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The Oxford Times: Veterans pay their respects
The bodies of personnel killed overseas are now repatriated to RAF Brize Norton in West Oxfordshire and are taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for post mortem examinations.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Children invent - too much alcohol app'
THEY'RE too young to drink but a group of schoolchildren have come up with an idea for an app advising adults about the consumption of alcohol.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Council tax has been frozen for the fourth year running in West Oxfordshire.
Residents living in Band D properties will pay A 81.63 per year for services provided by the district council.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
This is Oxfordshire
AMBULANCES are increasingly struggling to get to patients in time because of an increase in calls.
Between April and December 2012, the service received 122,352 calls. This rose to 129,856 in April to December last year.
Even in a true blue district we can make a difference
Labour's Laura Price is congratulated by Andrew Smith MP and Liz Brighouse for her win in Witney South and Central ward When Duncan Enright won a town council by-election in 2011 it showed people we can win in West Oxfordshire and what Labour councillors are all about.
Witney hospital's emergency unit praised as vital
West Oxfordshire District Council 's health chief Mark Booty described it as "vital" to the town during a recent visit.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Charity asks community to help local cause
Pictured L-r: Diana Roberts, Chair of Trustees Age UK Oxfordshire, Roger Bell, Age UK Oxfordshire volunteer, Bee Myson, head of development for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire, Staff and volunteers at Age UK Oxfordshire in Banbury are hoping community members will help them organise events to raise vital funds for the area's elderly.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
a Pop music backing dancer had a crew of his own in Witney on Saturday.
James Robinson, 30, has danced with the likes of One Direction, Jessie J, the Spice Girls, The Pussycat Dolls, The Saturdays, Tom Jones and Cliff Richard.
Gigaclear Wins RCBF Funded Bid To Provide Ultrafast Broadband To Northmoor
Gigaclear , provider of ultrafast pure fibre broadband has been appointed to design, build, implement, and operate a fibre-to-the-premises broadband network in the Parish of Northmoor - delivering a future-proofed and reliable broadband service for residents.
Bid to find new use for old police station
Town councillors met to discuss how the historic building could be used in future after the police's front counter services moved to the West Oxfordshire District Council 's Guildhall reception last month.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Money DOES grow on trees if invested in woodland - but watch out for costs
Forestry investments have enjoyed strong returns averaging 8 per cent a year over the past two decades, according to figures from the UK Forestry Index compiled by analyst IPD.
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Cameron: - There's a strong case for 123m flood relief channel' +...
Buy this photo Prime Minister David Cameron views flood defences at South Hinksey with MP Nicola Blackwood and soldiers from Dalton Barracks' 3 Logistic Support Regiment Picture: Jon Lewis OX65665 PRIME Minister David Cameron said there was a "strong case" for the proposed A 123m flood relief channel around Oxford and has pledged to examine the ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Council tax freeze for residents in Cherwell
Cherwell residents will not have to fork out more cash for the district element of council tax in the coming year, Cherwell District Council has promised.
Woman gives birth on NY street
A British woman gave birth in the street in New York city after a taxi she waved down to take her to hospital was swiped by a passer-by.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Council tax frozen for the second year running
PEOPLE in the Stratford district will not have to worry about tightening the purse strings after council tax was frozen for the second year running.
They may live in streets with risque names, but residents rubbish...
Website NeedaProperty.com compared property prices in rude-sounding streets with homes situated on all other streets within a one quarter of a mile radius using Land Registry sales figures.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Folk musician sings Great War songs for nostalgia night
Folk singer Sam Lee sings wartime folk songs and tells personal stories of people in four rural communities, including Witney and West Oxfordshire at Cogges farm FOLK singer Sam Lee led an evening of story and song after collecting World War One tales from residents in West Oxfordshire.
Peter Hellawell stands in an empty Woolgate car park which is no longer long stay
WORKERS in Witney say they are finding it difficult to find a suitable place to park due to changes in time regulations.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Councillor who lives in Thailand - has quit'
He has been criticised for claiming he could still represent the area on West Oxfordshire District Council despite living in Thailand since June.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Huge Cornbury Park solar farm supported by 'majority of community'
PLANS have been submitted by a green group for what is thought to be the largest community-owned solar farm in the world.