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Oxford: Man arrested after Cowley Road ‘shooting’

A man has been arrested after an alleged ‘shooting’ incident on Cowley Road earlier this evening. Thames Valley Police have said that around 6.45pm officers were called to Cowley Road, near the junction of Crown Street, after reports of a firearm being discharged. At this stage police believe that a man was in a car

PICTURES: Images from the scene of Cowley Road ‘shooting’

This evening Cowley Road was shut by police, with locals alleging the incident was a ‘shooting’. Multiple police vehicles and an ambulance scrambled to the scene and part of the road was cordoned off while police investigated the situation. READ MORE:  Oxford: Everything we know about the incident on Cowley Road LIVE UPDATES: Cowley Road

Oxford: Everything we know about the incident on Cowley Road

UPDATE: A man has now been arrested and police have launched an appeal. The copy in this story has been amended to reflect this Cowley Road was closed this evening after an alleged ‘shooting’ saw police descend on the scene. The incident saw traffic at a stand-still and part of the road closed off while police

LIVE UPDATES: Cowley Road in Oxford closed off after alleged ‘shooting’

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Oxfordshire walkers warned after ‘human poo’ spotted

A warning has been issued to walkers, after ‘human poo’ was spotted in an area of woodland. The warning was issued on the Spotted: Steventon & Drayton Facebook page this afternoon (July 23). The defecation, which appeared to be made by a person rather than an animal, was seen at Steventon Copse alongside some baby

North Oxford residents want post office in old bank building

People living in north Oxford have called for a new post office to be opened up in a building previously occupied by a bank. Lloyds Bank at 201 Banbury Road in Summertown closed on Thursday (July 21). The branch closed down as part of a mass closure across the country by the bank’s parent company, Lloyds Banking

PICTURES: Oxford’s Lloyds Bank closes down forever

A bank in Oxford shut its doors for the final time this week as it closed down permanently. The branch closed down as part of a mass closure across the country by the bank’s parent company, Lloyds Banking Group. READ MORE: LISTED: All the roads in Witney that will become 20mph after council decision The bank's



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