Simple online test gives people a vital warning of bone fracturing disease osteoporosis

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10:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SENIOR medic wants 1,000 over-50s in Oxfordshire to take a simple online test to see if they are at risk of a common bone disease.

Police stay tight-lipped over use of terror laws to snoop on journalists

Banbury Cake: police officer rear

4:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

SENIOR Thames Valley Police chiefs are refusing to say whether they know if their officers have been using an anti-terrorism law to discover journalists’ secret sources.

Severe weather warning for Oxfordshire following Hurricane Gonzalo

Banbury Cake: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEVERE weather warnings are in place for Oxford tomorrow.

Lanes closed after bus and truck crash on A361

Banbury Cake: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BUS and a truck collided between Chipping Norton and Shipton-under-Wychwood this morning.

The Scales of Justice – 17 people up in court

Banbury Cake: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

17 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Banbury Cake: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital will walk out today in the latest round of industrial action over pay.

County is braced for battering by winds tomorrow in wake of Hurricane Gonzalo

Banbury Cake: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

STRONG winds could hit Oxfordshire tomorrow, as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo reach the UK.

Tools stolen from Volkswagen Transporter van in Cropredy

Banbury Cake: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Monday 20th October 2014

VANS were targeted by thieves in Cropredy, north of Banbury, police said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Monday

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7:31am Monday 20th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

Ambulance watchdog needs county member

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7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Nominations are being sought for an Oxfordshire member of a body which oversees the county’s ambulance service.

Taking the sugar out of diet is film’s sweet plan for Oxfordshire residents' health

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7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Rose Hill have taken to the silver screen to encourage families across Oxfordshire to make healthier food choices.

Rising social care demands following child exploitation cases lead to council cash warning

Banbury Cake: Ian Hudspeth

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

RISING demand in social care will make it even harder for the county council to balance the books next year, its leader has warned Ian Hudspeth revealed there was an overspend on adult and children’s social care this year.

Council and NHS leaders defend use of office space by county unions

Banbury Cake: WAR ON WASTE: Jonathan Isaby

7:29pm Sunday 19th October 2014

COUNCIL and NHS leaders have defended allowing their buildings to be used by unions after concerns that this goes against official guidance.

The week's best pictures: from ballroom to barrels, our snappers are on a roll

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6:00pm Saturday 18th October 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

Politicians provide free rides at Banbury fair

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5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A LABOUR and Conservative councillor found one way to settle their political differences when they faced off over the dodgems at Banbury’s annual town centre fun fair.

Remains of Hurricane Gonzalo to cause strong winds across Oxfordshire this week

Banbury Cake: Wild winds headed towards Cornwall

12:09pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Strong winds will hit Oxfordshire on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Banbury Cake: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The number of sex crimes reported to police in Oxfordshire rose by 22 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Thousands like Facebook post on council page criticising traffic chaos

Banbury Cake: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

WHEN Charles New posted a comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Facebook page about traffic gridlock, it prompted thousands of responses.

'We're doing all we can to ease traffic jams' says councillor after gridlock in county

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6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

EVERYTHING possible is being done to keep traffic flowing across the county, the county council’s transport representative has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Friday

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6:44am Friday 17th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Care records at hospice now meet standard, say inspectors

Banbury Cake: Care Quality Commission logo

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

CONCERNS about record keeping at a north Oxfordshire hospice have been addressed, the official health and social care regulator has said.

Lane reopens on A44 near Yarnton after drainage works

Banbury Cake: a44 alert

4:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

The A44 Woodstock Road has reopened after one lane in Yarnton was shut because of drainage works.

Bail overhaul is long overdue says mum of abused children

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8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A MUM of two boys who were sexually abused warned last night that victims suffer when police keep suspects on bail for months or even years.

Children see nature and heritage up close

Banbury Cake: Go Wild in Bicester

7:20am Friday 17th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in North Oxfordshire will be getting their lessons in a wildflower meadow from the spring.

A4095 at North Leigh partially blocked after two-vehicle collision

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7:23am Friday 17th October 2014

THE A4095 at North Leigh is partially blocked after a two-vehicle collision. 

Train delays prompt review of work on £2bn rail project

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

WORK on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

Elderly urged to claim what they’re rightfully entitled to

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6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

ABOUT 6,000 elderly people in Oxfordshire are not claiming pension credit despite being entitled to it, Age UK Oxfordshire has said.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Thursday

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6:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

Follow our blog for coverage of the hold-ups on Oxford' and the county's roads today, plus any other transport delays

Breaking News: The Duke of Marlborough has died, aged 88; Prime Minister David Cameron leads tributes

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12:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Duke of Marlborough has died, Blenheim Palace has confirmed this afternoon.

Thames Valley Police tight-lipped over use of snooping law on journalists

Banbury Cake: Thames Valley Police logo

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THAMES Valley Police has refused to reveal if it has continued to use anti-terrorism laws to snoop on journalists.

Update: Normal service resumes following delays between Oxfordshire and Paddington

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

TRAINS between Oxfordshire and London Paddington are returning to normal after signal problems this morning.

Network Rail stops part of electrification work for Oxfordshire after it led to delays

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2:22pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Work on the £2bn rail improvement project for Oxfordshire and the South East is being reviewed after it delayed county train services.

The Scales of Justice – 19 people up in court

Banbury Cake: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

19 cases heard recently at Oxford and Banbury magistrates’ courts

Schools first aid project IMPs wins award

Banbury Cake: Nicole Faux with IMPS manager Lynn Pilgrim

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN injury prevention programme protecting children across the county has been recognised for its work.

One in 20 county residents hitting drink danger levels says Alcohol Concern

Banbury Cake: A glass of wine (4347231)

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

About one in 20 adults in the county are putting their health at serious risk by heavy drinking, a leading charity has warned.

Dole queue shortens across Oxfordshire

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8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

The number of people on the dole in Oxfordshire has fallen again.

Chancellor pledges to look into A34 funding

Banbury Cake: Nicola Blackwood

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne pledged to look into congestion on the A34 last night after a meeting with Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood.

Live Travel: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads on Wednesday

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10:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A blog covering the roads today - let us know if you spot a jam

Fuel spilled as two cars crash on B4437

Banbury Cake: Traffic Alert general

6:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE B4437 has been closed in both directions between Charlbury and its junction with the A44, near the Duke of Marlborough pub, due to a crash involving two cars.

Kicking the Bucket festival aims to banish the taboo of death with events across the county

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5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

FROM Princes to paupers, death is the world’s true leveller. A three-week festival plans to put the subject in the spotlight and banish the taboo around mortality. Debbie Waite reports

Person hit by train near Ealing blocks line between Oxford and London Paddington

Banbury Cake: A First Great Western High Speed Train

1:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LINES from Oxford into London Paddington are currently blocked after a person was hit by a train.

Signalling problem at Banbury results in delays

Banbury Cake: The new look Chiltern Railways train

10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A signalling problem at Banbury is causing five minute delays.

Banbury police suspect this brooch was stolen: is it yours?

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8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Police are trying to find the owner of a brooch, pictured, they believe has been stolen.

Spelling bee at Headington school tests skills of pupils from across Oxfordshire

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8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS put their spelling skills to the test at a competition at Rye St Antony school.

David Cameron's office defends PM after he poses with 'blacked up' Morris dancers for picture at Banbury Folk Festival

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6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DAVID Cameron’s office has defended a photograph in which the Prime Minister posed with a group of Morris dancers who had blacked up their faces.

Call for Oxfordshire County Council road decision process to be reviewed

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5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ALL highways decisions made by Oxfordshire County Council need to be reviewed, a council chairman has said, following changes over a controversial pedestrian crossing.

Live Traffic: What's happening on Oxfordshire's roads today

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7:38am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A blog covering the roads this morning - let us know if you spot a jam

First Days At School: Buy a souvenir of your little one's start to primary

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12:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TODAY in your Oxford Mail is the first part of our First Days of School supplement, a pictorial souvenir of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

UPDATE: Three hurt and one lane closed after crash on A44 near Bladon

Banbury Cake: a44 alert

6:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A lane is closed on the A44 following a crash.

Decision next month on candidate to stand in MP’s ‘safe’ seat

Banbury Cake: Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry

10:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A DECISION on who should replace veteran MP Sir Tony Baldry as Conservative candidate for Banbury will be taken next month.






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