Oxfordshire

Charity worker cyclist dies month after Wantage 'hit-and-run'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 14:42
Simon Chesher was struck by a car on the A417 near Ardington Wick in Wantage on 2 August.
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Oxford United v Sunderland

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 12:22
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Oxford United and Sunderland.
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Oxford University reports record number of state school admissions

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 20:47
The university said the figure boosted its 'long-standing commitment to address educational inequality'.
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Brookes students 'could be expelled' for gatherings

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:23
Prof Alistair Fitt warns students breaking coronavirus laws will have "firm action" taken against them.
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Circumcision practitioner charged with assaulting children

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:31
A man is charged with physically assaulting children across England during circumcision procedures.
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Pilots 'distracted' in mid-air collision near Henley - report

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:44
One of the pilots cut short the charity flight after a child onboard became vocal, the report says.
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Fox with head trapped in Oxford wheelchair lift rescued

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:52
The RSPCA was called to rescue the animal which was was wedged down the edge of the lift in Oxford.
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Oxford 1-1 Watford (0-3 pens): Hornets knock U's out of Carabao Cup

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 22:22
Watford knock Oxford United out of the Carabao Cup 3-0 on penalties after scoring a late equaliser to force the shootout.
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Coronavirus patient fears 'not getting back to normal'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:02
A study into long-term effects of coronavirus highlights the case of 22-year-old with chronic fatigue.
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Shrunken heads removed from Pitt Rivers Museum display

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:40
The Pitt Rivers Museum says audience research suggests the heads reiterate cultural stereotypes.
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Thames Valley, Sussex and Surrey Police's software could be scrapped

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:07
Thames Valley, Sussex and Surrey Police have so far paid £3.3m to KPMG for the new software, Equip.
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'Divorce boom' forecast as lockdown sees advice queries rise

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 00:02
Data shows more people are searching for advice on getting a divorce according to Citizens Advice.
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Lincoln City v Oxford United

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 12:33
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Lincoln City and Oxford United.
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Sam Winnall: Oxford United sign former Sheffield Wednesday striker

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 14:26
League One side Oxford United sign striker Sam Winnall on an initial two-year deal after his release by Sheffield Wednesday.
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WW2 Spitfire flying ace Sqn Ldr Allan Scott dies at 99

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 14:04
Sqn Ldr Allan Scott had hoped to take a Spitfire to the air again to celebrate his 100th birthday.
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Job losses at BMW's Cowley Mini plant postponed

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 17:22
BMW says it has seen "recent and unexpected improvements in global customer demand" for Minis.
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Sad news regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 12:39

 

Sad news regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs

The Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs will not take place this year. The difficult decision to cancel was taken by Abingdon Town Council after much deliberation at a Council meeting last night (9th September 2020).

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Coronavirus tests to increase in Oxford as students return

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:07
The University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University are implementing new measures.
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Leisure centre cuts and tax hikes amid pandemic costs

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 00:45
Councillors say they face "difficult financial decisions ahead" amid shortfalls.
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Coronavirus: Oxford University vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 00:20
AstraZeneca describes the pause in its keenly-awaited final clinical trials as routine.
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