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2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results school by school

Witney Gazette: It's A-Level day

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Full GCSE results for Oxfordshire schools for 2014

Live Blog: The 2014 Oxfordshire GCSE results live, with updates, tweets, audio and pictures

Witney Gazette: It's A-Level day

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Follow our coverage of this year's GCSE results, with updates, pictures and tweets

Time to saddle up for the Donkey Derby

Witney Gazette:

11:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE races are coming to Bampton this Bank Holiday but with a difference.

It’s the coolest, chicest job in town for Alpine Guru Oli

Witney Gazette:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SKI ace Oli Corkhill was just 16 when he became an instructor at one of Europe’s most exclusive resorts.

£400k tankers deal expands firm’s worldwide presence

Witney Gazette:

10:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WEST Oxfordshire firm has landed a £400,000 deal to supply aircraft refuelling tankers to Burma.

PM to support campaign for transport links

Witney Gazette: Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne visit the Royal Marines base in Poole on Friday August 1, 2014

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DAVID Cameron has agreed to help a campaign for better transport links between Witney and Oxford.

Oxfordshire celebrates a bumper summer for music festivals

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Helen Wright looks at how Oxfordshire’s music festivals keep the punters coming in and remain viable in the face of growing competition

Literary tour celebrates Oxfordshire links with Dylan Thomas

Witney Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Oxfordshire connections of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas are to be celebrated with a special literary tour.

Glowing tribute to airman described as a RAF ‘legend’

Witney Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN AIRMAN who played a key role in modernising RAF Brize Norton’s air capabilities has died aged 54.

Community claims views on planning ‘ignored’ by council

Witney Gazette: Geoff Saul

12:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CHIPPING Norton residents and councillors say they feel their views don’t count, after plans to convert a former school into a care home and assisted living development were approved.

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of ‘home’

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS from across Oxfordshire have been sending us some of their best snaps of what “home” means to them.

The Scales of Justice - 20 people up in court

Witney Gazette: Scales of Justice

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

20 cases heard recently at Banbury magistrates' courts

Purr-fect ending to tale of cat missing for a decade

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

GEORGIA Hand was just a few months old when the family cat Morgan went missing 10 years ago.

Council cabinet approves land giveaway

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

7:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

COUNCILLORS have agreed to give away land in Carterton and Long Hanborough.

Vale the seventh best place to live

Witney Gazette: vale of white horse logo

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Between £300k and £500k is needed to fund free school lunch scheme

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOLS still face a shortfall of at least £300,000 to pay for free school lunches less than two weeks before the start of term.

Three people taken to hospital after multiple car crash

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A THREE-car crash on the A40 left a man needing hospital treatment for serious leg injuries.

Closed pub could become house

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

5:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FORMER pub in Stonesfield could be converted into a home.

Hotel harnesses water power

Witney Gazette:

10:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HOTEL took a step towards a hydro-powered future when work started on installing an Archimedes Screw this week.

Locks lost in show of support for friend suffering cancer

Witney Gazette:

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WITNEY woman shaved her head to support a childhood friend battling cancer.

A40 re-opens after three-car crash near Eynsham

Witney Gazette:

5:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DUAL carriageway has been re-opened after a three-car crash which seriously injured a male driver.

Defibrillator need gets to heart of the matter

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THEY can be the difference between life and death, but about 200 more defibrillators are needed in Oxfordshire. The Oxford Mail is backing a senior ambulance manager’s campaign for more of the devices to be installed by rural communities

Cotswolds Conservation Board trains record numbers in rural skills

Witney Gazette: The Cotswold Care Hospice Solstice Walk takes place on Friday, June 20. Picture by Thousand Word Media

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Cotswolds Conservation Board secured more than £2.4m of investment in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and trained a record 340 people in rural skills over the past year, according to the board’s annual review.

Top dogs collect fete trophy after appeal

Witney Gazette:

3:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARLES Gardener and his terrier Diddy were top dogs at a village fete but left without their trophy.

Witney Gazette's parent company offers grants to charities

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARITIES in West Oxfordshire are being invited to bid for grants of up to £10,000 from the Witney Gazette.

Man trapped in vehicle after four-car crash on A40

Witney Gazette:

1:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRIVER has suffered serious leg injuries after a head-on crash that has closed the A40.

Vale of White Horse seventh best place to live in the country, says poll

Witney Gazette: vale of white horse logo

1:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VALE of White Horse has been ranked the seventh best place to live in a national poll.

Concern for historic bridge as weight limit unenforced

Witney Gazette:

TRAFFIC cameras to catch lorries flouting weight restrictions on a 14th century bridge have been broken for months.

UPDATE: All train lines now reopen after major delays this morning

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

7:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FIRST Great Western said lines have reopened after a broken down train caused major delays this morning for commuters.

Family gathers to mark former RAF man's 90th birthday

Witney Gazette:

11:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FORMER Second World War serviceman celebrated his 90th birthday last week.

CPRE wants West Oxfordshire to go further in cutting housing allocation

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A COUNTRYSIDE campaign group has welcomed West Oxfordshire District Council’s draft Local Plan but says the council should further reduce the proposed number of new homes.

Get set for yet another rail price rise

Witney Gazette: A scene from a crowded commuter train

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRAIN fares across Oxfordshire will soon cost passengers up to 20 per cent more than they did five years ago.

First RAF Atlas transport plane gets ready to take flight + Video

Witney Gazette:

8:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE first of the RAF’s new Airbus A400M Atlas turboprop transport planes is now undergoing ground tests at Airbus’s factory at Seville in Spain.

House prices rise to 15 times an average wage

Witney Gazette: Jasmine Garth, in Sutton-on-Derwent, a semi-detached house with gardens and a garage.

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RUNAWAY house prices in the south of the county are 15 times the average wage, making it one of the least affordable spots in the UK.

Land decision today

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Councillors will decide today whether to give away land in Carterton and Long Hanborough.

‘Exam changes likely to affect schools’ GCSEs’

Witney Gazette: Sue Croft, the principal of Oxford Spires Academy

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEADTEACHER has warned that GCSE results across Oxfordshire are likely to be more varied than usual, after examination rules were changed.

Gangs raid two supermarkets

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO supermarkets were robbed in West Oxfordshire within three hours of each other.

Troubled family scheme to now include under-5s

Witney Gazette: Education cabinet member Melinda Tilley

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TROUBLED toddlers across Oxfordshire are set to get more help as a Government scheme is expanding in the county.

Liberty’s fund hits £5.8k and goes on rising

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WEB page set up two days after the death of Liberty Baker with the aim of raising £600 to pay for a memorial has now raised over £5,800.

Thousands expected to enjoy eclectic musical festival

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WOODSTOCK is ready to rock out this weekend for a free festival in the town square.

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

Witney Gazette:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.

Fishermen take the bait from professionals

Witney Gazette:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMATEUR fishermen were given tips from top sportsmen at a charity event.

Report backs reopening railway line to Cambridge

Witney Gazette:

8:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A REPORT has said there is a strong economic case for reinstating the Varsity Line between Oxford and Cambridge. The line was closed in 1967 after pressure from the Government and lack of use.

Oxfordshire commuters face rail price increase

Witney Gazette: A First Great Western High Speed Train

1:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

OXFORDSHIRE commuters are set to pay more for train tickets after rail operators discovered how much they could increase rail prices today.

Man accused of aiding alleged murderer Will Blencowe borrowed trainers, brother tells court

Witney Gazette:

1:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE brother of a man accused of aiding alleged murderer Will Blencowe has described handing over his trainers on the night Connor Tremble was killed.

Blenheim bike riders in gear for palace pursuit

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 riders set off from the scenic grounds of Blenheim Palace as part of a family cycling festival on Sunday.

Horse trial entrants can use eco-friendly bedding for mounts

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ECO-friendly bedding will be on offer in the stables of this year’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

Ex-fireman from Charlbury rows to Pacific success for charity

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A FORMER fireman who rowed 2,700 miles with a team across the Pacific Ocean said good humour got him through the challenge.

Skye’s the limit as loom band appeal heads for stratosphere

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALL across Oxfordshire, groups of children are working to fulfil Skye Hall’s dying wish to make the world’s longest loom band.

PM switches on community’s fast broadband

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DAVID Cameron has switched on a community broadband project that will give one West Oxfordshire parish one of the fastest internet speeds in the country.







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