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Mural celebrating key staff pops up in Oxford

The Covid mural in Manzil Way Gardens, Cowley Road. Picture: Fusion Arts A MURAL recognising key workers has popped up in Oxford. The mural in Manzil Way Gardens, Cowley Road is the latest in a series of artworks commissioned by Fusion Arts. In September, three murals spreading the message of staying safe were created. Read…

Bicester Village reopening: readers react, ‘lockdown 4.0 coming quickly’

NON-ESSENTIAL retail was allowed to reopen again yesterday, as the first of the Government’s Covid restrictions began to be lifted. Here is what our reader’s had to say about the video’s of Bicester Village on Monday: AMY HICKS: “Lockdown 4.0 coming soon.” PHILLIP HEATON: “Most have masks on? “Can’t we let people use common sense.”…

Lorry restrictions in historic Oxfordshire towns

Residents of congested Oxfordshire towns want new traffic restrictions to stop lorries shaking historic buildings and straining ancient bridges. Councillors have called for the new restrictions to be brought in to the areas of Burford, Chipping Norton, and Henley in an effort to stop HGVs driving through them and causing damage to structures. This is…

Thames Valley Air Ambulance stats for miniature one sufferers

File image of the Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Picture: Mark Lord FIFTEEN children are treated every month by the air ambulance, according to latest figures. Thames Valley Air Ambulance treated 181 patients under the age of 18 last year. Of these, 82 were under five-years-old. Matt Hale, critical care paramedic for the charity, said: “The…

Oxford United followers to ogle Shrewsbury sport together on Zoom

File image of fans at the Kassam Stadium. Picture: Oxford United in the Community OXFORD United fans will be able to watch tonight’s home game together thanks to a new initiative. Three Community Kicks members, aged 10 to 14, will join members of the EFL Trust’s Tackling Loneliness Together over 65s group to watch the…

John Watson College seeks votes for cloak competitors

John Watson School in Wheatley. Picture: Google Maps A SPECIAL school is seeking votes to help win an outdoor canopy. John Watson School in Wheatley is taking part in the competition, with the school that receives the most votes winning the shade sail. A post on the school website read: “We are a special school…

Oxford Lined Market merchants ‘at all times hopeful’ as Covid free up begins

AS lockdown measures eased yesterday, shops in Oxford’s Covered Market were among those able to reopen their doors for the first time since Christmas. Monday, April 12, was the first day non-essential retailers across England were able to open their doors to the public this year. While some shops in the historic covered market have…

Hook Norton Brewery horses delivering beer to pubs

News   Commander and Lucas out delivering beer to local pubs. Picture: Hook Norton Brewery HORSES will be out delivering beer as lockdown restrictions loosen. Hook Norton Brewery near Banbury has restarted its horse-drawn deliveries. Commander and Lucas will be visiting pubs in the local area, under the new whip of coachman Nicholas Carter and…

Most up-to-date coronavirus situations in Oxfordshire printed

Eight new coronavirus cases in the whole of Oxfordshire EIGHT people have tested positive for coronavirus in the whole of Oxfordshire.  The latest figures from Public Health England reveal that there had been no new deaths within 28 days of a positive test result in the last 24 hours.  189 people were admitted to hospitals in England…

Drinking locations and cafes with the one real meals hygiene ratings in Bicester

News   LIST: Restaurants and cafes with the best food hygiene ratings in Bicester HERE's a list of the latest restaurants and cafes in Bicester that have a 5-star hygiene score issued by Cherwell District Council: ALSO READ: The best hairdressers and barbers in Bicester The Little Blue Catering Company  The Little Blue Bakery  Lime Trees Farm…

Police tape off Barton residence after man fell off the roof

Police tape off house in Oxford after man fell off the roof POLICE have taped off a house in Barton after a man fell off the roof.  Officers were called to a 'disturbance' at a property on Cranley Road, Oxford, at around 1.20am this morning.  A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said a man was…

Hail in Oxford

News   Hail in Oxford HAIL has been falling across Oxford.  In the city, there has been a mixture of hail, rain showers and sunny spells throughout the day.  Here's what the weather is looking like for the rest of the day in Oxford:  5pm - light shower, 7C  6pm - Cloudy, 6C  7pm -…

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