Theatrical costume charity faces final curtain after 46 years

Banbury Cake:

8:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Wanted: a new home for 7,000 costumes, accessories and props, 3,000sq m or more.

Finance member steps down from cabinet

Banbury Cake: County Council finance chief Arash Fatemian.

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Arash Fatemian, Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet member for finance, has resigned from the cabinet.

Oxfordshire 'Oyster' mired in debate over technology

Banbury Cake:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN OYSTER-style travel card for Oxfordshire is being hampered by technology wrangles, it has been claimed.

Saddle up for a charity horse ride

Banbury Cake: WHATEVER IT TAKES: Michael Wood who has written a book after his horrific horse riding accident and is raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Registration is open for a charity horse ride at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, on Friday, September 19.

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

Banbury Cake: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st 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. 

The week's best pictures

Banbury Cake:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Our picture editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Trains cancelled after person hit by train

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAINS from Oxford to London Paddington were cancelled this afternoon after a person was hit by a train at Ealing Broadway.

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get £1m in support from Thames Valley Police

Banbury Cake:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Man admits to three ATM arson attacks

Banbury Cake: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A man has pleaded guilty to three arson attacks on cash machines in Banbury.

Connor Tremble murder: Tribute song to teenager gets 12,000 views

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s friends found comfort in music following his death.

Connor Tremble murder: Couple recall 'confrontation with psychopath'

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

TEENAGER Denise Stratford says killer Will Blencowe’s footprint is still on her window after he tried to break into her home, a week before he murdered Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble murder: 'Connor touched the hearts of so many. It was amazing'

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s mother said the outpouring of love following her son’s murder showed how many lives he touched.

Connor Tremble murder: Extract from 999 call

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

Operator: Did you say Connor, is that your friend who’s been beaten up?

Connor Tremble murder: Judge on Blencowe's actions - 'A frenzy of anger, jealousy and hate’

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

JUDGE Patrick Eccles's remarks when sentencing Will Blencowe to life imprisonment for the murder of Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble murder: Life sentence for ‘jealous’ killer who has never shown remorse

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

MURDERER Will Blencowe will serve a life sentence for fatally stabbing Connor Tremble in a “vicious and carefully planned” attack.

Childcare provision above the national average

Banbury Cake: CARE AND CAREERS: Career is just child’s play

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE is one of the few places in the UK where enough out-of-school childcare is available, a report has revealed.

Most of Oxfordshire will have fast broadband by late next year

Banbury Cake:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.

Car break-in charges

Banbury Cake: Thames Valley Police logo

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Two young women and a 16-year-old boy have been charged with stealing sat-navs, mobile phones, CDs, and sunglasses from cars.

Roadworks on A420 near Shrivenham finish a week early

Banbury Cake: a420 alert

3:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

Roadworks scheduled to rumble on until mid-September have finished a week early.

Lane closed on M40 near Banbury after accident

Banbury Cake: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

2:44pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TRAFFIC accident has closed one lane of the M40 southbound near Banbury.

LISTEN: DCI Mark Glover on Will Blencowe's life sentence for murdering Connor Tremble

Banbury Cake:

2:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

The officer in charge of the Connor Tremble murder investigation has given his thoughts on Will Blencowe's life sentence.

William Blencowe sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering Connor Tremble

Banbury Cake:

10:13am Friday 29th August 2014

William Blencowe has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Connor Tremble.

Connor Tremble murder: I'm better off behind bars, killer told psychiatrist

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

MURDERER Will Blencowe told a psychiatrist in prison he was better off behind bars, the jury was told during the trial.

Connor Tremble murder: Fatal attack fuelled by jealousy over ex

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

JEALOUS Will Blencowe stabbed Connor Tremble 15 times when he found out he was dating his former girlfriend Aimee Harrison, the court heard.

Connor Tremble murder: 'We finally believe that we have got justice for Connor'

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE mother of murdered teenager Connor Tremble said she has endured a “living nightmare” after his killer was convicted.

Connor Tremble murder: Blencowe convicted of carefully-planned killing

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s family simply said “we have got justice” after Will Blencowe was convicted of the 17-year-old’s murder.

Connor Tremble murder: Mother gathers book of tributes to her son

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONNOR Tremble’s mother has gathered tributes to her son in a book she opened up at his funeral.

Chilly challenge supports efforts to combat disease

Banbury Cake:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TIPPING buckets of icy water over your head has never been of use for anything more than perhaps getting a cold.

UPDATE: Will Blencowe guilty of murdering Connor Tremble in Oxford house + family statement

Banbury Cake:

8:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WILL Blencowe has today been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

Restoration of parkland glory planned

Banbury Cake: Knutsford Historical Society

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A THREE-year project will take place to restore historic parkland to its original glory.

LISTEN: Police and Tremble family statement after WIll Blencowe convicted of Connor murder

Banbury Cake:

5:53pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Connor Tremble's mother read a statement on behalf of her family and a poem dedicated to her murdered son.

WATCH: Will Blencowe interviewed by police in Connor Tremble murder case

Banbury Cake:

5:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Police have released a video of murderer Will Blencowe being interviewed over the death of 17-year-old Connor Tremble.

Delays on First Great Western trains due to signalling problem

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAINS between Didcot Parkway and Reading are delayed by up to 20 minutes due to an earlier signalling problem.

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

Banbury Cake:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW report highlights Oxfordshire as a recovery success story.

Brewery stocks pubs with defibrillators

Banbury Cake:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BREWERY is looking at where best to equip its Oxfordshire pubs with life-saving machines.

The Scales of Justice: 20 people up in court

Banbury Cake: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

Banbury Cake:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

Send us your ice bucket challenge videos

Banbury Cake:

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

As Ice Bucket Challenge fever sweeps the nation, we want to see your videos as you rise to the challenge.

School run will add to Oxford bypass roadwork jams

Banbury Cake: Oxford’s Eastern Bypass

8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

DRIVERS are being warned they face more traffic congestion as parents return to the school run next week.

Noise policy set to be debated by Cherwell District Council

Banbury Cake: Cherwell district council logo

6:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

A policy on how to deal with noise complaints in will be put to councillors for approval next week.

300 sign petition over parking fees at Oxfordshire's community hospitals

Banbury Cake:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MORE than 300 people have signed a petition opposing any moves to introduce parking charges at community hospitals.

Connor Tremble trial: Jury now deciding its verdicts in murder case

Banbury Cake:

5:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE jury in the trial of Connor Tremble’s killer started considering its verdict this afternoon.

Appeal over council’s school transport policy

Banbury Cake: oxfordshire county council logo round

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Oxfordshire County Council will consider an appeal against a decision made under its home-to-school transport next week.

Connor Tremble trial: Judge reminds jury of stabbing evidence

Banbury Cake:

2:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JURORS in the Connor Tremble murder trial have this morning been reminded of the evidence before they go out to consider a verdict.

Oxford Mail website gets a fresh, updated look

Banbury Cake:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Oxford Mail’s website has been overhauled to give it a clean new look.

Blencowe 'felt in danger when he knifed teenager

Banbury Cake:

6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WILLIAM Blencowe fatally stabbed Connor Tremble because he thought he was in “imminent danger of attack”, a jury was told yesterday.

Defibrillator campaign’s taking off after Mail pitches in to help

Banbury Cake:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE number of people in Oxfordshire being trained to use life-saving equipment has soared thanks to an Oxford Mail-backed campaign.

Giving Oxfordshire's disabled people time to shine in sport

Banbury Cake:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Disabled people in Oxfordshire enjoy a wide range of different sports on a regular basis tailored to their needs. DAN ROBINSON reports on what is available and how it benefits them

Connor Tremble trial: Co-accused did not invite trouble, defence claims

Banbury Cake:

3:38pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD man accused of aiding Connor Tremble's killer "did not invite trouble, it found him" a jury has been told.

Connor Tremble trial: Blencowe thought he was in 'imminent danger' says barrister

Banbury Cake:

12:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BARRISTER has told a jury in the trial of Connor Tremble's killer the case is not "open and shut" as the prosecution has suggested.


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