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  • ATHLETICS: Masser's on top form at Compton Witney Gazette: Woodstock Harriers’ Rachel Masser (left), who was second lady home in the White Horse Half Marathon

    Woodstock Harriers’ Rachel Masser was the first lady home at the Compton 20. read more

  • RUGBY UNION: Witney seal fourth place in fine style Witney Gazette: Carl Strutt scored one of Witney’s tries as they wrapped up their campaign with a 34-14 win at Swindon

    Witney wrapped up a fourth-place finish in South West 1 East with a 34-14 triumph at Swindon on Saturday. read more

  • FOOTBALL: West Witney aces celebrate double Witney Gazette: Jamie Goodwin scored a hat-trick as Division 4 champions Tower Hill thrashed Eynsham SSC Res 14-3

    Witney & District FA Premier Division champions West Witney lifted the Fred Ford Cup with a 2-0 win in the final against Combe at Clanfield in midweek. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Carterton victorious

    Carterton celebrated a rare win as they won 2-1 at Uhlsport Hellenic League Division 1 West basement boys Letcombe. read more

  • MOTORSPORT: It's a mixed weekend for luckless Grosjean

    Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was left with mixed feelings following Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. read more

  • Democracy matters

    Sir – Your report last week that members of Witney Town Council could face a “gagging order” leads one to assume that once again, democracy is rearing its ugly head! read more

  • Leys should become Witney's showpiece again

    Sir – You have recently published two letters about The Leys. read more

  • 2,000 more homes on cards for Carterton

    THE population of Carterton could jump to more than 20,000 people if plans for a total of 2,000 homes are approved. read more

  • We need A40 interchanges urgently

    Sir – I was interested to read your report on March 26 about the proposed Shores Green junction in the A40; this was accompanied by a diagram of the resulting roads according to the local plan. read more

  • Conservatives look out of touch

    Sir – The intouch newsletter from the Witney East Conservatives popped through my letter box recently – ‘Local Issues, Local Action, Local Conservatives’. read more

  • Thanks for helping me after fall

    Sir – Last Wednesday, while out running with my dog near Madley Park I took a tumble, managing to not only break a tooth and graze my face, but also to break both my arms. read more

  • Council secrecy 'not necessary'

    Sir – It is a relief we still have a free press and that the Witney Gazette has lodged an official complaint about more than a third of Witney Town Council meetings being closed to the public in the last year. read more

  • Critical decisions over housing proposals must not be rushed

    ANOTHER week and another application for a major housing development in West Oxfordshire. read more

  • Punks get ready to rock

    PUNK bands AK-Poets and Molotov Sexbomb are performing at Fat Lil’s in Witney tomorrow. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Five-star show is in vain for Millers Witney Gazette: Conor McDonagh can't believe he hasn't found the target for North Leigh against Clevedon

    Mark Bell and Morgan Williams scored doubles as North Leigh won 5-0 at Bishops Cleeve in Calor League Division 1 South & West on Bank Holiday Monday. read more

  • Frederick LEWSEY

    LEWSEY Frederick Gordon Passed away after a brief illness in Didcot Community Hospital on 12th April 2014 aged 82 years. Will be sadly missed by his family and friends, especially by his Wife Joyce, Sons Stephen, Paul and Adrian, Daughter-in-laws, Sandy, Mary and Jane. Beloved Grandfather of Jessica, Glenn and Joseph. Funeral Service at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 30th April at 1.00pm. Family flowers only, if you wish donations to Cancer Research UK, c/o and all enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, Witney, Tel: 01993 706778. read more

  • Sydney Morton

    MORTON Sydney John on April 13th 2014 suddenly aged 63 years. Loving Husband of Valerie, Father to Simon and Jo. Son of Sydney Raymond and Barbara Morton, Brother of Mandy, Grandfather to Narissa Erin Morton, Brother in law, Uncle and friend. The funeral service will take place at Oxford crematorium on Tuesday 29th April, 2014 at 12 noon. Family flowers only please but donations welcome for the Cardiac Unit at the JRII. c/o Greens Funeral Services 21 High Street, Eynsham, Oxon, OX29 4HE read more

  • Harry Green

    GREEN Harry Percival Died peacefully on 14th April - his 82nd birthday. Very precious Husband and best friend of Jo, beloved Stepfather to Debbie and Karen and much loved Gramps to Charlie, Kate, Vicki, Laura and Joseph. Funeral to take place at St Mary's Church, Bampton at 2.30pm on Thursday 24th April. Flowers are welcome and may be sent c/o Greens Funeral Services 21 High Street, Eynsham, Oxon, OX29 4HE read more

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