Oxfordshire

New Oxford University alumni portrait 'celebrates diversity'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 6 hours 36 min ago
The painting is of the first person of African-Caribbean descent to be elected president of the Oxford Union in 1942.

Doncaster Rovers v Oxford United

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:13
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Doncaster Rovers and Oxford United.

Why do the Chinese love Bicester Village?

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 00:33
What's the appeal of a discount shopping centre in the middle of the British countryside?

Faringdon mother detained for stabbing son to death

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:29
Tyler Warmington's body was found at the home of Emma Jackson in Faringdon in March last year.

RAF Benson nurse who posed as teenage girl struck off

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:39
The Nursing and Midwifery Council ruled Kevin Scrafton had brought the profession into disrepute.

'Body of missing man' found in Thames near Henley

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:26
Police believe it is Frederick Lawson, 82, who went missing near Henley-on-Thames on 4 April.

Five things in Oxfordshire

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:36
A collection of stories and videos from the last week.

Oxfordshire's Big Picture

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:49
If you have a great image of Oxfordshire send it to us via email at oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk.

Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:52
The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.

Police charge 15 with drug offences after morning raids

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:03
More than 100 officers were involved in the operations in Banbury, Milton Keynes and Bedford.

Annual Meeting and Mayor Making

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:26

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, and the Town Council invite you to the Annual Meeting and Mayor Making of the Town Council in

St. Helen’s Church, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Doors open from 6.30pm

You are invited to join the Mayor and Town Councillors for a glass of wine or a soft drink at the conclusion of the meeting.

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Katie Hopkins musical confronts the age of outrage

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:11
A new musical called The Assassination of Katie Hopkins causes controversy before it's opened.

Narrow vocabulary 'hits pupils' grades'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:14
Research suggests four out of 10 pupils in their first year of secondary have limited vocabulary.

Oxfordshire Association for the Blind to change name

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:18
Oxfordshire Association for the Blind says its name is "off-putting" to those with some sight.

Thames Valley Police arrest 16 in drug raids

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:07
More than 100 officers raided 11 homes in Banbury, Milton Keynes and Bedford.

Mouse Hole Cafe receives 5 Star award

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:50

The Mouse Hole Café in the Basement of Abingdon Museum has this week received a 5 star award for taking steps to avoid plastic waste and pollution.

The Certificate was presented to the café manager, Emma Rose by the Mayor of Abingdon, Cllr Jan Morter, on behalf of the Abingdon Cuts Plastic! Campaign, part of Abingdon Carbon Cutters.

Three excellent things which the Mouse Hole café do are:                                             

      1.  Sell reusable Ecoffee cups, made from bamboo.

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Abingdon reservoir proposals questioned by Oxfordshire County Council

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:20
Thames Water has revived plans - rejected by the government in 2011 - to build a reservoir in Oxfordshire.

Bullring owner Hammerson pulls back from Intu takeover

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:24
Bullring shopping centre owner Hammerson tells shareholders it no longer wants to buy rival Intu.

Wigan Athletic 1-0 Oxford United

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:07
Will Grigg's 25th goal puts leaders Wigan closer to a return to the Championship with victory against Oxford United.

Oxford May Morning: New measures to tackle crowd problems

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:45
One-way channels are to be used to help the Oxford crowds flow more easily after last year's problems.

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