


  16. Napier Road "biscuit tunnel" provides pedestrian and cycle linkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The Bagnall Fireless Huntley & Palmers No 1 engine - the little biscuit train which shuttled through the tunnel under the railway line to a siding at Reading Station carrying biscuits The tunnel which used to give access to two little trains loaded with biscuits from Huntley & Palmers to Reading Station will be opened next week. The underpass under the railway line at Napier Road is expected to be opened on Monday, November 30, when it will provide a new pedestrian and cycle route from Newtown .


  17. New Enterprise Zone created for Southern OxfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    New jobs will be created for southern Oxfordshire after Chancellor George Osborne announced their would be a new Enterprise Zone near Didcot. An Enterprise Zone is an area that encourages businesses to set up and expand, partly thanks to financial incentives and relaxed planning regulations.


  18. Kilcooley camp aim at Long WalkRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Charlie Longsdon will aim Kilcooley at the Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot next month after deciding against running him in Saturday's Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury. Acting on advice given to him by jockey Richard Johnson, the Chipping Norton handler will prepare the progressive six-year-old for the Grade One contest on December 19. The son of Stowaway added a second Grade Two to his name on his seasonal bow at Wetherby last month, when grounding his rivals into submission under Johnson in the West Yorkshire Hurdle.


  19. Parents of schoolgirl Jenny Fry are campaigning to have WiFi...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

    THE parents of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who hanged herself in woods near her home in June this year say her school could have done more to listen to her cries for help. Jenny Fry, a pupil at Chipping Norton School, was found by her mother, Debra Fry, hanging from a tree at Brooke Woods at 4.20pm on June 11. The inquest at Oxfordshire Coroners' Court on November 19 heard how Jenny, who was described as intelligent, non-judgemental and organised, had not been seen since leaving home to go to school on the morning of Thursday, June 11, although she did not get on her bus to school.


  20. 11 things to do in Reading and beyond this weekend including Christmas, ghosts and owlsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Get Reading

    What can you see under the microscope? After your visit to the exhibition, see some wildlife close-up with the help of local Wildlife Trust experts. Drop-in free activity suitable for all ages.