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Live Travel: What is happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

Herald Series: traffic jam

7:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

A live blog covering delays on Oxfordshire's roads and rail today. If you know of a problem, tweet us @TheOxfordMail

Firework artists await winner’s name

Herald Series: Richard Webb

10:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are to find out if their artwork will be part of an Oxfordshire-wide firework safety campaign.

Wantage MP's bid to keep painting in the UK

Herald Series: MP Ed Vaisey

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

S OXON: A temporary export ban on a 14th century painting has been placed by Wantage MP and culture minister Ed Vaizey.

Helicopter in search for man in Wallingford garden

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A police helicopter was called to the town at about 4am yesterday after a man was spotted in a garden of a property in Wantage Road, Wallingford.

Appointment starts redesign for Wallingford Town Council

Herald Series: Town clerk Jamie Baskeyfield is investigating after reports of a busker blocking St Mary’s Street with a piano

7:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

WALLINGFORD Town Council’s newest staff member will start on Monday, marking the start of a restructuring for the council.

Fire-damaged generating unit at Didcot power station back in action

Herald Series:

6:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A GENERATING module that was damaged in a major blaze at Didcot B power station has come back online as its owner faces a repair bill of millions of pounds.

81 young people caught watching TV without licences in Oxfordshire

Herald Series: TV Licence: Does your business have one?

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

EIGHTY-one young people were caught watching TV without a licence in Oxfordshire in the past year, new figures have revealed.

Benson man, 70, denies claiming pension and other benefits

Herald Series: Oxford Crown Court

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PENSIONER who allegedly claimed thousands in benefits despite owning four houses was described as a “consistent fraudster” by a barrister.

Widow from Longworth fears she will never know truth about Kenya crash that killed her husband

Herald Series:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE widow of a charity director who was killed in a car crash in Kenya yesterday said she may never know what happened, after an inquest into his death.

Map: 40 Fireworks Displays in Oxfordshire: 2014

Herald Series: St Albans Cathedral Fireworks Spectacular

6:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

Tis that time of year for dazzling fireworks displays - here's our list of events in Oxfordshire from the traditional big beast in South Park to smaller ones out in county.

Breaking news Huge delays across Oxfordshire's roads this evening

Herald Series:

7:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAFFIC light sequencing at the Wendlebury interchange of the A34 and M40 is being blamed for huge delays across Oxfordshire tonight.

Remember, remember the fifth of November wherever you are

Herald Series:

9:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE skies of Oxfordshire are set for a spectacular display over the next week and a half as venues release details of this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations. Reporter Naomi Herring speaks to the guys behind the city’s biggest event

Circular footpath resurfaced for all

Herald Series: south oxfordshire district council logo

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Chalgrove will once again be able to enjoy a popular footpath after volunteers came together for a resurfacing project.

Road crossing challenge after congestion concern

Herald Series: OCC Cabinet member for transport, David Nimmo-Smith.

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE approval of two pedestrian crossings needed to allow a 160-home development in Abingdon to go ahead is being challenged.

UPDATE: Fire-damaged Didcot power station module to start generating electricity again this morning

Herald Series:

8:18am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE part of Didcot B Power Station damaged by a fire last week is to start generating electricity again this morning.

Police helicopter used in hunt for man in Wallingford garden

Herald Series: thames valley police helicopter

9:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A POLICE helicopter was out over Wallingford last night after a man was spotted in a garden of a property in Wantage Road.

Great Western Park's residents welcome new priest

Herald Series: The Rt Rev Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

DESPITE not having a church, a Christian community is growing on one of Oxfordshire’s newest housing estates.

Death crash accused appears in court

Herald Series: oxford magistrates court

7:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 35-YEAR-OLD accused of killing a man in a crash appeared in Oxford Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Live Travel: What is happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Wednesday

Herald Series: traffic jam

7:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A live blog covering delays on Oxfordshire's roads and rail today. If you know of a problem, tweet us @TheOxfordMail

Six fire engines are sent to put out cottage fire in West Hendred

Herald Series:

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THIS thatched cottage in West Hendred, near Wantage, was damaged after a fire broke out yesterday morning.

Stiff drinks needed all round at Wantage pub

Herald Series:

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THIS Wantage pub has transformed itself into a horrifying version of Alice in Wonderland to scare customers this Halloween.

Mustang gallops past all-comers at classic car event

Herald Series:

6:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CLASSIC car owners revved up their engines and made their way to Motorlux Ford in Wantage for a day which mixed nostalgia and the future.

Silver band hope to rake in the brass

Herald Series:

6:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WANTAGE Silver Band is hoping a 24-hour musical marathon will raise more than £1,000.

Residents want councils to abandon local newsletters

Herald Series:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

COUNCIL “propaganda” papers should be scrapped, say some residents after discovering they cost almost £122,500 to produce in the last year.

Picking those pumpkins for a spook-tacular Halloween

Herald Series:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE was pumpkin fun across the county over the weekend as people young and old geared up for Halloween.

Marussia become the second F1 team to go into administration

Herald Series: Marussia driver Max Chilton at Jerez

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOBS at Banbury-based Formula 1 team Marussia are at risk after the company went into administration.

Heads urged to help curb teachers’ load

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

HEADTEACHERS at small primary schools across Oxfordshire have been encouraged to contribute to a Government review of teachers’ workloads.

‘Now prove our loved ones didn’t sacrifice lives in vain’

Herald Series:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FAMILIES of Oxfordshire soldiers killed in the Afghanistan conflict fear their loved ones may have died in vain.

Firefighters tackle blaze at thatched house in West Hendred

Herald Series:

7:58am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze which broke out at a thatched house in West Hendred this morning.

School will put books away for No Pens Day

Herald Series: Key Stage 2 results have remained the same in Oxfordshire

7:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

INK stains will not be a problem for students who will be putting their stationery away for No Pens Day – much to the envy of Oxfordshire schoolchildren.

World title for son of Second World War RAF ace

Herald Series:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE pilot Nigel Lamb has won the Red Bull Air Race after a gripping final showdown in Austria.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Tuesday

Herald Series: traffic jam

6:53am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The latest travel news from around Oxfordshire

Bizarre requests by Travelodge guests revealed

Herald Series:

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STAFF at Oxfordshire’s Travelodge hotels have been asked some very odd requests from guests.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

Herald Series: traffic jam

6:53am Monday 27th October 2014

The latest travel news across the county

Module damaged after Didcot Power station fire to start generating electricity again

Herald Series:

5:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

A FIRE-damaged module Didcot B power station is due to start generating power again on Wednesday, RWE nPower has announced.

Homes evacuated after device found in a garage near Thame

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 27th October 2014

Soldiers carried out a controlled explosion yesterday after an army shell was discovered in a garage.

Going bald to raise cash for research into cancer

Herald Series:

8:30am Monday 27th October 2014

MANY people do their bit for charity by taking part in a half-marathon or collecting loose change outside shops.

Woman is rescued after alarm is raised by neighbour

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

Firefighters broke into a house with a sledge hammer and saved a woman from a kitchen fire.

Rolling road block on M40 to clear geese

Herald Series: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

7:40am Monday 27th October 2014

A LANE of the M40 had to be closed yesterday when three geese got onto the carriageway.

Night raids targeting remote businesses

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:30am Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE have issued a warning after burglars targeted businesses in the South and Vale area.

Wantage roadshow uncovers First World War memories

Herald Series:

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

A ROADSHOW was held yesterday in a bid to uncover memories and memorabilia from the First World War.

Fines top £200k in attempt to trim bedblocking delays

Herald Series:

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

TAXPAYERS have had to pay hospitals more than £200,000 in fines because of bedblocking.

Unexploded shell discovered in a garage in Postcombe near Thame

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

12:36pm Sunday 26th October 2014

AN UNEXPLODED shell has been found in a garage in Postcombe, near Thame.

Ambulances told to steer clear of John Radcliffe Hospital and divert to Banbury's Horton

Herald Series: COMMITTED: John Radcliffe Hospital

10:50am Sunday 26th October 2014

AMBULANCE crews were this morning told not to go to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital accident and emergency department and to divert to Banbury's Horton General Hospital.

Geese cleared from M40 between junctions 8a and 9

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

9:38am Sunday 26th October 2014

Geese have now been cleared from the M40 between junction 8 for Oxford and 9 for Bicester.

The week's best pictures: Devastating blaze that lit up night sky

Herald Series:

6:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

OUR Picture Editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Breakthrough in hunt for treatment for hepatitis A

Herald Series:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SCIENTISTS in Oxfordshire have revealed that a major breakthrough could lead to new vaccines and drugs for hepatitis A.

Warborough businessman honoured for turnaround expertise with global award

Herald Series:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN OXFORDSHIRE businessman has won a global award for his work in corporate restructuring.

Woman rescued after fire breaks out in her flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

1:47pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A WOMAN was rescued from a flat in Banbury Court, Abingdon, after a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

Hundreds take part in "world's most colourful 5km" run + VIDEO

Herald Series:

11:41am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS have taken part in this year's Run or Dye event at Cornbury Park, Charlbury. 





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