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Roll out the barrel: Chris Meeson gets ready for the beer festival at the Masons Arms in Headington Quarry, Oxford

Pub hopes 14th beer festival will be ‘ale and hearty’ affair

Second best: An Oxford South Midland 353 (CFC 353C) pictured in Gloucester Green in 1975

News feature: All aboard for a trip down memory lane

Redevelopment: Pollyanne and Tracy, two of the sanctuary’s residents, inspect the start of work on a new equine hospital

Donkey work to help fund animal hospital

Gotcha: Oscar Rickword hooks a duck, to the delight of Emma Haines, from the Didcot Community Hospital League of Friends

I got a duck by hook or by crook

Jump to it: Hilary Murphy puts Maisie through her paces

Crowd shrugs off rain to enjoy fete

Generous: Emma Curtis-Smith

Memorial festival calls a halt after raising £100k in 10 years

Motion: County councillor Roz Smith

Campaign calls for community building tax break

New school bus service to launch

New school bus service to launch

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Concerns: Ed Vaizey

MP calls for 30mph limit on ‘death road’

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Giving back: The victim preparing to raise money for the rape crisis centre

Rape victim will conquer fear of heights to help support centre

Delay: Headteacher Lynn Knapp

Classrooms won’t be ready for year’s start

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Campaign: From left, David Greasby, tower captain Roy Thorpe, and Tony Lascelles in St Agatha’s Church

Church a-peeling for £45,000 to maintain its eight historic bells

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Plummeting: Trish Wagstaff, 83 from Appleton, doing her 12,000ft jump to raise cash for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Gutsy granny takes the plunge to net £15k to help sick children

Debate: Kevin Bulmer

Charge people to use recycling centres, says Tory

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New rail line plans to go on display

New rail line plans to go on display

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Councillor calls for hospital discussion

Councillor calls for hospital discussion

Derby delight: Reece Ackland, centre, races No5 and eventual winner Isabella Owens, 10, to the finish line

Donkey Derby raises money for elderly holiday

Rail service back to normal following strike

Rail service back to normal following strike

Concerns: Andrew Morley, director of Mor Cross Transport

Lorry firms heighten security as immigration offences rise

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Rollright Stones car park plans to be considered

Rollright Stones car park plans to be considered

Council to decide on zebra crossing plan

Council to decide on zebra crossing plan

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Take the salute: Town mayor Jim King

Squadron to march for anniversary

Flying high: Matt Williams, of Aerial Motion Pictures, which specialises in teaching people how to fly drones

Drones flight instructor finds his new business is taking off

Sample: Hilary Phillips, programme manager at Wild Oxfordshire

Charity appeals for volunteers to assist with assessment of river water quality

Going... going... gone... chimney blown up at quarry

Going... going... gone... chimney blown up at quarry

Firefighters rescue horse stuck in alley

Firefighters rescue horse stuck in alley

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Scales of Justice: 16 cases heard at Banbury Magistrates Court

Scales of Justice: 16 cases heard at Banbury Magistrates Court

Enthusiastic: Lc Cpl Jessica Morley-Blackwell

Army cadet enjoys summer camp action

Makeover: David Humphrey and Kathleen Day-Dawson at All Saints’ Church in Wytham, which is set to undergo a £113,000 refurbishment

Historic church’s £113k refurb may be finished by Christmas

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Union strike spells further disruption for rail passengers

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Union strike spells further disruption for rail passengers

Ian McKendrick

Groups set to protest against cuts

At the helm: Daniel Bainbridge steers a cruising yacht around the Solent during a sailing trip organised by the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Tumour survivor on crest of a wave after yachting trip treat

It works like this: Martin Riubies learns about levers and linkages on a visit to Combe Mill

Secrets of historic mill that once powered palace

Missed: Skye Hall

Mum of Skye Hall’s message on sad anniversary

Support: Miss Oxfordshire Layla Claridge at the Oxfordshire Museum wearing a dress made from recycled materials with a pyramid made from recycled bicycle wheels

Glamour out of garbage

Challenge: Mayor of Thame Nichola Dixon

‘Apprehensive’ mayor set to take plunge for charity

Rory Kilpatrick tucks into a pork and crackling roll at last year’s Big Feastival

Feature: Tickle your taste buds at these bank holiday weekend family events

Step back in time: Darien Garwood, 10, and Ruby Simmons, 10, act out a scene from their Egyptian play

Youngsters are bringing some ‘Horrid History’ to life

Police finance chief denies force  faces UK’s highest cuts of £43.7m

Police finance chief denies force faces UK’s highest cuts of £43.7m

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Ancient art: Making laurel wreaths yesterday were Elia Norris, three, sister Annabel, four, and dad Edward

Children learn of Ancient Greek gifts to the world

Train strikes due to go ahead as planned

Train strikes due to go ahead as planned

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Aerobatics: RV8tors performing a loop manoeuvre at the Abingdon Airshow in May

The show will go on after the Shoreham tragedy

Skill needed: Lee Smith practises his football variation on Aunt Sally ready for Sunday’s fundraising competition

Charity fundraisers chip in for game of Foot Sally

Motorists warned to expect more jams as a new school term begins

Motorists warned to expect more jams as a new school term begins

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No stone unturned: Kate Hipkiss casts her eye over a sculpture by Sue Lansbury

Final chance to view summer show at gallery

Tuck in: Ruth Obasa with some of the African food she sells at the Gloucester Green market in Oxford

Ruth cooks up African classes

Saviours: Rebecca Lake, left, with Chloe Ellis, 11, and Connor Fowles, 12, with Chloe’s mum Nickii Ellis and Connor’s dad Keith Fowles

Children praised after raising alarm about a stricken cyclist

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First Great Western confirms strike will 'definitely' go ahead as no breakthrough with union

First Great Western confirms strike will 'definitely' go ahead as no breakthrough with union

Concerns: Baptist minister the Rev Beth Allison-Glenny is worried about the lack of affordable housing

‘The poor face being priced out of city’

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