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

Witney Gazette:

6:55am Wednesday 22nd 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

Witney Gazette:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS month in your Oxford Mail has been our annual First Days of School supplements, pictorial souvenirs of reception classes at dozens of primary schools across the county.

Chipping Norton schoolchildren put points to PM

Witney Gazette:

3:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS at Holy Trinity Primary School in Chipping Norton told David Cameron what they want from proposals for new housing next to their school.

Man taken to hospital after four vehicles crash on A34 slip road

Witney Gazette: A34 traffic alert

3:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision north of Oxford this morning.

West Oxfordshire housing strategy delayed after thousands give their views

Witney Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLUEPRINT for where new homes will be built in West Oxfordshire has been delayed after the district council received more feedback than it expected.

Day centre members design way-markers for Eynsham Wharf art trail

Witney Gazette:

11:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DESIGNS by a group of elderly people will be included in the £20,000 Eynsham Art Trail to celebrate a 600-year-old route in the village.

Councillors to inspect site of proposed 270-home development in Witney

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of West Oxfordshire District Council’s lowlands area planning sub-committee are to make a site visit before considering controversial proposals for a housing development in Witney.

New-look 2015 West Oxfordshire Business Awards launched

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire Business Awards (WOBA) are being relaunched for 2015 with a new retail category.

Series of crashes around county adds to rush-hour queues

Witney Gazette: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Drivers were delayed by a series of accidents around the county yesterday morning.

Ambulance delays at county hospitals 'not acceptable'

Witney Gazette: Ambulance stock image

8:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 100 patients had to wait over an hour in ambulances outside Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital last year, figures obtained by the Oxford Mail show.

Carterton motorcyclist dies in hospital after road accident

Witney Gazette: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 74-year-old man who was injured when his motorcycle collided with a car last month has died in hospital.

West Oxfordshire F1 car maker's future unclear

Witney Gazette:

7:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TALKS surrounding the future of the West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars are “not making much progress”, administrators said.

Police watchdog launches investigation into Woodstock man's death in Sussex

Witney Gazette:

6:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE family of a Woodstock man, who died after being restrained by police, said they need to know more about his death.

Minister joins Army medics on Ebola mission in Africa

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening yesterday flew from West Oxfordshire to West Africa with troops helping in the fight against Ebola.

County's sex education isn't effective, say young people

Witney Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS have told school bosses that sex education in Oxfordshire is “not effective”.

Carterton Scalextric challenge gets pulses racing

Witney Gazette:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

EIGHT-year-old Caitlin James got her motor running before heading out on the Scalextric track.

Freeland Primary School gets groovy for its milestone anniversary

Witney Gazette:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ABBI Wilkinson and Chloe Davies celebrated their school’s 50th birthday by travelling back in time to the swinging ’60s.

100 army medics fly from RAF Brize Norton to Sierra Leone in fight against Ebola

Witney Gazette:

9:19am Tuesday 21st October 2014

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Justine Greening is with British troops today heading to Sierra Leone to help the fight against Ebola.

Oxfordshire braced for severe winds caused by aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

Witney Gazette:

8:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Oxfordshire are being warned to watch out for severe winds caused by the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Ebola volunteer ‘doing well’ with vaccine shot

Witney Gazette: Lynda Atkins

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first woman to be given a potential Ebola vaccine in an Oxford trial is said to be doing well.

Colourful cabs driving home the importance of free NHS testing for over-40s

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEALTH leaders hope colourful cabs will help reverse a fall in the rate of people having free NHS check-ups.

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

Witney Gazette:

6:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

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

Plenty of a-ppeal at Chadlington’s apple day fun

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

VILLAGERS in Chadlington marked the harvest season with an event dedicated to apples.

County council revises budget cuts to lessen burden on services for homeless

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CUTS to help for homeless people are to be changed after concerns were raised about their impact.

Parents reminded they have until end of October to make secondary school applications

Witney Gazette: Melinda Tilley

5:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PARENTS with children starting secondary school next September have been reminded to apply online with their preferred schools before the end of the month.

Leafield-based Caterham F1 car-maker goes into administration

Witney Gazette:

11:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE West Oxfordshire-based maker of Caterham Formula 1 racing cars has gone into administration.

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

Witney Gazette:

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.

Poll's outcome to be used to fight Woodstock homes proposal

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PUBLIC poll will be held in Woodstock after plans were unveiled to build up to 1,500 homes east of the town.

Nearly-full Eynsham cemetery set to be closed for future burials

Witney Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A “full up” graveyard is set to close, preventing residents from being buried in their village.

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

Witney Gazette: 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

Witney Gazette: 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

Witney Gazette: Traffic Alert general

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

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

Radiographers take strike action as part of pay dispute

Witney Gazette: 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

Witney Gazette: 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.

Man who scared off burglars with a sword from his Witney home is left feeling 'a bag of nerves'

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A BURGLARY victim who scared off his intruders while holding a sword said the incident had left him emotionally scarred.

Blenheim Palace plans to open gates to music fans with series of concerts

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

WOODSTOCK has welcomed plans to hold a series of concerts at Blenheim Palace.

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

Witney Gazette:

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

Witney Gazette:

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

Witney Gazette:

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.

Didcot steam enthusiast chuffed by Combe Mill show’s popularity

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

TRADITIONAL industries of wood and steam came together at the original sawmill and workshop of the Blenheim Palace estate, Combe Mill.

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

Witney Gazette: 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

Witney Gazette: 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.

Clarkson gets points on licence

Witney Gazette: Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been caught speeding

11:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding, he has admitted.

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

Witney Gazette:

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

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

Witney Gazette: 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.

Details of 11th Duke of Marlborough's funeral released

Witney Gazette:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

FAMILY and close friends will attend the funeral of the 11th Duke of Marlborough on Friday in Woodstock, Blenheim Palace has said.

Sex crime reports in Oxfordshire rise by 22 per cent

Witney Gazette: 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

Witney Gazette: 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.

Site visit proposed over plan for 270 homes in Witney

Witney Gazette: west oxfordshire district council

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to support visiting the site in Witney of a controversial plan for 270 homes before making a decision.

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

Witney Gazette:

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.

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