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Tory leadership contender Liz Truss welcomed in West Oxfordshire

West Oxfordshire Conservative Associaton welcomed Tory leadership hopeful Liz Truss to Carterton this afternoon. County councillor Liam Walker, who represents Hanborough and Minster Lovell, tweeted: "This afternoon we welcomed @trussliz to Carterton to meet with members of WOCA. "Although I’m supporting @RishiSunak in this contest it was great to meet & hear from Liz. No matter

LIVE UPDATES: Delays on the A4142 in Oxfordshire due to lane closure

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Sentencing of three men accused of Barton shops affray is delayed again

THE SENTENCING of a Barton affray had to be delayed again – over confusion about why since-convicted killer Lewis Brown wasn’t at court to learn his fate. The 21-year-old’s co-defendants Andee Williams, 50, and Cameron Merritt, 18, had attended Oxford Crown Court on Wednesday to be sentenced for the incident in Underhill Circus last June.

Radcliffe Meteorological Station declares the driest year in Oxford since 1976

Radcliffe Meteorological Station It has been the driest year in Oxford since 1976. The Radcliffe Meteorological Station recorded only 236.1mm of precipitation between January and July 2022, the lowest since '76 when there was a two-month heatwave. The station, located within the grounds of Green Templeton College, in the shadow of the iconic Radcliffe Observatory, also recorded no rainfall

Photo shows man destroying LTN in Oxford

A PHOTO has emerged of low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) bollard being vandalised in Oxford. The photo, sent to the Oxford Mail anonymously, shows a man jumping on top of the bollard in Bullingdon Road, off Cowley Road, this evening (10) at about 8.15pm. It appears a blue car was waiting behind him to pass through once the

When four-star hotel The Store replacing Boswells will open in Oxford

Oxford's newest hotel The Store is expected to open in about a year's time. The former Boswells department store has now been demolished inside and the new building is starting to take shape, according to a contractor. Shoppers were shocked when Boswells in Cornmarket shut for good in 2020 and then Debenhams also closed. Read

GoFundMe launched after autistic student took his own life

THE mum of an autistic student who took his own life after struggling at university is hoping to positively impact the lives of others. Cameron Fraser died in March, while studying law at the University of Exeter. The 20-year-old’s mum Shelly Fraser, from Littlemore, has created a GoFundMe, with the aim of helping those who

Banbury man found dead after saying he’s being followed

A MAN was found dead in his home only a couple of days after texting his friends to say he thought he was being “tracked”. Jonatan Bucko, known to his friends and family as Jonny, was found at his home in Greenhill, Banbury on April 16 this year. The 34-year-old, who was a cyber security

Cropredy Festival returns this week after two-year hiatus

AFTER two years of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, the longest-running music festival in Oxfordshire has returned. Fairport’s Cropredy Convention was set up and is still run by the folk-rock band Fairport Convention who are still based close to the site near Banbury. The 41st anniversary of the evening is returning tomorrow (11) for

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