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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

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

The show will go on after the Shoreham tragedy

Witney in Pink faces scrap over a lack of support

Witney in Pink faces scrap over a lack of support

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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

Barry Norton to be knighted for political service

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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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Barry Norton

Barry Norton

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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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Scales of Justice: 32 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court

Scales of Justice: 32 cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates Court

On the run: Prisoner John Rooney

Fury over robber's escape from an open jail

Conman: Alexander Wood

Duke of Marlborough imposter may face jail

Delays on trains between Oxford and Banbury due to animals on the line

Update: Train lines cleared between Oxford and Banbury after cow moved from the line

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Historic bridge shut to wide vehicles

Historic bridge shut to wide vehicles

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Rail passengers experience long waits for trains

Rail passengers experience long waits for trains

From left, Chris Bentham from The Black Boy, Saira Hamilton from Small Aubergine, and Tony Rodd, 2015 MasterChef finalist, get ready for the Foodies Festival

Bumper fun weekend ahead as summer holidays near end

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Zebra crossing move set to be approved

Zebra crossing move set to be approved

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Ann Bonner

Election to be held following Ann Bonner's death

On the move: Rose Lydburn, who is relocating her Casa Rose Boudoir shop from Oxford to Witney

Long-term store owner quits city to open in ‘thriving’ town

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Clinical trial: Marston resident Phil Bacon with  Dr Jyothis George

Consultant warns that people must act now to stop ‘tidal wave’ of diabetes

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Silver birch axed to make way for new redwoods

Silver birch axed to make way for new redwoods

Crime scene: The Canon Pool service station in Witney

Garage chief warns businesses after fourth heist in town this month

Trains from Banbury cancelled and delayed due to signalling problems

UPDATE: Engineers on site as trains from Banbury hit by signalling problems

Race against time: Members of Walton Manor WI are working to get their banner ready for next month’s centenary parade

Stitching in time to celebrate centenary of WI at cathedral

Assault suspects released without charge

Assault suspects released without charge

Time to eat: Connor Holmes takes a customer their food at Atomic Burger

National eaterie chains under fire for pocketing part of tips

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Neighbour rescues sleeping man from blazing flat

Neighbour rescues sleeping man from blazing flat

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Man attacked outside Carterton pub

Man attacked outside Carterton pub

Action group admits defeat in bid to challenge Gateway development

Action group admits defeat in bid to challenge Gateway development

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Winning formula: Participants in this year’s Poohstick Championships, back, left to right, Debs Axtell, Hollie Wise and Naomi Barnes. Front: Deb Hoffmann (Winnie the Pooh collector) and Pippa Wheeler

Scientist reveals his secret for a perfect Poohstick

Derby day: Auria Peach and Caitlyn Alford before last year’s race

Donkey derby delight a sure bet for villagers

Daredevil: Fundraiser Vera Elward back on the ground after her 30-minute flight in a microlight

High-flying 92-year-old makes £2.5k for church organ appeal

Power tools stolen from garage in Cumnor

Power tools stolen from garage in Cumnor

Signalling problem causes train delays

Signalling problem causes train delays

Aid mission: Andy and Hannah Bailey gather together sleeping bags, mats, clothes and food for refugees in Calais

‘Our car’s full of donations... now we’re off to help Calais migrants’

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Concert: Valerie Blumenthal has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and is holding a fundraising event on September 5

Best-selling writer Valerie Blumenthal faces up to getting Alzheimers in her 50s

‘Squeezed out’: Rachel Pearson and her husband Raymond have lost their pitch outside  the old post office from which they have sold  Christmas goods  for more than  20 years

Christmas card stall told: yule have to go

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Man avoids prison for firebomb threat

Man avoids prison for firebomb threat

Cyclist injured in suspected racist attack in Banbury

Cyclist injured in suspected racist attack in Banbury

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Rail strikes still on after talks fail to break deadlock between unions and First Great Western

Rail strikes still on after talks fail to break deadlock between union and First Great Western

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Brollies at the ready as Met Office warns yet more heavy rain to fall in Oxfordshire

Brollies at the ready as Met Office warns yet more heavy rain to fall in Oxfordshire

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