Oxfordshire

WW1 memorial: Port Meadow stone marks men killed near airfield

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 20:48
Seventeen men died in accidents linked to Port Meadow airfield in World War One.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Middleton Cheney teacher banned for online pupil photos

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:54
Steven Birkett uploaded pictures to a Russian website "known to be frequented by paedophiles".
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford University involved in Twitter row with David Lammy

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:47
The university apologises after retweeting criticism of the MP from one of its students.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:20

Please see below a reminder from the Vale of White Horse District Council regarding Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes -

Vale of White Horse District Council is reminding householders of the usual changes to their waste collections during the week following Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Everyone’s bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week.

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Aer Lingus plane flies under royal wedding police helicopter

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:37
The police helicopter was "several thousand feet" above the passenger plane but looked much closer.
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Man charged over rape of teenage woman in Oxford

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:19
Alshafeea Ezereg, 18, appeared at Oxford Magistrates' Court earlier and was remanded in custody.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Raids across Oxfordshire seize 25,000 illegal cigarettes

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:40
Three shops were targeted following undercover surveillance and tip-offs from the public.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Female drag queen says 'gender is a performance'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:29
Ginger Tart is among a growing number of female drag artists "subverting and challenging gender rules".
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Bereavement lessons: Talking to children about death

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:01
Jamie's dad died when he was just four, now his family want to see bereavement lessons introduced in schools.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

FA Trophy final: Brackley Town beat Bromley 5-4 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:12
National League North side Brackley Town win the FA Trophy for the first time after edging out Bromley on penalties.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Damien Hirst felt-tip drawing sells for £5,500

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:14
The "Charity - It Begins at Home" drawing made £5,500 at auction not up to the expected £8,000.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Five things from Oxfordshire this week

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:03
A collection of stories and videos from the last week.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Cameron Norman: Oxford United sign former Norwich City defender

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:10
League One club Oxford United sign former Norwich City defender Cameron Norman from non-league side King's Lynn.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Street signs that make you look twice

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:03
Signs are meant to make things clearer but there are some places where they warrant a second glance.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Thames Valley PC sacked for using 'inappropriate' force

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:51
PC Adam Scarratt struck a man riding a bike three times with his baton in Oxford.
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Ryan Ledson: Preston sign Oxford United midfielder for undisclosed fee

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:05
Preston sign Oxford United midfielder Ryan Ledson for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.
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Oxford student rape case 'not properly handled'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:10
The case against Oliver Mears should not have been brought, prosecutors admit.
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Dementia exercise programmes 'don't slow brain decline'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:13
Gym exercise programmes for people with mild to moderate dementia "don't work", researchers say.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxfam chief executive to stand down

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:16
Mark Goldring is to leave following the scandal involving claims of sexual misconduct by staff in Haiti.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford Labour councillor resigns over 'anti-Semitic' Facebook post

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:10
Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan's "anti-Semitic" post has prompted an inquiry by Oxford city's Labour group.
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