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Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

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8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Missing teen found

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

7:10am Monday 1st September 2014

A teenager who went missing on Thursday night has been found safe, Thames Valley Police said.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

Herald Series: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

This year's Bunkfest puts others in the shade

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7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AS some of the last rays of summer sun beat down on Oxfordshire at the weekend, thousands turned out to celebrate the 13th annual BunkFest in Wallingford.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

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7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Five-year-old Skye dies

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7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Five-year-old Skye Hall, who compiled a bucket list of activities to carry out before a terminal brain tumour claimed his life, has died.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

Herald Series: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

Nursery fights back over poor Ofsted report

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6:40am Monday 1st September 2014

NURSERY staff were not aware of potential hazards which put children at risk, according to an Ofsted report.

Ethics of war to be discussed at church assemblies

Herald Series: WAR ZONE: A scene from the new ten-part television series The Pacific that looks at the story of young US soldiers fighting the Japanese

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE ethics of war will be discussed as part of a church’s plans to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Tributes pour in for brave Skye Hall after his family say he died peacefully on Friday

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10:03pm Sunday 31st August 2014

TRIBUTES to brave youngster Skye Hall from Abingdon have been posted on social media sites after the five-year-old's family said he passed away on Friday.

Concerns over missing woman, 34

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4:45pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Police said they fear for the welfare of a 34-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Stanford in the Vale.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Herald Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

The week's best pictures

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6:00pm Saturday 30th August 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

Missing teen found safe

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5:14pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A TEENAGER from Wallingford who went missing on Thursday night has been found safe, Thames Valley Police said.

Trains cancelled after person hit by train

Herald Series: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAINS from Oxford to London Paddington were cancelled this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway.

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get £1m in support from Thames Valley Police

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10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Kettle descaler leak puts delivery man in hospital

Herald Series: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A DELIVERY driver was taken to hospital after a container of kettle descaler leaked.

Make-up driver fined

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A driver putting on make-up close to Abingdon police station was among drivers stopped and fined for motoring crimes on Thursday morning.

Police fear for welfare of missing teenager

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9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A teenager was missing last night, with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Search for stolen dog

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8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A Greyhound-Saluki cross dog is missing after four dogs were stolen from a kennel in Blewbury.

Sowing seeds for learning

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6:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

VISITORS to Harcourt Arboretum have been sowing the seeds of a good time this week.

Depressed woman died after hospital discharge

Herald Series: Oxfordshire County Council county hall

6:40am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WOMAN with a history of depression found dead the day after being discharged from a mental health hospital died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

Fete returns as mums crank up village spirit

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9:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

VILLAGERS are trying to recreate a sense of community spirit in their neighbourhood by holding a fete for the first time in 15 years.

Town shines a light on crime queen Agatha Christie

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6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

WALLINGFORD is to mark its association with the Queen of Crime at the first ever Agatha Christie Weekend, to be held from September 19 to 21.

Childcare provision above the national average

Herald Series: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of Oxfordshire will have fast broadband by late next year

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5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Family concerned about missing teenager

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3:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEENAGER has gone missing with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Herald Series: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

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7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

Chemical leak in Ashbury near Faringdon leaves man in hospital

Herald Series: Fire engine Oxfordshire

8:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a hazardous chemical leaked as it was being delivered to a property in Ashbury, near Faringdon earlier today.

Scientists fire cosmic rays at microchips

Herald Series: Pics to go with business supplement at Compound Photonics, Heighington Lane Business Park, Newton Aycliffe. A microchip undertest.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (8678450)

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SCIENTISTS have been firing cosmic rays at microchips to see how they will fare in the desolations of space.

Candida Lycett Green: Poet Laureate’s daughter loved life and countryside

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4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WRITER, conservation campaigner and daughter of a great English poet has died of cancer aged 71.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

Herald Series: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Space hub Harwell boldly goes on a jobs bonanza

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2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ONE small step in Harwell is a giant leap for Oxfordshire’s space industry, with the promise of tens of thousands of new jobs.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

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2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

‘We’ll pull out all stops to let people know about us,’ says new Diamond Light Source chairman

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2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE new chairman of the Diamond Light Source particle accelerator research facility has vowed to press the case for funding for the facility in the run-up to next year’s general election.

Time to dig in for Dragon Boat races

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1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to crowd the banks of the Thames in Abingdon for the 14th annual Dragon Boat races.

The Scales of Justice: 20 people up in court

Herald Series: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

‘Rail station revamp offers a better welcome to Didcot’

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10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

COMPLETION of an £8m scheme to redevelop the forecourt at Didcot Parkway rail station is set to be completed in the next fortnight.

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

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9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

Send us your ice bucket challenge videos

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8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

As Ice Bucket Challenge fever sweeps the nation, we want to see your videos as you rise to the challenge.

School run will add to Oxford bypass roadwork jams

Herald Series: Oxford’s Eastern Bypass

8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

DRIVERS are being warned they face more traffic congestion as parents return to the school run next week.

Villagers plan a co-operative to buy their pub

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7:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

VIILAGERS are trying to start a co-operative to save a pub in West Hanney, near Wantage.

‘Stay vigilant’ police warning after hay arson

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7:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

ABOUT £20,000 worth of hay has been burned in an arson attack near Wantage.

Break-ins prompt security guard to be hired at Millets Farm

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7:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

MILLETS Farm garden centre near Abingdon is to hire a security guard after being broken into three times this month.

300 sign petition over parking fees at Oxfordshire's community hospitals

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6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MORE than 300 people have signed a petition opposing any moves to introduce parking charges at community hospitals.

Crowds expected at festival that puts town on the map

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9:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALLINGFORD is set for the biggest weekend of the summer as BunkFest returns for the 13th year.

Outcry as developer seeks to build homes on old Didcot pub site

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6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DIDCOT residents have hit out at new plans to knock down an historic pub and buil homes on the site.

New Wallingford distribution centre ‘should lead to 75 jobs’

Herald Series: Lynda Atkins

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW distribution centre working for national supermarket chains including Tesco and Sainsbury’s could bring 75 jobs to Wallingford.

Appeal over council’s school transport policy

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Oxfordshire County Council will consider an appeal against a decision made under its home-to-school transport next week.





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