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  • MOTORSPORT: Pastor Maldonado is determined to carry on fight Witney Gazette:

    Pastor Maldonado says he will keep working hard after suffering more frustration at a sweltering Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday. read more

  • BADMINTON: Double joy for Mitchell in Milton Keynes Witney Gazette: Image of racket and shuttlecock for badminton for sport

    Woodstock’s Christian Mitchell landed a silver medal in both boys and mixed doubles at the under 13 national championships in Milton Keynes. read more

  • RUGBY UNION: Witney make it 11 wins in a row with regal display Witney Gazette:

    David Hyde and James Lamb scored two tries each as Witney made it 11 wins in a row in South West 1 East, with a 53-10 victory over Windsor. read more

  • RACING: Charlie Longsdon praises jockey Noel Fehily after Greenlaw success Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

    Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon was fulsome in his praise for jockey Noel Fehily after he booted home Greenlaw to a first victory in almost three years at Wetherby. read more

  • ATHLETICS: Brilliant Bolton gets into groove at Grove

    Woodstock Harriers’ James Bolton battled through wet and windy conditions to win the White Horse Half Marathon in Grove for the first time in nine attempts. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Yarnton fail to hold onto lead as hosts strike back in style Witney Gazette:

    Yarnton Res were unable to to build on their lead as they lost 4-2 at Garsington Res in Division 2 of the Oxfordshire Senior League on Saturday. read more

  • WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Tower Hill get hammered in home finale Witney Gazette: football generic

    Tower Hill Ladies wrapped up their Southern League Division 1 North campaign with a 6-1 home thumping by Marlow. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Carl Williams bags double to close gap on the leaders Witney Gazette:

    Carl Williams scored twice as West Witney cut Carterton Town A’s lead at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division to six points with a 3-2 win at Charlbury, writes ANTHONY BARLOW. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Play-off dream is over admits North Leigh boss Mark Gee Witney Gazette: North Leigh boss Mark Gee is confident his side will be stronger next season

    North Leigh boss Mark Gee has accepted his side’s hopes of making the Evo-Stik Southern League Division 1 South & West play-offs are all but over. read more


    Peter & Mary Godfrey Happy Diamond Wedding Anniversary Mum and Dad Love from Alf, Ann, Earle and Tracy and Families xxxx read more


    Ike & Pam Haines Love & Best Wishes on your 50th Wedding Anniversary! From all your Family & Friends xxx read more

  • Jean Knowles

    KNOWLES Jean Patrick and family wish to thank all who attended Jeans funeral and their kind messages and cards and donations for Haematology Research in her memory. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. read more

  • Keith Moss

    Keith Moss A wonderful husband, father and gump who sadly fell asleep on 4th April 2014. We love and miss you every second of every day and forever hold you in our hearts. Love from Marg, Pauline, Dave, Stuart and read more


    LOWE Winifred (Win) nee, Tunney On 26th March after a long battle at Freeland Nursing Home (Oxon), aged 90 yrs. Formerly of Dormer House, Standlake, Wife of Christopher (deceased), Mother of Jenny, Grandmother of Jason, Niel and Emma, Great Grandmother of Sophie, Jack and Harry. Service at Oxford Crematorium 17th April 12:45 Family flowers only, Donations in lieu may be sent to Age UK (Age concern) care of: E. Taylor & Son, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon OX18 3LG, Tel: 01993 842421 read more

  • Irene Edith (Rene) Baily

    Bailey Irene Edith (Rene) Nee Moss It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rene which was sudden and peaceful at Heathfield Nursing Home on 22nd March 2015 at the wonderful age of 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Fred and a loving Mum to Susan, Angela, John, the late Roger, and a much loved Mother in Law. She will be sadly missed by her seven Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren who adored her. The Funeral Service will take place at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 8th April 2015 at Noon. Family flowers only please and donations to The Royal British Legion, Witney Branch c/o E Taylor & Son 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon OX18 3LG. read more


    KEARSEY Kathleen (nee Reeves) Kathy Peacefully at Madley Park House on 21st March 2015 aged 92 years. Much loved Mum, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday 7th April at 1.00pm at South Oxfordshire Crematorium, Garford. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Alzheimers Research UK, c/o The Co-operative Funeralcare, Witney, Tel: 01993 706778. read more

  • Leon Stanford

    STANFORD LEON Peacefully at home on 21 March aged 77 after a long illness, bravely borne. Much loved partner of Jackie, devoted father, father- in-law of sons Philip, Martin, Kevin and Richard, their wives Jane, Debbie, and Kim, and Grandchildren Lewis, Sophie, Isobel, Harry and Liam. Missed with fond memories by Jackie's children Alison and Henry, son-in-law Al, daughter-in-law Lena and grandchildren Finley and Lara. Funeral service to take place on Friday 10th April at 12.45pm at Oxford Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK and The British Heart Foundation c/o The Co-operative Funeralcare, Witney. Tel: 01993 706778 read more


    BOWER DOREEN On 18th March, aged 90 years. Wife of the late Ivor, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service to take place at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 1st April at 12.45 pm. Flowers or donations to a charity of your own choice, all enquires to E Taylor & Son, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon, OX18 3LG. Tel: 01993 842421 read more


    GOODS VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENCE MICHAEL CROOK trading as MASTERTECH TOOLS LTD of The Boglins, 1 Lymbrook close South Leigh, Witney OX29 6XL is applying to change an existing licence as follows to keep 1 goods vehicles and 0 trailers at the operating centre at The Boglins, 1 Lymbrook close South Leigh Witney Oxford, OX29 6XL Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to making Representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner's office read more

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