Oxfordshire

Public hire e-scooter trial approved for Oxford

BBC Oxford News Feed - 2 hours 13 min ago
The trial will initially start in Headington before being rolled out to other parts of the city.
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University of Oxford's £200m life sciences building plan approved

BBC Oxford News Feed - 6 hours 10 min ago
The university said work is expected to start in June with the building opening in 2024.
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Former Carterton mayor does not have to pay back £4,000

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 14:56
Lynn Little says the money is to be used to set up a veterans' home in Carterton.
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Hotel at Oxford's former Boswells store given green light

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:52
Oxford City Council gives the go ahead to turn the city's oldest department store into a hotel.
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Covid: Crops 'damaged nationwide' by lockdown walkers avoiding mud

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 06:08
An influx of people "walking over planted crops" is "impacting farmers' businesses", a rural association says.
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Oxfordshire boy groomed by gangs 'failed' by authorities

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 14:16
Jacob, 16, was found dead in his bedroom in Oxfordshire after being groomed into drug trafficking.
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Oxford research tackles threat of antibiotic resistance

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 01:55
Oxford says the "public cannot get enough of experts" with a £100m donation for antibiotics research.
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'My boss made me come to work and I caught Covid'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:09
Despite the risks, people say they are being asked to work on site when they could do it from home.
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National League: Latest Covid-19 funding package to be offered as loans

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 21:11
National League clubs are dealt a major blow after being told future funding from the government will be issued as loans.
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Covid-19: Oxfordshire hospitals cancel ops amid 'huge challenges'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 17:55
Routine surgeries at hospitals in Oxfordshire have been postponed because of coronavirus pressures.
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Radiohead: School band demo up for auction

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 07:17
The five members of Radiohead met at school in Abingdon and formed a band called On A Friday.
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New intensive care unit planned for Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 01/16/2021 - 16:44
Health bosses says there is an "urgent requirement" for increased capacity at John Radcliffe Hospital.
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Northampton Town P-P Oxford United: Waterlogged pitch postpones League One fixture

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 01/16/2021 - 12:14
Saturday's League One fixture between Northampton Town and Oxford United is postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
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Melton Mowbray swimmer completes ice bath challenge

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 01/16/2021 - 09:01
Solicitor Justine Sore says she devised the challenge to get her "cold water fix in lockdown".
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Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 01/16/2021 - 00:16
Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?
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'Staggering' number of long Covid cases, MP warns

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:36
Layla Moran says 300,000 people are now living with the long-term effects of coronavirus in the UK.
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Didcot Power Station: Family seek answers after lung cancer death

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 16:48
Brian Neil's family want to know if he was exposed to silica in his job as a sandblaster.
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Thames Water criticised over Witney river pollution

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:57
Campaigners say raw sewage is being dumped in rivers because infrastructure is inadequate
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Sean Clare: Burton Albion sign Oxford United midfielder on loan

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:29
Burton Albion sign midfielder Sean Clare on loan from fellow League One side Oxford United until the end of the season.
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Coronavirus: What powers do police have if people break Covid rules?

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 13:14
Coronavirus lockdown rules are changing across the UK, but who is responsible for enforcing them?
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