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15 min ago | Oxford Mail

Cyclists want end to cars on bike lane

CYCLISTS have backed a councillor's call for double yellow lines to be painted along the length of Donnington Bridge Road in Oxford.

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4 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Most of county will have fast broadband by late next year

Karl Rolfe demonstrates the technology to Elaine and Derek Baker at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester becomes the latest rural community to get high-speed broadband 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.

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4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Big Feastival: A sheaf of music and food down on Alex's farm

POP stars, TV personalities and top chefs will join 20,000 fun-seekers on a West Oxfordshire farm this weekend for what must surely be the country's most rarefied music festival.

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9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Dave to hit the road as weight drops off

WHEN Dave Grainger first walked into Kiss Gym weighing 24 stone he never dreamed a year later he would take on the Swindon half marathon.

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12 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

a Driver has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon. The incident took place on May 25 on Thamesdown Drive, when a Vauxhall Astra collided with a Nissan Almera close to the entrance of the Orbital Shopping Centre.

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12 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

a Driver has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon. The incident took place on May 25 on Thamesdown Drive, when a Vauxhall Astra collided with a Nissan Almera close to the entrance of the Orbital Shopping Centre.

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13 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

rtist Godfrey Phillips and Mayor Lynn Little with one of the new scuptures

CRADLING a baby as a military serviceman looks on, she could be any woman to have graced the streets of Carterton in its 114-year history.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Oxford Mail

'Rail station revamp offers a better welcome to Didcot'

COMPLETION of an A 8m scheme to redevelop the forecourt at Didcot Parkway rail station is set to be completed in the next fortnight.

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Brewery stocks pubs with defibrillators

Lions club members Janet Bramley, Mike Graham and Chris Bramley with, centre, James Clarke, MD of Hook Norton Brewery, and, right, landlady Sheila Belton Buy this photo Hook Norton Brewery is looking at its portfolio, which includes 20 county pubs, to work out where publicly accessible defibrillators would most benefit communities.

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Will Blencowe guilty of murdering Connor Tremble in Oxford house + family statement

This afternoon a jury in Oxford Crown Court returned a unanimous verdict after a 13-day trial and six hours of deliberating.

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Oxford Mail

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate's daughter loved life and countryside

Candida Lycett Green and her husband Rupert with her father, Sir John Betjeman, right, after her wedding at SS Peter & Paul Church, Wantage, in 1963 Candida Lycett Green, from Uffington, was a journalist and author whose great passion was an appreciation of the beauty of England and its buildings, much like her late father, the former Poet Laureate ... (more)

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Oxford Mail

Leys church is praying for pennies from heaven rather than rain

A CHURCH in Blackbird Leys is facing a mammoth fundraising task as it is faced with a A 400,000 bill to replace its leaking roof.

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This is Oxfordshire

Concocting a cocktail fit for our future king and queen

Bar manager Roberto Losito, left, is hoping to lure Prince William, AKA colleague Chris Ryder, with a cocktail when Wills and Kate visit On Monday, September 8, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially open the new Dickson Poon China Centre at Oxford University 's St Hugh's College.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates' courts

Stacey Daniels , 33, of Wessex Road, Didcot, admitted stealing A 50 worth of meat and other items from the BP Garage at Milton Heights on June 4 and A 45 worth of alcohol from Didcot Co-op on July 14. He also admitted stealing A 45 worth of alcohol from Broadway Service Station, in Wantage Road, Didcot, on July 28, four cans of Special Brew worth A ... (more)

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

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

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bicester Advertiser

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

Unions are circulating a petition over concerns that Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust could introduce parking charges at some of its sites.

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Swindon Advertiser

Flooding at Bruce Street Bridges, which will hopefully be alleviated by the roadworks

WORK is set to start next month on a major multi-million pound project to upgrade one of the town's main junctions.

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Oxford Mail

Scientist picked to fight MP for Wantage seat

While welcoming jobs and affordable housing that come with new developments, Mr Webb pledged to work to ensure that they benefit existing local residents and protect the character of South Oxfordshire's "beautiful towns, villages and countryside".

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Oxford Mail

Travelodge says sorry for Oxford hotel ceiling drama

A MOTHER has spoken of her horror after the ceiling of the Peartree Travelodge collapsed just outside the room she and her family were sleeping in.

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Oxford Times

DIDCOT residents have hit out at new plans to knock down an historic pub and buil homes on the site.

Wantage construction firm BPJ has submitted a second planning application to demolish The Sprat, on Hagbourne Road, and replace it with six houses.

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