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The fun events you can go to in Oxford this week

Free doughnuts, a burlesque workshop and cocktail masterclass are just some of the fun events happening across Oxford this week. If you are on the hunt for something to do, there are a wide range of activities to fill your day with. Free doughnuts Doughnut Time, a sweet-treat chain, is opening a new store in

Workers in Cherwell have suffered reduction in real wages

A new analysis has shown that people have suffered a significant reduction in purchasing power over the last year. New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that real wages are falling at their fastest rate in more than a decade – 3.7% in just one year. Cherwell Labour have published an

Inquests being held into eight deaths in Oxfordshire this week

Inquests will be held into the deaths of eight people at Oxfordshire’s coroner’s court this week. The hearings – held at County Hall – will see the coroner answer four questions: the identity of the person who died, and how, when and where they came by their death. READ MORE: What happens at an inquest?

Change to Covid vaccination centre opening days from next week

Opening days for Covid vaccination centres are changing from Tuesday August 2. The centres run by Oxford Health in Aylesbury, Oxford and Reading will now be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. They will continue to be open from 8am-6pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Anyone with an appointment booked for a Tuesday or Wednesday

Driver escapes with minor injuries after crashing into entrance of Head of the River pub

A driver suffered only minor injures after she crashed into the entrance of The Head of the River pub yesterday afternoon. Witnesses said a woman may have been hit with the metalwork after crashing into the entrance of the pub by Folly Bridge. Today it was confirmed it was a minor injury collision. Pictures show the vehicle knocked

Longcot pub The King & Queen nominated for a European sustainability award

Longcot pub The King & Queen has been nominated for a European sustainability award in the Best Gastronomy category. The GrINN Awards 2022, organised by Quartz Inn Hotels, promote good practice in the hospitality sector and aim to increase general awareness of the impact of hospitality and tourism activities on the environment. The King & Queen is a

Number of coercive control crimes rising in Thames Valley

A rising number of offences for controlling and coercive behaviour are being recorded in the Thames Valley, figures show. The latest recorded crime statistics – which also show a rise in offences nationally – come amid criticism of ITV over the alleged “misogyny and controlling behaviour” of several male contestants on popular dating show Love

Tribute acts and DJs as summer festival returns to Oxfordshire

After a successful first event a summer festival is returning to the countryside with West End and radio DJ headliners. Summer Sounds festival is coming back for 2022 with live music, West End stars and club classics; all to take place at Kirtlington Park Polo Club, in Kidlington from Friday 12 to Saturday 13 August.

Antisocial behaviour drives man to buy CCTV camera in Bicester

A man has bought new security equipment to try and deter antisocial behaviour in ‘quiet and peaceful neighbourhood’. Shane Davison, 32, who lives in Purslane Drive, Bicester, went into his garden yesterday evening to find that the back of his house and his garden had been egged. His neighbours on either side have also been

New plant-based pop-up set to open in Bicester

A popular plant-based restaurant has launched a new pop-up offering their fresh, healthy food. Holy Carrot, the vegan restaurant located in Knightsbridge, has announced the opening of its new pop-up at Bicester Village. The restaurant’s culinary caravan will be found at the shopping destination from Friday July 29 for the duration of six months, and will

Horspath man fined for drowning a pet cat

A man has been fined for drowning a cat. Prosecutors said Patrick Reilly, 43, killed the tabby, called Simba, in Oxford on August 26 last year. Appearing before the magistrates’ court this afternoon, Reilly, of Gidley Way, Horspath, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal. He was fined £80, ordered to pay £119 in

Police issue Section 35 dispersal orders in Oxford

POLICE has issued new temporary orders allowing them to break up groups in Oxford when their behaviour is causing “trouble”. The Section 35 dispersal orders have been issued by Thames Valley Police for areas in East Oxford, mainly streets surrounding Cowley Road, and Oxford City Centre including Gloucester Green, Cornmarket Street and George Street. The

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