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Connor Tremble trial: Friend denies helping Blencowe with fresh clothes after stabbing

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4:13pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FRIEND of Will Blencowe has denied providing him with fresh clothes and helping him leave Oxfordshire after he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble trial: Co-defendant was 'shocked and scared' when he heard Connor had been stabbed, court told

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1:26pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN accused of helping Connor Tremble's killer said he was "shocked and scared" when he found out the teenager had been stabbed.

Killer tells jury: 'I'm not a psychopath'

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9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE killer of Connor Tremble claimed he was ‘not in control’ of his body when he fatally stabbed the teenager 15 times.

Headteachers criticise new policy of ‘half-time results’

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8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

SEVERAL headteachers refused to release their official results yesterday, criticising new Government policy.

Juggling exams with glory on the national stage

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8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OLYMPIC swimmers, athletes and even a Britain’s Got Talent contestant aced their exams.

Independent schools celebrate as they chalk up perfect pass rates

Banbury Cake: Dr Tim Hands

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S independent schools celebrated another year of success in their GCSE results.

Change hits county GCSE statistics

Banbury Cake: Melinda Tilley

7:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE County Council said last night it cannot yet tell how many pupils are achieving the national target because of disparities in how results are being reported.

Classy pupils prove they're stars all round

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7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

TEACHERS across the county spoke of their pride as students opened some record-breaking GCSE results.

2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

Banbury Cake: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Banbury Cake: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

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5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Helen Wright looks at how Oxfordshire’s music festivals keep the punters coming in and remain viable in the face of growing competition

Connor trial: Blencowe 'a dangerous young man who tried to humiliate his victim'

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4:39pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BARRISTER has described the killer of Connor Tremble as "a very dangerous young man" who tried to humiliate his victim.

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe describes the moment he fatally stabbed Connor Tremble

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12:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WILL Blencowe has described to a jury the moment he fatally stabbed 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

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12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

The Scales of Justice - 20 people up in court

Banbury Cake: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

20 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates' courts

Alleged helper ‘wanted phone smashed’

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8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN on trial for helping killer William Blencowe told his girlfriend to take a hammer to his phone after he was arrested, a jury has been told.

Chemical smell alert

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8:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

Four residents needed hospital treatment after emergency services were alerted to a chemical smell in a block of flats.

Vale the seventh best place to live

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7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Between £300k and £500k is needed to fund free school lunch scheme

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7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOLS still face a shortfall of at least £300,000 to pay for free school lunches less than two weeks before the start of term.

Three people taken to hospital after multiple car crash

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7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A THREE-car crash on the A40 left a man needing hospital treatment for serious leg injuries.

Connor Tremble trial: Jury hears how a man accused of helping killer told his girlfriend to destroy his phone

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8:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A JURY was today told how a man on trial for helping killer William Blencowe told his girlfriend to take a hammer to his phone after he was arrested.

Defibrillator need gets to heart of the matter

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5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THEY can be the difference between life and death, but about 200 more defibrillators are needed in Oxfordshire. The Oxford Mail is backing a senior ambulance manager’s campaign for more of the devices to be installed by rural communities

Man trapped in vehicle after four-car crash on A40

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1:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRIVER has suffered serious leg injuries after a head-on crash that has closed the A40.

Vale of White Horse seventh best place to live in the country, says poll

Banbury Cake: vale of white horse logo

1:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

UPDATE: All train lines now reopen after major delays this morning

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FIRST Great Western said lines have reopened after a broken down train caused major delays this morning for commuters.

Get set for yet another rail price rise

Banbury Cake: A scene from a crowded commuter train

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRAIN fares across Oxfordshire will soon cost passengers up to 20 per cent more than they did five years ago.

‘Exam changes likely to affect schools’ GCSEs’

Banbury Cake: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEADTEACHER has warned that GCSE results across Oxfordshire are likely to be more varied than usual, after examination rules were changed.

House prices rise to 15 times an average wage

Banbury Cake: Jasmine Garth, in Sutton-on-Derwent, a semi-detached house with gardens and a garage.

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RUNAWAY house prices in the south of the county are 15 times the average wage, making it one of the least affordable spots in the UK.

Gangs raid two supermarkets

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7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO supermarkets were robbed in West Oxfordshire within three hours of each other.

Fresh cuts ‘support the view Connor was attacked on sofa’

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6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DNA expert has said there is evidence Connor Tremble was fatally stabbed on or close to a sofa in his flat.

Troubled family scheme to now include under-5s

Banbury Cake: Education cabinet member Melinda Tilley

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TROUBLED toddlers across Oxfordshire are set to get more help as a Government scheme is expanding in the county.

Report backs reopening railway line to Cambridge

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8:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A REPORT has said there is a strong economic case for reinstating the Varsity Line between Oxford and Cambridge. The line was closed in 1967 after pressure from the Government and lack of use.

Bake Off’s Kimberley rises to the big occasion

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6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GREAT British Bake Off star Kimberley Wilson showed off her cooking skills at the Banbury Food Fair on Sunday.

Connor Tremble trial: Court told co-defendant called Blencowe an 'idiot' after arrest

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4:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A JURY has heard how one of Will Blencowe's co-defendants described him as an "idiot" after he was arrested.

Oxfordshire commuters face rail price increase

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

1:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE commuters are set to pay more for train tickets after rail operators discovered how much they could increase rail prices today.

Man accused of aiding alleged murderer Will Blencowe borrowed trainers, brother tells court

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1:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE brother of a man accused of aiding alleged murderer Will Blencowe has described handing over his trainers on the night Connor Tremble was killed.

Skye’s the limit as loom band appeal heads for stratosphere

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8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALL across Oxfordshire, groups of children are working to fulfil Skye Hall’s dying wish to make the world’s longest loom band.

Connor stabbed ten times in the back during attack

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7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PATHOLOGIST said Connor Tremble was probably not moving when he was repeatedly stabbed by Will Blencowe.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Banbury Cake: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Schools are ‘revolutionising energy’

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6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SCHOOLS across Oxfordshire are getting ready to be switched on to green energy after getting solar panels installed over the summer holidays.

Connor Tremble trial: Witness describes driving Blencowe to guest house after alleged murder

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3:48pm Monday 18th August 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD has described driving Will Blencowe to Stratford-upon-Avon after he had fatally stabbed Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble trial: Jury hears teenager died of complications after being stabbed 15 times

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1:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

A PATHOLOGIST has told the tury Connor Tremble died of complications after he was stabbed 15 times.

The Scales of Justice – 21 people up in court

Banbury Cake: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

21 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Rape pair face delay after prison blunder

Banbury Cake: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Monday 18th August 2014

A man and a 15-year-old boy convicted of carrying out a rape on New Year’s Eve will have to wait two weeks to find out their sentence.

Fire crews called to four incidents during strike

Banbury Cake: Fire engine Oxfordshire

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to four incidents during strike action on Friday and Saturday over pension reforms.

Defibrillators helping to save lives

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9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

MORE than 20 life- saving defibrillators are to be installed around the county thanks to a surge in interest from an Oxford Mail-backed campaign.

Headway needs help

Banbury Cake: The start of today's Oxford Half Marathon

8:40am Monday 18th August 2014

A charity supporting residents affected by acquired brain injury wants runners to fundraise for them.

Football day kicks off in memory of manager

Banbury Cake: Derek Measor

7:40am Monday 18th August 2014

Four football teams took part in a tournament on Saturday in memory of popular football manager Derek Measor.

Scrap man says dodgy metal police 'sting' harmed family

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7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A SCRAP metal merchant who cleared his name last week has spoken of the strain the case has had on him and his family over the last two years.

Police officers pass fitness test

Banbury Cake: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Monday 18th August 2014

THAMES Valley Police officers scored a 97 per cent pass rate in a new national fitness test.









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