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Jewellery taken in Wootton burglary

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

5:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Jewellery was stolen in a burglary on Friday.

Police and Crime Commissioner 'concerned for future' as new budget cuts set to take effect

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5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

IN November, the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) will have been in the new job for two years. Crime reporter Ben Wilkinson spoke to Anthony Stansfeld about the job, the threat of further funding cuts and the future for Thames Valley Police

From an heir to the throne to a lot of hot air, we capture it all

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2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Photographer Richard Cave takes his pick of the week's best photographs and tells us why he reckons they make the grade.

UPDATE: Broken down train cleared but delays still between Didcot Parkway and Reading

Herald Series: A First Great Western High Speed Train

11:32am Saturday 13th September 2014

A broken down freight train at Tilehurst is causing delays of up to 20 minutes to trains between Reading and Didcot Parkway.

Bishop joins Thames Path pilgrimage

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11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

FOR hundreds of years Christian pilgrims have trodden well-worn paths to holy sites from Jerusalem to Canterbury in search of a closer relationship with God.

School's doing well in any language

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10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S first free school is doing “très bien!” after receiving the results of its first inspection.

Lib Dems hold seat in council by-election

Herald Series: vale of white horse logo

8:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Lib Dems held their seat in the Abingdon Dunmore ward in Thursday’s Vale of White Horse District Council by-election.

School hit by virus sends pupils home

Herald Series: Your child is ill. How worried should you be?

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Parents were asked to bring their children home yesterday after a vomiting and diarrhoea bug broke out at a primary school in Berinsfield.

It’s not too late to apply for charitable aid

Herald Series: Gannett Foundation logo  (9554835)

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

GOOD causes across the county have two extra weeks to apply for their chance to win up to £10,000.

Councils merger plan is given £400,000 funding

Herald Series: west oxfordshire district council

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE council’s move to merge services with three other authorities has been given £400,000 of Government funding.

Fans are out in force as the Tour of Britain pedals past + video

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7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

STAGE six of the Tour of Britain raced through Oxfordshire yesterday as hundreds of fans turned out to catch a glimpse of their cycling heroes.

Motorcycle rider died after losing control of bike

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

A CIVIL engineer died after he lost control of his motorbike and crashed on the side of a busy road near Wallingford.

Child sex abuser not left on own

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6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

A PARISH priest last night said a man jailed for abusing girls in the 1970s had not been left unsupervised with children when he helped out at her church.

PM's personal video to teens

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6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

PRIME Minister and Witney MP David Cameron sent a personal video message to youngsters who completed their National Citizen Service in Oxfordshire.

Hospitals failing to meet targets on dementia tests

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6:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

HOSPITALS in Oxfordshire are failing targets for screening elderly patients for dementia, potentially missing hundreds of cases every month.

Dad on the path to aiding cause

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9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

GRAHAM Bagley will take on the 100km Thames Path challenge to raise money for his four-month-old daughter’s life-shortening condition.

Campaign to back better breast care

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9:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THESE lingerie ladies won’t be lingering when they walk a half marathon to fight breast cancer on Sunday.

Traffic delayed after motorbike crash on A34

Herald Series: A34 traffic alert

5:23pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LANE on the A34 was closed after a motorbike crash near Abingdon. .

Sickness bug hits Berinsfield primary school

5:21pm Friday 12th September 2014

A DIARRHOEA and sickness bug has hit a primary school in Berinsfield.

How communities keep growing and growing

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5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

AS developers swarm in on Woodstock looking to double the size of the town with another 1,500 homes, DAN ROBINSON looks at other towns in Oxfordshire that have grown from small beginnings to become significant population centres

Rare mirror saved after £33,000 was raised to keep it in the county

Herald Series: Bid to find UK buyer for Iron Age mirror

5:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

A RARE Iron Age artefact at risk of leaving the country has been saved after £33,000 was raised to keep it in Oxfordshire.

Woman to appear in court accused on damaging fingerprint machine at Abingdon police station

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

3:37pm Friday 12th September 2014

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with damaging police property and carrying a knife in public.

‘We’ve been priced out of the civic hall’

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3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

COUNCIL leaders have defended money-making measures after groups accused them of abandoning their principles by upping fees at a civic hall.

Tour of Britain arrives in Oxfordshire + video

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10:27am Friday 12th September 2014

THE TOUR of Britain will pass through South Oxfordshire today.

Traders’ market celebrates its seventh year

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10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

WITH the harvest season in full swing, one market will celebrate its seventh birthday this Saturday.

Lib Dems hold their seat in Dunmore by-election

Herald Series: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

9:24am Friday 12th September 2014

THE Lib Dems have held their seat in the Abingdon Dunmore by-election.

Tour of Britain rolls in

8:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Rolling road closures of up to 15 minutes will be in place as the world’s top cyclists race through Oxfordshire today.

Roadshow offers apprenticeship advice

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7:30am Friday 12th September 2014

YOUNG people have been getting expert careers advice from Oxfordshire County Council through the summer thanks to the ApprenticeSHOP roadshow.

Assault inquiry goes on

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A 16-year-old boy has been rebailed by police investigating an assault outside a branch of McDonald’s.

A34 scheme funds may be lost as objection is lodged

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6:30am Friday 12th September 2014

FUNDING for a major improvement to the A34 is in jeopardy after a parish council objected to the scheme.

Six UKIP candidates

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6:30am Friday 12th September 2014

The UK Independence Party has completed its selection of 2015 General Election candidates for all six Oxfordshire constituencies.

Battle of Britain is remembered

Herald Series: Winston Churchill

6:30am Friday 12th September 2014

THE 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be commemorated this weekend around Oxfordshire.

Libraries join world e-books celebrations

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

LIBRARIES across the county will be taking part in a worldwide digital reading event next week.

Officers honoured for their actions in the line of duty

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5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE officers who put their lives on the thin blue line have been recognised in a special ceremony.

Cabin catches fire at county council highway depot

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:25pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO fire crews were called out to a blaze at an Oxfordshire County Council depot in Drayton.

Are Neighbourhood Plans power to the people or a pointless talking shop?

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5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

CITIZEN planners across Oxfordshire are spending thousands of pounds of council money in a bid to wrestle back control of their backyards from developers. Neighbourhood Plans in theory give residents a say on how their neighbourhood develops – but now, a group in the only county town to have adopted its plan so far have rebelled against it. Pete Hughes found out what it potentially means for other areas who are halfway through the process

Williams F1 still moving up the grid despite £21m loss

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2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WILLIAMS F1 is winning on the track this season but racked up a £21m loss for the first half of this year.

Safe stolen from Benson cafe

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

12:31pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE safe has been stolen from a Benson cafe during the night.

Wenda cracks the secret of a long life

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

SHE worked with Alan Turing at Bletchley Park, visited Russia under the Iron Curtain and narrowly escaped arrest in France at the outbreak of the Second World War.

Builder wins legal challenge in battle over Abingdon road crossings

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PLANS for two “dangerous” pedestrian crossings in Abingdon are back on the table after a council failed to explain why it refused them.

The Scales of Justice - 21 people up in court

Herald Series: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

21 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates' courts

Three First Great Western services among country's 10 most overcrowded trains

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9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

THREE of the 10 most crowded trains in the country travel through Oxfordshire, official figures have revealed.

Delays on the A44 as Blenheim Horse Trials get under way

Herald Series: Traffic Alert general

8:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials begins today.

Crash inquest resumes

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

8:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

An inquest into the death of Steven Wicks, 65, of Wantage, will resume at County Hall at 12.15pm today after being adjourned.

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnap is bailed again

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A 42-year-old man arrested on suspicion of kidnap after a father and daughter went missing has been rebailed until November 5.

Reborn Oxford pub celebrates its place in Camra Good Pub Guide + full county map of the best ale houses

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8:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

ST ALDATE’S Tavern in Oxford is celebrating after today making it into the “pub bible” – CAMRA’s 42nd annual Good Beer Guide.

Bloomin’ sunflowers are turning heads

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8:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

RETIRED Telecoms engineer Chris Haynes has been turning heads with his new sunflower.

Battle of Britain Hurricane may fetch £2.5m

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7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

RETIRED businessman Peter Vacher says it is “painful” for him to discuss selling the only surviving airworthy Battle of Britain Hurricane, even though it could fetch £2.5m.

‘Wiggo’ among top cyclists to race in county

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6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

ROLLING road closures are to be put in place as the world’s top cyclists race through Oxfordshire tomorrow.

Farmers asked for views on improving livestock inspections

Herald Series: Two cows were rescued from rivers in Herefordshire over the weekend.

5:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

LIVESTOCK farmers in Oxfordshire are being invited to give their views on ways to cut red tape and streamline farm inspections, at a workshop event next month.





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