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Wantage woman who was ‘passed out’ broke coronavirus rules

A covid rule-breaking woman was passed out drunk on her sofa while party crashers sang karaoke into ‘Hoover nozzle’, a court heard. Ella Trafford, now 22, denied taking part in a gathering at her home near Wantage in February 2021 in breach of coronavirus restrictions then in force. She claimed to have been asleep and

Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison reveals ‘genetic alcoholism’ is stopping her from having kids

Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison has shared the heartbreaking reason why she is yet to have kids. The reality TV star has spoken out ahead of a new Channel 4 documentary discussing her and her alcoholic dad’s struggle with booze. Vicky revealed she is “scared” to have kids, worried they could end up “broken” like

Abingdon man could face fine for allegedly no train ticket

A COMMUTER from Abingdon is facing a fine after allegedly travelling on a train without paying his fare. Pemba Sherpa, 34, of Willow Pike in Abingdon, is due in court for allegedly travelling with Great Western Railway without paying a fare. The journey in question reportedly took place on March 2 this year from Reading.

Liz Truss profile: All you need to know about the woman who could replace Boris Johnson

Liz Truss will face Rishi Sunak as the Tory leadership race whittled down to two on Wednesday. The former chancellor and the Foreign Secretary finished in the top two places after five rounds of voting by Tory MPs, with Penny Mordaunt eliminated from the race to replace Boris Johnson after a bitter contest in Westminster.

Next phase of 1,880 home Willowbrook Park estate in Didcot

PLANS for the next 99 homes of an 1,880-home housing estate in Didcot have been submitted.   Croudace Homes and the University of Reading received outline planning permission for the estate to the north east of the town, since named Willowbrook Park, from South Oxfordshire District Council in June 2017. The planning authority approved plans

Scales of Justice: Latest cases in Oxford Magistrates’ Court

LINARD AINSONS, 24, of Green Road, Headington, admitted driving a Vauxhall Vivaro van in Bartlemas Close, Oxford, on December 2 last year while over the cannabis drug driving limit and whilst uninsured. He was fined £250, banned from driving for a year and must pay a £34 victim surcharge. TRAVASS PAPE, 24, of no fixed

Thames Water fix burst Witney pipe but water supplies still affected

THAMES Water says its engineers have worked through the night to fix the burst pipe near Witney that left hundreds of households without water or with low pressure yesterday. Although the 18-inch pipe has been fixed, it may take some time for water supplies to return to normal, the company said. READ MORE: Live updates

Firefighters tackle A40 verge fire between Cutteslowe and Headington

A discarded cigarette end was believed to have been the cause of a verge fire on the A40 near Cutteslowe. Crews from two Oxford fire stations were sent to reports of the blaze in the central reservation between Cutteslowe and Headington roundabout at 5.30pm on Friday. Firefighters closed part of the road while they put

Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine centres to close because of heatwave

Covid-19 vaccine centres in Oxford will close as the heatwave intensifies. Today, the Met Office upgraded their weather warning for Oxfordshire to a red, ‘danger to life’ warning for next Monday (July 18) and Tuesday (July 19). Record breaking temperatures are predicted some places expected to experiences 40°C weather. READ MORE: Met Office upgrades 'extreme heat'

Alleged victim in east Oxford sexual assault trial cross-examined at Oxford Crown Court

The alleged victim of a ‘vagrant’ denied making up allegations he had groped her as she sat on the kerb in order to ‘get her boyfriend’s attention’. Jurors at Oxford Crown Court heard that the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was approached by the man as she sat on the kerb on

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XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim