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Oxford United players with Luke Biggs on a visit to Oxford Children’s Hospital in December 2014

Wish granted for inspirational teen Luke after life support machine turned off

Two men deny murdering Kerry Reeves who was fatally shot

Two men deny murdering Kerry Reeves who was fatally shot

Martin Cresdee in his garden with a kitchen knife

Former nuclear scientist gets 56-day jail term for petty thefts as neighbours call for mental health treatment

Helen Buckland, director of the Sumatran Orangutan Society

Campaigners celebrate as zoo release orangutan from captivity

John Prior, pictured left with Richard Terry, of Abingdon Lions Club, is calling time on his rounds as one of Santa’s little helpers

It could be the end for Santa's sleigh tour as Rudolph hangs up his red nose

Serge Convers-Reignier, with sons Baptiste, nine, and Gabriel, six, ready to take on a 50-mile test

Father from Abingdon ready to take on big race for Skye Hall charity

Councillor Monica Lovatt stands next to Abingdon County Hall's scaffolding

Weathervane could be stripped of costly scaffolding after investigation falls flat

James Bowler, Carol Chapman, Chris Bryan and Trevor Wood with the cheque for £13,448 for The Abingdon Bridge

Big hitters at golf club donate £13k to youth charity

Tony Legg, from the Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers

Wassailers awaken apple trees from slumbers at festival for fruit harvest

Sarah Morris, who has set up a group for mums and dads called Jibber Jabber, with nine-month-old daughter Sophie

New parent group offering guest speakers and discussion looks to banish the ‘baby brain’

MOT technician Paul Waller with marketing manager Mirabelle Mack

Learn to tell your big end from your pistons at basic car maintenance classes

Thames Valley Farmers' Market has been granted an extra day's trading in Abingdon every month

Traders face increased competition from rival market

Doris Salsbury at her 104th birthday in 2014 with, front from left, son Robert Salsbury and daughter Topsey Salsbury; back, from left, Harry Salsbury, Brian Salsbury, and Abingdon mayor Angela Lawrence

Family's touching tribute to Abingdon's oldest resident Doris Hyde

The boarded up window at the house in Farm Road, Abingdon

Smoke alarm alerts neighbours to fire at Abingdon house

Serious house fire in Abingdon thought to have been started by incense burner

Abingdon house fire: "We could hear crackling...it was almost like the wall cavity was falling in"

Graham Langsbury

Unnoticed aneurysm ‘could have killed me’ says man who had early screening

Woman hurt in car crash near Millets Farm

Woman hurt in car crash near Millets Farm

Bob Garrett, who lives next to Tilsley Park, says a decision to approve an application by Abingdon School for new floodlights was based on misleading information

Floodlights granted by council based on ‘factually flawed’ application, claims neighbour

Four accidents on A34 near Abingdon (Credit Thames Valley Police)

UPDATE: Four separate car accidents on A34 near Abingdon

The Science Fusion Tower at Abingdon School

School’s science structure aims to inspire generations of students

Water experts claim that controversial plans for giant reservoir are 'inevitable'

Water experts claim that controversial plans for giant reservoir are 'inevitable'

Mike Gould wants the site of the scrapped Abingdon Hydro power plant project restored after trees were felled to make way for the scheme

Protester claims land beside weir is an ‘ecological mess’ after failed hydro project

Left to right, chairman of the trustees of Abingdon Bridge Chris Bryan, town councillor Dennis Garrett and Justin Langford, drugs and alcohol support worker

Youth centre gets £2,500 boost to help the vulnerable

Norman and Barbara Samuels who are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary

Wartime sweethearts are still head over heels on their platinum anniversary


Police warning as fraud gang targets pensioners

£700 raised for charities in 50 mile walk on Christmas Eve

£700 raised for charities in 50 mile walk on Christmas Eve

Nicola Blackwood MP

MP raises concerns over shortages of places at North Abingdon schools

Back, Amber Shepherd, who is considering modelling and who works at Thena in the Covered Market, pictured with, from left, Tracey Spokes, Rosemary Allan, a trustee of Abingdon Civic Society, and AnneMarie Worth, a director of 13 Theatre Company

Strut your stuff at Abingdon Fashion Show to help raise funds for theatre

Curator Jane Bowen admires the salmon sculpture by Diccon Dadey

Steel salmon is hooking visitors at Abingdon art exhibition

Villagers in Clifton Hampden near Abingdon are protesting against plans to turn The Plough pub into a bed and breakfast hotel

Residents protest against plans to turn historic pub into B&B

Jogger punched in the head and neck in Abingdon assault

Jogger punched in the head and neck in Abingdon assault

Abingdon School headteacher Felicity Lusk and Abingdon Prep School head Crispin Hyde-Dunn, with sixth formers, from left, Tom Buckle, 16, Cameron Thomson, 17, Darius Oraee, 17, and William Sheffield, 16

Boys’ school hailed as "excellent" by inspectors

Abingdon town councillor Sandy Lovatt

Abingdon councillors push for neighbourhood plan

Sculptor Beatrice Hoffman pictured with one of her works at her home studio in Garford, near Abingdon, where she is running a workshop today

Try your hand at sculpture with artist’s workshop

Ock Street residents Holly Barrett, left, and Sheila Huson next to the rubbish dumped by their bins

Abingdon residents furious as fly-tippers land them with clean-up bills

Samantha Bowring

Town councillors move to stump up the cash to save children's centres

Derek Webb and his brothers were unable to bury their mother, June Webb, inset,  with her paertner Bert Harris

‘Council’s blunder means we can’t grant Mum’s final wish’

Martin Woodley of Oxfordshire trading standards

£20k scam on OAP shows rogue traders are getting greedier

Selina Jeacock, right, hands over Christmas presents to the children of Lyn Burgess, left. Back: Shannon, front Lilly-May and 17-year-old Tyson who suffers from cystic fibrosis

How Leah’s Wish brought festive happiness to family affected by cystic fibrosis

Abingdon town centre

Abingdon is a property hotspot as prices shoot up 15.5%

Flowers left outside the scene of the stabbing

Book dealers rally to aid widow and children of Abingdon Poundland stabbing victim

Jo Mellor, her daughter Beth, Ann Barlow and Marge Cross celebrate the award of a £5,000 grant to go towards two new field shelters

Abingdon Riding for the Disabled gets a £5,000 grant boost

Supt Rory Freeman

New police commander insists his area is safe, despite recent killings

First guests stay at new Travelodge in Oxford

First guests stay at new Travelodge in Oxford

Poundland stabbing victim Justin Skrebowski died on wife's birthday

Poundland stabbing victim Justin Skrebowski died on wife's birthday

Store wars: Reg Parshad fears the former Saxton Arms could be a threat to his business if a chain slashes prices

Shop plan for ex-pub worries local trader

Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood questioned Cameron on knives at PMQs

Nicola Blackwood questions PM on knife availability after Poundland stabbing

Abingdon councillors say £2.1m Guildhall development will not affect council precept

Abingdon councillors say £2.1m Guildhall development will not affect council precept

White Horse Leisure Centre staff used a defibrillator to shock the elderly swimmer

Elderly man shocked with defibrillator after having suspected heart attack in swimming pool

Proud: Albert “Jim” Wright holds up his Legion d’honneur medal, which he received from French Ambassador Sylvie Bermann on Wednesday

WW2 RAF bomber hero given highest French bravery award

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