Thursday Apr 17
'Small farms' group stages protest
The Land Workers' Alliance, which staged a protest outside the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on Thursday, said their interests were being marginalised.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Granny flats get a tax break
FROM this month, families who build "granny flats" for elderly relatives or who house grown-up children in converted garages are to be given a lucrative tax break.Households with an annexe inhabited by a family member will get a 50 per cent discount off their current council tax bill.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Honour for founder of Dogwatch
THE founder of a rural crime reporting network for South Oxfordshire has been honoured.
Roger's beautifully atmospheric picture of Westwell
Retirement hobbies often include golfing, bowls, or holidays, but when chartered surveyor Roger Sweet gave up work 10 years ago, he set about a different task as Katriona Ormiston discovered After a decade of journeying, the dad-of-three has now visited every village and small settlement in the county - all 310 of them.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ex-teacher denied chance to clear name over sex offences
A DISGRACED schoolteacher who was convicted of a string of sex offences against young boys has been denied the chance to clear his name by top judges.
Operations at orthopaedic centre put off as machine breaks down
FOUR operations at Oxford's Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre had to be postponed after sterilisation equipment used to clean surgical instruments broke down.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Celebrating Oxford's inspirational women
The first Inspiring Women Award has attracted a host of submissions, highlighting ordinary yet inspirational women of all ages and backgrounds.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Vale of White Horse plans for new homes 'will ruin villages'
VILLAGERS have warned their communities will be changed beyond recognition by the new list of thousands of homes planned across the Vale of White Horse .
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Teenager is the fundraiser of year at SeeSaw
Josh, 14, pictured, from Grove, was awarded the prize by Oxford bereavement support charity SeeSaw after he helped raise A 5,000 for them with a sponsored cycle ride last year.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Council asked to continue pressure for solution to Sonning Bridge
Reading Borough Council will be able to offer reception-aged children places at the new school on Wednesday, April 16, in time for the school's opening in September The 21-year-old, handed his first Madejski Stadium start, was a shock inclusion alongside Danny Williams in the middle of the park.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Council leaders clash over Oxfordshire's housing need issues
But Oxford City Council , which was allocated 28,000 of the figure estimated in the Strategic Housing Market Assessment report released last month, said it cannot meet its target on its own.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
All-change with South Oxfordshire council tax bill payment plans
The district council is switching bank accounts on Tuesday, April 1, and is calling on those who pay council tax bills or business rates to change the payment details.
Rural county idylls in best 50 areas to live
All four rural districts in the county have been named in the top 50 most desirable country areas to live in Britain.