Witney, England Newswire (Page 7)

Witney, England Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Witney, England. (Page 7)

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  1. 'Pensioners should pay to keep community buses running'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | This is Oxfordshire

    Tony Clark, 83, said that a scheme encouraging pensioners with bus passes to pay a pound per trip would protect community bus services from any loss in funding elsewhere. West Oxfordshire Community Transport, which operates three services in and around Witney, is reimbursed each time a pensioner uses a pass - but Mr Clark maintains that more cash would help it stay afloat long into the future.

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  2. VIDEO: Men arrested and drugs and weapons seized in Witney raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    Today at around 7am officers executed three warrants under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act at properties in Witney and surrounding areas. Four men were arrested, a 22-year-old and a 26-year-old from Witney, and two 25-year-olds from Carterton.

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  3. Drama about self harm to tour county's schools after rise in hospital admissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Oxford Times

    A PLAY that aims to highlight the growing problem of self-harm among young people is beginning a tour of the county's secondary schools. Under My Skin seeks to challenge the taboos around the issue, which is responsible for hundreds of hospital admissions every year.

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  4. Winnie the Pooh announces date for next World Poohsticks ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    The 2018 competition will return to the little bridge over the Windrush at Witney's Langel Common on Sunday, June 3. Organisers have also revealed they are once again working with Witney Music Festival and hoping to announce musical acts soon. Registration for teams is hoped to open this month or next and more details are set to be revealed in the coming weeks.

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  5. Hail the ale! Raising a glass to science at Oxford's Tap SocialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Oxford Times

    Hidden within a small unit on a non-descript industrial estate on the western edge of our city is a giant 1,000 litre chemistry laboratory, of sorts - like the one you used at school, except these experiments are much more interesting. With a focus on the highest quality from start to finish, it's a long process for Tap Social, but one where the fruits of the labour go down exceptionally easily at the end of a hard day.

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  6. Snow Problem: Determined carers hitch lift on tractor to reach clients amid blizzardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | This is Oxfordshire

    CARERS refused to let treacherous road conditions stop them reaching elderly clients and even hitched a lift on a tractor to dodge the worst of the weather. Witney-based Kim Oakey discovered her car was stuck on her road on Friday morning after severe snow drifts hit West Oxfordshire.

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  7. A car that had come off of Eynsham Road, moving out of Oxford, near FarmoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    Cars had crashed on Eynsham Road near Farmoor, on the M40 in various locations and the A361 at Chipping Norton, to name a few. Multiple cars were spotted abandoned by the side of the road after drivers lost control and veered off the carriageway.

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  8. Driver caught TWICE with cocaine in his system just months after killing pensionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    A DRUG driver who killed a pensioner in a head-on collision while high on drugs took to the roads again just months later and was twice caught with cocaine in his blood. Stephen Horwood, of Greenhill, Blackbird Leys, Oxford wiped tears from his eyes yesterday as he was jailed for six years after causing the deadly smash shortly after 10am on September 7 last year.

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  9. Oxfordshire's own DJG spins for the stars at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | This is Oxfordshire

    Mr Smith, aka DJG, has been playing all of his finest records at the Oscars Gifting lounge in Los Angeles. The Bicester resident, whose mum is Oxford soup kitchen queen 'Ma Smith', was selected to play the 90th Academy Awards by Durkin Entertainment, which runs the Gifting Lounge.

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  10. SNOW: Travel latest as roads blocked and public transport cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Oxford Times

    THERE have been reports of road closures, long delays and cancelled bus and trains services this morning as the 'Beast from the East' and Storm Emma make their presence felt in Oxfordshire. There are also issues on the A338 with Thames Valley Police saying they have had reports of snow drifts between Frilford and Wantage.

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  11. Green grants are a load of rubbish - " but here's how you can get 100,000 to plant treesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    Fiona Danks and Lynn Parker of the Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment pictured at their headquarters at the Earth Trust in Little Wittenham. Picture: Ed Nix The idea was simple: companies which run landfill sites could get money back on their tax bill and give it to local environmental projects.

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  12. More than 60 schools and colleges shut for snow as some announce Friday closure: see the full listRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    Henry Box School in Witney tweeted just after 10am that it was closing at 11am and would stay closed tomorrow. Due to adverse weather and the likelihood of worse weather to come, we will close today at 11am and remain closed tomorrow.

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  13. 'West Oxfordshire must not fall behind the electric revolution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    Witney town councillor Suzanne Bartington recently purchased an electric car to reduce her carbon footprint - only to find that the district has no public charging points. She says the dramatic impact air quality has on health is not limited to Oxford and has urged the district and county council to help lead the way.

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  14. SNOW: weather and travel update for Oxfordshire in coldest March since 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    COMMUTERS are struggling against snow and wind in Oxfordshire this morning following the coldest March temperatures in the city since 1965, with several delays and cancellations on train services. Main roads around Oxfordshire, including the A34 and M40, are largely clear and flowing smoothly this morning as dry, dusty flakes blow across the tarmac.

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  15. SNOW: traffic and travel update + school closures for OxfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    TRAFFIC is coping well in Oxfordshire this morning despite the coldest March temperatures in the city since 1965 but there are several delays and cancellations on train services. Main roads around Oxfordshire, including the A34 and M40, are largely clear and flowing smoothly this morning as dry, dusty flakes blow across the tarmac.

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  16. Eight-year-old boy battling leukaemia 'proud' of community for signing up to OX5 RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    THE mum of an eight-year-old boy battling leukaemia said he is 'proud' of his community for signing up to raise money for Oxford Children's Hospital. After being diagnosed with a type of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in October, Noah Castro is now part way through a six to eight month chemotherapy course.

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  17. Witney Radio aims to go digital with the help of new schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    A COMMUNITY radio station in Witney has hopes of shifting to digital less than a year after earning a place on the FM dial. Witney Radio , which initially operated for years as an online station, is pouncing on a unique opportunity to make the move to DAB.

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  18. An Airbus A330 Voyager aircraft arriving at RAF Brize Norton.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | This is Oxfordshire

    Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson last week announced that an Air Combat Strategy would be launched to examine the UK's future air capability. With West Oxfordshire being home to a number of relevant firms - as well as RAF Brize Norton which houses a third of the Royal Air Force - Witney MP Robert Courts has said the strategy is good news for the area.

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  19. on Target: Noah Parsons scored in Didcot Casuals's 3-1 win over Marston Saints WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Oxford Mail

    MAX Bound hit a double hat-trick to help Abingdon Yellows beat Crowmarsh Saints 10-0 in the Under 13 League, writes PAUL LYON. Tyler Cooke , Josh Dunmore, Ethan King and Adam Stribling struck for Abingdon United in their 5-1 triumph over Quarry Rovers Hammers, for whom Hagen Oxley was on target.

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  20. Driver caught TWICE with cocaine in his system just months after killing pensionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Oxford Times

    A DRUG driver who killed a pensioner in a head-on collision while high on drugs took to the roads again just months later and was twice caught with cocaine in his blood. Stephen Horwood, of Greenhill, Blackbird Leys, Oxford wiped tears from his eyes yesterday as he was jailed for six years after causing the deadly smash shortly after 10am on September 7 last year.

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