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6 cats at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary are looking for forever homes – How to adopt

The sanctuary rehomes up to 500 animals every year and looks after 60 cats at any one time. If you think you would be able to rehome one of them go to the Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary website for more details.  You can also sponsor any of their animals or donate to the charity's vital work. Why dogs shouldn't eat chocolate…

Nine nostalgic photos of Oxfordshire in 1985

Here we feature photos from 1985 in the Oxford Mail archive. It was the year when a big march backing CND arrived in Oxford and a group travelled to Bonn to raise support for the miners. And Donnington Middle School celebrated a special anniversary. Pupils dug deep to mark the 50th anniversary of their school…

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…

Appeal to trace man after householder catches intruder in their extension

Police have released the image of a man officers would like to speak to in relation to an attempted burglary in Banbury. At around 10.15pm on Wednesday May 4, a man entered a partly finished extension to a property on Bath Road. He was caught by the occupier and ran off. Investigating officer DC Matthew…

Former champion jockey Lester Piggott, 86, is hospitalised in Switzerland

Former champion jockey Lester Piggott has been hospitalised in Switzerland, it has been revealed by a family member, Piggott, 86, was prolific in his career, winning the Epsom Derby nine times, as well as accumulating an astonishing 4,493 total career wins. As a result, was in the first draft of inductees into the British Champions Series…

Oxford man, 50, admits taking part in affray outside Barton shops

A dad accused of brandishing a machete during an argument in Barton has admitted affray. Andee Williams, also known by the surname Morton, was involved in the brawl outside the shops in Underhill Circus last June together with now convicted stab killer Lewis Brown and two other young men. The 50-year-old was due to stand…

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…

Didcot Premier Inn say their thoughts are with guest’s “loved ones” following death

A guest at the Premier Inn was found dead on Saturday after they did not check out on time. Emergency services were seen at the Milton Interchange near Didcot for about seven hours on Saturday (21) wearing HAZMAT suits and breathing equipment.  Staff at the hotel have offered their condolences and said their thoughts are…

LIVE UPDATE: Westgate car park entry system fails causing traffic build up on Oxpens Road and Thames Street

Good morning, Traffic has built up along Oxpens Road and Thames Street after an error at Westgate car park. We will keep you updated.

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,…



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