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Blackbird Leys Park was also praised in 2013

County parks awarded green flag status

Elizabeth Horwell, left, with four-day-old Oliver Horwell and Jayne Joyce, with regular visitors to the cafe. Picture: Andrew Walmsley

Mothers unite in fight to save breastfeeding support group

Creations: Stefano Pratesi and Steve Dey with some examples of their work

News Feature: Meet the men taking us to the extra dimension

Keeping their balance: From left, Abigail Evers and Sophia Pearce

International jamboree for girl guides

Closing: The Co-op in Carterton

Supermarket jobs safe as Asda takes over site

Success: Sian Morris and Amanda Baxter at their Forget-Me-Not Ball, Broughton Grange

Ball raised £26,000 for charity

Star attractions: Simon McBurney and Alec Baldwin on the set of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation at Blenheim Palace

Lights, camera, action! Blenheim Palace has a licence to thrill visitors

Woman taken to hospital after crash

Woman taken to hospital after crash

Piece of history: Gareth Hughes at the fountain

Wanted – fountain of knowledge on PoW camp

Action: Paul Baker

Liberty Baker’s father calls for more support for grieving families

Message: Supt Christian Bunt

Police are looking to get more officers back out on the beat

Opposition: CPRE Oxfordshire chairman Michael Tyce

Campaigners refuse to work with developers of solar farm

Werewolves and wonder as rare blue moon set to shine in Oxfordshire tonight

Werewolves and wonder as rare blue moon set to shine in Oxfordshire tonight

Family escape from serious house fire

Family escape from serious house fire

Dramatic: Steve Hay with his lucky beard

Actor Steve Hay has the beard that keeps on giving

New hunt for ‘missing’ sewage pumping stations

New hunt for ‘missing’ sewage pumping stations

Big draw: Six-year-old Marcie Smith from Woodstock on the graffiti wall

Joy for youngsters as schools hosts fun activities

Illegal parkers fined as they blight Bicester

Illegal parkers fined as they blight Bicester

Road works cause congestion chaos

Road works cause congestion chaos

Grandparents’ could have a role in helping obese kids

Grandparents’ could have a role in helping obese kids

Action: Endeavour filming outside County Hall in Oxford

Endeavour filming at old County Hall

Family escape as from house fire in Bicester

UPDATE: Family escape from house fire in Bicester

All bets are off over James Bond theme

All bets are off over James Bond theme

Four motoring deaths in 24 hours sparks fears over safety

Four motoring deaths in 24 hours sparks fears over safety

Six councils to hold summit on housing

Six councils to hold summit on housing

Raising awareness: Maggie Blyth

Pilot service launched to aid victims of child abuse

Recovering: Councillor Zoe Patrick with her chilli plant

Cancer: How Zoe’s chilli plant helped save her life says councillor

Fatality: Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A420 near Faringdon yesterday

Four are left dead in tragic 24 hours on the county’s roads

Challenge: Andrew Chesterman with his seven-year-old daughter Escenia

‘Unpleasant confrontations’ on buses over buggy spaces

Police top brass warn cuts to force will 'change the priority' on crimes

Police top brass warn cuts to force will 'change the priority' on crimes

My normal: From left, Maya Francis, Spencer Wilkinson, Christina Riley, front, and Hannah Bruce

‘This project gives our community a voice’

‘We must seize the chance to provide more hospital beds’

‘We must seize the chance to provide more hospital beds’

Meat to please you: Dave Bartlett with some of his sausages

Sausage sales sizzling, say butchers

More work needed to identify the perpetrators of child sexual abuse

More work needed to identify the perpetrators of child sexual abuse

Munitions case man is given bail again

Munitions case man is given bail again

Got one: Pete Newbold of Oxfordshire Mammal Group holding a sleepy dormouse

Volunteers needed to go on dormice hunt to help survey

Teenage dad jailed for string of offences

Teenage dad jailed for string of offences

Oxfordshire air ambulance set for delivery

Oxfordshire air ambulance set for delivery

Councils in spat over housing

Councils in spat over housing

Consultation on Chipping Norton Community Hospital suspended

Consultation on Chipping Norton Community Hospital suspended

Major crash and car fire shuts M40 southbound between junctions 10 Brackley and 9 Bicester (PIC: Adrian Everton)

Update: Two people die after major crash between junctions 10 and 9 of the M40 last night

Petition: Some of the residents campaigning to save the bus route

500 sign up to save threatened bus route

Hazel Punter with her St John Ambulance gilt Laurel Leaf award

Hazel’s half a century of caring is honoured

The cars are the stars: Nick Mulford at the toy fair

A century of toys prove more than just child’s play at county fair

Help: Tilly Burns, left, and Jodie Meeson with their artwork  which helped raise £300 for the mental health charity Restore

Teenagers prove their mettle in county citizenships scheme

Adventure: Morgan Lyes and other Scouts get ready to go

Top Scouts in Japan for world jamboree

Plans: What the new skatepark could look like

Boarders to reveal their vision of new skatepark

Former Thames Valley Police chief constable admits cuts could see police not responding as quickly to crimes

Former Thames Valley Police chief constable admits cuts could see police not responding as quickly to crimes

Making a difference: Front, from left, OCVA chief executive Kathy Shaw and Sam Payne of the charity One-Eighty, with Caroline Marques, Trevor Barton, Val Ireland, John Hayes and Simon Barnard

Action group’s site a first to finding funds

Campaign launched to save the buffet car

Campaign launched to save the buffet car

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