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Elections 2021: Oxfordshire council candidates justify wrestle on vehicles ‘to place planet’

A SURVEY of all the candidates standing in this week's elections has found the majority back more measures to get people out of their cars and onto bikes. The questionnaire by the Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel (CoHSAT), found the vast majority of the 300 would-be politicians who responded were in favour of…

RAF Falcons at Brize Norton learns new ticket for anniversary

The 2021 RAF Falcons parachute display team pictured at their home of RAF Brize Norton in front of a C-17 Globemaster. Picture: MOD Crown RAF parachutists have learnt a new display to celebrate their 60th anniversary this year. The RAF Falcons at Brize Norton have been learning the complex routine, which is split into several…

Our gape: Native climate verbalize sit down-in uncared for its impress

Our view: Oxford Mail editorial comment/ leader column NO one is in favour of climate change. Even the large oil and gas companies and car manufacturers have made clear their support for mitigating the effects of industrialisation and governments and local councils are driving through measures to halt the damage already done. All of which…

Investigations open into the deaths of 18 folk at court

Investigations open into the deaths of 18 people at court this week INVESTIGATIONS into the deaths of 18 people will be held at Oxford Coroners’ Court this week. From 10am on Tuesday, the coroner will conclude the inquests into the deaths of: Tycoon Murungweni, 42, who died on November 14 on the A4421 on Bicester…

Web site traffic spherical Oxford after protesters sit within the avenue

TRAFFIC was at a standstill around the city centre today after protestors sat in the middle of the road. Police directed queues of cars from Beaumont Street towards St Giles this afternoon after a woman sat cross-legged in front of the gridlock.  She was pictured by Julia Atkinson holding a sign which says: "I'm terrified for…

Letting agent fined £11,500 after breaking the rules

Letting agent fined £11,500 after breaking the law A LETTING agent has been fined £11,500 after breaking the law. Benjamin Jacob-Smith, of Pemberton Field, Essex, signed a ‘rent to rent’ contract with the owner of a house on Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, on July 15, 2019. The contract saw the 34-year-old pay £3,100 rent each…

The 5 top-rated nail salons in Oxford

The 5 top-rated nail salons in Oxford PERSONAL care businesses have been open now for almost three weeks. Many people have been able to get their hair cut at the barbers or hair salon, but let's not forget nail salons that have also reopened. ALSO READ: I got a post-lockdown haircut in Oxford and I nearly cried…

Fine double kingfisher photo crowned our Digital camera Club winner

News   Derek Bird Photographers captured reflections and mirror images for this week’s Oxford Mail Camera Club theme of ‘seeing double’. But the winning photograph was a true embodiment of the phrase 'two birds, one stone'. The image was captured by Derek Bird, who snapped not one, but two magnificent and colourful kingfishers sat on…

Most up-to-date roadworks and closures in Oxfordshire

A SERIES of roads across Oxfordshire will be closed in the coming weeks for varying reasons. Local authorities across the county have issued the public notices for planned roadworks. These notices often cover roadworks, in addition to both licensing and planning applications. Read again: Latest roadworks and closures in Oxfordshire Charity bike ride challenge: On…

‘Pause feeding animals with litter’, says Oxford council

Rubbish and litter left on Port Meadow in June 2020 and cleared up by Oxford Direct Services. Picture: Oxford City Council PEOPLE are being urged to take their litter home this Bank Holiday weekend to prevent damage to animals. Oxford City Council is encouraging people to take responsibility for their rubbish and to 'stop feeding…

Abingdon dwelling ruin-in

POLICE are requestion doorbell or dash cam footage after a house was broken into. ALSO READ: Police take action with knife sweeps in Didcot parks The property on Radley Road in Abingdon was broken into between 12 and 4pm n Thursday. If you have any doorbell or dash cam footage or saw any suspicious activity call…

Three men arrested after police raids in Oxford and South Oxfordshire

MORE than 50 police officers raided homes in Oxford and South Oxfordshire and made three arrests. The raids, which took place on Thursday evening, were part of Operation Sceptre - a national week of action designed to crack down on the threat of knife crime in the Thames Valley. ALSO READ: Police take action with knife…

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