Oxfordshire

Watership Down: Author's estate to stop 'trivial' adaptations

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 13:04
The family of Watership Down author Richard Adams has won a court case over the rights to the work.
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S1mba's hit single experience with Rover 'surreal'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:21
S1mba's debut single Rover went viral on TikTok after celebrities posted videos dancing to the track.
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Nature reserves 'trashed' after lockdown easing

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 11:39
Littering, fly-tipping and barbecue fires are destroying habitats, a wildlife trust says.
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Oxfordshire house building plans delayed by coronavirus

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:36
Projects will slip from March 2022 to October, and could take even longer, a meeting hears.
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PC Andrew Harper: Murder trial to start in June

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:02
Three men had been on trial for murder before a jury was discharged because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Oxford deputy mayor spoken to by police over lockdown meeting

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:36
Oxford's deputy lord mayor Mohammed Altaf-Khan attended at meeting at a mosque on 27 May.
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Visitors to former quarry in Chinnor told to stay away

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:21
"Gangs of people" were at the disused quarry "without any concern for social distancing", an MP says.
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Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:00
An Independent Cinema Office survey found only a quarter of venues planned to open before autumn.
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Coronavirus: Peter Gough died at Oxford hospital after 'lack of PPE'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:36
Emma Gough says hospitals should do more to protect admin staff after her father died.
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Monday food and plant stall market

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:13

Since the national lockdown on 23rd March 2020 the Monday Charter Market has been a food market only with strict social distancing in place. The regulations in relation to Covid-19 have now changed to enable open air markets to operate with their usual range of stalls but this is subject to the operation of the market being “Covid-19 safe.”

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Formula 1: Williams up for sale after £13m loss last year

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:13
The Williams Formula 1 team and wider company group are up for sale after posting a £13m loss last year.
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Campaigners raise cash to buy Bladon's White House pub

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:28
The group say they are "thrilled" to have an offer accepted on the 16th Century pub in Oxfordshire.
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Thames Valley officer had mask pulled off in attack

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:50
Craig O'Leary, of Thames Valley Police Federation, says officers are subjected to "horrific" assaults.
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Police use horses in Oxford to chase down wanted man

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:02
Officers say the spectacle in Oxford may have provided "light entertainment" for neighbours.
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Oxford City Council defends having two deputy leaders

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:04
The council's Labour leader Susan Brown says having two deputies gives "strength" to her team
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Coronavirus: Oxford University intends to teach face-to-face

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:36
The university's vice-chancellor says emerging from coronavirus "will be slow and protracted".
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Oxford £50m electric bus bid in doubt over cost issues

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:11
Bus companies estimate the cost of replacing their fleets at more than the £50m on offer.
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Coronavirus: 'Short-lived' rebound in house hunter demand

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:09
Buyer demand leapt when curbs on the sector were lifted in England, but may not last long-term, analysis says.
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Maintenance Work

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 09:49

Maintenance work is being carried out on Wednesday 27th May between 10:00am and 2:00pm which may affect the Town Council phone lines.

If you need to contact the office during this time please use the email address enquiries@abingdon.gov.uk.

Many Thanks for your understanding.

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Plan for £6m River Thames bridge on Oxford approved

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:18
The bridge will cross the River Thames at Oxpens Meadow to link it with Oxford city centre.
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