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Platinum Jubilee beacon locations in Oxfordshire : see the list

A network of flaming tributes to the Queen will stretch throughout the country on Thursday, here are the ones on your doorstep in Oxfordshire. Beacons marking the Platinum Jubilee will be lit at 9.45 pm sites including the Tower of London, Windsor Great Park, Hillsborough Castle and the Queen’s estates of Sandringham and Balmoral, along…

Headington Festival back after two-year absence during covid pandemic

Families descended on Bury Knowle Park for the Headington Festival this weekend – after a two-year absence. Chairman of the festival organising committee Richard Bradley said it was ‘fantastic to be back’ after the pandemic forced two cancellations in a row. The popular event is organised by community group Headington Action, of which Mr Bradley…

Woman remains in hospital with serious injuries after A40 crash near Northleach

A WOMAN taken to hospital after a two-car smash on the A40 remains at the John Radcliffe with serious injuries, police said. A 21-year-old man, the driver of the BMW that collided with the injured woman’s Peugeot, has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit and driving under the influence of alcohol. READ MORE:…

Father’s Day 2022: Cartwright & Butler releases delicious gift bags, tins and hampers

Father's Day is on the horizon and Cartwright & Butler is on hand to make sure you don't leave your gifts until the last minute. Saturday, June 19 is the day dedicated to the father figures in our lives, celebrating who they are and all the wonderful things they do for us.  If you want…

Send in photos of your cute pets

Owners from across Oxfordshire are sending in photos of their beloved pets. Hundreds of people sent in pictures to enter the Oxford Mail Perfect Pet 2022 competition. Read more: Nine nostalgic photos of 1985 After a shortlist was drawn up of 10 pets, readers voted for a winner, using coupons printed in the Oxford Mail.…

Arrest warrant out for Henley thug who failed to attend Oxford court

An arrest warrant was issued after a man accused of breaching a suspended sentence imposed for beating up his partner after a laughing gas binge failed to attend court. George Morgan was spared an immediate jail term in March. Recorder John Hardy QC suspended the 12 month prison sentence for a year, recognising that the defendant…

Oxford bioscience firm boss, 59, accused of pocketing company funds

A former biosciences boss will stand trial next year accused of defrauding his firm out of tens of thousands of pounds. Andrew Chancellor, 59, was chief executive of Natural Bioscience, an Oxford-based medical research company, when he allegedly used company funds for personal expenditure. Between May 2012 and January 2015, he is accused of defrauding…

East Oxford LTN has been smashed down again

MORE roadblocks that were set up as part of a new low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) scheme in East Oxford have been smashed down as fury against the measures continues.   It has only been one full weekend since LTN barriers were put up on streets off Cowley Road as part of the six-month Oxfordshire County Council LTN trial taking place in the Divinity Road,…

Full story of how Jimmy Sheen’s gang of ATM thieves were caught by Oxfordshire police

Two days before the smash that claimed the life of Rocky Broadway, DCI Aidan Donohoe had formally signed off an operation investigating the organised crime boss for whom the four occupants of the stolen Mercedes were working when they crashed. Last week, Mr Donohoe was one of half a dozen police officers in court to…

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17 Summer Dresses That Are Equipped With Convenient Pockets

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‘When Calls the Heart’ Cast’s Dating History: Inside Hallmark Stars’ Romances

Hearties rejoice! Hope Valley is full of love triangles and complex love stories, but the cast of When Calls the Heart’s real-life romances aren’t quite as hard to keep track of. Erin Krakow, Chris McNally and Kevin McGarry are just some of the Hallmark Channel stars who have become family over the show’s more than

17 Stunning Low-Back Swimsuits That Will Turn Heads This Summer

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Everyone’s swim style is different, but we can all agree that a one-piece with a sultry low-back design will always look amazing! Sure, many shoppers out there may think that one-piece swimsuits are too modest, but there are

Margot Robbie Celebrates 32nd Birthday With a Barbie-Themed Party on Set

Margot Robbie at the ‘The Suicide Squad’ film premiere in Los Angeles on August 2, 2021. Broadimage/ShutterstockCome on Barbie, let’s go party! While filming the live-action movie about the iconic doll, Margot Robbie celebrated her 32nd birthday in style — and in character. The actress received a pink Barbie doll cake that read “Happy Birthday