Thames Valley Police 'won't arrest drug users' in pilot

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:44
People in possession of small amounts of drugs will instead be offered help, Thames Valley Police says.

Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 02:13
Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.

HS2: MPs had 'enormously wrong' cost estimate, says whistleblower

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:42
A former HS2 boss says an early cost estimate MPs had was wrong by hundreds of millions of pounds.

Driver, 73, arrested after pedestrian killed near Botley

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 13:22
The 73-year-old is being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Oxford United 2-0 Blackpool

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:04
In-form Oxford United put a dent in Blackpool's play-off aspirations with a 2-0 win over the Seasiders at a rain-lashed Kassam Stadium.

Naughty parrot keeps using Alexa to buy things online

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 07:47
A parrot who has made friends with its owner's Alexa device keeps ordering things online.

National Action trial: Man trained daughter to do Nazi salute

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:15
Darren Fletcher is being sentenced for being a member of banned neo-Nazi group National Action.

Campsfield House immigration detention centre closes

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:54
The decommissioning of Campsfield House begins following the departure of its last detainees.

Motorcycling pensioner killed by 81-year-old driver

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:18
The 75-year-old biker died in January when he was hit by the car in Oxfordshire.

Radiohead and Janet Jackson to enter the Rock Hall of Fame

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:25
Def Leppard, Roxy Music, The Zombies, Stevie Nicks and The Cure will also be inducted in 2019.

Woman kidnapped in boot of her own car in Kidmore End

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:29
Two men armed with a large knife approached the 58-year-old before bundling her into a black BMW.

Paul Rich accused of murdering baby son in Swindon

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:47
Paul Rich is accused murdering three-month-old Patrick Bradley who died in hospital

Oxford slavery trial: Accused says he paid for 'man cave' labour

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:59
One of the three accused men says he paid for any labour and denied buying drugs for his alleged victims.

Churchill descendant to row Atlantic

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:09
George Spencer-Churchill is one of 88 athletes attempting the 3,000-mile row.

Man dies after two-car crash near Burford, Oxfordshire

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:19
A second man is in a serious condition in hospital after the Oxfordshire accident, police said.

Oxford hospital to pay for EU staff to stay in UK

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:10
The 1,500 staff from EU countries are told by bosses "we want you to stay with us".

Daughter cleared of letting mum die covered in faeces in Didcot

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:23
The elderly woman knew her own mind and "would have nothing to do with doctors", a court heard.

Checkatrade Trophy third-round draw: Sunderland face Newcastle Under-21s

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 12:50
Sunderland have a home derby against Newcastle's Under-21 side in the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy.

Peterborough United v Oxford United

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 10:44
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Peterborough United and Oxford United.

Launch of Abingdon-on-Thames cinema announced

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:52

The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the Abbey Hall – is being brought back to life with a launch date this December.  The building will be transformed with state-of-the-art projection and surround sound equipment, cinema seating and a finely-stocked bar. Named ‘The Abbey Cinema’, the new venue will be kicking off a run of new releases just in time for Christmas, including Mary Poppins Returns, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Robin Hood and Wreck it Ralph, alongside festive favourites such as It’s a Wonderful Life, The Grinch & Nativity Rocks!.

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