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5 hrs ago | BBC News

Gay blame councillor escapes action

A former UKIP councillor will not face any action after he blamed the winter storms and flooding on the legalisation of gay marriage.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Oxford Times

Defibrillator need gets to heart of the matter

THEY can be the difference between life and death, but about 200 more defibrillators are needed in Oxfordshire.

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Oxford Mail

House prices rise to 15 times an average wage

RUNAWAY house prices in the south of the county are 15 times the average wage, making it one of the least affordable spots in the UK.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

Herald Series: Jasmine Garth, in Sutton-on-Derwent, a semi-detached house with gardens and a garage.

RUNAWAY house prices in the south of the county are 15 times the average wage, making it one of the least affordable spots in the UK.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Oxford Mail

After 20 years carers may lose vital centre

For the past 20 years, South and Vale Carers Centre has supported hundreds of unpaid carers across the south of the county.

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Oxford Times

After 20 years carers may lose vital centre

For the past 20 years, South and Vale Carers Centre has supported hundreds of unpaid carers across the south of the county.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Henley Standard

Local A-level results mirror national trend

STUDENTS in Henley, South Oxfordshire and Berkshire had mixed emotions as they received their A-level results.

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Daily Mail

Owners of ex-council houses beware - officials blocked sale because ...

In April, Mary Middleton put her house in Henley-on-Thames, where she had lived for seven years, up for sale.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Oxford Times

CYCLISTS have spotted neck-height traps on footpaths in South Oxfordshire.

Two cyclists have reported the suspicious string. Neither were injured but officers have warned those on bikes to be beware of similar traps.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Oxford Times

Meadows win a Green Flag award again

WALLINGFORD Castle Meadows has been awarded a Green Flag by the Keep Britain Tidy campaign for the seventh year running and has received green heritage site status for the first time.

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Henley Standard

Man who started poppy farming in Britain

THEY have become a familiar site in fields across South Oxfordshire in early summer - beautiful swathes of pale purple poppies.

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Oxford Times

Open day for animals at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary

There were activities, including birds of prey demonstrations, raffles and a tombola.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Oxford Mail

Civic chief calls for unified housing policy from councils

Oxford Civic Society chairman Peter Thompson said the latest dispute between Oxford City Council and South Oxfordshire District Council over the proposed Grenoble Road development showed the need for a Green Belt review.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Oxford Mail

Museums given chance to buy county treasure

ROMAN coins, a gold ring and a silver brooch found under South Oxfordshire farmland are among artefacts to be offered to the county's museums.

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Oxford Times

Villages' united front against quarry

Leading the campaign, front, from left, Chris Neill, chairman of Clifton Hampden & Burcot Parish Council, Ian Mason, BACHPORT spokesman, and Gordon Rogers, member of Long Wittenham Parish Council FOUR South Oxfordshire villages have joined forces to fight plans for a gravel pit which opponents say will "ruin" the countryside.

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New Statesman

Boris Johnson denied at least 17 times that he would return to parliament in 2015

Boris Johnson upon apparently discovering his predecessor at City Hall Ken Livingstone served both as an MP and Mayor of London simultaneously for over a year was markedly intrigued: "Was he really? How long did he do it for?... Really?... Did he?" he spluttered to the Total Politics journalist who was interviewing him, in April this year.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Aurora Era-Banner

Socitm: Why combined council websites work well

Public sector IT body Socitm has highlighted combined local council websites as a possible solution instead of a single website for local government to tackle duplication of effort as the public sector goes digital.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Oxford Mail

COMMENT: Villagers are still not any better off

CHANGES to shift patterns will likely be welcomed by paramedics. It is easy to take for granted the great work done by these lifesavers, often toward the end of a gruelling 12-hour stint.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Oxford Mail

'Standstill' traffic for on the A34 as Kennington and Hinksey roundabout works begin

QUEUING traffic is stretching from Oxford as far south as Milton on the A34, as roadworks rumble on at the Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabouts.

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Oxford Times

FIFTY years of history - " gone in 15 seconds. Despite Didcot's...

FIFTY years of history - gone in 15 seconds. Despite Didcot's sadness at seeing its cooling towers sink to the ground, there was applause and cheering when the moment arrived.

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