Breaking news TRAFFIC: Delays around the ring road near Kennington roundabout

Bicester Advertiser:

5:49pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TRAFFIC is building up along Oxford's ring road near Kennington roundabout.

Sir Tony calls time on 32-year career as an Oxfordshire MP

Bicester Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

VETERAN Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry will stand down from Parliament at the next General Election, he has announced.

Children not alone in finding school tough

Bicester Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HELEN WRIGHT finds out how parents confront a financial squeeze educating their offspring, while education chiefs choke on providing meals for all pupils under seven

GBH at Bicester shopping village

Bicester Advertiser: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man has had his sentencing adjourned yesterday for causing grievous bodily harm in a shopping centre.

Breaking news Update: Cyclist taken to hospital after collision in London Road, Bicester

Bicester Advertiser: Thames Valley Police logo

9:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LONDON Road in Bicester has reopened after a collision involving a car and a cyclist.

Man left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after golf club attack

Bicester Advertiser: Thames Valley Police logo

8:31am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN was left with a fractured eye socket and broken jaw after being hit in the face with a golf club in Bicester.

Breaking news Police called to reports of cows blocking a road near Bletchingdon

Bicester Advertiser: Thames Valley Police logo

8:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ESCAPED cows were reported to be blocking a road near Bletchingdon this morning causing delays for drivers.

RAF job no child’s play for this reservist mum

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOR Cheryl Huntbach, the news isn’t just a source of information – it could show her where her next job will be.

Breaking news Motorists already facing major delays in and out of Oxford this morning

Bicester Advertiser:

7:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THERE are already major delays around the Kennington roundabout this morning as works continue and the schools go back. 

Councillor's resignation prompts call for council discussion

Bicester Advertiser:

6:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COUNTY council leader Ian Hudspeth has called for a “serious discussion” about the role of councillors.

Last call for hospital staff award nominations

Bicester Advertiser: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NOMINATIONS close on Friday for the Oxford Mail and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Hospital Heroes awards.

County council's cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian steps down

Bicester Advertiser: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

11:35am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNTY council cabinet member for finance Arash Fatemian has stood down from his position.

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

Bicester Advertiser: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

18 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Wheels on fire as children race at Bicester's cycling fun day

Bicester Advertiser:

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Youngsters pedalled their way to victory as Bicester hosted its third annual cycling fun day.

Drivers facing delays on Oxfordshire roads

Bicester Advertiser: Traffic Alert general

8:51am Monday 1st September 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays of up to 15 minutes this morning due to heavy traffic.

Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

Bicester Advertiser:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

Bicester Advertiser: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

Bicester Advertiser: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bicester Advertiser: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

The week's best pictures

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Our picture editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Trains cancelled after person hit by train

Bicester Advertiser: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAINS from Oxford to London Paddington were cancelled this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway.

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get £1m in support from Thames Valley Police

Bicester Advertiser:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Motorist who killed his friend is spared jail

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AN ELDERLY driver who killed his friend driving back from bowls practice has been spared prison.

Childcare provision above the national average

Bicester Advertiser: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of Oxfordshire will have fast broadband by late next year

Bicester Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Bicester Advertiser: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

Bicester Advertiser: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

Bicester Advertiser:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

The Scales of Justice: 20 people up in court

Bicester Advertiser: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

Send us your ice bucket challenge videos

Bicester Advertiser:

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

As Ice Bucket Challenge fever sweeps the nation, we want to see your videos as you rise to the challenge.

Eco-town plans put on show to public

Bicester Advertiser: Cherwell district council logo

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

The first of a series of planning applications for the new eco-town are available to view on Cherwell District Council’s website.

School run will add to Oxford bypass roadwork jams

Bicester Advertiser: Oxford’s Eastern Bypass

8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

DRIVERS are being warned they face more traffic congestion as parents return to the school run next week.

Noise policy set to be debated by Cherwell District Council

Bicester Advertiser: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

A policy on how to deal with noise complaints in will be put to councillors for approval next week.

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

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MORE than 300 people have signed a petition opposing any moves to introduce parking charges at community hospitals.

Dogs join hunt for funds in group’s cycle challenge

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HOUNDS of the Heythrop Hunt joined their masters for a different sort of ride over the weekend.

Appeal over council’s school transport policy

Bicester Advertiser: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Oxfordshire County Council will consider an appeal against a decision made under its home-to-school transport next week.

Oxford Mail website gets a fresh, updated look

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Oxford Mail’s website has been overhauled to give it a clean new look.

Village in superfast broadband milestone for Oxfordshire

Bicester Advertiser: Nick Carter,  cabinet member for business and customers

7:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip Oxfordshire with superfast broadband will reach its 10,000th property today.

Defibrillator campaign’s taking off after Mail pitches in to help

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE number of people in Oxfordshire being trained to use life-saving equipment has soared thanks to an Oxford Mail-backed campaign.

They grow ‘em bigger in Ardley...

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEARLY 30 years after entering his first competition, Stephen Jeffries proved he is still the vegetable king as he won the biggest pumpkin prize at Ardley and Fewcott Gardening Club’s annual flower and produce show on Saturday.

Superheroes benefit hospice

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A PAIR of superheroes were spotted at the three-legged race in Croughton.

Giving Oxfordshire's disabled people time to shine in sport

Bicester Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Disabled people in Oxfordshire enjoy a wide range of different sports on a regular basis tailored to their needs. DAN ROBINSON reports on what is available and how it benefits them

Man hurt in tree crash near Steeple Aston

Bicester Advertiser: South Central Ambulance Service failed to meet targets

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A road was blocked yesterday after a car came off the road and drove into a tree.

Rain puts a stop to charity skydive by 24 people

Bicester Advertiser: Charlotte Nott with mum Jenny Daniels

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A charity skydive to raise money for quadruple amputee Charlotte Nott was among events affected by bad weather yesterday.

Two flood alerts issued for Bicester following heavy rain

Bicester Advertiser:

8:32am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO flood alerts have been issued in Bicester following heavy rainfall this weekend.

Community group offers cheaper oil

Bicester Advertiser: Four facts on paying for care

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A countryside community group is encouraging villagers with oil heating systems to sign up to its bulk-buying scheme.






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