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

Herald Series:

6:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Tributes paid to man found stabbed to death on Abingdon riverbank

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Residents invited to step up to new outdoor gym in Cutteslowe Park

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10:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTTESLOWE has gained a new outdoor gym thanks to almost £39,000 of grant funding.

Didcot sculptor turns weatherman into Elvis

Herald Series:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PENSIONER’S wire mesh sculptures are starting to get folk ‘all shook up.’ Peter Lovegrove, 83, has been searching for the right hobby since retiring from the Atomic Energy Authority in Harwell.

Firefighters have now left Didcot B Power Station after a site inspection

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9:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have now left Didcot B power station following an inspection of the site this morning.

Oxfordshire braced for severe winds caused by aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

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8:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Oxfordshire are being warned to watch out for severe winds caused by the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Ebola volunteer ‘doing well’ with vaccine shot

Herald Series: Lynda Atkins

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first woman to be given a potential Ebola vaccine in an Oxford trial is said to be doing well.

Power station fire inquiry may take days to find cause

Herald Series:

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN INVESTIGATION into what sparked the major blaze at Didcot B power station is expected to take up to a week to complete.

Man arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery on Saturday.

Committee approves plans for new primary school

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLANS to build a new primary school in Didcot were approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning and regulation committee yesterday.

Colourful cabs driving home the importance of free NHS testing for over-40s

Herald Series:

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEALTH leaders hope colourful cabs will help reverse a fall in the rate of people having free NHS check-ups.

County council revises budget cuts to lessen burden on services for homeless

Herald Series:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTS to help for homeless people are to be changed after concerns were raised about their impact.

£25k software package to resolve South Oxfordshire District Council voting error

Herald Series: south oxfordshire district council logo

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MANAGERS at South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) have invested up to £25,000 in new computer software to help ensure there are not further errors with voter registration.

Parents reminded they have until end of October to make secondary school applications

Herald Series: Melinda Tilley

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PARENTS with children starting secondary school next September have been reminded to apply online with their preferred schools before the end of the month.

Model trains making a very big impression on Didcot youngsters

Herald Series:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was all aboard at a model railway show in Didcot this weekend as youngsters got up close to electric trains.

Update: Murder investigation after man "stabbed on a boat" in Abingdon

Herald Series:

7:09am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN was stabbed to death in Abingdon last night.

Free cardiac tests given to help save lives of young people

Herald Series:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAURIE Carpenter breathed a sigh of relief as a doctor gave him the all-clear.

Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

Herald Series:

10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Enthusiastic ideas wanted for riverside revamp

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5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

ABINGDON’S Abbey Grounds riverside area is being revamped with residents’ help.

Man arrested after 'unknown' woman threatened with knife

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

4:53pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Abingdon on Saturday.

New primary school approved for Didcot's Great Western Park

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

4:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS  to build a new primary school in Didcot were approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning and regulation committee today.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

Herald Series: police officer rear

4:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Herald Series: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

Lanes closed after bus and truck crash on A361

Herald Series: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUS and a truck collided between Chipping Norton and Shipton-under-Wychwood this morning.

Phone and watches stolen from Abingdon's Timpson store

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

12:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MOBILE phone, two watches and cash were stolen during a burglary at Timpsons in Abingdon.

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Herald Series: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital will walk out today in the latest round of industrial action over pay.

Little trains making a very big impression

Herald Series:

9:20am Monday 20th October 2014

IT was all aboard at a model railway show in Didcot this weekend as youngsters got up close to electric trains.

County is braced for battering by winds tomorrow in wake of Hurricane Gonzalo

Herald Series: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

STRONG winds could hit Oxfordshire tomorrow, as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach the UK.

Charges over raid attempt on Londis store in Vineyard

Herald Series: Scales of Justice

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with an attempted robbery at the Londis store in the Vineyard, Abingdon, on Saturday.

Update: Four cooling towers damaged after blaze at Didcot Power Station + Video

Herald Series:

8:18am Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR cooling towers were damaged in last night's fire at Didcot Power Station, Oxfordshire's chief fire officer has said this morning. 

DIDCOT POWER STATION FIRE: 'It was a bit of an inferno' + Video

Herald Series:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUGE fire ripped through a cooling tower at Didcot Power Station last night.

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

Herald Series:

7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

MP pushes for community cycle cash

Herald Series: Nicola Blackwood MP

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

CASH for investment in cycling must be made available to community groups and councils, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood told a debate in the Commons.

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

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7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

Herald Series:

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Grove airfield plans for discussion

Herald Series: Clavis Holdings Ltd want to build 35 new homes in Goodrich.

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

PARISH councillors in Grove will discuss the current status of the 2,500-home Grove Airfield development at their next meeting tomorrow night.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

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6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

Can I kick it?

Herald Series:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

THESE youngsters were showing people how it is done at a martial arts open day in Abingdon this weekend.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

Herald Series: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Update: Fire at Didcot Power Station under control and 'no risk to the public' + Video of blaze

Herald Series:

9:08pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE fire at Didcot Power Station is under control and the smoke is not hazardous to the public, a fire chief has said tonight.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

Herald Series: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

The week's best pictures: from ballroom to barrels, our snappers are on a roll

Herald Series:

6:00pm Saturday 18th 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

Care worker sacked from her job after attack outside pub

Herald Series:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A FORMER care home worker said to be a “peacemaker” by nature has been convicted of assaulting a woman outside a Didcot pub.

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

Herald Series: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Herald Series: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Man suffered burns in Milton Heights fire

Herald Series: oxfordshire fire and rescue logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A man suffered minor burns to his hands and face trying to put out a shed fire in Milton Heights, near Didcot.

South Oxfordshire District Council choses John Cotton as new leader

Herald Series: Ann Ducker

7:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

John Cotton has been chosen as the new leader of South Oxfordshire District Council.

Baby’s middle name in memory of 22-year-old bone cancer victim Alex

Herald Series:

7:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

THREE years after his death the family of 22-year-old bone cancer victim Alex Lewis continue to find ways to remember the son and brother they loved.

Thousands like Facebook post on council page criticising traffic chaos

Herald Series: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN Charles New posted a comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Facebook page about traffic gridlock, it prompted thousands of responses.

Vale challenge over ‘dangerous’ pedestrian crossings in Abingdon

Herald Series: Matthew Barber

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A LEGAL challenge could be launched against Oxfordshire County Council over two “dangerous” pedestrian crossings and a housing estate.





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