Oxfordshire

HS2: Review to examine costs and benefits of rail project

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 13:29
It will look at the costs and benefits, with a “go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper: PC's death inspires thanks from public

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:02
People across the UK flood police with gifts and kind acts in the wake of PC Andrew Harper's death.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper: PC murder accused Jed Foster appears in court

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:49
Jed Foster, who is accused of killing Andrew Harper, is remanded in custody at Reading Crown Court.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Tribute to PC Andrew Harper

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:35

THE MAYOR OF ABINGDON, CLLR CHARLIE BIRKS

The whole of the town was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of PC Andrew Harper, who had been based at Abingdon Police Station for many years.  Andrew lost his life in the line of duty, selflessly serving and protecting the public.  His death has come as a sharp reminder of the risks which the police take on our behalf every day. 

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

'Huge costs' behind Countryfile Live move from Blenheim Palace

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 13:43
The-four day event has been held at Blenheim Palace for the past four years.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford United v Burton Albion

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:53
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Oxford United and Burton Albion.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper death: Murder accused appears in court

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:27
Jed Foster appears before magistrates, after PC Andrew Harper's wife pays tribute to her "darling boy".
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford United: Bristol City's Matty Taylor and Derby's George Thorne join on loan

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:14
Oxford sign Bristol City striker Matty Taylor on loan for the rest of the season and Derby midfielder George Thorne until January.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Didcot power station: Three hurt as cooling towers demolished

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:31
They suffered minor injuries as Didcot's cooling towers were demolished using explosive charges.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper death: Police given more time to quiz suspects

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:45
PC Andrew Harper died in Berkshire on Thursday when he was dragged along the road by a vehicle.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Jihadi Jack's parents brand Sajid Javid a 'coward' over revoked citizenship

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 19:29
The parents of Jack Letts, dubbed Jihadi Jack, say the UK government is "shirking responsibility".
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper death: More than £100k raised for officer's family

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 17:37
Thousands of pounds are donated to a crowdfunding page set up to support Andrew Harper's family.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Jihadi Jack: IS recruit Jack Letts loses UK citizenship

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 13:19
The Muslim convert - dubbed Jihadi Jack - has had his citizenship revoked.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Didcot Power Station towers demolished

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 12:49
The power station's gigantic, concrete towers created clouds of dust as they were blown down.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Didcot power station: Last cooling towers demolished

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 07:24
The last three cooling towers at the Didcot A plant have been brought down in a controlled explosion.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Blackpool v Oxford United

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:10
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Blackpool and Oxford United.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Andrew Harper death: Ten males aged 13 to 30 arrested

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 03:07
Newly-wed PC Andrew Harper was dragged along a road by a vehicle while investigating a burglary.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Thames Valley Police officer killed in Berkshire

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:13
Ten people aged between 13 and 30 have been arrested on suspicion of murder, Thames Valley Police says.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Family thank staff who saved premature twin boys

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:18
Ruben and Jenson Powell were born at 22 weeks and six days and between them weighed less than 1.2kg.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Didcot: The power station that inspired poetry

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:16
Didcot Power Station's iconic towers will be demolished as Oxfordshire's skyline changes forever.
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