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51 min ago | Oxford Mail

Proposals for Chipping Norton homes revealed as part of West Oxfordshire Local Plan

Yesterday, about 100 people attended the first of three exhibitions held by West Oxfordshire District Council at Chipping Norton Town Hall as part of its draft local plan consultation.

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4 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

RAF job no child's play for this reservist mum

Cheryl Huntbach at the Butterfly Meadows Children's Centre in her 'day job' Picture: OX69528 Jon Lewis Buy this photo FOR Cheryl Huntbach, the news isn't just a source of information - it could show her where her next job will be.

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4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Victoria Cross hero's Oxford grave to be renovated by charity

THE grave of a Victoria Cross war hero is to be restored after a forces charity was alerted to its state by the Oxford Mail.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Oxford Mail

Go for grants from Oxford Mail owner Gannett, Helen House charity recommends

OXFORD'S Helen and Douglas House children's hospice has urged charities to apply for up to A 10,000 through the Oxford Mail.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Pub is forced to close after brawls and drug incidents

Former bar staff at The Nelson, David Lock and Freda Moffatt, left, with former landlady Ivy Morley at the now closed Cowley pub Buy this photo AN OXFORD pub shut its doors for the last time on Saturday after recent incidents involving violence and drug use.

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Bicester Advertiser

Alex Graham with the Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe, which is in considerable debt

Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe has hired costumes to Oxford colleges, private and public schools and am-dram groups across the county since 1968.

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This is Wiltshire

Chairman leaves gig on high note

CHAIRMAN Keith Newman made this year's Broad Town Big Gig his last after eight years in charge but he leaves it at its biggest-ever size for a successor.

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Swindon Advertiser

Driving on past any bumps in the road

GORDON Frost, 47, is Thamesdown Transport 's new operations director. His responsibilities include improving services and encouraging more people to use buses.

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Bicester Advertiser

Scales of Justice: 18 people up in court

Stephen Baxter, 45, of Centre Street, Banbury, admitted possession of amphetamine in Banbury on June 21. Given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a A 15 victims' surcharge.

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Oxford Mail

Trader fears he may have to shut up shop within a year

Kulwant Singh says the new Tesco store in Abingdon Road, on the old Fox and Hounds pub site, is having a dramatic impact on his shop Buy this photo A FAMILY-run corner shop could face closure after nearly 20 years, because of competition from a recently-opened Tesco Express shop in Oxford's Abingdon Road.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Vital Football

LUFC Defender joins on loan

Leeds United have signed Dario Del Fabro from Cagliari. The 19-year-old defender has joined Leeds on a season long loan with a view to a permanent deal next summer.

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Daily Dispatch

Arrests and incidents in Oxford and Granville and Warren counties

Brian Frazier, 37, of 2519 Go Cart Lane, Oxford, was arrested Aug. 25 on charges of contempt of court, perjury and court violations.

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This is Wiltshire

A420 reopens with roadworks completed a week early

ROADWORKS to upgrade the surface of the A420 close to Shrivenham have been completed a full week ahead of schedule to the relief of residents.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Oxford Mail

Motorist who killed his friend is spared jail

Graham Cheetham pulled out on to the A361 and passenger Keith Anderson died after a Land Rover smashed into the side of the Toyota Prius.

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Oxford Mail

City handouts give big lift to the less fortunate

Jamie Bourton of Rose Hill Youth Club with, from left, Rhyanna Cane, 10, and Leah Carron, 11. Picture: OX69544 Andrew Walmsley Buy this photo Rose Hill Primary School associate governor Fran Gardner said: "Children growing up five miles away in North Oxford or Headington will live eight or ten years longer."

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Oxford Mail

Lorries may face ban on Kidlington road

MOVES to declare part of a Kidlington street a pollution hot spot could bar lorries from driving around the village, it is hoped.

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This is Oxfordshire

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

From left, Lydia Coppola, Wendlebury Gate Stables owner Hazel Offord, Emilia Tranter and instructor Sue Mckecknie with Colin the Pony 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.

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This is Oxfordshire

New major city roadworks 'will not hit commuters'

AFTER years of waiting, work on redeveloping Frideswide Square is to start on Monday - and council officials have promised the first stage of the work will not affect people's journeys to work.

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Witney Gazette

It's all in the worst possible taste - hospital's food condemned

Prime Minister and Witney MP David Cameron on a tour of Witney Community Hospital's new Emergency Multidisciplinary Unit in June.

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Oxford Times

Connor Tremble murder: Life sentence for 'jealous' killer who has never shown remorse

MURDERER Will Blencowe will serve a life sentence for fatally stabbing Connor Tremble in a "vicious and carefully planned" attack.

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