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2 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Preserving our buildings for future generations

Buy this photo Cllr Dick Wolff at the James Street Tavern, which he wants to see on the register.

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2 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Boy's Royal Mail is from the Queen

The 12-year-old wrote to the Queen months after he had visited Clarence House in December, with Helen and Douglas House hospice in East Oxford.

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2 hrs ago | Oxford Times

High quality work pays off as firm's Cuddesdon chapel project wins award

BUILDING firm Beard has unveiled a major hike in its fortunes at the same time as one of its projects won a prestigious international award.

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6 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Don't miss Wiltshire's five-minute chess championship

There will be one overall tournament with prizes determined by the entry level, all entry fees being returned as prize money.

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9 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

Honour for maritime history maker

Buy this photo Simon Walker, left, Charlbury Society chairman, with Ron Prew, who will be unveiling the plaque on May 3. Picture: OX66726 Simon Williams And almost three centuries after he was born in Charlbury, a blue plaque will be unveiled to honour Larcum Kendall.

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13 hrs ago | Oxford Times

CASES heard recently at Oxfordshire magistrates' courts.

Olivia Parsons , 21, of Michaelis Road, Thame, admitted drink-driving in Churchill Crescent, Thame, on November 9. Had 158 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of blood, above the legal limit of 80 micrograms.

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16 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

Witney's foodbank is now 'needed more than ever'

A FOOD bank in West Oxfordshire celebrating its second anniversary is currently needed more than ever, according to its founder.

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20 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Robbery witness says victim was 'kicked like a football'

A WITNESS to a robbery in Witney told a jury he saw a man kicking a 15-year-old "like a football" as he lay on the ground.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Oxford Times

So, how do you take large lorries off Oxfordshire's roads?

TRANSPORT chiefs are carrying out a study into how large lorries can be taken off some of Oxfordshire's roads.

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Oxford Times

Village panto brings in cash to help groups

Launton Village Player's production of The Little Mermaid, which took to the stage at Cooper School, Churchill Road, Bicester, in February, was seen by 1,310 people.

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Oxford Times

Undercover missions to catch people who don't bag the poop

A COUNCIL is sending out officers on undercover missions to catch pet owners who fail to pick up mess after their dogs.

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Bicester Advertiser

PM pays tribute to D-Day pilot's 'extraordinary bravery'

PRIME Minister David Cameron and Sir Tony Baldry yesterday paid tribute to D-Day pilot Leslie Valentine, who died aged 95 on Monday.

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Oxford Times

The Oxford Times: Housing developments proposed for Carterton

THE population of Carterton could jump to more than 20,000 people if plans for a total of 2,000 homes are approved.

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Oxford Mail

Grove residents asked: 'Help shape our blueprint for village life up to the year 2040'

Buy this photo Grove parish councillors Jean Nunn-Price, Stephen Dexter, vice-chariman Richard Ackers, Rodney Pollock, Bill Evans, Geoff Chown, chairman Frank Parnell, John Amys and Elisabeth Green holding the map Picture: OX66660 Antony Moore GROVE in 2040 could have a population of 30,000, wind farms and fracking to reduce council tax and a ... (more)

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This is Wiltshire

Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

DRUG dealer Shaquille Cumberbatch has been jailed for four years and 10 months after boasting of making A 450 a day after relocating to the 'softer market' in Swindon.

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Oxford Mail

Serving up another summer festival of free table tennis

Simon Price, 16, with Oxford City Council's schools sports development officer, Margaret Stevens, at a table tennis table in Cutteslowe Park, North Oxford TABLE tennis is making a return to Oxford this summer after 21,000 people picked up their bats last year.

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Oxford Times

Quality commission criticises another healthcare unit

A report from the Care Quality Commission said some of the rooms at a facility for people with learning disabilities were "not fit for purpose".

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Oxford Times

Driver admits death crash charge

Steffan Leach, of Cherwell Drive, Birmingham, crashed his Mercedes Sprinter van into a Porsche Carrera on the southbound carriageway of the A34 at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester, on Thursday, March 14. Guy Sturdey, 43, of Amington Road, Tamworth, in Staffordshire, was fatally injured in the collision and died at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital ... (more)

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Network Rail admits 'considerable problems' with A 1bn rail electrification project

NETWORK Rail has admitted to Wantage MP Ed Vaizey it has had "considerable problems" with its A 1bn electrification project so far.

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Swindon Advertiser

St George responds to a tall order, ready to rise to the occasion

CHILDREN around the town will be drawing out their swords and slaying dragons today to celebrate St George's Day, the patron saint of England.

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